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About simPRO

This is our story

"I didn't want other people to have to go through the heartache of becoming a prisoner to their business. I saw an opportunity for Vaughan and I to try to create a solution together."

Stephen Bradshaw, simPRO Executive Director & Co-Founder

Like all great software companies, simPRO started in a garage.

In 2002 Stephen Bradshaw was a hard-working electrical contractor running his own small business and trying to figure out how to scale up.

After relying on paper-based workflows for years he decided there had to be a better way. That’s when he met Vaughan McKillop, an engineering student who had a talent for building software.

simPRO (which stands for Service Industry Management Professional) was a cloud-based solution from the beginning. Starting with the development of job list functionality, the pair quickly moved on to creating a scheduling tool for allocating resources. Using Steve’s business as a test case, they quickly developed new features and the software continued to grow.

Steve Bradshaw and Vaugn McKillop

As Steve's electrical business began to expand, with the help of simPRO, they quickly realized they'd created a solution which could help other businesses.

The desire to create useful tools for businesses has seen simPRO grow from a two man operation to a global software company with offices in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States.

While we no longer work from a garage, our passion for helping all businesses scale and optimize their operations remains at the heart of what we do.

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simPRO Leadership

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Sean Diljore

Chief Executive Officer, Director & Executive Chairman

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Stephen Bradshaw

Executive Director

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Curtis Thomson

Executive Director

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Benjamin Levin

Partner, Level Equity

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Charles Chen

Principal, Level Equity

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Sean Diljore

Chief Executive Officer, Director & Executive Chairman

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Jonathan Eastgate

Chief Operating Officer

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Rob Ormond

Chief Technology Officer

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Alan Bignell

Chief Financial Officer

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Rhiza Lahoylahoy

Vice President Finance

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Karla Fleege

Director of Marketing

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Conor Breen

Customer Success Manager

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Tina Espiritu

Implementation & Training Manager

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