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About Caesar Creek Software

Forget everything you thought you knew about software development companies. Caesar Creek Software is different. It starts with our basic philosophy: happy employees are the key to a company’s long term success. As an engineer who has worked at some of the biggest companies in the industry, our founder knows what it’s like to be a cog in the machine, so at Caesar Creek Software each employee is treated like family. We have the stability of a large company, without the inefficiency and bureaucracy. Our salaries are highly competitive, not just in our region, but nationwide. Our benefits package is stellar and unheard of in our region.

Nearly all employees have a private office, ergonomic chair, and state-of-the-art computer equipment. Each employee is provided a company credit card for travel and the purchase of discretionary items. Not surprisingly, we work a 40-hour week, and in the rare instances where overtime is required, it is compensated. We transitioned to 100% employee ownership in 2019 through the establishment of an Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP). With the ESOP, all employees share in the fruits of their labor. Since we don’t have outside investors, all decisions are made based on what’s best for the company’s long-term future and its employees. And did we mention that we do some of the coolest work on the planet?

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Our Namesake

We are named after one of the nicest lakes in Ohio, Caesar Creek Lake, located near the home of our founder.

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Management

Kevin Hoffer – Founder and President

Kevin has over 30 years of software development experience. He founded Caesar Creek Software, Inc. in 1998 and was the principal developer of the company’s credibility assessment products. Kevin oversees all daily operations, including security, accounting, finance, marketing, human resources, and new business development. Since its founding, Caesar Creek Software has grown into a trusted provider of software development and cybersecurity solutions for private enterprises and government institutions nationwide. Prior to founding Caesar Creek Software, Kevin worked at Lockheed Missiles and Space Company in Sunnyvale, California and Northrop Grumman Xetron in Cincinnati, Ohio. He founded One Zero Technologies in 1996, which morphed into Caesar Creek Software two years later. Kevin has a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from The Ohio State University and a Master’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Cincinnati.

Darla Prevish – CFO and Treasurer

This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is Darla-Picture.jpgDarla, an accountant with over 30 years of experience, joined the Caesar Creek Software team in July 2020 as their CFO and Treasurer.  She is responsible for all the company’s accounting, finance, tax, treasury, business insurance, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), and 401K Plan matters.  Darla is a licensed Certified Public Accountant and a Notary Public with the State of Ohio, maintains a Chartered Global Management Accountant credential, and holds an inactive Certified Internal Auditor certificate.  She received a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Dayton, Master of Business Administration from Xavier University.  She has been involved with ESOPs since 2003.

 

Tom DeSimone – Member, Board of Directors

This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is Tom-DeSimone_website_2022-1.jpgTom is a member of Caesar Creek Software Board of Directors since September 2020. He holds the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation in the state of Illinois as well as a Master’s degree in Accounting and a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Tom joined Prairie Capital Advisors in 2011 and is a shareholder in the firm. He has extensive experience in advising middle market companies on ESOP transactions, mergers and acquisitions, financial opinions, corporate valuation and other investment banking advisory services.

 

 

 

 

Ten Years Service Award

Five Years Service Award