data-basics' executive management
Arthur K. Divell, Jr.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Art Divell, a founding partner, serves as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Data-Basics, a leading provider of Internet-based enterprise software solutions for the service, construction and facilities management industries. Divell provides strategic direction for the company's new market and client expansion. As Data-Basics' chairman of the board, he works closely with the board and the company's management team to ensure continued profitability and revenue growth.
Divell started his career as a hardware design engineer with Cleveland-based Chi Corporation. Following a masters program at Case Western Reserve University, he served as the hardware facilities manager of the department of computer science at the university. His 30 years of experience with hardware and software systems were instrumental in his oversight of the company's move to its Internet-based SAMPro Enterprise product and the development and patenting of the Rules-Based Management
™ software tool.
Divell co-founded Data-Basics in 1974 and from 1976 served as president and CEO until he appointed David Jack as president in 2000. He earned a bachelor's of science in electrical engineering and a master's of science in computer engineering from Case Western Reserve University.
David J. Jack
David Jack serves as president for Data-Basics, a leading provider of Web-enabled enterprise software solutions for industries including construction, equipment (sales, manufacturing and service), facilities management, specialty contractors and telecommunications. Jack oversees the day-to-day operations of Data-Basics and provides leadership for the company's future initiatives. He is also a member of the Data-Basics senior management committee.
With more than 20 years of experience in software systems design, analysis and management, Jack has expertise in numerous markets including manufacturing, engineering, contracting, facilities management, national accounts and government. Recently, he has spearheaded a company-wide initiative to better define and streamline business processes, which has led to increased productivity.
Jack joined Data-Basics in 1982 as a systems programmer/analyst and later served as a project manager for Unix operations. He was appointed president in 2000. Jack earned a bachelor's of science in computer and information science as well as a master's of business administration from Cleveland State University.
Timothy J. Carcione
Senior Product Engineer
Tim Carcione is the director of sales and product engineering for Data-Basics. Carcione oversees new product development for SAMPro Enterprise, including identifying new client- and market-specific features to be incorporated into the software design. He also coordinates client implementations and support of SAMPro Enterprise
. Carcione is a member of the Data-Basics senior management committee.
Prior to joining Data-Basics in 1990, Tim served as vice president of the Corporate Car Care division of Equipment Merchants International (EMI). For four years, he held a number of management positions with EMI, a foundry equipment manufacturer. Previously at Foundry Listing Services, Carcione developed a new division for listing and publishing used foundry equipment and implemented a new computer system for inventory control and listing services.
Carcione received a bachelor's degree from the college of communications at Michigan State University.
Jean M. Knox
Director of Communications
Jean Knox serves as director of communications for Data-Basics. Knox is responsible for planning and implementing Data-Basics' strategic marketing program.
Knox brings more than 15 years of experience in marketing and technical writing for the software arena. Her dual business and technology savvy allow her to bridge the gap between technical and non-technical audiences, thus establishing the groundwork for a solid marketing plan.
Prior to joining Data-Basics in 1993, Knox served as a writer for Weber Systems, a publishing house specializing in trade software titles. During the five years she worked there, Knox authored three books: WordPerfect Simplified
, WordPerfect Simplified: Including Version 5.1
and WordPerfect: Hands-On!
In addition, she co-authored DOS in a Day
. Knox earned a bachelor's of science in business administration from Cleveland State University and a master's of science from Case Western Reserve University.