Meet the Tronia Team

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Ron Laird

President

Ron’s family background is in ag-retail and his educational background is in Computer Systems. Put the two together and Ron has taken Tronia from a one-man company with a blending calculator to developer of the #1 software suite for independent ag-retailers.

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Anita Marghella

Vice President Business Development

Anita’s primary focus is to make agrē even better than it already is and to get as many people possible using it! She acts as the liaison between new & current customers and our development team to make everyone’s software dreams come true.

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Tanya Sharp

Office Manager

Tanya joined the Tronia family in 2018. She brings with her over 20 years of business experience, a Business Administration Marketing Diploma, a Bachelor of Business Administration Accounting Degree and is currently pursuing her CPA designation. Her entrepreneurial experience and background in marketing and accounting, enables her to contribute in many areas.

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Donna Laird

Marketing Director

Donna loves to network, so she doesn't consider being our Marketing Director a 'real' job - to her, it's more fun than work. She's the creative one who comes up with our award-winning booth designs at CAAR and gives away neat gadgets & gizmos.

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Dee Klassen

Client Operations Manager

After more than 8 years of training travel, Dee is now familiar with almost every small town on the Prairies. As our former Office Admin and Client Service Consultant, she has the unique advantage of learning agrē from a customer's point of view. Her extensive business analysis and customer service background will ensure you have nothing short of the best support.

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Pam Rogers

Client Service Consultant

Pam offers our customers excellent service and support. When not assisting customers in the office, she’s traveling the country providing our retailers with customized agrē training. She might even sing you the odd song on her portable karaoke machine.

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Devin Shewfelt

Client Service Consultant

Devin provides our customers with exceptional support & agrē training. She brings with her an Accounting Diploma and over 10 years’ experience in customer service. Devin has a positive attitude, bubbly personality and loves getting to know our customers and how agrē can meet their business needs.

Cali Macknak

Client Service Consultant

Cali brings over 20 years business experience in customer service. Her positive attitude and motto of “if I don’t know I'll find out!“ has made her a great addition to our support team.

Jennifer Khan

Client Service Consultant

Jennifer is excited to join the Ag-Retail Industry. She brings a BSc. in Agriculture and over 10 years of Agricultural and Customer Service experience. With her warm personality and dedication to providing excellent customer service, Jennifer is a welcome addition to our support team.

Stefanie Lallemand

Office Administrator

Stefanie joined the Tronia family in the spring of 2019. She brings 6 years of experience in financial administration. A multi-tasker, Stefanie handles the accounting and responds to many diverse inquiries. Her commitment and positive attitude result in strong customer relationships.

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Simon Peters

Manager - Internal Projects

As one of our original Tronia team members, Simon has a unique perspective and in depth knowledge of Tronia from the very start. He is instrumental in converting legacy data to agrē.

Steve Rosadiuk

IT - Tech Services Manager

Steve is the most important person in the office: he keeps the servers up and running on time. Steve maintains our network in top-notch condition.

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Ken Munroe

Technical Services

Ken joined the team in 2018 and and quickly became our go-to guy for Hosted Login support. With manufacturing and pharmaceutical experience, Ken adds a well-rounded skillset.

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Sebastian Lampka

IT - Development Manager

Sebatian's focus on Integration and Data Conversion while managing the technical apsects of new projects & features ensures all parts of agrē fit together and function like a well-oiled machine .

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Joe Williams

Systems Analyst

Joe has been providing value to our customers since 2006 by developing Grower Central, push-button blending, agrēMobile, and other custom projects. Joe also tackles those tricky technical issues, like importing data from other systems into agrē.

Andrew Atkin

Systems Analyst

Former video/graphics designer Andrew has brought you spell checking, shape files, EFT, and eSignature. We all love his Report Criteria Favourites.

Tracy Irvine

Systems Analyst

Tracy has worked her magic on the entire Grain module, performance tuning, AND she makes all your reports run faster.

VK

Systems Analyst

VK is very athletic, hopping back and forth between enhancing agrē, agrēMobile, and Grower Central. She's committed to improving our mobile app with each release.

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Debbie Ewing

Senior QA Analyst & Technical Writer

Debbie actually does a bit of everything: testing, teaching, technical writing, QA, and support. She’s very efficient and you’ll catch a glimpse of her quirky sense of humor when you read our documentation.

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Ted Gibbens

Quality Assurance Analyst

Ted's passion for quality assurance is a key factor in our successful releases. He's been finding bugs for over 20 years, and is eager to put his skills and experience to work for you.