Doug Nafziger - Chief Executive Officer
Doug Nafziger has served as Chief Executive Officer of Solana since 2011. Prior to this, he was a Vice President at a Chicago financial services firm where he performed various market development activities. He was also a former Vice President and Treasurer at a Detroit firm in the marketing services and specialty finance segment with revenues that exceeded $100MM. His responsibilities there included operations, financial and major banking transactions, as well as legal compliance. In addition, Doug spent nine years with a Fortune 100 manufacturer in various roles including a number of years in South America. He holds a master’s degree from the University of Notre Dame where he continues to regularly volunteer as a business plan advisor and student internship coach. Doug is an avid downhill skier and enjoys mountain biking and adventure travel. He lives in the great state of Michigan where he designs and builds furniture and occasionally blogs about leadership at social venture firms.
Lynn Miller - Founder & Chief Software Development Officer
Lynn Miller is Solana’s founder and Chief Software Development Officer. He developed the core software that evolved into our current enterprise software. At age 12 he taught himself computer programming and worked with computers ever since. He has dual bachelor’s degrees in Computer Science and Accounting. He really enjoys helping customers solve business problems and become more efficient using technology. His dedication to continuous improvement is contagious throughout the office. Lynn is actively involved in his church serving as church elder, Sunday school teacher and an advocate to a youth in his church. Lynn and his wife are also actively involved in their community just recently serving as the chairpersons for the Friendship Days, which is a bi-annual weekend fundraiser for their local community park. Besides spending time with his wife and son, Lynn enjoys sports, cooking and personal finance.
Carey Sowle - Chief Operating Officer
Carey joined the Solana team in 2006. She started her career here as a Support and Implementation Specialist with a specialization in the Client Care Suite. Carey remained in this role until she became the Chief Operating Officer in early 2007. Previously she worked as a direct care professional, supervisor and lastly as a manger over seeing several different residential and day habilitation programs for a non-profit agency. Carey has a Bachelor of Science in computer science and secondary education. Her main responsibilities are to oversee the business services, support and implementation teams. She assists these teams with process improvements along with day-to-day operations. Carey is dedicated to her family. She enjoys coaching her daughter and many other youth in basketball and soccer. She also enjoys tennis, racquetball and vacationing. She and her family are always looking for and planning their next great adventure!