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Ernest B. Hardy is Chairman of the Board of ObjectBuilders, Inc. Ernest has over 35 years experience as an entrepreneur and business owner in a variety of industries including the oil and gas industry where he well known and respected. With his 35 year career, he has a proven track record of driving shareholder value. Ernest holds an undergraduate degree from Harvard University and post graduate degrees from Harvard University and Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Robert L. Schmitter is the President and CEO of ObjectBuilders. He is the inventor of ObjectBuilders' LiveXML™ and holds several patents involving LiveSoftware. Robert is most noted for his technical designs in Object Oriented Software and Frameworks for companies like Siemens, Liberty Mutual, Prudential, XM Satellite Radio, PECO Energy, RSL, and CNA.
Joseph X. Brophy is ObjectBuilders' Vice President of Business Developement. Prior to joining ObjectBuilders, Joseph ran American Financial Enterprises, Inc., a diversified financial services company, as Executive Vice President where he oversaw all facets of the operations. While at American Financial Enterprises, Inc., he developed business relationships with such companies as MBNA, CIGNA, Discover, GE Capital, First USA, PNC, the Pennsylvania Department of Treasury & Attorney General.
Richard M. Dluhy serves as an Advisor to ObjectBuilders, Inc. Rich has over 15 years of management and entrepreneurial sales experience selling enterprise technology and services. He has extensive experience in all levels of sales, marketing, operations and business development. Through his sales leadership, Rich has grown businesses in both early stage and public companies to service global clients and partners in Financial Services, Insurance, Healthcare, Utilities and Government.
Raavi Iqbal is ObjectBuilders' Vice President of Product Development and Delivery. Raavi was one of the pioneers of "application assembly" vs. coding, which is one of the key concepts in LiveSoftware. Raavi has implemented sophisticated Object Oriented solutions and reusable frameworks for companies like, Siemens, The State of Indiana, Liberty Mutual, and XM Satellite Radio.
Marsha E. Flora is ObjectBuilders' General Counsel. Marsha formerly was a partner at the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania law firm of Lavin, Coleman where she represented such clients as General Motors Corporation, Suzuki Motor Corporation, GM of Canada Limited and CAMI Automotive, Inc. Marsha has practiced law in over 20 states and is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and the federal courts of Wisconsin.