Leadership

Damon Stafford

Damon Stafford

Chief Executive Officer

Damon Stafford

Chief Executive Officer

Damon Stafford is the founder of HVACi and StrikeCheck. He oversees the executive management team for CCG IQ, and its family of companies. In this capacity, Damon has direct responsibility for the creation of strategic growth initiatives, which includes 5 recent acquisitions for the CCG IQ group, as well as technology and new product initiatives. Prior to founding the Company in 2011, Damon held sales and management roles in the medical industry and with technology companies, EMC & IBM.

A native of North Carolina, Damon graduated from East Carolina University with a degree in Business Management.

Reza Nikrooz

Chief Claims Officer

Reza Nikrooz

Chief Claims Officer

Reza Nikrooz joined CCG IQ in 2015 as the VP of Claims after a two-decade long career serving the insurance industry. Beginning his career with State Farm Insurance, Reza went on to hold leadership positions at ICA and Travelers Insurance, acquiring a deep-seated understanding of what carriers needed from their partners in claim resolution. Applying his industry insights towards fulfilling CCG IQ’s commitment to its partners, Reza spearheads the Account Management and Customer Service teams.

Reza holds a double B.A. in Political Science and Psychology from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Mark Anderson

Chief Operating Officer

Mark Anderson

Chief Operating Officer

As chief operating officer, Mark Anderson is responsible for the operations of CCG IQ and its brands. He leads the execution of strategies that drive the growth of the organization and is focused on the operations and processes necessary for scale. Mark joined the Company in 2013 and has served as its chief operating officer since 2015.

Prior to joining the Company, Mark served as the chief operating officer and chief financial officer for a high-performance engine manufacturer with financial backing from Peninsula Capital Partners. He also founded a custom residential construction company, investment banking firm Anderson LeNeave & Company and spent five years practicing tax and corporate law with a focus on mergers and acquisitions.

Mark holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee, a Doctor of Jurisprudence from The University of Tennessee, and is licensed to practice law in the States of Tennessee and North Carolina.

Joe Pitt

Chief Financial Officer

Joe Pitt

Chief Financial Officer

Joe Pitt is responsible for the financial operations of CCG IQ and its suite of services. As the Chief Financial Officer, Joe also assists with all corporate development and strategic growth initiatives. Prior to joining the Company in 2020, Joe held multiple leadership positions in the medical industry as the Chief Financial Officer and Co-Chief Executive Officer for Sona Dermatology & MedSpa. He garnered a decade of experience in private equity investment while working for Carousel Capital and Thomas H. Lee Partners and spent two years as an investment banking analyst with Morgan Stanley.

Joe holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Steve Harris

VP of Underwriting

Steve Harris

VP of Underwriting

As the VP of Underwriting, Steve Harris focuses on initiatives that will drive growth and improve execution of loss consulting and risk assessments during the underwriting process. Steve implements his diverse background in corporate strategy and human resources. Before joining CCG IQ, Steve served as Chief Administrative Officer for JMI Reports and had several leadership positions with an international manufacturing company and a nationwide financial services institution. He was also the founder and president of The People Advantage, an Ohio-based consulting firm.

Steve holds an M.B.A. in Management from The University of Akron and a B.A. in Business and Computing Science from Muskingum University.

Mark Walsh

VP of Sales

Mark Walsh

VP of Sales

Mark Walsh joined CCG IQ in 2020 as the Senior VP of Sales and has more than 25 years of experience in the insurance industry. Previously, Mark held several executive-level sales positions with insurance claims organizations, including Insurance Auto Auctions, HSG Codeblue, and MADSKY. He applies his customer service, knowledge of the customer perspective and in depth understanding of the problems they face, relationship-building, and competitive advantage expertise to drive both the claims and underwriting efforts for CCG IQ.

Mark graduated from the University of Iowa with a B.S. in Communication and Media Studies.

Chris Word

Controller

Chris Word

Controller

As the Controller, Chris Word oversees accounting operations for CCG IQ.  Before joining the Company in 2019, Chris served as the Business Unit Controller for XPO Logistics and worked with The Siegfried Group for more than 6 years, holding multiple consultant positions across the financial services, health care, information technology, and accounting industries. He also participated in the financial audit process for public and private companies as a member of the Assurance Staff for E & Y.

Chris holds a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Missouri-Saint Louis and a Master of Science in Accountancy from the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame. He is also a licensed CPA in North Carolina and Missouri.

Katie Roudabush

Director of Marketing

Katie Roudabush

Director of Marketing

Katie Roudabush leads all marketing efforts, communication strategies, and brand positioning for CCG IQ. As the Marketing Director, she also develops the overall claims and underwriting messaging to drive growth across CCG IQ and its suite of services. Prior to joining CCG IQ, Katie provided marketing services for multiple retail and nonprofit organizations.

Katie graduated from James Madison University with a B.A. in Communication Studies.