Our People

Our team is comprised of insurance and technology experts who specialize in creating solutions that empower our customers to effectively manage and scale their businesses. We’re not all about the serious stuff—here at Dyad, we believe in working hard and playing hard. Our team is fueled by a strong work ethic, constantly putting in the extra effort to overcome challenges and exceed expectations. We’re not just dedicated professionals; we’re a group of enthusiastic individuals who know how to have fun while achieving exceptional results. Dyad team members are experienced, skilled, dedicated innovators who thrive on helping our customers solve challenges. We’re conscientious professionals motivated to build partnerships with our customers. What drives Dyad’s people? Our commitment to quality, integrity, and customer satisfaction – the standard by which we measure success.

Leadership Team

Lani Cathey

Lani Cathey, CEO

As CEO, Lani provides strategic vision and leadership for the company, working with our Executive Leadership Team, customers, and strategic partners to deliver exceptional solutions and service.
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She is committed to customer success, a culture of innovation, and continually advancing and improving all that we do. Lani boasts 30+ years of experience in driving growth and profitability across diverse corporate landscapes, including startups, private high-growth firms, and public companies. With a versatile background encompassing Chief Revenue Officer, Business Executive, and Board Director roles, Lani is a dynamic leader recognized for orchestrating turnarounds and rapid expansion in the Insurance, Technology, and Healthcare sectors. Lani holds a degree in Business Administration and Management from Montana State University.

Outside of Dyad, you can find Lani with her family on the slopes, on the golf course, a mountain trail, or sweating in a hot yoga class.

Krista Weaver

Krista Weaver, President & COO

Krista Weaver, President and Chief Operating Officer of Dyad, boasts an impressive 25-year career blending expertise in software and services.
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As President and COO, Krista works in concert with the executive team to define the strategy for the organization and translate that strategy into execution across the global entity. She is passionate about delivering customer value and ensuring Dyad employees enjoy a rewarding team-based atmosphere incorporating innovation, a results-oriented mindset, and fun. Apart from her professional endeavors, Krista enjoys spending time with family, including two lovable golden retrievers, cultivating her passion for cooking by trying new recipes, traveling, and soaking up the sun in a sleepy seaside town.
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Gaurav Mehra, Executive VP, India Development Center

With more than 15 years of experience in the IT industry, Gaurav provides technical leadership and direction to multiple software engineering teams within Dyad.
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Gaurav consistently delivers value-driven software solutions with his motivated team through conscientious research and product development. Gaurav received his MCA (Master of Computer Applications) from Bangalore University. He holds several certifications, including Cognos Certified Level 3, Six Sigma qualification, and CMMI 5 process certified CARITOR. Gaurav enjoys traveling, trying new culinary experiences, and spending time with his wife and two children.
Ryan Bosworth

Ryan Bosworth, CSO

Ryan Bosworth, Chief Sales Officer at Dyad, brings over two decades of experience in customer-focused roles and revenue generation within the insurance industry.
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With his extensive background in revenue-driving and customer-centric roles, Ryan has worked closely with various players in the insurance industry, including Carriers, MGA/Wholesalers, and Independent Agencies. Ryan’s family background in insurance instilled in him the values of tenacity in sales and building strong client relationships. He has a proven track record of expanding sales teams and leading effective go-to-market strategies in the insurance sector. Ryan holds a degree in Business Administration from the University of San Diego.
Jeff Wargin

Jeff Wargin, CPO

Jeff serves as the Chief Product Officer at Dyad. Jeff has spent over 25 years in the P&C Insurance software market, focused on bringing innovative, future-proof products and solutions to insurers and others in the value chain.
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Jeff works in concert with the Dyad team to continue to enhance our product suite and identify the global vision for Product Management. Jeff is originally from Chicago, but currently lives in the Los Angeles area with his wife, Annemarie. They have two adult children – Annaliese who is pursuing a PhD in Biology, and Giselle who has just started her career as a software engineer. He enjoys time outdoors, including camping and hiking, as well as time gardening and cooking
Ray Brien

Ray Brien, CFO

Ray Brien is a seasoned Finance professional with a strong track record of supporting both PE-backed and founder-led organizations.
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Ray’s expertise spans SaaS Metrics, budgeting/forecasting, financial modeling, M&A, system implementations, and financial reporting. He currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer at XDimensional Technologies and enjoys the opportunity to work with a talented and professional team.

In his free time, Ray can often be found immersing himself in the exciting atmosphere of live concerts or reveling in the great outdoors through activities like biking and hiking.

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Mike Hollingsworth, CTO

Mike Hollingsworth, Chief Technology Officer at Dyad, oversees the IT and Application Development organizations.
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With 30+ years of diverse technology leadership, Mike has a strong track record in SaaS businesses. His expertise spans various sectors, including healthcare, insurance, financial services, construction, and facilities maintenance.
Rodney Gist

Rodney Gist, Executive VP, Product Management

Rodney serves as Dyad’s Executive VP of Product Management, overseeing the innovation of our products.
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Having been with the company since 2000, Rodney boasts more than 25 years of experience in application development and project management in the insurance sector. He possesses extensive expertise in Microsoft.NET, ASP, XML, JSP, and relational databases, focusing on creating high-quality, enterprise-level software systems.
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Beth Bartlick, VP of Marketing

Beth is the Vice President of Marketing at Dyad, where she takes charge of all aspects of the company’s marketing and communications efforts.
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With over 25 years of marketing experience, she has worked with businesses of all sizes, from small privately-owned companies to global organizations, covering the entire spectrum of marketing, from strategy to execution. A significant part of Beth’s career has been dedicated to the insurance industry. Outside of work, you can find Beth spending time with family, exploring local breweries, baking treats in her kitchen, or at a Rob Thomas concert.
Chirag Choski

Chirag Choksi, Senior Director, Solution Consulting

Chirag Choksi is the Senior Director, Solution Consulting for Dyad. A certified Project Management Professional (PMP), Chirag uses his techno-functional background by focusing on consulting our clients on solutions to increase their efficiency and optimize results.

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He works closely with the product teams to drive overall product strategy. Chirag has been part of the P&C insurance technology community since he completed his Master’s over 20 years ago. In those twenty years, he has held varied roles that include system database administration, implementation services, account management, and sales support. In his spare time, he coaches groups, associations, and companies on Stress Management. He is a foodie and loves to travel.
Tom O'Neil

Tom O’Neil, VP, Solution Consulting

Tom O’Neil, Vice President of Solution Consulting at Dyad, boasts a comprehensive 30+ year career that combines insurance and technology expertise across various roles.

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As a Solution Consulting leader, Tom focuses on understanding the business challenges and objectives of our clients, helps them understand the capabilities of our products, and works with our Product and Implementation teams to craft solutions that will enable clients to achieve their goals. Tom’s insurance journey began in his family’s retail agency, providing a strong foundation in the industry. Tom enjoys tinkering around the house, gardening, and traveling.
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Jose Rivera, Director, Solution Consulting and Partnerships

Jose Rivera, CIC, ARM, AIS, is Dyad’s Director of Solution Consulting and Partnerships. Jose assists agencies, MGAs/MGUs, and wholesalers by evaluating their business needs and aligning solutions that resolve complex business challenges, enable digital transformation, and expand automation across various operational areas.

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Jose also manages our Partner Program, working with our technology partners to offer our customers and their customers access to best-in-class technology across the entire distribution channel. His diverse career spans agencies, carriers, and technology solution providers. Jose holds professional insurance designations, including Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC), Associate in Risk Management (ARM), and Associate in Insurance Services (AIS). He is a licensed insurance agent in Florida and a proud United States Army veteran.