Mark Hatten has more than 35 years of experience in building businesses in the telecommunications, electronics and enterprise software industries. Mr. Hatten brings a track record of success, and an in-depth understanding of both service and technology companies.
Mr. Hatten founded and was Chief Executive Officer of a cellular company, a cellular location technology company and a land mobile radio (LMR) company prior to launching Mutualink in 2007.
Mark Hatten is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Mutualink,
Inc. He assumed this role after founding the company in 2006.
Joseph Mazzarella – President & Chief Legal Counsel, Board Member
Joseph Mazzarella serves as Mutualink’s President and Chief Legal Counsel. Mr. Mazzarella, in addition to being responsible for the management of Mutualink’s legal and governmental affairs, serves in key operations management and business development roles. Mr. Mazzarella has over 20 years of corporate, finance, M&A, licensing and IP law experience. Mr. Mazzarella also has in-depth knowledge and experience in the high tech sector, ranging from consumer and enterprise based software development, advanced wireless network and location technologies, and communications. He also serves as a member of Mutualink’s Board of Directors.
Prior to Mutualink, Mr. Mazzarella served as the Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Connecticut Telephone and, thereafter, as its President. Mr. Mazzarella also served as a board member of KSI, Inc., a mobile location technology company which was subsequently acquired by TruePosition, Inc., a Liberty Media company and served as shareholder class representative. Mr. Mazzarella started his career as a corporate attorney with the regional law firm of Cummings & Lockwood (k/n/a McCarter & English) and his experience includes private equity and syndication, financing, intellectual property and licensing, M&A, and telecommunications law. His notable accomplishments include assisting with formation and financing of the NFL expansion franchise, Jacksonville Jaguars and Alltel Stadium financing, structuring the sale of Connecticut’s only zoo, forging new case law on the foreclosure of developer rights, and pioneering the first competitive local exchange carrier license in Connecticut.
Joseph Mazzarella serves as Mutualink’s Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Counsel.
President & Chief Legal Counsel
Jim Mersfelder is the President of Le Pecq, Inc, a strategic software business consulting practice focused on business process improvement in the financial services, health care, intelligence community and the public sector. Jim has over 45 years of experience as an executive and entrepreneur in software technology, electronics, and financial services. He has a record of accomplishment as an industry leader in conceptualizing and developing multi-million-dollar businesses while controlling costs and creating strong management teams.
Jim’s business background includes board positions on public and private companies, all focused on the software space. He is an active adviser to several early stage software companies. His education includes a BS in engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology, an MBA from the Wharton School in Industrial Management and Finance as well as attendance at Harvard’s Executive Education program.
Jim is an executive and entrepreneur in software technology, electronics, and financial services.
Ken Merz is the Corporate Secretary for O&G Industries where he has directed all administrative activities for the State’s largest privately-held construction firm, and one of the country’s Top 400 Construction Firms since 1970. During his nearly five decades with O&G, Ken has been instrumental in providing executive leadership across human resources, information technology, regulatory compliance, mergers/acquisitions, legal and finance functions for the company.
Ken is also widely known for his service to the community. In 2014, he was named as the Torrington Register Citizen’s Person of the Year for his long-standing contributions to the community. In 2017 Ken received the community Leader Award from the Northwest Connecticut Chamber of Commerce.
Ken is the co-founder and President of the KidsPlay Children’s Museum in Torrington that has grown into a learning and recreational destination annually for over 40,000 visitors throughout the region. Ken has also served as President of the Warner Theater and as a director of the Torrington Economic Development Corporation, Litchfield Performing Arts Center and the Oliver Wolcott Library.
Ken holds a Bachelor of Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, a Master of Science in Professional Accounting from the University of Hartford and a Juris Doctor from the University of Connecticut. Ken is a Certified Public Accountant a member of the Connecticut Bar Association.
Ken is a highly qualified businessman and community leader.
Raymond R. Oneglia
Raymond R. Oneglia is Vice Chairman of O&G Industries, Inc. and has over 50 years of experience in civil and highway construction.
He is past President of the Connecticut Road Builders Association and has served on the Board of Directors for the following organizations: CRBA, CCIA, and the American Road & Transportation Builders Association. In 1983, he was appointed by Connecticut Governor, William O’Neill, to serve on the Infrastructure Task Force, and was involved in legislation for Connecticut’s $7 billion dollar Infrastructure Renewal Program. In addition, he was appointed by Governor Weicker to serve on the Connecticut Employment and Training Commission from 1991 to 1994. He was reappointed by Governor Rowland, Governor Rell, and Governor Malloy and served for 26 years on this commission.
Mr. Oneglia is currently a member of the Construction Industry Ethics & Compliance Initiative and the Construction Industry Round Table, both based in Washington, DC and the National Academy of Construction. He is also a member of the Hudson Institute and BENS (Business Executives for National Security).
Mr. Oneglia is a 1970 graduate of Union College and served with the Connecticut Army National Guard from 1969 to 1975.
Ray has over 50 years of experience in civil and highway construction.