the ala management team

sue degram  director of marketing

Years of experience: 18

Sue DeGram is an experienced communications professional who has worked successfully in the industry for over 18 years. In the last 9 years, Sue worked for Arthur Allen in various positions at ASG Software Solutions in Marketing, Software Development, and Sales. She received her Bachelor's degree from FSU Kendall College of Art and Design.


Years of experience: 35+

Richard Vance has more than 35  years of comprehensive experience in management, research, development, and technical support in the IT industry. Prior to joining ALA Services, Mr. Vance worked at ASG Software Solutions for 16 years. He held the position of Executive Vice President of Operations, responsible for ASG’s development, product management, technical support, professional services, and technical communications.

Charles Keen  chief financial officer 

Years of experience: 20+

Charles Keen is an accomplished financial professional with over 20 years of progressive experience in the financial industry.
He worked for Arthur Allen at ASG Software Solutions for 14 years prior to joining ALA Services. Charles received his Bachelor's degree from Florida Gulf Coast University. His expertise is a  tremendous asset to the ALA Services Team.

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mike mcgrath  senior advisor

Years of experience: 40

Mike McGrath has 40 years experience as a CEO, management consultant, and board member, including the boards of four public companies and more than 10 private companies. He founded and was CEO of PRTM and served as CEO of i2 Technologies (ITWO) and chairman of Entrust (ENTU). He has also authored 8 books on strategy, R&D management, and decision making. 

Arthur Allen  Founder

Years of experience 40+

Arthur Allen built and sold his first software company by the time he was 34 years of age. As CEO of ASG Software Solutions, Mr. Allen executed 60+ acquisitions over 29 years – growing the company to over $300M in revenue. He has acquired companies across the USA, Europe & Asia ranging in size from $5-150M – including such entities as Mobius, Atempo, CloudFactory, VisionApp, and PS’ Soft.

There will be opportunities for all employees of the newly acquired companies to join and expand the business.