Qtera was created by merging Fundraiser Values Coupons (FRV) with Qcrazy while adding new investment and seasoned managers to the team.
Our mission is to provide the most value to consumers who want to support worthy non-profit organizations and merchants in their local community.
Our vision is to use technology, data analytics and process control to make fundraising more effective, predictable, and efficient.
BSEE, ME, Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, University of Florida
Paul spent the first 18 years of his career in the fiber optic component space – initially as a research scientist / inventor and then as a senior leader / CEO of two high growth companies: JDS Uniphase and Optium Corporation. Both of these companies went on to become billion dollar enterprises and revolutionized CATV distribution, telecommunications and the internet. After one too many trans-Pacific trips, Paul decided to retire at age 44. For the past 10 years, Paul has been an angel investor focusing on children’s fitness and biotechnology, as well as a volunteer teacher where he developed and taught a “Principles of Entrepreneurship” class to high school students. As the Program Manager and mentor of the TiE Rockies Accelerator Program, Paul met the founders of FRV Coupons (Robbie) and Qcrazy (John) in early 2016 and decided that it was time to get involved again as the leader of a company that can totally disrupt a large market.
BBA, University of Wisconsin, Madison | MBA, University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School of Business
Mike is a highly experienced entrepreneur and senior executive with expertise in P&L management, operations, sales, marketing, strategy, corporate development, fundraising, and partner relations. He co-founded two companies, Automotive Directions and Techwell. He has been a Brand Manager at Diageo, VP Sales Operations at Cenveo, General Manager of Licensing at Wazee Digital (former T3 Media), and VP of Live Video at Zayo Group. Mike currently serves as a Board Director at VHT Studios and previously served as a Board Director at Real Colorado Soccer. Mike is also an active mentor with Rockies Venture Club and the TiE Rockies Accelerator Program, where he met Paul.
BS, Computer Science, York College of Pennsylvania
John is a successful serial entrepreneur and a
results driven digital marketing executive with a distinguished 25-year career
leading sales and marketing operations for turn around and high growth
organizations. John has extensive
expertise is website and App design, digital marketing, and search engine
optimization. John was Founder and
President of ClickCom (1997-2011), a digital marketing and web design firm
which was consistently rated the #1 design firm in Charlotte. He was also Founder and President of Qcrazy
BS, Technical Journalism and Public Relations, Colorado State University
Shelli has a long history of helping schools and sports teams raise money. Shelli started her fundraising career as a Regional Sales Manager with Entertainment Publications and then became an Account Executive at Rewards Network. After taking time off to raise her children, Shelli founded Blue Sky Fundraising and Marketing where she helped organizations raise several hundred thousand dollars. Shelli is actively involved in the community as a past PTO President, President of the downtown Parker Business Aliance, and Associate Member of the Parker Creative District Committee.
University of Oregon
Robbie is a serial entrepreneur with extensive experience selling ad space, growing / training sales organizations, and helping non-profits raise money. Robbie was Owner and CEO of Movie Clips Magazine (1992-2009), Sales Director for the Parker Dining Guide (2006-2016) and the Founder of Fundraiser Values (FRV Coupons). Robbie is actively involved in the community as the Founder and Board Member of B.E.S.T. Leads Group of Parker (2005-present) and as a Director and Mentor of Youth For Parker where he teaches teens how to build and manage a business.
BA Economics / Management Services, University of California, San Diego
John is a business leader who creates and implements solutions that expand capacity and create efficiencies for growing organizations. He is a strategic thinker who applies deep process and technology expertise in identifying and managing high yield solutions. He has applied this process expertise to a series of financial firms including Charles Schwab (1990-2003, 2015-2016), Lockheed Martin Investment Management Company (VP Operations 2012-2014), and Financial Engine Inc. (Sr. Operations Manager, 2004-2012)