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Our Team

Wednesday, November 27, 2013
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OUR TEAM

 

               

JEFF TRIPLETTE – Chief Executive Officer and President
 

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, 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.  In his 18th season as an NFL official, Jeff also serves as Chair of the Board of Directors for the National Association of Sports Officials (NASO) and as 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.

         
     

CLARK EVANS – Chief Operating Officer
 

Clark is well versed in all things ArbiterSports, having served as COO since 2012,  leading the ArbiterSports sales team since 2004 and the customer service team since 1997, and managing ArbiterPay sales and operations since 2011.  Starting with ArbiterSports from its earliest beginnings, Clark prides himself on knowing thousands of clients and most industry leaders personally.  Many of his closest friends are found 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.
 

         
Ellen Hodgson
     

ELLEN HODGSON – Chief Financial Officer
 

Ellen provides overall direction for the accounting, tax, insurance, budget, credit, and treasury functions of ArbiterSports.  She directs activities associated with the security and investment of the organization's assets and funds, and ensures that financial transactions, policies, and procedures meet the organization's short- and long-term objectives, and regulatory body requirements.  Ellen is a Certified Public Accountant with a Master’s Degree in Professional Accountancy.  She lives with her husband and four children in South Jordan, Utah, and is a proud “Soccer Mom.”

 

         
     

JEREMY BROWN - 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.

         
     

DAVE YEAST – VP of Officiating Education
 

Dave oversees the Officiating Education at ArbiterSports, working closely with national and state governing bodies to develop and distribute their officiating training programs.   He is also an active NCAA Division I Baseball umpire and works as an Instant Replay Communicator for the NFL. 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, was an umpire at the 1996 Olympics, the 1993 and 1999 Intercontinental Cups, and the 1990 World Championships; and was 1999 International Baseball Federation Umpire of the Year.

         
Spencer Evans
      SPENCER EVANS – VP of Sales

 

Spencer has been at ArbiterSports since 2000 and manages 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.

 

         
     

DAREN JACKSON – VP of ArbiterPay

As the founder of ArbiterPay (formerly RefPay.com), Daren successfully combined his passions of sports officiating and the prepaid banking market.  Daren began his professional career in Bank Management and has worked for multiple regional and national banks.  Eventually, his entrepreneurial spirit led him to leave banking and become a full time entrepreneur.  Daren has worked and consulted with hundreds of municipalities, non-profits, and organizations of all sizes to implement payment solutions and strategies both domestic and internationally.  Daren has a BS in Economics and a MBA.  In addition to his entrepreneurial efforts, Daren has taught classes in academia in entrepreneurship, finance, and accounting.  Daren has officiated basketball at the high school and collegiate level for 15+ years.  He and his wife live in North Logan, UT with their three children.

         
     

NATE EVANS – VP of Product Development
 

Nate has followed in the professional footsteps of his two older brothers, Clark and Spencer and leads ArbiterSports’ product development and the Data Systems Teams. Passionate about improving the user experience and feature set, Nate maintains close contact with clients and the customer support team to ensure customer feedback guides the company’s development priorities. He still loves playing indoor soccer and basketball and even has hopes of making a professional team.  Nate received his bachelor’s degree in Philosophy from Brigham Young University. Nate lives in Sandy with his wife and son.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 

 

 
 

 

 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
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