Meet The Team

Axiell’s team of Vital Records and Statistics experts understand technology and government requirements for the collection and management of life events and statistical data. Several members of the team have more than 25 years’ experience in the Vital Records sector. When you choose to work with Axiell, from buying a system to ongoing support, you work directly with our experts and not with someone sitting in a call centre. We have a track record of building long term relationships with our customers and have worked with many for greater than 20 years.

Chris Fincham
Chris FinchamHead of Registries + Vital Records
As the Head of Registries + Vital Records Chris is responsible for the overall direction and vision of Axiell’s Registries + Vital Records product offerings, developments and partnerships.  Chris has been involved in the Vital Records industry with Axiell for 15 years, is a member of Axiell’s senior management team and is based out of Axiell’s Toronto office.

He has worked as a Project Executive in several Vital Records modernisation projects, including the Governments of Newfoundland and Labrador, New Brunswick, Saskatchewan, Yukon, Mississippi and Trinidad and Tobago.

Chris has two decades of software development experience and over the course of his career has held the positions of Software Developer, Technical Support Consultant, Account Manager, Project Manager and Project Executive. This has provided him with a full picture of the needs and requirements of customers, having dealt with customers in virtually every capacity.  Chris also has considerable experience in technical, systems and network architecture and is routinely involved in planning with customers in these areas.

Jeff Greenland
Jeff GreenlandSenior Software Architect
Jeff has been working in the software industry for two decades with experience in areas such as networking, security, web applications, database design, and data analytics.

The vitals records industry has been his primary focus for the past six years, and he is excited to expand his US knowledge to other North American and worldwide markets. Jeff loves taking a project from inception to specification, development, deployment, and following through with continual enhancements.

Nicholas Hogg
Nicholas HoggProduct Manager for Vitalware Web
As the the Product Manager for Vitalware Web, Nick is responsible for the design and architecture of web application and web service development for Vitalware. Nick has worked within the Vital Records area of Axiell for 15 years, based out of Melbourne, Washington DC, Crete, and he is currently based in Axiell’s Wellington office.

Nick is closely involved in web project implementations for Axiell’s clients across the globe. He has a great deal of experience in web application security, and both front and back end development.

Vibha Singh
Vibha SinghSenior Consultant, Registries + Vital Records
Vibha has worked in the software industry for about a decade and has been primarily involved with development and consultancy work for Vital Records Software. Based in Melbourne, Vibha has considerable experience in design, implementation, deployment and feature enhancements of the Vital Records systems in several Australian and Canadian Registries.
Vibha loves taking up a project and delivering it to exact customer specifications.
Sash Maqsood
Sash MaqsoodOperations Supervisor
Sash is a result-oriented business professional with a process-driven, goal oriented, and results-focused approach. Excellent at problem-solving abilities using initiative and persistence, and always maintaining integrity and loyalty. Her main focuses include account management, marketing and event planning.
Yani Arvind
Yani ArvindProject Manager
Yani has a background in computer science engineering. Scrum Product Owner and Six Sigma Black Belt with experience in Agile project management, requirements analysis and business process re-engineering.
Donald Cruz
Donald CruzProject Manager
Donald is responsible for managing large Canadian Provincial Government Projects. He has a background in IT/Telecom Engineering and is perusing PMP certification. He has more than 8 years of experience in managing and supporting customer projects specialized in requirement management, Gap analysis, business process improvement
Jonathan Fontaine
Jonathan FontaineSenior Developer
Jonathan is an expert in Vital Records Offices’ back office business procedures as well as Axiell’s web facing technologies serving the public, hospitals, medical examiners, coroners and funeral directors.

Jonathan is Axiell’s representative to the National Routing System project and has extensive experience and expertise in this area. Jonathan is also fluently bilingual in English and French and is currently based in Montreal, Canada.

He has been a member of the Axiell team since 2008. He has been a key resource in Vital Records modernization projects across Canada, the United States and the Caribbean. Jonathan also takes care of the daily needs of all Vital Records customer in these regions.

Andrew Jagdharry
Andrew JagdharryDeveloper and Systems Administrator
Senior developer with extensive expertise in several Vital Statistics operations. Additionally, provides System, Network, UNIX and Windows administration skills to any project. Oversees all Disaster Recovery Project implementations.
Paul O’Doherty
Paul O’DohertySenior Consultant
Over two decades of Civil Registry experience, including Account Management, registry operations, programming and data migration skills.
Christopher Entereso
Christopher EnteresoDeveloper
Christopher has been a member of the Vital Records team since 2011. Currently based on Vancouver, Canada, he is involved in the implementation of Axiell’s Registry and Vital Record software, web applications and the National Routing System in Canada. He continually provides support and consultation as well as develop custom solutions for Vital Records Offices.
Eric Cocca
Eric CoccaDeveloper
Eric has 16 and a half years of experience in programming/software language, environment and platform development from his time at Carroll Publishing, a leader in providing government directories and organization charts in print and online.

He has experience in all phases of the application development life-cycle from his time at Carroll Publishing and spearheaded many new programming projects to expand the data product offerings of Carroll Publishing. He is excited to bring that experience into the world of vital records with Axiell and is based out of the office of the Washington DC Department of Health Vital Records Division as Axiell’s onsite developer support.

Elena Kilminik
Elena KilminikOn-site Specialist
Conducts on-site, specialist, operations for the Civil Registry in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Apeksha Joshi
Apeksha JoshiJunior Developer
Apeksha is one of the youngest member of Vital records team and is associated with Axiell since 2016. She has a considerable experience in Change Management and Project Documentation. Based out of Toronto, Canada; She is involved in numerous projects like setting up National Routing System for new customers, also providing support to NRS related issues to existing customers. Apeksha is involved in testing of new product, implementation and deployment. She also gives an extensive support to all existing Vitalware customers in North America.
Braden Galey
Braden GaleyHelpdesk/QA Analyst
An educated professional with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Technology and Administration from UMBC. During his professional and educational background, he has developed experience in helpdesk operations, technical troubleshooting, data management, and QA analysis. This is further compounded with a decade of experience in the customer service industry, specializing in building customer relationships.
George Caldera
George CalderaSenior Consultant, Registries + Vital Records
George has worked in the software industry for 30 years and has been involved with Vital Records for the last two decades. For much of this time he worked onsite at the Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages in Brisbane, Queensland, where he was involved in numerous projects and provided support for all Registry IT related activities.

His background is in software development, database design, project management and system analysis, with extensive knowledge of Registry systems.
George has worked for Axiell for the last 18 years and is currently based in Axiell’s Brisbane office in Queensland, Australia.

Sylvia Nikolova
Sylvia NikolovaProject Manager, Senior Developer and Data Migration Expert
Computer Science graduate with extensive Vital Statistics experience include system modernization for the provinces of Saskatchewan, New Brunswick, and Newfoundland and Labrador. Specializing in legacy system analysis, process modernization and account management.
Karen Wong
Karen WongProject Manager, Senior Developer and Account Manager
PMP certified Project Manager with a computer engineering background. Currently responsible a number of key, federal Canadian Government accounts.

About Us – Axiell Group

A small specialist team, with large international resources

Vital Records & Statistics in one specialist area within a larger group. Axiell is a specialist systems provider servicing governments, public libraries, museums, archives, universities and schools.

The Axiell Group is an international company with 300 employees in Abu Dhabi, Australia, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Germany, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Qatar, Sweden, the UK and the USA. Our systems are in use in more than 3400 institutions across 55 countries.

All the teams at Axiell work very closely together, so the specialist Vital Record & Statistics team is supported by the resources of Axiell’s wider network. This allows the team to draw on the expertise and innovation of developers from across the globe, working across various markets, and to leverage language and local expertise from colleagues in 13 countries, across every time zone.

When you work with Axiell, you get the benefits you’d associate with working with a smaller team – fewer points of contact, more senior contacts with higher levels of expertise and ongoing relationships that develop with your requirements – while also benefiting from the infrastructure and security of a large international business.

Learn more about the Axiell Group here.