David Ladley, President & CEO
Dave acquired CFI in 1994 and transformed its mission to a full-service systems integration, security solutions and leasing business. The security solutions and services we provide today allow businesses to solve critical business problems. Dave is an active member and promoter of the local community, serving as a member of the Kiwanis volunteer organization, Park Ridge, Illinois Chapter, and as a Past-President of the Park Ridge Soccer Association. When not in the office, Dave can be found on the tennis court, golf course, or sailing in warm weather. When winter comes, he’s on the ski slopes at every opportunity.
Greg Johns, Director of Sales
Greg’s approach to helping our customers is to improve their productivity and performance with CFI’s best-of-breed technologies. He is great at strategizing to address technology challenges and solving problems with innovative solutions. This is how Greg strengthens the Communications Finance value proposition. While Greg is responsible for the growth and profitability of sales, his true passion is the constant development of client relationships. This allows CFI to consistently deliver superior client satisfaction. Greg is also an avid golfer and Chicago sports fan. When he isn’t in the office, you can either find him on the course, at a stadium, or chasing his two young boys.
James Cambray, Senior Engineer
James leads the CFI team of technical consultants who interface directly with our vendor partners and our clients’ internal IT staff. For each project, he directs the visioning, planning, and integration of CFI’s best-of-breed products and technologies into client environments. He has a deep understanding of technical architecture design, and his A+ certifications demonstrate his engineering expertise across a diverse array of applications and systems. These talents are what allow James to capture requirements, address concerns, and implement new solutions quickly and efficiently. After implementation, James and his team also provide post-installation issue management and troubleshooting. When he isn’t working, he has a young son a home to keep him busy. During football season, you will find James cheering on his favorite Green Bay Packers.
Gretchen Ladley, Director of Marketing and Partner Development
As a member of the management team, Gretchen is in charge of setting the company’s marketing strategies for CFI. Primary to her role as CFI’s marketing leader, she directs brand management, partner development and establishes marketing priorities across the organization. Sitting at the table with the sales team, she develops and designs marketing communications, lead generation campaigns, sales events and promotional activities. Gretchen believes strongly in the synergy between sales and marketing to drive performance for the business, both short and long term. Gretchen is an avid tennis player and golfer, and an active member of the USTA.