Charles River is privately held and owned entirely by the firm’s management – an ownership structure maintained since the firm’s founding in 1984. Members of the Management Team are recognized industry experts who have been with Charles River, on average, for 10 years.
Vice President of Strategic Accounts
Chris Aronis is responsible for establishing client relationships and driving value for Charles River's global strategic accounts. Prior to joining Charles River, Chris was VP of Sales & Marketing at Bison Alternatives, an emerging private equity data provider. Previously, Chris was COO of the SunGard Global Network, and formerly SVP of Sales for SunGard Protegent. Chris holds a BA in Economics from the University of Massachusetts.
Managing Director, Global
Tom Driscoll oversees global sales, marketing and business development as well as EMEA and Asia Pacific operations at Charles River. Tom joined the firm in 1994 and has helped grow its global organization and client base. Tom previously served as CFO for a private equity firm, and managed sales, marketing and client services for Greystone Technology. Tom holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, and an MS in Computer Engineering from Northeastern University.
Managing Director, Asia-Pacific
Cameron Field oversees the firm's Asia-Pacific region. Since joining Charles River in 2000, Cameron has helped establish and grow both European and Asia-Pacific operations. Previously, Cameron served in management roles at Macintosh Hamson Hoare Govett, Bankers Trust Australia, ANZ Treasury, Princeton Financial Systems, and State Street Australia Ltd. Cameron graduated from the Royal Military College, Duntroon, and holds a BBus in Business Banking and Finance from Monash University.
Vice President, Sales, Americas
Spiros Giannaros drives the adoption of Charles River's technology and services in North America, South America, Latin America and the Caribbean. Since joining the firm in 1999, Spiros has helped establish the sales engineering team and expand global sales. Previously, Spiros served in product specialist and sales roles at Thomson Financial. Spiros holds a BS in Finance and Marketing from Boston College.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Peter Lambertus founded Charles River Development in 1984 and serves as the firm’s President and CEO. Previously, Pete worked at Stone & Webster Engineering Corp. in nuclear engineering and computer systems development. He served as an officer in the US Navy nuclear submarine force and has a BS in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University.
Vice President, Client Management
Amit Nanavati oversees the firm’s North American implementation and technical services teams, as well as post-implementation client relationships. Amit has 20 years of management, business development and professional services experience. Prior to joining Charles River, Amit served as SVP, Professional Services & Operations at Reval.com Inc. Amit holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from Rutgers University and an MBA from the Wharton Business School.
Chief Financial Officer
Dave Weber provides strategic operational management for Charles River, overseeing the finance, accounting, human resources and legal departments. Dave has 19 years of financial and operational management experience. Prior to joining Charles River, Dave served as VP of Worldwide and International Finance & Operations for Sybase, CFO at Context Integration, and Senior VP at eForce. He holds a BS in Economics from Purdue University.