Management Team

Management Team2018-09-07T14:21:09+00:00
Michael Chegini, PE, SE, DBIA, PMI
Michael Chegini, PE, SE, DBIA, PMIChief Executive Officer, Founder and President
Michael is a true entrepreneur, Inventor and visionary. He is responsible for giving the proper strategic direction as well as creating a vision for success. He is a BIG picture executive. He develops high quality business strategies roadmaps and financial plans ensuring their alignment with short-term and long-term objectives. Michael oversees all operations and business activities to ensure they produce the desired results and are consistent with the overall strategy and mission of the company.

Michael has multiple advanced degrees in engineering and management. He has license civil and structural engineering from many states and hold several patents and has received over 20 awards of excellence. He maintains a deep knowledge of the software market and construction industry and he is considered as an expert in construction industry.

Sholeh Noori
Sholeh NooriChief Administrative Officer
Sholeh leads ePlanSoft’s Administrative and HR compliance functions and has 24 years of experience in software, construction and real estate industry. She oversees, financial, accounting, IT, legal, Marketing, operations, and HR compliance. She contributes to the development and implementation of organizational strategies and policies and in the past, she has vastly contributed to 6 M&A and one IPO closure. She also oversees the development and execution of investors and legal contracts in support of e-PlanSoft business growth. Prior to joining e-PlanSoft, she worked for AEC industry and real estate agencies including, Owen Group, Prudential, Mira Flores Resort, and Wall Street Financial.

Shirin Sebty
Shirin SebtyChief Technology Officer
Shirin leads e-PlanSoft’s technology vision and is responsible for the overall product architecture and infrastructure deployment from product design to development to delivery. Prior to joining e-PlanSoft, she was Director of Product Development at iBASEt where she was responsible for building and managing Enterprise software in Manufacturing Execution System in Aerospace industry. She is a proven technology executive with more than 20 years in software development. Shirin holds bachelor degree in Computer Science and Math from California State University, Fullerton.
Stacy Reno
Stacy RenoVP of Product Development
Stacy Reno has 30+ years of experience as a software engineer and information technology manager in a variety of industries including manufacturing, banking and non-profit. For nearly 20 years she was responsible for designing, developing and supporting custom software applications for ex-FBI private investigative firms who handled white-collar crime and mass tort litigation as well as investigative background checks for reality TV show contestants. It was a weird time.

Starting in 2010, Stacy joined the software firm, e-PlanSoft, based in Irvine, to promote the vision of web-based plan review technology to city, county and state agencies. Since then, she has become a leading expert on best practices for successful adoption of this technology to improve plan review turnaround time and reduce costs.

She currently serves e-PlanSoft as the Product Development Manager with a strong focus on customer satisfaction and is a current member of the CALBO Technology & Innovation committee.

David Avila
David AvilaNational Sales Director, Civic Government
With over twenty years of experience in technology sales and sales management, David’s sales career includes industry success’ in ERP Solutions for Public and Private Sector, Business Intelligence, Human Capital Management, Performance Management, and Utility Customer Information Systems.

Employed with Accela Inc. for seven years, he played a key role in account management, responsible for stabilizing, retaining and expanding the use of Accela’s automation solution in the west region. His most recent position as Business Development Executive, he established and was responsible for “new logos”, notably the City of Fresno and Huntington Beach.

Sean Hooper
Sean HooperCustomer Success Manager
Sean leads the Business Development Program and Customer Success Programs at e-PlanSoft and is responsible for growing and supporting the ingratiated and reseller partnerships serving Civic agencies and the AEC industry. Sean maintains a deep knowledge of e-PlanSoft’s electronic plan review products as well as the capabilities of its end to end integrated permitting and plan review solutions. Sean provides product demonstrations and solution consulting in addition to leading the RFP team.

Sean earned his BS in International Business from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, and prior to his time at e-PlanSoft, lived for two years in Germany developing web-based business strategy simulations with TATA Interactive Systems.

Jon Changkachith
Jon ChangkachithChief Innovation and Development Officer
Jon Changkachith is the Chief Innovation and Development Officer at e-PlanSoft™ where he dedicates himself to improving the way people collaborate on construction design plans. Jon says he likes to build things, but in reality, he has spent nearly 20 years as a software engineer and chief software architect where he has helped three startups and one global 500 company create better software. Prior to joining e-PlanSoft™, Jon was Solutions Architect for Accurate.com and prior to that he was Principal Software Engineer for Lifelock.com. To borrow a quote from Steve Jobs, Jon believes “You have to be burning with an idea, or a problem, or a wrong that you want to right. If you’re not passionate enough from the start, you’ll never stick it out.”

Jon earned his MBA from California State University, Fullerton and a bachelor’s degree from Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY.

Brandy Parslow
Brandy ParslowMarketing Manager
Brandy Parslow is the Marketing Manager for ePlan, Inc. where she heads the department through various projects all in support of the sales direction such as public relations activities, the planning and coordinating of special events, updating the social media platforms, developing proposal sections, writing newsletter, articles and campaigns and helping to brand messaging and strategy of all sales.

Brandy brings with her years of marketing knowledge in various industries and a proven track record at making noise. As an alumnus of Cal State University Fullerton where she took classes in both Marketing and Advertising, Brandy has proven to be successful at taking her creative thoughts to paper. She’s able to not only strategize and wireframe the details of a full project but can write about it, the content for it and design what each detailed piece will look like from every aspect.