The Windward Team


As stated in Windward’s Core Values, we are extremely particular when it comes to choosing only the best “A-Players” to join the Windward Team. This rule applies to our executives as well. The Windward Studios executive team is comprised of savvy business leaders and industry experts, bringing years of experience to a rising company.

Meet The Windward Team

Meet the experts in reporting and document generation.

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David Thielen


If you’re really interested in the compulsory list of impressive-sounding titles Dave has held, check out Dave’s LinkedIn profile. What the profile doesn’t tell you is Dave once created a game so compelling (Enemy Nations) that a now-professional World of Warcraft player lost his job because he played it incessantly on company time. Learn more about Dave from his online profile.

KA Breitlow

Director of Marketing

A versatile and dedicated marketing strategist with more than 15 years of award winning experience in the high-tech, financial, insurance, academic, health and leisure industries, KA is an expert in research and analysis of market segmentation and customer buying behavior.


Ryan Fligg

Director of Product Management

A systems integration innovator focusing on leading initiatives related to new products and product enhancements, Ryan improves brand marketing and client communications through client discussion and competitor evaluation. Ryan draws on his years of experience in enterprise reporting by transforming technical concepts into straightforward messaging. When Ryan is not improving Windward’s features he can be found traveling to neighboring countries or hiking and skiing the Bavarian Alps.

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Shirley Clawson

Strategic Advisor

A sought-after conference luminary, Shirley guided Windward as President/CEO between 2009 & 2014. Currently serving as a Strategic Advisor to the company, her career spans more than 25 years of leadership in the software industry, including enterprise solutions, document management, legal, mortgage processing, entertainment and educational software. Still on her bucket list: winning the Windward Chili Cookoff contest.

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Nancy Bodnar

Director of People

A seasoned people leader with more than 12 years of progressive human resources and leadership experience, Nancy is dedicated to assembling, motivating and retaining talent, as well as teaching others to do so effectively. As a first-generation Portuguese-American grateful to parents who sacrificed to give her opportunities they never had, she ensures that intention and purpose is behind everything she does.


Would you like to learn more about Windward Studios? Interested in joining the team?

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