Get to Know LeaseQuery

Our Mission

We’re on a mission to make accountants’ lives easier by simplifying the complex. We empower our customers by delivering the most user-friendly and trustworthy financial accounting solutions in the world.

Codie Award Winner 2023
Georgia Fast 400 2023

LeaseQuery is a proud member of the Information Technology Alliance (ITA).

Company Values at LeaseQuery

Company Values

We believe that every team member should personify these values every day within their teams and towards our customers.

If you want to work with experts in lease accounting, sales development, project management, software development, or marketing, we invite you to browse our available positions.

Our Partners

We partner with accounting firms to utilize our lease accounting software to support their clients’ lease accounting needs. We are always open to working with additional firms.

Meet Our Leadership Team

The leaders at LeaseQuery have worked in financial reporting, real estate,
and equipment departments for Fortune 500s as well as private companies.

George Azih

CEO & Founder

George is a financial authority and leading expert on lease accounting, specializing in technical accounting and accounting research. Prior to founding LeaseQuery, George performed accounting research for a Fortune 500, and served as an auditor for banks, insurance companies, and brokerage firms.

Joe Schab

President & COO

Joe brings a wealth of experience to LeaseQuery. Joe has spent most of his career helping companies transition from startups to full-fledged, high-growth entities. As COO and President at LeaseQuery, Joe is responsible for the alignment and prioritizations of investments and ensuring operational excellence.

Chris Ramsey


Chris brings over 20 years of experience working in and around technology focused businesses. As LeaseQuery’s Chief Strategy Officer, Chris is responsible for strategic partnerships, investor relationships, and corporate development.

Justin Smith


As Chief Financial Officer, Justin brings extensive experience advising companies, boards, and shareholders on M&A, equity raises, and debt financings.

Karen Marchione


Karen brings a blend of customer-centric marketing strategy and an extensive knowledge of compliance software and cloud-based technology. As CMO, Karen leads LeaseQuery’s marketing efforts, pulling from her deep experience in demand generation, business development, customer lifecycle, and product marketing to yield innovative strategies that deliver results. 

Joe Gruca


As LeaseQuery’s Chief Revenue Officer, Joe brings over 20 years of experience leading high-performing direct sales and channel sales to our company. His track record of business leadership and strategic marketing capabilities is key in helping LeaseQuery acquire new opportunities and continue to grow. 

Andrew Larson


Andrew brings over 20 years of experience building software across banking, finance, insurance, e-commerce, aviation, stock and energy trading, weather, and warehouse logistics. As LeaseQuery CTO, Andrew is focused on driving technology, capabilities, and speed into products, insights, and solutions LeaseQuery provides to customers and partners.

Brendan Kapsimalis

Chief Architect

A graduate of the Rochester Institute of Technology with a BS in Software Engineering, Brendan has over 10 years of experience in software development and consulting. As Chief Architect, Brendan leads the technology team at LeaseQuery, pulling from prior experience leading development teams to improve business process automation for the finance, human resources, and customer service departments.

Tim Fenner

Chief Information Security Officer

With more than two decades of IT experience, Tim leads LeaseQuery’s information security program, working diligently to identify, assess, and mitigate security risks, and ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the organization’s data, systems, and networks.

Haley Wood

VP of People & Culture

Haley, LeaseQuery’s VP of People & Culture, has over a decade of experience supporting the people organization, predominantly in the FinTech space. Haley leads the company’s vision, strategy, development, and execution of organizational effectiveness to enhance business results. Her passion is recruiting and sustaining incredible talent, and cultivating an award-winning environment for LeaseQuery’s associates to thrive in.


Jeff Dernavich

VP of Product

As VP of Product, Jeff brings 20 years of SaaS leadership to the team. His experience in designing, building, managing, and improving both the product and product teams is integral in leading the product strategy at LeaseQuery. As VP of product at LeaseQuery, Jeff leads both the product management and user experience teams, working to provide accountants with the best and most accurate software experience of their career.

Michelle Walker

VP of Operations

Michelle brings nearly two decades of agency and brand-side experience leading high-impact business transformation initiatives and process design overhauls. Her expertise in using innovative solutions and effective change management strategies helps LeaseQuery’s implementation and business enablement teams to deliver exceptional onboarding and training experiences, and enables more efficient processes across the company.

Kenny Stevens

VP of Sales & Revenue Operations

Kenny brings over a decade of qualified experience, including technology and C-level suite sales. At LeaseQuery, he leads the external sales strategy and maintains the company’s revenue operations, focusing primarily on customer acquisition. He also works to build and maintain the company’s revenue operations, including process definition/creation and revenue reporting.


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