Meet Our Team


Vin Gupta
Founder / CEO
Vin Gupta is our founder and CEO. He has started a multitude of companies. Vin recognized the importance of information and database management very early on. Vin helps small businesses build their marketing efforts, and offers quality information and databases to help entrepreneurs like himself grow their sales. For more information about Vin’s present activities, visit www.vingupta.com.
Vin Gupta
Bob Smith
Co-founder / President / CEO
Bob Smith is our Co-founder and President. Bob is responsible for all of the day-to-day product operations, as well as leading the company’s strategy. Prior to joining the team, Bob worked on government research for the department of defense, on projects ranging from ballistic missile detection to weather effects on satellites to intelligent target recognition.
Michael Scott
VP of Advertising
Michael Scott graduated from the University of Nebraska with degree in Advertising/Marketing. He is a highly motivated and results-driven senior-level professional with 25 years experience in traditional and interactive marketing. His specialties include: Marketing Communication, Creative Direction, Direct Marketing, Database Marketing, Events & Tradeshows, Brand Development & Positioning, Print Production, Media Buying/Placement and Vendor Negotiations. He’s married, has two sons, and loves to golf and landscape.
Kevin Shallenberger
Senior Software Engineer
Kevin Shallenberger is a veteran software engineer responsible for new feature development, team collaboration and daily product operation. Before joining Infofree.com, Kevin created products for the Department of Defense for over 10 years focusing on battle space awareness, target recognition and tracking, camera integration and UAV search patterns. Kevin stays on top of technology and continues to build products in and out of work.
Layth Al-Turk
Director of Sales
Layth Al-Turk is a graduate of the University of Nebraska and has been on our team for 3 years. As the Director of Sales, he is responsible for identifying and partnering with Enterprise clients. He has a passion for helping his customers grow their businesses and make more money. Outside of work, he is an avid sports fan, enjoys gardening, and is having the time of his life being a “dada” to his 1 year old daughter.
Paolo Dapo
Digital Marketing Manager
Paolo Dapo is passionate about affiliate marketing and digital advertising. Prior to joining the team, he studied Business Administration and Management at University of Nebraska-Lincoln. While there, he worked as a freelance CPC specialist and created his own affiliate marketing websites. He is responsible for managing advertising campaigns, social media, SEM, and web analytics.
Russell Johnson
Email Marketing
Russell Johnson worked as a designer since 1997. He is responsible for email campaigns, UI-web design, creating and editing video tutorials & testimonials. He has a passion for creating and developing imagery of various types. In his free time he enjoys illustration, alpine skiing, boating and spending time with his family.
Prajol Shakya
Software Engineer
Prajol Shakya is a software developer. He started with the company as an intern and has been with the company for over 3 years. He has a M.S. in Management Information System from University of Nebraska Omaha. He is an end to end developer and also has experience in project management. In his free time, he likes to travel and gain new experiences.
Ryan Carlson
Software Engineer
Ryan Carlson has a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Nebraska Lincoln. He is a full stack developer specialized in building, testing and maintaining REST services in Java. He enjoys tuning/modifying his car, and biking on the trails near his home in Omaha.
LuAnn Radford
Customer Success
LuAnn Radford has over 25 years of experience in product development, customer support, and issue management. She has an Associate of Applied Science Degree. She enjoys talking with customers and is committed to providing a great customer experience. She enjoys new technology, outdoor activities, and spending time with her family.
Amber Hill
Customer Success
Amber Hill has over 10 years of experience in customer service. She is committed to consistently providing excellent customer service. In her spare time, she enjoys crafting and painting. She is also a cat lover.
Brandon Paeper
Small/Medium Business
Brandon Paeper has been with Infofree.com since May of 2016. He is committed to consistently providing excellent service sharing his expertise in the product. Brandon is best known for his leading role in the movie, "Rudy"... Just kidding he just looks very much like Sean Astin. Brandon spends a majority of his free time riding his bike down the Papio Trail located here in Omaha, NE. He strives hard to reach his fitness goals where he believes in a healthy mind, body and spirit.
April Diaz
Small/Medium Business
April Diaz is has been with Infofree.com since February of 2016. She is committed to consistently providing excellent service sharing her expertise in the product. She's happy to answer any questions you may have and help you with the signup process if you need it. April loves her family of boys, going out for sushi and collecting antiques.
Howard Alexander
National Accounts
30 years of database marketing sales/solutions experience. Specialize in consultative solution selling consisting of extensive discovery sessions with my prospects/clients to identify ways to increase new customer acquisition performance results and improve overall marketing effectiveness and efficiencies. I always enjoy going through this process with my prospects/ clients to develop high quality, cost-effective B2B and B2C “data driven” marketing strategies/programs that generate a solid ROI.
Tim Pinkerton
Enterprise Sales
With over 15 combined years of Sales and Management experience Tim Pinkerton has a lengthy track record for getting both he and his clients lucrative results. He is known for his people skills, critical thinking and tenacious follow through. He works hard for his clients to find services and solutions that will benefit them both now and in the long run. That may come in the form of marketing, new client acquisition, analytics, research or fund raising. Tim is the father 4 children: 12 year old triplets and a 6 year old. When not working or spending time with his family you'll find him in the gym, on his motorcycle, watching the occasional movie or out doors in some fashion.
Chris Scott
Enterprise Sales
Chris Scott is a tenured sales rep with over 20 years of experience. He has spent substantial time within both the tech and advertising arenas. He offers a consultative approach when developing effective solutions enabling his clients to reach their goals. Well versed with the B2B & B2C data needs of sales, marketing and data insights divisions with both start-ups and large enterprise organizations. When not at work, Chris likes to be involved with his kids music and sports organizations. He is also a big automotive and motorcycle enthusiast.