Meet Our Team
Richard F. Hobson is StrategicVision's President and Founder. "Rich" has served as a college Vice President of Institutional Advancement, Educational Technology Product Manager for a major Musical Instrument Manufacturer and numerous marketing and technical jobs in the IT world. Among his achievements, he led the development and marketing of digital keyboard lab systems for K-12 schools, designed a new generation of fundraising applications for Higher Education and achieved major growth and diversification of the funding base at a private college. He is a Microsoft Certified Professional and Microsoft Small Business Specialist. He holds degrees in Music from Rice University (MM) and the University of Cincinnati (BM) as well as continuing education in Management and Information Technology.
Richard W. Reno, PhD is an Associate serving as Principal Software Engineer. Dr. Reno has over 40 years of experience in the fields of Science and Information Technology. He possesses a wide breadth of technical knowledge in the areas of software design, engineering, programming and system administration. His career has included college faculty as well as corporate positions. He holds degrees in physics from Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois, (BA) and Yale University (PhD).
Elissa K. James is StrategicVision's Graphic Design Associate. In addition to an enthusiastic, client-centered attitude, Elissa offers over four years experience designing for a wide range of clients and projects using Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office, on both Mac OS X and Windows platforms. With a lifelong passion for the arts, she ensures that clients standout from the competition with authentic, concept-rich designs. Elissa holds the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Graphic Design from Bowling Green State University, Ohio.
Warren D. Ferguson is a Software Engineering Associate. He has over 15 years of successful experience developing software for high-reliability data centric information storage and retrieval systems, communication systems, embedded systems and user interfaces. He also has an extensive background in software requirements specification, analysis, and design. A creative software developer and team leader, he is experienced with designing solutions using Oracle and Microsoft Visual Studio platforms. He holds the MS in Computer Science from Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio and a Bachelor of Music from the University of Cincinnati.