Our Team

THE DESAI TEAM

Vijaydesai  
Vijay Desai, MBA, PMP®, P. Eng. - Vijay is a certified executive project manager who knows from experience that business projects are only successful with the proper methods and leadership. Vijay's training and experience, over two decades, is the basis for his role as Managing Partner for Desai. He has produced a broad track record of success, on a global scale, in the areas of subject- matter expertise, process and application development, change leadership, and project management. This experience has helped him build a strong foundation for his leadership at Desai.
     
MikeMaslack  
Mike Maslack - Mike has four decades' experience with  enterprise-wide business and IT strategy, architecture, business transformation, and execution. He's a subject-matter expert in global supply chain, manufacturing, engineering, and R&D and has led global business and technical teams in the high technology, health care and automotive industries. Mike has exceptional analytical, market research, communication, and client relationship skills, from the technical levels to C-level executives.
     
JimWhitney  
Jim Whitney, PMP® - Jim has over 30 years’ experience as a manager and consultant, working with organizations ranging from Fortune 500 manufacturers to state governments and non-profits. He holds an MBA, a black belt in Lean Six Sigma, and is a certified quality auditor, having guided numerous clients through ISO certifications in quality, environmental management, and occupational safety and health. He is a prior program director for Champlain College’s Business and Management program and adjunct instructor at Dartmouth’s Thayer School of Engineering.
     
KathyPurdy  
Kathy Purdy, Ph.D. - Kathy has almost two decades of experience in business operations, process improvement, and data analysis. She has a strong background in statistics, Lean manufacturing, and computer programming. She is a proven leader in managing teams and projects and has extensive experience consulting on diverse projects with individuals having technical and/or non-technical skill sets. Kathy has a Ph.D. in statistics.
     
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David Kearns,  PMP®, PMI-ACP® David has almost two decades of experience in leading IT implementations, including business analysis and project management, covering areas such as procurement, sales, finance, supply chain, operations, logistics, manufacturing, and IT. With a master's in business administration, David is an innovative business leader adept at creating, analyzing, and executing initiatives and strategies through developing and managing people and process to drive business results.
     
MartinAgain  
Martin Quatt - Provider groups and billing organizations throughout the United States have utilized Martin’s two decades of expertise to meet the challenges of organizational objectives and customer health-care needs. Services provided include consulting and project management, software development, implementation, and informatics. Martin's skills and passion are well-suited to the complexity of health-care, and its need for creative and complex problem solving, due to his strong commitment to achieving success.
     
MaureenMurphy  
Maureen Murphy - Maureen has two decades of experience leading teams through change and growth. Her early career was spent in Software Engineering and has considerable experience in customer service, technical support, data analytics, software development, release management, IT operations and team leadership. Maureen has worked in the software industry, both in Healthcare IT and eCommerce, and enjoys solving problems through process improvement and increased efficiencies, working both tactically and strategically to improve outcomes and increase the effectiveness of teams.
     
Sue Cook Jul 2016  
Sue Cook, PMP®, SCPM - Sue has 3 decades of experience as a certified Project and Program Manager, managing complex, enterprise level transformative projects in the IT, Software Development, Telecom, and Energy industries. She excels in leveraging both the science and art of Project Management to encourage, coach and motivate teams to highly achieve against their goals. Sue also adds value to any organization by assessing and executing opportunities for business process optimization.  Sue is a trained Facilitator, and has formally trained and mentored many early career Project Managers and Organizations.  
     
Chris Triolo Pic Crop Mar 2017   Chris Triolo - Chris has been in multiple industries, positions, and leadership roles in his 13 year career. Those industries include: IT Consulting, Consumer goods, Manufacturing, Government Contracting, Hospitality, and Insurance.  His primary focus has been on supply chain, operations, and analytics related fields, but his experience and abilities have been successfully transferred to a variety of sectors and companies.   Chris holds a master’s degree in business administration, as well as, degrees in operations management and scientific disciplines. With this background he can help clients to bridge the gap between technical and business solutions.
     
Greg _Hendrix Resize   Greg Hendrix - Greg has over 30 years of IT and Business Analysis experience mostly in support of technology product development and test. In recent years he has focused on Health Care, working on Vermont's Health Insurance Exchange and Medicaid Information System. He has strong database and reporting skills, and has deployed project management systems for multiple PMOs. Greg embraces challenging opportunities where he can facilitate and improve people working together via mutual respect and based upon common goals.
     
Kmoran Pic   Keith Moran PMP® Keith is an agile creative problem solver with strong leadership and communication skills. He has worked in the Telecom and IT fields for the past 11 years functioning as a coordinator, leader, and integral team member on a range of projects. With a focus on Project Management he enjoys collaborating with clients to solve problems and achieve project goals.
     
Scot Barker Small   Scot Barker - Scot has spent most of the last 20 years leading operations, IT and customer service teams, focusing on improving processes to help organizations fulfill their missions better, faster and more efficiently. A veteran of publishing, healthcare IT and e-commerce organizations, Scot brings a varied and expansive knowledge of all levels of a business, and has both domestic and global business experience. Scot is passionate about operations, process improvement, building teams and coaching and mentoring people to grow their own talents and abilities. 
     
HenryHuston    Henry Huston, Jr. PMP® - Henry has over three decades of diverse, results-driven business and project management experience. With a focus on innovative solutions for multi-channel commerce, he has worked globally with clients as diverse as IBM, the state of Vermont, GE, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Burton Snowboards, Asics America, Barnes and Noble, and EverBank, to name a few. This has honed his skill in converting strategic intent into tangible, meaningful outcomes. His passion for clear communication and continuous learning becomes contagious with clients seeking positive change. 
     
MoeedUddin    Moeen Udeen ITIL, CSM - Moeen has over twenty years of IT and business experience. He is an experienced manager in all phases of SDLC, in roles of project, program, and delivery manager. He specializes in team-building/mentoring, and meeting tight schedules on complex projects and programs through defined processes. Recent experience includes the Healthcare, Life Insurance, Financial, and Cyber-Security domains. He is passionate about project management and takes pride in creating landmarks in business and technology. He is an active member of his community, and believes in giving forward.
     
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Daniel Wetzel,  PhD, PMP®, PMI-ACP®  Dan has over 4 decades of cross industry experience in multiple roles, delivering solutions to complex problems.A common thread has been leading development, implementation and operations of enterprise IT solutions for complex business, engineering or scientific projects.  Experienced in IT for advanced manufacturing, engineering development, medical/healthcare research and financial services Dan brings extensive analytic skills and a broad perspective to the table.  Dan’s down to earth manner belies the multiple letters after his name.

     

 

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Hotel Vermont, Burlington

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