About Us


GlobalWorx, Inc. is a privately owned company based in Richmond, VA. It was founded in 2004 by Bill Lecznar and Dave Connell, visionary developers of the first industry collaboration platform.

Our award winning technology optimizes the efficiency of task definition, communication, execution, and measurement across all trading partners within the grocery retail supply chain.GlobalWorx developed the OOS Alert application that is focused on significantly improving the DSD out-of-stock problem within the grocery industry.

OOS Alert is specialized and highly effective application of our award-winning technology, which was developed as the first industry collaboration platform for the store-level control of fast-moving consumer goods.The platform optimizes the efficiency of task definition, communication, execution, and measurement.

Meet Key Team Members

Bill Lecznar


Bill Lecznar, co-founder and CEO of GlobalWorx, has over 30 years experience in retail management, operations, merchandising, and category management. Mr. Lecznar spent the majority of his retail career with Food Lion Stores, Inc., from which he retired as the Virginia Region Director of Operations. In that role, he was responsible for $520 million in sales, bottom-line profits, and over 3,500 employees. After leaving Food Lion, Mr. Lecznar founded Retail Logistics Services, which he sold to one of the largest food brokers in the US. His retail experience combined with his knowledge of MSO operations provided the vision that led to the development of GlobalWorx.

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Trevor Niklawski


Trevor has been a Software Architect and Engineer for GlobalWorx since the company was founded in 2004 as he finished his degree in Web Development. He has many years of experience in full stack development and in multiple programming languages he has been an integral part of all software development at GlobalWorx. Trevor leads the software development team, always looking to enhance and improve the products while ensuring the GlobalWorx application suite leads the way in enterprise application architecture.

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Norman Cimerol


Norman has over 20 years experience in various Information Technology sectors. Prior to joining Globalworx, Norman was President and COO of a consulting firm which focused on IT solutions for small business. Norman also held various IT positions with Fortune 100 companies. Norman is a Summa Cum Laude graduate with a BS in Computer Science from Purdue University.

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Michael Chalkley


As Director of Implementation and Product Owner of GlobalWorx, Michael Chalkley represents the voice of the customer providing vision and direction to each department. Michael has 11 years of management and leadership experience working with the largest grocery chains and suppliers in the industry integrating the GlobalWorx application suite. While serving as the primary information source between the customer and development team he ensures the vision of new enhancements and functionalities are prioritized, all expectations are delivered, and maximum value is achieved for all stakeholders.

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Deborah Battle


Deborah is a Norfolk State University alum who majored in Math/Computer Science. After college she worked in Data Center Operations as a Production Control Analyst with First Health Services Corporation and Bank of America, monitoring batch operations on an enterprise mainframe. Later she worked as a Production Technician with Arrow Electronics refurbishing electronic equipment for resale utilizing Blancco software. Deborah attends Star Fellowship Baptist Church where she is the President of the Sanctuary Choir. She lives in Richmond, VA with her 3 children.

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Brian Benson

Account Manager

Brian is currently studying Information Technology: Computer Programming. He values being efficient without sacrificing quality. His experience has helped pave the way for the future of the OOS Alert application by serving our clients with excellent customer service. Brian was also the state FBLA champion in 2016 for his category and his team was District FBLA champion in 2017 for their category.

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Mindy Dawson


As an experienced member of the team, Mindy Dawson serves as the lead Manager of Client Development  while being with GlobalWorx for over the past 14 years. Mindy has been involved in all levels of client relations with her primary focus of overseeing the daily operations of all customers to ensure they receive the maximum value they deserve. By understanding their needs she is able to connect how they can successfully integrate with GlobalWorx to achieve their desired goals.

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Ani Patel


Ani is an ECPI University graduate who majored in Computer Information Science. She brings her front-end and back-end skills from her last job, where she worked as a Site Replicator. She utilizes her knowledge and skills to build, program, and maintain applications for GlobalWorx. She is excited to be at a company where cutting edge technology is being applied to produce real world value.

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Cian Doyle


Cian is a graduate of Bard College at Simon's Rock with a degree in English Literature. He brings years of diverse work experience pertaining to client management to the GlobalWorx team. Currently, he serves as a major connection point in client relations and as a data analyst, creating individualized reports that are tailored to client needs.

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Carlos Vasquez


Carlos Vasquez brings over 25 years of extensive experience in management, business development, and direct B2B sales across uniquely diverse markets such as consumer product goods merchandising, technology, and healthcare/pharmaceuticals. Carlos Vasquez has led regional, national, and international sales teams and initiatives. He has lead sales efforts and managed sales teams at companies such as IBM, Xerox, Eli Lilly, and Marmon Group/Berkshire-Hathaway. He has a proven track record of leading and collaborating with cross-functional teams to enhance revenue growth and expand business operations through key performance initiatives.

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