ABOUT US

Founded in 1974, CMiC today delivers the most comprehensive and advanced enterprise and field operations solutions, purpose-built for construction and capital projects companies. CMiC’s powerful software transforms how firms optimize productivity, minimize risk and drive growth by planning and managing all financials, projects, resources, and content assets—all from a SINGLE DATABASE PLATFORM.

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In the past several years, the construction industry has experienced unprecedented changes—driven by new technologies, including integration with multi-dimensional modeling, an explosion of cloud-based offerings and the demand for robust mobile capabilities. CMiC has kept pace by constantly upgrading and enhancing our advanced platform to reflect the changing needs of the industry. To match a broad spectrum of IT requirements, CMiC can be deployed as an on-premise platform, as a service (Platform-as-a-Service, or PaaS) or as part of a multi-tenanted Cloud environment. In addition, CMiC’s suite includes a mobile solution that extends its comprehensive functionality and ease-of-use to smartphones and tables—for anytime, anywhere access.

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A truly strategic enterprise solution won’t just enable your employees to work efficiently in the back office and in the field. It will also set the stage for future growth and expansion —at little to no added overhead cost—by leveraging the same platform for financial controls, resource and asset management, and project delivery. The benefits of an enterprise-level, single database platform extend beyond data conflicts. A system that captures and organizes data from every department in the same way allows your leadership team to draw richer insights from all the data—in real time.

When your team can successfully complete critical business functions as the number of projects expands, your organization can grow without the traditional burdens of scale. Having more data doesn’t slow down your ability to analyze it; it only makes your data more robust, your analyses more insightful and your decisions better informed and more actionable.

LEADERSHIP TEAM

Gord Rawlins
President & Chief Executive Officer

Gord Rawlins

President & Chief Executive Officer

As President & CEO of CMiC since 2002, Rawlins has overall responsibility for crafting and implementing the company’s overall business and product strategies. He joined CMiC in 1989 as Team Lead, responsible for managing the design, development and release of the company’s first Oracle-based construction management software solution. During his early tenure with CMiC, Rawlins implemented over two hundred Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems at numerous construction firms throughout North America. His leadership and technical expertise has been instrumental in guiding CMiC into a new era of product innovation and profitable growth.

Rawlins holds a B.A. in English from York University and a B.Ed. in Accounting and Computer Science from the University of Toronto.

Jeff Weiss
Chief Revenue Officer

Jeff Weiss

Chief Revenue Officer

As Chief Revenue Officer, Weiss leads outside and inside sales, solutions consulting and marketing at CMiC. He is responsible for driving revenue growth on a worldwide basis. With over 27 years of experience in the B2B software industry, Weiss has been instrumental in forging and expanding CMiC’s successful partnerships with hundreds of North America’s leading construction firms. Leveraging CMiC’s deep capabilities and expertise in enterprise financial and project management, Weiss is extending CMiC into a broader array of capital projects market segments. He joined CMiC in 1991 as a Senior Systems Consultant and was promoted to Director of International Business in 1993 and to Vice President in 1995.

Weiss holds an M.S. in Engineering from the University of Toronto and an M.B.A. from York University.

Pat Shah
Chief Operating Officer

Pat Shah

Chief Operating Officer

As Chief Operating Officer, Shah is responsible for human resources, customer support, accounting and finance, including corporate governance duties in collaboration with the Board of Directors. He has more than 25 years of experience in corporate management, financial stewardship, governance and advisory work. Prior to joining CMiC, Shah was the CFO for Poraver North America Limited, where he deployed systems, policies, and procedures to handle daily operations, audit reviews and corporate governance activities. Prior to his role at Poraver, he was Vice President in the Corporate Finance group at Ernst & Young, where he developed an M&A advisory practice focused on serving the building and construction products industry.

Shah is a CPA, CA and CBV, and holds a B.A. (Honors) from the University of Waterloo, where he majored in Accounting and minored in Economics.

Marek Fapso
Chief Technology Officer

Marek Fapso

Chief Technology Officer

As Chief Technology Officer, Fapso is responsible for the full lifecycle of product development activities at CMiC, including research into new technologies, software applications development, quality assurance, programming support for delivered products, product documentation and the maintenance of CMiC’s internal technology environment. Since joining the company in 1997, Fapso has enhanced CMiC’s development infrastructure to continue delivering the most complete ERP and field operations solutions for the construction industry. He leads the team responsible for maintaining CMiC’s reputation as the most innovative and complete provider of construction software solutions.

Fapso holds an M.S. degree in Computer Science and Informatics from the Technical University of Kosice, Slovakia.

Jason Applebaum
Vice President of Global Services

Jason Applebaum

Vice President of Global Services

As VP of Global Services, Applebaum is responsible for all post-sale services, including implementations and training for all customers and upgrades for on-premise deployments. Since joining the company in 1999, he has held a number of operational and service roles of increasing responsibility. Starting in 2010, Applebaum has been leading all post-sales service offerings, ensuring successful deployments for dozens of customers. Prior to joining CMiC, he provided consulting and advisory services for a global law matter and accounting software firm and worked with his family’s construction business.

Applebaum holds a degree in Business Administration from the University of Western Ontario.

Oliver Ritchie
Vice President of Product Strategy

Oliver Ritchie

Vice President of Product Strategy

As VP of Product Strategy, Ritchie develops and drives strategies focused on advancing business process best practices for the construction industry and translating those strategies into new product capabilities. He has spent the last 20 years of his career at CMiC, where he has held roles in product development and product management. A results-driven professional with deep experience in product design, the intersection of human experience and technology, and launching breakthrough offerings, Ritchie is helping to drive innovation in the construction industry. He serves on several corporate steering committees, has published multiple articles on executive management and leadership, and speaks frequently at industry forums.

Ritchie holds a B.S. in Computer Science from York University.

SCALE YOUR CONSTRUCTION BUSINESS WITH CMiC

Your business has the potential to grow faster and for longer—but your teams need to keep up. Invest in the software to help them do just that. The CMiC platform is purpose-built for the construction industry, ensuring that your users, and the unique workflows that they manage, are not just supported, but also enhanced by the right capabilities. Speak with an expert to learn how CMiC can help you grow faster while boosting your profits.
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