Meet Our Staff

nosaVasco L. Bridges III (aka “Nosa”) , CEO,  After a 15-year career in business, including most recently as strategy & operations consultant at Deloitte, Nosa became CEO of JANO in January of 2013, where he leads an entrepreneurial team that is driven to solve customer’s judicial technology needs.   Nosa received his bachelors degree from Rice University, and has masters degrees from New York University and the University of Michigan. Nosa currently lives in Chicago, IL.


Support

Angela Fults, Director of Customer Support  Angela has spent the last 10 years as an integral member of the JANO team focusing on managing the ongoing relationships with our customers.  Angela works closely with the counties from the early stages of implementation through training and continuing support.  She received her bachelors degree and masters degree in Computer Science from the University of Illinois Springfield.  She currently lives in Springfield.

 

 lacorieLaCorie Towers, Associate Director of Customer Support and Web Development, has been a member of the JANO team since 2013. She received her bachelors degree in Computer Engineering from Jackson State University. She is currently pursing her Master’s Degree from Georgia’s Institute of Technology specializing in Computing Systems. LaCorie currently lives in Jackson, MS with her pet Shih tzu Khloe.

 

Technology

tonyAnthony Schelling (aka “Tony”), Director of Technology, has been with JANO since 2001. Tony has an undergraduate degree in Computer Science where he majored in Network and Communications Management, graduating with honors (summa cum laude). Tony also has his Masters in Network and Communications Management from the Keller Graduate School of Management, again graduating with honors. Tony has been instrumental in the development of all of JANO’s technology over the past 13 years.

 

Development

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Philip Russell, Director of Development, has been with JANO since 2007 and is currently working with new development; he is also maintaining existing software. He has over 34 years of experience working in the IBM family of computers. He received his Bachelors degree from Mississippi State University. Philip resides in Brandon, MS.

 

 

Sicy Johnson, Developer, has worked for JANO since 2008. Sicy received her bachelors degree in Mathematics and her masters in Computer Science application from colleges in Chennai, India. She currently lives in Ridgeland, MS with her husband, Johnson, and their 2 kids.

 

 

ricRic Turner, JANO’s Information Technologist Developer, joined the JANO team in 2014 and is a member of the IT Development Staff focusing on the core components of JANO’s software offerings.  Ric works closely with all members of the development team and county personnel to provide conversion services and enhance core system functionality and throughput.  He currently resides in Brandon, MS with his wife, Nancy and teenage son, Ian.

 

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Mark Chastant, Developer, joined the JANO team in 2011 with over 20 years of experience as an IBM i systems analyst. Since joining the team, Mark’s primary focus has been converting the JANO product suite to JANO OA. Mark received his bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Louisiana Tech University and currently lives in Brandon, MS.

 

 

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James A Koger, Developer Apprentice, started working for JANO in May of 2016. James has an associates degree in Computer Programming from Itawamba Community College and currently lives in Brandon, MS with his wife, Tiffany, and toddler son, Jak.

 

 

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Cole Turner is a Developer Apprentice, who started working at JANO in May of 2016. Cole has an associate’s degree in computer programming from Itawamba Community College in Tupelo. He currently lives in Brandon, MS.


Sales

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John Rueff, Director of Sales and Marketing, came to JANO after 20 years of helping school districts across the United States to get up to 21st learning standards and maximize their time, money and resources.  He has a firm understanding of the RFP process and is focused on helping streamline internal processes.  John is a graduate of The University of Missouri where he earned his Bachelors in Marketing with a Minor in Communications.  He lives in Barrington Hills, IL with his girlfriend Jill and two daughters Monica and Leah. He spends as much time as he can outside and on the boat.