A New York native of Irish descent, was a Hyperion (IMRS) client at Aetna Life & Casualty in Hartford, Connecticut for 3 years before joining Hyperion in 1993. After 10 years in product management at Hyperion, including his integral role in the development of Hyperion Enterprise and its global statutory reporting capabilities, Jeff was promoted onto the alpha program to create a new leading edge solution for the marketplace; Hyperion Financial Management (HFM). After HFM revolutionized the CFO's desktop, Jeff moved into the Hyperion partner community and founded Skehana Systems, LLC in 2002. Since its inception, Skehana has retained 100% of its clients with Jeff at the helm!
Jeff Wainwright Skehana Profile
President & CEO
A Wisconsin native, known as “Mr. Micro Control” when he was a Hyperion client, joined Hyperion in 1992 as Consulting Services Manager. His 10 years there focused on growing and mentoring a consulting organization from 5 consultants to over 250. Best known for his philosophy of work/life balance for consultants and clients, Gary was named Vice President of Consulting Services to bring Hyperion Planning 1.0 to the marketplace. Since 2002, Gary continued to work with Hyperion at two distinguished implementation partners and rejoined the ranks of Skehana fulltime as President & CEO in early 2010. He provides a company vision focused on client satisfaction and consultant loyalty as Skehana's key operating principles.Gary Reck Skehana Profile
Director of Recruiting
Based in Charlotte, NC and a CU-Boulder alumna, Kelly is a functional and technical Recruiter and Account Manager on the Skehana team, locating “A+” EPM resources for project consulting opportunities. With expertise in the entire recruitment life cycle, Kelly is a liaison between potential clients and resources, managing both sides of the project to keep communication and collaboration channels open. She cultivates and builds relationships with partners and resources to maintain a strong database of past, present, and future opportunities. Simultaneously, Kelly is the acting Human Resources Director and manages Skehana's back-office.
Global Head / CFO
Finance executive, entrepreneur and grandmother of seven is a native New Yorker who co-founded LearnTech Inc., a very successful executive training and coaching firm for Fortune 500 companies. Pat serves as Skehana's Global Head of Financial Operations and is the managing executive at Skehana's Headquarters in Brookfield, Ct. Skehana gets its name from Pat and her Irish mother Katie, who was born and raised in Skehana, Ireland located in County Cork. Pat currently resides in Connecticut.
Jane and Gary first began working together in the mid 90's when Gary hired Jane into the Hyperion consulting ranks in the early Hyperion Enterprise days. Since then, Jane has compiled over 15 years of hands-on and project leadership experience with Hyperion Financial Management. She trained the first ever HFM consultants and continues to mentor and advise consultants, clients and partners alike with her knowledge of the most complex rules on the planet.
Jane has not only provided the utmost satisfaction from our partners and clients, she truly represents what Skehana stands for; loyalty, hard work and integrity. All while finding the time to continue her top notch windsurfing skills at exotic locations around the world. We are extremely proud to have Jane on our team!.
Craig is another seasoned HFM Senior Architect who joined Skehana in February 2011. Craig and Gary, President & CEO, have been working together since Craig joined Gary's team at Hyperion in the late 90s. Not only is he a great consultant, Craig has a great reputation in the Hyperion industry, and many clients ask for him by name.
Since 1998, Craig has had professional experience in consulting development and implementing dynamic Hyperion software solutions using proven implementation methodologies for consolidation, and financial reporting products. He has substantial experience in reporting and analytics coupled with deep Hyperion System 9 and Hyperion System 11 design and delivery capabilities.
As a Hyperion certified consultant, William Escobar has 20+ years of EPM accounting experience specializing in intercompany transactions, currency translation, SEC reporting, budgeting & planning, and financial reporting. He has vast experience in financial statement consolidations and specializes in HFM and FDM. He also has experience as an Hyperion Enterprise Administrator. As a past employee of Hyperion and their partners, William has participated in over 15 HFM implementations at various domestic and international clients.
William is fluent in Spanish and as a result has been recently involved in the HFM implementation and in person training of users in Chile and Ecuador during our international rollout of HFM at Laureate. He contined the worldwide training of HFM users in eight other global regions prior to embarking on his newest endeavor as an HFM Senior Solutions Architect.