Richard Van Deventer, CEO
Richard has been with CSAT Solutions since 2008. Prior to joining the company, Richard spent over 35 years in various roles in Sales, Marketing and General Management with several public and private companies in the packaging, transportation safety, automotive and office products industries. Richard’s background also includes prior executive leadership responsibility for several private equity portfolio companies owned by Lincolnshire Management, Jordan Industries, and an angel investment group from Providence, RI. Richard holds a BA in Economics from Colgate University and an MBA from Northern Illinois University.
Paul McCutcheon, President
Paul is president of CSAT Solutions and was the founder of the predecessor company of Computer Technology Solutions (CTS). Since 1992, Paul had built a successful business providing Repair Services and Reverse Logistics Services to key electronics customers worldwide. Prior to founding CTS, Paul served as Service Engineering Manager at Texas Instruments and later as WW Services Manager at Texas Instruments. Paul holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science from Louisiana State University.
Chris Tiesman, CFO
Chris has been with CSAT Solutions since 2013 and brings over fifteen years of experience in senior level finance and accounting roles. His former employers include IFCO Systems, Metis CFO Partners, Phillips Petroleum Company, and GE Capital. Chris has experience in the fields of logistics, manufacturing, distribution, oil & gas (upstream and downstream), chemicals/plastics, and financial asset management. He has a Bachelor of Economics Degree and an MBA from Texas A&M University. Chris has been a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Texas since 1996.
David Koopmans, CIO
David has been with CSAT Solutions since 2014. Prior to joining the company, David spent over 21 years in the commercial airline industry. David held various senior level IT positions with JetBlue, ExpressJet, and Continental Airlines supporting mission critical operations. David attended Lone Star College in Texas.
Gordon Mackenzie, Vice President Technology
Gordon has been with CSAT Solutions since 2006, previously having served as VP Engineering and Quality. Prior to joining the company Gordon held senior executive and leadership positions with Motorola, COHU and Jabil, across the product life cycle, from product development, engineering, marketing, operations and customer product/service support. Gordon has a strong record of building and leading successful organizations focused on customer satisfaction and leveraging new technologies. Gordon graduated with EE from Caledonian University and computer studies from University of West Scotland.
Jim Nolet, Vice President Engineering and Quality
Jim joined the organization in 2018 as Vice President of Engineering and Quality. Jim has over 20 years in leadership positions in consumer electronics and reverse logistics industries. His most recent role was Vice President of Global Engineering Services at Hewlett Packard Enterprises. Jim holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Lowell University and an MBA from Northeastern University.
Joe Olmeda, Vice President Operations
Joe Olmeda joined the organization as Vice President of Operations in 2018. Joe has over 20 years in leadership positions in the electronics and medical equipment industries. His most recent role was General Manager and Vice President of Manufacturing at BSN Medical. Joe holds a Bachelor of Science from the United States Military Academy at West Point
Anh Duong, Business Unit Vice President
Anh has been with CSAT Solutions since 2009 with diversified experience in utilizing Six Sigma methodologies in solving operation and process issues. Prior to joining CSAT Solutions, Anh managed and directed a wide range of business Transformation and Continuous Improvement projects at Motorola and Sprint. Anh holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from San Jose State University and a MS in Operations and Technology Management from Illinois Institute of Technology.
Brian MacKinlay, Vice President Human Resources
Brian has been with CSAT Solutions for 5 years and has over 15 years total experience in HR leadership roles. Prior to joining the company, Brian held positions at various technology companies including Samsung Austin Semiconductor, Celerity, and Kinetics. Brian holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from the University of Phoenix.
Mike Gilon, Managing Director for Salem Operations
Mike has been with CSAT Solutions since 2001. He has performed several roles, including Director of Engineering, Engineering Manager and Program Manager. Mike holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Technology and is the Corporate Certified Instructor for IPC 610, IPC 7711/7721 and Powered Industrial Truck – OSHA Requirements.