Quick Base Leadership Team

The Quick Base management team is comprised of industry experts and leaders. Together they provide the passion and experience to help businesses of all sizes drive productivity and digital transformation. They are dedicated to delighting our customers, as well as enabling our team to scale and succeed.

Rick Willett
CEO
Rick Willett is CEO of Quick Base and serves as chairman of the company’s board of directors.

As a seasoned industry veteran, Rick has a strong track record for leading high-growth organizations and scaling businesses in competitive markets. He brings more than 15 years of experience leading private-equity sponsored companies and currently serves as a senior operating executive for Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe.

Previously, Rick was the CEO of Ascend Learning, the leading provider of software and online content solutions that improve the quality and cost of educating healthcare professionals. Prior to Ascend Learning, he was the CEO of NewPage, a $4B manufacturing company, and COO of Teleglobe, a $1.2B software enabled telecom services business. Additionally, Rick had a 12 year career at General Electric where he served as a division CFO and held several general management and engineering leadership roles.

Rick currently serves as the chairman of the board for GetWell Network as well as on the boards of directors for US Acute Care Solutions and Spear Education.

Rick holds an M.B.A. from the Lally School of Management and Technology at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
Matt Hoogerland
Chief Financial Officer
Matt Hoogerland is Chief Financial Officer of Quick Base, where he oversees the organization’s financial, business operations and information technology departments. In this role, he helps drive process and system improvements for the business.

Matt has more than 20 years of diverse finance experience and a track-record of driving growth in revenue, earnings, and cash generation, while improving business controls and efficiencies.

Prior to joining Quick Base, Matt was CFO of leading logistics provider Ozburn-Hessey Logistics (OHL), which was acquired by Geodis. Before OHL, he held several senior finance management positions at Brady Corporation and Metavante Corporation. He also served in a number of progressive finance roles at Grande Cheese Company, Ford Motor Company, and First Chicago NBD.

Matt holds an M.B.A. from the University of Iowa School of Business and a B.A. from the University of Washington.
Dan Freund
SVP of Sales
Dan Freund is the Senior Vice President of Sales at Quick Base. He joined the leadership team in June 2017 to help scale the existing sales team and expand Quick Base’s growing enterprise business.

Dan brings more than 25 years of global leadership experience to the team with a track record of driving exceptional results and sales process innovation.

Prior to Quick Base, Dan served as SVP of Commercial Business at InsideSales.com where he opened the Boston office and built its sales and business development leadership teams. Previously, he spent 17 years at Oracle where he helped the organization break into new markets and business segments and grew the OracleDirect (now Oracle Digital) division from $700 million to more than $1.2 billion in annual revenue over a five-year period.

Dan has an M.S. in Operations Management and Supervision from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute at Hartford and a B.S. in Marine Engineering from Massachusetts Maritime Academy.
Andrew Wyant
SVP of Marketing
Andrew Wyant is the Senior Vice President of Marketing at Quick Base, where he drives the overall go-to-market strategy with a focus on rapidly scaling the organization to expand the existing 6,000+ customer base and acquire net new prospects.

Andrew has more than 25 years of experience in various marketing and corporate strategy roles with a track record of accelerating growth and increasing revenue and market share. His career also includes a successful stint as an entrepreneur, where he launched his own direct response marketing services firm, which grew to over $25 million in revenue in just two years.

Prior to joining Quick Base, Andrew was a general manager at Ascend Learning where he transformed a $13 million business with flat growth into a $75 million business over a four year period. Previously Andrew led the sales and marketing efforts for LifeLock, where he brought the company from $3 million in annual revenues to $160 million in three years, and the National Academy of Sports Medicine. He began his career as an Associate with Boston Consulting Group.

Andrew holds a B.S. with concentrations in Entrepreneurial Management and Political Science from the Wharton School of Business at University of Pennsylvania.
Amy Cohn
VP of Human Resources
Amy Cohn is Vice President of Human Resources at Quick Base, where she is responsible for the company’s talent and organizational development strategies and oversees the HR and Talent Acquisition teams.

Amy has more than 15 years of experience driving employee programs to support growth and culture at start-ups and mid-size technology organizations. She brings deep experience in HR operations, talent acquisition, leadership development and employee engagement.

Prior to Quick Base, Amy held senior HR leadership roles at Compete and Localytics. While at Compete, she served as the Vice President of Human Resources, helping to scale the organization from 75 employees to 175 employees in less than two years. Following Compete’s merger with Dynamic Logic, Amy became Senior Vice President of HR of the newly formed Millward Brown Digital.

Amy holds a B.A. in Religious Studies from the University of Oregon.
Mark Daoust
VP of Customer Success
Mark Daoust is Vice President of Customer Success at Quick Base where he is responsible for driving exceptional value and results for the organization’s 6,000+ customers.

Mark has more than 20 years of enterprise technology experience with a track record of leading high-performing, customer-focused organizations. At Quick Base he is tasked with operationalizing the organization’s customer success efforts. In this role, he oversees the Customer Success Managers, Solutions Engineers, Support, Training and the partner program for certified solution providers.

Prior to joining Quick Base, Mark spent 15 years at HPE, most recently as a Vice President of Operations and Services. At HPE, he led a 350-person team focused on enablement, implementation, delivery and support for seven software-as-a-service products. Previously, he served as a General Manager of Sapient Corporation in Cambridge.

Mark holds an M.B.A. from the Wallace E. Carroll School of Management at Boston College and a B.S. in Commerce from Santa Clara University.
Frank Tino
VP of Product Development
Frank Tino is Vice President of Product Development at Quick Base, where he is responsible for all technical aspects of the product line and oversees Quick Base’s global engineering team.

Frank has more than 25 years of software development experience, and over 15 years in positions of senior management, leading engineering, operations and product teams. He brings experience in a variety of technologies and domains, including enterprise offerings, SaaS, mobile, B2C, online services, eRetailing, data warehousing, storage and security, among others.

Prior to his involvement with Quick Base, Frank served as CTO of GSN Digital, a leader in the casual gaming space and a division of the Game Show Network. Previously, Frank served as a senior executive of product development and engineering at companies including Vela Systems, Iron Mountain Digital, Revenio and Informix, among others.

Frank holds a M.S. in Computer Science & Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Joel Collins
General Counsel
Joel Collins is General Counsel of Quick Base, where he is responsible for leading corporate strategic and tactical legal initiatives.

Joel provides senior management with advice on company strategies and implementation, manages the legal function, and obtains and oversees the work of outside counsel. Joel is directly involved in complex business transactions in negotiating critical contracts.

Prior to joining Quick Base, Joel was General Counsel of Enservio, Inc., a SaaS and services provider to the property insurance industry. Enservio was acquired by Solera in August of 2016. Prior to Enservio, Joel was Assistant General Counsel at Sonus Networks, Inc. a provider of software and services to the telecommunications industry. Joel began his legal career at Ropes & Gray LLP in the securities and public company group.

Joel holds a B.A. from the University of North Carolina, a M.Ed. from North Carolina State University, a J.D. from Northwestern School of Law and a MBA from the Kellogg School of Business.