Leadership

Meet the experienced management team driving the BDM IT Solution Inc. forward.

Marcel Huel

President and Chief Executive Officer

As Chief Executive Officer, Marcel Huel brings more than 30 years Healthcare IT experience to BDM IT Solutions Inc. Marcel held several software development and client service roles with the former BDM Information Systems Ltd. and was the Chief Architect and an Inventor of the former BDM RxTFC pharmacy application known today as BDM Pharmacy.

While at BDM, Marcel became the Vice President of Research and Development responsible for all R&D, customization, and software development initiatives with BDM. After BDM was acquired by GE, Marcel led the worldwide operations for both the GE Pharmacy and Lab IT businesses as the General Manager. Marcel was responsible for all Pharmacy and Lab business operations including Software Development, Client Services and Client Support for the business worldwide clients and staff including multi-development and service centers.

John Frail

Vice President - Marketing, Sales and Business Development

John brings 25 years of experience in the health care information technology business and is currently responsible for the execution of the sales strategy. In this role John is responsible for leading all solution and services sales, marketing strategy and initiatives and business development activities.

Prior to assuming this role he was responsible for the success of the national Pharmacy and Lab sales teams at GE Healthcare, where under John’s direction, revenues in those healthcare IT areas hit record numbers.

John joined BDM in 1989 and has dedicated his entire career to BDM IT Solutions Inc products, services and clients in both Canada and the US.

Pat Jefcoat

Vice President - Implementation and Quality Services

Pat is responsible for Service resources involved in BDM Pharmacy implementation projects including new implementations, upgrades and development for the existing install base. Pat is the Subject Matter Expert for the BDM Pharmacy product and all related implementation processes. She has been working with BDM Pharmacy since 1982 and has over 30 years experience in implementing pharmacy systems. She oversees and assures implementations are on-time and successful through the use of industry standards and principles. Pat has dedicated the past 30+ years of her professional career to healthcare and pharmacy information project management, training, customer implementation and practice.

Armand Sewell

Vice President - Support Services and Software Development

With well over a decade of Healthcare IT experience, Armand is dedicated to developing products that complement and improve the way Healthcare professionals provide care to their patients. As technology transforms the delivery of care, finding innovative and secure ways to provide real time data to clinicians on a multitude of devices is a driving force for Armand and the BDM IT Solutions Inc. team.

Armand holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Saskatchewan. He leads the technical support, custom software and R&D teams at BDM IT Solutions Inc. These knowledgeable and energetic teams of professionals are dedicated to customer satisfaction and developing leading edge software solutions.

Laurienne Thesen

Director of Product Portfolios

As the Director of Product Portfolios, Laurienne draws on her 18 years of professional experience to solve problems in the healthcare industry through the use of technology.  Laurienne is responsible for all product management including strategy and changes to products or service offerings.  Laurienne is also a key contributor to the design of each successive version of the BDM Pharmacy and AXIS systems - as well as the development of new modules.  She is also heavily involved with the implementations of our AXIS products.

Laurienne has been working with the BDM system since 2007 starting as a Clinical Application Specialist.  Prior to working with BDM, Laurienne gained industry experience working as an inventory specialist for the United States Navy.  She also worked in a number of roles at the Geisinger Medical Center including implementing their Pharmacy system as well as serving as the lead team member from the Pharmacy group to build their enterprise hospital system.

Greg Mills

Director of Services

Greg is a senior member of the Implementation and Quality Services Team involved in new implementations and continuing development of the existing install base.  Greg is BDM's key Subject Matter Expert and go-to person.  He is able to assure an on-time successful implementation through the use of industry standards and principles along with 16 years of experience in implementing pharmacy systems.  He continues to work with the customer post-installation to provide ongoing support for additional development and to assure the appropriate support service is being provided in a timely manner.

Greg has been working with the BDM system since 1996 when he joined the team as a support analyst.  After three years he was promoted to Senior Application Specialist and has been a part of several implementations across North America.

Shaun Huel, CPA, CMA

Controller

Shaun began working with BDM products in a sales role when he joined GE Healthcare as an inside sales representative for both their Pharmacy and Lab IT businesses.  Shaun quickly found success with GE, winning the USCAN President's Award as one of their top salespersons in his first year.  When BDM purchased the Pharmacy business he transitioned into the business side of operations, starting as BDM's Contract Administrator and Finance Analyst.  As Controller, Shaun is connected into many of BDM's functions and he strives to develop strong relationships with both customers and vendors.  He is involved in many different areas including contracting and financial reporting.

Shaun graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with a Bachelor of Commerce and a major in accounting; his degree was awarded with distinction.  He has completed the CMA Strategic Leadership Program and was named Class Valedictorian and won the President's Gold Medal.  He currently holds a CPA, CMA designation.