Vance has over 20 years of experience as the CEO of both public and private software technology innovation companies. Currently, Vance is Co-founder and CEO of Cherwell Software. In 2014, Cherwell was recognized as one of the fastest growing companies over the past 5 years in North America by Deloitte's Fast 500 (tied with LinkedIn with 1172% growth), and Cherwell was recognized again in the Fast 500 in 2015. Also in 2015 Cherwell was recognized as the top company in Colorado Springs and as the top software company in Colorado.
Formerly, Vance was President and CEO of GoldMine® Software (now HEAT Solutions), which at the time was rated as one of the top 100 software companies in the United States.
In 2009 Vance was given the Excellence in Entrepreneurship Award by Wake Forest University "n recognition of his entrepreneurial spirit, creativity, achievement and social responsibility." In 2014 Vance was recognized as Entrepreneur of the Year for Colorado Springs. Additionally, Vance was named EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ 2014 Award Winner (3-state region) and then served as a judge for the EY 2015 competition. Vance also is a founder of the largest charter school in Colorado (www.tcatitans.org) and the Band of Brothers Ministry (www.bandofbrothers.org).
Vance has a passion for being part of a noble story, a better story, and encouraging others to do the same. He is a student of what makes up a great company culture, entrepreneurship, and what gives meaning to life. If you would like to learn more about Band of Brothers, click the image below.