Meet Our Team

We are a team of passionate, highly motivated industry experts with decades of experience in banking, technology, marketing, philanthropy, cyber security and risk management.  We’re a mix of corporate executives, entrepreneurs, parents, Boomers, Millennials … all committed to giving back, to using our knowledge and expertise to not just make a difference, but to leave a legacy.

Our vision for spave® is enormous – and the impact potential immense.


Susan Langer

Founder, Chair & CEO

Ajay Nair

Co-founder & CTO 

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Darlene Polzin

Chief Financial Officer

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Mike Brandriet

Chief Revenue Officer

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Klay DeVries

COO/Product Owner

Board of Directors

Holly Morris

Board Advisor, Former CIO AmericanExpress, Thrivent, ING

Thomas Jurgensen, Esq.

Board Secretary
Founder & CEO, Optima Law Group

John Long

Founder & Co-Chairman, Avionte

Advisory Board


Nancy Jones

Retired Chief Marketing & Growth Officer, Allianz


Tom Gabriel
Chief Brand Officer

Tim Dokken

VP Information Technology, Johnson Brothers Liquor Co.

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