Minneapolis, Minn. (January 16, 2018) – Tamarack Consulting, a leader in providing independent software solutions in the equipment finance and commercial lending industry, has filled five new positions adding more than 80 combined years of experience to its team.
"As we continue to grow, we recognize the importance of recruiting experts in our industry who are as committed as we are, to providing unparalleled service to our clients," said Daniel Nelson, owner and president at Tamarack. "I am confident these five, highly-skilled individuals will help as we remain dedicated to exceeding our client’s expectations.”
With three decades of experience, Darren Tauer joins Tamarack as a senior consultant. Tauer, a portfolio management systems expert and seasoned back office solution architect, has previously held positions at International Decision Systems (IDS), Farm Credit Leasing and TCF Equipment Finance.
Chad Carlson joins the Tamarack team as professional services manager, where he will put his more than 12 years of experience to work overseeing Tamarack’s growing professional services team. Carlson held past positions at Meritain Health as a development/team lead and, prior to that, IDS where he worked directly with lenders and lessors supporting their loan/lease portfolio management system, InfoLease.
“Our solution architects are key in creating seamless, integrated software solutions that deliver brilliant customer experiences for all of our clients,” said Kristian Dolan, owner and solution architect, at Tamarack. “We are thrilled to add three more experts to our solution architect team."
Bringing more than 10 years of experience to Tamarack, Jeff Heidman has been working in the lending and leasing industry with an in-depth focus on loan and lease origination. Prior to joining Tamarack as solution architect, Heidman previously served in similar positions at Linedata Captialstream and M&T Bank.
With past positions at IDS, Bank of the West, and GenPact, Christy Kusilek brings more than 10 years of leasing and lending origination expertise to Tamarack in her new position as solution architect. Kusilek will be instrumental in helping as Tamarack continues to roll-out its Salesforce.com Loan/Lease Accelerator.
A financial industry veteran since 1997, Tom Claeson has spent more than seven years working with the Salesforce.com platform while at Cargill and Magnet 360. As solution architect at Tamarack he will utilize his past experience with Salesforce.com and financial systems to develop technical solutions for Tamarack’s clients.
"Our clients value not only our technical expertise but also the industry knowledge and first-hand experience with best practices, that we are able to offer our clients. We are confident that all of our team members and clients will agree, the addition of this group of seasoned lending/leasing experts reflects our continued commitment to our clients and the industry."
About the Tamarack Consulting
Headquartered in Minneapolis, MN, Tamarack provides software solutions for the equipment finance and commercial lending industry. As a Salesforce.com Cloud Alliance partner, Tamarack offers complete Salesforce origination systems, Lessee and B2B portals, and number lending/leasing “Apps.” It also provides portfolio management selection, implementation and integration expertise for applications such as InfoLease/Rapport and others. Ranked on the Inc5000 fastest growing companies in 2016 and 2017 and 19 on the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal Fast50, Tamarack provides innovative products and services backed by a highly-experienced team. For more information, please visit tamarackconsulting.com.