Jenny Morgan

Jenny Morgan
President & CEO

Jenny Morgan has over 30 years of experience building successful, growth-oriented technology companies in the healthcare information technology market. In 2009, Jenny joined basys LLC as an owner/CEO in order to leverage her prior experience in leading the next phase of the company’s substantial and dedicated history serving the multiemployer market. In 2018, she led the company through a recapitalization with Windrose Health Investors to bolster its path of future growth.

Prior to joining basys, Jenny served as an Investment Principal at Sterling Partners, a top middle-market private equity firm with $4 billion of equity capital under management, where her responsibilities included identifying, evaluating and executing prospective investments, and working with portfolio companies to leverage opportunities for growth and operational efficiencies.

Before joining Sterling Partners in 2006, Jenny was CEO of ViPS, Inc. (now General Dynamics Information Technology), one of the largest information technology companies in the Baltimore area, where she spent more than 20 years and led the company through significant growth by focusing on customer satisfaction and product development. During her tenure at ViPS, Jenny tripled the revenue of the company and led its successful sale in 2004 to WebMD, where she later served as Executive Vice President, Payer Services.

Jenny holds a Master of Administrative Sciences from The Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Brandeis University, where she graduated magna cum laude and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. In 2000, she was a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of The Year® Award, and in 2005 she was named the Ernst & Young Maryland Entrepreneur of The Year. From 2001 to 2003, she received the Deloitte & Touche Technology Fast 50 award as CEO of one of Maryland’s 50 fastest-growing technology companies. Jenny served as Chair of the Baltimore Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond from 2012 to 2014 after serving on the Board 2009-2011. During her career, she has also served on a number of public and private company boards and sits on the Dean’s Advisory Council for the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School.

Shantanu Paul

Shantanu Paul
Chief Operating Officer

Shantanu Paul brings more than 20 years of experience leading healthcare technology and professional services organizations, serving most recently as COO and Chief Technology Officer of Atlanta-based Aliera Companies, which leverages the intersection of technology and medicine to improve the efficiency of healthcare delivery systems. Previously he served in senior leadership roles at CIOX Health, Greenway Health and Allscripts, among other major US healthcare industry organizations.

With extensive experience and advanced degrees in both Information Technology and Business, Shantanu combines deep technical skills with a proven track record of managing development and operational teams and driving success through innovation and optimization. His emphasis is market-driven, UI/UX focused new product development that employs best practices in cloud strategy, operations and IT security. Skilled at successfully integrating geographically and culturally distributed teams, Shantanu operates primarily from his home base in Atlanta, collaborating with CTO Ron Rock and Wayne Leipold, VP of Professional Services, to optimize basys technology development and deployment, application hosting and technical support for customers across the US and Canada.

Ron Rock

Ron Rock
Chief Technology Officer

Ron Rock is a results oriented IT executive with experience leading mission critical technology based initiatives that solve business problems. As Chief Technology Officer, he leads product management, software development, technical operations and software quality assurance functions to own and drive successful delivery of all products. Ron collaborates with the executive team to define the product strategy and the overall product roadmap. In a short period of time, he has implemented processes and metrics to insure that the engineering organization is extremely efficient and focused, and that our products are market ready.

Prior to joining basys, Ron was the Vice President of Software Development at Educate Online and Sylvan Learning, where he optimized their tutoring delivery platform to meet service delivery levels and produced a cost savings of over $1M through the reduction of servers, licensing, and external consulting. Ron also held leadership positions at SAIC, SM Consulting and RDA Corporation.

Ron holds a Master of Engineering Sciences in Computer Science from Loyola College and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of Maryland Baltimore County.

Sean Cornelius

Sean Cornelius
VP, Finance & Administration

As head of Finance & Administration for basys, Sean Cornelius leads the effort to establish sufficient finance infrastructure and controls to support basys’ planned growth initiatives. Sean is responsible for directing all of the fiscal functions of the corporation, including general ledger, financial reporting, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and audit functions. He is also responsible for leading our finance and administration teams.

Sean is an experienced executive and a trusted advisor and business partner to the President and the Company’s executive team. He brings over 20 years experience in accounting, budgeting, financial analysis and reporting. He specializes in partnering with executive teams to improve financial performance and controls, forecasting, and identifying key business metrics to improve organizational effectiveness. Prior to joining basys, Sean worked in key financial roles for ViPS, Inc., MedStar Physician Partners and Johns Hopkins Bayview.

Sean holds a Masters in Business Administration from Loyola College and a Bachelor of Arts in business administration from Gettysburg College, and has earned his CPA.

Jeff Herman

Jeff Herman
VP, Account Management & Marketing

Jeff Herman is a customer-centric executive with more than 15 years of customer service, account management and sales experience serving the commercial, industrial and multiemployer sectors, specializing in enterprise IT solutions and telecommunications. Jeff’s role at basys includes customer account management, sales and marketing, driving a focus on high quality and consistent communications that maximize customer satisfaction and respond to changing customer and industry needs.

Jeff joined basys in 2005 and quickly became integrated with the basys customers, “learning the business” from every angle. Jeff has worked with hundreds of administrators throughout the US and Canada, from every size local, national labor organizations, TPAs and associations, helping customers solve their most pressing business issues by proposing solutions that meet their needs and budgets. Jeff has been a frequent speaker with the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans, where he actively participates as an industry thought leader on Information Technology in the multiemployer the industry. Jeff has spoken at a variety of IFEBP educational conferences such as the Administrators Master’s Program, Trustees and Administrators Institute, Communications and Technology Institute, and multiple Annual Conferences along with numerous industry and trade associations.

Prior to joining basys, Jeff held sales and sales management roles in the telecommunications, construction and pharmaceutical industries, with a focus on leading sales efforts of new products and new market penetration. Jeff received his Bachelor of Business Administration from Radford University.


Wayne Leipold
Vice President,
Professional Services

As Vice President of Professional Services, Wayne Leipold provides leadership and direction to the basys team that executes professional services for customers, including implementation projects for new customers and the deployment of new products, services, upgrades, and changes for existing clients. Wayne works closely with customers and basys staff to ensure products are delivered timely and achieve the expected business objectives.

Wayne is an experienced executive with a history of leading project teams integrating technology and best practices, leading to operational efficiencies and process improvement for customer organizations. Prior to joining basys, Wayne has led professional services organizations in the implementation of product and technology solutions for a variety of businesses, and he has experience across a range of industries including healthcare, manufacturing, financial services, and government contracting. He specializes in developing long-term partnership with customers, building collaborative team environments, and improving business processes. 

Prior to joining basys, Wayne held leadership positions with Agility Healthcare Solutions, GE Healthcare, and TeleTracking.

Wayne holds a Masters of Business Administration from Duke University and a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Virginia Tech. 

Denise Richards

Denise Richards
Senior Director,
Enterprise Solutions

As Senior Director, Enterprise Solutions, Denise works with a team of product managers and business analysts to deliver technology solutions that help multiemployer fund offices and third party administrators provide outstanding service to members and their families.

With 15 years experience in product management, project management, business analysis and account management in the technology market, Denise collaborates with the basys exec team on a robust product roadmap, planning for enhancements and new products to meet customers’ changing needs. She also is a frequent presenter at the basys Users Group Conference, manages the company’s Voice of the Customer outreach efforts and regulatory compliance team, and co-leads the company’s extensive Knowledge Transfer program, designed to spread and deepen basys subject matter expertise across the company’s growing workforce.

Prior to joining basys in 2004, Denise was a project manager at System Source Internet Service Group, where she managed custom software development projects for major clients like the University of Maryland Medical System and Citibank, and was a solution consultant for the Portal Solutions Group at Citrix.

A Baltimore native, Denise holds a bachelor’s of general studies from the University of Maryland, College Park, graduating summa cum laude. She also holds several certifications from the Project Management Institute, including PMP and PMI-ACP, and the product management PMC-III from Pragmatic Marketing.