Management TeamMeet the team that helps ArbiterSports stay at the top.
Chief Executive Officer
As CEO and President of ArbiterSports, Jeff combines his passion for sports officiating with his skill in managing high performance teams. Prior to ArbiterSports, Jeff founded Triplette Advisors LLC, a risk management and turnaround consultancy, and also served as President and COO for FNC, Inc., a pioneer in real estate collateral information technology. Before FNC, Jeff served at Duke Energy Corporation for 32 years in a number of senior leadership roles including President and CEO of Bison Insurance Company, Duke’s captive insurance subsidiary. Jeff recently retired after 22 years as an NFL official and is the past Chair of the Board of Directors for the National Association of Sports Officials (NASO) and past President of the National Football League Referees Association (NFLRA). A retired Colonel with over 32 years of service in the U.S. Army National Guard and Reserve, Jeff was awarded the Bronze Star while serving in the first Persian Gulf War. Jeff holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Wake Forest University where he also serves on its Board of Visitors for the School of Business and is a Trustee with the Utah Technology Council.
Chief Financial Officer
As a member of the ArbiterSports executive team, John leads the finance, accounting, treasury and planning functions at the company. He has a 20+ years of functional experience covering FP&A, mergers and acquisitions, accounting oversight/policy, treasury management and compliance. John’s background also includes seven years of hands-on operational experience and five years of experience as a board member and audit committee chairman at a publicly-traded insurance agency and brokerage. His broad industry expertise covers software, financial services, aerospace/manufacturing and retail with a range of companies, including Citrix Systems, Zions Bancorporation, Bank of America (NationsBank), Coltec Industries, Quotesmith and McDonalds. John holds an MBA in Finance from the University of Chicago and a BS in Finance from the University of Utah.
Chief Revenue Officer
As CRO and a member of the ArbiterSports executive team, Jeff leads all revenue functions for the company. Jeff’s background includes helping launch the first ever adult learning platform in the education market which grew to over one million registered educators across all fifty states, three USA territories, eight Canadian provinces, and three European countries. Jeff’s deep knowledge of the education industry at the national policy level to state initiatives and district implementation of technology brings an expanded skill set to ArbiterSports. Prior to joining ArbiterSports, Jeff held senior level and executive positions at ContentWatch, School Improvement Network, Agilix, and most recently Renaissance Learning. He is also the founder of INQUIS and SyncScience. Jeff holds a bachelor of science degree from Brigham Young University-Hawaii and currently resides in Draper, UT with his wife and three children.
Chief Technology Officer
As a member of the ArbiterSports executive team, Jeremy oversees software architecture, user interface design, and quality assurance for the entire family of ArbiterSports products. Before joining ArbiterSports, Jeremy worked as a senior software engineer and software director for Novell, Ping Identity and Echopass, creating software designed improve user experience and increase efficiency. Jeremy holds a BS in Computer Science from Brigham Young University, a Master in Education in Instructional Technology from Utah State University, and an MBA in Technology Management from Westminster College. He currently resides in Bluffdale, Utah with his wife and five children.
VP of Business Development
Clark is well versed in all things ArbiterSports, having managed its sales team, its customer service team, and ArbiterPay sales and operations. Starting with ArbiterSports from its earliest beginnings, Clark prides himself on knowing thousands of clients and most industry leaders personally and is now focused on developing new business opportunities with national governing bodies and associations. Many of his closest friends are among the company’s clients and partners. Clark holds BA’s in Finance and Mandarin from the University of Utah, and an MBA from Brigham Young University. He lives in Mill Creek, Utah with his wife and four children.
VP of Product Management
Karen is a seasoned product manager, software engineer and business analyst with two decades of experience overseeing the development of new products. Before joining ArbiterSports, Mogridge served in several positions at financial services giant CoreLogic, including Senior Professional Product Manager, Director of Quality Assurance, Director of Special Projects and Senior Business Analyst. She also worked as a software engineer with F-22 Lockheed Martin and combined her love of cycling and non-profits to make key contributions to several organizations including the GOAL Foundation, Mercury Cycling, Safe Routes to School National Partnership and Bike Walk Mississippi. Mogridge holds a BS in Computer Information Systems from Valdosta State University. She and her husband live in Ogden, Utah with their rescue dogs and cat.
Spencer has been at ArbiterSports since 2000 and directs the ArbiterSports sales team. Like his father and founder of ArbiterSports, Reid Evans, Spencer possesses the entrepreneurial spirit, which fuels the company’s success. A self-proclaimed road warrior, Spencer enjoys making personal client visits and helping them get the full benefit of their ArbiterSports solution. Spencer is passionate about sports and crisscrosses the country to attend virtually any kind of sporting event. Spencer earned his BS in Management from Brigham Young University. He and his wife live in Sandy, Utah, with their five children.
As the creator of ArbiterPay, Daren successfully combined his passions of sports officiating with the prepaid banking market. Daren began his professional career in bank management and has worked for multiple regional and national banks before becoming a full-time entrepreneur. Daren has consulted with hundreds of organizations to implement payment solutions both domestically and internationally. Daren has taught classes in entrepreneurship, finance, and accounting. He holds a BS in Economics and an MBA. He and his wife live in North Logan, UT with their three children.
Human Resources Manager
Dean joined the ArbiterSports team in November 2015 as the Human Resources Manager. His extensive professional experience with employee relations and performance management make him a great addition to the company. Dean’s proven track record of implementing workforce plans to ensure cohesive teams and maximize productivity contributes to the overall company vision. Prior to joining ArbiterSports, he worked as a Human Resource Business Partner with Zions Bank where he became well versed in local, state and federal legislation affecting corporate policies and procedures. A graduate of Utah State University, and a passionate Aggie fan, Dean received his MA degree from Webster University. He completed his Professional in Human Recourses certification in 2015. Dean lives in Murray with his wife Kim and their two sons, Braedon and Reilly.
VP of Officiating Education
Dave oversees the officiating education, working closely with national and state governing bodies to develop and distribute their officiating training programs. He is an active NCAA Division I Baseball coordinator and works as an Instant Replay Official for the PAC12. Dave is the former National Coordinator of NCAA Baseball Umpires (1996-2008), and has served on the board of the National Association of Sports Officials. He was an umpire at the 1996 Olympics, the 1993 and 1999 Intercontinental Cups, and the 1990 World Championships. In 1999, he received the International Baseball Federation Umpire of the Year award.
Jake brings more than 10 years of information technology experience to his role as the Director of IT, where he oversees the day-to-day operations of IT infrastructure and systems. He manages ArbiterSports’ ever-expanding cloud-based technology and the many IT needs at its corporate headquarters. He is an avid golfer, loves the outdoors, and runs a half marathon each year. He lives in Provo, Utah with his wife and three children.
Director of Officiating Education
Bobbi has been a member of the ArbiterSports Officiating Education team since 2010, working primarily on NCAA and NFHS accounts. She is the go-to resource for groups using ArbiterSports’ tools for managing the education and certification of officials. She has a Bachelor of Science in English, with a Professional and Technical Writing Emphasis. She is entering her nineteenth consecutive year as a soccer parent, during which time she has learned that comments from the sidelines are neither helpful nor appreciated. Bobbi lives with her husband and three children in Layton, Utah.
Software Development Manager
Dan has been developing software for over 15 years and runs the day-to-day efforts of the ArbiterSports development team. Working with the company’s Product Managers, Dan and his team ensure that every client experience with ArbiterSports technology is a great one. Dan loves the outdoors and currently lives in South Jordan, Utah with his wife and four children.