Management Team

Founder, president, and owner Colleen Molter leads a strong QED National management team. Accountable for the experiences and successes that qualify QED National as a distinguished provider of Information Technology consulting services, the team and staff at QED dedicate themselves to the highest-degree of client satisfaction and integrity.

Russell Kiernan, Director of IT Management Consulting and Information Security Services

Russ brings a deep understanding of the business needs of QED National’s clients and effectively translates them into an actionable plan. With a career spanning more than 20 years, his areas of expertise include Information Security, Governance, Risk and Compliance, Enterprise Architecture, Program & Project Management, Systems Engineering & Development, and Quality Management. Russ has developed, implemented and managed enterprise-level solutions and organizational capabilities for some of the largest corporations and public sector agencies.

Richard Siemer, Government Industry Executive

Richard  is a CIO level executive with extensive experience in public health and human services systems.  Richard has a history of innovative technology implementations that address customer needs and align with business objectives.  He is a demonstrated leader in forging collaboration across NY City and State programs to realize projects of mutual benefit. During 9 years as CIO at NYC HRA, he led the agency efforts toward shared services initiatives; including hardware, software and applications’ development initiatives to reduce costs and provide frameworks for making resources available across all human services agencies. Richard has consolidated over thirty mini data centers to one; implemented an infrastructure that provides appropriate levels of business continuity and high availability. Other successful collaborative applications initiatives include: New York Health Link, a Mayoral project providing online comparison of health insurance for small businesses and individuals; a number of telephone advancements, including voice over IP and interactive voice response systems, both yielding improved customer service and financial savings. He also established data sharing methods across NYC agencies and NYC not-for-profits in support of facilitated client eligibility review and program integrity and expanded the use of imaging by integrating with agency applications to leverage client documentation to improve agency business processes.

Mark Rehel, Director of Sales

Mark is responsible for sales and marketing at QED National.  He is an accomplished executive sales leader with over 20 years’ experience successfully aligning enterprise business goals with complex IT solutions resulting in improved user productivity, reduced TCO, and enhanced risk mitigation.  He is passionate about leading dynamic sales teams to understand; LOB goals, critical success factors and business processes in order to develop innovative IT solutions that solve business problems for his customers.  His extensive expertise includes developing trusted advisor relationships with C-level stakeholders while fostering reciprocal valued-added partnerships with strategic resellers & channel partners.  Mark has held sales leadership positions at Harman International (Fortune 500) & Truphone (mobility startup). He possesses a deep understanding of complex IT solutions, consulting, integration, and managed services specifically in mobility, audio visual, virtualization, data center, unified communications & collaboration, network infrastructure & security, and business productivity applications.