"Why" I work at Sparkrock:
Dean focuses on providing services that go beyond your expectations and satisfaction. He is driven by Sparkrock’s continued growth and success, and is very proud of the huge impact that Professional Services contributes to achieving our mission.
"What" do I do at Sparkrock:
At Sparkrock, Dean specializes in managing the Professional Services team, focusing on Finance, HR/Payroll, and CRM. He strives to ensure that the service team is staffed effectively and that all clients of Sparkrock are getting the solutions they need to succeed.
"How" do I do it:
Dean earned a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from the University of Western Ontario. He is also a Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), a member of the Project Management Institute and has his Project Management Professional (PMP) designation.
Dean has over twenty years’ experience in financial systems consulting / implementation and network architecture / administration with a superior record of delivering large-scale, mission-critical projects. Prior to joining Sparkrock, Dean worked as an Enterprise Engagement Manager at Blackbaud delivering Blackbaud CRM solutions in the Higher Education and Cause and Cure NFP market sectors.
In previous roles, Dean successfully managed large scale ERP/CRM implementations; provided strategic direction on sector product innovation, and ensured compliance with Ministry Requirements in Higher Education and K-12.
Dean has volunteered his time as a hockey coach at all levels of competition. He is a supporter and Volunteer for Variety the Children's Charity, Habitat for Humanity, and continues to be actively involved in a variety of community programs. He also loves to spend his free time playing golf and at his cottage in Muskoka—which he built himself from the ground up.
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