Board of Directors
Probaris has an experienced and accomplished Leadership team that drives a client-focused culture along with a strong and committed Board of Directors. The Company’s employees are very talented and highly regarded in the marketplace and Probaris is committed to continual development of people and software in the identity solutions market.
Charles Durkin, Chief Executive Officer
Charlie has over 25 years of experience leading successful technology businesses, including more than 12 years leading businesses in the Identity and Access Management (IAM) market. He currently serves as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Probaris, and he serves on the company’s Board. Charlie is responsible for the company’s strategy, its communication, and its execution. Prior to joining Probaris, Charlie led a large Ecommerce and Business Intelligence consulting business at General Electric.
Charlie earned a Master of Science in Engineering from University of Pennsylvania, and a Bachelor of Science in Engineering with High Honors from Drexel University. He also received extensive formal management training while rising through the ranks at GE.
Adolf A. Paier, Director
Mr. Paier was most recently the Chairman and CEO of Healthworks Alliance, Inc which he recently sold to Passport Health Communications. Healthworks Alliance is an information technology firm that is a leading supplier of medical software.
From 1980 to 1992 Mr. Paier was President and Chief Operating Officer of Safeguard Scientifics, Inc., a New York Stock Exchange listed company. During his tenure as President, Safeguard made over 25 acquisitions or investments, sold a number of businesses, established two multi-million dollar venture capital limited partnerships, completed five public stock offerings and a number of bank or institutional debt transactions. Safeguard’s revenues increased from $47 million in 1980 to $667 million in 1991.
Mr. Paier serves on the Board of Directors of Deltapaper Corporation and Analytical Graphics, Inc. He is also on the Board of Trustees of The University of the Arts and several other non-profit boards. Mr. Paier has served on the Board of Directors of Safeguard Scientifics, Inc., Novell, Inc., and four other public companies. Mr. Paier graduated with honors from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Frank P. Slattery, Chairman
Mr. Slattery is a founder of Probaris and currently serves as the Chairman of our Board of Directors. Previously Mr. Slattery served on the boards of two publicly held companies, serving as Chairman of PolyMedix, Inc., and as a Director of Clarient, Inc. Mr. Slattery is also Vice Chairman of the Board of Jefferson Health Systems, Inc., and a former CEO of The Philadelphia Orchestra Association.
Mr. Slattery serves on the board of several emerging companies including NanoSelect, Inc., Knite, Inc., and MinusNine, Inc.. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Princeton University and a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Pennsylvania.
For twenty-five years, Mr. Slattery was President, Chairman and Director of LFC Financial Corporation.