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Meet Our New Sage X3 Team Members

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Net at Work’s Sage X3 team is growing again. To better support our ever-increasing number of clients, we have added 9 new members to our Sage X3 team this quarter. They bring decades of expertise to the team in the areas of Process and Discrete Manufacturing, Chemical, Supply Chain and Complex Distribution, Financial Services, Project Management, and more.

We are pleased to welcome….

Eric Sluss
Team Manager, Sage X3 | Direct: 646-532-6848

Eric Sluss specializes in leading global ERP and technology transformation programs. His experience spans the full lifecycle of ERP and technology activities including business case development, business process transformation and implementation, and post-implementation stabilization. Eric’s experience includes global project and program management; finance and operations transformation; alignment of IT strategy to business initiatives; pricing strategy and execution; and organizational change. He has served Fortune 1000 companies in the manufacturing, industrial products, and energy industries. Additionally, Eric has led successful pricing and ERP initiatives at the portfolio companies of private equity firms.

Stephen Watt
Software Developer, Sage X3 | Direct: 646-293-1706

Stephen began working at Sage in 2013 with the Construction and Real Estate product line and became a Professional Services consultant in 2016. Over the next 2 years, Stephen received in-depth technical training while transitioning to software development full-time. Stephen is a certified Developer and Technical Consultant for Sage X3.

Thomas Brendel
Software Developer, Sage X3 | Direct: 646-532-6847

Thomas has been designing, developing, and implementing customizations in Sage X3 since 2016. He holds a BS in Computer Science from Georgia State University, with a concentration in databases.

Scott Shifko
Senior Software Developer, Sage X3 | Direct: 646-532-6844

Scott has been developing software for over 23 years, the last 20 of them have been for Sage X3. Over those years, he has worked with customer over a wide variety of industries. He specializes in designing, optimizing and developing Sage X3 modifications. Scott holds a BS in Computer Science and is Sage certified as both an X3 Technical Consultant and as an X3 Developer.

Steve Walters
Technical Manager, Sage X3 | Direct: 646-532-6864

Steven Walters has worked in ERP consulting and implementation for 10 years. Prior to joining Net at Work, he spent over 6years working at Sage on delivering Sage X3 for their customers and several years before that in other ERP software. He holds certifications in Sage X3 for technical implementation, consulting, and development as well as a certificate for Sage CRM implementation. He uses his deep technical knowledge, combined with business and people sensibility to provide value for the individuals and companies with which he works. Steven also holds a BS in Information Systems, a BA in Psychology and an MIS in Management. His mix of skills and interests brings a unique approach to problem-solving and a strong understanding of complex situations and how to navigate them successfully. He has spent much of his more recent career focused on supporting his colleagues in order to provide increased expertise in the community to better serve our clients.

Steve Homolak
Senior Consultant, Sage X3 | Direct: 646-532-6843

Steve has made a career of developing teams, processes and competitiveness to drive profitable growth. He has amassed a diverse set of business experience in the chemical, tire and manufacturing industries. Throughout his career in various leadership and management roles, he has developed and relied heavily upon good information systems. Prior to Net at Work, he was with Sage for over 4 years where he developed expertise in X3 Distribution and Manufacturing, and accomplished many successful implementations. By combining his business and consulting experience with X3’s fully integrated ERP capabilities, he is able to help clients improve their companies through the most efficient processes and best business practices. He has an MBA from Cleveland State University and has been certified in Lean Manufacturing, Business Consulting and Continuous Process Improvements. He has four grown children and resides with his wife in Cleveland, Ohio.

Ian deLeon
Consultant, Sage X3 | Direct: 226-774-3890

Ian de Leon has over 23 years of experience in the ERP workspace. He has been working with Sage products since 1997 and has extensive experience in developing proof-of-concept engagements, providing technical assistance, and delivering product documentation and training to customers across the globe. He enjoys working with clients to identify and interpret their complex requirements and takes pride in being able to resolve those requirements through innovative software solutions. Ian holds considerable product knowledge across all areas of both Sage 300 and Sage X3 (he is certified in the Sage 300 Technical, Financials, and Distribution modules and holds certifications for the Sage X3 Technical and Financials product lines. Ian is continuously taking on learning new product lines and is also proficient at the Sage Intelligence, Sage Enterprise Intelligence, Avalara, and the Paya products.

John Cooper
Project Manager, Sage X3 | Direct: 646-293-1787

John brings over 20 years of ERP System implementations and project management experience to Net at Work and has worked with Sage X3 since 2018. John has been a Consultant, Report Writer, Business Analyst, Project Manager and Team Lead. John has extensive experience in many industries, including not for profit, financial services and agriculture (both U.S. and Canada).

Karen Rae
Project Manager, Sage X3
krae | Direct: 646-532-6844

Karen Rae is a Senior Project Manager with over 20 years’ experience leading global software implementation teams with multiple ERP and HCM vendors across North America. Karen has also held roles in PMO Management, Practice and Operations Management. She has worked with over 300 customer in various industries including manufacturing, distribution, government, food and beverage, professional services, communications, entertainment, pharmaceutical and nutraceutical, leading teams through the delivery of strategic initiatives to facilitate change.
Karen is passionate about customer success, building relationships based on trust and advocating for the customer.