R. Gary Zell

Co-Founder, CEO and President

As president, CEO and co-founder of ThirdParent, Gary leads the company in its mission to provide parents with the tools they need to protect their children’s safety and build a positive online reputation. Gary brings a wealth of experience in online marketing as the founder and general partner of the online marketing company S2R Solutions and has received national recognition for his achievements in the commercial insurance industry. A devoted family man, Gary spends his free time with his wife and three kids as well as coaching local youth sports.

Rob Zidar

Co-Founder, COO

Rob is ThirdParent’s co-founder and Chief Operating Officer, overseeing research and the day-to-day operations of the auditing and monitoring team. As an online reputation management and Internet safety expert, Rob is frequently sought after by the media and organizations to speak to parents and teens about online security and reputation management. Rob brings a vast background in research, teaching, sales and finance from holding positions with firms including Merrill Lynch and Robertson Stephens. Outside of ThirdParent, Rob is a father of three and lives with his family in Montgomery Township, N.J.

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Charlene Stradling

Director of Operations

Charlene has served as Director of Operations for Family Financial Group since 2004, and has performed a similar role at ThirdParent since its inception. In 2009, she brought her extensive background in Operations and Human Resources to S2R Solutions, LLC, and now offers her unique perspectives to ThirdParent. Charlene is actively involved in numerous charities. She lives with her husband and two daughters in Morrisville, PA.

Hubert Jarema

Chief Technology Officer

Hubert joined ThirdParent in 2014 as Lead Developer, and is responsible for the entire ThirdParent technology platform. Hubert’s diverse experience includes roles in IT Consulting, QA Testing, eCommerce and Healthcare IT. Hubert became interested in programming at a young age, and is on his way to completing a degree in Software Engineering (but we’re keeping him busy here). Hubert’s interests include economics, programming, web development, photography, cycling and music.