Leadership Team

  • Shaun Maine CEO

    Mr. Maine is the Chief Executive Officer of Converge. Prior to Converge, Mr. Maine was the Chief Operating Officer of Pivot Technology Solutions (“Pivot”), a US$1.5 billion revenue value-added reseller listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange, and was part of the founding group that acquired and integrated five value-added resellers.

  • Greg Berard President

    As President of Converge and Lighthouse Computer Services, Mr. Berard is focused on helping our teams cross-sell across North America. Mr. Berard is also continuing to serve as the executive owner for our IBM, Red Hat, and Microsoft partnerships. Mr. Berard's experience helped Lighthouse substantially grow by deepening capabilities in core technical disciplines and broadening reach into new expertise, including analytics, cloud, and security.

  • Don Cuthbertson CTO, President of Canada

    Mr. Cuthbertson is the Chief Technical Officer and President of Canada at Converge.  Prior to Converge, Don was Chief Data Officer at Pivot and led the diligence team on acquisitions and implementation of the 100-day plan.

  • Cory Reid COO

    Mr. Reid is the Chief Operations Officer at Converge. He has global responsibilities for delivering oversight and overall post acquisition integration of the acquired businesses, including communication, synergies, technology, sales operations and back office.

  • Mary Anne Palangio CFO

    Ms. Palangio, CPA, CA, CFA serves as the Chief Financial Officer of Converge, where she is responsible for strategic financial planning and analysis, financial reporting, internal controls management, and related corporate service functions.  She was previously the Chief Financial Officer of LOGiQ Asset Management Inc.

  • Gordon McMillan Board Chair

    Mr. McMillan has been an entrepreneur in the Canadian financial services industry since 1994. Currently, Mr. McMillan serves as a director of Flow Capital Corp. and Quisitive Technology Solutions Inc., both of which are listed on the TSXV.

  • Brian Phillips Director

    Mr. Phillips has been in the financial services industry for thirty years, the last 19 as a partner at Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management (“PHN”), and continued after its acquisition by RBC in 2008.

  • Nathan Chan Director

    Nathan Chan has been practicing corporate-commercial law for over twenty years. Nathan is involved in all aspects of the businesses of high technology clients. Nathan is a member in good standing with the Law Society of Upper Canada and the Canadian Bar Association.

  • Ralph Garcea Director

    Mr. Garcea has more than 22 years of experience in senior positions at major and boutique investment dealers in Canada. Currently, he’s the managing partner and co-founder of Focus Merchant Group, a boutique advisory firm offering a full-range of financial advisory services. Additionally, he was a top-ranked research analyst specializing in technology, gaming, and industrial companies.

Operating Company’s Management Team

  • Cindy Kennedy President of Western Region

    Ms. Kennedy is President of Key Info and EVP Western Region of Corus360 where she oversees the cross-selling of new products and services into Converge acquisitions. She founded the Corus360 Denver office, which she grew to 25 people over a 5-year period.

  • Ron Hinkle CFO, US

    Mr. Hinkle has 30 years of experience in the financial industry, primarily in IT and Telecom. He has specialized in Strategic Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting, Cash Management, as well as various forms of Venture Capital Partners and Investor Relationship Management. He is a member of the Converge Technology Solutions, Corp. acquisition team.

  • Herman Yeh Founder & President, Northern Micro

    Herman Yeh is well known within the Canadian IT industry, serves as an Intel Technology Provider Board of Advisor since 2010, and also serves on the Canadian Chinese Computer Association Board of Directors since 2013. In 2009, he was honoured by the Association of Chinese Canadian Entrepreneurs with the Most Progressive Award in recognition of his commitment Northern Micro. 

  • Jessica Geis Founder & CEO, BlueChipTek

    Mrs. Geis founded Blue Chip Tek, Inc. in 2002 and is deeply invested in the products Blue Chip Tek sells and the types of clients the company serves due to Blue Chip Tek’s ability to help companies provide the same flexibility to their employees and customers.

  • Steve Sigg CEO, SIS

    Under his leadership, SIS has become a nationally recognized company, received numerous business awards, and consistently earned Best Place to Work Kentucky. Outside of his job, Steve has served on multiple IBM Solution Provider Advisory Boards and the Shriners Hospital Corporate Council and is a member of the Bluegrass Workforce Innovation Board.

  • Bruce Levis Co-founder & Managing Partner, Becker-Carroll

    Bruce has over 25 years of experience in operations, marketing, and selling technical solutions to the public sector. He possesses a deep understanding of public sector contracting in the areas of hardware, managed services, software, and professional services.

  • Deney Dentel CEO, Nordisk Systems

    Mr. Dentel focuses on delivering the perfect solutions to customers through educated and enabled associates. With over 30 years of technology industry expertise, he has successfully reinvented Nordisk to shift with each new industry direction. A passion for achieving excellent results efficiently, effectively and with the right company culture.

  • Charlie Cox CEO, Datatrend

    Charlie has over 25 years of experience in leadership positions. As CEO of Datatrend, Charlie works with enterprise-level customers to leverage technology solutions that drive business outcomes. He is also responsible for leading Datatrend’s corporate strategy and business transformation initiatives to ensure alignment with the rapidly changing needs of the technology marketplace.

  • Robert L. Jernoske, Jr. CEO, VSS

    Robert L. Jernoske, Jr. has 30 years of industry experience, 18 at VSS. CEO since 2016, Mr. Jernoske has focused the organization’s initiatives on bringing the most sustainable technologies to its customers to help them achieve and exceed their business initiatives, while concurrently implementing innovative strategies to accelerate them to the forefront of their industries. VSS’s key focus areas are Managed Services, Technology Solutions, IT Portfolio Management, and Consulting Services.

  • Pierre Cayouette Co-President, PCD Solutions

    Pierre comes from a technical and solution engineering background. For many years, he’s been part of HP Enterprise System’s team where he was responsible for the distribution of HP-UX's mission-critical systems. Pierre always wanted to create an organization that is unique and make a difference for customers. As co-president of PCD, Pierre has always been very proactive in business development, marketing, public relations and the development of its professional services practices.

  • Carl Deschênes Co-President, PCD Solutions

    Carl has been Co-President of PCD Solutions for the last 23 years. He and his partner Pierre Cayouette originally founded PCD Solutions. They participated in each phase of PCD's growth since its very first integration projects at the time of UNIX mission-critical systems. Today, PCD Solutions is one of VMware's most prestigious partners in Canada for Hybrid and Multi-Cloud projects. Carl was directly involved in sales management, evolution of the company's go-to-market strategy and financial controls.

Claudia BocanegraLeadership Team