Management Team

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Marc Pickren


Having been both a bootstrapped entrepreneur and a leader in large organizations, Marc is in a unique position to drive OutboundEngine’s growth while serving as a champion for small business owners. Previously, he was Senior Vice President at Mr. Cooper (formerly Nationstar), where he served on the leadership team that generated over $1 billion in revenue and $220 million in earnings annually by bringing innovative credit products to over 3 million homeowners. A 20-year veteran of leading companies through sweeping digital change and customer-focused product evolution, Marc has also held senior leadership positions at and J. Walter Thompson among others. When he’s not advocating on behalf of American small businesses, you can find Marc on the tennis court or spending time with his wife and kids.


Jacqueline Sewell

VP of Sales

Jacqueline leads Sales for OutboundEngine, using her passion for helping small businesses win to drive positive financial results. She oversees our direct sales efforts along with spearheading our growth initiatives in strategic accounts, reseller and partner programs. Prior to taking the helm of our sales organization, Jacqueline led the OutboundEngine Customer Success team, where she built a deep understanding of the challenges that small business owners face every day. Before that, she worked her way up from Sales Representative to Sales Manager at OutboundEngine. She holds an International Business degree from Texas A&M University, where she was a founder of the school’s first all female a capella group. Outside of work she enjoys spending time outdoors and hosting dinner parties with her husband and dog.


Sharon Slonaker

Director of People, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Building a great company requires great people and Sharon is our people person. An HR leader with over 20 years of experience working with companies from 20-2,000 people, Sharon handles culture, recruiting and HR for OutboundEngine. She joins us from Headspring, where she grew headcount by 100% and led a culture that was consistently ranked as one of Texas’ Best Places to Work. A graduate of Texas A&M University, she’s a proud Aggie who loves spending time with her two teenagers, preferably somewhere on or near the water.


Deepak Surana

VP of Product

Deepak sets the vision for how our software delivers value for business owners. Most recently, he was Chief Product Officer at Click Security, where he led product and engineering efforts through its acquisition in 2016. He also held senior product management roles at Blackboard, myEdu and Hoover’s, and started his career as a consultant with Accenture. He holds an MBA from the University of Texas and a BS in Engineering from Cornell University. In his spare time, you can find him playing tennis, running around Town lake, and visiting his neighborhood taco truck.


Andrew Szatan

Senior Director of Marketing

Andrew heads the OutboundEngine marketing team. He’s responsible for customer acquisition, developing the company’s brand and creating high-performance campaigns for our clients. Prior to joining OutboundEngine, Andrew was the first marketing hire at a New York-based online education startup that scaled to over $200 million. He’s a graduate of New York University and considers a day that starts on the hiking trail and ends in a music club to be just about perfect.


Branndon Stewart

Founder / Advisor

Branndon founded OutboundEngine in 2012 and led the company to 10,000 customers, $25M ARR and the #95 spot on the Inc5000. Today he serves as an Advisor, using his deep knowledge of the SMB SaaS landscape to guide OutboundEngine on its most important decisions. Prior to founding the company, Branndon held senior marketing roles at leading Austin technology companies including Boundless Network, Borland Software, Troux Technologies and Motive. When he’s not building businesses, you’re likely to find Branndon exploring the outdoors with his family.

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