Company Management


Dale Cline

Chief Executive Officer

Dale Cline, BlackStratus CEODale serves as Chief Executive Officer of BlackStratus, where he is responsible for setting the company's strategic direction and leading its growth as a global provider of enterprise-security information management solutions. Prior to joining BlackStratus, Dale was President of Knowledge Products, a division of Global Knowledge, where he managed the growth and expansion of Knowledge Products' flagship product, and prior to that, served as President and Chief Operating Officer for InfoRay Inc., a provider of cross-enterprise supply chain event management solutions. Earlier in his career, Dale worked for Network Associates, where he served in various roles including Vice President of Worldwide Channels and President of the Americas Organization; as President of MediaPath Technologies, a software company based in Israel, and in software and sales management at Microsoft Corp. Dale holds a Bachelor's degree from Rutgers University and a Master’s degree from the New Jersey Institute of Technology.


John Frenville

Chief Financial Officer

John Frenville, BlackStratus CFOJohn Frenville, as CFO, is responsible for Finance and back office operations. John brings over 25 years of financial acumen and experience in M&A, turnarounds and startups. Previous experience includes Controller and Business Manager for New Jersey Lawyer, Inc., a legal publication, where he led due diligence efforts resulting in acquisition by NJ Law Journal and Controller for GCG Inc., a magazine startup, for nine years. In addition, John worked as Controller of the Creative Black Book, a privately held company. John’s role grew to VP of Finance and Administration and after The Black Book was acquired by MacMillan, Publisher and President.

John holds a BA degree from Pfeiffer University, North Carolina.