Meet the NexTec management team

eric-frank_nextec_ceoEric Frank – CEO

Eric Frank is a co-founder of NexTec Group and serves as Chief Executive Officer. During his time with the company, he has filled a number of roles including Vice President of Corporate Services and Vice President of Sales. Prior to working for NexTec Group, he gained significant experience in the consulting field while working at a local CPA firm. Eric has a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Texas. In his spare time, Eric enjoys planning future travel adventures.
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alan-subel_nextec_chief-consulting-officerAlan Subel – Chief Consulting Officer

Alan Subel is co-founder and Chief Consulting Officer at NexTec. He oversees the procedures that drive quality and efficiency across all NexTec consulting divisions. Prior to NexTec, Alan held various management positions, including roles as Controller in Johannesburg, South Africa, as General Manager in Botswana, Africa, as Independent Applications Consultant and as EDP Auditor. Alan holds a Bachelor of Accountancy and Commerce from the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa, an Honors Degree in Information Systems, and is a Chartered Accountant in South Africa.

russell-harper_nextec_cmoRussell Harper – Chief Marketing Officer

Russell Harper is co-founder and CMO at NexTec. He directs the evaluation of software included in NexTec’s offerings. He works with clients to determine project direction, mentors NexTec’s technical personnel, and manages our internal systems. Prior to co-founding NexTec, Russell consulted at several companies, including Harper and Pearson and Andersen Consulting. He has a BA in Liberal Arts from the University of Texas. His interests include writing more reliable code, improving the software development process, biking, reading, cooking, photography and playing guitar.

Chris Milan – Vice President of Sales

Chris joined NexTec in 2015 as VP of Sales responsible for sales strategies and strategic alliances. With over 25 years in technology and business consulting, Chris has deep expertise in MS Dynamics and Sage. His experience includes information systems planning, business process consulting, software selection, implementation and integration, application design and development and project management in industries like manufacturing, distribution, professional services, construction and nonprofit. He served on many boards, including Tampa Bay Technology Forum, Hospice Lodge, Alzheimer’s Foundation and the Southeastern Brain Tumor Foundation. Chris holds a BA in Accounting from Ohio University.

chuck-oliver_nextec_vp-midmarketChuck Oliver – Vice President, Mid-Market ERP

Chuck is Vice President of Mid-Market ERP at NexTec which includes Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Dynamics SL and Acumatica. Chuck manages the Mid-Market Divisions’ operations and consulting resources and projects, P&L, business development, sales and client relationships. He also sets the ongoing goals, objectives and future vision for the Mid-market Division. Before joining NexTec, Chuck held regional executive and senior management positions at several consulting and software organizations. Chuck has over 25 years of experience in the ERP/CRM and holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Houston.

ron-fallert_nextec_vp-north-centralRon Fallert – Vice President, North Central

Ron Fallert is the Vice President of the North Central Region. Ron has over 25 years of experience in business management solutions, as well as extensive ERP and CRM knowledge. In addition to leading the business development initiatives, Ron’s responsibilities include leading the region’s new business development team and working with existing customers to help them maximize their technology investments. He has worked in many areas of sales, marketing, and information systems. In the last 15 years, he has specialized in various aspects of the business application software, focusing on supply chain and manufacturing.

jim-ritterbusch_nextec_vp-eastJim Ritterbusch – Vice President, East

Jim Ritterbusch is the Vice President of the East Region at NexTec. Jim has 18 years of experience in the ERP and CRM industry. His primary responsibilities include leading the region’s new business development efforts, working with existing customers as they look to maximize their technology investments, and helping to grow NexTec’s presence in the US Eastern coast. Jim has worked across a wide variety of industries during his tenure in the business application space. His particular areas of expertise include food / pharma production, distribution, and the financial services sectors. Jim enjoys golf and reading.

chris-williamson_nextec_vp-sagex3-sage500Chris Williamson – Vice President, Sage ERP

Chris Williamson leads the national Sage ERP practice. As a previous ERP customer, he gets how an ERP implementation impacts your business. That’s why he is passionate about making positive change and process improvement. He works to understand your business, core managers and technology so you get a a smooth, cost effective transition from “as is” to “to be” operations. Chris has 15+ years in consulting, software QA, purchasing, planning, network administration and logistics. While at Sage, Chris led over 30 implementations of Sage X3 for medical devices, food and beverage, pharmaceutical, manufacturing and distribution.

catherine-lindner_nextec_director-marketingCatherine Lindner – Marketing Director

Catherine joined NexTec in 2014 as Director of Marketing. She brings extensive experience as both a marketing executive and a consultant in a wide range of industries, including manufacturing, high-tech, telecom, legal, non-profit, mobile devices, software, publishing and advertising. She has developed innovative marketing and communication programs for some of the world’s most sophisticated and respected global companies – such as BMW, Microsoft, and T-Mobile. Catherine holds a master’s degree in International Marketing from Thunderbird–School of Global Management, an MBA from Arizona State University and a BA in Journalism from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.