For more than a decade, the Leadership Team at InboxDollars® has scaled the business while cultivating a culture of growth and employee engagement.


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Daren Cotter

Founder and CEO

While in college, Daren turned the idea of rewarding consumers for online activities into a profitable reality. He has enthusiastically bootstrapped a dorm room hobby company into an International marketing company with annual revenues over $20 million. He is active in the MN start-up community as an investor, mentor and advisor. Daren also plays a mean game of poker and desperately craves a hole-in-one.

B.S. in Computer & Information Systems from Minnesota State University, Mankato

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Tom Healy

Chief Technology Officer

Previously Vice President of Development for Jump Technologies and co-founder of Analytical Solutions, Tom leads the Research and Development team responsible for infrastructure and product development. Outside of the office, Tom spends his time with family enjoying the great outdoors, which usually involves a variety of activities including hiking, waterskiing, snow skiing and fishing.

B.S. in Management Information Systems from the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse


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Mike Murzyn

VP of Revenue & User Acquisition

As an economics guru, Mike leverages a data driven approach to leading the Revenue and User Acquisition departments. He also leads our Customer Success methodology throughout the company and culture. When not immersed in the profusion of data, he spends his time with family, watching sports, and playing golf.

B.S. in Economics from Minnesota State University, Mankato, M.A. in Economics from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee



Joseph Sosa

VP of Business Development

Joseph founded SendEarnings, a million-member online loyalty site that was acquired by InboxDollars in 2005. Now, he leads all business development efforts. A proud, active father of two, Joseph loves to play with data even outside of work through golf, poker, and fantasy football.

B.S. and M.S. in Entrepreneurship from the University of South Florida, Executive Certificate in Strategy and Innovation, MIT



Heidi Balley

Director of HR

Heidi’s social aptitude and strong desire to have policy make sense allow for a successful mix to lead HR at InboxDollars. Active in the Twin Cities HR community, she advocates that the human element in business is key. Horses, piano, family and friends are her go-to when office hours end.

B.S. English, Univ. River Falls, WI, M.A. in Public Administration, Hamline University

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Brian Erickson

Sr. Director of Data & Email Compliance

Data fuels Brian’s fire. He leverages his love for data in powering our Research and Development team with insights to ensure optimization of our always improving product offering. On the side, he’s a trivia and snowboarding aficionado who’s just as happy playing with his dog as he is staying current with new technology.

B.S. in Computer Information System from Minnesota State University, Mankato


Heather Mickus


Heather leads the Finance department, leveraging her love of spreadsheets, process, and data to enhance the activities that support our members, customers, partners, and stakeholders.  When not admiring a well-devised spreadsheet, Heather actively volunteers for local school and animal rescue charities and enjoys spending time with family, reading, and anything related to cats.

B.A. in Organizational Management and Communications from Concordia University, St. Paul


The support and commitment from the rest of the InboxDollars team is what makes the company's success a reality. There are over 30 others who strive to offer top notch results in each role. Often echoed in meetings and hallways is "Teamwork makes the dream work!"