Meet the Executive Team

Adam Goldberg, M.Ed.

Adam
Goldberg

Founder & CEO

Adam Goldberg, M.Ed is the Founder and CEO. Prior to Torchlight, Adam co-founded and directed the Goldberg Center for Educational Planning. He also spent significant time in IT sales and marketing with EMC, Lucent Technologies, Kenan Systems, and Prodigy Internet.

Dan Richard

Dan
Richards

Chief Technology Officer

Dan Richards, CTO, is a software technologist/CTO and specializes in the development of SaaS businesses. Previously, Dan led the Constant Contact engineering team for 12 years growing it from 5 to over 100 people. His expertise centers around software product development, team development, delivery of software as a service, and, technology audits and reviews.

Kelly Wahlberg

Kelly
Wahlberg

Chief Financial Officer

Kelly Wahlberg, CFO, is Co-founder and Partner at Delta Capital Partners. Her corporate experience ranges from publicly-traded software companies such as INSO and Allen Systems Group, (formerly Viasoft), to technology start-ups including Epidemico, Upromise, Fiksu, Cartera Commerce and Axway, (formerly Cyclone Commerce).

Carolyn Romano

Carolyn
Romano

Vice President of Product

Vice President of Product, Carolyn Romano, JD, is trained as a special education and elder law attorney and consultant. She has close to 25 years’ experience working with families and school systems around the country on systems change efforts and support for children at risk.

Rebecca Throop

Rebecca
Throop

Head of Marketing

Rebecca Throop, Head of Marketing, has been working in marketing and branding strategy for over 20 years throughout the health care and technology space. She’s focused on both B2B and B2C communications channels and tactics for early stage startups to a $160 million national healthcare company.

Mellissa Fowler

Melissa
Fowler

Vice President of Sales

Melissa has over 20 years of experience in sales and sales leadership focused on landing and expanding accounts in high tech, HR, and wellbeing employee benefits. She’s been an integral part of helping companies such as WCS, Virgin Pulse (formerly ShapeUp) and GlobalFit expand their reach with mid-market and large employer groups and health plans to improve the health and productivity of their populations.

Jay Titus

Jay
Titus

Vice President of Growth Strategy and Partnerships

Jay Titus, Vice President of Growth Strategy and Partnerships, spent seven years leading both the enterprise solutions and academic services teams at Bright Horizons Family Solutions. His client base focused on senior HR and benefits leaders at Fortune 500 companies and national healthcare systems in order to develop enterprise-wide B2B/B2E benefits programs.

Advising Team

Nancy Rosenzweig

Social Venture Leader

ZipCar, Bright Horizons

Jerome Schultz, Ph.D.

Child Neurophyschologist

Harvard Medical School

Blair Heavey

Entrepreneur in Residence

Babson College, Cartera

Mark Miller

EdTech & Publishing Entrepreneur

Learn Launch

Patricia Houpt

Employee Benefits Executive

NEEBC

Elliot Sainer

Investor/Serial Entrepreneur

Aspen Education Group

Doug Brenhouse

Mobile Entrepreneur

MetaCarta

Judy Duff

Software Product Executive

ADP, Salary.com

James Weil

Eldercare Leader

Metlife, AARP

David Katz

User Experience Design Leader

Virtusa, Projector PSA

Gail Hunt

Caregiving Luminary

Former CEO National Alliance for Caregiving

Torchlight is humbled and proud to have the support of notable financial and strategic investors.