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  • Dave Honaker

    Dave Honaker

    Dave Honaker joined LexisNexis in 2011 and currently serves as an eMarketing Specialist for the Business of Law Software Solutions group. His career has been focused on the targeted communication of thoughts and ideas for advertising and marketing firms, lobbying groups, and motion picture production companies from New York to Washington, D.C. As a current member of the LexisNexis Firm Manager® team, he has helped rebuild the product from the ground up with input from solo and small-firm attorneys around the country to best serve their needs. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism and Public Relations from Radford University.
  • Frank Strong

    Frank Strong

    Frank Strong is the communications director with Business of Law Software Solutions (BLSS) a division of LexisNexis. In this capacity he directs communications strategy and execution in support of BLSS products including those for large law, small law and corporate counsel. With 15 years in experience in the marketing communications for the high-tech sector, Strong previously served as director of PR for Vocus, which develops marketing, PR and media monitoring software. He’s held multiple roles in PR both in-house with corporations, and has also endured the rigors of billable hours, having completed gigs at PR firms both large and small. A veteran with two deployments, Strong has concurrently served in uniform in reserve components of the military for 20 years, initially as an enlisted Marine and later as an Army officer. Strong holds a BA in Film and TV production from Worcester State University, an M.A. in Public Communication from American University, and an M.B.A. from Marymount University.
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  • Angela Petros

    Angela Petros

    Angela Petros is Vice President and Head of Marketing for LexisNexis Business of Law Software Solutions (BLSS) where she leads overall marketing strategy and execution across several lines of software products for corporate counsel, large law and small law. She is a senior marketing executive with a passion for growing businesses via a sharp focus on customer needs, competitive capabilities, creation of the ultimate value proposition for B2B customers, and excellence in channel execution via lead generation (SEO, PPC, email, direct marketing, social media) and conversion optimization (website, field sales support, nurturing via content management). Angela honed her strategic skill set as a Project Leader at the Boston Consulting Group focused on sales and marketing projects and leading the global strategy function for LexisNexis. Angela is a twelve year veteran of the legal industry with 5 years practicing as a Mergers and Acquisitions attorney at Herbert Smith Freehills and Mallesons King Wood and 7 years working for LexisNexis in their legal business. Angela has an honors degree in Law and a degree in Ancient History from the University of Western Australia and a MBA from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern.
  • Kris Satkunas

    Kris Satkunas

    As Director of Strategic Consulting at LexisNexis, Kris leads the LexisNexis CounselLink team’s efforts to advise corporate legal departments on improving operations with data driven decisions. She is an expert in managing the business of law and in data mining, and also has expertise in matter pricing and staffing, partner compensation, practice area metrics, and scorecards. Kris joined LexisNexis in 2000 after honing her finance skills as a Senior Vice President of Strategic Finance at SunTrust Bank. She has authored numerous articles and speaks regularly at legal industry events. Kris has a B.B.A. in Finance from the College of William and Mary in Virginia.
  • Krista Fuller

    Krista Fuller

    Krista Fuller is responsible for creating go-to-market strategies and programs that surround LexisNexis solutions for customer relationship management and business intelligence. In that role, she balances internal perspectives and outreach plans by working with clients, prospects and partners to gain a thorough understanding of the needs, priorities and issues affecting law firms. With more than 15 years of technology marketing experience, Krista has gained considerable expertise in product marketing, product management, market research and segmentation, branding, communications and public relations. Before joining LexisNexis, Krista served in business development and marketing leadership roles for various software companies in Research Triangle Park, NC. She is a former technology trainer turned marketer, and earned her bachelor’s degree from the College of William and Mary.
  • Micah Johnson

    Micah Johnson

    For more than five years with LexisNexis, Micah has provided client management services to legal departments across the country, helping them strategically invest their resources and spearheading the deployment of enterprise software solutions. Her current role as a CounselLink Account Manager requires her to understand the business challenges, needs, and processes of her clients so she can consult with, advise, and make recommendations for their matter and outside counsel management, legal spend, and operational excellence. Micah has a Bachelor’s degree in Communications from Xavier University in Cincinnati, with a minor in Philosophy.
  • Mike Haysley

    Mike Haysley

    As Director of Strategic Consulting at LexisNexis CounselLink, Mike helps corporate legal departments manage the business of law. His experience includes over 15 years in roles as the Director of Legal Operations for a large company, consulting to large legal organizations with premier consultancies, and serving legal departments with matter and spend management software providers. This background provides a unique perspective of having personally addressed and managed many of the issues facing legal departments today, while also understanding best practices and varying needs of legal departments. Mike graduated from Texas A&M University with a business degree, received his law degree from the University of Houston, and is licensed to practice law in Texas.
  • Mike Lipps

    Mike Lipps

    Mike is the Vice President & General Manager of Business of Law Software Solutions for LexisNexis. In this role, Mike serves both inside and outside counsel customers, improving how they work effectively in the areas of matter and practice management, analytics and client development. He is responsible for a number of award-winning LexisNexis applications, including: InterAction, Redwood Analytics, atVantage, Juris, PCLaw, Time Matters, and CounselLink. A software industry veteran, Mike comes to LexisNexis after 14 years at Intuit Inc. where he held a variety of product, marketing and general management roles, including General Manager of QuickBooks Financial Software, the #1 small business financial software application in the U.S. with over 4 million users.