Meet the Team

A group of veteran tax and accounting professionals, with the passion to modernize accounting technology.

John McGowan

After 20+ years driving technology innovation & investment at Deloitte and KPMG, John launched a tax technology consultancy to develop next-generation solutions to modernize standard tax preparation processes. John then launched HubSync with the goal of changing how tax professionals work and how clients interact with CPA firms.

Prior to HubSync, John was the Partner-in-Charge of Tax Technology at Deloitte developing sophisticated Tax applications and platforms. He managed a team of technologists using the latest software engineering techniques and architectures to deliver business value and drive digital transformation. John started his career at KPMG where he was the Global Chief Information Officer and managed a technology team of over 250 professionals along with over 300+ vendor resources.

John loves a pour over coffee, his Havapoo Winnie, the UNC Tar Heels, and working out in his tricked out home gym.

John has a BSBA and Masters of Accounting from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Paul Madarasz
CGO - Chief Growth Officer

Paul brings 30+ years of Software and Operational experience to HubSync. He has held C-Level roles in some of the largest companies in the Global 100, including President, AIG Technologies where he was responsible for Global Software and Technology Delivery for AIG’s 400+ operating units supporting 100,000+ Employees in 130+ countries; and COO of Siemens Business Services supporting technology deployment for over 1M+ end users in the Fortune 100 Marketplace.

Paul has also been President of two Software Product Engineering firms, bringing leading edge platforms to market for numerous household names in various industries. While North American GM for UST Global, Paul collaborated with John McGowan, when he was Global CIO at KPMG. In a span of 6+ years together they built a best-in-class Global Development center for KPMG with 150+ team members. Paul jumped at the chance to work with John in creating HubSync, believing his vision for an all-in-one digital, customer-centric platform would bring seismic transformational change to the Professional Services industry.

Paul is a professional "girl-dad" having raised 4 daughters. He and his wife spend their time traveling to maximize their time with all of them. HIs spare time is spent in search of a sub-par golf round and his lifelong dream was recently fulfilled when a Dunkin' Donuts opened 600 feet from his house. HubSync runs on Dunkin'.

Paul is a graduate of Boston College with a BA in Marketing

Betsy Weissman
CMO - Chief Marketing Officer

Betsy has over 25 years experience in the tax & accounting industry, starting her career at KPMG in the State & Local Tax Practice.

As Senior Manager in the Washington DC National office, she overaw the development of many technology tools built for the entire US tax practice. Next at CCH, she was the Director in Charge of Innovation for North America. She is also the owner of sculp'd+, a pilates & wellness studio in Old Town Alexandria, VA.

Betsy is the owner and CEO of sculp'd+, a pilates and wellness studio in Alexandria, VA. She is also a huge Taylor Swift fan - “a Swifty over 50”, loves taking the whole family on fun vacations and handing the HubSync CEO his honey-do list over his morning coffee.

Betsy has a BA in Finance/Political Science from Penn State University and a Juris Doctorate from Duquesne University.

Jason Goldfinger
VP of Sales

Jason has spent the last decade working with accounting firms to solve their business gaps through technology. At his previous company, he designed a file sharing and e-signature platform that is now be used by over 1500 firms. He has extensive experience with products related to file sharing, e-signature, practice management, and automation.

You can find Jason playing golf on his simulator with his son Reed, being pulled around the neighborhood by his Great Dane, Gus, or working out in his home gym.

University of North Carolina Wilmington, Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations

Zac Radbone
Managing Director, Global Markets

Zac joins HubSync with broad international accounting & digital experience. He was the former Global Head of Digital at Moore Global and helped spearhead the digital transformations at Armanino. As a visionary leader, Zac now drives HubSync's global expansion, especially in the UK and Europe, aiding firms in their own digital transformation journey. His expertise is instrumental in revolutionizing the way businesses operate worldwide.

Zac graduated from The University of Adelaide with a Bachelor of Commerce (Corporate Finance).

Shpetim Shala
Product Engineering Leader

Shpetim is a highly experienced and forward-looking Software Engineer with 15+ years background in creating and executing innovative software solutions. He is experienced in all aspects of the software development lifecycles, from concept, architecture, development, and delivery. He has worked closely with AWS, Google Cloud, Ali Baba Cloud and Packet and has joined HubSync on their mission to revolutionize tax industry

AAB College Bachelor of Computer Science, Software Engineering, Bachelor of Computer Science, Software Engineering

Tiffany Roussel
Senior Product Manager

Tiffany brings over 9 years of technology experience in the accounting and tax industry to HubSync. She was previously a business application manager for Honkamp Krueger & Co., P.C. where she led many firm-wide technology efforts.

As of recent, Tiffany was a lead technology product manager for Wolters Kluwer. In her role, she was dedicated to the needs and priorities of large firms for tax technology.Tiffany serves as a senior product manager at HubSync, helping to define requirements and build out new capabilities in the platform.‍

Tiffany currently lives in Dubuque, IA with her family. You can often find her cheering on the Iowa Hawkeyes, catching a country concert, or more often than not, relaxing at home with the fam and her two fur babies, Frankie (French Bulldog), and Eleanor (English Mastiff) and binge watching Game of Thrones (again).

Tiffany is a graduate from the University of Iowa with a BA in Communication Studies. In addition, she is a certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and a certified Technical Product Manager.

‍Sarah Kleinfelter
Product Owner

Over her nearly 6 years consulting career, Sarah has worked with a variety of federal government clients, including the Department of Defense and most recently Department of State in International Security and Nonproliferation, Technology Division (ISN/TD).

Sarah has had many diverse roles to build her depth of experience. Her roles primarily focused on creating and building teams that are optimized to deliver fast, improving internal and external processes to align with best practices, providing tactical guidance and solutions for business change, and coordinating with Directors, Chief of Staff, and major stakeholders to ensure our bureau was strategically aligned.

Sarah is a graduate of George Mason University with a degree in Operations Management and Information Systems Management. Sarah is Certified Scrum Product Owner and ITIL Certified

Chad Thomas
Senior Product Manager

Chad has nearly a decade of digital transformation and business process engineering experience. Chad is also the co-founder of Leaders Online and works purely with accounting firm owners and partners to build their brands online and ignite massive growth in their firms.

Chad currently lives outside of Kansas City with his wife, daughter, and dog. In his free time, you will find him reading books, listening to podcasts, and (badly) golfing with his brother-in-laws.

University of Kansas with a Bachelor's in Petroleum Engineering and a Minor in Business.

Payton Baran
Customer Success Leader

Payton brings over 15 years of experience supporting innovation at professional services firms. He practiced as a financial statement auditor for over six years in the Washington, DC area. In 2012, Payton founded LegalConfirm to expedite a globally required audit procedure. The business was acquired by Nashville-based Confirmation and is now part of Thomson Reuters' product suite. He has hands-on experience developing and implementing global solutions and scaling customer-centric teams. At HubSync, client experience is paramount, and Payton leads our Customer Success team focused on fulfilling that promise to firms and their clients.

Payton lives in Memphis with his wife and two kids. In his free time, he loves being with his family, traveling, and all things outdoors.

Payton graduated from Virginia Tech University with a Bachelor of Science, Finance.

Ann-Marie Vaughn

Ann-Marie has been in finance and accounting since 2003. She has worked with a broad range of companies in all different stages of development. Her experience includes financial planning, financial analytics, corporate accounting, managerial accounting, and business administration.

Ann-Marie graduated with a degree in Accounting from The Ohio State University

CPO - Chief Pampered Officer

Winnie happily bounces into the HubSync offices daily with the sole purpose of stealing treats, sitting on laps for more treats, and rolling over for belly rubs for even more treats. She continues to outgrow her collars but hey, happy dog, happy life.

Winnie continues to wait on her degree from Olde Towne School for Dogs

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