Committed to You

We believe that each client is unique, and we take the time to understand your organizational needs and help you select the solutions to meet them. We do not take lightly the trust placed in us to implement, train and support our clients’ end users.  

Our Philosophy

The GYF ERP Solutions team looks beyond what software and technology can do for your organization. We focus on improving your business processes with software and technology as a tool to achieve the mission and goals you envision. Utilizing excellent client liaison skills and drawing upon our expertise, we ensure an efficient implementation and business process improvements to increase profits and reduce costs.

What We Bring to the Table

The GYF ERP Solutions Team leverages its domain-specific vertical expertise and knowledge to implement, customize, integrate, and extend NetSuite cloud solutions. Our consultants utilize their backgrounds in project management, accounting and information technology to help clients choose and build solutions to meet their needs.

Our Story

Based in Pittsburgh, our GYF ERP Solutions team is comprised of consultants with decades of experience in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), accounting and business process improvements.

Since its inception, the GYF ERP Solutions Group (formerly known as the Technology Services Group) has helped mid-market companies realize the business benefits of implementing end-to-end ERP applications.

In 2014, we became a NetSuite Solutions Provider partner and since then have proudly supported our clients from the first NetSuite demonstration through post-implementation support.  

Created a Pittsburgh NetSuite User Group, which meets quarterly to allow users to exchange ideas and best practices.

Our Team

Jeff Ford

PARTNER

Jeff serves as the Partner overseeing the GYF ERP Solutions Group. Over the span of his 30+ year career, Jeff has focused on providing accounting, auditing and consulting services to privately held companies and not-for-profit organizations. 

Jeff frequently speaks at seminars and business association meetings and has written and instructed classes regarding the impact of information technology on accounting controls and audit risks. He serves as the North American Audit Practice Chair for Geneva Group International (GGI), an international organization of independent accounting, law and consulting firms with over 500 members, including nearly 100 in North America. 

Jeff is also on the Board of Directors for the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) Pittsburgh Chapter and is a member of the Advisory Board for a sporting goods company.

A member of the American and Pennsylvania Institutes of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA/PICPA), Jeff participates in the AICPA Management Consulting Services Division and previously served as the Chair of the PICPA Professional Ethics Committee. He currently serves as an elected member on the AICPA Council, the organization’s governing body. He also holds officer positions on the Boards of Directors of several local tax-exempt organizations.

Prior to joining the Pittsburgh office of an international accounting and consulting firm, Jeff earned a B.S. in Accounting from Duquesne University in 1983 and an MBA, with a concentration in finance, from the University of Pittsburgh in 1984. He was one of three partners who founded GYF in 1990.

Jeff resides in Westmoreland County with his wife, Beth. They have two adult daughters.

Angie McCoy

Director

As Director of the GYF ERP Solutions Group, Angie leads the efforts to help clients choose and implement a best-fit ERP/Financial software solution. 

Her ability to interpret a wide range of complex business processes and her extensive knowledge of ERP/Financials is the winning combination needed to provide exceptional insight into improving clients’ business processes and software-driven workflow requirements.

Angie joined Grossman Yanak & Ford with more than 15 years of experience in distribution and logistics software and related technology. Her career began soon after she graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a B.S. in Psychology focused in Industrial Business Management when she joined a software company focusing on ERP/Financial software. Angie was committed to both business development and client satisfaction through varying roles including Client Trainer, Systems Analyst, Project Manager, Sales Support and, ultimately, Director of R&D and world-wide support. Through these experiences Angie developed the critical skills necessary to understand the unique requirements of various industries.

Following those 15 years in the business community, Angie took time away from the outside workforce to be a stay-at-home mom to her two sons. During this time, Angie founded and operated the Mighty Penguins Sled Hockey Organization, the area’s first non-profit adapted ice hockey program for individuals with disabilities. In this capacity, she defined the mission and charter of the organization, secured non-profit status and developed relationships with Pittsburgh’s top corporations to raise community awareness of the importance sports can have on individuals with disabilities. She has seen firsthand the impact sports can have on building self-esteem and confidence in individuals with disabilities. In 2014, her son, Daniel, who was born with significant disabilities, won a gold medal in sled hockey at the Sochi Paralympic Games.

Angie lives in Indiana Township with her husband, Mark. Her oldest son, Andrew, is a physical medicine and rehabilitation physician. Her son, Daniel, is a personal trainer who advocates for individuals with disabilities. He is currently enrolled in the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Health and Rehabilitation Science Master’s program concentrating on wellness & human performance.

ADDITIONAL ROLES:
Founding Member of Pittsburgh-area NetSuite User Group

Jordan Curry

SENIOR MANAGER

Jordan combines his accounting background and technology expertise to serve the clients of the GYF ERP Solutions Group, with a focus on providing support for technology/software implementations.

In this role, his primary responsibilities include working directly with clients to improve business processes, training users on their ERP systems, and helping them to maximize their technology investments. Jordan has experience working within NetSuite in the following areas: reporting/saved searches, custom workflows, fixed assets, procure to pay, order to cash, and revenue recognition.  Jordan is an Oracle NetSuite Certified ERP Consultant, Certified Administrator and Certified SuiteFoundation. 

Before joining Grossman Yanak & Ford LLP in 2017, he had experience with NetSuite from a user’s perspective, primarily from Controller/Accounting roles. Jordan has worked with light manufacturing, distribution, non-profit, and service-oriented businesses.

Jordan graduated from Geneva College in 2013 with a B.S. in Finance, then later returned to Geneva in 2016 to earn a B.S. in Accounting.

Outside of work, Jordan enjoys playing basketball, working out, hunting, and spending time with his family. He lives in Beaver with his wife, Alexa and their three children Isla, Samuel and Elsie.

Jim O'Mara, CPA

Senior Manager

Jim combines his accounting background and technology experience to serve the clients of the GYF ERP Solutions Group, with a focus on providing support for technology/software implementations.

In this role, his primary responsibilities include working directly with clients to improve businesses processes, training users on their ERP systems, and helping organizations to maximize their technology investments.

Each NetSuite implementation can be customized to utilize the modules and other features to meet the needs of the individual client. Jim has experience implementing NetSuite systems and working with industry-specific functionality, including project management, reporting/saved searches, procure to pay, and order to cash.

Prior to joining Grossman Yanak & Ford in 2018, Jim worked in professional services at an international public accounting firm, and at Fortune 500 companies in the Pittsburgh area within the manufacturing and pharmaceuticals industries. Jim brings a cross-functional background stemming from his experience in the areas of Audit and Assurance, Management Consulting, Systems Implementations, and Process Improvement.

Jim earned his B.S. in Business Administration, with dual degrees in Accounting and Accounting Information Systems, from Duquesne University. He is also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the State of Pennsylvania.

Outside of work, Jim enjoys playing golf, running, listening to music, and spending time with his family. He lives in Wexford with his wife, Gabrielle, son, Brady and daughter, Giuliana.

Stephens Edge

SENIOR Consultant

Stephens utilizes his background in accounting and information systems to serve the clients of the ERP Solutions Group, with a focus on providing support for technology/software implementations.

As an ERP Senior Consultant, his primary responsibilities include working directly with clients to improve businesses processes, training users on their ERP systems, and helping our clients to maximize their technology investments. Stephens has experience implementing NetSuite and working within industry-specific functionality, including project management, contract renewals, dunning, and commissions.

Stephens began his career at Grossman Yanak and Ford LLP in September 2018. Before starting at GYF, he earned his bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Duquesne University in May of 2017, and his master’s degree in Accounting Information Systems from California State University – Los Angeles in August 2018.  Stephens is certified in Oracle NetSuite SuiteFoundation.

Stephens is currently working toward successful completion of all sections of the CPA Exam and anticipates achievement of this milestone in the near future.

Outside of work, Stephens enjoys relaxing with his family and friends, traveling, cooking and watching college football.

Danielle Pistorius, CISA

SENIOR Consultant

Danielle combines her accounting background and her information systems expertise to serve clients of the GYF ERP Solutions Group, with a focus on providing support for technology/software implementations.

In this role, her primary responsibilities include working directly with clients to improve business processes, training users on their ERP systems, and helping to maximize their technology investments. Danielle has experience in NetSuite ERP/Financials, including Estimates, Commissions, Contract Renewals, and industry-specific SuiteSuccess. She focuses on delivering and maintaining quality and exceptional client service.

Prior to joining Grossman Yanak & Ford LLP in February 2018, Danielle performed financial statement audits, third-party assurance assessments, business process analysis, and system pre-implementation risk and controls reviews, specializing in the financial service industry. She brings three years of IT audit and risk assurance experience with an international public accounting firm to the ERP Solutions group.

Danielle graduated Summa Cum Laude from Duquesne University Honors College in May 2015, earning her Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration with dual degrees in Accounting and Information Systems. Danielle is also a licensed Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).

Outside of work, Danielle enjoys baking, golfing, yoga, and spending time with family and her husband, Michael, and their son, Charlie.

Steve Spokane

Senior Consultant

Steve utilizes his finance and accounting background along with his technology expertise to serve the clients of the GYF ERP Solutions Group. As a Consultant, Steve supports clients with their technology/software implementations.

Steve works directly with organizations to improve business processes, training users to become proficient with their ERP systems, and helping clients to maximize their technology investments.

Prior to joining Grossman Yanak & Ford LLP in 2020, Steve spent seven years serving in corporate accounting for the financial services industry. In his most recent Controller role, he focused on creating efficiencies and providing financial insights by aggregating data from multiple systems and departments and managed a NetSuite ERP implementation for the organization. This experience from a user’s perspective allows him to better understand and address client needs.  Steve is an Oracle NetSuite Certified Administrator and Certified SuiteFoundation.

Steve graduated from the University of Akron in 2014 with a B.S. in Accounting.  

Outside of work, Steve enjoys golfing, creating pottery, and supporting Pittsburgh’s sports teams. A native of Plum, he currently resides in Pittsburgh.

 

Emily Stein, CPA

Senior Consultant

Emily utilizes her background in accounting and business management to serve clients of the GYF ERP Solutions group, with a focus on providing support for technology/software implementations. 

 

In this role, her primary responsibilities include working directly with clients to improve business processes, training users on their ERP systems, and helping to maximize their technology investments. Emily has experience across many areas of NetSuite, including nonprofits, wholesale distribution, light manufacturing, specific features such as Advanced Revenue Management. 

Emily began her career with Grossman Yanak & Ford LLP in 2019 as a summer intern and joined the firm’s ERP Solutions Group on a full-time-basis in July 2020. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Grove City College in May 2020, earning a Bachelor of Science in both Accounting and Business Management.  Prior to joining GYF, Emily also had experience performing auditing and attest services and working in development services at a nonprofit.  

Emily is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the State of Pennsylvania.  She is also a NetSuite Certified ERP Consultant, NetSuite Certified Administrator,  NetSuite Certified SuiteAnalytics User, and NetSuite Certified SuiteFoundations User.

Outside of work, Emily enjoys spending time with family and friends, music, long walks, and good food and drink. She is also a member of a local church, where she serves as a community group leader. 

Aaron M. Brown

Consultant

Aaron joined GYF’s ERP Solutions Group in 2023. In his role as an ERP consultant, Aaron provides client support for technology/software implementations and works directly with organizations to review and adapt processes and train users to become proficient with their ERP systems in order to maximize their technology investments.

The GYF ERP Solutions Group is a channel partner for NetSuite, one of the industry’s leading cloud-based ERP vendors. Each implementation can be customized to utilize the models and other features to meet the needs of the individual client.

Aaron earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems & Technology and Supply Chain Management from Duquesne University.  Aaron is certified in Oracle NetSuite SuiteFoundation.

When he is not busy helping clients with their technology needs, Aaron enjoys spending time with friends and family. He also likes stay active by playing soccer, working out and golfing.

Christopher R. Johns

Consultant

Chris draws upon his expertise as a user of accounting systems to assist the clients he serves as a consultant in the ERP Solutions Group.  In this role, he focuses on providing support for technology/software implementations and helping clients to opimize their technology investments.

Because Chris assisted with a system implementation from the client side of the process in a previous job, he is better able to understand and address clients’ needs and challenges.  His primary responsibilities include working directly with management to improve business processes and training new users on their ERP systems.

Chris joined Grossman Yanak & Ford LLP in 2022, bringing more than four years of accounting and technology experience in the banking and financial services industries.  Chris is an Oracle NetSuite Certified Administrator and Certified SuiteFoundation.  He is a graduate of Geneva College, where he earned a B.S. in Accounting as well as a B.S. in Business Administration with a Concentration in Finance.   He also played four years of football at Geneva College. 

When he is not busy assisting clients, Chris likes to stay active by hunting, fishing, lifting weights, and cooking.  He and his wife, Naomi, live in Munhall and enjoy walking their dog, Chica, around the Waterfront.

 

Mario V. Nardozi

Consultant

Mario worked for an international accounting firm before joining GYF in 2023.  Through this experience, Mario built strong relationships with clients, became proficient in business analytics and ERP implementations, and was responsible for project management, client assistance and support during all testing phases through cutover.

He utilizes this expertise in his current role as a Consultant with the GYF ERP Solutions Group.  Mario provides client support for technology/software implementations, working directly with organizations to review and adapt processes and train users to become proficient with their ERP systems in order to maximize their technology investments.

The GYF ERP Solutions Group is a channel partner for NetSuite, one of the industry’s leading cloud-based ERP vendors.  Each implementation can be customized to utilize the models and other features to meet the needs of the individual client.

Mario is a graduate of The Pennsylvania State University, earning his B.S. degree in Management Information Systems with a Finance focus.  He is also a SAP Certified Application Associate in Financial Accounting.

Outside of work, Mario enjoys watching sports, golfing, participating in outdoor activities and spending time with friends and family.

Gabriel K. Spurlock, CPA

Consultant

Gabe utilizes his past experience helping clients to optimize their accounting software in his role as an ERP consultant.  He provides client support for technology/software implementations and works directly with organizations to review and adapt processes and train users to become proficient with their ERP systems to maximize their technology investments.

Gabe guides clients to look beyond the functionality of the software to focus on improving and strealining their business processes in order to use the technology as a tool.

Gabe joined Grossman Yanak & Ford LLP in September 2022, bringing more than two years of experience in public accounting and working to assist clients with accounting software.  He is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Pennsylvania.  Gabe is a NetSuite Certified Administrator and NetSuite Certified SuiteFoundation.

An alumnus of Duquesne University, Gabe earned both is Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Accounting from the institution.  He was also a member of the Dukes football team.

Outside of work, Gabe enjoys watching and cheering for Pittsburgh professional sports teams, golfing, reading, and spending time with friends and family.  He lives on the Northside with his Fiancé, Mikayla.

Patrick Yohe

Consultant

Patrick provides support for technology/software implementations for clients of GYF’s ERP Solutions Group. Using his academic background in business information systems and supply chain management, Patrick helps clients to improve their business processes and to utilize technology to increase efficiency and profitability.

Patrick works directly with organizations to review and adapt processes and train users to become proficient with their ERP systems to maximize their technology investments. The ERP Solutions Group is a channel partner for NetSuite, one of the industry’s leading cloud-based ERP vendors. Each implementation can be customized to utilize the models and other features to meet the needs of the individual client.  Patrick is certified in Oracle NetSuite SuiteFoundation and is proficient in SuiteScript and workflow development .

Patrick joined Grossman Yanak & Ford LLP in May 2021, following his graduation from the University of Pittsburgh’s College of Business Administration. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Business Information Systems and Supply Chain Management. Patrick is a certified Six Sigma Yellow Belt and is working toward the Green Belt credential.

Outside of work, Patrick enjoys cooking, relaxing with friends, traveling, and listening to music.

Rhonda Rothert

Client Relationship Manager

Rhonda has over 30 years of experience administratively with software, technology and customer service.  Over the course of her career, she has been committed to customer satisfaction by maintaining a close relationship with her clients.

As Client Relationship Manager of the GYF ERP Solutions Group for more than 15 years, Rhonda works with her clients on their maintenance and support issues, any product questions and pricing, and general communications on software and services.  Her dedication to customer service fosters great working relationships that have presented the GYF ERP Solutions Group with many opportunities to do business.

Prior to joining Grossman Yanak & Ford LLP, Rhonda worked for a French-owned software company where she was an Administrator in the Human Resource Department. While there, she managed all internal and external communications along with bureaucratic operations. These operations were vital to the proper functioning of the company and allowed for effective business relations.

In addition, she also worked for Bender Consulting Services, Inc. a consulting firm that placed people with disabilities in competitive career opportunities in the public and private sector. While there, she conducted interviews for possible hiring, screened candidates and worked alongside the hiring staff in an effort to grow the company.  Being the sole employee conducting initial interviews, Rhonda was a valuable asset to the company and set the stage for further company growth.

Rhonda lives in O’Hara Township with her husband Mark. She has three adult sons: Travis, Troy, and Trent, and one grandson, Luca.