The Management Team Behind the Socious Association Management Software & Community Platform

The most important part of any company is the people. We are happy to say that here at Socious, we have some of the most dedicated, knowledgeable and hard-working people around. Our software is great, but it is our people you will come to know and appreciate as valuable resources that will help you engage your members and make your association and online community a success!

Learn more about Socious’s culture. We invite you to review our website to learn more about the products we offer and the services we provide. If you have any additional questions, or would like to learn more, please contact us.

Paul Schneider


Prior to Socious, Paul spent much of his career in marketing and sales, with over 10 years of specific technical sales experience. In 1998, Paul became a founding partner of The Isadore Group, a PeopleSoft Higher Education consulting firm, which was acquired in the fall of 1999. When Paul is not working at Socious, he loves to coach his kids’ sports teams, spend time with his family, and work out.

Scott Balthazor

Chief Customer Officer

Prior to Socious, Scott was a founding partner of The Isadore Group, a PeopleSoft Higher Education consulting organization, which was acquired in the fall of 1999. Scott began his career as a programmer for USA Group TRG and PeopleSoft, developing Contributor Relations applications for the ERP environment. An avid movie and theater fan, he loves spending time with his family, and getting to introduce his children to the greatest movies of all time.

Steve Balthazor

Chief Technology Officer & Co-Founder

Steve graduated from Arizona State University with a B.S.E. in Engineering Special Program (Nuclear Science) in 1991. After graduation, he served in the United States Navy where he qualified as a Nuclear Submarine Officer. After serving in the Navy, he held various engineering/project management positions in the semiconductor, mining, and software industries before founding Socious in 2002. When Steve is not running the Socious engineering and technology teams, he enjoys reading a good book, especially while sitting on a quiet beach or floating in his pool. Steve appreciates good beer and is always interested in trying a new beer. Recently, he has developed a passion for sailing and is trying to work it into his schedule.

Lew Conner

Senior Vice President of Specialty Services

For 15 years, Lew worked as an administrator in Higher Education. After that, he spent seven years as Collaborative Development Director in Education and Government at PeopleSoft. Lew and his wife Jen are both “Foodies,” as well as “DIY-ers.” When Lew is not working at Socious, he spends a lot of time trying new recipes on friends and working on projects around the house.

Joshua Paul

Vice President of Marketing & Strategy

Josh has over 18 years of hands-on and executive marketing experience helping companies systematically increase revenue through measurable marketing and sales strategies. Prior to joining Socious, Josh held a variety of senior product management and marketing roles at technology companies. When he is not working at Socious, Josh enjoys building businesses, sailing, and spending time with his wife and children.

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