Meet the STAPr Team
Founder & CEO
Michael Heavens is the Co-Founder and CEO of STAPr. He Studied Chemistry & Biology at Mississippi Valley State University and received various professional certifications in project management; He is a passionate innovator and entrepreneur focusing on raising and scaling transformative projects and developing win-win partnerships. Overall, he has 12+ years of experience working in various positions. He was an associate with Computershare as a Business Solution Project Manager, where he has supervised the implementation of project results in departmental workflows or processes, including developing training programs. He also served in the US Army as an Account Manager for two years and five months.
He has always been a self-motivator and accomplished every goal he set out to pursue throughout his career. Also, he has excellent communication skills, time-management skills, and overall organizational skills. Michael Heavens is a highly motivated individual who excels at whatever he does. His strategic planning and execution make him well suited to lead the Company.
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Vince is a well-rounded seasoned business executive with more than 30 years of extensive experience. He has been Chief Financial Officer for companies ranging from privately held enterprises to companies with revenue up to $1 billion. Vince is a business-minded CFO who has successfully managed companies through accelerated growth and expansion. His industry experience includes consumer products, distribution, industrial products, manufacturing, and retail. Vince is a proven financial executive with abilities to improve operations, profitability and implement tools to drive profitable sales growth. He is adept at process improvement to drive efficiencies and speed of information to improve business performance. He has strong qualifications in system technology design, supply chain, business strategic planning, staff development, and development of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). Vince has led a significant number of successful acquisitions and divestitures. Other areas of expertise include: • Cash flow management and forecasting • Liquidity improvement • Bank and alternative financing • Budgeting and forecasting • Development of Key Performance Indicator (KPI) to drive operational improvements. • enterprise software selection and implementation • Accurate and Timely Financial Information • Merger and acquisition strategy and execution • Product line profitability/margin analysis • Supply Chain Management • Risk management • Information systems technology design and implementation Vince resides in Brighton, CO, and graduated from Pepperdine University with an MBA in Finance and San Diego State University with a BS in Finance. When not working, he enjoys competing in triathlons and snowboarding.
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