Leadership

CHUCK RUGGIERO

Chief Operating Officer


Chief outsourcing strategist. Lover of ingenuity.
Weekend DIY fein. Closet coder. Creatively re-
sourceful. Joined the team to launch Provalus
and hit the ground running.


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CHRISTEN BLACK

Chief Marketing Officer


Master of marketing. Brand strategist. Content Creator.
Inspired by the power of purpose. Avid organizer.
Design enthusiast. Exercise addict. A sucker
for good harmony and retro playlists.


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Chase Donner

Chief Financial Officer


Steward of finances and a stickler for process. Creative
problem solver. Hot air balloon aficionado. Microbrewery
connoisseur. Father of two. Takes the scenic route whenever
possible.


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LAURA CHEVALIER

President


Master of unique perspectives. Knowledgable in all
things technology. Can juggle more tasks than Anthony Gatto.
Interior design enthusiast. In pursuit of the perfect day planner.
Mother of two girls and mentor to all she takes
under her wing. Essential.


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JOSH HEROLD

Senior Vice President of Delivery Operations, Provalus


Mission-minded leader. Team-builder. The epitome of “roll up your
sleeves”. Adaptable. Results-driven. Innovative brainstormer.
Gadget geek. Soccer aficionado and coach. Animal-lover.
Father to two young men, counselor to many. Country boy at heart!


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BEN TUCKER

Vice President of Operations


Maker of data-driven decisions and incredible cuisine.
At least 7 spreadsheets open at any given moment.
Steward of process, delivery and production tools.
Master of data and timely sarcasm. After a 5 month courtship,
joined the Optomi family in 2014 to open our Detroit branch.
Thrice promoted. Indispensable.


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AMBER GERARD

Chief People Officer


Possesses a keen ability to spot good talent.
Champion of our culture. Master networker.
Disseminator of infectious youthful enthusiasm. Genuine.
Has never met a board game she can’t master.
Aspiring rescue-shelter owner and mother to two
charming daughters. Integral.


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