Program Manager – Strategic Accounts
Paul joined Quorum in October of 2006. His previous experience includes positions with ADP, General Motors’ Saturn Corporation, and EDS. His career in the computer industry has focused on the automotive business and in particular Dealer Systems. He is an experienced manager with technical, marketing, and sales expertise. Most recently, Paul was employed with ADP, Automotive Retail Group (ARG), Dealer Services Division, where he was Manager, Industry Relations, responsible for the coordination of all Automotive Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) initiatives with ARG. Concurrently; he was serving as the Chairman of Standards for Technology in Automotive Retail (STAR) and was responsible for the guidance of that organization.
As Program Manager, Strategic Accounts, Paul is responsible for the existing General Motors agreements, and for new relationships with other OEMs and key large accounts. In addition, where Quorum is integrating with an OEM, Paul is the primary “DSP contact” for the OEM and the focal point for integration specifications. As well, Paul is Quorum’s representative to the Standards for Technology in Automotive Retail (STAR) organization.
Network Services Manager
Darren is a Quorum “old timer” having joined the company in 1997 as a Network Specialist in Calgary. Over the years Darren has held various positions within the company which have led to his current role as Network Services Manager. In March of 2008 Darren and his family relocated to St. John’s, Newfoundland to be in direct contact with a team of six in the Network Services group. His responsibilities encompass utilizing available technology to provide benefits to customers as it relates to the support, implementation, and development of Quorum’s server solution.
Darren and his family enjoy spending lots of time exploring all the
sights of Newfoundland and getting to know their new home province.
Darren has a B.Ed from the University of Alberta as well as various
industry related designations.
Services Delivery Manager
Scott joined Quorum back in February of 2003 as a Support/Implementation Specialist. He was subsequently the Team Lead in Support for about two years before taking on the Best Practices Project Manager role in January of 2007. As of April 2007, Scott manages the Implementations Department, overseeing the Implementations office staff and onsite teams.
Before Quorum, Scott worked as a Fleet and Lease Manager at a Ford store giving him the first-hand automotive experience that is so valued by Quorum’s customers.
There are so many things Scott likes about this company. In his words
- “The one thing that keeps me smiling everyday when I come to
work is the people and the heart they put into the work they do.”
Yvette Martin, B.A., M.B.A.
Support Services Manager
After 13 years with SMED International as a Business Analyst, Yvette joined Quorum in March 2003. She recently went back to school to complete her MBA, graduating in June 2006. Now that she’s back at Quorum, Yvette is responsible for new version releases of XSELLERATOR™ working closely with the Implementation and Support teams and Development to determine what features will be included in new versions. Before the versions are released, her team filters and tests the new features to ensure that dealership and manufacturer requirements are being met.
Yvette thrives on change and the dynamic environment at Quorum fulfils that requirement for her.
Tim Spracklin, B.A.
Regional Development Manager
Tim joined Quorum way back in 1998 as a software developer, only the second one hired by Quorum. He played a part in creating the main functionality of XSELLERATOR™ with a primary focus on integration and vehicle sales. In 2000, he became the Development Manager and helped build the team in Calgary. After several years, Tim moved home to Newfoundland and went back to developing for a while. In 2006, he helped Quorum open an office in St. John's where, as Regional Development Manager, Tim hired and trained a team of developers and support personnel.
As Regional Development Manager, Tim manages the operations of the East Coast office in general and specifically the team of developers tasked with supporting and enhancing production versions of XSELLERATOR™. He works closely with management and support in Calgary to control workflow and deliver solutions to our clients in a timely fashion.
Tim loves Quorum's fast-paced, fun atmosphere and employee focused policies. He is motivated by the company ownership potential, the general team spirit, and the drive of everyone to reach our goals and succeed as a company.