PeopleTalk: September/October 2013
› Retail Management Solutions has announced that Mark Kolenic has joined the company’s sales team, with responsibility for consulting West and Midwest accounts. Kolenic has 20 years of experience in the point-of-sale market.
› Bryan Butler has joined the development staff at emporos as a QA analyst. In this role, he will test and analyze new features of the company’s MerchantSoft
A graduate of North Carolina State University, with B.S. degrees in electrical engineering and computer science, Butler most recently worked with the university’s dairy records management systems. He has also held positions with Wells Fargo and DataTech, Inc.
Also joining the company is Brandon Graham as a shipping and hardware support technician. Prior to emporos, he worked at IT Tech’s Ross Distribution Center. Graham is pursuing his network systems administration degree from ITT Technical Institute in Charlotte.
› Robyn Amberg has been promoted to general manager of Kneeland Services, a sales and marketing firm for the pharmacy market. Amberg takes over for her father, Bruce Kneeland, who founded the consulting practice in 2002. Amberg worked for Marriott in convention services and corporate sales before assuming her new position.
› Stephen Donohue has joined Innovation as divisional VP of sales for chain and high-volume mail order and central-fill pharmacies. Donohue joins Innovation with over 30 years of sales and senior sales management experience in the pharmacy market. Most recently, he was a regional sales manager with Health Business Systems.
› At PDX Allen Smith has been promoted to chief financial officer and controller from his previous position with the company as VP of finance and controller, a position he has held since 2006.
Smith graduated with a degree in accounting from the University of Texas at Arlingtonand began his career with KPMG, the international public accounting and consulting firm. He is a certified public accountant and chartered global management accountant, with over 30 years of accounting experience. CT