Meet the newest members of the Nexxus Group® team

The Nexxus Group® continues to expand and provide industry-best Scan Based Trading (SBT) services across multiple product lines. We have added to the Nexxus Group® team to maximize top-shelf service for our valued client-partners.

Meet some of the newest members of the Nexxus Group® team:


NAME: Jon Rodgers

POSITION: Director of Client Services

OFFICE: Beverly, MA

RESPONSIBILITIES: Jon ensures the success and satisfaction of our clients by developing a world class Services team. Jon brings 15 years of experience to the Nexxus Group® team, leading and executing in many different roles including Client Services, Business and Softwre Development Operations, Software Project Management, and Program Management.

COLLEGE DEGREE(S): Jon studied Music and Business at Gordon College and is currently pursuing an MBA at Bentley University. He is a classically trained cellist and vocalist and often plays or sings around the Greater Boston area.

BEFORE NEXXUS GROUP®, I WAS: At a Boston based software startup for six years helping to build a global Client Services team and manage Development Operations.


NAME: Tom Loden

POSITION: IT Operations Manager

OFFICE: Beverly, MA

RESPONSIBILITIES: Tom plans, directs, leads and oversees the operations of the IT group.  He also ensures the successful deployment of internal projects and manages production support issues.

COLLEGE DEGREE(S): Bachelors of Electrical Engineering from Villanova University; Masters of Science in Physics from the University of Massachusetts

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS: PMI Project Management Professional (PMP); ITIL Certification

BEFORE NEXXUS GROUP®, I WAS: A computer consultant wearing almost every technical hat imaginable.


NAME:  Rick Sweeney

POSITION: Senior Software Engineer (IT)

OFFICE: Beverly, MA

RESPONSIBILITIES: Rick works on internal applications that support the operations and customer service staff assist with database maintenance.

COLLEGE DEGREE:  BS in Business Management from Salem State University.

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS: Object Oriented Programming; Rational ClearQuest and Clear Case; Rational Rose; Agile Development; ASP.NET development


  • A programmer for a company that has an inventory control program to manage bookstores.
  • An Applications Architect at a company that has a tax calculation engine for Sales and Use taxes as well as global VAT taxes and motor fuel taxes.
  • An Automation Engineer in a QA team for tax calculations, automating the testing of both back end software and user interfaces.
  • A Software Engineering Manager for a telecom company, mostly responsible for data exchange with telephone companies, applying rates to calls, and generating billing.
  • Senior Software Engineer for a company that has a back office system for heating fuel dealers. I worked on everything from controlling the fuel meters on the back of trucks to mapping and routing software.



NAME: Laura Whelan

POSITION: Account Specialist

OFFICE: Beverly, MA

RESPONSIBILITIES: Laura handles the majority of Circle K accounts.

COLLEGE DEGREE(S): Bachelor’s in Materials and Textile Science Engineering, UMass-Dartmouth.  Working on my Master’s in Healthcare Administration.

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS: MA licensed in Health & Life insurance

BEFORE NEXXUS GROUP®, I WAS: Financial Services Representative at TD Bank


NAME: Daniel Reinold

POSITION: Account Specialist

OFFICE: Beverly, MA

RESPONSIBILITIES: Dan maintains an excellent working relationship with retailers and vendors. He ensures issues are resolved to the account’s satisfaction; maintains information database; assists companies in expanding distribution and sales across retailers; and provides various reporting.

COLLEGE DEGREE: Bachelors in Business Administration with a Management Concentration at Salem State University.

BEFORE NEXXUS GROUP®, I WAS: An Internal Operations Manager for a home energy solutions company in Boston. Prior to that I worked as an Account Manager, a Customer Service Representative, and in construction for my father’s General Contracting company.


NAME: Ashley Shepler

POSITION: Account Specialist

OFFICE: Charlotte, NC

RESPONSIBILITIES: Account Maintenance, Customer Service, etc.

COLLEGE DEGREE(S): B.A. in Public Relations and a B.A. in Land Management, California (PA) University.

BEFORE NEXXUS GROUP®, I WAS: A customer support manager for a legal software start-up.