HireTouch Team Bios

STELLAR SERVICE with HireTouch

Derek Mauland

Lead Developer

Derek joined ImageTrend in 2006 as a Software Developer. He has since transitioned into the Lead Developer role were he has created many development initiatives for the HireTouch software for several clients in a variety of industries. While his expertise is in ColdFusion, .Net and MS SQL development, he is skilled in User Interface design, Infrastructure design, Angular, JavaScript and HTML. Derek has a BS in Computer Information Science from Minnesota State University, Mankato. Outside of work, Derek enjoys any outdoor activities, including golf, running, mountain biking and spending time with his 3 sons and wife. 

 

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Laura Schirer

Implementation & Support Manager

Laura has a wide range of experiences from leading implementations of new clients, maintaining client relationships, developing processes, recruiting, and building leadership teams. Laura's experience with client implementations expanded to maintaining relationships with clients, problem solving, developing solutions, creating client culture training material and effectively interacting with clients from across the nation. As an implementation coordinator, Laura understands the importance of the client relationship by building rapport and respect. She is directly involved in all HireTouch client implementations, managing the team’s projects and HireTouch support, continually working towards evolving the product and user experience. 

Laura Schirer

Implementation & Support Manager

Laura has a wide range of experiences from leading implementations of new clients, maintaining client relationships, developing processes, recruiting, and building leadership teams. Laura's experience with client implementations expanded to maintaining relationships with clients, problem solving, developing solutions, creating client culture training material and effectively interacting with clients from across the nation. As an implementation coordinator, Laura understands the importance of the client relationship by building rapport and respect. She is directly involved in all HireTouch client implementations, managing the team’s projects and HireTouch support, continually working towards evolving the product and user experience. 

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Zach Vanek

Account Executive

Zach joined ImageTrend in 2011 as an Application Support Specialist. He has since transitioned to Implementation Coordinator and into his current role as an Account Executive for HireTouch. Zach focuses his attention on ensuring prospective clients receive the solution best suited for their needs, while working closely with current clients to guarantee they fully understand the product, and that their expectations are continually being exceeded. Prior to joining ImageTrend, Zach earned a B.A. in History and a B.A. in Religion at St. Olaf and spent a year teaching English in China. Outside of work, he enjoys camping, cooking, painting and recreational sports.    

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