Richard Nicholas


Richard is the CEO of AFS Technologies. As the former General Manager of the Exceedra TPM division, he led all aspects of sales and marketing divisional strategy. Prior to Exceedra, Richard worked for major consumer goods companies for over 15 years such as Gillette and lead sales and consulting for a supply chain planning software vendor. Richard Co-founded Exceedra in 2009 after recognizing that existing solutions did not easily support integration of Supply Chain Planning with Commercial & Financial Planning. At Exceedra, Richard drove the company to become a global leader in the Integrated Business Planning software market.

Stéphane Gauthier

Chief Technology Officer

Stéphane has more than 25 years of experience in IT providing software solutions to the Consumer Goods industry. He has been part of the senior management team for the last 10 years leading and mentoring technical teams, promoting collaboration and creating sustainable operations and processes. With a strong technical background, Stephane provides sound technical leadership in different aspects of the business and plays a key role in maintaining an enterprise-wide information security and compliance plan to meet industry-specific requirements.


Sharon Fay

SVP Global Operations

Sharon is the SVP of Global Operations with AFS Technologies. Sharon has more than 20 years of experience in Supply Chain, DSD, and the CPG. She is a seasoned and resourceful executive operations professional with extensive expertise and leadership in professional/delivery services, sales, project management, PMO, M&A integration, software implementations and solutions, customer service and support. She also brings strong experience from being an executive sponsor, customer advocate and success for over 500 plus projects/initiatives. Sharon has continued her successful career in establishing, growing, managing and developing teams in global operations across the Globe. She immigrated from Dublin, Ireland several years ago and now resides in Toronto, Canada and is part of our growing executive management team at AFS


Rhonda Harms

VP Finance

Rhonda Harms is the VP of Finance at AFS Technologies. She has been with AFS Technologies for 8 years and has supported the company through a period of rapid growth and numerous acquisitions. Prior to AFS, Rhonda was the VP and CFO for Genesis Group, Inc. dba Answers Systems for 18 years. Rhonda was also owner and managing member of Medical Center Pharmacy LLC from July 2003 to July 2011. Rhonda is a Certified Public Accountant and received her Bachelors of Science degree in accounting from the University of Tampa.