About Harvest Ventures Inc.
Harvest Ventures Inc. is Canada's leading authorized reseller of Macola ERP software and Exact Synergy BPM (Business Process Management) software. We have been implementing and supporting Exact and Macola products since our inception in 1999 and specialize in building custom Business Automation Tools to further enhance the Exact and Macola product lines.
With staff located in Ontario, Alberta, British Columbia and the United States, Harvest's team of professionals offer a complete solution to clients centered around the software installation and education process.
Additional services Harvest Ventures provides:
- Custom enhancement programming
- Custom report writing
- Hardware infrastructure decisions and installations
- Network connectivity and performance issues
- Management and accounting consulting
- Classroom training and seminars
The associates in Harvest bring a wide variety of skills to compliment Exact and Macola's high quality software solution:
Nola Hofman, CPA, CMA – President
Nola has 25+ years of experience with Exact Macola in daily operations and as a consultant. She has senior management experience as Controller in various public manufacturing and distribution organizations. Her focus with clients is the initial project discovery, business process planning and high level implementation setups. She is fully certified on the Exact Macola ES and Exact Globe product lines.
Bruce Henderson - Vice President of Business Development
Bruce has 20+ years of senior management experience as Vice President of Manufacturing in Oil and Gas service companies with sales in excess of 160 M per year utilizing Exact Macola. His focus with clients is the initial project discovery, general process planning, and design of any automation and configuration requirements. He has Exact Macola, SQL and Exact Synergy certifications.
Elizabeth Ward – Systems Applications Consultant
Elizabeth has been with Harvest since 2007 and had worked in many aspects of Harvest Ventures. She brings 15 years of experience in various industries including government compliance regulation. Her focus within Harvest is on software installations, hardware and network infrastructure as well as Exact Synergy configurations.
Jim van Konynenburg – Senior Applications Consultant
Jim has been an employee of Harvest Ventures since 2010 and brings with him 25+ years in senior operations management in major organizations, both private and Fortune 500; 15+ years Macola experience including experience as an Application Consultant for Exact Software. Jim focuses on the manufacturing and warehouse management areas of Macola, as well as the main contact between the developers and client on automations and customizations. Jim is certified on the Exact Macola Distribution and Manufacturing suites as well as Exact and WiSys WMS systems.
Heather Moseley - Applications Consultant
Heather has been with Harvest since early 2012 and has completed her Macola ES financial certification. She has 15+ years in accounting and Canadian payroll software support with over 20 years accounting experience. Heather has a firm understanding of financial software methodologies and her strengths include troubleshooting, problem solving, and software testing. She is certified on the Progression to Macola 10 conversion process and is our main conversion consultant.
Tim Fuchs, CPA, CMA - Applications Consultant
Tim joined Harvest in early 2013 and brings with him 25 years of accounting experience in various industries including Financial, Healthcare and Manufacturing firms. He has experience with daily operational use as either a finance manager or financial analyst for firms using Exact Globe software, Meditech, PeopleSoft and Exact Macola systems. Tim has 8 years of experience with Macola ES - including several implementations of financial and non-financial modules. His focus with Harvest is financial and distribution implementations and daily support, as well as converting data from legacy systems to load into Macola as required by customers.
Alisia Martel – Marketing Coordinator, Exact Synergy BPM Consultant
Alisia joined Harvest in 2013 and comes to us from Exact. She brings over 12 years of marketing experience and has been involved in several business process improvement and software training projects using various applications. Her focus with Harvest is Exact Synergy configuration and training as well as managing our client user group for ongoing training and communications.
Joel Charlebois - Implementation & Support Consultant
Joel joined Harvest Ventures in late 2016 as part of the ERP consulting team. He is responsible for implementing business process improvements, as well as designing and implementing personalized workspaces in Exact Synergy. Joel has over 8 years of experience working with ERP and CRM systems. He is also bilingual (French & English).
Michael Martin, Implementation & Support Consultant
Michael has an education in Automation Technologies and has worked in IT for over three years with two years experience working with ERP systems. Michael will help bridge the gap between systematic troubleshooting and the vast experience of the Harvest team as he builds his career as a System's Automation Analyst. Michael will also assist with technical support, implementations and third party products.
Rodney Frank, MCP - Senior IT Support Consultant
Rodney joined Harvest Ventures in the fall of 2015 in a part time role as our internal network administrator. He has since come on board as a full time employee in early 2017 and brings with him18 years of experience in IT Infrastructure experience in a number of different industries. Rodney has worked with a variety of infrastructure related systems including the Network, Email, Backup Systems, SAN, and Virtualization. His focus within Harvest is on hardware and network infrastructure as well as on software installations and technical support to our clients for their IT systems.
Christine Brown-Kerr - Applications Developer
Christine has been with Harvest since the summer of 2010 and brings with her 13 years working with Exact Macola as well as other Macola partners. She has experience with Exact Software products and development and programming. She has Synergy SDK certifications as well as other Microsoft programming training. Her focus with Harvest is customizations for Exact Synergy and other web applications like credit card clearing houses and freight shipping interfaces.
Tammy Louzon - Applications Developer
Tammy joined Harvest in 2013 and comes to us from the Exact Software development team with over 20 years of experience in programming, support and training with Exact and Microsoft. Tammy has experience with custom applications development, SQL Server Programming, migration of data into and out of the Exact product line, SSRS and Crystal Reports as well as Exact Event Manager.
Ray Vitkus – Application Consultant / Report Developer
Ray joined Harvest Ventures in 2014 and brings over thirty years of ERP, Business Analytics and IT experience to our team. Ray comes to us from Exact Macola where he had 16+ years of experience working with all aspects of Exact Business Analytics (EBA) integrated with Exact Macola, Exact Globe and other ERP systems. This includes implementation, training, and customizations. With Harvest, Ray’s focus is on EBA implementations and user training, along with SQL Server Reporting Services and Crystal Reports.
Sales and Administration
Kimberley Park - Business Development Manager
Kimberley joined Harvest in 2012 and brings with her 15+ years of sales and marketing experience in various industries. Kimberley enjoys the challenge of bringing new clients to Exact Macola software by working with leads to ensure they have a need, providing quote information and following up. She has extensive experience in configuration and daily use of Exact Synergy CRM functions.
Debbie Johnson - Accounting Manager
Debbie has been with Harvest since 2010 and brings 20+ years of accounting experience across several industries, including as an Accounting Manager for several firms using Exact Macola. Debbie coordinates assigning support requests to our consulting team and manages the services review process with clients.
Sean Simpson - Project Coordinator
Sean joined Harvest Ventures in the summer of 2011 as a yearly summer employee, but has recently joined Harvest Ventures as a full time employee. Sean is responsible for coordinating and scheduling internal work tasks for implementations and maintenance. Sean will be graduating from the University of Calgary with a bachelor's degree in physics in the winter.
Susan Kelly - Administration Assistant
Susan joined Harvest Ventures in 2018. Her administrative job experience started in Oil and Gas working with marketing and then more recently working with psychologists in the non-profit sector. Susan will be assisting the Accounting and Marketing staff at Harvest.
Tyler Simpson - Internal Administration
Tyler is a student at the University of Calgary and works with Harvest Ventures as a summer student. Tyler assists with internal administration as well as marketing communications.
We at Harvest Ventures work hard to solve our clients' business challenges and ensure the software delivers solid operational information to effectively run your organization. Please contact us to learn more about how Harvest Ventures can help your company.