Owner and Principal Consultant
Nick completed his M.S. in Information Systems with a Medical Informatics specialty from Grand Valley State University. As principal consultant, Nick leads the overall strategy and execution at VanData LLC. With over a decade of experience in consulting on information system implementation and optimization projects— focusing on the healthcare, printing/packaging, construction, and manufacturing industries— Nick’s refined skill set (SQL, SSAS, SSIS, SSRS, SQL Server Management, Crystal Reports, C#, Visual Studio, Microsoft Project Management, Data Warehousing, QlikView, analytical database development, ETL methodologies, OLAP and OLTP databases, ITIL methodologies, System Development life cycle strategies, and Subversion code management) provides the basis for VanData’s BI solutions. He has taken on a variety of roles including project manager, business analyst, technical team lead, and training specialist. In what free time is afforded to him, Nick participates in the intermittent Rugby game, hangs with his black lab, and is always looking forward to his next travel.