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.


Lisa Gahn, Recruiting Operations Manager

As an integral part of QED National’s Executive Management team, Lisa manages all aspects of the firm’s recruiting operations to deliver high-quality candidates for our public and private sector clients.  Under Lisa’s leadership, her team responds quickly and accurately to place all consultants in positions ranging from senior level Architects and Project Managers to Governance and Business Analyst experts. With over 30 years’ experience in corporate operations and recruiting, Lisa specializes in streamlining business processes while maintaining the highest degree of professionalism and integrity.

Russell Kiernan, Director of IT Management Consulting

Russ directs the delivery of IT management and consulting services at QED National.  With over 20 years experience as an IT executive, Russell understands well the needs and trends of QED National’s clients and partners. Skilled in Project Management and Governance, Information Security, Program Management, and Enterprise Architecture, Russ’s team advises clients’ top management to ensure sound IT practices.

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.