David Riddiford


David brings more than 25 years of experience directing the financial, accounting and business policies of private and publicly traded companies to his role with Apriva. In his current role of President, David works with the Apriva’s Board of Managers and management team to establish long-range goals, strategies, plans and policies, and ensure the financial success for the company. Previously, David served as Apriva’s Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Apriva, David held executive-level positions with Action Performance Companies and The Dial Corporation. David holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Accounting from Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Scott Dowty

Chief Revenue Officer

Scott leads Apriva’s sales and marketing efforts expanding core vertical penetration and architecting emerging market strategy. He brings over 20 years of experience driving rapid revenue and profit growth in competitive global markets. He started his payments career after nearly 10 years of founding, building and successfully selling startups in Canada. He has previously served as director of CIBC Card Products; general manager and senior vice president at First Data International in Toronto, Canada; chief marketing officer (Section 16 Officer) and executive vice president at Global Cash Access; and chief revenue officer and executive vice president with CardConnect, where he served through their acquisition by Fintech Development Corp to CareConnect Inc., which was subsequently acquired by First Data Corp. Scott holds a Marketing and Business Administration degree from Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology.

Brady Barnes

Senior Vice President of Application Engineering

Brady joined Apriva in 2010 after spending more than 30 years working with highly-regarded technology providers including Hewlett-Packard, Inter-Tel and Mitel. He currently serves as Apriva’s senior vice president of application engineering and is responsible for leading the development of Apriva’s industry-leading mobile point of sale (POS) applications. Brady’s past experiences include executive-level positions across software development, hardware development, digital-signal processing, training and technical support teams. Brady is a notable author, having published numerous technical articles, conference papers and design ideas in industry publications. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Arizona State University.

Candee Ferris

Senior Vice President of Operations

Candee has more than 30 years of experience in enterprise operations management and is responsible for managing Apriva's day to day operations including cross departmental/enterprise policies, company objectives and initiatives. She directs a team of production support specialists to ensure the smooth operation of all Apriva's processes. Candee previously held executive management positions with Avnet, Pinacor/MicroAge and Supermarkets General Corporation/Pathmark. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from the University of Phoenix.