MEET THE LEADERS
Our Company Leaders
Fred Mastropasqua is a Co-Founder of ClearlyAgile, Managing Partner of Synuma, LLC, and the only Certified Scrum Trainer based out of the Greater Tampa Bay region. He boasts over 25 years of IT experience building enterprise-level business applications, both infrastructure and software development, in roles such as Director of Application Development, Senior IT Manager, Software Engineer, ScrumMaster as well as Agile Coach and Trainer. Fred is a selfless leader and persistent problem solver that thrives on devoting time to each team member’s development and creating innovative solutions. When leading enterprise transformations, he coaches leadership on effective portfolio/product management and scaling techniques, mentors Agile professionals, and trains development teams on successfully implementing the Scrum framework. As a trainer, he leverages cognitive science, making classes exciting, collaborative, and engaging. Clients relish his hands-on approach to creating custom business applications for both cloud and mobile platforms and his product visioning for Synuma SaaS. Fred currently holds several certifications in the areas of Agile, Scrum and Scrum@Scale, Software, and Networking and is consistently adding to his expertise.
As president of ClearlyAgile, Rod Patane focuses on business strategy, operational growth, sales, recruiting, and finance. His strong understanding of the technology industry helps Rod identify progressive solutions and anticipate customer needs. His holistic leadership stance is distinct at every touchpoint: Rod supports his team members, listens to client needs, and ensures business initiatives align with ClearlyAgile's mission and vision. Additionally, Rod excels at coaching companies – whether established or startup – by evaluating leadership, pinpointing current and future needs, and identifying areas of enhancement/redirection to maximize revenue. Before joining CA, Rod served as President, SVP, COO, and CSO at numerous software and services companies, while leading transformations, driving business development, and diversifying value streams to generate multi-million-dollar revenues.
Edmund GorskiVice President of Engineering
Ed is a co-founder of ClearlyAgile and an Enterprise Solutions Architect with over 19 years of experience designing and developing complex business systems. He has been involved in a number of different industries ranging from education, healthcare, government and law enforcement to retail, commercial software and eCommerce. He is extremely focused and dedicated to listening to customers and providing them with solutions that exceed their expectations. Whether it’s mobile, web, desktop or enterprise integration work, Ed, as Vice President of Engineering, spearheads the initiative and helps guide our various teams to success.
Jeff is a Partner at ClearlyAgile bringing over a decade of experience in enterprise-level solution architecture to the team. He provides expertise in Cloud migration, as well as Software & Database Architecture. Originally from Michigan, Jeff moved to Tampa in 2005, and has worked with technology in industries such as Retail, Real Estate, Health Care, and most recently Oil & Gas. His initiative, work ethic and talent served him well as the 4th member of an Oil & Gas software start-up that sold in the millions. Jeff enjoys learning and experimenting with new technologies, as well as solving complex problems. His leadership skills, professional expertise, and team building talents make Jeff an exceptional and valued asset to the team.
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