Founded in 2018 by four individuals who found extraordinary success building the first commercialized virtual data room for corporate M&A. Having opened offices in the United States and Switzerland, they are born problem-solvers for getting the most value out of due diligence data.
Our visionTruDoss, LLC believes in making assets more valuable, liquid, and enduring by a modest investment in information packaging and delivery. Our technology, which takes minutes to set up, can add permanent, long-term value.
Our valuesTruDoss, LLC treats your documents, data, and workflows like a valuable natural resource to be preserved, protected, and sustained for current and future generations in the Information Age.
Our technologyOur product is built on the TransCEND virtual data room, Ethereum blockchain and Microsoft Azure.
- Rob Chepak,
Co-Founder and CEO
Rob is the original founder of TruDoss, LLC, has developed the idea while reading about the lack of suitable user interfaces for document-based blockchain projects. He has managed regulated information for more than $500 billion worth of global capital markets deal flow in his career. He is the co-author of three provisional blockchain patents and guest lecturer at the New York University Stern School of Business.
From 1998 through 2016, Rob was a leading sales and marketing rep for Merrill Corporation in Europe. He began as a trainee sales rep and progressed to managing a $60m P&L spanning 26 countries in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.
He graduated first in his class from TRIUM, an MBA program run by the London School of Economics, New York University, and H.E.C. Paris. He holds an advanced degree from Northwestern University and a BA from Syracuse University.
Rob and his wife, Brittan, have two children, Ella and Jackson. They live in Sarasota, Florida.
- Paul Hartzell,
Paul is the Manager of The Perfect Pitch, LLC, which focuses on using effective sales techniques to grow Software as a Service company and has taught those techniques to Fortune 500 companies in EMEA, US, and Asia. He is also Chairman of the Advisory Board for Game Plan, a comprehensive student-athlete development software platform used by more than 60,000 college athletes in the US.
He was Vice President of Sales, APAC for EVault, a Seagate Company located in Singapore. From 2002 to 2012, he was Senior Vice President and founder of Merrill Corporation’s merger and acquisition SaaS service, DataSite, in London and New York. During his tenure, DataSite processed more than 500,000,000 pages for due diligence review to enable asset purchases and sales. He has been associated with the financial services industry for more than 30 years with such firms as Kidder, Peabody & Co. Inc, Sorg Printing, and RR Donnelley.
He is a graduate of Lehigh University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He became a member of Lehigh’s Penske Athletic Hall of Fame in 1998 in recognition of his baseball career at Lehigh and in Major League Baseball from 1976 to 1984. Paul ranks eighth in the California Angels of Anaheim history with an ERA of 3.27 over 512 innings and 132 games. He later played for the Minnesota Twins, Baltimore Orioles, Milwaukee Brewers, and professionally in Puerto Rico, Venezuela, and Canada.
Paul and his wife of 42 years, Andrei, have lived in Hailey, Idaho, the USA since 2003. They have two daughters, Brook and Blair, and a new granddaughter, Margot, born in October 2017.
- Bob Chepak Sr.,
Bob brings a management and sales background from the financial services and technology sectors. He was President and founder of Merrill Corporation and Corporate Printing Company’s International business’s and President of Pandick N.Y. He was President of Hugin Sweda, a manufacturer, and distributor of electronic point of sale systems.
Bob also had a career at Burroughs Corporation, where he successfully held a wide variety of sales, product management, and management positions.
Bob served in the U.S. Air Force, where he received extensive training in programming and system design. His responsibilities included design, programming, and continued support for critical Strategic Air Command (SAC) systems. He holds a B.S. in Mathematics from Long Island University and an M.S. in Management from Northeastern University. Bob and his wife, Barbara, have been married for 53 years. They split their time between Delray Beach, Florida, and Brevard, North Carolina.
- Shaen Bernhardt,
Shaen was one of the founding employees of Merrill Corporation’s merger and acquisition SaaS service, DataSite. He has extensive experience in the private equity industry, first as a principal and then a partner in funds focused on middle-market leveraged buyouts. Shaen has also participated in senior management, as a board of directors, and as a principal of several startup ventures in Silicon Valley, Chicago, and Europe.
Shaen holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from Boston University with a concentration in Security Studies, a Juris Doctor from Georgetown University Law Center where he focused on National Security and Securities Law, and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago with a concentration in Entrepreneurship. Shaen has also studied international law in Italy at Università degli Studi di firenze and global management strategy in Switzerland at Universität St. Gallen’s Hochschule für Wirtschafts-, Rechts- und Sozialwissenschaften.
He is an avid pilot and skier and lives in Switzerland.
- Claudia Piron,
Social Media and Marketing Intern
Claudia is a senior at Lehigh University in the College of Business and Economics and will be graduating in May 2021. Claudia will graduate with a bachelor of science in business and economics with a major in finance. Claudia will begin working full time in September 2021 for S&P Global as a credit analyst. She has prior experience in marketing as she interned internationally in Prague, Czech Republic, as marketing analytics and advertising intern for a retail start-up company. She joined the TruDoss team as a marketing intern in November 2020 to assist with email marketing, social media and blog posting, and content editing. She is from Summit, New Jersey, and is the oldest of three sisters. In high school, Claudia was an elite track and field athlete as she was a two-time All-American sprinter and state champion.
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