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Management Team

Reg Shiverick

Reg Shiverick

President

Under his vision and leadership, Dakota Software has become an industry leader for environmental management software. Known as an industry expert on the structure and role of environmental, health and safety (EHS) programs, Mr. Shiverick has written and made numerous presentations on the subject. Specifically, he has presented on the role of technology at the American Society for Quality Control, the American Society of Safety Engineers, and The Auditing Roundtable.

Mr. Shiverick was awarded the Extraordinary Service Award from The Auditing Roundtable, a professional organization dedicated to the development and professional practice of environmental, health, and safety auditing. He values his long standing interest in environmental issues and has been closely associated with the Student Conservation Association, a nationwide force of high school and college-age volunteers who are committed to protecting and preserving the environment.

Mr. Shiverick received a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the Amos Tuck School of Dartmouth College and a Bachelor’s Degree in Geology from Bucknell University.

Ann Rippe

Ann Rippe

Manager of Regulatory Services

Ms. Rippe is responsible for managing all aspects of Regulatory Services at Dakota Software including identification and prioritization of content development and customization tasks, monitoring content aspects of product development and customer support activities, and development and trouble-shooting of database tools. She participates in content development tasks by researching and analyzing EPA, DOT, OSHA and other regulations and initiatives; and devising strategies for the content to leverage the software’s features and functions.

Prior to joining Dakota, Ms. Rippe was an adjunct assistant professor of chemistry and worked as a chemical hygiene consultant providing regulatory support and planning, including identification and analysis of pertinent federal, state, and local codes and regulations; training; and emergency incident response.

Ms. Rippe earned a Master of Science degree in Environmental, Health and Safety Management from the Rochester Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry, summa cum laude, from St. John Fisher College.

James Miller

James Miller

Head of Sales

James leads Dakota’s New Business Development team. Past experiences working in the small business and corporate retail sectors has provided him the opportunity to establish a diversified outlook when it comes to solving unique business problems. With a decade of experience at Dakota, James has actively had a hand in business development, strategy, platform design, project management, & client retention. James is the ultimate team player who strongly believes the key to developing long-lasting and fruitful relationships is through transparency and collaboration.

Robert Kimball

Robert Kimball

Head of Marketing

Mr. Kimball is responsible for Dakota's internal and external marketing communications, brand management, and coordination of industry-related and user-focused events. With a background in design and promotions, he oversees product communications, public relations, social media, and overall brand awareness.

Mr. Kimball holds a Bachelor of Arts in Computer Graphics and Marketing from Cleveland State University, with a focus on graphic design and multimedia communication.

Patrick Ricci

Patrick Ricci

Director of Client Success

Pat Ricci is the Director of Client Success at Dakota Software and is responsible for ensuring that customers realize the full value of Dakota’s solutions. Mr. Ricci leads day-to-day operations for client support, project management, and training.

Ross Fox

Ross Fox

Director of Product Strategy

Ross Fox is responsible for setting the strategic vision and advancing Dakota in their mission to help the world’s leading organizations with EHS compliance assurance and reduced operational risk. He leads new product initiatives and further improvements of the Dakota EHS platform. He brings more than 20 years of product management experience leading the planning and execution of technology solutions for companies in highly-regulated industries.

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