Meet Our Leadership Team

Our executive team brings decades of expertise to interviewstream’s strategy and
operations. Through passion and commitment to growth, they drive our mission
to simplify interviews, inspire change, and get hiring done anywhere.

Monique Mahler, VP Marketing

Monique Mahler

Chief Executive Officer

Monique has spent over 20 years in marketing, sales and operations leadership roles, primarily focused in tech and professional services. She has worked for several high growth companies including Relativity, HUB International, and Navman Wireless (now Teletrac Navman).

Monique is passionate about educating and continuous learning. She believes that every person and experience you have teaches you more about yourself and the world that you live in and she is motivated by making a difference in the lives around her.

Monique is an avid reader, a bit of a data junky, and a self-proclaimed Chicago tech enthusiast. Outside of the office, she rides horses, spoils her two dogs and travels regularly.

Zubair Patel, CTO

Zubair Patel

Chief Technology Officer

Zubair brings over 25 years of technology experience to the interviewstream team, starting his career as a developer at the beginning of the internet era and working in various capacities through the mobile and internet evolution. Zubair is an expert in mobile and cloud technology and is a hands-on manager who dives deep into technology when required. Over the years, Zubair has earned the respect of his team members as the go-to professional to seek help from industry leaders who count on him for innovative problem-solving skills within a timeframe and budget. Outside of his professional life, Zubair is passionate about badminton and plays regularly.

Beth Dreksler, VP, Customer Experience

Beth Dreksler

VP, Customer Experience

Beth is a reliable, innovative manager with over 15 years of progressive leadership responsibilities starting with management roles at Jewel Osco, American Stores, private in-home healthcare, and most recently CellTrak Technologies. She has experience with developing and improving procedures, processes, and communication by contributing innovative ideas, expertise, knowledge, and team spirit.

Beth is a customer service expert who has critical thinking, sound judgment, and the ability to resolve problems tactfully and diplomatically. She loves to celebrate success while working through any challenges encountered.

She genuinely cares about people. There is nothing more gratifying than helping somebody go through an experience that makes them happy, confident, and strong. Her favorite quote is “Every expert was once a beginner” – Rutherford B Hayes.

Away from work, she is happiest spending time with her husband and her three children laughing and treasuring every moment.

Drew Whitehurst, Director of Marketing

Drew Whitehurst

Director of Marketing

Drew is a data-driven marketing leader with experience helping high-growth companies drive success in their organizations. Having worked in multiple industries, including education technology and HR technology, he pairs a problem-solving mentality with a passion for marketing to create innovative, meaningful, and people-centered campaigns.

He is a strong believer in lifelong learning – a message he shares with his team daily – and in helping those around him reach their personal and professional goals.

Faith Peterson, Director of Product

Faith Peterson

Principal Product Manager

Faith has been driving products forward for more than 15 years with her unique combination of analytical, management, and design skills coupled with human-centered values. Her experience spans SaaS applications, mobile, and enterprise systems across education, healthcare, online retail, and fintech. She is a Certified Usability Analyst (CUA)TM and Certified ScrumMaster®.

Faith believes software should serve people, amplifying the power of their skills and magnifying the expression of their talents. She is motivated by creating tools and processes that enable people to work confidently and coordinate their efforts with others effectively.

Beyond the workday, Faith remains interested in the social and organizational aspects of software as it affects the people who create it and use it, and the dynamics of the organizations that produce it and rely on it. She also indulges in her eclectic and wide-ranging interests in art, architecture, photography, nature, and the outdoors. (Pronouns: she/her)

Advisory Board Members

Our Advisory Board is deeply invested in interviewstream’s success and
has a wealth of experience advising companies through high growth.

Chris Joseph, CEO

Chris Joseph

Managing Partner
Clovis Point Capital

Chris is the Co-founder and Partner Principal at Clovis Point Capital. Prior to Clovis Point, Chris worked on investment teams at Main Street Capital Corporation and Republic Holdings. Chris began his career in investment banking at J.P. Morgan. Over the course of his career, Chris has worked on dozens of transactions representing more than $3 billion of total invested capital.

Chris is passionate about scaling technology businesses. Operating small businesses is no easy feat, and his decision to co-found Clovis Point was driven by his love for rolling up his sleeves to help teams work together in new ways and tackle strategic challenges that accompany growth.

Whether he’s snow skiing, scuba diving or just going for a walk with his wife and son, Chris is most relaxed when he’s outside.

Robert Shuford, Partner, Clovis Point Capital

Robert Shuford

Managing Partner
Clovis Point Capital

Robert M. Shuford is a Co-founder and Partner at Clovis Point. Before starting Clovis Point in 2014, he was a managing director at Main Street Capital Corporation (“Main Street”) and a senior associate at Avail Consulting, LLC. Robert has typically focused on the lower middle-market companies and has worked on transactions representing over $190 million of total invested capital.

Robert is a CFA Charterholder and is a member of the CFA Society of Houston. He also serves on the board of the Houston Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth and is involved with various charitable organizations including the ADaMS and the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.

Robert is big on travelling and the outdoors and enjoys spending time with his wife and two young children.

Brian Bergeron, Partner, Clovis Point Capital

Brian Bergeron

Clovis Point Capital

As Partner, Brian manages Clovis Point’s Portfolio Services Group. Brian applies hands-on management and supervision experience to Clovis Point’s portfolio companies beginning in due diligence, through transformation and operations, until exit.

Brian has over 25-years of experience working with private equity-backed development-stage software businesses including positions as President, Chief Operating Officer, and Chief Financial Officer. In these roles, Brian has supervised and managed the full spectrum of operating activities for these businesses.

Most recently, Brian served as President and Chief Financial Officer of CPaT Global, LLC, a Clovis Point Capital portfolio company, where he was responsible for transforming the company into the market leader in aviation training software.

Brian received his B.B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin and his M.B.A. from the University of Houston. Brian is a Certified Public Accountant.

David Wieland, Managing Partner, Motivate Venture Capital

David Wieland

Managing Partner
Motivate Venture Capital

David is one of the original co-founders of RIVS (now interviewstream) and has also founded several other companies including InnFlux, RIVS, IrishAngels, Motivate Ventures, iEstates, and Cardigan Capital.

Having invested in over 100 startup companies, David believes in enabling others to be the change they want to see in the world. His career got a kickstart when he answered 12 (out of 15) questions on Who Wants to be a Millionnaire, which he attended with his then-fiance, now wife. This capital was used to grow his very first business.

Aside from work life, David can be found fishing, skiing, and being a philanthropist. He also enjoys spending time with his wife and three children.


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