Steve Voytovich - President
Steve has over 20 years of experience in the ERP marketplace with experience in JD Edwards World, JD Edwards EnterpriseOne, PeopleSoft, SAP, Epicor and Infor systems. Steve has worked as both a consultant and as an IT Executive in industry. Steve has led more than a dozen major JD Edwards implementations and worked at several dozen JD Edwards client sites.
Prior to joining brij, Steve was the President of BusinessWise for the past 3 years. He started his career with Arthur Andersen Business Consulting and quickly rose through the ranks to become a manager in the practice before leaving to start his own consulting firm. Steve has experience in almost all areas of JD Edwards including Finance, Human Capital Management, Manufacturing, Distribution, and Job Cost. Steve’s strengths lie in managing teams and he brings experience with both ITIL and PMBOK methodologies.
Steve graduated summa cum laude from Carnegie Mellon University in 1995 with a B.S. in Industrial Management where he also earned Academic All-American honors while starting as a strong safety on the football team. In his free time, Steve enjoys coaching baseball, golfing or exercising.
Richard Garraputa - Vice President of Sales and Marketing
As Vice President for brij, Richard has broad responsibilities which include directing the overall strategies of both the business development and marketing departments. Richard joined brij in 1996 after graduating from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro with degrees in Information Systems and Accounting. Richard provides 18 years of insight into system and architecture design, installation, programming and administration based on his many years of implementing JD Edwards across multiple industries, from pre-revenue start ups to large, multinational corporations.
Richard also stays very involved in the community he maintains a prominent position within the JD Edwards community. Richard supports this position through active participation in the JD Edwards user community, presenting at regional and international JD Edwards User Group meetings. He is an active member of the Triad Business Guild, a professional networking organization, and supports the Guilford Green Foundation, which promotes diversity and inclusiveness across Guilford County, NC. Richard and his partner are CHRIStal Visionaries, supporting Atlanta, GA based CHRIS Kids, an organization dedicated to the long-term welfare of victimized and homeless children.