Leadership

Leadership

Steve Holmes, President and CEO

Steve Holmes’ unique background makes him exceptionally qualified for this leadership role, with over 30 years of experience in public education.   Mr. Holmes launched his career in 1980 as programmer analyst specializing in the design and implementation of student information systems.  He then moved directly into a management position supervising the software support efforts for a local school district.  Mr. Holmes’ subsequent experiences include serving as the Chief Information Officer and Chief Operations officer for a large suburban school system.  Mr. Holmes’ extensive background is complemented by his leadership roles in various industry organizations, as well as serving on many K-12 advisory boards.
 
Mr. Holmes co-founded EduTrax, Incorporated in 2000 with the specific goal of designing and implementing decision support software for K-12 school systems.  As CEO, he is responsible for strategic issues and overall corporate governance.

Mark Rettig, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer

As an early 1980’s graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology, Mark Rettig entered the public sector as a computer programmer for a metropolitan county government, and quickly advanced into senior supervisory and management roles. A lateral move to the local school district in 1990 brought him into the K-12 education arena as the manager for the district’s programming and computer operations staff. Twenty years of experience with the district in various administrative roles including coordinator and director-level positions have afforded Mr. Rettig a wealth of knowledge in the areas of application and database development, computer operations, and project management.
 
Mr. Rettig was also a co-founder of EduTrax in 2000. As CTO, his responsibilities include software product development, project implementation, and technical support services.