About Us

Pete Fernald - CEO and Premier Zoho Partner (Chapel Hill, NC) After logging a 15-year career in the high-tech sector as a top sales performer and marketing manager, Mr. Fernald started Atlantic Database to help clients "save time and money, build awareness and increase sales" through integrated sales and marketing automation technology. Pete is certified in Act!, Zoho and Microsoft CRM and has worked with Salesforce as well. He holds a Masters in Information Management from Syracuse University in addition to an MBA and BSBA degrees from East Carolina University.

G Marshall Johnson - Senior Vice President, Sales and Business Development (Charlotte, NC): Marshall is a lifetime sales professional who uses his unique experiences to redefine the role of selling in the modern economy. Marshall learned the science of sales as he made the executive journey from Sam Zell's office in Chicago to Henry Hillman's empire in Pittsburgh to the mavens of Wall Street.  He has perfected sales techniques that are rarely taught and used by only the upper echelon of sales professionals. Marshall can apply these principles anywhere to grow willing people and organizations.  He holds an MBA/Economics from Columbia Pacific University and a BS with emphasis on Psychology, Social Work and History from East Carolina University.

Kelly Peak - Senior Consultant, e-Marketing and Web Development (Chapel Hill, NC):  Kelly Peak designs online and e-Marketing materials, taking advantage of current tools like Social Media and SEO to promote brands and products to a worldwide market. In addition to her web development skills, Kelly is an experienced instructor who coaches clients in updating and maintaining their websites. She holds a B.A. in Journalism - Visual Communication from UNC-Chapel Hill.

Shelly Oakley - Director of Sales, Consulting Associate (Raleigh, NC):  Mrs. Oakley has 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry and served as a Director of Sales and Regional Sales Manager.  Shelly won Sales Director of the year multiple times and has a customer service focus.  As a Zoho User and Database Administrator, she also knows how to make Zoho run efficiently for an entire organization.  With her proven skills in listening, coaching and training, Shelly is a valuable addition to any team!  She holds an Associates Degree in Office Administration from Wake Technical Community College and has also studied at North Carolina State University.