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-cropDavid 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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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 an active community volunteer.  He serves as an executive with the Delta Sports Hall of Fame and as a board member of Camp Qwanoes.

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Dean Colpman

Vice President, Victoria

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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.

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Debbie Bugg

Vice President, Victoria

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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).

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Michael Lagasse

Vice President, Vancouver

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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 oversees Quartech’s corporate business development and manages Vancouver sales.

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Rich Allan

Vice President, Victoria

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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.

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Simon Lanoix

Vice President, Victoria

simon_lanoix-cropWith over 30 years of experience in information technology and geospatial technologies, Simon is a self-motivated senior resource with experience in the private and public sector in British Columbia and across Canada and the United States. Simon has demonstrated success managing accounts, programs and large projects within industries such as land management, forestry, energy, health, social services
and justice.

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