Our Team

Donald Bodnar

Founder CEO/CFO

Don founded Axiom Group in 1993 and Axiom Group International in 2003 to provide technical support for market data systems in the financial services sector domestically and internationally. Donald became a Founding Partner in Axiom Mentor providing expertise in business startups. He brings a wealth of operational management experience to the team in areas including domestic and international contract management, tax law, finance, accounting, vendor management and Human Resources. Don has a BSEE from Bridgeport Engineering Institute.

    Curt Naser

    Founder, CPO/CTA

    Curt is a co-founder of Axiom Mentor and the creator of the Mentor platform and currently serves as the Chief Product/Technology Officer. Curt has spent over 25 years working with Institutional Review Boards (IRBs) as a bioethicist, serving on three IRBs (biomedical, corporate and social science) and is the chair of one IRB. He has served as a faculty co-chair for NEASC accreditation and worked intensively with a number of institutions on faculty reporting, assessment and accreditation. He has consulted with dozens of institutions on IRB’s and academic institutional research on their practices as well as implementation of the Mentor system. As Chief Product Officer, Curt manages the development, implementation and support teams for Axiom Mentor. He received his Ph.D. from Stony Brook University in Philosophy and currently teaches a health care ethics course at Fairfield University each semester.

      Paul Elliot

      Paul Elliot

      Vice President - Sales and Marketing

      Paul has over 30 years of experience as a sales and marketing executive at both startups and global institutions. Paul is passionate about the success of our customers and enjoys working with them to think differently about technology options. Paul received his undergraduate degree from Minnesota State University and his MBA from Wake Forest University.

      Kelly Khoury Internal Operations Coordinator

      Kelly Khoury

      Internal Operations Coordinator

      Kelly has been with Axiom Mentor since 2018 supporting “Back Office” operations in the areas of Accounting, Taxes, Insurances, HR and Internal Customer Logistics. Kelly brings 13 years of experience from the Financial Services Industry as a platinum account manager. In that role she managed high net worth clientele and facilitated in the implementation and maintenance of the products and services provided by the company. Kelly has a bachelor’s degree from Southern Connecticut State University.