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It’s All About Faculty Affairs

We’re driven by a singular mission; help faculty affairs departments and academic institutions streamline their operations, drive efficiencies, and use their data to create new insights.

Through technology originally developed in a major academic medical school and a team with extensive experience in faculty affairs, we help numerous academic institutions of all sizes and are proud of the success we’ve achieved.

Mountain Pass Team

Chief Executive Officer

Tom Simon is a seasoned executive in startup software development, with a rich history of enhancing customer relations and team strategies at companies like Intel, Kellogg’s, Deloitte Consulting, and Valassis. At Mountain Pass Solutions, he is focused on building a great team focused on both growth and long-term client satisfaction.

Vice President, Client Relations

With four decades of expertise in workflow optimizations and HR in the higher education sector, Deb Komorowski is a pivotal member of the Mountain Pass team. She uses her deep knowledge to enhance workflow efficiencies, helping institutions save time and resources.

Eric Paul

Vice President, Product Engineering

Eric brings over 30 years of software development expertise to his role at Mountain Pass, having worked across various tech sectors including healthcare and newspaper / magazine publishing. He leads the development of innovative workflow engines and new product features, continually responding to customer feedback and market demands.

Director, Customer Success

Sarah Brock oversees all facets of client support at Mountain Pass, combining her strong technical background in informatics with a focus on customer relations. She is committed to ensuring client success from initial onboarding through full implementation, fostering significant and lasting solutions.


A University of Michigan alum, Meng Hao Shi focuses on enhancing the SmartPath™ platform to deliver superior user experiences and valuable features. He plays a crucial role in building new functionalities, assisting with deployments, and swiftly addressing technical issues.

Co-founder & Chairman

Dave Morin co-founded Mountain Pass Solutions with a clear vision to streamline workflow and information management for HR departments across various institutions. With over 25 years of experience, Dave mentors the team and steers strategic development, ensuring sustained growth and innovation.

Charley Dixon

Implementation Specialist

Charley Dixon excels in managing complex software projects from inception to completion, integrating new technologies to boost client operational efficiency. His strategic project management skills and dedication to client relationships drive exceptional outcomes and align with broader business goals.

Kiana Ghahyazi

Implementation Specialist

Kiana Ghahyazi applies her healthcare software implementation expertise to enhance faculty affairs systems at Mountain Pass. Her commitment to innovation and efficiency translates into improved software functionalities and robust support for faculty administrative and academic pursuits.

Alex Sweezie

Implementation Specialist

Alex Sweezie excels in leading software implementation projects, leveraging his coding experience and customer service background to enhance client operations and achieve exceptional results. His approach ensures that technology integrations deliver substantial client benefits.