Brandon McKay, Executive Vice President of Outsourcing Services
With more than 16 years of experience in the technology industry, Brandon has significant background in the delivery of application and infrastructure support, hosting and technical solutions to the life science & healthcare provider market. Responsible for all facets of the business including growth, client services, global operations, and P&L management.
Throughout his career with HighPoint, Brandon has played an integral role in establishing and solidifying strategic relationships with key customers and partners and overseeing some of HighPoint’s most complex solutions. Brandon holds a BS in Business and Computer Science from Indiana University.
Aleksandra Ilic, Vice President
Aleksandra has over 15 years of experience managing consulting implementations, leading technology solutions, and building customer excellence and governance programs focused on the Life Sciences industry. Her expertise includes spearheading global deployment initiatives, supporting development centers, business process engineering, BI/CRM/CLM strategy and roadmap execution, and relationship management.
Prior to joining HighPoint, Aleksandra was the Senior Vice President of Skura Corporation. Aleksandra holds a BMath in Computer Science, Software Engineering Option and Combinatorics & Optimization Minor from University of Waterloo, Canada.
Kevin Gordon, Senior Director, Application Support
Kevin has over 10 years of experience implementing and managing master data management, SharePoint, .NET and aggregate spend for Cephalon, Teva and Shire pharmaceuticals. His experience includes design, architecture, mobile and web development, and data design.
Prior to joining HighPoint, Kevin was an Associate Director for Teva, where he partnered with the Strategic Marketing and Business Development groups. He also worked as an Associate Director at Cephalon where he implemented one of the markets first Aggregate Spend solutions to comply with their Corporate Integrity Agreement. Kevin holds a Masters in Information Systems from Penn State.
Sal Raieta, Director, Data Center Operations
As a Director of Data Center Operation, Sal brings a broad background of IT experience in Private and Public Cloud Solutions. He is responsible for server and storage operations, network engineering, application support, data center operations, and the 24×7 Operations Center.
Sal has spent the past twelve years at HighPoint Solutions in various capacities; he started his career as a System Engineer and then moved into management. From Engineer to Director, he has worked with all areas of HighPoint Solutions and their customers providing a high level of service.
Joe Shramek, Director
Joe has over 10 years of experience in the Health and Life Sciences industry delivering solutions in Managed Services, Hosting, ERP, SharePoint, LMS, HRIS as well as other custom solutions. His experience includes system solutions and design, project management, program management and delivery management.
Prior to joining HighPoint, Joe was a Delivery Manager for Accenture, working in the Order to Cash area in implementing large ERP solutions. He also worked as a Cutover Lead and Business Analyst. Joe holds an MBA with a concentration in Information Technology in addition to Bachelors degrees in Communications and Psychology from Rutgers University.
Tim Blum, Associate Director, Informatics Support
Tim has over 20 years of experience in analysis, architecture, development, administration, and management of database systems. His expertise includes designing business intelligence and data warehouse platforms, architecting SQL databases, implementing disaster recovery and business continuity processes, and creating web sites. Prior to joining HighPoint, Tim held senior programming roles at DDS and CEI Management. His academic credentials include a major in Computer Science at West Chester University and Montgomery Community College.