Cam Deery, President
As the President, Cam is responsible for creating, communicating, and implementing Castaway’s vision, mission, and overall direction. Cam brings more than 20 years of executive leadership expertise in management, as well as sales and marketing. Highly experienced in information technology (IT) hardware, solutions, and services, Cam is the visionary and driving force behind the company’s CastTRAC chain-of-custody program for securely processing offline data-bearing assets.
Prior to founding Castaway, Cam held executive management and sales positions at Axis Communications (NASDAQ Stockholm: AXIS), BaseSix, C4N Inc., and Xyplex (now MRV Communications; NASDAQ: MRVC) . He brings great passion, solid business fundamentals, and creative solutions to the Information Technology Asset Disposition (ITAD) industry. Cam is a graduate of the University of Vermont, where he earned his Bachelor’s in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing.
Brian Sifferlen, Chief Financial Officer
As the Chief Financial Officer, Brian brings more than 25 years of extensive accounting, finance and industry knowledge to Castaway. Brian is responsible for overseeing finances, operations and general day to day business. He also assists in performing tasks necessary to achieve the organization’s mission and help execute staff succession and growth plans.
Prior to joining the Castaway team, Brian held Vice President positions at The Bank of New York Mellon (NYSE: BK) and Mellon Financial Corporation in the Information Technology (IT) Finance Group. Brian is a graduate of Merrimack College with a Bachelor’s in Finance.
Jay Marchand, Director of Sales and Account Management
As Director of Sales and Account Management, Jay serves as the key liaison between Castaway and our clients, ensuring that we deliver exceptional customer service and achieve outstanding client satisfaction. He is responsible for managing and maintaining client relationships, developing individual account plans and providing value throughout all our relationships. Further, Jay is responsible for new client acquisition and implementing the on boarding process via our highly consultative sales approach. He is helping to enhance and further shape the Castaway brand through his diligent interaction with clients, assessment of market conditions and execution of our best-in-class suite of IT Asset Disposition (ITAD) Services.
Jay was a 4-year NCAA Division 1 soccer player at the University of Massachusetts where he earned a bachelors degree in Economics with a focus on Business Administration and Management. Prior to Castaway Technologies, Jay consistently exceeded sales goals and received extensive training in direct sales and marketing from The New England Team, a specialized sales consulting firm. In 2016, Jay brought his customer service mindset, expertise and acumen to develop and manage Castaway’s Retail and e-Commerce Team. He has focused on improving customer interactions and expanding the our customer base and sales channels while building new retention strategies, implementing selling tools and providing outstanding leadership to the team.
Under Jay’s management and with his team’s dedication, Castaway’s sales and online brand value have increased dramatically. This success and his commitment to always providing value and consistent customer service led to his promotion as the Director of Sales and Account Management. He arrives eager to please, ready to work every day and always brings a fun, jovial and nurturing spirit to Castaway Technologies, our clients, customers, partners, colleagues, family and friends.
Earl Abdoo, Vice President of Systems and Operations
As the Vice President of Systems and Operations, Earl brings over 20 years experience in the I.T. Services (MarTech) industry. Earl is responsible for day-to-day operations to support company growth, technology and warehouse infrastructure, and various systems including our ERP, CRM, e-Commerce Sales and Data Sanitization applications.
Having worked with several large enterprise and Fortune 500 companies including Epsilon, Harte-Hanks (NYSE: HHS), Blackbaud (NASDAQ: BLKB )and Infogroup , Earl has been at the tip of the spear regarding data security. Earl is an experienced leader, relationship manager and trusted advisor skilled in program management, project management, partner management, change management, budgeting, forecasting, contract renewal and cross-channel sales. Earl’s dedication to continuous improvement and client satisfaction will serve Castaway Technologies well.
Earl earned a Bachelors of Science degree in Management Science from Bridgewater State College as well as captaining their NCAA Division III varsity baseball team his junior and senior years. Prior to college, Earl served in the U.S. Marine Corps as a Reconnaissance Marine. Ooohrah!