Our Leadership Team

Meet the Executives

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Jon Sonnenschein

President and Chief Executive Officer

Jon Sonnenschein has a track-record building high-growth businesses with expertise in general management, product management, and marketing. He's led four successful startups as CEO, COO and head of product including two backed by Sequoia Capital.

Jon has developed deep experience in B2B SaaS and workflow management at PayPal, Symphony Talent, and Redbooth. Jon holds an MBA in Marketing and Strategy from The JL Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.

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Rod Ball

Senior Vice President of Development

Since joining irth Solutions in 1996, Rod Ball has been instrumental in defining best practices in development and has been a key leader in the design, development and testing of our solutions. Rod and his team are responsible for the creation of all irth Solutions products and works closely with irth Solutions staff and customers to ensure the products deliver required functionality. Rod holds several industry certifications and has a B.S. degree in Software Engineering from The Ohio State University.

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Trent Peugh

Senior Vice President of Business Development

Trent Peugh joined irth Solutions in 1999 and currently serves as Senior Vice President of Business Development. Trent brings extensive industry experience in diverse roles from IT to Support and Business Development. He understands the needs of people and organizations within the utility and energy industries and works with them to provide solutions to meet those needs. Prior to joining irth Solutions, Trent served in various management roles at Drug Emporium and Lexon Corporation, and holds a B.S. degree in Business Administration from Bowling Green State University.

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Wes Bishop

Vice President of Sales

Wes Bishop joined irth Solutions in 2013 and currently serves as the Vice President of Sales. Prior to joining the company, Wes served as president of First Capital Asset Management, Inc., and also a Managing Partner of CFO Link, LLC. He graduated from Capital University with a degree in economics.

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Joe Pardi

Chief Financial Officer

Joe Pardi joined irth Solutions in October 2017. He is a proven, high-impact leader in the software industry with expertise in SaaS metrics and financial modeling. His passion for SaaS companies drives his focus on operational excellence, fiscal responsibility, and long-term growth. Prior to joining irth Solutions, Joe served as the Finance Director for Astute Solutions, where he led the Finance, Legal, and Sales Operations teams by linking high-level strategy with operational execution.

 Joe holds an MBA from Otterbein University and a B.S. degree in Finance from The Max M. Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University.