Thought Leaders
Thought Leadership

At PSC, you will only work with high caliber individuals who are not only smart, but incredibly talented and driven as well. Our people help to provide our clients with the best possible consulting experience, and set us apart from the competition.

Brad Balassaitis
Follow Me: @balassaitis

Brad Balassaitis is an IBM Champion for Collaboration Solutions and a Senior Consultant in the Collaboration practice at PSC Group. He has 17 years of experience developing innovative Notes/Domino applications and primarily works with XPages. He developed an application that was a finalist for a Lotus Award and contributed a database with several Dojo Data Grid samples in XPages to OpenNTF.

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Kathy Brown
Follow Me: @IamKathyBrown

Kathy has been a Senior Consultant with PSC since 2012, primarily focusing on developing XPages applications for PSC’s national client base. Working out of New Hampshire, Kathy has been working with IBM Notes since 1995. She has presented at numerous industry conferences, including Lotusphere and writes for various industry publications. Kathy has a B.A. in Music from New York University.

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Mike De Haan

Mike has been a Senior Solution Architect at PSC since 2011. Having participated in the improvement of several open source projects including Grails, Spring Roo and Ant, Mike is currently working to implement a solution using Groovy/Grails to simplify business workflow and create a flexible, future-proof system for the Medicaid industry.       

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Cole Francis

Cole has over 20 years of professional, hands-on experience in the IT Consulting Industry, including a decade of 'Big-Four' Consulting Management experience. During his career, he has co-authored and contributed to several technical books, had his work featured in a Microsoft Case Study and has won a Bronze Stevie Award for his pivotal work on PSC's "Selection Modeler" Project for Wheels, Inc. Cole has a B.S. in Computer Information Systems from DeVry.

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John Head
Follow Me: @johnhead

John Head is PSC's Chief Evangelist. He evangelizes and works with our customers on their application lifecycle, especially around application modernization and migration. John has spoken at over 100 conferences and user groups since he joined PSC in 2000, covering topics of strategy, innovation, technology solutions and customer stories. He is a dual IBM Champion with Collaboration and Cloud. John is also very involved in the STEM/STEAM efforts in Chicagoland as a former executive board member of Lumity and a current board member of the YWCA of Metropolitan Chicago.

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Jeannie Herrington

Jeannie has been a Technical Consultant with PSC since 2012. Her expertise is with SharePoint specializing in training, administration and helping customers better manage business process utilizing forms and workflow. She utilizes applications such as InfoPath, Nintex Workflow and Forms and SharePoint Designer to drive the solutions she proudly delivers. Jeannie has several certifications in SharePoint and Office 365, is a graduate from Missouri Western State University and has an M.A. from Norwich University.

See Jeannie's blog at: SharePointJeannie

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Chris Johnson
Follow Me: @cjohnsonO365

Chris is a Microsoft MVP in Office 365 and SharePoint development and has been designing and building solutions on Microsoft platforms for nearly a decade.  A skilled architect and speaker, he's been featured speaking at Microsoft Ignite and Nintex InspireX national conferences as well as at local Office 365 and SharePoint events and conferences like SharePointFest Chicago and Cloud/SharePoint Saturday.

Chris is the Director of Business Solutions at PSC, and you can find his blog at

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Tim Murphy
Follow Me: @twmurph

Tim is a Solutions Architect for PSC Group, LLC. He has been an IT consultant since 1999 specializing in Microsoft technologies. Along with running the Chicago Information Technology Architects Group and speaking on Microsoft and architecture topics he was also contributing author on "The Definitive Guide to the Microsoft Enterprise Library".

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Mark Roden
Follow Me: @markyroden

Dr. Mark Roden is a Principal Architect at PSC Group with the primary responsibility of enabling delivery excellence and business development through the use of emerging technologies. Mark is a multi-discipline Technical Evangelist and contributor to the Microsoft Office Developer and IBM Cloud communities. Mark has worked in many varied facets of enterprise IT, but gets the most enjoyment from enabling others.

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Michael Springer
Follow Me: @dynamikescrm

Michael Springer began working for PSC in 2008. Michael is a certified Dynamics CRM Senior Consultant and has been managing PSC’s Sandler Training Framework CRM add-on solution. He has spoken at industry events such as eXtreme CRM and his local chapter of the Dynamics CRM User Group (CRMUG). Mike’s passion is utilizing Dynamics CRM to solve real-world business problems and he is constantly seeking ways to make using Dynamics easier and more enjoyable for end users. Mike graduated with a B.S. in Management from Northern Illinois University.

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Jim Vaselopulos
Follow Me: @jim_vas

Jim is a Senior Vice President with PSC and has worked with us since 2000. His expertise as a rainmaker and business development innovator has brought many exciting projects to PSC. Jim has served as an interim CIO and strategic business consultant to many organizations. Frequently called upon for speaking engagements, he has brought his knowledge and personal flair to presentations at industry organizations, executive events and prestigious educational institutions. Jim is a graduate of the University of Illinois with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and has earned an MBA from Marquette University in Milwaukee.

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Pat Terry

Pat Terry is an experienced SharePoint professional with years of experience in supporting SharePoint implementations back to MOSS '07 and currently SharePoint Online and Office 365. Pat’s core focus in SharePoint has been Enterprise Content Management. Pat has also successfully planned and performed a number of large scale migrations and upgrades for a number of PSC's clients.


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