Our people are our most valuable asset.
We are reminded of it every day. It is only with the determination and commitment of the Sudden staff that we can serve our clients, create long-term value and contribute to the business community. Sudden's leadership is focused on cultivating and sustaining a challenging and rewarding environment that motivates our workforce, which is crucial to meeting the demanding needs of our varied client base. We believe investing in our teams' career paths allows focus on long term goals and employee empowerment which results in a positive impact on our clients and the Sudden team.
Charles Tsoi, President After leaving UBC, Charles' entry into the IT industry began when he took a job delivering HP and IBM products to clients like BCTEL, BTE and ICBC for a local value added reseller. In this role he was offered his first sales position which laid the foundation of his career. For the last 18 years at Sudden, Charles' unmatched strengths in customer service, strategic planning and innovative business solutions have played a pivotal role in growing the company. A key priority for Charles is continuing to build upon a culture and set of values that are able to attract and develop exceptional people as well as foster loyal client relationships.
Kenny Tsoi, Vice President of Business Development When Kenny arrived at Sudden in 1994, he brought a strong technology sales background that he used to double the sales team. His leadership has facilitated the expansion of Sudden's client base into new markets. Kenny's current responsibilities include the acquisition of new projects, providing analysis for evaluating new business opportunities, as well as developing and delivering strategies for current portfolio and new services offerings.
Stephen Thorne, Vice President of Technical Services As Vice President of Technical Services, Steve is responsible for the overall technology direction, product and service architecture as well as strategic vendor alliances. With over 15 years of experience in a variety of industry verticals, Steve is instrumental in implementing IT solutions for clients. Understanding emerging technology and how it positions our clients to better realize their business goals sets Steve apart from his peers in the IT market.
Mark Rademaker, Vice President of Sales In 2009 Mark joined Sudden with more than 20 years of experience in senior leadership and IT consulting. Mark is guiding the direction of Sudden's sales strategy and team with the objective of developing the company to be the number one IT service provider in BC.
Katherine Finnegan, Vice President of Finance Katherine's financial acumen has been honed by over 20 years of accounting and financial management experience in IT, mining and insurance sectors. As Vice President of Finance, Katherine is responsible for the fiscal operations, planning and analysis, financial reporting, tax and treasury, and internal control functions.