Through 20 years of experience within the Human Resources and Organizational Development field, Mathieu has held several positions covering change management, employee engagement, succession planning, strategy facilitation and organization design.
Joining Fresche Solutions provided Mathieu with the utmost opportunity to contribute to the company’s evolution by combining his vast range of expertise and bringing a dynamism to the newly founded team of our Center of Excellence. This division blends in all aspects of organizational development from HR to training, change management, business transformation and process alignment on a global scale.
In an effort to redefine the organization’s needs and talent requirements, Mathieu is a dynamic leader looking to consistently improve on the quality of our management as well as the employee engagement level across all global units and teams.
He insists on focusing on the human aspect of the company as a primary foundation to the organization’s success.
Outside of his busy schedule, Mathieu is an artist who likes to paint, and believe it or not, his hobbies even include shoe shopping. As a former ski teacher, Mathieu misses the days where he taught lessons in the beautiful Laurentians region. He says that his comeback as a ski teacher may very well be part of his retirement plan!
Daniel brings more than 34 years of experience in information technology, system integration and large outsourcing contracts. For more than 20 years, he has held various executive positions at CGI Group Inc.
Daniel was also part of the business engineering team responsible for major outsourcing initiatives. Subsequently, he joined PSP Investments Inc. as Vice President, Information Technology, a Crown corporation responsible for managing the assets of the various Canadian government pension funds. Prior to joining Fresche, he held strategic consulting assignments with financial institutions.
As President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Daniel sets corporate goals, maintains Fresche’s global leadership position in IBM i modernization and management and maximizes the company’s shareholder value. Over the course of his career, he has demonstrated the ability to manage fast-growing companies in line with profitability objectives and a commitment to customer service. His leadership has allowed him to form successful teams committed to the success of organizations.
In his spare time, he assists start-up companies to organize themselves to meet market challenges and growth objectives. He sits on several boards of directors, both companies and non-profit organizations. He is also a member of Anges Québec, an organization that provides start-up funds for businesses.
As Senior Director of Finance at Fresche, Patricia applies her talents as a chartered accountant with a specialization in diagnosis and corporate intervention. She proves daily that she truly cares about Fresche and its evolution. With over a decade of experience in corporate project management, from process improvement to acquisitions and finance, Patricia is known for her collaborative leadership and strong problem-solving skills. Her results-oriented approach, matched with her ability to communicate and relate to her team and colleagues, has proven to be highly successful when implementing new processes and rethinking the way we operate here at Fresche.
Previously, Patricia was a Subject Matter Expert in corporate finance and SAP implementations and held several roles such as Strategy and Development Director and Senior Director, Accounting and Financial Process Improvement.
Believe it or not, she is also an avid race car fanatic, and it runs in the family! Not only are her two cousins NASCAR drivers, but her father and uncle also sometimes race in the Formula 1600 for pleasure. Don’t be surprised if you catch her on a race track!
Andy recently celebrated his 30th year at Fresche! Over the years, he has held a series of senior positions in customer service and call center management, including Vice President of Customer Support and Product Services, and Chief Operating Officer.
As Founder, Andy spends his time supporting the company's growth by developing and maintaining relationships with clients, partners and the overall business community.
He also finds pride in building an all-star management team, cultivating a strong company culture, and he constantly strives to build a thriving work environment. When he’s not working hard at Fresche, he’s working hard on his extraordinary, yet fictional, NHL career.
Jeff joined SoftBase in 1999. His extensive experience in the software industry has been integral to the company’s growth and ability to maintain high profitability. With his ability to nurture and grow key partnerships and other industry relationships, Jeff continues to expand the company’s footprint globally.
Through multiple mergers and acquisitions, Jeff has gained years of experience in creating strategic visions for growth.
Jeff has a B.Sc in Business Administration, major in Computer Information Systems from Western Carolina University. Outside of work, Jeff spends every minute he can with his wife and two sons enjoying life. He also enjoys hiking, camping, and golfing.
Rob joined Fresche in 2012 as the director of application services and is enjoying every minute of it. He was recently appointed VP, thanks to the experience he gained working at IBM for 18 years. While at IBM, he worked in a variety of management and IBM i support roles.
He was an ISO auditor at IBM for 10 years, and his last years there were spent working as the iSeries team coordinator at IBM Rochester, MN.
In university, Rob studied computer management and while at IBM, he completed a variety of IBM i skills training, and even got his ITIL foundation certification. Rob has two beautiful teenage daughters who are the center of his life. When he’s not working, he enjoys running and every kind of skiing – water, cross-country and downhill.
Marcel came to Fresche Solutions as part of the Quadrant Software and BCD acquisition where he was the VP of marketing and business development. He adds a deep understanding of the IBM i market to the executive team from his 15 years in the midrange market.
Marcel filled many roles with BCD including product manager, technical support manager and trainer and uses that experience to help ensure we are delivering value to our clients.
He has a Bachelor of Commerce (Honors) degree with a double major in MIS and marketing from the University of Manitoba. He coaches soccer and enjoys playing hockey and mountain biking.