Company 2017-06-27T19:58:16+00:00


We are a venture‐backed team of engineers and entrepreneurs working out of Chicago. Together we are building a world‐class cybersecurity company that delivers innovative solutions to our customers.


Meet The Team

Paul Everton

Founder & CTO

Paul founded MailControl in fall of 2015. He previously founded and sold Visible Vote, and also founded Yapmo which continues to operate profitably today. Paul started his career in sales and sales engineering. Paul has a B.S. in Computer Science/Information Security from Georgia Institute of Technology.

John Fowlkes


John joined MailControl in Q1 2017 as CEO. He was previously the CEO of Metafor (acquired by Splunk), the Senior Director of Customer and Development Operations of Silver Tail Systems (acquired by EMC/RSA), and the Director Business Operations of Everyone.net (acquired by Proofpoint). He has a B.S. in Finance and Economics from San Jose State University.

Chad Gilles

Director of Legal & Business Development

Chad Gilles handles customer strategy and legal affairs for MailControl. MailControl’s promising technology and team lured Chad away from a law firm where he had recently made partner after nearly 10 years advising clients on their intellectual property, software agreements, and other technology-related issues. He holds a J.D from Chicago-Kent, and bachelor’s and master’s degrees in electrical engineering from Arizona State.

Amy Margrave

Director of Finance

Amy is responsible for finance and accounting at MailControl. She previously worked in corporate FP&A in the healthcare industry. Amy spent three years in France where she worked as an audit associate at PwC. She holds a M.S. In Finance & Organizational Management from Kedge Business School and a B.S. In Finance from DePaul University.

Jeremy Phelps

Director of Applications 

Jeremy is Director of Applications at MailControl, leading the software development team. Prior to MailControl, he worked at technology-based companies his entire career, including SaaS, quantitative finance, and software development agencies. Jeremy holds a B.S. In Finance from the University of Illinois and an M.S. In Computer Science from Loyola University Chicago.

Tian Wang


Tian is responsible for operations at MailControl. Prior to MailControl, Tian was the CMO at Home Chef, and an associate consultant for Bain. Tian has a B.A. In Sociology from Harvard College.

Corey Wagehoft

Director of Infrastructure

Corey is the Director of Infrastructure at MailControl, leading Cloud Infrastructure and DevOps initiatives. He has worked for several technology related companies, and has experience working with large cloud architectures that require careful scaling for high availability and durability. Corey holds a B.S in Computer Science.


Along with an attractive salary + equity package, we offer 3 weeks of PTO, health, dental, and life insurance.

Our interview process consists of an introductory call, a case interview call, a half‐day in office interview, and mandatory reference checks.

Join Our Team

We are always looking for new talent.

Send your resume or LinkedIn to careers@mailcontrol.net.

We look forward to hearing from you!