Curt Szymanski – President
Curt Szymanski is the founder and President of Windward Consulting | Software, which he founded over a decade ago, where he pursues his passion of coupling technology and business process optimization in order to improve the way that companies in the title industry do business.
Prior to Windward, Curt founded and ran UCLID software, which produced a cadastral mapping product. The company sells semi-automated data extraction and data indexing products for land records and mapping for use by government officials. UCLID software received numerous awards for product excellence during Curt’s tenure.
Curt holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Minnesota and a master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Additionally, he holds an MBA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with dual degree focus in MHR & Entrepreneurship and Real Estate & Urban Land Economics.
Mr. Szymanski’s interests include ResWareTM, public speaking, land records modernization, technology and business strategy, software process and product development, sailing/boating, hiking, yoga, exploring islands (especially the Bahamas, Anguilla, St. Maarten & St. Barths), snorkeling, international real estate, photography, and entrepreneurial activities. He is the proud father of Grace Cay Szymanski, Kaylee Anna Szymanski, and Kai Ayden Szymanski.
Rebekah Allen, Vice President – Administration
Rebekah (Becky) has operated in the field of administration in a variety of industries including education, law, state government and various non-profit settings. She has been an effective developer of solutions to business challenges and has worked to evaluate, plan, develop, organize, implement and direct administrative function, structure and performance in each organization. Becky has a passion for efficiency, vision casting, training and team building. Her strengths include project management, customer service, and attention to detail.
Becky brings these skills and strengths to her role on the Windward team.
Elyse Eisen, HR Administration
Elyse is currently a junior at the University of Wisconsin-Madison majoring in Psychology with certificates in Entrepreneurship and Leadership. During the school year, she is a Badger Volunteer Leader, serving as a tutor and mentor for various after-school programs. She is also a member of Alpha Phi sorority- Iota chapter, where she holds the position of scholarship director. Elyse joined Windward in May of 2014 as a member of the human resources & administration team. She is originally from New Jersey and enjoys volunteering, skiing, and spending time with family and friends.