LEADERSHIP TEAM

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Our Leadership Team

Our leadership team comprises senior technology and business professionals with over 150 years of combined experience in technology projects and consulting. They have a deep understanding of how technology, organizational differences, people, and client outcomes need to be aligned and managed to maximize your success.

Located in the Lower Mainland and Victoria, they provide our clients and resources with senior-level support that is based on a deep understanding of local organizations and a genuine interest in the prosperity of their communities.

David Marshall

Chief Executive Officer

david-marshall-crop David has worked in the IT industry in BC for more than 25 years. After completing a degree in Computer Science at Simon Fraser University, he worked in both the private and public sector successfully leading mixed teams of consultants and public sector staff. As different technologies come and go, David enjoys motivating people to achieve their best, and he believes that teams who believe in each other and have a can-do attitude will have the keys to success.

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Michael Lagasse

Vice President

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Michael brings to Quartech more than 30 years of expertise in information systems consulting to public and private customers across Western Canada. He has managed several multimillion-dollar IT projects on web, client/server, and mainframe technologies. He obtained a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering at the University of Victoria and is a professional engineer and member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC. Michael is involved in client sales in Vancouver and oversees Quartech’s marketing and communications.

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Rich Allan

Vice President

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Rich has been an active member of the British Columbia information systems community for close to 30 years. After receiving a degree in Computer Science from the University of Victoria (1988), he quickly established himself as a leader in delivering large, complex, multi-stakeholder solutions for the public sector. Although Rich has a passion and focus for justice related solutions, he has helped public sector clients in several domains including education, social services, healthcare, facilities management, and transportation. Rich is involved in client sales in Victoria and oversees business development and sales.

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Dean Colpman

Vice President

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With over two decades of experience in IT, Dean has deep expertise in all aspects of business development and systems delivery with a strong focus on managing large multi-stakeholder projects. Throughout his career, Dean has helped private and public sector clients embrace technology and achieve business results across social services and justice. Dean is involved in client sales in Victoria and oversees service delivery.

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Debbie Bugg

Vice President

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Debbie brings to Quartech over 20 years of project management, portfolio management, and Project Management Office (PMO) development and management experience, focusing on the social sector and employment labour market program development. She is a Project Management Professional (PMP) and holds a graduate degree in Business Management from British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT). Debbie is involved in client sales in Victoria and oversees human resources.

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Landon Kitagawa 

Chief Operating Officer

landon_kitagawa-cropLandon provides Quartech with deep public and private sector experience. A seasoned project manager, he has run projects in excess of $60 million spanning business and technology. He has a degree in Education from the University of British Columbia and an MBA from the University of Western Ontario. Landon is involved in client sales in Vancouver and oversees finance and legal.

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Susan Devlin

Financial Controller

Susan is a Chartered Professional Accountant and legacy designated Chartered Accountant with over 20 years of experience in Canada and Australia. Throughout her career, Susan has focused on service industries, such as information technology and software as a service, television and movie production, investment and securities brokerage, retail, manufacturing, art consulting, and not-for-profit. Susan is driven by process improvement. She is an expert at streamlining processes, implementing operational systems, managing the finance function, and ultimately driving growth and improving the bottom line.

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Laurie Reeves

Account Executive, Vancouver

Laurie is a Project Management Profession (PMP) with over 15 years providing project management, business development, business analysis, and change management to Quartech clients. Laurie has consulted on many exciting projects with the Fraser Health Authority, BC Ministry of Social Development, Insurance Corporation of BC, BC Liquor Control and Licensing Branch, and BC Gaming Policy and Enforcement Branch. Laurie has a Bachelor of Technology in Computer Systems and ITIL certification.

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J.C. Rondou

Account Executive, Vancouver

For 10 years, J.C. has been providing account management, recruiting, and service management to organizations, such as BC Hydro, TransLink, City of Surrey, UBC, Public Guardian and Trustee, and Pearson School Systems. Previously, he provided project management to clients, including the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research, BC Securities Commission, WorkSafeBC, Pacific Blue Cross, and the BC Justice Sector. J.C. studied Management Information Systems at McGill University.

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David Hunter

Account Executive

David has over 30 years experience in senior management roles and project management consulting engagements working with Fortune 1000 companies, subject matter experts, and government agencies in business process improvement, business intelligence, finance, operations, customer relationship management, human resources, information technology, marketing and sales. He has been Agile Scrum Master for multiple government projects using Microsoft Dynamics CRM case management. A former lecturer for MBA programs in Canada, David is a frequent speaker at international conferences and industry events across North America, Australia, and Asia-Pacific.

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Brad Wray

Account Executive, Victoria

Brad has over 18 years of experience in team leadership, business development, project management, business analysis, enterprise business architecture, and change management. He has delivered complex information system and transformative business projects across North America and the Middle East. His many BC clients include ICBC, BC Pension Corporation, BC Provincial Treasury, Queen’s Printer, Oil and Gas Commission, and several BC ministries, including Justice; Advanced Education; Technology, Innovation and Citizens’ Services; Community, Sport, and Cultural Development; Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations; and Health.

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Brad Head

Account Executive, Victoria

Brad spent over 28 years designing, developing, and delivering private sector software systems and over 15 years experience delivering complex IT solutions for large BC public sector clients. Brad has used Agile methodologies, continuous integration, automated deployments, and test-driven development since the 1990s and has been a certified Scrum Master since 2004. He has a degree in computer science from the University of British Columbia and a diploma of technology in surveying engineering from the British Columbia Institute of Technology. Brad is based in Victoria and is part of Quartech’s executive and business development team providing technical and enterprise architect expertise.

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