David has a well-rounded and successful business experience consisting of over 30 years of executive positions at global tech companies. Most recently, David was the President and CEO of PlumChoice, a PE-backed company that delivers tech-enabled support services to the SMB and consumer markets. There, he led the company through a major improvement in financial performance and service quality resulting in the acquisition by Allstate Insurance.
Prior to that, David was the President and CEO of Mformation Software Technologies, a leading provider of mobile device management (MDM) solutions. There, he repositioned the company for high growth in the IoT market leading to the acquisition by Alcatel-Lucent. Prior to that, David held C-level roles at technology companies in the telecom, IoT and enterprise software markets including, Networks In Motion (acquired by TSYS) and Comverse Technologies. David holds an MBA degree from Columbia Business School and a BSc degree in Electrical Engineering from NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering.
David brings over 30 years of financial and operational leadership to Denovo for his role as Chief Financial Officer. He was most recently Chief Financial Officer and VP Operations at Theatro, a start-up technology company. Prior to that he was Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer at Vazata where he guided the company’s growth from entrepreneurial start-up to a mid-sized hosting and colocation provider.
David was Chief Financial Officer at Fusepoint where he played a significant role in Fusepoint’s exponential profitable growth eventually leading to its $124.5 million acquisition by Savvis (CenturyLink). Prior to Fusepoint, he was Chief Financial Officer of Masergy Communications. David held executive positions at EDS, CapRock Communications and Excel Communications where he was responsible in various roles for strategic planning, operations, corporate development, business development and controllership. Mr. MacGrandle is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensed in Texas, and a Certified Management Accountant (CMA). He holds an MBA and MSMAS from the University of Texas at Dallas, and a BS degree in Applied Mathematical Sciences from Texas A&M University.
As Executive Vice President of Sales, Don is responsible for the overall strategy and execution of Denovo’s Consulting Services business. During the last 25 years, Don has been involved in executive leadership roles throughout the Oracle partner community. While at Sirius Computer Solutions, Don was responsible for the startup of Sirius JD Edwards business.
Over a five-year period, he successfully grew the business to be the largest JD Edwards reseller in North America. Sirius Computer Solutions consulting business was later acquired by CD Group in 2001, in which Don continued as a strategic resource. While at CD Group, he served in several Senior Leadership roles including Sales, Consulting, and Managed Services including serving as the Chief Operations Officer from July 2015 through September 2016.
Jason Kuchera is a seasoned professional with a comprehensive background in the Oracle ecosystem, reflecting years of dedicated experience and expertise. His career spans several key roles at notable organizations, including TEKsystems, Oracle, Evoke Technologies, and AST, where he specialized in Oracle Cloud ERP solutions. As the CRO for Denovo, Jason will continue to focus on the growth of Denovo’s Cloud ERP footprint in the Commercial and Public Sector industries.
At TEKsystems, Jason was an integral part of the ERP Support Services Team, where he honed his skills in ERP systems, focusing on supporting Oracle ERP solutions. This role laid the foundation for his deep understanding of Oracle technologies and their application in enterprise environments.
Moving on to Oracle, Jason further deepened his expertise by working directly for the software giant. In this capacity, he gained invaluable insights into Oracle Cloud ERP's inner workings, including its architecture, functionality, and deployment strategies. This direct experience with Oracle allowed him to understand the nuances of Oracle Cloud ERP, making him a subject matter expert.
His career path also led him to Evoke Technologies and AST, where he continued to focus on Oracle Cloud ERP systems. At Evoke Technologies, Jason played a pivotal role in deploying Oracle Cloud ERP solutions for various clients, showcasing his ability to manage complex projects and drive successful outcomes. At AST, his expertise was further recognized as he contributed to the expansion of a Commercial Sales team focusing on the growth of Oracle Cloud ERP services, emphasizing his strategic thinking and execution capabilities.
Throughout his career, Jason has demonstrated a strong commitment to excellence, innovation, and customer satisfaction within the Oracle ecosystem. His work has not only showcased his sales leadership proficiency but also his ability to manage projects, and contribute to the growth and success of the organizations he has been a part of. Jason's extensive experience, particularly in Oracle Cloud ERP, positions him as a highly valuable asset to any team aiming to leverage Oracle solutions to achieve business objectives.
As CTO and Vice President of Cloud Architecture, John is responsible for leveraging technology and leading Denovo teams to deliver private and public cloud solutions that meet the needs of our customers across various industries. He has a deep understanding of cloud infrastructure and integrations which has enabled him to design and implement scalable, secure, and cost-effective cloud solutions.
In his current role, he is responsible for the cloud strategy, technical architecture, and managing TCO for his organization. He works closely with our cross-functional teams and industry vendors to deliver scalable, reliable, and performant infrastructure. In addition to public presentations, John also assists Denovo’s Sales Team and Customer Experience Managers by regularly interacting with customers, current and prospective.
As Senior VP of AMS and Innovation, Rachpal "Rush" Brar's central focus is the management of Oracle software products with particular focus on designing solutions to run on the best workload platforms, performance, and resilient solutions for Denovo Managed Services, Oracle ERP Cloud, Oracle JDE E1, and all the database/third-party bolt-on product suites. His professional career spans over 24-years with a diverse array of senior positions working in financial services, technology delivery, hydro utility, chemical, manufacturing, consumer retail, cosmetics, automotive, government, and mining sectors. He has an extensive background in Business Process analysis and approaches to remove waste out of the system to maximize stability and improve ROI for customers. He specializes in the identification of business systems’ needs and objectives, analysis and resolution of operational procedures and problems, and the development of innovative tools to increase efficiency and data integrity across a myriad of operational functions. He has demonstrated sound business judgment and decisiveness throughout his career.
Rachpal Brar has worked with and assisted several companies in the Oracle JDE E1 Managed Services sector as well. He developed a model that has delivered successful outcomes in reducing ticket volume, low churn, reduced labor cost, correcting processes, and focused training to avoid repeat errors, lean communication process to address issues quickly, proactive system changes for better alerting, and performance which have resulted in higher customer satisfaction and retention. He has been working with Oracle Partners for most of his career and has earned a strong reputation in the industry for delivering success. He has successfully coordinated the execution of system implementations and upgrades leveraging small and large teams across various disciplines to accomplish corporate goals. His global experiences provide him a unique edge in the rapidly changing marketplace to bring a wide range of approaches, variety of systems implementations and administration skills in the development, and deployment of technology strategies for new and existing Oracle JDE projects.
As the VP & Oracle Practice Leader, Susan is responsible for the enablement of Denovo’s Oracle Solutions Architecture Team, guiding the team in the scoping, sizing, and pricing for Denovo Professional Services.
Susan has extensive knowledge of ERP systems, having started her JD Edwards career within development, building development teams and methodology to support the full development life cycle within JD Edwards projects. Susan's role then expanded into project management and leadership roles, serving as Director of Development at CD Group and Vice President of Delivery for Denovo.
Kim is an experienced IT professional with over 15 years in managed services roles providing solutions and delivering infrastructure operations, application operations, customer relationship management and service management operations including ITIL, Network Operations Center and Service Desk.
Over her 35 year career she has server in leadership roles at Sears, Discover Card, DXC Technology (formerly CSC), T-Systems (Deutsche Telekom), and Sirius Computer Solutions serving in various roles including Regional Director of IT Quality and Enterprise Service Management, Global Director, Enterprise Service Management, and VP, IT Infrastructure Service Support. Kim holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management with a minor in Computer Science from Lock Haven University.
Bill has an extensive background in ERP systems such as JD Edwards, Oracle EBS, PeopleSoft, and SAP. He worked in internal IT ERP support for many years before moving into customer account management roles. Bill is focused on building and maintaining customer relationships resulting in higher customer satisfaction.
Prior to joining Denovo, Bill lead Customer Program and Account Management teams at managed services companies like Corio, IBM and Velocity.
Bill holds a Masters of Business Administration degree from Campbell University and BA degree in Computer Science from East Carolina University.
William is an accomplished IT Executive and CISO with over 28 years of experience in spearheading the secure delivery, management, design, development, implementation, and support of enterprise-wide application, information, infrastructure, and business system solutions to support organizational performance and robust security.
William is a recognized leader, applying high-impact technical solutions to major business objectives, with capabilities that transcend IT operation boundaries. He is committed to helping Denovo achieve maximum benefit from its IT investment, through meticulous research, development, and implementation of technologies.
As EVP, Consulting and Delivery, Patrick is responsible for leading and growing Denovo’s award-winning Consulting team and oversees delivery of all implementation efforts for Oracle Cloud Applications, JDE and Oracle EBS working with our talented PMO, Quality and consulting leaders.
In Patrick’s most recent role at AST, his responsibilities included leading and growing AST's Commercial Delivery team, effectively coordinating efforts across all Cloud Applications pillars, Technology Services, and Managed Cloud Services. Over just 3 years, he oversaw Commercial revenue growth of over 110% to an annualized run rate of $55M with 65+ active customers served by 475+ resources onshore and offshore across an account base with global deployments in NA, EMEA and APAC. In Patrick’s first 10 years at AST Patrick first established and grew AST's award-winning Analytics (BI) & EPM (Hyperion) practices.
Patrick started his Oracle-focused professional services career at Whittman-Hart, established and grew multiple practices at TUSC (now Rolta) over 10 years, and joined the leadership team to grow AmberLeaf Partners (now Mastech) for 5 years. Spanning his 25+ years of experience, he has advised and engaged with 300+ customers like Hyatt, Northern Trust, Serta Simmons, FICO, Sprint, Exelon, Solo Cup, TransUnion, Ferrellgas, Fellowes Brands, Highmark, and USG.
He is a dynamic and recognized industry thought leader and Oracle-focused Architect with many certifications and multiple published articles, white papers, and 40+ conference presentations; long-time member of multiple Partner Advisory councils; and Architect of multiple solutions recognized as best Oracle solution/implementation at Oracle OpenWorld. At each stop along the way, he initiated and/or strengthened partnerships with Oracle, Salesforce, OneStream, and various analytics platforms.
Patrick is a proven consulting and professional services leader with extensive information technology initiative development, design, and management expertise as Solution Architect with the following specialties: Oracle Cloud Applications (Financials, EPM, SCM, HCM, CX/CPQ) and Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, JD Edwards, Cloud Migrations and Roadmaps, Analytics, Big Data/Data Warehousing, Data Integration, RPA/Automation, Program Management, Business Process Improvement, Organizational Change, Data Modeling & Governance, Systems Integration, Reporting, and Statistical Analysis.
As Director of Marketing on the Executive Leadership Team, Sam is responsible for the overall branding, strategic partnering, and overall growth of Denovo’s business development and marketing efforts.
Sam has been in the marketing business for 17 years with experience in content marketing, digital marketing, public relations, SEO/web development, account-based marketing, social media strategy, campaign planning, and lead generation. Sam has helped companies grow while increasing customer value, going head-to-head with competitors, increasing conversion rates, and enhancing profitability.
As the Director of People, Hannah partners with all teams across Denovo to develop strategies and programs to enable leaders and employees to accomplish their goals. Hannah and her team are responsible for delivering effective HR services that help drive our business results while also focusing on making Denovo a great place to work.
Hannah has been with Denovo since 2015. She previously worked in Human Resources for one of the largest real estate companies in Northern Virginia before moving to Colorado. She is a graduate of James Madison University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Management.