Lockpath Expands Leadership Team

Published on March 1, 2018

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – March 1, 2018 — Lockpath, a leading provider of governance, risk management and compliance (GRC) solutions, today announced the addition of three members to its executive leadership team. The newly appointed executives are tasked with enhancing the company’s ability to serve its growing customer base, execute growth strategy and drive strategic partnerships. 

The new additions to the leadership team include Hal Bentley, who will serve as Vice President of Sales; Tony Rock, who joined Lockpath as Vice President of Business Development; and Sam Abadir, who was recently promoted to Vice President of Industry Solutions. 

“To take full advantage of growth opportunities in the expanding integrated risk management market, we have recruited experienced leaders with specific talents to complement our existing team and help us execute our aggressive plan of action,” said Lockpath CEO and founder Chris Caldwell.  

Hal Bentley
With more than 25 years of sales and leadership experience in the software industry, Bentley has successfully led sales growth and expansion at multiple organizations and believes in the approach of his teams becoming experts in their clients’ businesses.  

Bentley’s career began at IBM, where he spent 15 years in various sales and sales leadership positions. Prior to joining Lockpath as Vice President of Sales, Bentley worked at Experian for seven years, leading sales for credit unions and commercial insurance, and building an enterprise sales team for data quality solutions at large financial and retail institutions. 

“We are excited to welcome Hal as our newest executive,” said Caldwell. “His sales leadership experience in the software industry, coupled with his focus on client needs, makes him a great fit for our team.” 

Tony Rock
Rock brings extensive leadership experience in finance, operations, and technology to his role as Vice President of Business Development at Lockpath. In this role, he will be focused on building access to global markets, talent and technologies. 

Rock holds an MBA in Finance and Marketing, as well as a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. His capabilities lie in driving revenue for innovative companies poised for growth. 

“Tony’s business acumen is highly valuable to our company,” said Caldwell. “He is leading our charge into the European, Middle Eastern and Asian markets and has been focused on building relationships that will position us for future success.” 

Sam Abadir
Abadir has more than twenty years of experience helping companies realize value through improving processes, identifying performance metrics, and understanding risk. In his new role as Vice President of Industry Solutions, he will work with prospective and existing clients to ensure success with Lockpath’s Keylight Platform. He also manages Lockpath’s relationships with industry analysts and represents the company through public speaking events and webinars. Previously serving as Director of Product Management, Abadir has been with Lockpath since 2013. 

“Sam is a company veteran and has proven himself a valuable asset,” said Caldwell. “With his wealth of industry and product knowledge, I know he will be successful in his new leadership role.” 

To learn more about Lockpath, visit our website. 


About Lockpath
Lockpath is a market leader in corporate governance, risk management, regulatory compliance (GRC) and information security (InfoSec) software. The company’s flexible, scalable and fully integrated suite of applications is used by organizations to manage risk, demonstrate regulatory compliance, and automate business processes — all in order to achieve audit-ready status. Lockpath serves a client base of global organizations ranging from small and midsize companies to Fortune 10 enterprises in more than 15 industries. The company is headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas. For more information on Lockpath and the Keylight Platform, visit lockpath.com. Follow Lockpath on LinkedIn and on Twitter at @Lockpath and @KeylightGRC for the latest in industry, company and product news. 


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