The Team

Management Team

John Ratliff, align5

John Ratliff
Managing Director

John Ratliff is a co-founder and partner of align5 and align.Space. Prior to founding align5, John was the President and CEO of Appletree Answers, a telephone answering service company he started in 1995 growing the company to 24 US- based locations and 650 employees before it was sold to a strategic buyer in June 2012. John is passionate about strategy, company culture and employee engagement.

Chad Williams, align5

Chad Williams
Managing Director

Chad Williams is a co-founder and partner of align5 and is responsible for leading the company’s business development.

Kevin O'Connor, Vice President align5

Kevin O’Connor
Vice President

Kevin leads the align5 Coaching Practice as the Vice President of Strategic Coaching and Consulting.

Denise Richmond, CFO

Denise Richmond
Chief Financial Officer

Denise Richmond is a co-founder and partner of align5 and leads the company’s finance, analysis and operations.

Pat Taggart, align5 Videographer

Pat Taggart

Pat is our resident video storyteller and can most often be found in The Green Room, our production studio. A documentary filmmaker both by passion and trade, Pat helps companies tell their stories in creative and compelling ways to attract customers and inspire employees. He loves hockey, hates coffee and spends his time away from the camera with his wife, Courtney, and their two kiddos, Skylar and Cameron.

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