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Leadership Team

A talented group of leaders with a deep commitment to partnering with municipalities and helping them prosper.

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DACRA Tech’s team is an effective combination of industry professionals with entrepreneurial backgrounds and hands-on community service leaders. They have led the company to become an industry leader dedicated to providing innovative and integrated software and technology services to local governments.


Dave Braner

Dave Braner

Chief Executive Officer

Leading DACRA’s Growth & Expansion

Dave is chartered with positioning and leading DACRA Tech’s strategic direction, as well as establishing a product roadmap that helps relieve its government customers of some of their most pressing adjudication burdens. Dave’s development philosophy starts with listening and working side by side with customers to completely understand their business challenges. Innovation then follows, bringing unique and effective solutions for customers. Most importantly, Dave values clients’ success and wants to make sure clients are supported. Customer Care is Dacra Tech’s culture and core value and is a cornerstone concept that Dave embraces.

In addition to leading several companies, Dave has also been in technology leadership roles for over twenty years. He has led teams in sectors such as government, commercial insurance, and telecoms/ISP’s.

Dave has a B.S. in Computer Science, Master’s Degree in Information Systems, as well as PMP and Scrum certifications. The combination of his experience, culture, and drive makes him an ideal fit for DACRA Tech for our next stages of growth.

Tami Wanless

Tami Wanless

Chief Operation Officer

Client success, Onboarding, Education, Marketing and Sales support

Tami is the key in helping municipalities flourish through education and structure. She leads our business operations and client success teams ensuring our on-boarding, training, and client service are comprehensive, responsive, and user-friendly.

Before joining DACRA Tech, Tami spent 25 years leading in the education and medical device arena. She is an author and subject expert on advanced adjudication instruction. She is committed to helping teams succeed while providing a lasting positive impression in the lives of learners. Because of this rigor and passion, our client success team is next-to-none.

Tami has deep experience in education and software training and implementation. She holds a master’s degree in Adult Education from Northern Illinois University, as well as a bachelor’s degree in Science from the University of St. Francis.

Frank Regan

Frank Regan

Chief Collection Officer (CCO)

Municipal Debt Collection

Frank has 15 years of experience in the municipal debt collection industry. He has deep expertise in all facets of the municipal collection process, including both federal and state laws and regulations.

Prior to joining DACRA Tech, Frank was the CIO of Municipal Systems Inc. (MSI) and COO of Municipal Collection Services, Inc (MCSI). He has both a financial background as a CPA for Regan & Co. as well as a technical background serving in the role of System Architect for CDW.

Frank’s focus is on providing maximum results for customers through a blend of technology and a customer service-oriented approach.


We pride ourselves on the strong relationships we build with our clients. This allows us to delve deeply into workflows so that we can create perfect training programs and achieve rapid onboarding. Implementation can often be accomplished in a matter of a few weeks.