Vista by Viewpoint, ERP & Construction Technology Experts
Olsen Consulting is your team of ERP, Vista and Construction Technology experts. We emphasize partnership and collaboration when working with clients to ensure their success is fully supported. Our team of experts is committed to providing excellent solutions that push the needle in what is possible for Construction technology and ERP systems.
Meet The Team
JON OLSEN, CPA, CGA, CFA
Founder & CEO
Jon is passionate about leveraging technology to help companies optimize their data, automate workflows and implement ERP systems. Jon has proven expertise through his successful track record of leading consulting projects, business process improvement and providing industry best-practice guidance for major North American construction companies. In addition, Jon is a certified Viewpoint Consultant specializing in providing implementation support for those using or moving to Vista by Viewpoint ERP construction software.
Manager - Business Intelligence
Gillian is a highly driven and dedicated leader on the Olsen Consulting team. As an entrepreneur before joining Olsen, she had over a decade of experience in the project controls field with expertise in database and reporting systems. She is devoted to saving resources, time and money while providing valuable information to streamline operations. Her goal is to create automated and customized solutions for clients to increase user productivity and efficiency. Gillian is also a two-time Guinness World Record holder.
VINAYAK KARTHA, M.Sc. (Eng)
Manager - Data & Analytics
Vinayak is a supportive leader on the Olsen Consulting team, passionate about innovation and technology. Before joining Olsen Consulting, Vin pursued extensive education and an international consulting career with a Big 4 firm. He has expertise in data visualization, database development, programming, business intelligence, robotics process automation and analytics consulting. Vinayak's work has increased efficiency for his clients and provides improvements in data analysis, reporting and business intelligence best practices.
Manager - Brand & Business Development
Karlee holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Edwards School of Business at the University of Saskatchewan. As part of the Olsen Consulting team, she brings her strategic and futuristic mindset to focus on marketing, branding, organizational strategy and business development. She loves to connect with new partners and clients. Karlee is a certified leadership coach, passionate about elevating people and business.
MARVIN BAKER, CPA, CGA
Accountant & ERP Implementation Consultant
Marvin is a professional accountant with over 20 years of industry experience. Before joining Olsen Consulting, Marvin worked in the Oil & Gas, Forestry and Construction industries in various CFO and Controller roles. With a background in accounting, finance and ERP implementations, Marvin assists clients in bridging the gap between their systems and processes. Marvin aims to help clients maximize their utilization and return on investment of ERPs such as Vista and aid companies through successful implementation phases.
KATHERINE SKULSKI, MBA Candidate
Katherine graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce with honours from the Edwards School of Business at the University of Saskatchewan. During her studies, she partook in the Business Consultancy International program at Fachhochschule Wiener Neustadt in Austria. Katherine spent time with two international engineering firms before joining Olsen Consulting. She has a focus on Vista Consulting and project management with specialization in Vista Security, PM Module Implementations and Construction Compliance. Katherine is enrolled at Queen's University, Smith School of Business MBA program.
Business Intelligence Consultant
Jacob graduated with a Computer Engineering and Technology Diploma from Northern Alberta's Institute of Technology. He is experienced in business intelligence and analytics along with full-stack development. He has five years of industry experience implementing and maintaining ETL processes for reporting and web application databases. He strives to provide solutions that improve efficiency, reduce costs, and follow up-to-date industry best practices, increasing data integrity.
CHELSEA BROAD, CPA Candidate
Accountant & ERP Implementation Consultant
Chelsea is an analytical CPA candidate specializing in management accounting. Before joining Olsen, Chelsea was an accountant in the construction industry utilizing the Vista ERP. This experience allows her to provide valuable insight from a user perspective and leverage this to provide optimal, client-focused solutions. Chelsea’s goal is to add value to clients by combining her accounting background with her strong problem-solving skills to improve efficiencies and maximize client success.
Business Development Coordinator
Nahum holds an Excelled Diploma in Marketing Management: Professional Sales from BCIT. He genuinely enjoys building relationships with co-workers, peers, and clients that he gets to interact with on a day-to-day basis. Nahum's drive for professional communication and his analytical thinking and processing skills make him an excellent fit for the Olsen team. He's excited to connect with new people and truly cares about the process!
Katie graduated from Wilfrid Laurier University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Studies. She has since worked in the UK and Canada in various Administration roles. With a Human Resources and Office Administration background, Katie brings an organized and resourceful work ethic to the team. Providing administration support across departments, she allows for the day-to-day operations at Olsen Consulting to run smoothly.
SHUKAI ZHANG, MBAN, CFA Level 3 Candidate
Shukai is a data and business analytics wiz, having graduated with a Master of Business Analytics from the University of British Columbia. He believes automation, data exploration, and data visualization are the foundation for business improvement and success. At Olsen Consulting, Shukai is focused on building user-friendly solutions that remove tedious manual work and predictive models that provide quantitative-driven insights. Shukai also has a degree in Finance and passed the CFA level 2 exam.
David is an innately curious problem-solver, as proven by his Bachelor's in Mathematics, with a major in Statistics from the University of Calgary. Before joining Olsen Consulting, he worked as a machine learning developer with AltaML. He continues to provide on-call support as a Research Assistant at the University of Calgary. David excels in data analysis, visualization, model building, and business intelligence and strives to create insight and help clients make data-driven decisions.
SUNNY MOSTAFIZUR, M.Sc. Candidate
Sunny is a software development professional, currently completing an MSc in Computing Science with a major in Machine Learning / Data Science from the University of Alberta. He is highly experienced in Business Intelligence and Data Science with a demonstrated history of working in retail, pharmaceuticals, consumer brands and agriculture. His expertise includes Power BI Embedded and Premium and he is skilled in Python & R for data science, predictive analytics and modelling, SQL Server 2017 advance analytics, business analytics; SSRS, SSIS, SSAS, Django Python and ASP.NET.
BRADEN WIENS, M.Sc.
Junior Data Scientist
Braden graduated with a Master of Science from the University of Lethbridge, majoring in Physics. He has experience working with equipment automation, computational model development and machine learning. His prior experience includes solving industry challenges using machine learning while working at AltaML and academic research into the use of Atomic Force Microscopy cantilevers to study alternatives to Dark Matter. He has a passion for learning and enjoys digging into the critical details of problems, allowing him to develop targeted solutions.
Junior Project Manager
Vicky is an ambitious, self-driven Co-op student at the University of Alberta, completing a Bachelor of Commerce in Strategic Management and Organization with a minor in Business Economics and Law. Her strengths in organization and execution make her a great addition as a junior project manager. Vicky contributes cross-functionally with the marketing & branding, sales & business development and product management functions on the Olsen Consulting team.
Data Analyst Co-op Student
Alex is an energetic co-op student at the University of British Columbia, completing a Bachelor of Science with a combined major in mathematics and economics and a minor in data science. Alex has consulting industry experience and also worked as a research assistant for the mathematics department at UBC. Through previous experience, he has built strong Python, R, and SQL skills and loves working on data visualization, automation, and constructing predictive models.
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