Michael Pearce is an attorney, entrepreneur and advocate for families of children with special needs. Over his 25 year legal career, Michael has worked with thousands of parents to provide guidance on planning for their children's futures. Seeing firsthand the information management challenges these families faced, in 2020 Michael founded the technology company Vest Life. Their first product Vest helps parents organize care records and information for raising a child with special needs. Combining his extensive domain expertise with technical skills, Michael is passionate about developing next-generation personal information systems tailored for human needs and experiences.
Ken Kerrick CISSP, CISM, CDPSE
Operations and Technology
Ken is our Chief Information Security Officer. He has served as CIO/CTO/CISO/VP for several companies in the San Francisco Bay Area, Greater Sacramento, and the Central Valley of California. He volunteers much of his spare time giving back to community and is a member of various technology and cyber security organizations. Ken is the proud father of two sons living with ASD.
Head of Product and Infrastructure
Joel is Head of Product and Infrastructure at VestLife, Inc. He is innately curious about technology and how it can be used to make everyday life easier and more enjoyable. His career has taken him through systems development and architecture, infrastructure and business analysis with the constant throughout being a passion for using technology to help businesses transform. As Head of Product he makes the vision of VestLife a reality, constantly creating additional value for clients.
Vest Success Manager
Keri Horon is the Customer Success Manager and Blogger for VestLife. She has a degree in Journalism, a degree in English, and a teaching credential (grades 7-12). As a Mom to a son with special needs, Keri has helped parents on their journey through local support groups, peer coaching sessions, community events, and advocacy work. She enjoys reading, acrylic painting, photography, sketching, writing poetry, and traveling.