Alan Kahn is a Managing Partner of AKA Enterprise Solutions. Alan brings over 20 years’ experience in professional consulting and management to AKA where he focuses on growing the company by developing long-term relationships with clients and partners, while overseeing business development and strategic planning. Alan has been instrumental in guiding the company towards greater vertical focus and expanding AKA’s offerings.
Alan is President of InterDyn and Chairman and Founder of Dynamics Global Partners (DGP), both global organizations of independently owned Dynamics consultancies, who work collaboratively solving common business problem, sharing information, expertise, and resources where appropriate.
Alan holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Rutgers University in New Jersey. He is a member of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) and the International Technology Association (ITA). He is an active contributor on Microsoft Advisory Councils and has been recognized by Microsoft for his significant contributions, having been awarded their coveted Eagle Award in 2001 and 2005. Alan also serves as an industry expert for several industry journals and trade publications.
Jack Ades is a Managing Partner of AKA Enterprise Solutions, overseeing all aspects of the company’s business strategy. Jack sets the overall direction and growth strategy, including product and service offerings, vertical markets, and talent acquisition. Much of his focus is on AKA’s marketing, ensuring the company continuously improves its brand communication, lead generation, content-based inbound marketing, and social media presence. For over 25 years his passion for empowering individuals and companies through technology has grown AKA from tech start-up into a leading worldwide provider of high quality business consulting services
Jack holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the George Washington University School of Engineering in Washington D.C. He speaks at local and national business and software conferences and serves on multiple CEO peer advisory groups. He has twice been awarded the coveted Eagle Award in 2001 and 2005 by Microsoft for his valued partnership and contributions to the business information technology industry.
Michelle Hofstetter is the CFO at AKA Enterprise Solutions. In this role, she provides the AKA executive team with timely and accurate financial reporting, ongoing cash flow management and projections, and oversight over accounting and finance operations. Michelle also offers broad management, operations, internal control, and strategic advice to management.
Michelle has extensive experience in a wide range of leadership, management and advisory positions. She has represented companies in a variety of industries including Yorktel, a global provider of visual communications services and solutions; The Halo Group, Inc., an independent marketing communications and branding agency, and Vanguard Holdings, Inc. and Subsidiaries, the parent company to Vanguard Research, Inc., a precious metals manufacturing company, and People Management, Inc., a Professional Employer Organization (PEO).
Michelle holds a Bachelor of Science, with Honors in Accounting from The City University of New York (CUNY) – College of Staten Island. She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with a CGMA designation, and is a member of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and the New York State Society of CPAs (NYSSCPA). Michelle is also a member of American Mensa.
Jim Bretschneider is the EVP of Sales and Marketing at AKA Enterprise Solutions and is responsible for the continued expansion of AKA’s sales and marketing initiatives to achieve significant growth in revenue and profitability within key vertical markets and the Microsoft Dynamics ERP and CRM product lines. Jim brings over eighteen years of management experience and a superior track record for accelerating growth and increasing software sales through vertical market strategy.
Jim’s executive leadership experience includes building and improving professional services organizations as well as selling and delivering advanced business solutions based on Microsoft Dynamics. Having served as managing director at Columbus IT USA Inc., he brings an extensive background in building successful sales teams and producing rapid and profitable growth. Bretschneider brings extensive experience in strategic account engagement and management, business and IT consulting for Fortune 500 and global companies and sales and implementation of Microsoft Dynamics Business Solutions in the USA, Europe and Asia.
Ronald Haantjes is the Vice President of Client Relations. In this role Ronald works directly with our clients and business partners to get the most value out of their Microsoft Dynamics business solution. He also leads AKA’s Managed Services team and is involved in the growth of our Microsoft Dynamics AX team through hiring and development programs.
Ronald’s specialties include: ERP Consulting, Supply Chain Management Consulting, Business Management Consulting, Integrations, Web Services, Leadership and Consulting Management. He has been working with customers nationally and internationally in many different industries such as Life Science Industry, Manufacturing, Distribution, Retail, Oil & Gas, Financial Services and Public Sector.
Ronald has been in the ERP space for the last 25 years. He advanced from being a road warrior, implementing and managing projects to business management in ERP and in the AX space since 2004 where he has been active with recruiting and building effective organizations. Ronald has been named a MVP for Baan and Vis.align when they were awarded Best in Show by CRN for successful Dynamics AX (Axapta) implementation at an International CPG Company.
Manpreet Kalsi is the Vice President of consulting at AKA Enterprise Solutions and is responsible for successful delivery of all the projects to our clients. Mr. Kalsi brings more than 19 years of progressive experience in strategic leadership, client management, business development, vendor management, product development, program/project management and technical management to AKA Enterprise Solutions.
Manpreet has built and nurtured numerous professional services and product development organizations in his career. He has extensive experience in ERP Implementations and is a thought leader in defining implementation methodologies and best practices.
Manpreet holds a Bachelor of Technology in Engineering from the National Institute of Technology in India. He is a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and a Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP).