Julie Gontarek, chief financial officer of Kraft, joined the firm in 1997 as its second employee.
In addition, Julie serves as Director of our Cloud practice line, which includes NetSuite and Adaptive Insights, as well as of our Epicor practice. In her 18 years with the firm, she has overseen many of the firm’s largest ERP implementations as well as managed a wide variety of custom development projects related to our customers’ ERP and other business systems.
As a practice director, Julie ensures that quality consulting and management services are provided to our clients. A natural project manager, Julie’s leadership and deep product expertise makes her an authority on implementation management, application design and development, end-user testing and training, and on-going support.
In addition to implementation and support services, Julie has also worked with many customers to evaluate and ‘revamp’ their current ERP systems and has led numerous assessment projects to assist customers with the selection of a new ERP solution.
Julie has also managed an extensive list of custom development opportunities, related to ERP and other business systems. For these projects, Julie helped design the solution, document the design, coordinate development resources, facilitate unit and end user testing, and manage the deployment to production.
Julie graduated, Summa Cum Laude, from Washington and Lee University in 1994 with a Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science and a concentration in Accounting. Prior to Kraft, Julie worked in the audit department of Deloitte & Touche in Washington, D.C. where she became a certified public accountant.