President and Chief Executive Officer
Justin is the CEO and president of Credera. He is responsible for leadership, company growth, and continuing to create an outstanding culture and great place to work for Credera’s people. Justin works closely with the rest of the Credera leadership team to build upon the 20 years of success helping our clients achieve amazing results and creating growth opportunities for our people.
When Justin joined Credera as a Manager in 2004, he was looking for an opportunity to lead and make a major contribution, utilize his technology skills and experience to help clients solve business problems, and work with the best and brightest employees and clients. Justin brings over 20 years of consulting and digital experience across a wide range of industries including retail, entertainment, transportation, healthcare, and hospitality. Justin and his wife Karla have been married for over 19 years and have two children (Grady and Riley). Justin graduated from Oklahoma State University.
Partner and Chief Innovation Officer
Jake is Chief Innovation Officer and a Partner in our Dallas office. Jake is responsible for Credera’s innovation services and is the leader of our User Experience practice. He joined the firm as a Manager in our Management Consulting practice in 2013. Jake’s additional responsibilities at Credera include leadership of DTC360, an Omnicom venture, and oversight of several client relationships. His work focuses on innovation strategy, product strategy, the introduction of new products and services, and user-centered design. Previously, he worked at Google with the Google Apps, Online Operations, and People Operations teams.
He graduated from Northwestern University with a Bachelor of Arts, with Honors, and earned his MBA with Distinction from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Outside the office, Jake can be found spending time with his wife and three children.
Managing Partner, Mergers and Acquisitions
Scott is a strategic advisor and leader, overseeing many of Credera’s client relationships. He began his management consulting career 20 years ago with Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) and brings experience in corporate strategy, transformational change, organization design and development, culture, governance, customer experience and loyalty, sales and marketing strategy, business intelligence and analytics, software development and IT strategy. Scott brings real-life leadership experience from his prior C-level roles in private equity and entrepreneurial ventures. Scott is a graduate of Texas A&M University and completed the finance and accounting executive education program at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Chief Financial Officer and Chief Information Officer
David is a Managing Partner in Credera’s Management Consulting Practice and serves as the firm’s Chief Financial Officer and Chief Information Officer. After spending time with larger firms, he was ready to work with a group of people focused on excellence while making a positive difference in the lives of others. David enjoys leading talented teams as they solve clients’ tough business/technology challenges and capitalize on major business opportunities. Twenty-seven years of management consulting and technology experience across a wide range of industries helps him bring valuable insight to both Credera professionals and clients. He graduated from Baylor University with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. He enjoys time with his wife and daughter, and is an active member of Bent Tree Bible Fellowship Church in Carrollton, Texas.
Managing Partner, Denver and Operations
Kevin is a Managing Partner at Credera and has more than 20 years of management consulting, strategy, and operations experience. At Credera, Kevin is responsible for our Strategy & Operations Service Area, Management Consulting Practice, and Denver go-to-market strategy. His client work includes strategic growth initiatives, financial and operational process design, M&A due diligence, and post-merger integration. Prior to joining Credera, Kevin worked in venture capital and was a management consultant at Accenture. Mr. Erickson earned his MBA from The University of Chicago and his B.A. from Taylor University. Kevin is an avid reader and is the proud father of three girls.
Pete is a Partner at Credera and joined the firm in 2013 as a Vice President. He focuses on building long-term client relationships through the delivery of high quality solutions that produce real business value. He brings more than 20 years of consulting experience in areas such as strategic technology planning, enterprise architecture, and the design and implementation of web and mobile solutions. Pete's commitment to mentorship and people development is a great asset to the Credera team. Pete is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Partner and Chief Technology Officer
Jason Goth is a Partner and Chief Technology Officer at Credera and has over 25 years of experience in technology consulting and software system design with a focus on architecture and strategy. At Credera, Jason plays an important leadership role helping clients deliver complex technology solutions, modernize legacy environments, and adopt emerging technology. Prior to joining Credera, Jason’s experience includes leading technology teams of all sizes, from startups to the Fortune 500. He has led several transformative efforts such as leading an overhaul of American Airlines customer facing applications. He also led a team of architects that designed custom cloud solutions at Verizon Enterprise Solutions for multiple Fortune 500 companies. Jason and his wife Leslie have 4 children and live in Dallas, TX.
Jen is a Partner in Credera's Chicago office. Jen is responsible for overseeing market growth strategy as the Chicago lead and working with the executive team to help grow and scale the firm's global presence. She has over 25 years of experience in the consulting, digital and technology spaces with a focus on driving customer-centric digital transformation, helping organizations to unlock business value, and leading large-scale, complex organization change initiatives. Prior to joining Credera in 2019, Jen worked in consulting leadership roles across the US, UK and Australia.
Jen graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Marketing. She enjoys life in Chicago with her husband Jason and their 3 dogs. As a classically trained chef, Jen loves to host dinner gatherings – she is also a boxer in exhibition bouts and is the lead singer in an 80s rock cover band.
Partner and Chief Digital Officer
Phil is Chief Digital Officer and a Partner in our Dallas office. Phil is responsible for leading Credera’s Digital and MarTech teams, as well as Credera's Customer Engagement & Commerce services alongside Cody Case. He joined the firm as a Manager in 2010 and was promoted to Partner and Chief Digital Officer in 2019.
Phil has an extensive background in eCommerce and MarTech. Additionally, he has experience developing firm-wide methodologies spanning MarTech Architecture Integration, Customer Journeys, Audience Creation, AdTech Enablement, Marketing Orchestration & Automation, Content Intelligence, and Analytics & Attribution.
Phil graduated from Iowa State University with a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering. Outside the office, Phil enjoys playing tennis and hockey. He can also be found spending time with his wife and two children, Layton and Londyn.
Managing Partner, Houston
Kevin is a Managing Partner at Credera and joined the firm in 2016. His functional responsibilities include serving as the Managing Partner of Credera’s Houston office and leading the firm's go-to-market (GTM) strategy. Additionally, Kevin leads strategic channel alliances and global client relationships across the Omnicom global network of agencies. His professional background includes over 20 years of management consulting, digital, and technology enablement experience, with most of the last decade focused at the intersection of Energy and Digital.
Kevin's experience helps clients leverage pervasive digital and data to innovate, disrupt, and transform to customer-centric operating models. His clients gain greater efficiencies and optimizations across customer, supplier, and internal audiences. His experience has been applied in industry and consulting roles across Hi-Tech, Manufacturing, Retail, and Energy clients around the world.
Kevin graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Business Administration, Management Information Systems. He is passionate about stewardship and sits on several academic and non-profit advisory boards. Outside of work, Kevin is an avid outdoorsman and loves taking adventurous vacations with his family.
Gail Stout Perry
Gail joined Credera as a Partner in 2019 where she focuses on strategy formulation, strategy execution, and performance management. She brings more than 25 years of management consulting experience across multiple industries, disciplines, and technologies. Prior to joining Credera, Gail worked in management consulting at Andersen Consulting (now Accenture), the Balanced Scorecard Institute and other firms. She has also held the role of Chief Strategy Officer at a global software company. She is a co-author of a textbook, The Institute Way: Simplify Strategic Planning and Management with the Balanced Scorecard which is available in English, Arabic, and Vietnamese. Gail earned her B.S. in Industrial Engineering (with a focus on Automation & Robotics) from The University of Texas at Arlington and her MBA in Finance from Abilene Christian University.
Managing Partner, Credera Build
Trent is a Managing Partner in our Dallas office and leads Credera's Build Centers, Microsoft Solutions practice, and Healthcare practice. Additional responsibilities include leading Credera’s service areas, business development, client relationship management, and investing time in the future leaders of the firm. He also assists in M&A and overall go-to-market strategy. Prior to joining Credera, Trent began his career with PwC on the technology side; application & web development, cms, ecommerce and portal projects.
Trent graduated from the University of Texas with a BBA in Management Information systems and is a certified project management professional (PMP) through the Project Management Institute (PMI). He serves on the Executive Committee of St Andrew United Methodist Church in Plano, TX. Outside of the office, Trent loves to travel with his wife and two sons. He enjoys sailing, cycling, and keeping up with Longhorn sports and the Dallas Mavericks.
Managing Partner, Marketing and Talent
Andrew is the Managing Partner for Marketing and Talent, located in our Dallas office. Andrew currently leads Credera’s Marketing, Human Resources and Talent functions and continues to work on Management Consulting and Technology Solutions projects with our clients. He is a member of Credera's Diversity & Inclusion Committee and the Executive Sponsor of Open Pride Credera. He has more than 25 years of management and technology consulting experience, with a focus on strategy, operations excellence, organizational change management and program/project leadership.
Andrew graduated from Baylor University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and International Business and is a member of the Board of Trustees for The Warren Center. Outside of the office, Andrew loves to run, read and spend time with his wife Wendy and two boys, Nick and Joe.
Partner and Chief Data Scientist
Vincent is Chief Data Scientist and a partner in our Dallas office. Vincent joined the Credera leadership team in 2019. His work focuses on data science and strategy. His goal is to bring data and data science to solve client problems in novel ways, unlocking new potential that did not previously exist. Prior to joining Credera, Vincent worked as Chief Data Scientist for GE Digital where his team was focused on leveraging Industrial IoT to reduce costs, increase revenue, and reduce risk for industrial customers. Previously he was the Director of Analytics Engineering for Zillow Group where his team was charged with ensuring the trustworthiness of the data that powers Zillow from products like the Zestimate to marketing and sales data. Vincent joined Zillow from Uber, where he was the Head of Data Science in Seattle leading half a dozen different products including: UberFamily, Scheduled Rides, Airports and Venues. He has also led teams at Microsoft and Yammer.
Vincent got his start in data science after a Ph.D. program in Statistics at U.C. Berkeley. He is passionate about education and evangelism and loves learning how new parts of a business work. In particular, he loves finding new places to get people excited about using data to change their jobs, teams, and lives. Outside of the office, Vincent enjoys spending time with his wife, Karin, and three daughters, Katarina, Jennalise, and Vienna.