Jody LaVoie is the wife of the the CEO of a Chicago-based technology company by a demoted employee. Arrowstream CEO Steven LaVoie was shot twice by Tony DeFrancis who ultimately turned the gun on himself.
Jody LaVoie’s husband Steven LaVoie, 54, the CEO and chairman of Arrowstream, has one final one-on-one meeting with Tony DeFrancis, 59, who worked at Arrowstream as a Chief Technology Officer until he was demoted from his job, after the company which was founded in 2000 was undergoing a downsizing and they had to demoted a number of employees.
The meeting between them took place this morning in his 17th floor offices at 231 S. LaSalle St., McCarthy said. Workers heard shots around 9:55 a.m.
Employees heard shots around 9:55 a.m. when they walked inside Mr. DeVoie’s office, found both men lying on the floor. LaVoie was shot twice in the head and the stomach, he was rushed to the hospital where he was in critical condition, DeFrancis was found dead at the scene from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.
Steven DeVoie’s 46-year-old wife Jody DeVoie (nee. Schermerhorn), a former Minneapolis, MN resident are the proud parents of three beautiful girls. Jody is one of the children born to Dennis and Janet Schermerhorn, both 71.