President & CEO
Rick's expertise in the financial services industry is based on almost twenty years of experience designing, selling & implementing web-based wealth management and financial services solutions for many of North America’s leading banks, life insurance carriers, fund dealers and brokerage firms. Rick works with executive teams to design solutions that drive ROI and support the strategic vision. Rick participates in numerous financial technology steering committees and industry organizations helping to create innovative new solutions to drive the financial technology industry forward. Rick is the founder of Ticoon.
Vice President, Financial Services Solutions
Bob's deep understanding of financial services comes from 20 years working in a variety of roles from software developer to business analyst and product manager, all within the financial services industry. Bob works closely with Ticoon’s clients to design appropriate solutions and to ensure successful implementations. Before joining Ticoon, Bob worked as a Senior Software Developer with Sun Media Inc. where he developed and provided support for his team's projects.
Vice President, Technology
Derek brings more than 16 years of experience in information technology within the financial services sector. Prior to joining Ticoon, Derek was System Architect for Univeris Corporation, a provider of enterprise wealth management software. Derek also served as Director, Architecture and Security for Cartier Partners Financial where he was responsible for managing an infrastructure to service over 3500 financial advisors and staff. Derek is responsible for architecture & design as well as R&D at Ticoon.
Vice President, Client Services
Carol brings 16 years of experience in various positions within the financial technology & services sector. Prior to joining Ticoon, Carol's past experiences include: Account Manager at EDS-Solcorp, Manager at PwC, VP Operations at Financial Concepts and VP Operations at Balanced Planning. In each of these roles, Carol was responsible for technology, transition and implementation, in Canada and US, for back offices, branch offices and advisors. Carol runs the Client Services team at Ticoon.
Manager, Quality Assurance
Mariana has worked in the Canadian financial services industry for almost 10 years in a variety of quality assurance positions. Prior to Ticoon Mariana was with Univeris Corporation where she performed QA analysis in a back office environment. Mariana holds a Bachelor Degree in Computer Engineering from the National University of Mexico and runs Ticoon’s QA team.
Director, Data Engineering
Vesko has been extensively involved in all phases of software development life cycle over the last 14 years, overseeing the planning, logical and physical architecture modeling and design, and development requirements. Vesko’s background includes creation and support for multiple US & Canadian group benefit, accounting and finance technology solutions. Vesko specializes in data aggregation, consolidation and management and runs Ticoon’s data engineering team.