The Executive Team


Vince Creadon is a founding partner and the CEO of ATG.  His previous experiences include Senior Vice President of Business Development for PRG-Schultz International, Inc. where he directed company sales executives and account managers.

EVP, Operations

John Bizeau brings 25 years of recovery audit experience.  He has been responsible for audits for many of the largest retailers in the United States including Walmart and Kroger

Managing Director of Avantis

Partners, LLC an ATG Affiliate

Tom Arons brings 26 years of category management and retail solutions consulting experience.  His management and consulting experience span both grocery and box stores such as Giant, Target, and Best Buy


EVP, Sales

Paul Andrees joined ATG as Senior Vice President of Sales and Business Development in January 2019.Paul Brings over 25 years experience in Enterprise Software, Services, and Consulting sales to ATG.

EVP, Operations & CFO

John Kirkeide brings 20 years of retail procure-to-pay experience coupled with 17 years of recovery audit experience.  He has developed systemic approaches to leverage technology across a large client base.

EVP Operations

Jack Martin brings 28 years of operations experience with the Recovery Audit industry.  He has had great success helping clients build internal recovery audit teams that have outperformed their primary audits.


Jeff Shanley brings 27 years of recovery audit experience.  He is responsible for ATG’s IT infrastructure and proprietary software development, and has talented skill set with IT, purchase-to-payment systems, and audit methodologies.

Key Operations Management

VP, Shared Services

Chuck Andrade brings 19 years of commercial and retail auditing experience to the ATG team. Chuck is recognized as a subject matter expert in the areas of duplicate payment and statement auditing as well as escheatment avoidance.  Chuck’s vendor outreach teams are known for their diligence, attention to detail, and vendor relation skills.

VP, Operations

Bob Beck brings 26 years of recovery audit experience to ATG.  He has led recovery audits at many of the largest retailers in the United States. He was motivated to join ATG after seeing how we were using unique and innovative technologies to capture audit opportunities in near real time. 

VP, Audit Services

Rick Taylor brings 22 years of recovery audit experience to our team. He is a founding partner responsible for audit operations in the Southeast.

Audit Director

Renee Tinoco brought 17 years of retail recovery audit experience to ATG in 2011.  Renee is responsible for audit oversight and client satisfaction on several regional grocers and one home improvement retailer.

Avantis Partners Team

Client Service Project Manager

Brian has over 14 years of experience in marketing, market research, retail, manufacturing and consumer packaged goods.  He loves building relationships with clients and helping them find opportunities to maximize the success of their business.


Brooke brings a wealth of experience working with retailers, CPG’s and fresh food growers and suppliers to embrace and develop essential data and category management practices across the store, through her work with the Perishables Group, Nielsen and EnsembleIQ.


Mark combines his industry experience with Exactus Advisors, Nielsen and IRI to create a successful dichotomy between vendors and customers. Specializing in the consumer packaged goods industry, Mark has created strong relationships between customer and vendor across several Fortune 500 companies.

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