Oracle ACE Director, Edward Roske is the cofounder/CEO of interRel Consulting and co-author of the bestselling series Look Smarter than You Are with Hyperion. Known for his dry wit and Oracle EPM/BI mastery, Oracle has sent Roske around the globe to evangelize Oracle EPM/BI in over 45 countries across 6 continents. Though he was the first person ever to get a perfect score on the Essbase Certification exam, he is most proud of winning “Speaker of the Year” at the largest Oracle BI/EPM Conference in the world. When he’s not spending his free time trying to evolve into pure energy, Edward enjoys playing D&D on-line (generally with his two kids) and trying to find new countries to visit. Follow him on Twitter at @ERoske or check out his free videos at epm.bi/videos.
Favorite quote: It is not enough to succeed. Others must fail. Gore Vidal
As Chief Operating Officer, Glen oversees all of Consulting Services at interRel. His primary responsibility is overseeing the welfare and professional development of the consultants, monitoring status and resourcing all projects and helping to ensure that interRel’s clients are 100% satisfied. Glen has been consulting in the Oracle/Hyperion space since 2000 having first started as a Pillar Consultant and then began working with Planning version 1.2. Over that time, he has architected and managed several dozen Planning solutions for multiple Fortune 200 companies and joined interRel in 2010. Glen holds two Bachelor of Arts degrees in Sociology and Political Science from the University of California, Irvine. Glen is an avid USC fan and enjoys spending time watching his children play sports for their high school and club teams.
Favorite quote: Sometimes it is better to lose and do the right thing that to win and do the wrong thing. Tony Blair
As a specialist in Oracle EPM & BI technologies, Ron is well versed in integrating Oracle’s platform and also understands how to strategically position these analytics solutions based on organizations key requirements. This deep understanding of the technology enables him to communicate to a wide spectrum of users – from executives to business and IT users – how to meet their specific business goals and objectives.
Ron has held leadership roles at PWC, Comshare, Hyperion, MicroStrategy and TopDown Consulting. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting and MIS from the California Polytechnic State University. He is also a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Financial Planner.
In his spare time, Ron enjoys family, friends, tennis and being outdoors.
Favorite Quote: “It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.” – Harry S. Truman
As Vice President of Financial Planning & Analysis, Jenny oversees all corporate operations at interRel and is a key member of our senior leadership team. Prior to joining interRel in 2011, Jenny was a professor in the Business department at Grande Prairie College in Alberta, Canada where she taught primarily finance and accounting. She was one of the youngest tenured professors in Grande Prairie history at the age of 25. Jenny holds a BA in accounting and an MBA from Cameron University. Jenny enjoys spending time with her family and going back to Canada as much as possible.
Robin is senior director of marketing for interRel. With over 25 years of marketing experience, Robin is an expert in managing the development and implementation of impactful, integrated marketing programs for companies across a diverse array of industries. She has driven measurable results for companies ranging from start-ups to major corporations. Robin has held senior marketing leadership roles at Regus, Oakwood Worldwide, FedEx and Sprint. Robin holds both a BBA and MBA from University of North Texas. As a very proud mother of 3 active boys, she spends most of her free time on a bleacher watching football, baseball and basketball. She also enjoys snow skiing and spending time with friends and family.
Favorite Quote: “Teamwork makes the dream work.” – John C. Maxwell
With ~20 years of experience in the EPM industry, Opal has architected, managed, and developed world-class EPM solutions her entire career at various consulting firms. She has authored/co-authored three books on Oracle EPM and Analytics Cloud. Opal achieved Oracle ACE Director status in 2018, blogs regularly at https://womaninepm.com, and presents on technical and professional development topics throughout the year. She holds an MBA and BBA from Texas universities. In her free time, Opal enjoys eating her way through life, exercising to make up for all of the eating, and volunteering for multiple Oracle user groups.
Favorite Quote: “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” –Oscar Wilde
Terrance is long-time interRelite, who serves as the Consolidations Practice Lead. With over 25 years of Accounting Operations, Financial Management, Project Management & Information Technology experience, Terrance is a thought-leader in organizing & delivering dynamic, value-add financial consolidation solutions. He takes pride in charging his clients to think outside of their comfort-zone in delivering full-scale, highly optimized financial consolidation solutions across a wide-range of industries including Retail, Energy, Healthcare & Transportation. Terrance has also held various leadership roles at Greyhound Lines & WebLink/PageMart Wireless. Terrance holds a Bachelor of Science from The Louisiana Technical University. Terrance is a devout family man who loves sports, fashion & exotic cars.
Favorite Quote – “Being right, will forever be secondary to doing the RIGHT thing…”
Melissa is the Manager of Project Delivery for interRel Consulting. She has over 15 years managing projects of varying size and scope. She also has a working background in various Mergers/Acquisitions (M&A), General Ledger, and Financial Analyst roles for Fortune 500 companies in Mining, Automotive, and Consumer Products. Previous employers include Phelps Dodge, Unilever (DiverseyLever), SC Johnson (JohnsonDiversey), and FedEx
Melissa is a Project Management Professional, PMP and Certified Scrum Master (CSM). She holds a BA from Cardinal Stritch University and MBA from University Wisconsin Parkside. She also studied Advanced Project Management at Stanford. She enjoys spending time with husband and son on their small hobby farm with chickens and sheep.
Favorite Quote “I believe you can be no better, than striving to be still better than you are”. – Socrates
Pete is an Oracle Hyperion EPM professional specialized in designing and building complex data and metadata integration solutions with FDM, FDMEE, ODI, and DRM. Over 11 years technical experience and eight years as a Hyperion consultant with complete end-to-end project cycle experience, including pre-sales, sales, requirements gathering, design, build, testing, rollout, documentation, and training.
Glenn is an Oracle ACE Director with 30+ years as an IT professional including 25+ years of Essbase specific experience.
He has an extensive background in Essbase database management, calculation script development, custom interface & report creation, and tuning activities.
Oracle ACE Director, Edward Roske is the cofounder/CEO of interRel Consulting and co-author of the bestselling series Look Smarter than You Are with Hyperion.
Glen oversees the consulting team, monitors status, and provides resources for all projects. Overall, he helps to ensure that interRel’s clients are 100% satisfied.
Ron leverages 20+ years of technology, finance, accounting and business analytics expertise to help companies meet their business performance objectives.
Jenny oversees all corporate operations at interRel and is a key member of our senior leadership team.
Robin is an expert in managing the development and implementation of impactful, integrated marketing programs for companies across a diverse array of industries.
Opal is a technology expert on Oracle EPM and Analytics. She is also a natural born leader and manages the Vision Team practice at interRel.
With over 25 years of experience, Terrance is a thought-leader in organizing & delivering dynamic, value-add financial consolidation solutions.
Melissa has over 15 years managing projects of varying size and scope, and has a background in Mergers/Acquisitions (M&A), General Ledger, and Financial Analyst roles.
An Oracle Hyperion EPM professional specialized in designing & building complex data and metadata integration solutions with FDM, FDMEE, ODI, and DRM.
30+ years as an IT professional & 25+ years of Essbase experience w/ background in Essbase database management, calculation script development, custom interface & report creation and more.
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