ZPD Solutions

Our Team

Leadership Team

John Kutcher CEO and Founder
John Kutcher
  • Senior software engineer and software architect with 35 years of experience
  • Founded and acquired several companies that operated under DICORP including Digital Innovation, Inc., Tri-Analytics, Cales & Associates, The Trauma Vendor Alliance, Lancet Technologies, Clinical Data Management, The Analytic Solutions Network, Tribunal Technologies and ZPD Solutions
  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering (1986) and Ph.D. in Computer Science (1992), Johns Hopkins University
Julie Violante Director of Operations
Julie Violante
  • Project management director and business manager with over 21 years’ experience in project management, requirements analysis, and training
  • B.S. in Health Information Management (1989) York College
Tim Favazza Director of Sales
Tim Favazza
  • Over 35 years sales experience, including experience in preparing proposals for audiences ranging from small business to government procurement
  • Masters in Information Management Systems, University of Baltimore

Professional Services Team

Anthony Guidi Solutions Architect
Anthony Guidi
  • Over 27 years of experience in the Information Technology Industry - PMP Certification
  • Manages and guides the development of all web-based products across ZDP, leads enterprise level project consulting engagements and currently managing the worldwide deployment of the DoD trauma systems
  • B.S. in Management/Finance (1990), Binghamton University, and M.B.A. in Business Computer Information Systems (1992), Hofstra University
Maggie Pajerowski Application Development
Maggie Pajerowski
  • 28 years of experience in database design, web and windows application development and commercial products using full software development life cycle methodologies
  • B.S. in Mathematics with a minor in Computer Science from the University of Delaware and a MS in Information Systems from UMBC
Michelle Brazel Project Management
Michelle Brazel
  • BA in Psychology University of MD College Park
  • PMP Certification
  • Product Manager Director and Business Analyst/Trainer with 22 years of experience in software
  • Experienced in training and building curriculum, business analysis and customer implementations, customer success, and product management

Our Engineering Team

Brandon Goldfedder Lead Architect
Brandon Goldfedder
  • Lead architect of ZPD’s business system technology framework
  • 30+ years of IT experience, including mainframe modernization efforts and development of CRM and back office products
  • M.S.E. in Computer Science Engineering (1989) and B.S.E in Electrical and Computer Science Engineering (1989), Johns Hopkins University
Tim Kutcher Lead Software Engineer
Tim Kutcher
  • Full-stack developer and engineer experienced with Angular Typescript/UX Development & Python development, develops ZPD's business logic framework
  • B.S. in Computer Science (2019), Johns Hopkins University
Guy Thompson IT Director & Software Engineer
Guy Thompson
  • Experienced with distributed database systems development, object-oriented analysis and design, and numerous development languages and platforms
  • B.S. in Computer Science (1995), Johns Hopkins University