Rand Worldwide Executive Team
Marc Dulude – Chief Executive Officer
Marc Dulude is responsible for setting the direction, culture and the evolution of the company and manages all aspects of Rand Worldwide’s group of companies. Prior to leading Rand Worldwide, Marc was a General Partner at Ampersand Capital Partners and has spent his career primarily in the field of engineering and product management. Prior to Ampersand, Marc was the Chief Executive Officer of Moldflow from 1996 to 2002 where he directed the company’s global operations and Initial Public Offering (IPO) of stock on the NASDAQ market, one of the top ranked IPO’s in 2000. Marc also held the position of Senior Vice President of Marketing and was a corporate officer at Parametric Technology Corporation (PTC), where he had the overall responsibility for product line management as well as the creation and dissemination of supporting marketing materials and activities. Marc has also held leading CAD/CAM/CAE and development management positions at Bell Northern Research (BNR), the research arm of Northern Telecom, and ICAM Technologies Corporation.
He has a B.Eng and M.Eng with a focus on Mechanical Engineering from Carleton University in Canada.
Larry Rychlak – President and Chief Financial Officer
Larry Rychlak has overall executive responsibility for the IMAGINiT Technologies division including oversight of the Sales, Services and Support teams. In addition, he oversees the administrative operations for the entire Rand Worldwide group of companies including Finance, Legal, Human Resources and Information Technology. With over 30 years of financial and management experience, Larry brings a track record of improving operating efficiencies, maximizing financial performance, strengthening company’s financial position and streamlining operations. His background includes several senior management positions in both private and publicly-held organizations, business consulting experience, and as a Senior Manager with an international accounting and consulting firm.
Prior to the merger of Avatech Solutions and IMAGINiT Technologies, Larry was with Avatech for five years, where he was the President and Chief Financial Officer. Before joining Avatech, Larry was with Environmental Elements Corp., where he held the positions of interim President and Chief Financial Officer.
He is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a B.A. and a M.B.A. from Loyola University Maryland.
Timothy Johnson – Senior Vice President, IMAGINiT Technologies
Tim Johnson is responsible for sales and customer satisfaction for the Autodesk related business conducted through Rand Worldwide’s IMAGINiT Technologies division. Tim manages the sales execution for all of the IMAGINiT offices located throughout the United States and Canada.
Tim joined the company in April 2009 as Director of Sales for the Western Region for the company’s IMAGINiT Technologies division. In October 2011, Tim was promoted to Region Vice President as his role grew to encompass not only the Western Region but our IMAGINiT Technologies offices in the southeastern United States. Tim was appointed as Senior Vice President in September 2013. Prior to joining Rand Worldwide, Tim’s career including working for several Fortune 500 companies including Lanier Worldwide and McKesson Provider Technologies in various sales and sales leadership roles.
Tim graduated from Southern Arkansas University and holds a B.B.A degree with an emphasis on sales, marketing and economics.
Scott Hale – Vice President, IMAGINiT Services
Scott Hale has overall responsibility for the IMAGINiT services organization which includes technical experts focused on Autodesk’s manufacturing, civil and building products as well as our Computational Fluid Dynamics analysis team and Facilities Management technical experts. In this role, Scott is highly focused on ensuring our clients leverage their technology investments effectively in order to turn their visions into reality. Backed by IMAGINiT’s deep bench of technical experts, the Services group provides training, support, implementation, data management and custom workflow definition and development services that help make our clients more efficient and more productive.
For the past 21 years, Scott has been developing and delivering quality professional and consulting service solutions that help clients achieve and exceed their engineering productivity objectives. Prior to the 2011 merger of Avatech and IMAGINiT Technologies, Scott spent 11 years at Avatech in various management roles and most recently served the combined companies as the Director for the Manufacturing Solutions Group. Before IMAGINiT and Avatech, Scott was co-Owner and Vice President at CAMTECH for 7 years and before that held a client services role at Eagle Point Software.
Scott holds a Bachelors in Industrial Technology from William Penn University. He also holds several product, industry and consulting certifications from Autodesk and is frequently invited to speak at industry conferences.
Chris Grossman – Senior Vice President, Enterprise Applications
Chris manages the Enterprise Applications division of Rand Worldwide which includes support and training for the PTC and Dassault Systèmes PLM products, the data archiving solutions, Mathcad and Facilities Management products. He is responsible for driving the diversification strategy for Rand Worldwide.
Chris has over 10 years of experience with a variety of CAD and PLM platforms including Pro/ENGINEER, CATIA, Inventor, Windchill and SmartTeam. He has been with Rand Worldwide since 1999 and has held a variety of engineering management roles throughout his tenure. In his career at Rand Worldwide he has developed and built experienced technical teams throughout the world to support our client’s needs. His most recent role with Rand Worldwide was Vice President, Engineering for IMAGINiT Technologies.
He graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) with a Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering.
Chantale Marchand – Vice President, Marketing
Chantale Marchand oversees the marketing and branding activities for the global divisions under the Rand Worldwide corporate umbrella. In addition to her marketing role, Chantale manages the ASCENT division of Rand Worldwide where she holds responsibility for sales and product development.
Chantale joined Rand Worldwide in 2009 from Foliage Software where she was responsible for corporate marketing activities across multiple industries. Prior to Foliage, Chantale ran North American marketing for Moldflow Corporation. In addition, Chantale held various marketing roles at network communications startup Sitara Networks and ERP provider Marcam Solutions.
Chantale holds a degree in English from the University of Georgia and completed graduate school studies in English at Georgia State University.