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ChannelBound selects, builds, deploys, and supports best-of-breed technology solutions for businesses so they can focus on their core competencies. Our team is made of industry pro’s who have rolled out enterprise grade applications across multiple verticals. If you would like to learn more how we can help you, please contact us.

Our Executive Team

Brett Bussell
Managing Partner

Brett is a 20 year veteran in the enterprise IT industry.  He founded IT solutions firm, Brevadum, in 2003. The firm specialized in rolling out best-of-breed supply chain solutions to such customers as Nordstrom, American Eagle, Carter’s, PPG, Giant Eagle, T-Mobile, and MCS. Brevadum was sold to Idhasoft (  in 2008, where Brett took on the role of Vice President of Marketing. The solutions that Brevadum & Idhasoft delivered were for some of the most technologically complex supply chains in the industry. Prior to Brevadum, Brett worked at Manhattan Associates ® (Nasdaq: MANH) and helped grow the company from a niche supply chain software firm to the leading best-of-breed SC software provider (per Gartner). Manhattan had a successful IPO during the boom and is now a $3B market cap company.  Brett is a Purdue Computer & Electrical Engineering graduate with an Executive MBA from Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management.

Mike Herrold 

Mike has over 20 years of experience in management consulting and marketing, helping leaders drive business results.  Delivering world-class change leadership and strategic business advisory services to leaders of Fortune 1000 companies and privately-owned businesses. Specializing in strategy led execution, analysis driven decision making, and servant leadership to propel successful teams.  Clarifying priorities, collaborating to set the vision for change and lead companies to achieve their goals.  Navigating the journey toward positive business impact and measurable results.  Mike earned an MBA degree from the University of Texas at Austin – Red McCombs School of Business, and a B.S. in Physics and from Indiana University

David Vandeever

Executive Managing Director

David is Executive Managing Director leading marketing, sales and business operations.

Drawing on over 30 years of employee benefits consulting, he has deep domain expertise in all aspects of human resource programs and supporting technology. This expertise drives his vision to ensure that all services are delivered with the highest level of personal consulting to supplement the most basic compliance services.

While serving as the company’s growth and operational needs, he also has worked for several of the nation’s largest and notable employee benefit consulting and technology firms including ADP, Aon, Mercer, Morneau Shepell and Transamerica. In these firms, David consulted with clients on plan design, funding and the complex requirements of outsourced plan administration.

David is a graduate of Indiana University, with a BS in Public Finance. He and his wife Anne, and their two children reside in Carmel Indiana, where he is very active in Habitat for Humanity when he’s not out cycling across Indiana’s crossroads.

Tim Deist
Director of Analytics & Automation Services

Tim is the Director of Analytics and Automation Services with years of experience delivering Enterprise Projects for Fortune 500 clients. Tim skill implementation knowledge delivering projects using best practices to deliver robust implementations. He has worked in the IT consulting field driving best of breed software solutions. From business analysis, UX/UI, full PLD development and quality assurance. Tim has a degree from Purdue University in Information Technology specializing in Information Systems.

Roman Abakumov
Senior Software Development Manager

Roman is a Senior Software Development Manager with years of experience delivering Enterprise Projects. Roman has several years of experience managing a team based upon agile development methodology. He is a full stack developer and takes pride in developing first class, robust code to meet business requirements. Roman has led several full life cycle real experience in designing and developing of software from Business analysis to full deployment. Roman has a degree from the Donetsk Institute of Artificial Intelligence “IAI” and was a faculty resource for the Intellectual Software Systems program.

Oksana Girs
Director of Marketing

Oksana has extensive experience in driving revenue generation through sales and marketing program management. She has managed all aspects of IT business development, both in-house and as a value-added reseller in industries including high tech, IT, finance, healthcare, and automotive. Her experience in crafting and implementing cross-channel and inbound marketing campaigns has proven success in demand generation and closing deals.  Working in an IT-centric industry, she recognized that there was a great deal of demand for top software developer talent.  Given her access to a strong pool of full stack developers, she founded ChannelBound to help companies build and sell robust technology solutions.   Oksana is fluent in 4 languages.  She received her Bachelors from Kyiv National University and her MBA from Butler University in Indiana.

Broker Advisory Board

Joe & Kacey Grady
Broker Advisory Board

Provide employee benefits and insurance consulting services for small and large employers. Analysis and comparison of existing coverages within marketplace to take advantage of innovative product offerings to control costs without compromising coverages. Specialties: ASO / Self-Funded Plan Management Consumer Driven Products (Health Savings/Reimbursement Account Plans) Public Sector and Union Negotiated Benefit Solutions Web-Based Enrollment and Voluntary Product Offerings


ChannelBound Indianapolis

1311 W. 96th Street · Suite 170

Indianapolis, IN 46260

(800) 998-3571


ChannelBound – Dallas

ChannelBound Dallas

3131 McKinney Avenue, Ste. 300,

Dallas, TX 75204

(800) 998-3571