Leadership

Pramod Kumar

President

Pramod Kumar Buravalli is the Founder and President of YA Consulting Group Inc. Kumar has over 15 years of experience in Technology Consulting, ERP/CRM Implementations, Product Development and Marketing Strategy. Apart from YA, his holdings are diversified into Digital Media and Crowdfunding Technologies.

Previously, Mr. Kumar led country operations and held senior positions at ITTI, Venusgeo, TechRP (Presently Latitude36) and Softpath Systems. He has a Master of Science Degree in Technology Management from The University of Texas @ San Antonio. He lives in Houston, Texas and is passionately involved in nurturing the existing friendly relationship between the Americas, Europe and India.

Darren Kennedy

Sr. Vice President - Delivery & Quality Management

Darren Kennedy has been working in Information Technology for the past 17 years.

He is a certified DBA and a techno-functional Syteline ERP specialist – having worked on many different Syteline projects from Symix 2 to Syteline 9, and Infor Cloud Suite Industrial. An expert in Data Mining and Reporting, he has developed custom reports and solutions in the Progress and SQL environments of Symix/Syteline. Darren is a certified IT Administrator and can parse through ERP systems from a very agnostic point of view. He has now successfully completed over 10 Syteline implementations.

Darren is a member of his local APICS chapter, which he uses as a background to assist clients with business processes and methodology.

Darren lives in British Columbia with his family.

Deb Mullen

Sr. Director- ERP Solutions

Deb Mullen has been working in Information Technology for the past 30 years.

Deb is a Syteline ERP specialist – having worked on many different Syteline projects from Symix 2 to Syteline 8. Deb has a very strong understanding of manufacturing business processes due to experienced gained while working as an application engineer, programmer/analyst and IT manager. Deb has developed solutions and custom reports in both Progress and more recently in SQL environments of Symix/Syteline. Deb is an approachable resource, very methodical when analyzing and solving problems and very responsive to end-users needs.

Deb's academic background includes an A.S. degree in Computer Science from Genesee Community College and a Bachelor of Technology in Computer Science from Rochester Institute of Technology. Deb is a certified ISO-9001 QMS Internal Auditor. Deb lives in Western New York with her family.

Melissa Geiger

Director of Sales and Marketing

Residing in Buffalo NY with her husband, Melissa has a background in sales and marketing from Syracuse University.

Previous work experience includes sales for Young America Consulting Group as well as video and marketing work for the SyteLine User Network Group.