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John Springthorpe

John Springthorpe

President and Chief Operating Officer

John Springthorpe is the President and Chief Operating Officer of OSG. In this capacity, he is responsible for overseeing all aspects of operations, including technology and production. He works to outline the vision for the company and, in concert with the division vice presidents, details the strategies needed to drive future growth.

Prior to joining SouthData, John was employed by a major defense contractor where he was a Program Manager with responsibility for directing the activities of 400 engineers and computer scientists and managing over $100 million in contracts with the federal government. As an engineer, he served in various engineering and management capacities at locations in Europe, Asia and the United States.

John holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and uses his 37 years of technical and business leadership experience to direct the development of document solutions for SouthData clients.

Alan Connolly

Alan Connolly

Executive Vice President and General Manager

Alan Connolly is responsible for sales, customer service and manufacturing operations for SouthData’s Billing Division.

He directs the sales staff, which develops product ideas in response to client needs and promotes SouthData products to customers and prospects. Alan also oversees the customer service and manufacturing departments whose staff is responsible for the timely and accurate production of a diverse range of printed and mailed products.

Prior to joining SouthData, Alan held executive management positions with manufacturing firms. His responsibilities involved overseeing multiple manufacturing plants in North Carolina, Virginia and international locations, employing more than 4,500 people with annual sales in excess of $150 million. Alan graduated from NC State University with a degree in Business and Economics. His management background includes the areas of manufacturing, product development, finance, engineering and sales.

Dwight Springthorpe

Dwight Springthorpe

Vice President of Network Systems

Dwight Springthorpe has 26 years of experience in computer network design, implementation and support. He is the founder of Network Dynamics, a network engineering firm specializing in the design and integration of local and wide area networks, and in providing support services for servers and desktop computer systems.

Following the acquisition of Network Dynamics by SouthData, Dwight assumed the responsibilities of the Vice President of Network Systems. In that capacity, he directs a staff of computer specialists who design and implement computer networks and provide desktop and server support to public schools, small businesses and non-profit agencies. Dwight holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from North Carolina State University.

Mickey McGuire

Mickey McGuire

Vice President of Sales

Mickey McGuire has a long history of sales and marketing in a variety of industries, particularly Property Management. Mickey is responsible for the HOA Division at SouthData. His responsibilities reach beyond just sales; Mickey is involved in product development, operations and production.

Throughout the years he has gained a thorough understanding of the complexity and importance of billing documents and other association communications. He uses this information as a frequent speaker to Property Management groups and CAI chapter events across the United States.

Lora Southard

Lora Southard

Vice President of Sales

Lora Southard is the Vice President of Sales for the Government and Utility Markets at SouthData. She has eight years of experience with the company serving numerous Government, Utility and Healthcare accounts in North Carolina and Virginia.

Prior to joining SouthData, Lora worked for the North Carolina Administrative Office of the Courts for 11 years.

Lora holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Gardner-Webb University.