Our Vision & Our Leadership Team
For over 15 years, Norima Consulting Inc. has been helping clients grow, optimize and transform their businesses. With offices in Winnipeg, San Diego, and Manila, we offer technology consulting to organizations in Canada and the United States in the Banking and Wealth Management and Insurance verticals.
Our consultants have extensive exp
We are passionate about working with organizations leveraging technology to innovate and enable the next stage of growth.
David Kuik is the Chief Executive Officer and a Co-Founder of Norima Consulting Inc. Under David’s leadership, Norima has grown from 1 Consultant in 2006, to over 450 Consultants in Canada, the United States and Manila. Since its inception, Norima has engaged over 200 of North America’s most innovative financial services, healthcare, and insurance companies.
He has over 25 years of consulting experience, with a focus on enterprise architecture, system integrations, and implementations in the financial services and healthcare industries. David is actively engaged in the visioning and conceptualization of solutions, and balancing solution purity and business drivers to achieve realized business value. He is uniquely skilled in understanding complex technical issues and distilling and communicating actionable solutions.
David has built a culture at Norima that has allowed it to attract disciplined, top-tier professionals who consistently provide pragmatic, results-oriented solutions to clients. He is passionate about working with employees and organizations leveraging technology to innovate and enable the next stage of growth.
David has been described by clients as being “an exceptional technologist and leader with a tireless drive” and a “knowledgeable, thoughtful, creative and dependable business resource” who “assesses the situation, develops the plan, and then motivates everyone around him into action.”
Prior to co-founding Norima, David was the Director of Software Architecture at LPL Financial, the largest Independent Broker Dealer in the United States. He has also held roles in software architecture, design and development. David holds a Bachelor of Computer Science, Honours from the University of Manitoba.
David is passionate about supporting causes related to neurodevelopment as well as those that help build a healthier Winnipeg.
Ben has almost 30 years of business and technical experience delivering technical solutions across a diverse set of business endeavors and has consistently delivered outstanding results for Norima’s clients. He is an expert Project and Program Manager with a proven ability to deliver enterprise level solutions.
Ben attracts the very best talent to his teams and forms long lasting relationships with people by fostering a sense of caring and trust.
Ben is responsible for all of the operational concerns of Norima, including: solution delivery, facilities, IT infrastructure and human resource management.
Maciek combines his finance education, commercial banking background and entrepreneurial experience as co-founder of a custom men’s apparel company, to advise on corporate strategy and future direction, while overseeing all areas of finance (treasury, accounting, reporting, risk management, etc.) and operations. Maciek has been with Norima since 2007 and played increasingly important financial and operational roles with the company, culminating in his appointment as CFO in 2016.
Prior to joining Norima, Maciek worked as a commercial banker at TD Canada Trust and co-founded EPH Apparel and helped scale it to a multi-million-dollar national enterprise. He is also actively involved as a board member for a community organization and serves as a strategic advisor to a number or North American start-ups.
Brent combines his formal education in business, management and accounting with his consulting experience to advise on corporate strategy and service delivery, while overseeing all areas of Canadian operations (talent recruitment, human resources, performance management, organizational performance measurement, marketing and communications). Brent has been with Norima since 2013 serving clients in Insurance, Healthcare and Financial Services, in a number of different roles, before moving into a management position.
Brent brings a pragmatic and disciplined approach to improving management, delivery and support processes, incrementally introducing accepted models and best practices, while ensuring the alignment of organizational activities with corporate strategy.
Brent has bachelors degrees from the University of Manitoba and University of Winnipeg, as well as earning the Chartered Professional Accountant and Certified Management Accountant designations in 2015.
Dave is a passionate and results-oriented leader with over 23 years of experience in Technology, Business Process Services, and Consulting. Over the course of his career, Dave has worked in both public and private sectors spending most of his career in Retail Banking, Commercial Banking, Wealth Management, and Capital Markets.
He is recognized as a skilled collaborator and for delivering impactful results through the power of relationships, strong governance, and execution. His greatest focus is helping organizations transform to create a consistent experience across channels and to harness their enterprise data’s value. Throughout his career, Dave has developed a deep understanding of complex transformational programs, particularly the latest in legal agreements, approaches, and risk management practices.
Dave is passionate about building, mentoring, and leading high-performing teams that deliver transformational initiatives to help organizations win amid mounting pressures from regulators, new competitors, and ever-increasing customer demands.
Prior to joining Norima, Dave spent 16 years at CGI, most recently as Senior Vice President and Business Unit Leader in Toronto. While at CGI, Dave initiated and delivered over $1B of system integrations, managed services, and software implementations including large and complex Deposit, Lending, Payment, Foreign Exchange, Precious Metal, and Insurance projects.
Wayne is a Senior Vice President and the Technology Leader of the US Insurance Transformation Practice at Norima Consulting. He has over 20 years experience delivering core technology solutions in the Insurance and Financial verticals. With demonstrated accomplishments in area of technology architecture, technical team leadership, and project delivery capability development, he has leveraged his significant knowledge of insurance processes and core operations infrastructure in the delivery of core Policy, Billing, and Claims administration transformation efforts. As a proven subject matter expert on the Guidewire Insurance Suite, he has led the integration of the Guidewire suite into complex tier-1 back–office environments where his leadership encompassed technical architecture and implementation, methodology mentorship, program management, change management, and strategy alignment opportunity recognition.
Benny is a pragmatic, results-oriented IT professional with diverse leadership experience in both corporate and consulting organizations. He is an effective relationship builder with business and technology stakeholders, both within and external to an organization. He has the ability to quickly integrate into any situation and become highly productive in the most challenging of circumstances.
His track record of successful delivery includes:
Benny excels on “mission critical” initiatives and high-stress situations.
Currently, Benny is managing a team of Norima Consultants at Wawanesa Insurance. This Norima team is distributed across multiple strategic initiatives and is working with Wawanesa to transform its operations through the modernization of its core policy and casualty insurance systems. Benny recently led the successful completion of an initiative to improve the financial performance of Wawanesa’s US Office. The improvements have had an immediate impact—expected benefits have already been realized. Wawanesa operates across Canada and in the states of California and Oregon with total assets of $9.1 billion (CDN) and almost 2 million policies in force.
Previously, during Assante Wealth Management’s period of expansion and consolidation, Benny was responsible for delivering IT services to the entire family of Assante companies. This included performing enterprise architecture planning to support the corporate business strategy, and establishing and enforcing standards and processes on all IT deliverables. When CI Financial acquired Assante, Benny was selected by CI’s Executive VP of Information Technology to manage the transition of Assante’s operational systems in Winnipeg to CI’s Toronto Head Office. At the time, Assante had $26 billion in assets under administration.
In addition, Benny previously worked at MTS to deliver strategic projects to expand its TV services, and to implement new business services over its next generation fiber optic network. The fiber upgrade was a $125 million investment to 20 communities in Manitoba.
Susan leads Norima’s client relationships and service delivery in Winnipeg. She is responsible for nurturing and sustaining Norima’s culture of top performance and creating and implementing the infrastructure and processes required to deliver world-class solutions to Norima’s clients.
Susan joined Norima in 2008 and has played a key role in attracting top-performing talent and building the Winnipeg organization.
Prior to joining Norima, Susan had executive level responsibility for recruiting, retention, professional development, HR and resourcing for seven branches of an IT Professional Services organization in Canada and the United States. During Susan’s tenure in that role, she successfully worked to increase the size and capacity of the consulting team to enable a doubling of revenue within two years across the seven branches.
Susan received early recognition for her ability to build partnerships to achieve common goals. She was the recipient of Microsoft’s National Innovation Award for initiating and managing an Education Partnership Program with then Human Resources Development Canada and over 20 employer sponsors for training Microsoft Certified Systems Engineers and Microsoft Certified Solution Developers to meet the critical skills shortages in the technology sector.
Susan received her Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Manitoba. She was a founding Board Member for the Young Associates Program at the I.H. Asper School of Business, and she is an active supporter and former Board Chair of Prairie Theatre Exchange.
Jennifer leads Norima’s Financial Services practice and is an accomplished business management and technology consultant with a proven track record of managing business transformation, technology product development, large technology portfolio delivery, operational process improvement efforts, and lean start up innovation practices. With diverse experience across financial services technology and operational areas, she understands how to leverage technology to meet customer needs and deliver business results, as well as how to effectively collaborate with multiple stakeholders to successfully deliver complex programs and projects in fast-paced environments.
Dan is a successful Senior Technology Leader, adept and practiced in both large- and small-scale business technology transformation and with an ability to connect Business Strategy and Planning to IT investment and execution. Accomplished in helping business leaders leverage contemporary technology strategic trends, as well as with the practices of technology product management, enterprise business architecture, and iterative software engineering delivery, he brings a measured balance of long-term strategic planning with short-term delivery focus.