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Key Sigmund Personnel
Philip Turner, MBA, B.Comm
President and Chief Executive Officer
Philip Turner was appointed President & CEO of Sigmund Software in April, 2012 and is focused on growing the business so that Sigmund increases its suite of product offerings to existing clients and plans to continue to invest in infrastructure so that the Sigmund footprint continues to grow.
Philip began his career in 1990 at Forewest Industries in Calgary, Alberta, where he worked in Oil and Gas technology, specifically for horizontal drilling applications. In 1993, he moved to Pitney Bowes in Toronto in a management role and traveled across Canada and into the United States. In 1997, Philip joined FedEx Canada and was responsible for business planning and pricing initiatives. After 3 years at FedEx, Philip moved over to a software company, where he was one of the founders of a small start-up software company: AutoBranch Technologies. AutoBranch focused on development of ATM software applications and built some very strong Intellectual Property for automated banking machines. Philip is an entrepreneur and leads divisions that include medical software, point-of-sale software, hardware, leasing and real estate.
Philip is also President & CEO of Quickservice Technologies Inc. (www.quickservice.com), a leading provider of Point-of-sale software solutions within the quick service sector. Philip’s focus has been on strategic initiatives to increase the Quickservice software offerings and diversify geographically, while exceeding the expectations of the existing customer base.
Born in Surrey, England in 1969, Philip attended the University of Calgary where he received a Bachelor of Commerce degree in 1990, and attended the University of Toronto where he received a Master of Business Administration in 1993.
Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Manesis joined Sigmund in 2005 after a sixteen year tenure with the IBM Corporation. He initially held senior corporate accounting and finance positions. He later moved on to IBM Global Services and served in both senior project manager and consultant roles, providing oversight for implementation of enterprise financial systems. In this capacity, he worked directly with Fortune 100 and 500 corporations both domestically and abroad. His role expanded to encompass oversight for sales operations responsible for management of million dollar/multi-year software implementation and consulting engagements worldwide.
Mr. Manesis has been instrumental in evolving Sigmund strategies for software deployment, consulting and customer support management. Mr. Manesis is responsible for all of Sigmund's sales, development, implementation and consulting engagements, support, quality assurance and overall operations of the company.
Director of Client Development
Cory Valentine joined the Sigmund team in 2006 as Director of Client Development. Prior to joining Sigmund, Mr. Valentine spent 6 years as a Behavioral Healthcare Administrator and Clinician in both Sub-Acute and Post-Acute Residential settings. Mr. Valentine’s Clinical background ranged from treating a chronic mentally ill population to addiction and dual diagnosis. Administratively, Mr. Valentine has experience managing a 65 bed Residential Treatment Center specializing in co-occurring disorders. His responsibilities ranged from Staff Management to Staff Training and Behavioral Modification Planning, as well as ensuring the highest quality of care coordination between Direct Care professionals and the Clinical/Medical Team.
Mr. Valentine’s background and passion in behavioral health has been paramount in both understanding organizational requirements and articulating Sigmund’s proposed product offerings. Mr. Valentine is responsible for the day to day oversight of Sigmund’s Sales Team and Marketing efforts. Mr. Valentine provides active leadership in relationship management, sales strategy, third party partnerships and public relations.