TruQua Expands its Thought Leadership with Key Strategic Hires

Chicago, IL USA – May 3, 2019 – TruQua Enterprises LLC, a leading Finance and Business Analytics software and consulting services provider, is proud to announce the recent hires of Kirk Anderson and Leo Schultz from SAP and Parminder Ghatahora and Marc Six from the Big Four consulting firms.

“We believe in quality over quantity, especially for finance transformation initiatives at our customers,” says David Dixon, co-founder, and partner at TruQua. “The larger the change and project, the greater the need for top-tier talent and leadership to catalyze change, otherwise, you risk a big and hard fall.”

TruQua’s strategic new additions and their roles are:

Kirk Anderson who was a leading authority at SAP as a Chief Solution Expert and VP of Solution Management. He is widely recognized as a leading financials expert both at SAP and at customers with over 25 years of deep SAP experience including the specialized areas of corporate financial reporting, operational and tax transfer pricing and financial planning and analysis. Kirk is a Chartered Accountant and worked a number of years in public accounting prior to joining SAP.  He joins TruQua as the Chief of Financial Solutions bringing his SAP relationships and insights into SAP S/4HANA.

Leo Schultz who was the lead Solution Engineer for SAP S/4HANA Finance for North America at SAP. During early customer engagements in the sales process, he provided finance expertise, business case development support, benchmark advisory consulting and system demonstrations. He joins TruQua with over 25 years of experience in Finance and Accounting. At TruQua, Leo Schultz is the Senior Vice President of Global Sales.

Parminder Ghatahora was a Director of Advisory at a Big Four consultancy. He led the North American Consumer Markets Enterprise Performance Management practice in engagements that assisted clients’ development of strategic vision, solution implementation and performance improvement enabled by SAP in the area of finance. that assisted clients’ development of strategic vision, solution implementation, and performance improvement enabled by SAP in the area of finance. He brings over 20 years of experience in the finance and technology space and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. Parminder joins TruQua as a Principal and Practice Lead.

Marc Six who was a leading SAP S/4HANA and SAP Financials expert in the Enterprise Solutions practice at a Big Four consultancy. Prior to that, he was a specialist in the SAP Max Attention team working on the earliest implementations of SAP S/4HANA Finance and Central Finance including co-development projects. Marc joins TruQua as a Principal and Practice Lead.

Kirk Anderson, on his rationale for joining TruQua, explains, “Having had the good fortune to work with TruQua in the past, I knew that joining their team would afford me the opportunity to work with a great group of highly skilled and creative people who are truly dedicated to the concepts of quality, integrity and commitment, both to customers and their employees. This is a company where I feel my contribution can really make a difference.”

Scott Cairncross, co-founder, and partner at TruQua, concludes, “Our team is really excited to welcome this exceptional group of individuals to our smart, driven and nice culture. And our customers benefit not only from an expertise perspective but, more importantly, the deep, meaningful and long-lasting relationships that our all-stars are able to foster.”

 

ABOUT TRUQUA ENTERPRISES
TruQua is an SAP service and software development partner specializing in software solutions, project implementations, and deployment strategies for SAP S/4HANA, SAP Financials, SAP Analytics, and overall SAP Platform and Technology solutions. TruQua continues to influence the direction of these products and build custom solutions to bridge any gaps in product functionality. TruQua also actively helps SAP customers derive value from maturing areas such as Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and Blockchain. For more information, please visit www.truqua.com or follow us on twitter @TruQuaE.

Marketing Contact:
Allison Murtagh, Marketing

TruQua
312-585-8787
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TruQua Enterprises Ranked Top 50 On 2018 Top Company Cultures List Presented By Entrepreneur And Energage

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September 19, 2018 – CHICAGO, ILLINOIS
– TruQua Enterprises was recently ranked on Entrepreneur’s 2018 Top Company Cultures list, a comprehensive ranking of U.S.-based businesses exhibiting high-performance cultures created in partnership with employee engagement platform and service provider Energage. The Top Company Cultures list has placed TruQua as the #49 company in the Small Company category. TruQua is recognized for creating an exceptional culture that drives employee engagement, exceeds employee expectations and directly impacts company success.

“Our company culture is strongly tied to our core values of ‘Smart. Driven. Nice.’” says TruQua Enterprises Founder and Partner Scott Cairncross. “Our employees support each other because we all believe that one person’s success is everyone’s success. In return, we support our employees by giving them high levels of autonomy, while even supporting their personal goals.”

“We started TruQua only eight years ago. From the beginning, we’ve placed importance on developing an exceptional and exciting company culture, and as a result of this, we have built a strong culture of high trust, connection, ownership, belonging and meaning that creates genuine drive and motivation,” says Cairncross.

“Great company cultures don’t happen by accident. They happen because leaders understand how to create excellent working environments, and how to make everyone share the same mission,” says Jason Feifer, editor in chief of Entrepreneur magazine. “Our 2018 Top Company Cultures list is a great celebration of companies that are doing it right, and it should serve as inspiration for everyone who leads a team.”

The full list, presenting a total of 150 companies categorized as small, midsize or large companies—with 74 or fewer employees, 75-299 employees and more than 300 employees respectively— is available on Entrepreneur.com. Core insights, behaviors and attributes that have helped to shape the high-performing cultures presented by the top companies are shared alongside practices to help other companies develop their own workplace environments.

“Becoming a Top Company Cultures winner isn’t something an organization can buy,” said Doug Claffey, CEO of Energage. “It’s an achievement which organizations have to work for. Based on our decade of research, we have come to view workplace culture is the only remaining sustainable competitive business advantage. Great strategies can be copied, but culture cannot.”

Employees took online surveys, and the honorees were determined and ranked based solely on their survey feedback scores. Each company was measured in response to 24 questions on subject matters such as connection, alignment, effectiveness, leadership and management, as well as basics such as pay, benefits and flexibility.

To be considered for the ranking, the companies must have had at least 35 employees, have been founded before Jan. 1, 2016, must be founder-led (at least 10% ownership of the company), and be headquartered in the U.S. There was no cost to participate in the survey. Individual employee responses were anonymous.

To view TruQua Enterprises in the full ranking, visit https://www.entrepreneur.com/top-company-culture

ABOUT TRUQUA ENTERPRISES

TruQua Enterprises is an IT services, consulting, and licensed SAP development partner that specializes in providing “True Quality” SAP solutions to Fortune 500 companies with integrated, end-to-end analytic solutions. Through project management, software innovation, thought leadership, implementation and deployment strategies, TruQua’s team delivers high value services through its proprietary knowledge base of software add-ons, development libraries, best practices, solution research and blueprint designs. For more information, please visit www.truqua.com or follow us on twitter @TruQuaE.

Contact:
Molly Reppen
TruQua Enterprises
Molly.reppen@truqua.com
312-525-8787

ABOUT ENTREPRENEUR MEDIA INC.
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About Energage
Energage is an HR Technology company based in Exton, PA. Their employee engagement platform combines HR technology, reliable insights, and expert guidance to transform your workplace. Their 14 million employee survey responses gathered over more than a decade offer insights into clear next steps to develop an employee-centric approach to success.

JS Irick, Sonam Pawar of TruQua Enterprises to Present at Financials 2018 in Prague

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS | August 28, 2018 – TruQua Enterprises is proud to announce that JS Irick and Sonam Pawar will be presenting at the upcoming SAPinsider Financials 2018 conference, taking place October 16-18, 2018 at the Prague Congress Centre. This year’s must-attend financials event is packed with in-depth knowledge sessions, hands-on labs, live product demonstrations, panel discussions, and interactive forums showcasing the latest products and updates from SAP.

Financials 2018 is an annual collaboration of SAP and SAPinsider and is the premier conference for organizations looking to spur financial transformation, implement and optimize SAP S/4HANA® Finance, and drive accounting, controlling, planning, reporting, and compliance excellence.

Sessions presented by TruQua Enterprises Principal Consultant JS Irick, and Senior Consultant Sonam Pawar include the following:

  • Tips for more efficient planning and reporting with SAP Business Planning and Consolidation optimized for SAP S/4HANA
  • Tips for planning in SAP Business Planning and Consolidation: How to bring external pricing data into SAP BPC for better sales planning using SAP Cloud Platform
  • Forecast automation and driver-based planning in SAP Business Planning and Consolidation: A how-to guide
  • An introduction to the EPM add-in for Microsoft Excel
  • Key use cases for a Central Finance deployment
  • An introduction to account-based CO-PA in SAP S/4HANA Finance
  • The dos and don’ts of master data mapping in Central Finance

View the full agenda as well as receive a special discount by visiting http://bit.ly/2Np191x.

Contact:
Molly Reppen
Marketing Associate, TruQua Enterprises
molly.reppen@truqua.com

About JS Irick of TruQua Enterprises
JS Irick is a Principal Consultant and Lead Developer at TruQua Enterprises, a Software Development and SAP Services company. A respected developer of innovative data analysis solutions, JS has developed tools for the scientific and financial industries. JS possesses a unique portfolio of skills focused on performance tuning the SAP and non-SAP stack. JS demonstrates both technical savvy and impeccable communications skills. A featured speaker and leader, JS consults and provides training to multinational corporations and speaks at major SAP events. A recognized performance testing and tuning expert, JS ensures the performance and stability of TruQua’s implementations. Through his experience with automated load testing and reconciliation tools, JS helps the team identify areas for improvement well before they become issues. JS’s expertise is in SAP NetWeaver Performance Optimization, SAP BusinessObjects EPM, SAP HANA, Cloud Computing, SAP BPC-ERP Integration, SAP BPC-ERP Reconciliation, HP LoadRunner, SAP Mobile Applications (SUP & Gateway Frameworks), Linux Server Administration, Python, Scrum Development Methodology, and Enterprise Security.

About Sonam Pawar of TruQua Enterprises
Sonam Pawar is a Functional Analyst, Model/Process/Data Designer and FI/CO Specialist at TruQua Enterprises with 7 years of SAP FICO experience, including SAP S/4HANA Finance and Central Finance in different stages of SDLC, including end-to-end implementation, rollout, due diligence and support projects. Sonam has industry exposure spanning across Professional Services, Banking, Insurance, Oil and Gas, Energy, High-Tech, Oil Field services. She maintains an expertise in the areas of solution design and configuration of FICO modules, including SAP New GL, AR, AP, Fixed Assets, Bank Accounting, and Controlling. Sonam has worked extensively with executive management and business users from Accounting to Report, Order to Cash, Procurement to Pay, Manufacturing, and Operation to Maintain. Sonam’s proven skills are in the proactive analysis of SAP solutions, including SAP S/4HANA Finance, to propose improvements and optimization of business processes and SAP design. She also maintains an M.B.A in Finance with domain experience in financial analysis, credit analysis, project financing in large credit department of a federal bank in India.

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TruQua Enterprises Named to the 2018 Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Companies

Inc. Magazine Unveils Its 37th Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 5000; TruQua Enterprises Reports 231% Revenue Growth over Three Years

CHICAGO, August 15, 2018Inc. magazine today revealed that TruQua Enterprises is named on its 37th annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses. Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees on the Inc. 5000.

“We are honored to be recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in America,” said Scott Cairncross, Founder and Partner of TruQua Enterprises. “Our rapid growth is a testament to how quickly and efficiently we have been able to provide SAP solutions to our customers.”

“Being recognized with this prestigious honor is also a true testament of the hard work and culture that we have developed here at TruQua,” said Cairncross.

Not only have the companies on the 2018 Inc. 5000 been very competitive within their markets, but the list as a whole shows staggering growth compared with prior lists. The 2018 Inc. 5000 achieved an astounding three-year average growth of 538.2 percent, and a median rate of 171.8 percent. The Inc. 5000’s aggregate revenue was $206.1 billion in 2017, accounting for 664,095 jobs over the past three years.

Chicago-based TruQua Enterprises is an IT services, consulting, and licensed SAP development partner that specializes in providing “True Quality” SAP solutions to Fortune 500 companies with integrated, end-to-end analytic solutions.

Through project management, software innovation, thought leadership, implementation and deployment strategies, TruQua’s team delivers high-value services through its proprietary knowledge base of software add-ons, development libraries, best practices, solution research and blueprint designs. provides boutique consulting and software development services for Fortune 500 companies who organize and analyze their financials using SAP, allowing them to have greater visibility into how their company is running.

Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including TruQua’s company profile and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at https://www.inc.com/profile/truqua-enterprises.

“If your company is on the Inc. 5000, it’s unparalleled recognition of your years of hard work and sacrifice,” says Inc. editor in chief James Ledbetter. “The lines of business may come and go or come and stay. What doesn’t change is the way entrepreneurs create and accelerate the forces that shape our lives.”

CONTACT:
Molly Reppen
Molly.reppen@truqua.com
312-525-8787

More about Inc. and the Inc. 5000

Methodology
The 2018 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2014 and 2018. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2014. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2017. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2014 is $100,000; the minimum for 2017 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.’s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at http://www.inc.com/inc5000.

About Inc. Media
Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, Inc. is the only major brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies, with the aim to deliver real solutions for today’s innovative company builders. Inc. took home the National Magazine Award for General Excellence in both 2014 and 2012. The Inc. 5000 is a list of the fastest-growing private companies in the nation. Started in 1982, this prestigious list has become the hallmark of entrepreneurial success.

TruQua Enterprises, LLC Achieves SAP Accreditation for Partner Quality Program

CHICAGO, IL USA — February 09, 2015 — TruQua Enterprises, LLC, an SAP services partner, today announced that it has received accreditation for a global partner quality program by SAP SE (NYSE: SAP).The certificate was awarded by the SAP Partner Service Delivery organization for TruQua’s demonstration of clear quality standards and processes and in recognition of quality, risk, implementation and project management framework improvements in alignment with quality principles from SAP.

TruQua is closely aligned to the key principles of quality that SAP believes to be fundamental to the success of every implementation, designed to deliver high-quality software and support while providing the right processes, tools and services to drive successful projects and delivery.

Businesses today are continually challenged to manage risk in increasingly complex projects. As a certified member of the partner quality program, TruQua will be able to help SAP customers avoid escalations, maintain profits, reduce profit dilution and improve successful delivery through the program lifecycle. In addition, the program offers a quality approach for sales processes and delivery methodologies through access to enhanced SAP channel quality templates and processes. With a distinct focus on quality deliverables, the accreditation also helps partners improve the success of bids by providing a sales differentiator from other partners through quality wording and information as well as risk mitigation activities.

“We here at TruQua feel extremely honored to be awarded with the accreditation for partner quality from SAP,” said David Dixon, partner principal at TruQua Enterprises, LLC. “Because true quality is our namesake, our first priority has always been to provide customers with the project management expertise needed to keep their analytic initiatives on-time and on-budget, while helping ensure that they get the most from their investment in SAP solutions. TruQua’s proven approach, which is built upon best-practices experience, sound change management discipline, proprietary software accelerators and knowledge assets, allows us to maintain the highest levels of service quality for our customers.”

The annual partner quality plan and quarterly quality reviews form the basis for the global partner quality program by providing a way to monitor joint performance and measure success. Partners are required to submit an annual quality plan to showcase how they will improve quality in their own organization during the year. In addition, the quarterly quality review enables joint risk monitoring via open bilateral communication as well as identifying and preventing issues.

About TruQua Enterprises, LLC
TruQua is an IT services, consulting and licensed development partner that specializes in providing Fortune 500 companies with integrated, end-to-end analytic solutions through project management, software innovation, thought leadership, and implementation and deployment strategies. TruQua’s clients are also able to leverage TruQloud, TruQua’s cloud-based service offerings, which contain pre-packaged proprietary solutions and know-how for new product evaluations, project acceleration, migration support and performance benchmarking. For more information, please visit www.TruQua.com or follow us on twitter @TruQuaE.

 

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TruQua Enterprises, LLC to Deliver Sessions and Exhibit at SAPinsider’s Financials 2015 Conference in Las Vegas

CHICAGO, IL USA — Feb. 3, 2015 — TruQua Enterprises, LLC, an SAP services partner today announced that it will be presenting the following five sessions as well participating as an exhibitor at the upcoming Financials 2015 conference this spring. This event, which is also co-located with the GRC 2015 conference, will take place at the Wynn Las Vegas, March 17-20, 2015.

Sessions to be presented by TruQua Enterprises include:

Hands-on lab: SAP Business Planning and Consolidation: How to simplify plan and report design
David Dixon and Scott Cairncross, TruQua Enterprises
Monday, March 16, 2015 from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Integrating master data into the latest release of SAP solutions for enterprise performance management, version 10.1
Scott Cairncross, TruQua Enterprises
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 from 2:00 PM – 3:15 PM

Key success factors guaranteed to drive optimal utilization of SAP EPM applications
JS Irick, TruQua Enterprises
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 from 8:30 AM – 9:45 AM

Integrated business planning with SAP Smart Financials on SAP HANA
Scott Cairncross, TruQua Enterprises
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 from 2:45 PM – 4:00 PM

Understand reporting, planning, and analysis options within the central finance function
David Dixon, TruQua Enterprises
Thursday, March 19, 2015 from 3:00 PM – 4:15 PM

Sessions at the Financials 2015 conference provide SAP professionals with comprehensive education in a variety of formats including hands on labs, live demonstrations, panel discussions and networking opportunities. You can get full details on the agenda by visiting www.financials2015.com or by calling +1-781-751-8700.

About TruQua Enterprises, LLC
TruQua is an IT services, consulting, and licensed development partner that specializes in providing Fortune 500 companies with integrated, end-to-end analytic solutions through project management, software innovation, thought leadership, and implementation and deployment strategies. TruQua’s clients are also able to leverage TruQloud, TruQua’s cloud-based service offerings which contain pre-packaged proprietary solutions and know-how for new product evaluations, project acceleration, migration support and performance benchmarking. For more information, please visit www.TruQua.comor follow us on twitter @TruQuaE

About SAPinsider
SAPinsider, published by Wellesley Information Services, is the premier source of information on products, services, and strategic initiatives coming from SAP and its partners. More than 250,000 customers in 70 countries rely annually on education and training materials from Wellesley Information Services to optimize their investments in SAP solutions. Wellesley Information Services is the publisher of SAPinsider, insiderPROFILES, and the SAPexperts knowledgebases, and is the producer of SAPinsider conferences and seminars. For more information, visit www.SAPinsiderOnline.com.

SAP is a registered trademark of SAP SE in Germany and several other countries. Wellesley Information Services is not affiliated with SAP SE or any of the SAP SE group of companies. SAP and other SAP products and services mentioned herein as well as their respective logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of SAP SE (or an SAP affiliate company) in Germany and other countries. All other product and service names mentioned are the trademarks of their respective companies.

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