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SofTech North Bay Software and Information Technology Association

Board Members


President & Program Director  

John Robert MelendezJohn Melendez  founder and owner at JOROME - vocals, voices & technology. Over the last two decades he played key roles in the introduction of desktop publishing and color photography, the shift from mainframe to client server technology, the implementation and upgrade of editorial and classified systems, the execution of newspaper redesigns and the integration and automation of systems and processes. email:                                                                                                            


Craig Dahl
Craig Dahl has been member of SofTECH for a number of years. Craig is an independent consultant providing CFO / Controller services on interim or part-time basis to small growing companies here in the Bay Area. He also specializes in stock option accounting for mid-market size companies. He has a CPA, MBA, and has been the Controller at several North Bay technology companies. Craig brings accounting expertise, prior Board experience, and business background to SofTECH.


Ted Prodromou   Founder and CEO at, and Online Marketing/SEO Analyst for Sitecore. , a .NET content management system software company. Ted manages Sitecore’s pay-per-click advertising and online ads around the world. He’s also responsible for Sitecore’s search engine optimization and helps with their social media efforts.

Corporate Sponsorship

Bruce Marinace, PMP,CSM is an independent computer consultant with over 20 years of Information Technology and project management experience. He has worked at leading high-tech companies including Intel, 3Com, Hewlett-Packard, SGI, Lucent Technologies, Entex Information Services, Sprint-Paranet, Montgomery Asset Management as well as a number of startups such as Intuit, Healtheon/WebMD, Click2Send, and Bruce is recognized for developing enterprise-wide complex IT projects for new and established companies. He offers technology-based solutions in the areas of business development, financial operations, and organizational improvement. He has held a number of positions as Project Manager, Systems Consultant, and Business Development. Bruce earned a Bachelors degree in Business Management from Golden Gate University and an Associates degree in Computer Science Programming from Ohlone College.

At Large                                    

Mark Ginnebaugh is very involved in the Bay Area software, database, and Business Intelligence community. He leads the San Francisco and Silicon Valley SQL Server User Groups, and the Bay Area Microsoft Business Intelligence User Group.  He is also Director of Global Chapters for the Professional Association for SQL Server, a 70,000 member community of SQL Server professionals.

Mark plays a pivotal role in providing learning and networking opportunities to technology and business professionals throughout the Bay Area.   Mark is the President of
DesignMind, an established and trusted provider of custom software, database systems, and business intelligence solutions. DesignMind is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner.

Blog: Ginneblog  
Other Positions Held by Board Members and Other Key Volunteers
Special Interest Groups Director
Education & Scholarships Director
John R. Melendez                                   
Logistics Manager

Emeritus Board Members
Bill Boerum
Ted Levinson
Dana Welch (1961 - 2007)