Our People

 

The BEMO Team

BEMO is a global team of dedicated professionals with expertise and passion for helping our customers powered by Microsoft.

At BEMO, we've built our company completely remotely, thanks entirely to Microsoft 365 and Azure. We are a testament to how small and medium-sized businesses can successfully go mobile.

 

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Meet the BEMO Leadership Team

Led by co-founders and ex-Microsoft team members Bruno Lecoq & Joel Lachance, the BEMO leadership team is who steers our ship and leads our team to victory. Learn more about them by hovering over their photos below.


 

Bruno Lecoq

CEO/CISO

Bruno lives in Washington (by way of France), but loves a warmer climate for his vacations; Bora Bora and Sydney top his list of favorite locales. He's a huge fan of soccer, espresso (his pup, whom you might recognize from our chat, is even named Mocha), and his two kids (can you spot his lookalike?) 
 
In his off time, you can find him at his flying lessons. 

๐Ÿ“ Seattle, USA  | โœ… Ex-Microsoft

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Joel Lachance

CFO

Joel grew up and attended university in Canada before moving to the U.S. He is the proud father of his eight-year-old trilingual daughter.

Joel has traveled and lived in Southeast Asia and loves the perspective travel provides. Currently, Joel is focused on growing our BEMO team. As for hobbies, Joel enjoys carpentry and playing the electric guitar. 

๐Ÿ“ Seattle, USA  | โœ… Ex-Microsoft

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Brandon Lecoq

Director of Sales & Marketing

While working remotely over the last 4+ years, Brandon has lived in New Zealand, Costa Rica, Vail ski resort, and most major U.S. cities. Brandon grew up in Seattle but left after his undergrad years at the University of Washington. He spends his free time reading and skiing. 
 
Brandon is working on his PhD in Microsoft licensing. 
 
๐Ÿ“ Seattle, USA 

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Christophe Koehl

Director of Implementation

Christophe lives in Seattle, (by way of France) with his family. He loves the outdoors and never misses a chance to climb a mountain! He'd love to switch places for a day with someone at the International Space Station. 
 
In his downtime, you can find Christophe foraging for mushrooms, skiing, hiking, DIY-ing or playing video or board games. 
 
๐Ÿ“ Seattle, USA  | โœ… Ex-Microsoft

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Sylwia Chmielewska

Director of People

Sylwia lives in Washington state (by way of Poland where she went to Law School!) with her husband and their two kiddos plus two pets: Sparkly the fish and Coco the bunny (who has quite the impressive following on Instagram!). 
 
Sylwia loves getting creative with art and food. "I am passionate about painting. It helps me relax and be more creative in other aspects of my life." 
 
๐Ÿ“ Seattle, USA

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Nina Cullen

Director of Customer Success & Support

Nina lives in sunny  California with her husband and 3 kids. She loves homesteading and working as a volunteer at Vlada's Seeds of life where she can focus her passion of gardening and cooking towards a positive family life.

But that's not all...when the kids go to bed, Nina still loves to hop on for a dose of gaming!

๐Ÿ“ Wildomar, CA

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Cindy Oliveto

Director of Operations & Chief of Staff

Cindy joins us from Texas where she lives with her husband. She is an avid traveler and has traveled to 39 different countries and 37 different states! One of her favorite things to do during her travels? Ziplining!

When not traveling, you can find Cindy reading a great book or hanging with her dog, Fia.

๐Ÿ“ Texas, USA | โœ… Ex-Microsoft

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Meet the Sales Team

When you first interact with BEMO, chances are it's with a member of our Sales Team. Led by ex-Microsoft veteran Josh Franklin, the Sales Team is here to find out what your Microsoft needs are and guide you in making the best decisions for your company. Learn more about them by hovering over their photos below. 

Josh Franklin

Sales Manager

Josh lives in Houston, where he was born and raised but when traveling, his favorite place to visit is Cabo San Lucas. He's a night owl who loves strong coffee and sci-fi and fantasy books and movies. He's also always up for a food challenge (ask him about it, you won't be disappointed).

Currently, Josh is working on getting the "quadfecta" of Microsoft certifications.

๐Ÿ“ Houston, USA | โœ… Ex-Microsoft

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Kevin Jefferson

Account Executive - SMBs

Kevin lives in Indianapolis but enjoys traveling & โ€œliving his life to the fullest.โ€  

His most recent hobby? Gardening! Kevin began gardening during the pandemic and was immediately hooked. 

When working, you can find Kevin reading, watching a good show, or maybe even attending an awesome concert! 

 

๐Ÿ“Indianapolis, IN | โœ… Ex-Microsoft

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Tanner Narkoff

Account Executive - EDU/NFPs

Tanner lives in Pennsylvania, where he enjoys spending time outdoors. 

Besides spending time outdoors, Tanner also has a self-proclaimed nerdy side! He enjoys comics, superheroes, and TV shows full of mystery & adventure.    

One of Tannerโ€™s passions? Music! He enjoys creating authentic pieces of art.

 

๐Ÿ“King of Prussia, PA  | โœ… Ex-Microsoft

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Meet the Customer Success & Support Team

Your journey with BEMO doesn't end once the project is complete. Led by Nina Cullen, the Customer Success and Support Team is here to ensure your needs are consistently met and you get nothing but the best service for your company. Learn more about them by hovering over their photos below.

Domonic Lastoria

Customer Success Manager

Domonic joins us from his hometown of Cincinnati. He's a proud father to his 7-year old son who's his carbon copy and has a pint-sized pup bestie named KODA.

Domonic has always been an athlete. Out of the office, you can find him training for events like Tough Mudders and Spartan Warrior races. For his next vacation? Italy and Alaska, hands down.

๐Ÿ“ Cincinnati, USA | โœ… Ex-Microsoft

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Lauren MacBlane

Customer Success Manager

Lauren is an avid cyclist who loves long rides and hill-climbing! Lauren hails from Richmond, Virginia where she lives with her perfect pup, Eloise.

In addition to her pooch, Lauren is also the mom of 19-year old twin daughters. Her favorite family tradition with them is to watch as they hang ornaments on the family Christmas tree.

๐Ÿ“ Richmond, Virginia

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Sakshi Tomar

Technical Support Engineer

Sakshi joins the team from India. She is an avid traveler and while she loves a beachy vacation, the mountains are her favorite place on earth.

Sakshi loves dogs, hates slow internet and is a darn good cook (though you might not know it since it is her hidden talent!). Currently, Sakshi is learning how to solve a Rubik's Cube.

๐Ÿ“ Chandigarh, India

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Daleska Sanchez

Technical Support Engineer

Daleska joins us from Managua, Nicuragua. She loves traveling to new places and discovering beaches, volcanoes, lakes, and beautiful cities.

Aside from traveling, Daleska enjoys spending time with family and friends, including her adorable rescue cat Isa.

Her favorite place in the world? Anywhere as long as her cats are with her.

๐Ÿ“Managua, Nicaragua

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Julio Soza

Technical Support Engineer

Julio joins us from Managua, Nicaragua, where he lives with his girlfriend and son. Julio says his son is his biggest inspiration.

While Julio enjoys to travel, he said his favorite place is the mountains in his hometown.

The coolest thing he's working on right now? Moving into his new house with his family!

๐Ÿ“Managua, Nicaragua

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Kostadin Lukov

Technical Support Engineer

Kostadin lives in Poldiv, Bulgaria, with his wife, Elena, and his son, Matey. Kostadin is all about family - he says his son is his biggest success and his biggest inspiration is his wife.

If Kostadin could visit anywhere in the world, he would love to go somewhere in Southeast Asia. But his favorite place in the world? The Rhodope and Pirin mountains in Bulgaria!

 

๐Ÿ“Plovdiv, Bulgaria
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Shamiso Muza

Microsoft 365 Security Administrator

 

 

๐Ÿ“Harare, Zimbabwe 

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Meet the Marketing Team

Led by Brandon Lecoq, this team is responsible for running our Cybersecurity Blog, working with Microsoft teams across the nation, and showing you the value of partnering with BEMO.  Learn more about them by hovering over their photos below.

 

Julia Chester

Inbound Marketer

Julia joins our team via the wilds of Alaska where she lives with her husband and their Malamute pup.

A California native, she's been developing her AK green thumb. She loves all things outdoors and also enjoys the company of a good book and a cup of tea. 
 
Julia is working on writing a book based on her blog about life in rural Alaska. 
 
๐Ÿ“ McCarthy, USA

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Joseph Candelario

Product & Partner Marketing Specialist

 

Joseph lives in Houston, Texas with his cat Luna. He's worked in everything from Personal Training and Supply Chain Management to Marketing and brings a wide range of skills to our team.

Joseph is a self-described "homebody" who also loves to travel. Next on his list? Italy and the Wizarding World of Harry Potter! Joseph is passionate about seeing how things work. His latest passion is working on his car. 
 
๐Ÿ“ Houston, USA

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Jenna Jacobs

Marketing Intern

Jenna lives in the Fargo-Moorhead area where she currently attends school at Concordia College studying English Writing. 
 
In her free time, she enjoys biking, hammocking (and avoiding the outdoors during the cold winter!), discovering new coffee shops, and taking care of her many houseplants. 
 
๐Ÿ“Moorhead, Minnesota 

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Adam Janssen

Sales Development

Adam Janssen

Sales Development Representative

Representative

Adam joins us from Michigan where he lives with his two kids, his biggest inspiration! 

In his free time, Adam loves to go mountain biking with his kids, kayaking the rivers of Michigan, and making delicious homemade hibachi. 

But thatโ€™s not all -- Adam also spends time building high-end keyboards!  

 

๐Ÿ“Michigan, USA  | โœ… Ex-Microsoft 

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Maria Corea

Revenue Operations Specialist

 

๐Ÿ“Schwรคbisch Hall, Germany

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Meet the Implementation Team

Our implementation team is who gets down and dirty when it comes to innovating and implementing solutions for our customers. Led by ex-Microsoft team member, Christophe Koehl, this is the squad that will be managing and executing your projects. Learn more about each of them by hovering on their photo below.

Harpreet Singh

Implementation Engineer

Harpreet lives in India with his family and Golden Labrador. He's a night owl who wants to travel the world. First stop? America. Harpreet loves seeing local and touring bands on the weekends. His nickname means "Happiness" which we think is very fitting.

Hapreet is currently working on digging deeper into Office 365, Azure and Intune.

๐Ÿ“ Chandigarh, India

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Mohamed Sekrane

Implementation Engineer

Mohamed was born in Algeria. raised in Lybia, and got his first taste of the workforce as a Flight Simulator Instructor in the French Air Force.

He's lived in Bulgaria now for 3 years and takes nightly walks with his 6 feline friends (whom he must trust because if he could be any animal, he'd be a bird).

In his off time, he writes music, making both the beats and lyrics.

๐Ÿ“ Sofia, Bulgaria

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Diego Godoy

Implementation Engineer

Diego lives in Santiago, Chile by way of Venezuela. Diego loves all things technology, sports, travel, videogames, and...his dogs! He has two Schnauzers, Sascha and Shuito.

Diego's favorite place on earth is his hometown of Maracaibo but next on his bucket list? Greece and Egypt. 

๐Ÿ“ Santiago, Chile

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David Ducolon

Implementation Engineer

David joins us from Auburn, Washinton, where he lives with his husband Tim. When not working, you can find David reading a good book, relaxing on his deck, or spending time in his garden.

A big traveler, David has enjoyed visitng many different countries. Up next? The Atlas Mountains. But that's not all. One of David's hidden hobbies? Doing his own plumbing and heating work!

๐Ÿ“Auburn, WA  | โœ… Ex-Microsoft 

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Meet the Software Development Team

Led by experienced software developer, Kraig Rury, this team is developing a SaaS solution that will deploy and maintain Microsoftโ€™s security stack, so you can take advantage of all the Microsoft 365 and Azure security tools and secure your environment faster than ever. Learn more about them by hovering over their photos below.

 

Kraig Rury

Principal Software Development Manager

Kraig joins us from Seattle, Washington, where he lives with his wife, Susan.

When not working, Kraig enjoys traveling with Susan. 

When Kraig and his wife arenโ€™t traveling, Kraig likes to grow, preserve, and cook. Kraig sometimes has over 60 tomato plants and tons of lettuce! He also enjoys fermenting pickles and peppers.    

๐Ÿ“Seattle, WA | โœ… Ex-Microsoft

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Ivan Molnar

Software Development Intern

Ivan joins us from Reuilly, Frane, where he attends school. He enjoys spending time with his friends and his adorable dog.

Ivan's favorite past time is working on anything computer related! In fact the coolest thing Ivan is working on right now? He's trying to create a reactive programming language!

 

๐Ÿ“Reuilly, France

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Meet the Operations Team

While you probably won't interact a lot with this team, these awesome people help keep BEMO running smoothly, so we can focus on helping you. Learn more about them by hovering over their photos below.

 

Catalin Alaci

IT Manager

Cata was born in Bucharest and now resides in Washington. He's passionate about cooking (and loves pasta), which is good as he has two teenagers under his roof (one human, one of the German Shorthaired Pointer variety).

If he could swap places with anyone for a day, it would be an astronaut which is fitting since his next item on his bucket list is to learn to fly.

๐Ÿ“ Seattle, USA

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Ademar Amorim

Project & Documentation Manager

Ademar joins us all the way from Brazil, but if he could live anywhere, it'd probably have to be Lido di Jesolo, Italy. He's a huge fan of travel and experiencing new cultures and has the secret talent of being able to memorize different flags and capitols.

Another not-so-secret talent? Art. Ademar is a talented illustrator and has worked as a freelance artist in the past!

๐Ÿ“ Dourados, Brazil

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Meet the Finance Team

The finance team is led by Co-founder Joel Lachance. This team stays on top of BEMO's numbers. Learn more about them by hovering over their photos below.

 

Adrienne Munday

Financial Specialist

Adrienne joins us from Fall City, Washington. Adrienne has two dogs (Paco & Billie) and a cat (Belle AKA Murder Mittens) who she adores. 

Adrienne also enjoys traveling. Her most recent trip was to Spain. Up next? Jordan, Africa, or maybe Petra! 

 

๐Ÿ“Fall City, WA

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