Who is Toadfly Technologies?

Toadfly is a dedicated team of professional software designers and integrators specializing in industrial software solutions. We are headquartered in the heart of one of the world’s leading petroleum, chemical, and power industries: Houston, TX. Not only does this give you the knowledge your software development is local, but also allows for dynamic face to face conversations, timely feedback on the development process, and effective long-term support, well after the software has been deployed.

What makes Toadfly different from other software companies?

The strength of our software comes from its ability to be tailored to your exact needs and specifications. Custom packages are created based on the specific requirements given by our client or according to solutions provided by our System Analysis Team. Our flagship products include Planning, Estimating, Scheduling, Labor/Cost and Timekeeping. Our main goal is to provide you with more efficient tools that will streamline your processes, reduce cost and add to your bottom line.

Meet the Toadfly team

Troy Cassels

Troy Cassels started Toadfly Technologies in 2005. Troy serves as CEO and owner, overseeing all of Toadfly's interests and operations on a daily basis.

Much of Troy's career revolved around the heavy industrial business working from the "bottom up" as they say. Criscrossing the United States from one plant to the next, Troy accomplished successful Turnarounds and Capital Projects for clients in the refining business throughout the U.S.

Joshy Varghese
Vice President

Joshy Varghese has more than 15 years of experience in application software development, business operations, programming, software quality control and software implementation. His diverse skills across platforms comprise experience in managing concurrent software development projects, product deliveries and crisis management.

Directed over 20 different software development projects for various clients. The few among them are Electronic Permit System for Johnson Space Center – NASA, Innovative Planning System for Valero Houston Refinery, Contractor Time Management System for Nustar Energy Corporation and web portal for Port of Corpus Christy.

Joshy joined Toadfly in 2006 and executed numerous software projects for the company and its clients. Joshy has a Master Degree in Business Operations and Computer Applications from Symbiosis University, India.

Jake Soliz
IT Manager

Jake Soliz is the IT Manager for Toadfly Technologies. With seven years of experience, he provides advanced computer hardware and network support for the operational and research needs of Toadfly. Jake joined Toadfly as a computer systems administrator in February 2008. He has degrees in Computer Networking and Systems Management from ITT Technical Institute. Before Toadfly, Jake was previously employed as a field network engineer/consultant servicing multiple county courthouses and sheriff departments.

Ashley Skillern
Marketing Director

Ashley started with Toadfly Technologies in 2011. Ashley is responsible for the new business development initiatives for Toadfly and leads consolidated marketing strategies to increase brand awareness.

Ashley brings more than 15 years of sales and marketing experience to the table. Her prior experience includes event planning, campaign development, and translating business department objectives and strategies to facilitate growth. Ashley looks forward in helping Toadfly grow as a company and solidify their position as an industrial software provider.

Lauren Seybert
Business Development

Lauren Seybert joins Toadfly after 7 years in heavy industry in the Philadelphia area. She brings 2 years experience in Project Management and 5 years of sales experience within the industry. Lauren will be responsible for business development, specifically in the Power and Utility industries.

Prior to joining Toadfly in 2011, Lauren spent time doing Project Controls for a large oil company and Project Management and Sales for a heavy industrial, multi-discipline engineering firm. With knowledge of the industry and project experience, Lauren brings a strong skill set to our company. She looks forward to expanding our business into Power and Energy.

Deepthi Yanam
Project Manager

Deepthi has joined Toadfly as a Project Manager in 2010. She has 3 Years of IT experience with IBM-GBS in Software Application Development, Software Configuration Management, software quality assurance and Release management. She has Master’s Degree in Management in Information Systems from the University of Houston Clear Lake. She has experience working with various software languages and has strong Management Skills. She works with the Off-shore Team and Clients in implementing the different products at Toadfly.

John Ludena
Graphic & Web Designer

John Ludena is a graphic artist and web designer for Toadfly Technologies. With a Bachelor's degree from UHCL in Applied Design & Visual Arts, he provides graphics for web, software, and print projects that come through Toadfly. John joined the team in February 2010 and brings 5 years of digital media design experience with him. He is an expert in Photoshop & Illustrator, while specializing in user-friendly, attractive, and functional websites.