At Collaborative Solutions, we represent a different type of business transformation consultancy – one built on the values of customer service and teamwork. Our leadership team are seasoned experts committed to driving these core values in every area of our business.
Carroll is founder and Chief Executive Officer at Collaborative. With over 23 years in the management consulting industry, he started Collaborative Solutions with a simple goal in mind – to work with clients to deliver success. Carroll understands that listening to the customer’s needs and engaging in a results-driven discussion are the keys to effective client outcomes. He is an accomplished executive and continues to build a successful consulting practice because of this focus.
Prior to Collaborative, Carroll spent 12 years with Accenture holding leadership roles in their PeopleSoft practice. He was often recognized by clients for his functional expertise, technical innovation, and commitment to successful delivery.
Carroll received his MS in Management Information Systems and BS in Commerce from the University of Virginia. In addition to his CEO duties, he spends time with his wife and three children and rocking out on his guitar. Carroll is based in Reston, Virginia.
Bob is President and Chief Culture Officer at Collaborative and is responsible for the management and administration of the company’s business operations. With more than 20 years of experience in the IT and consulting industries, Bob has earned a reputation for achieving both customer and employee satisfaction with his open and approachable communication style. He is passionate about maintaining and enhancing Collaborative’s employee and customer-focused culture, preserving it as the envy of the Workday ecosystem. Prior to Collaborative, Bob served in leadership roles at Oracle, PeopleSoft, Deloitte, and Accenture.
Bob received his MBA from the College of William and Mary and his B.S. from Lehigh University. Outside his role at Collaborative, Bob can be found leading Collaborative’s fantasy football league and spending time with his wife and two children. Bob is based in Reston, Virginia.
Steve is the Chief Operating Officer at Collaborative Solutions and is responsible for global customer operations including sales, marketing and customer success through our world-class delivery organization. In this role, he is responsible for driving Collaborative’s global growth in all markets around the world and continuing to drive market leadership by optimizing our customers’ businesses with cloud-based solutions.
Driven by a passion for growing services businesses, Steve brings more than 25 years of experience in sales and professional services, working with customers of all sizes, from large multi-national organizations to smaller medium enterprises. In previous roles, Steve held various management and senior management positions at SAP, including managing a $500m+ P&L as SVP of their professional service organization, and other cloud services and technology firms such as PeopleSoft and IBM.
Steve received his MBA in Management Science from the University of New Haven and his BBA in Management Information Systems from Western Connecticut State University. Outside of Collaborative, Steve can be found relaxing at the beach in Fire Island or skiing in the Rockies while spending precious time with his wife and three children. Steve is based in Atlanta, Georgia.
Manish is Global Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Collaborative. In this role, he is responsible for the strategic and tactical leadership of global sales, marketing, and communication. Manish leverages his dynamic and high-energy style with a strategic vision to consistently deliver new sales initiatives that align to our customers’ needs. This has resulted in 50% growth year after year since his start at the company. Manish has over 20 years of experience deploying and positioning enterprise services to Fortune 1000 customers. Prior to Collaborative, he held positions at both large and small sized companies, including SAP, Wells Fargo, and Channel Insight.
Manish has a BA in Finance from the State University of New York at Albany. His hobbies include cooking, coaching his sons’ sports teams, and traveling. He is originally from New York and is based in Pleasanton, California.
Susan is Global Vice President of Delivery at Collaborative. She oversees the delivery of consulting services and drives the company’s commitment to its core delivery values of outstanding customer service, scalable and predictable solutions, sustained services quality, and efficient operations. Susan is a seasoned professional, with over 25 years of experience driving strategy and execution in consulting services. She is a skilled leader who excels at inspiring and motivating her teams and she serves as a trusted advisor to both colleagues and customers. With expertise in a variety of implementation roles, from Project Manager to Executive Sponsor, she has effectively led complex global projects and teams for both commercial and Education and Government customers.
Bonnie is the Chief People Officer at Collaborative. She has over 15 years of experience in human resources and recruiting for high tech software and consulting companies. She is responsible for, and passionate about recruiting and retaining top talent, developing strong company culture and increasing employee performance. She manages our tremendous growth and thrives in translating business goals and objectives into an HR strategy. Her strength is matching great people to great opportunities, creating win/win situations for both employee and company. Prior to Collaborative, Bonnie worked at PeopleSoft, Portal Software, Calico Commerce, and InQuira.
Bonnie holds a Juris Doctor and a BA in Communications. When she’s not managing a busy HR department, she’s managing a busy household running from soccer fields to swim decks to baseball fields. Bonnie is based in Pleasanton, California.
Bobby is Chief Financial Officer at Collaborative. With 15 years of experience in finance, he began his career in higher education software with Blackboard Inc. In 2003, he joined Presidium Inc., a small Education Services start-up. During his eight year tenure, Bobby helped drive Presidium’s growth through strategic financial decision making, which lead to multiple rounds of Venture Capital funding and the eventual merger with then partner Blackboard Inc. From the ground up, he’s developed processes and the respective analytical requirements to drive progressive growth and continues to do so at Collaborative.
Bobby has received his a BA in Economics from George Mason University. Not a stereotypical “bean counter,” he’s been a dedicated surfer for over 20 years and also enjoys writing music and performing the occasional live acoustic set. Bobby is based in Reston, Virginia.
Antonia serves as General Counsel for Collaborative. She began her legal career at a boutique law firm that focused on family law and estate planning in California. After re-locating to Northern Virginia, Antonia held senior legal positions in large and diverse technology companies. As General Counsel, Antonia oversees the legal affairs of the company, manages customer and vendor transactions, and assists with compliance and employment matters.
Antonia holds a Juris Doctor from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law and a BA in Economics from the University of California, Davis. She is licensed to practice law in the State of California and the Commonwealth of Virginia. In her spare time, Antonia enjoys spending time with her husband and two dogs. Her hobbies include traveling, playing the piano, watercolor painting, and CrossFit. Antonia is based in Reston, Virginia.
Ofer is Collaborative Solutions’ Chief Information Officer. In this role, he oversees the company's information systems, technology, and security. Ofer drives the company’s commitment to continually enhance our systems and most importantly, to protect customer data.
Ofer joined Collaborative Solutions in 2008 and quickly built a strong technical team, including integrations, data conversion, and reporting consultants, helping Collaborative Solutions earn its reputation for stellar customer satisfaction. He assumed the responsibilities as our technology and security leader in 2015, managing several significant projects that enhanced our internal and customer data security.
Ofer is an accomplished technical executive with over twenty years of experience managing software implementations, technical support programs, and information security. Prior to joining Collaborative Solutions, Ofer worked for software and consulting companies in the ERP and SaaS spaces, and was involved in many implementation projects with customers across a variety of industries.
Ofer received his Bachelor's degree in Computer Information Systems from the University of South Carolina. He holds a Certified Information Security Systems Professional (CISSP) certification.
Rob is the VP, EMEA region at Collaborative Solutions, and leads the business across sales, marketing and customer success in the region. In this role he is responsible for managing business performance, enabling sustainable growth, and supporting successful delivery of client engagements across the region.
Rob has a passion for delivering value through sustained business transformation programmes underpinned by innovative technology, along with a love for developing teams and businesses. His role at Collaborative enables him to embrace both. Rob draws on his 31 years of experience across senior roles in client, professional services and technology organisations, including Barclays, Rolls Royce, EY, Deloitte, IBM, and SAP, to support the business, his Collaborative team, and customers to be successful.
Rob received his BEng (Bachelor of Engineering) from the University of Portsmouth and lives out in the countryside west of London. When not in the office he can be found running, cycling, or with his wife travelling and enjoying the great outdoors.
Alongside Mark Ohlin, Duane heads up the Collaborative Solutions Asia Pacific operation. With six years’ experience in the Workday Ecosystem and a further 24 helping customers adopt Oracle Applications around the world, Duane brings a unique blend of domain knowledge and global experience to provide guidance to people embarking on enterprise transformation.
Duane is known for his ability to assemble and develop the best and most talented teams in the industry. These teams are responsible for the unmatched track record of successful assignments for both local and international customers.
An avid mountain bike rider and skier, Duane spend as much time as he can at his second home in the Victorian high country. During the Australian summer, he recommends heading to Japan where he and his family often go to escape the heat and hit the snow.
Alongside Duane Goff, Mark heads up the Collaborative Solutions Asia Pacific operation. Together they are responsible for all aspects of Collaborative Solutions’ sales and delivery in the region. Mark is particularly excited by the growth opportunities for our company and Workday across the broader APAC region. He is extremely proud of the team that has delivered outstanding results over the past six years and is looking forward to continuing this momentum in the years ahead.
Mark has now been in the Workday Ecosystem for more than six years. Prior to this, he has 24 years’ experience in ERP systems, focused on Oracle and PeopleSoft applications. He has worked as a Consultant for Tier One Software Vendors and Consulting firms as well as managed application portfolios for large corporates. He is recognised for his calm and common-sense approach and ability to communicate effectively with customer staff from operations to C level.
Mark has a degree in Financial Administration from the University of New England and is a CPA. He enjoys travelling with his wife and various combinations of his four adult children. He spends his leisure time enjoying all forms of water sports and camping.