Management Team

ROBERT BURCH  CHAIRMAN

Bob is chairman of UgMO Technologies. In addition, he is chief executive officer of Red Badge, Inc., a real estate and venture capital corporation, co-founder of Everlands, a worldwide outdoor lifestyle membership club, and co-founder of Asian American Partners. Bob was the co-founder of Eagle’s Eye, a successful retail clothier, and an early-stage investor in numerous companies including Internet Capital Group, Jawbone, Color Kinetics and Voss Water. He has a B.A. from Denison University.

BRIAN DALMASS CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Brian has an extensive background in sales and operations, executing and delivering results from very large operations to start up and turnaround companies. He was most recently the Vice President and General Manager for the Affinion Group and prior to that was the Senior Vice President of Field Operations for DIRECTV, before becoming the company’s President of the Network Solutions Division. His past experience also includes roles with 1800Flowers.com as the Vice President of Sales and Corporate Marking and a variety of positions with Cendant Corporation including Executive Vice President, Division Vice President and Vice President of Marketing.

MARK McCAREL CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Mark brings many years of experience in turf management from working in the golf Course Maintenance Business managing high-end golf clubs in the Northeast. He has a B.S. in Biology with a minor in Chemistry from Bowling Green State University and an Associate’s Degree in Turfgrass Science from The Ohio State University. His extensive field and management experiences bring practical application solutions to UgMO’s product lines.

  

Research and Development

TIM VARLEY SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT LEAD

For over 25 years Tim has worked with startup tech companies in the UK, Cleveland, Boston and New York and now Philadelphia. He is an inventor and is proud that one of his inventions was nominated for a Smithsonian Award. He is passionate about technology and how it helps people in ways they did not realize. He studied computer science in Oxford, UK.

 

Field Operations / Customer Service

BRAD CARMEAN DIRECTOR OF FIELD OPERATIONS

Brad joined the UgMO team in 2011 after spending 10 years leading a company from start-up to acquisition and another two years managing a book of business for the largest green industry distributor in the country. He also brings years of experience in Civil and Mechanical Engineering, earning a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Oakland University and an M.B.A. from Wayne State University. Brad's extensive experience in irrigation management, along with his mechanical background, make him an invaluable asset in the field ensuring maximum functionality of UgMO's product lines.

DEREK PRUYNE DATA ANALYST

Derek joined the UgMO team as a Data Analyst in 2017 bringing with him a diverse background in turfgrass management and research. Derek earned his B.S. in Turfgrass Science and M.S. in Agronomy from Penn State University in 2011 and 2014 respectively. Before joining UgMO Technologies, his previous work experiences included golf course and professional baseball field management, field and greenhouse research, and three years as a Sr. Research Specialist in turfgrass biotechnology. Derek’s primary goal with UgMO is to provide field operations and our customers data-driven insights into irrigation practices to promote efficient and effective landscape management.

PATRICIA IMPORTICO ACCOUNTS MANAGER

Pat brings over 30 years of experience in corporate accounting and supervises daily operation of the corporate accounting team. Pat holds a Bachelor's degree in Accounting from LaSalle University and is pursuing her Finance MBA from Penn State University. She has held many positions including Corporate Controller, for TOPCALL Corporation, Senior Accountant for Stryker Corporation, Morgan Truck Body, LLC and AmerisourceBergen Corporation.