Board of Directors

Delivering Success Driving Growth

Dedicated and Focused

Our board of directors are committed partners in helping Openforce focus on long-term success, bringing industry expertise, and helping build a network of relationships to accelerate our growth.

Steve Kaplan
General Partner, Riverside Partners

Steve Kaplan has over 30 years of private equity, strategy consulting, and operating experience. He joined Riverside as a General Partner in 2006 and has a history of successful leadership roles in various industries. Steve's extensive experience includes positions such as President of Harris Graphics and Executive Vice President and CFO of The Coleman Company. He is known for his strategic insight and problem-solving skills.…

William Karlson
Principal, Riverside Partners

William Karlson brings nine years of private equity and management consulting experience to the Riverside team. He has worked with executives in various industries, including healthcare and technology, focusing on corporate strategy, financial measurement, and operations. William's background includes an undergraduate degree in Finance with a minor in Statistics from Georgia Southern University.…

Aakash Garg
Senior Associate, Riverside Partners

Aakash Garg contributes two years of investment banking experience to the Riverside team. He joined Riverside as an Associate in 2020 and has a background in executing M&A and financing transactions. Aakash holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management with concentrations in Finance and Business Analytics from Boston College.…

Mike Fiorito
Board Member

Mike Fiorito brings over 35 years of direct experience in courier, trucking, assembly, warehousing, and local expedited delivery to Openforce. His leadership and expertise provide valuable insights for companies seeking to improve their independent contractor compliance and maximize operational efficiency.…

Bill Graves
Board Member

Bill Graves served as President and CEO of the American Trucking Association and is the longest-serving Republican Governor in Kansas history. With a background in politics and leadership, he brings valuable insights to Openforce's board.…

Lenny Herold
Board Member

Lenny Herold has over 25 years of experience in the technology industry, co-founding Corsis, a technology advisory firm, and later serving as a board member for Openforce. He uses his technical expertise to guide Openforce in addressing technical challenges and offers mentorship and team-building support.…

Ed Levy
Board Member

Ed Levy has had an extensive career in the Excess and Surplus Lines Insurance Industry, including serving as Regional Vice President of Risk Placement Services, Inc. He is actively involved in various boards, including Openforce and Capacity Insurance Company.…

Paul Muratore
Board Member

Paul Muratore brings 30 years of experience in the advertising, media, and entertainment industries. His expertise lies in consulting, software development, business affairs, and organizational leadership. Paul collaborates with clients to provide strategic advice and counsel, as well as CEO and owner/founder strategic consulting. He is also involved in mentoring and community work through Connections.…