Our Team at Pioneer B1

Our highly professional staff at Pioneer is what makes us a proud company and trusted business partner to our valuable clients.

Making sure our clients are happy and completely satisfied, is our number one priority here.

Our team always goes above and beyond to ensure customer satisfaction, and we would like to introduce them to you here.

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Oren Tabib

President & CEO

Oren Tabib is one of the original pioneers of the SAP Business One software solution. He started his consulting career in SAP Labs in Israel – where SAP Business One was first developed – and has since spent 15 years implementing hundreds of projects globally. With a passion for our client’s success, Oren founded Pioneer B1, and dedicates his time helping companies gain control over their business with SAP Business One. Oren lives in Scottsdale, Arizona, with his amazing wife and two sons. In his free time, he enjoys being with his family, outdoor activities, and volunteer in not-for-profit organizations.

Jason Conforti

VP of Professional Services

Jason is originally from Chicago but has lived in Arizona since the mid 80’s. He spent 23 Years in the Imaging Channel here locally, and for the last 5 years has Implemented and Sold the SAP B1 Solution. He has a passion for problem solving and helping others which has led to an expertise in Team Development, Mentoring, Training, and more. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his children and grandchildren, glamping, going to the beach, and many other outdoor activities!

Christine Harmon

Accounting Manager

Christine was born and raised in Southern California. She has had a lifelong love of accounting and took two years of accounting in High School while working at a CPA firm. She then attended a couple of accounting courses at Westminster Community College in California and has spent the past 26 years working in various accounting roles; working her way up and learning new skills along the way. Christine moved to Utah in 1993 and spent 25 years there before moving to Arizona in 2018. Christine and her husband have owned several companies together throughout the years and Christine setup and ran the accounting/HR departments within those companies. Christine has a love of the outdoors and the beauty of it all. Christine also enjoys spending time with her family, camping, boating, hiking, painting and cross-stitching.

Alejandro Poupard

HANA Expert and Senior Developer

Alejandro is a seasoned consultant with extensive experience implementing solutions for the fashion industry as well as manufacturing and WMS systems in clients from different industries and markets on top of SAP Business One. With a strong background in IT, he has had the opportunity to work and specialize in technology platforms such as SAP HANA, Microsoft SQL, Windows Server, and SUSE SLES. He just enjoys having the opportunity to work with outstanding professionals, and friends, who are always eager to teach, learn and engage in new challenges with him. 

Deb Bowen

SAP Support Manager

Deb Bowen has 20+ years of experience in implementing and supporting ERP and business solutions. She has implemented and supported business solutions in a wide range of environments ranging from small local networks to hosted environments. Not only has she implemented and supported solutions but she has also worked with them daily. Deb’s passion is to help others to more effectively and efficiently utilize applications. In her free time, Deb likes to enjoy the outdoors. She and her husband have 2 dogs, Molly and Hunter.

Lauren Figurelli

SAP Project Manager

Lauren is originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and relocated to Scottsdale to join the Pioneer B1 team as an SAP consultant and project manager. She earned her B.S. in Accounting at Saint Vincent College, while also participating in the SAP Business One program, where she was trained in all facets of SAP Business One. She is currently certified as an SAP Business One Application Associate. Lauren’s educational background, as well as her keen communication skills, allow her to provide clients with an exceptional customer experience. Lauren has led and delivered a variety of projects related to SAP Business One including implementation, development, environment, add-ons/integrations, and upgrades. She enjoys using SAP Business One and its flexibility to help clients reach their growth potential and evolve to the next level of success and professionalism. In her free time, Lauren likes to swim, hike, and explore Arizona.

Sarah Swettlen

SAP Project Manager

Sarah is originally from Greensburg, Pennsylvania and relocated to Phoenix in 2016 to begin her career with the SAP Business one product. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in International Business along with a minor in Marketing at Saint Vincent College while participating in the SAP Business One program. Sarah originally began her SAP career in Support where she was tasked with supporting customers in all areas of the SAP Business one product. Currently, Sarah is an SAP Consultant with the Pioneer team. Sarah enjoys finding ways to take the customers current business process and making them run as efficient as possible with using the SAP Business One Platform. In her free time, Sarah enjoys working out, hiking, trying new restaurants and exploring Arizona.

Emanuel Olaguez

Emanuel Olaguez

SAP Project Manager

Emanuel Olaguez earned a B.A. in International Business with a concentration in Finance, as well as two minors in Communication and Spanish from Augustana College. Originally from the Midwest, Emanuel relocated to Florida to begin his career with SAP as a Finance Consultant, and later became more involved with the technical facets of SAP as a developer. Building on this financial and technical background, Emanuel has dedicated his time to gaining specialized expertise in inventory management and distribution processes. Well-rounded in the financial, technical, and operational aspects of SAP Business One, Emanuel has driven outstanding business growth and innovation for our clients.

Elizabeth Cameron

Elizabeth Cameron

SAP Consultant & Sales Executive

Elizabeth, a Michigan native and Central Michigan University alum, joined the Pioneer B1 team in 2017. Her diverse background includes studies in economics, mathematics, legal systems, and sustainable housing research – but she has found her calling within the field of in information systems. She truly enjoys the “real-world” impact of being able to help companies create and maintain more efficient business processes. Elizabeth’s passion for open and honest communication, coupled with her creative problem-solving skills, make her a seamless fit for the Support & Sales team at Pioneer B1. When she’s not at work, Elizabeth can be found exploring the great outdoors, cooking, or spending quality time with her one-eyed cats, Beau and Beck.

Bobby Rosales

Sales Executive

Bobby was born and raised in Texas and has been residing in Austin for the past 18 years. He studied Economics and Business Administration at Texas State University in San Marcos. As a Founding Member of Onnit Labs, Bobby was able to generate a wealth of business knowledge that has been critical to his success as a solution selling professional. He played an integral role in Onnit being recognized as an Inc. 500 fastest growing private company in the USA in 2015. He then spent the next 4 years at Oracle Corporation selling Enterprise Technology into Fortune 100 Companies. He spent another year at NetSuite selling ERP to companies in the Emerging space. In his free time, he enjoys playing golf, being active in his community, traveling, spending time with his family and friends, and enjoying everything the city of Austin has to offer.

Hannah Carey

SAP Consultant

Hannah is a graduate of Saint Vincent College where she earned a B.S. in Investment Management Finance and Business Management. Through her experiences working for both an SAP partner and an end user company, she has gained superior technical knowledge as well as unique insights into the user experience. During her years with Pioneer as an Implementation and Support Consultant, Hannah has achieved extraordinary customer feedback and maintained SAP B1 10.0 certification. A lover of learning, Hannah is always willing to accept new opportunities to innovate and help others. In her free time, she loves to travel, shop, and explore Arizona.

Travis Thurston

SAP Consultant

Travis has over 10 years of experience in manufacturing. His areas of expertise are in Inventory Management, Machine Maintenance, Domain Knowledge, Technical Understanding of Processes, and Training on SAP Business One Use. His love of technology and willingness to help others has enabled him to grow and serve in many areas of business. In his free time, he enjoys working on computers, playing music, and spending time with his wife and children.

Kaitlyn Hinds

SAP Consultant

Kaitlyn earned a B.S. in Business Management with a minor in Operational Excellence from Saint Vincent College.  Through her experiences working closely with clients in the distribution and manufacturing industries, Kaitlyn has gain a well-rounded knowledge of the SAP Business One system and it’s abilities to support specific industry requirements.  A self-proclaimed ‘people person’, Kaitlyn looks forward to building relationships with our clients and excels in identifying problems at their root.  In her free time, Kaitlyn enjoys working out, cooking, spending time with friends and family, and exploring Arizona. 

Ben Grassi

SAP Consultant

Ben is originally from Pittsburgh, PA and completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Saint Vincent College while also completing a self-study on SAP Business One. Upon graduation, he moved to Arizona to begin his career developing a vertical Add-on to SAP Business One. Over the past 4 years he has acquired a well rounded knowledge of SAP B1 and has experience supporting clients, performing upgrades, working with Add-ons and integrations, and always applying the right solution to help businesses run their best. Outside of his passion for SAP B1, Ben is an avid hiker and has hiked all over Arizona, even in the summer heat. He loves spending time with his incredible wife and son, taking road trips with friends to explore the National Parks, indulging in a good Netflix binge, tackling a new recipe, and enjoying all that life has to offer.

Lucille Volna

SAP Consultant

Lucille graduated from Saint Vincent College in Pennsylvania with a B.S. in Business Management and a minor in Operational Excellence. There she also obtained her Lean/Six Sigma Green Belt Certification. While at Saint Vincent College Lucille participated in the SAP Business One program, as well as an SAP Consulting Internship with Pioneer B1. Now a full-time member of Team Pioneer, she looks forward to applying and further developing her problem solving skills and continuing to grow her technical knowledge with SAP Business One. In her free time she enjoys running, shopping, and is looking forward to exploring Arizona.

Eran Asayag

SAP Consultant

Eran has gained significant experience with SAP Business One having worked with the system for a decade now. He started his career at SAP Labs in Israel subsequently moving to SBO Partners where he was employed for three years working on new customer implementations mainly for retail stores and hi-tech companies. Prior to joining Pioneer B1, Eran was an ERP and logistics systems manager in a big retail company. There, he was responsible for six SBO companies and implementation of warehouse and distribution systems. Eran received his Bachelors of Industrial Engineering and Management degree from the Ruppin Academic Center in Israel.

Justin Wright

SAP Consultant Intern

Justin is from Greensburg, Pennsylvania and is currently attending Saint Vincent College where he is completing his B.S. in Business Management with a minor in Operational Excellence. Justin recently completed the SAP Business One program at Saint Vincent where he was trained thoroughly on SAP Business One processes. Currently, Justin is an intern with the Pioneer B1 team and is training to become more proficient within SAP Business One while building relationships with the Pioneer B1 team and their clients. Justin’s passions for problem solving and technology make him a great fit with the Pioneer B1 team. In his free time, Justin enjoys playing baseball and golf along with spending time with his friends and family.

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