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Leadership Team

Atlas’ exemplary service and continuous innovation requires a diverse team with unique skills –  All joined by a singular focus:

Maximizing Client Value

Nick Dozier
Founder and CEO

Nick has been a technology leader and entrepreneur for nearly 15 years. His commitment to innovation has helped Atlas grow from a local tech firm in NW Arkansas, to a recognized leader in advanced analytics, reporting and visualization – with installations in 15 countries.

Pat Lockridge
President

Pat has 30 years of retail industry leadership experience with Campbell’s, Crossmark and Premium Retail Services. Pat served on Walmart’s SPARC Executive Leadership Board/SPARC Collaboration Board and currently serves on the Executive Board for the Center of Retailing Excellence at the University of Arkansas. 

Shawn Beckwith
EVP, Operations

Before joining ATLAS in 2009, Shawn held IT leadership roles at Walmart and Shiloh Technology. Shawn is a certified project manager for applications development, business process improvement and systems design. Shawn’s relentless focus on the end client helps Atlas maintain a customer retention rate in excess of 95%.

Dan Lyons
EVP, Sales

Prior to joining ATLAS, Dan served as the Global Account Director for JDA Software, focused on selling cloud based solutions and executing customer account strategies.  Dan’s experience spans all aspects of going-to-market, including demand signaling, forecasting, supply chain, operations and merchandising. 

Javier Escajeda
VP Category Management

Javier brings 16 years of software engineering and development experience to ATLAS and his leadership and category experience has been instrumental in building and bringing our AMP product to market. Prior to joining Team Atlas Javier managed business systems for Unilever’s Global Walmart Customer Team and held programming and application development roles for Walmart ISD and CEI Engineering.

Jeff Rice
VP Marketing

For more than two decades Jeff has been applying his marketing and communications experience to CPG companies. During his tenure with Crossmark, Willard Bishop and Inmar, he developed comprehensive marketing strategies. He has contributed and/or provided “by-line” content for The Wall Street Journal, Consumer Goods Technology, GMA Forum, Supermarket News, and Analytics Magazine.

Summer Davis
Business Development Manager

Summer successfully manages multiple projects simultaneously, taking the lead for special projects including event planning and management, resource organization and vendor relations. She is a customer focused leader with a natural ability for building new business and forging loyalty with clients, vendors, and external business partners. She’s a champion for business process improvement. 

Ashely Miller
Talent Acquisition

Ashley is responsible for sourcing and on-boarding the talent that fuels Atlas’ innovation engines. Ashley’s expertise in technical recruiting and talent acquisition has proven to be industry agnostic – having been keenly successful in Retail, IT, Engineering and Finance. Prior to Atlas, she served as HR Recruiting Manager for JB Hunt’s Engineering and Information Technology departments.