Meet The Team

Get to know the team behind Breadwinner. We’re a friendly bunch that’s dotted across the globe!

Alissa Arford

Alissa Arford

VP of Marketing - Maryland, US

Alissa leads marketing efforts and is focused on making sure that businesses using Salesforce and NetSuite, QuickBooks, or Xero know that Breadwinner is the best Salesforce and finance software integration! Alissa loves to travel and recently went to Aruba–her last Caribbean destination in the “Kokomo” song, where she and her family enjoyed hiking, snorkeling, sailing, and biking around the beautiful island.

Timea Buchelova

Timea Buchelova

Account Executive - London, UK

Timea is part of our Sales team, letting companies know all about Breadwinner. She ‘fell into’ sales and fell in love with the rollercoaster of emotions it brings every day. In her spare time, Timea is active and enjoys bodybuilding and dancing. She represented the UK in the World Hip Hop Championships in 2017! She loves dogs, especially her own pup Sushi.

Gerhard Dohne

Gerhard Dohne

VP of Customer Success - Nevada, US

Gerhard joined the Breadwinner team in 2018 as one of our Solutions Engineers, helping customers to implement and truly get the most from Breadwinner. In his downtime, Gerhard can be found in the mountains. He’s an avid endurance athlete, with two New York marathons under his belt as well as a casual cycle across the whole of the United States.

Lucy Etheridge

Lucy Etheridge

CS & Support - London, UK

Lucy is part of our Customer Success team. Her simple but important task is to make sure all our customers are happy! Lucy’s experience includes a degree in English and American Literature, managing a co-working space in London, and traveling the world. Lucy spends her summers trying to save the whales off the coast of Canada but is equally content at home with her two cats.

Stony Grunow

Stony Grunow

Founder & Evangelist - New York, US

Breadwinner was born from Stony’s own personal frustration in the lack of connections between Xero and Salesforce. Stony’s role includes working closely with partners, ISVs, Salesforce, and more. His background includes 4 years running a Salesforce Consulting company and building other Salesforce Apps. In his downtime, he enjoys hiking through the French mountains and being very discerning about coffee.

Brianna Holfoth

Brianna Holfoth

Marketing Development Representative - Minnesota, US

Brianna works with the Marketing and Sales teams to connect more businesses to Breadwinner. She has a passion for engaging with people, solving problems, and organizing events. In her spare time, she’s an avid yogi, gym rat, gardener, and writer.

Mike Honekamp

Mike Honekamp

VP of Development - Massachusetts, US

Mike works with the development team in multiple capacities to help drive the Breadwinner products forward.  He has over 10 years of Salesforce development experience and more years than he cares to mention outside of the Salesforce ecosystem.  When not working, Mike spends his time coaching his kids’ sports teams, hiking with the family, and going on long bike rides when the weather permits.

Curt Hopmann

Curt Hopmann

CEO - Minnesota, US

Curt is our CEO and strives to make sure our customers love Breadwinner.  He has a long history of developing new products and improving existing ones. Outside of work, he’s playing life coach to his two small children and listening intently to his wife’s advice. The rest of the time, he can be found reading, cooking, or taking long hikes with his dog, Stan. 

Jo Milton

Jo Milton

Founder & CFO - London, UK

Jo co-founded the company with Stony. As CFO, Jo is responsible for making sure that our finances are in tip-top shape. Jo’s background includes an Accountancy Degree and working at a Venture Capital Fund. In her free time, she loves to sail and is an avid skier and has come up with several well-thought-out, rational reasons why all board meetings should be held at Chamonix during the winter months.

Brian Newbold

Brian Newbold

Sr. Solutions Engineer - California, US

Brian joined the team first as a customer and now as a Sr. Engineer. Having worked for companies like Dell and Quest, he is a seasoned “enterprise technology swiss army knife” and can solve technical problems by leering at electronics, just as a Jedi would. Brian is 6’9″, but doesn’t play basketball as he was “jipped out of the remaining 3 inches”. He revolted by playing water polo and is now an avid cyclist and triathlete.

Chidambar Reddy

Chidambar Reddy

Technical Lead - Hyderabad, India

Chidambar is the Technical Lead for Breadwinner. His work includes turning business requirements into technical guidelines for developers. Chidambar is fluent in multiple programming languages and always welcomes new challenges. He travels like a curiosity rover and photography is one of his hobbies. He also loves trekking, conversations about Space, mind-boggling movies, and philosophy. 

Diana Stenson

Diana Stenson

Marketing Manager - London, UK

Diana joined the team early on in 2017 and heads our marketing strategies. Diana’s background includes a Marketing degree from California and working for a film distribution company in London. Traveling is one of her great joys and living in London helps her to accomplish this quickly. When not working, you can find her surfing in Cornwall, diving in the Maldives, and eating her way through Europe.

The Breadwinner team attending Salesforce events in 2022.