Meet the members of our executive team.
Brian Kueppers — CEO
As Founder and CEO of Apex Information Technologies, Mr. Kueppers has over 20 years of experience working with some of the largest healthcare organizations in the country and has become a pioneer in the industry. After graduating from St. John’s University (Minnesota) with a B.A. in Management, Mr. Kueppers went to work for Wallace Computer Services as a healthcare account representative. Kueppers founded Apex in 1995 and remains focused on streamlining his client’s statement processing through innovative cost-saving solutions.
Patrick Maurer — President
Mr. Maurer has served as Apex’s President since May 2008. He is responsible for establishing Apex’s product strategy, architecting and implementing the mySuite platform, production process improvement and automation, implementation, support and marketing functions. Prior to joining Apex, Mr. Maurer worked as Executive Vice President and Sr. Operations Officer for SPS Commerce, a SaaS based electronic data interchange (EDI) company, helping large retail organizations improve supply chain efficiency. Mr. Maurer holds a B.A. in Management, Organizational Leadership from St. John’s University (Minnesota).
Warren Becker — CFO
Mr. Becker has served as Apex’s Chief Financial Officer since September 2009. He oversees finance, accounting, HR and production. Previously Becker was Corporate Controller of IntriCon Corporation and also worked for Ernst & Young, LLP. Mr. Becker holds a B. S. in Accounting from Winona State University (Minnesota), and was recently named CFO of the Year (2013) by the Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal.
Greg Barmore — Executive Vice President of Sales and Business Development
Serving as Apex’s Vice President of Sales and Business Development, Greg Barmore has over 25 years of experience in print and technology sales, and focuses on delivering quality solutions and services to all Apex clients. Prior to joining Apex, Greg held numerous Senior level positions in the Print and Technology sectors, where he led corporate business development and new client acquisition. He was involved in multiple mergers and acquisitions, coordinating sales teams across many diverse cultures, and implemented process and procedures focused on customer centric philosophies. Greg holds a Business Administration degree in Management from Iowa State University.
Carrie Romandine —Vice President of Solutions and Services
Ms. Romandine leads Apex’s implementation and partner integration efforts, as well as customer support and product strategy. Prior to Apex Ms. Romandine worked as the Director of Product Innovation at Humana where she was responsible for developing and implementing innovative solutions for health plan customers and members. Ms. Romandine has over 25 years of Healthcare experience, and holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration and Psychology from the University of Wisconsin
Ryan Dotson — Vice President of Product Development
Mr. Dotson has served in various roles with Apex since 2007, and is responsible for the ongoing development of Apex’s award-winning SaaS platform. Prior to joining Apex, Mr. Dotson co-founded a software development and engineering consulting company, providing technology and services to US government agencies including NASA and the US Forest Service. Mr. Dotson holds an M.S. in Applied Mathematics from the University of Nevada, Reno.