Quickbooks Inventory Management

Fishbowl Executive Bios

David K. Williams, CEO

David K. Williams is the Chief Executive Officer of Fishbowl, the #1 provider of manufacturing and warehouse management software for QuickBooks and asset tracking solution for large enterprises. Under his leadership, Fishbowl has achieved numerous awards for extraordinary growth and is poised to continue to be one of Utah’s most prominent businesses. Fishbowl is one of the few companies in Utah that is employee owned and has made a commitment to pursue excellence for their employees and to support humanitarian efforts through the Courage Above Mountains (CAM) Foundation, named for David’s son Cameron. CAM provides business incubation space and digital learning programs for small businesses in the Utah community, as well as providing learning, health, and enrichment services to underserved individuals in the U.S. and abroad.

David empowers employees and encourages them to take risks and try new things. It is this unique leadership skill that transformed a small, struggling software company into the industry leader Fishbowl has become. Fishbowl has won dozens of awards for its impressive growth year after year from the Inc. 500|5000, Deloitte, Red Herring, Smart 25, Utah Business, MWCN, and more. David was honored as one of vSpring Capital’s Top 100 Venture Capital Entrepreneurs in 2011, 2012 and 2014. He was also awarded the Excellence in Leadership award at Utah Valley University’s Woodbury School of Business convocation ceremony in 2014. The award honors a national leader who is recognized within his or her chosen profession, and whose body of professional work makes him or her an appropriate mentor and example for students in the Woodbury School of Business.

David serves as the President of the Woodbury School of Business National Advisory Council at Utah Valley University. In this role, he mentors business students, offers career advice, and prepares young entrepreneurs to succeed in the business world. He also serves on the Utah Valley Chamber of Commerce Executive Board of Directors and recently became a Trustee for Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions.

Prior to joining Fishbowl, David held several other executive positions and has served on a number of companies’ boards of directors. David served as CEO of Franklin Quest Canada, and later as Managing Director of First Things First, a division of Covey Leadership.

David and his leadership team share their unique vision on Forbes, Harvard Business Review, and several other leadership publications regularly, and he is the author of the acclaimed business book, The 7 Non-Negotiables for Winning. David has one of the largest Twitter followings globally with over 2.5 million followers and growing. For additional information, please visit www.fishbowlinventory.com/vip or connect with David on Twitter: @davidkwilliams.

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Mary Scott, President

Mary Michelle Scott, President of Fishbowl, has helped several of Utah's most prominent high-tech firms progress from incubation to national and global leadership status. In January 2011, she joined Fishbowl, the leading provider of inventory management software for SMBs and asset tracking solution for enterprises. She played a key role in Fishbowl's successful company buyback during 2011, a year in which Fishbowl also experienced an overall growth rate of 70%.

That same year, Mary was honored as one of Utah's 30 Women to Watch and was named a Women In Tech Winner's Circle Finalist by the Women's Technology Council. The following year, she and CEO David Williams were included on the vSpring list of the 100 top entrepreneurs. Mary has also been recognized by the Utah Valley Chamber of Commerce as an Athena Finalist for her work to inspire women to create meaningful and worthwhile careers. In addition, her work on the Navajo Nation received the attention of Suze Orman and the Avon Foundation.

Mary is a frequent speaker and writer on business leadership and human resource topics. She recently became a contributing columnist for Harvard Business Review. She has served on the Utah Valley University Foundation Board of Directors since 2006 and has assisted the University in receiving several grants that have provided professional training and certification in Utah and on the Navajo Nation.

Mary is co-creator of the Courage Above Mountains (CAM) Center and CAM Foundation. These serve as Fishbowl's social and corporate responsibility arm, providing business incubation space and digital learning programs for small businesses in the Utah community, as well as providing learning, health and enrichment services to underserved individuals in the US and abroad. Mary also serves on the National Science Foundation team, overseeing the UVU NSF Authorized Testing and Online Training Center for QuickBooks, Microsoft, and Adobe for the US and Australia.

She brings a strong community focus to the company thanks to her experience as the vice president of corporate development at Certiport. From 2001-2009, she helped grow Certiport from a startup to a global training and certification provider for Microsoft, Adobe, Intuit and other companies. Among her career highlights, Mary launched the first information bank in the state of Utah as the director of business development at Center7, and served as the MIS director at Axent/Symantec for seven years and as a project manager for the US Air Force at Sembach Air Base in Germany.

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John David King, Senior VP of Sales and Marketing

John David King currently serves as Vice President of Sales for Fishbowl. He manages the day-today needs of the internal sales team while working closely with all departments within Fishbowl to promote and drive software sales. John David has been involved in sales and business management for over 14 years following several years as an attorney practicing family law and criminal defense in the great state of Texas. John David came to Fishbowl in 2006 and has worked extensively in both the direct sales and channel sales departments.

Prior to Fishbowl John David worked for several years as the national marketing manager and dealer promotions manager for one of the nations largest residential playground manufacturer. A portion of his duties included training all new playground dealerships on the set-up and use of Fishbowl for inventory control and order management as well as direct sales techniques for the industry. John David also was involved in direct customer sales for several years prior to becoming marketing man.

John David has a Juris Doctorate degree as well as a Bachelor’s of Communications degree from Texas Tech University.

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Dusty Miller, EVP of Training and Support

Dusty Miller currently serves as vice president over the support and training departments at Fishbowl. He brings to Fishbowl over 10 years of experience working in customer service positions. He oversees all the interactions that a customer has with Fishbowl from the day they purchase Fishbowl Inventory, through the entire customer experience. He works closely with the support and training groups to make certain Fishbowl has the best people working in those departments.

Dusty is also responsible for the systems and process within the company that ensure customers have multiple options to get the right answers in the most timely fashion possible. Dusty has been with Fishbowl since 2003 and has been building and growing Fishbowl’s award winning support and training departments the entire time.

Prior to Fishbowl, Dusty was at Dentrix Dental Systems Inc., the most widely used dental practice management software on the market. There he worked as a level 3 technician supporting dental offices across the country. Prior to Dentrix, Dusty donated two years of his life working full-time serving others through an international church mission program. During this period he discovered how important relationships were in both personal and the business life. Because of this experience, Dusty leads by putting people in front of policy. This code of conduct is revealed through his work with the support and training departments.

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