At Rofori, we recognize managing risk and compliance in an interconnected world requires a structured process. Structure enables awareness, which in turn, enables readiness. Rofori leadership has the skills, experience and solutions to help guide you through this process.
Chuck O’Dell is a co-founder of Rofori Corporation. Chuck is a former President and Chief Executive Officer with an outstanding record of building businesses, and growing companies internally and through acquisition. From 1998 to 1999, after successfully combining Marriott Management Services and Sodexho North America, he was President & CEO of the largest business, Sodexho Marriott Services, in the food/facilities management industry. He successfully managed this $4.5B public company with 103,000 employees internationally. Chuck is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy where he received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics. He also received a Master of Business Administration from the University of Virginia Colgate Darden Graduate School of Business.
Will is co-founder of Rofori Corporation. Will previously founded NetBase Corporation, a SaaS applications development company. Will graduated from the United States Air Force Academy with a BS in Biology. He has a MS in Safety Management from Central Missouri State University and MBA from the University of Missouri. After a period of distinguished service as a Wing Commander with the 351st Strategic Missile Wing at Whiteman AFB and System Safety at USAF Space Division, Will went to work for TRW Systems Integration Group where he successfully designed and developed Cost/Schedule Control Systems Criteria-based project management systems. Will is past Chairman of Holt International Children’s Services, active in Rotary International, and serves on the board of the Civilian Marksmanship Program.
VP, Business Development
Chris Silbaugh has a wealth of experience in the Modeling and Simulation, Intelligence, Privacy and Information Security space with the previous appointment as the Senior Intelligence Officer and Executive Director of Intelligence and Security for the Indiana National Guard. Chris graduated with a BA from Indiana University and MBA from Grantham University. Chris has developed nationally recognized modeling and simulation training and exercise events, developed a rigorous cyber intelligence training program for the first FEMA Region 5 Cyber Protection Team and spoken at national level industry conferences. Chris currently serves in the US Army Reserve and is a veteran of Afghanistan and Iraq. Chris is a past President of the Military Intelligence Corps Association—Hoosier Region, life member of the National Guard Association of Indiana and volunteer with United Way. In his spare time, Chris enjoys exploring the outdoors with his wife and four children.
VP, Finance and Administration
Anita manages the financial and administrative aspects of Rofori Corporation. She has over 25 years’ experience working for Flying Tigers, TRW, and NetBase Corporation. She has expertise in working and managing accounting, financial, tax, corporate stock and ledger activities, as well as managing human relations and benefits, background checks, employment practices, performance appraisals, and delivery of benefits programs. She has also managed facilities requirements, including lease negotiations, telecommunications, office equipment/furnishings, disaster recovery/mitigation programs. Anita is a graduate of UCLA with a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics.
Jillean Long Battle
Director of Privacy, Security and Compliance
Jillean Long Battle serves as Director of Privacy, Security and Compliance. Before joining the Rofori Corporation, Jillean served as the Deputy Treasurer of State for both Missouri and Indiana. In her roles, she led risk management efforts, provided legal guidance and acted to protect the states’ investment portfolios, which included assets valued at $3 billion and $8 billion respectively. Jillean also served as a Trustee of the Indiana Public Retirement System, a pension system with approximately $30 billion in assets under management. Jillean Battle is a licensed attorney, a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals, and holds degrees from the University of California, Berkeley and Indiana University School of Law.
A member of the America Online (AOL) founding team, Paul was responsible for International Marketing. Paul worked with AOL (formerly Quantum Computer Services) from 1986 to 1999. During his years at AOL, his diverse responsibilities included coordinating technical and businesses efforts across diverse AOL divisions, departments, joint ventures, cultures, diverse corporations. His specialties include building and managing highly effective organizations, technology projects, applied technology, human interface, and practical design and management of social network environments. In his various roles at AOL, he helped launch over a dozen online services around the world. He sits on the board of directors for Privo Inc, Sandel Avionics Inc, and NetBase Corporation. He also serves as an advisor with Idalis Software Inc. and other technology start-ups.
A veteran of early-stage entrepreneurship, an inventor, a strategist, and a venture capitalist are a few labels that Jones has earned. In addition, he holds degrees from Indiana University and MIT. He’s founded Boston Technologies, Gracenote, ChaCha, Precise Path Robotics, Powerfile, Escient, Galaxia Lighting, and Eleven Fifty Academy – to name a few. Jones is a quintessential community champion of disruption.
Lin Little is VP Sales & Business Development, IBIS Networks. He brings over 25 years of experience marketing and selling computer software products and custom-tailored services in global markets. His experience includes the design and execution of marketing and sales strategies for two product launches, and the spearheading of strategic alliances with Fortune 100 companies including Motorola, Qualcomm and Nortel. In addition, Mr. Little has developed start-up ventures with Cable & Wireless, Nortel, Lucent, Air Touch, Bell South, and Heidrick & Struggles LeadersOnline. He has also held various high-level positions with Resumix, Subscriber Computing, Inc., Progressive Financial Services and the Xerox Corporation where he was a senior member of the sales team, which helped Xerox win the Malcolm Baldrige award. Lin is a graduate of the United States Military Academy with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering. He received a Master in Public Administration from the University of Colorado.