President & CEO
Mark Garland joined 4R Systems in 2012 and brings over 18 years of experience in the supply chain industry. His career has focused on supply chain technologies, particularly within the Retail industry. He has joined 4R Systems to drive strategic sales, client delivery and marketing/industry analyst liaison within the market place. In 2020, Mark Garland was promoted from SVP of Sales, Marketing, and Solutions to President & CEO. Prior to joining 4R Systems, he was a Principal Consultant with Capgemini US within the North America Supply Chain Technologies practice. He was recently responsible for a large scale supply chain transformation effort at a Fortune 50 company.
Previously, Mr. Garland was Senior Solution Architect and Senior Manager at Accenture where he had global responsibilities for selling, designing and mobilizing Supply Chain BPO operations focusing on the Retail industry. After graduating from the University of Surrey, Guildford, UK with a BSc in Business Management, Mr. Garland completed a management graduate program at British Airways, UK. After leaving British Airways he joined Manugistics, UK where he was responsible for the implementation of Supply Chain Planning solutions. He then transferred to Manugistics US and subsequently JDA in 2006 where he continued a 10-year career in the supply chain technologies industry.
Vice President, Production IT and Security
Joe joined 4R Systems in 2015. Joe is responsible for IT strategic planning, implementation and maintenance of all technology, software and vendor/partner relationships and support. He is the owner of 4R’s production system architecture, design and performance and is responsible for implementing all IT security policies, managing risk and ensuring compliance with regulatory and client contracts.
Joe brings over 19 years of IT/Production experience ranging across several industries including mortgage, pharmaceuticals and healthcare. He brings knowledge of transitioning to cloud platforms that support Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) solutions. Prior to 4R, he held technology leadership positions with Acrometis, UnitedHealthGroup and Merck&Co. Currently, Joe works closely with our Development, Delivery and Production Management teams while also supporting Sales/Solutions efforts. Joe holds his bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from LaSalle University in Philadelphia, PA.
VP of Finance & Administration
Kristen joined 4R in 2015. Kristen is responsible for managing finance and accounting, internal controls, contracts, facilities and office services. She also interfaces with Human Resource functions related to budgets, financial impact, HR systems and HR policies. Kristen brings a background of knowledge from previous experience working in Finance roles at early growth software companies to large healthcare companies. Kristen holds her Bachelors of Science in Accounting from University of Phoenix.