John VancilDirector of Professional Services at OST
John Vancil joined OST in 2009 to build and lead the Project Management Office (PMO), and in January 2011 was named Director of Professional Services. In this role John has responsibility for all Professional Services delivery, including the Data Center Solutions Practice, ERP Practice, Security Practice, Application Development Practice, Contract Programming and Managed Services team. John is also responsible for the OST PMO and Project Management services.
Over the past 24 years, John has filled a number of roles in Information Technology. After earning his BS in Computer Science from Tampa College in 1989 John spent 7 years in various development and leadership roles at Electronic Data Systems (EDS). Following EDS, John led the Development and Support teams for Matsch Systems while also finishing his Masters of Science in Information Systems Management degree from Grand Valley State University. A stint as the IT Manager for Baan Education in the Americas was followed by twelve years as the Vice President of Information Technology at Nucraft Furniture in Grand Rapids, immediately prior to joining the OST team. John currently serves as a member of the Compuware ChangePoint User Advisory Board.
Areas of expertise: Data Solutions, ERP, Security, Applications Development