Vartega has added two experienced leaders on a contract basis to serve on its executive leadership team. Ed Williams and Scott Pusey are helping position Vartega for strong growth and expansion in 2019.
Ed Williams as acting Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Strategy
Ed currently serves as Chairman of the Colorado Clean Tech Industry Association and has a 25-year career successfully driving accelerated growth and profitability for both Fortune 500 and entrepreneurial start-up technology businesses. In expansion & early stage companies, Ed has led five companies as CEO - two in software and three in advanced materials and energy storage technologies, bringing them through rapid product commercialization, technology scaling, raising equity capital, and orchestrating successful exits through acquisitions. Actively committed to giving back, and supporting the Front Range community, Ed is also on the advisory boards of several technology companies, business accelerators, and social enterprises.
J. Scott Pusey as in-house General Counsel
Scott’s diverse career spans 28 years, with experience in large law firm practice in New York and Denver and several in-house legal counsel roles. He spent over 15 years with Johns Manville, a leading global manufacturer of advanced fibers used in a variety of commercial and industrial applications. At Johns Manville, Scott held C-Suite level executive leadership positions for eight years in Risk Management, Safety, Health and Environmental. He has also worked as a strategic risk management consultant and has expertise in process improvement consulting, sustainability strategy, and in-house legal operations leadership. Scott integrates with the Vartega business team and functions both as a legal advisor and as a strategic business partner. Scott enthusiastically takes advantage of the outdoor life in Colorado. He is an avid skier and road cyclist. He also enjoys hiking, camping and four-wheeling with his wife and four children.