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Focused Team Approach Leaves You with a Net Brain Gain
Our commitment to Net Brain Gain is the way the Incisive Analytics, LLC team brings big value to any project. IA’s team members apply their proven experience and expertise in partnership with your team members. We believe this provides our clients a more personalized experience and enables us to achieve a level of Net Brain Gain about which our clients rave.
Our team brings unsurpassed complementary skills and experience in Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, Data Management, Data Integration and Statistical Modeling. We have proven expertise in applied project management, Data Governance and strategic planning, plus knowledge and experience in Higher Education, Real Estate, Insurance, Business, Financial Services and Health Care.
Team Profile: Here Are a Few of Our Leaders
Macy Rudolph Konneker
Chief Executive Officer
Macy brings nearly 40 years of executive leadership to Incisive Analytics. As a seasoned leader, Macy is the high spirit "can get it done and get it done well" attitude that clients enjoy. It's not all work at Incisive Analytics - Macy is the perfect example of strong work ethic wrapped in fun to produce an exciting business intelligence solution!
Chris specializes in Analytics, Business Intelligence and Data Warehouse solutions. She is an improvement catalyst who applies Business Intelligence strategy for performance improvement. Chris has over 20 years of data experience on a broad range of technical platforms. Clients rave about her blend of business acumen, technical architect and trainer skills. Clients ask Chris to conceptualize the BI solution, then architect, construct and implement that solution. She is a seasoned Business Intelligence solution architect, an applied statistician and a former college professor. She currently leads Incisive Analytics’ technical deployment team and is a faculty member for The Data Warehouse Institute as well as a channel expert for the B-eye-NETWORK. Chris is an Ohio University Bobcat, having studied Computer and Information Systems and Applied Statistics in her undergraduate, Master's and Doctoral programs in Athens, Ohio.
Chief Financial Officer
Jamie is a financial efficiency expert and audit specialist with 25 years of experience in multiple industries including professional services consulting. As CFO, she draws on her background in contract management, tax preparation, collections and financial management to maintain the high ethical and professional standards our clients expect. Jamie has been a finance and cash manager for professional services firms as well as a controller for large retail companies. Jamie oversees all accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, cash management, risk management and insurance policy acquisition at Incisive Analytics. She is a former college professor and serves on several community boards in greater Cleveland. Jamie holds an A.A.B. from Washington State Community College and a B.B.A. from Ohio University in Athens.
Chief Data Scientist
Anne specializes in enterprise Business Intelligence, Data Governance, marketing analytics and data management solutions. She has over two decades of analytical data management experience across a broad range of clientele. Anne has extensive experience in building new organizations to implement and sustain BI solutions and has leveraged Business Intelligence technology and information assets to enhance business profitability and compliance. During her corporate career as a Senior Vice President for Data Governance, Strategic Analytics and Business Intelligence, Anne established and led strategic analytics programs, Business Intelligence programs for risk management, corporate Data Governance teams, Data Stewardship and Data Integrity programs. She holds a Six Sigma Black Belt, a member of the Data Governance Professionals organization (DGPO), and teaches graduate analytics courses in national and international universities. A published author who holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from The University of Akron.
Director of Client Relations
Melanie manages client relations and works to maintain the highest standard of communication and integrity between the client and IA consultants. She is trained in Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) and holds an M.A. from New York University and an M.DIV. from Virginia Theology Seminary.
Senior Technical Architect
Rich leads Incisive Analytics data integration teams with over 30 years of multi-platform and multi-database experience. He is deeply experienced in Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, IBM DB2, Informix and Ingres databases to name a few. Rich's passion is constant knowledge transfer and best practice adoption. He focuses on data integration, error control and setting some of the smartest data mouse traps! Insurance, banking and financials and higher education are sweet spot industries for Rich. He received his B.S. in Mathematics and Computer Science from the University of Illinois and is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP).
Rodney Barrington, Jr
Senior Technical Architect
Rod is a combination of finance wizard and super programmer. He often writes code for some of Incisive Analytics' most challenging mathematical assignments in finance and insurance earned premium calculations. With over 20 years of experience, he hasn't seen a math problem he didn't like. Rod is an expert in Kimball star schema design and works in Microsoft SQL Server, IBM DB2, Informix and Oracle databases. He received a B.A. in Mathematics from Ohio Wesleyan University, an M.S. in Resource Management from Syracuse University and an M.B.A. from Cleveland State University. Rod is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and is a ICCP Certified Systems Professional (CSP).
Senior Technical Architect
Merwin Sterling is experienced in Data Warehousing, ETL architecture, design, administration, and development. He has worked on a variety of business analysis, functional requirements gathering, and data analysis projects in telecommunications, finance, banking, manufacturing, energy and insurance. He has extensive technical experience and over 10 years' experience extracting and transforming data from source systems. Merwin’s hands-on experience with the BI tools Oracle, Cognos, Power Analyzer, Hyperion Essbase, Brio, Crystal Reports, and Business Objects makes him essential to his team. Merwin is the resident expert in 5+TB sized data warehouse.
Senior Technical Architect
Raj brings 10 years of experience to client engagements along with Microsoft Certified Developer credentials. He has strong leadership and work ethic in "getting to done." As a seasoned data integration developer, Raj knows how to modularize code packages and drive efficiency. Just like his last name, Raj's data integration code is sweet as Kandi! He earned his B.Tech. degree in Computer Science from the University of South India. Raj works in insurance, banking and finance, higher education and retail sales industries.
Senior Technical Consultant
Erik is the "go to guy" for everything technology. His super skills are honed at problem solving quickly so that BI deployments go smoothly. Drawing from knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server, Netezza and Oracle databases, not only can Erik work in ETL tools such as Microsoft SSIS, but he can manage and manipulate the Semantic Layer as well. His experience includes over 2 years of managing an OBIEE Repository for clients including data-driven hierarchies, advanced calculations and using Initialization Block variables to create dynamic saved filters. Applying the semantic layer to reporting, Erik can build meaningful, multi-layered dashboards and reports not only in OBIEE, but in Microsoft SSRS and Tableau. Erik is a graduate of The University of Akron and has worked in technology over 8 years.
Melissa loves data! She is an expert in data management and deriving analytical value from mounds of data. Her experience in higher education registration and records data is exemplary, particularly with PeopleSoft Campus Solutions. She works and leads cross functional teams of data experts working with ITS and data warehouse teams to aid in the development and validation of organizational performance measurements. She often champions new ways of using data to address an organization's most challenging problems. Melissa earned a BBA degree from Bowing Green State University.