Welcome to Explorer Software 2021 User Conference

Connections Online is a global online experience with innovative keynotes, multiple sessions, and training workshops across 18 content tracks.

With presentations from JDM Technology Group and Explorer Software leaders sharing our vision, insights, and latest innovations.

Register now for full access to keynote and training sessions.

To register, send an email to connections@explorer-software.com with your full name and company name.

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Welcome to Explorer Software 2021 User Conference

Connections Online is a global online experience with innovative keynotes, multiple sessions, and training workshops across 18 content tracks.

With presentations from JDM Technology Group and Explorer Software leaders sharing our vision, insights, and latest innovations.

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Staff

Meet our team of experts! Our staff proudly represents Explorer software and have worked hard to incorporate their experience in the construction industry and knowledge of Eclipse into their amazing sessions.

Mark Liss
Mark LissChief Commercial Officer

Mark graduated from Adams State College in Colorado with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. Shortly thereafter Mark earned his Certified Public Accounting (CPA) designation while working for the public accounting firm Touche Ross. Upon leaving public accounting, Mark worked as the controller for a two different construction companies – first in Colorado and then in Arizona. He was also part owner of a construction company for several years.

Mark joined Explorer Software in November 2009 as the Director of Construction Solutions. He immediately became involved in the direction of the software and has worked hard to ensure the needs of our contractors are being met. Mark has spent much of his time on the road visiting with customers, keeping the lines of communication open and assisting in product demonstrations. Active involvement in various professional construction organizations has helped him stay on top of the changing environment.

In June 2014, Mark was appointed President of the Explorer Software Group. In September 2019, Mark was appointed Chief Commercial Officer. Today, Mark oversees the commercial success of JDM’s companies globally.

Carmen Greene
Carmen GreenePresident

Carmen holds a Canadian CPA, CGA designation; an Applied BBA in Accounting & IT from SAIT (Southern Alberta Institute of Technology) and a Management Certificate in Professional Accounting, with Honours, from BCIT (BC Institute of Technology).

Prior to joining Explorer in 2016, Carmen was Construction Controller for one of Western Canada’s largest private developers. She previously held Controller positions at two Lower Mainland heavy-construction firms where she was also a customer of Explorer’s. She has over 13 years’ senior experience in the construction industry. Prior to this, she gained valuable financial experience working in higher education, not-for-profit, manufacturing, and public practice sectors.

As VP, Finance & Administration, she was responsible for the Explorer Finance and HR teams as well as working with the Executive team to improve operational efficiencies, performance and reporting. She was also a key member of the team implementing several North America acquisitions since 2017.

Carmen was appointed President of Explorer Software in August, 2019, where she will continue to focus on the ongoing success of Explorer Software.

Steve Maughan
Steve MaughanVP, Operations

With over 30 years of experience in leadership and technology, Steve has brought a level of technological expertise that has helped keep Explorer at the forefront of IT best practices. Today, Steve serves as the VP of Operations and the Director of IT for Explorer. He is responsible for North American and South American Support and IT Operations. Steve holds a Master’s Degree in Computer Science and Technical Management.

Sam Lacy
Sam LacyDirector, Customer Service

Sam has over twenty five years of service in all facets of Construction Software and Technology. He joined Explorer Software in 2007, when Explorer acquired TSC Solutions. Sam has extensive leadership and field level experience. He has been involved in large scale software implementations, and various software development initiatives. Today, he is responsible for customer support at Explorer Software. He is diligent and passionate about our products and our customers.

Sally Felgnar
Sally FelgnarDirector, Implementations

Sally achieved her CGA (Certified General Accountant) designation in 1987. Early work experience included positions from Project Accountant to Controller for 7-Eleven (Corporate, Canada), First City Developments and Cross Developments. She joined The Conac Group in 1997, where she gained extensive experience in product development, systems design, testing, implementation, training and documentation. In 2003, Sally joined a local distributor of Timberline software, where she was involved in client consultation, implementation and custom report writing.

Sally came to Explorer Software Group in September 2004 as a Systems Support Specialist. She provided pre-sales support, including RFP analysis and response, product demonstrations of Explorer Contract Manager and Pivot, and helped to develop a sales and demonstration database. She has since been involved with direct customer support, Quality Assurance, testing and documentation, and served several years as Operations Controller.

Today, Sally is the Director of Professional Services, providing direction and support to Explorer’s training and implementation teams. Sally is an important member of the Explorer management team.

Rosie Ball
Rosie BallManager of Construction Solutions

Rosie graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design and Fine Arts. With over thirty years in the construction industry in various roles from project management to accounting she has been able to provide insight and guidance for the design and development of Eclipse and other software. Before joining Explorer, she worked in support, implementation, and was a Business Analyst for our sister company, Computer Guidance. Rosie is the Manager of Construction Solutions and her 19 years in ERP construction specific software have been invaluable to the Explorer Software team since 2010.

Paul Rimmert
Paul RimmertSenior Implementation Specialist

Paul is a Senior Implementation Specialist and joined Explorer Software in December 2005. He graduated from Lakeland College in Wisconsin with a BA in Accounting with minors in Business Administration and Economics. He began his career in the construction industry in 1991 working as a Controller for a specialty contractor in Wisconsin. During his time there, he was the primary resource for implementing TCMS software for the company.

In 1999, he started working for Ferrell Companies, the developer of TCMS, in Software Support and Training/Implementation areas. He managed the support department for 2 years for Ferrell Companies.

In 2005, Ferrell Companies was sold to Explorer and Paul began his current career with Explorer Software. Since March of 2006, he has been a key member of the Implementation Services team, assisting in successful implementations of Eclipse for customers across the US. Paul is based near Des Moines, Iowa, USA.

Mark Skorcz
Mark SkorczSenior Implementation Specialist

Mark joined Explorer Software in February 2010, working as a Senior Implementation Specialist. Before joining the Explorer Team, he spent over twenty years in the Homebuilding industry, working for various regional homebuilders as Purchasing Manager, Systems Analyst and IT Director. He has extensive experience in construction software implementations, working for both homebuilding and software development companies.

Mark holds a Masters of Business Administration degree from Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio and a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Notre Dame. Mark is based near Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.

Fawn Airhart
Fawn AirhartImplementation Specialist

Fawn graduated from Kaplan University, a subsidiary of University of Alabama, with a BA in Accounting, then worked at Brown & Root (what became KBR) for over 16 years. While at KBR she led multiple ERP implementation specializing in Payroll, General Accounting, Cost Accounting, and Project Accounting, with experience in SOx, IFRS, consolidations, and multi-currency companies. Fawn implemented ERPs such SAP, Oracle (EBS), JD Edwards, Peoplesoft, Hyperion Suites, Salesforce, OBIEE, along with many others.

When Fawn left KBR she went to CCS (Canadian Crude Separators – a Canadian fracking company) where she was the US Implementation Lead, successfully implemented Oracle – Peoplesoft. Subsequently as an independent consultant Fawn implemented ERP systems within the oil and gas industry as well as the energy sector.

Most recently she provided implementation consulting services through CFO Suite, successfully implemented Explorer Eclipse at a large electrical infrastructure construction company.

In November 2019 Fawn joined the Explorer Implementation Services Team where her extensive consulting background will provide analysis and recommendations best suited to the client’s unique needs. Fawn is based near Houston, Texas, USA.

Megan Kensett
Megan KensettImplementation Specialist

Megan joined Explorer in May 2017 as a System Support Specialist and has honed her Eclipse knowledge providing invaluable customer assistance and building strong relationships with the Eclipse user base. She moved to the Eclipse Implementation Services team in March 2020, bringing her extensive support skills to assist clients implementing Eclipse.

Her strong background in accounting with obtaining her Certified Payroll Manager designation in 2005, brings a depth of knowledge to the Implementation team, especially in the area of Canadian Payroll and Human Resource. Megan has 25 years of experience as both a senior level HR/Payroll Administrator and Staff Accountant for various companies in the Financial Management, Education sector and Civil Construction sector. Megan is based near Vancouver, BC, Canada