Michael Burns

Michael Burns is both the founder and president of 180 Systems. Prior to 180 Systems, Michael was the partner in charge of the IT practice of a mid sized accounting firm in Toronto and was also the director of the Canadian mid-market consulting practice of a big four accounting firm. Michael has provided consulting services to a wide variety of industries including financial, manufacturing, distribution, retail, professional services, real estate, health care, financial services and not-for-profit organizations. Michael has also developed software for many companies including Minicom Data Corporation (Financial and Real Estate), Eminex Corporation (Working Paper and Fixed Assets), […]

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Pat Wade

Pat Wade provides software selection and implementation services at 180 Systems. Pat has helped entities in multiple sectors – corporations, professional services, not-for-profit and entrepreneurships, grow their organizations through the strategic implementation of software solutions, project management and management consulting. Prior to 180 Systems, Pat was President of Equation Technologies which implemented hardware, networks and software to support their client’s financial and operational requirements. In order to provide more focused expertise to clients, Equation limited its products and service offering to packaged and custom ERP software applications – financial, supply chain, professional services, warehouse management, and human resources. Pat’s firm […]

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Cleo Noxon

Cleo Chmielinski has over 25 years of financial, management and consulting experience. Consulting experience includes performing business process and financial systems reviews, requirements analysis, system selection and contract CFO engagements for a wide variety of companies. Cleo obtained her CPA in 1988 with PriceWaterhouseCoopers. After five years in public practice, she assumed progressively responsible financial management roles with mid-sized companies in the manufacturing, service and health care industries. Cleo was CFO for Canada’s largest national home care service provider, with 35 locations and 6,000 employees from coast to coast. In this role, she was responsible for the financial and information […]

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Lawrence M. Young

Lawrence has been an information technologist and management consultant for over 30 years, and has helped hundreds of companies improve their bottom line by successfully deploying technology and embracing best-business practices. Lawrence practices among a rare breed of professionals that are equally comfortable with business, human resource and technology issues and challenges. He has always understood the connection between tools, processes and people, and that bottom line improvement can only be maximized by addressing these three components concurrently. Over the past three decades, Lawrence successfully developed a comprehensive and proven approach to identifying a company’s true needs across multiple disciplines, […]

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Laura Vaughan

Laura brings 12 years of business leadership experience into the realm of software selection consulting with 180 Systems. With 5 years of public practice experience and a variety of senior leadership roles from General Manager to COO and President, Laura has developed hands on experience in financial management, business process design, restructuring, strategy development, team leadership, and change management. Prior to 180 Systems, Laura spent 3 years leading a high growth consumer products manufacturing business, 7 years as President in a mid-sized building materials manufacturing and distribution business and 6 years in professional services with a Big 4 accounting firm […]

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Lisa Anderson

Lisa Anderson is an associate of 180 Systems with close to 20 years of experience across multiple industries and the entire scope of business processes. Lisa’s expertise includes supply chain management (planning, logistics, inventory, procurement), operations management, project management, information systems implementations, business process design, mergers and acquisitions, turnarounds, strategic and financial planning, and business restructuring. Lisa has been a featured speaker at several supply chain industry conferences and has been quoted in Industry Week, ABC News and the Los Angeles Times. Lisa serves as President of the Inland Empire Chapter of APICS and as an Advisory Board Member for […]

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