Chief Content Officer
Aaron Back (Bearded Analyst), Microsoft MVP & Chief Content Officer for Dynamic Communities, focuses on empowering individuals and organizations with the information they need to make crucial decisions. He surfaces practical insights through podcasts, news desk interviews, analysis reports, and more to equip you with what you need to #competefast in the acceleration economy. | 🎧 Love listening to podcasts wherever you go? Then check out my "Back @ IT" podcast and listen wherever you get your podcasts delivered: https://back-at-it.simplecast.com #wdfa
Kerry (Rosvold) Peters
New View Strategies
𝗖𝗘𝗢 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗖𝗼-𝗢𝘄𝗻𝗲𝗿 𝗼𝗳 𝗡𝗲𝘄 𝗩𝗶𝗲𝘄 𝗦𝘁𝗿𝗮𝘁𝗲𝗴𝗶𝗲𝘀 (𝗡𝗩𝗦)—a global consulting and training company that helps Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central/NAV user-clients DO MORE with their ERP platform. NVS is known for solving mission-critical business problems and for a straight-talking, experiential approach to BC/NAV training and implementation. Our relationships are long-term, and our clients report that they have not only boosted efficiency and solved business problems but also had fun in the process! 𝗡𝗼 𝗡𝗼𝗻𝘀𝗲𝗻𝘀𝗲, 𝗙𝗿𝗼𝗻𝘁-𝗹𝗶𝗻𝗲 𝗘𝘅𝗽𝗲𝗿𝗶𝗲𝗻𝗰𝗲 While serving 20+ years as corporate controller, BC/NAV community All-Star, consultant, and Microsoft MVP/MCT, I’ve empowered teams to take a fresh approach to utilizing their ERP platform, and reap the benefits, for example, of BC/NAV’s automated account schedules. Each senior consultant on the NVS team brings similar, “we can do this better” drive, and having worked in the trenches as BC/NAV users, we bridge critical gaps between IT, Finance, and Operations.
The Heico Companies LLC
Crystal has been implementing technology solutions for fifteen plus years and has over ten years working in ERP. Crystal has performed responsibilities as an Application Architect Solution, Solution Delivery Manager, Program Manager, Project Manager, Technical Lead and held numerous training sessions for end users. Additionally, Crystal has broad experience with architecting end to end functional solutions, developing functional requirement specifications, application user education, planning and executing system integration testing, Conference room pilots set up and execution. Crystal ability to adapt to business area culture and quickly grasp new concepts allow him to establish lasting relationships with business functional teams and become their trusted advisor, resulting in quality service delivery and solutions.
AJ is a recovering consultant with 15 years of experience working with Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central (formerly NAV) and a Microsoft MVP since 2018. He is also a recipient of the BCUG / NAVUG All-Star and the Directions North America Under 40 Excellence awards, and a member of the Business Journals Leadership Trust. Before joining DSWi as a Partner and COO in 2018, he served as a practice leader, presales specialist and product evangelist at well-known NAV partners in North America. AJ currently serves on the BCUG Board of Advisors and is the IAMCP Houston Chapter President, and a longstanding member of the content committees for the Directions North America and BCUG Summit conferences. He is a prolific public speaker and has been presenting sessions on Business Central, Power BI, sales, and leadership topics at partner and user-group conferences since 2012.
Manager Dynamics Software
Dynamics Credentialed Master Professional - NAV Core Application Setup and Installation Setup Certified Master Navision Application (Financial, Trade, Inventory, Manufacturing, Installation, Warehouse) Project Manager ERP Implementations Implement NAV ERP v2.5 to v2013 Design and Spec. Modifications for NAV Process Improvement project for NAV Customers Supervise Staff Accounting, Audit, Financial Reporting experience for 20+ Years NAVUG Board Member 2014/2015, NAVUG Programming Committee Chair 2014/2015
Chief Operating Officer and Co-Owner
New View Strategies
I’m Chief Operating Officer and Co-Owner of New View Strategies (NVS), a consulting and training company that helps Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central (BC)/NAV user-clients raise their game for use of their ERP platform. Our relationships are long-term, and our clients report that they have not only boosted efficiency and solved business problems but also had fun in the process!
Kim Dallefeld, MVP
CEO / Sr Consultant
Independent NAV Consultant certified in Dynamics NAV 26 years ago (yes I started on version 1.0) and am now working with Business Central! Empowering companies to get the most out of NAV and BC with experience in virtually all areas of the product. Combining years of NAV/BC knowledge with my accounting and consulting background is a unique set of skills rarely found in a technically oriented individual. Our team of senior resources can assist with virtually any of your BC/NAV system needs; whether you just want extra support, in the middle of an upgrade or implementation, working on process or enhancements...we have resources ready to assist! I help bridge gaps; that's my forte. My practical skills help identify what users really need/want in NAV to get the blueprint. Years of working with NAV, allows for detailed comparison of users needs to what NAV does 'out-of-the-box' lays the foundation of the project. Assisting analysts in how to configure NAV to meet the users requirements is a vital task is erecting the software infrastructure. My developer skills lets me bridge the gap between the user request and instructions that developers need to correctly modify the blueprint. Project management and communication help keep construction on track, on timeline and on budget, And I don't work alone, I work with New View Strategies for training and consultations, with Dynamics Consulting Group, a large team of senior independent NAV developers/consultants experience and directly with end-users as well as partners. If you are an end-user, partner or consultant and you need assistance for a small or long-term project, reach out....we can help!
Senior Advisor and Trainer
New View Strategies
As senior advisor and trainer at NVS, I bring over 2 decades of leadership in ERP, Finance, Operations, and Business Integration across diverse industries, from retail to GPS technology, to help our business partners turn around problems, save costs, and navigate change. I’m most energized when empowering clients to grow their knowledge and maximize use of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central/NAV platforms. After having led teams as President, COO, Controller, and Project Manager through multiple M&A transactions and over 50 successful NAV ERP implementations, I’m still guided by the age-old principle that “Attitude is Everything.” Teams can triumph through turmoil when they’re inspired to persevere and remain mission-focused.
Business Applications Director
Aisling Dynamics Business Solution
Jo is a Microsoft Dynamics professional with over 24 years of Dynamics experience and over 30 years in total working with accounting systems. Educated as an accountant. She spent the first 18 year of her career in accounting functions from AP entry up to Controller and CFO positions. Now, she works for the Microsoft Partner Aisling Dynamics Business Solutions. Additionally, Jo is one of the top trainers on Dynamics Products - with specific focus on Dynamics GP and Business Central - in the USA as well as teaching courses on ERP Administration and how to keep your ERP systems running smoothly by refining functional aspects of Dynamics. Often known as a user advocate, Jo uses her deep functional and technical expertise to assist others in improving the quality of their Dynamics investment and user experience. As a result of her long-time community passion, Jo has been recognized as a Dynamic Communities Legend, All-Star, and 2 time Granite Award winner.
Upgrade Technical Futurist
Saurav is one of the Team members of Archerpoint Upgrade Team. Over 12 years, he has worked as a Developer, Consultant, Support, and Trainer within the Navision / Dynamics 365 ecosystem. Apart from that, Saurav is also very active in NAV/BC community, where he tries to solve technical issues and shares his knowledge with other Dynamics enthusiasts. Additionally, Saurav host a weekly meeting #bcopendiscussion to discuss challenges with other dynamics enthusiasts. His proven track record entitled him to be awarded since 2014 as MVP (Microsoft Most Valuable Professional). He has spoken at Dynamics Conferences worldwide.
MCT, Solution Architect, Argano
Experienced Microsoft Dynamics professional with a demonstrated history of leading people, processes, and systems. Skilled in Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, training, Supply Chain processes, Asset management/Field Service, strategic planning, and Human Resources. Degree in Organizational Leadership and Learning from the University of Louisville. Microsoft MVP award recipient and credentialed MCT.
Dynamics GP Developer / Consultant
Kerry is a SQL Expert with over 35+ years of experience, and a Microsoft Dynamics GP professional and developer with over 28+ years of experience. He is most prominent within the ISV and Partner forum, affectionately known as 'that SQL Guy’. Kerry and his company Nanook Software apply many unique and out of the box techniques to create innovative and seamless integrations into the Dynamics GP product from virtually any data source. Kerry’s educational background is rooted in IT Software Development and in Business, which allows him to speak both GEEK and FINANCE. When developing solutions, he envisions both the IT and Financial needs of a project, including audit implications of integrating the solution. Kerry loves what he does, whether it was working on a team that developed advanced networking solutions for NASA back in the late 80’s, performing ethical security hacks for lottery corporations in the early 90’s, or developing GP products with Dexterity, SQL or whatever applications or programs that can help get the job done! Kerry willingly shares his vast knowledge, experience, and passion with customers and partners alike by attending and presenting at various professional events over the past 20+ years. This includes Microsoft Convergence, GPUG / Summit, GPUG Tech at Microsoft in Fargo and other SQL and Power Platform events. As a result of his long-time community passion, he has been awarded the GPUG All-Star Award, the Granite Award by the Dynamics Community, and won the GPUG SQL Shoot-Out Award 3 years in a row (current Champion!).
Solution Architect, Hitachi Solutions
Kylie Kiser is a Power Platform enthusiast who has been working with Microsoft technologies for over 10 years. She is passionate about the community and shows this through blogging, presenting, and hosting events. She leads a thriving user group based in Washington, DC. Kylie is also a Microsoft Business Applications MVP!
Automation Architect, Mater Hosp.
COO, QLD AI Labs
Ronak Mathur is an Automation Architect, Microsoft MVP and Acceleration Economy Analyst who specializes in Artificial Intelligence and Intelligent Automation. He focuses on empowering individuals and organizations in their journey of digital transformation through AI/ML and Automation. He believes that AI and automation can open new doors of opportunities for businesses, enabling them to innovate, automate, and scale with the appropriate application of AI tools.
Director of Finance
LIDD Consultants, Inc.
As an trainer and consultant and an experienced Corporate Controller with a specialty in Microsoft Dynamics NAV and Business Central, my passion is to help companies get more out of the ERP software they already own. I excel communicating within the finance team and across departments to build strong and mutually beneficial working relationships. I enjoy digging into the details to solve problems but can also envision, plan and work towards long term strategic goals. As a seasoned accounting professional, I have experience in finance, global accounting, international business practices, business management, ERP implementations, internal audit, tax and mergers and acquisitions.
Director of Operations
John H. Carter
Experienced Director Of Operations with a demonstrated history of working in the industrial automation industry. Skilled in Budgeting, Cash Flow, Account Reconciliation, Accounting, and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Strong operations professional graduated from Louisiana State University. Received MBA from Southeastern Louisiana University and am a licensed CPA in Louisiana.
Head of AI & Data Science, sumamoOs
Business Data Scientist and Project Manager (Waterfall & Agile) with experience in Business Intelligence, Robotics Process Automation, Artificial Intelligence, Advanced Analytics, and Machine Learning in multiple business fields, gained within a global business environment over the last 20 years. University Professor of ML and AI, International speaker and Author. An active supporter of Open-Source software development.
Heidi has been working with Microsoft CRM since 2010. Her journey began on the customer side with an On-Premise CRM 4.0 system. Since then, she has been a System Administrator for customers running CRM 2011, 2013, 2015 and Dynamics 365. She moved to the Partner side of Dynamics 365 in 2017 and has been helping organizations of all sizes to implement, fix and rescue their CRM implementations
Mars Fishcare / Mars Horsecare
Information Technology professional since 1989 specializing in implementing, consulting, programming, and troubleshooting of ERP systems. Experience includes Microsoft Dynamics NAV, MAI Systems (MAI Basic Four) Manbase, and BPCS. Also experienced with Windows networking, MS Exchange, Citrix, Blackberry Enterprise Server, MS Office Applications, and PC support. Specialties: ERP System Consulting, Implementation, Programming, Training. MS Dynamics NAV & Manbase
Senior IT Manager
Forum Energy Technologies
Multifaceted and highly motivated professional in the Oil & Gas industry. Skilled, focused, and innovative professional with experience performing complex problem-solving and analysis in both individual and team environments. Knowledgeable in complex troubleshooting and technical operations encompassing management, planning, analysis, and data management.
My goal is to connect mid-sized companies and companies poised for growth in the supply chain, from Manufacturing to Retail POS, that are suffering due to disparate business applications that keep them from achieving their goals. The ArcherPoint team can help them meet their challenges and arm them with the tools they need to achieve real business value and meet their strategic objectives.
Senior Director, Corporate Enterprise Applications
Strategic leader with a growth mindset and team-building skills. Excellent history of working in the food manufacturing industry & strong consulting experience with a great drive to learn more and help businesses grow. Highly proficient in leadership skills, business, and team development. Microsoft Certified Professional in Dynamics NAV ERP, Computer Engineering Professional skilled in Strategy Planning, Business Process Improvements, Project Management, Dynamics CRM, Dynamics 365 BC, Azure DevOps, Office 365, SharePoint, Systems Implementation & Management along with Software as a Service (SaaS) implementations. Strengths: Team Building & Leadership Project/Project Team Leader Continuous Business Process Improvements & System Improvements ERP and Business Systems Implementation Acquisitions System/Application Integrations Technology Enhancements
President / Lead Consultant
Dave was educated as an Accountant and worked in various accounting roles including Controller for several organizations. During that time, he has also been involved in numerous ERP implementations with a majority being Dynamics NAV/BC. For those implementations, he has acted as project manager, solution architect, trainer, developer, and implementer. Dave has been working with NAV/BC for over 15 years and enjoys the functionality and flexibility of that system. Dave is a frequent presenter at Summit and Focus events and enjoys sharing his knowledge and passion for the product with others. He also serves on the Board of Advisors, the Programming Committee, and formerly as a local chapter leader. Lastly, Dave has earned the Dynamics NAV Advanced Credentialed Professional designation and has been named a BCUG/NAVUG All Star.