THE RETURN FLIGHT TEAM

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LEADERSHIP TEAM

Frankie Russo

Co-Founder / CEO

In seven short years, Frankie Russo has built one of the most innovative marketing, creative and interactive firms in Louisiana. He has been featured as a keynote speaker at the Apple Partner Symposium in New York City addressing owners of Apple retail centers from around the US and in Las Vegas at the Fox Affiliates Meeting during the National Association of Broadcasters Convention addressing the CEOs of all the US FOX affiliate stations. Most recently Russo was awarded as an Inc 500 | 5000 fastest growing companies honoree and named by Acadiana Biz as one of 2014’s 20 under 40.

Aaron Lozier

Co-Founder / CTO

Aaron Lozier is a second generation computer programmer, learning the craft at a young age from his father who was a COBOL programmer. Aaron has been in Web development for over a dozen years, working on both Windows and Linux platforms using a variety of languages. Aaron considers himself, first and foremost, to be a business person – utilizing technologies, teams and creative thinking to solve problems. His out-of-the box thinking has helped him to craft cost-effective and user-friendly solutions for large and small companies, in a variety of industries. When not solving technical problems, he is likely to be found climbing boulders and cliffs in Alabama, Georgia and Tennessee or spending time with his family.

Jennifer Kendrick

Director of Software Development

Jennifer Kendrick has been passionate for anything computer related since she was 7 years old. She learned front end development for many years but gravitated more into the role of leading software development teams. Her mix of technical and artistic backgrounds allowed for her to pursue not only a logical but also creative approach to managing projects. After picking up bits and pieces of different methodology which drives teams to do their best, Jennifer decided to take a larger overarching seat that gives her an eagle eye in the world of the software development life cycle. Within many projects that have many moving pieces, you can bet that she knows exactly who is doing what and if they’re meeting all planned goals.

Traci Onebane

Director of Business Development

Jennifer Kendrick has been passionate for anything computer related since she was 7 years old. She learned front end development for many years but gravitated more into the role of leading software development teams. Her mix of technical and artistic backgrounds allowed for her to pursue not only a logical but also creative approach to managing projects. After 10 years of picking up bits and pieces of different methodology which drives teams to do their best, Jennifer decided to take a larger overarching seat that gives her the eagles eye in the world of the software development life cycle. Within many projects that have many moving pieces, you can bet that she knows exactly who is doing what and if they’re meeting all planned goals.

Traci Onebane

Director of Business Development

After graduating from University of Texas of Austin, Traci began her career in Houston, Texas working in industrial marketing within the commercial real estate industry. The challenges and experience she gained in Houston, catapulted and her prior career which was co-founding, running and growing a successful tech-driven, branding company for the last seven years. She and her team managed national account’s with large volume of needs which included direct client relations, software architecture development, and solution solving.

At Potenza, Traci serves as both the director of business development and client experiences.Traci utilizes her combined experience and knowledge of modern branding initiatives, and client industry behaviors to help clients reach new heights. Specifically, she is responsible for working directly with Potenza’s proprietary software platform to develop solutions to communication and procedure challenges by implementing creative strategies that scale to meet the evolving needs of the client.

What drives Traci is her passion for helping humanize the often technical world of software development to her clients by building better systems and ultimately generate bottom-line growth. Traci enjoys educating and spending time with her twin boys, Dean and Baer, when she’s not helping her clients automate to the top.

MANAGEMENT TEAM

Siva Chenna

Director of India Operations

Brody Humble

QA / QC Manager

John Ezekiel

Senior Software Engineer

Santosh Kumar

Senior Software Support

Arun Uppalapati

Software Team Leader

Vani Dinakar

Software Team Leader

Rakesh Devata

Software Team Leader

Subhash Chukka

Business and HR Manger

DEVELOPMENT TEAM

Stewart Mink

Lead Software Engineer

Dalinaidu Polaki

Frontend Developer

Vara Prasad

Backend Software Developer

Syam Sunder

Backend Software Developer

Sushma Gogula

Backend Software Developer

Nirmala Koiri

Backend Software Developer

Kalyan Dowlapalli

Backend Software Developer

Bhanujee Rao

Backend Software Developer

Chaitanya Goud Madu

Backend Software Developer

Sainadh Chandaka

Backend Software Developer

Kavitha Bodasingi

Backend Software Developer

CUSTOMER SERVICE

Ben Rogers

Lead Customer Service Specialist & QA/QC

Laura Bui

Customer Service Specialist

ACCOUNT MANAGEMENT

Kayli Guidry

Director of Sales

Mary Huebner

Senior Account Specialist

Emily Judice

Senior Account Specialist

Shaneal Jones

Account Specialist