About Harvest Ventures Inc.

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Harvest Ventures Inc. is the Canadian Authorized Reseller of Exact Macola ERP software and Exact Synergy BPM (Business Process Management) software. We have been implementing and supporting Exact products since our inception in 1999 and specialize in building custom Business Automation Tools to further enhance the Exact product line.

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 Exact Macola 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 complement Exact Macola's high quality software solution:

Management


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.


Consulting


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.

Tom Bury – Senior Applications Consultant

Tom joined Harvest in 2014 and has extensive experience with Exact Macola having worked as an Exact Macola consultant for several years before joining Macola client P&H Milling Group as a Systems Supervisor. Tom focuses on implementation and support of Exact Synergy, Exact Business Analytics, Exact Event Manager and Exact Planner (Lynq Visual Planner, Scheduler and Labour Tracking). He also takes on Project Management duties as required.

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.

Sean Simpson - Implementation Consultant - Exact Synergy BPM

Sean joined Harvest Ventures in the summer of 2011 and has been a yearly summer employee. Sean is responsible for implementing Business Process Management components of Exact Macola 10 (Exact Synergy) and also assists with website maintenance upgrades as well as internal software support. During the rest of the year, Sean studies at the University of Calgary.

Donald Lukinuk - Junior Applications Consultant

Donald is a University of Calgary student who joined Harvest Ventures in 2014 and has been a yearly summer employee. Donald is responsible for Warehouse Management System (WMS) installs as well as assisting with upgrades and improvements to Harvest's internal hardware and networks.

Alisia Martel – Marketing Coordinator, Exact Synergy BPM Consultant

Alisia joined Harvest in 2013 and comes to us from Exact Macola. 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.

Valerie Callahan - Implementation & Support Consultant

Valerie joined Harvest Ventures in 2016 as part of the ERP consulting team. She is responsible for implementing the Business Process Management component of Exact Macola 10 (Exact Synergy) as well as configuring Personalized Workspaces. Valerie has over 12 years experience working with ERP systems and is bilingual (French & English).

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).

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.


Development


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.

Phillips Rozsa - Applications Developer

Phil has over 20+ years’ experience as a Business Analyst / Applications Developer in the Oil & Gas, Public Security, Nuclear, Human Resources, Manufacturing and Finance Industries. Creating custom applications and Web applications using Visual Studio and MS-SQL, SAP, Oracle; Phil enjoys drilling down to see what client and user needs are and to find functional solutions.


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.

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.

Justyn Munro - Administration Assistant

Justyn joined the Harvest Ventures team in early 2017 as a part time Administrative Assistant. She is currently studying International Relations at the University of Calgary and has previously held an administrative position with a local law firm.


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.