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GTY Technology’s distinctive management team strives to unlock the value of private companies and facilitate a transformative impact for growing the business and improving its operational performance.


TJ Parass

Ceo & President

TJ Parass brings his background as ab Engineer and 22 years of experience in government technology to the GTY Technology leadership team. Before becoming CEO of GTY in 2020, TJ was the founder and CEO of Questica, a GTY business unit focused on multi-user budgeting, performance measures, transparency, and data visualization software for governments, education, and healthcare. In that role, TJ had been instrumental in leading GTY’s budgeting segment and had been actively involved in driving operational efficiency across each of GTY’s business units.

John Curran


John Curran joins GTY Technology from Cognex Corporation where he was the Company’s CFO and was responsible for the Finance, Treasury, Tax, Investor Relations, Legal, and Information Technology departments. Prior to Cognex he spent 21 years at EMC Corporation, most recently serving as Senior Vice President and Corporate Controller. While at EMC, John also held leadership positions in corporate and international finance, and served as Interim CFO for Pivotal, Inc., a $200M subsidiary focusing on cutting-edge software development methodologies, a modern cloud platform and analytics tools.

David Farrell

Chief Operating Officer

As the CEO and co-founder of Sherpa Government Solutions—an industry-leading consulting practice in budgeting software and business intelligence—David Farrell brings his expertise in making data-driven decisions to the GTY Technology leadership team as COO. Prior to joining GTY Technology, David graduated from the University of Chicago with his Masters of Public Policy. He has enabled public sector organizations to implement innovative enterprise resource planning projects and budgeting solutions as a public sector principal at CGI-AMS and the Vice President of public sector budgeting at Optimal Solutions.

Craig Ross

Chief Revenue Officer

As Chief Revenue Officer, Craig Ross oversees all sales and marketing activities and is responsible for maintenance and subscription renewals within GTY. Craig has over 25 years of Public Sector software experience, having worked 19 years at Harris Computer Systems (division of Constellation Software Inc), in several executive roles. Craig recently took over as CEO for Questica Inc, where he spent the last eight years in various senior leadership positions.

Board Of Directors

Randy Cowen


Previously the Global Head of Technology and Operations, Co-Chief Administrative Office and CIO of Goldman Sachs

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William Green


Previously served as CEO and Chairman of the Board of Accenture

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Joseph Tucci


Previously served as CEO, Chairman, and President of EMC

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Charles Wert


Principal at Fiduciary Resolutions

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Harry L. You

Vice Chairman

Previously served as EVP of Strategy and M&A at EMC, CEO/CFO of BearingPoint, CFO of Oracle, and CFO of Accenture

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David Farrell

CEO, Sherpa

Michael Duffy

CEO, CityBase

Corry Flatt

CEO, Bonfire

James Ha

CEO, eCivis

Joel Mahoney

CEO, OpenCounter

Craig Ross

CEO, Questica