Your Directors


Joel Patterson | Founder

Joel Patterson is the Founder of The Vested Group. Joel has over 20 years of experience in the consulting field and has held positions in prestigious firms such as Arthur Andersen and Cap Gemini. Joel was also a founder of Lucidity Consulting Group, an Oracle consulting and implementation firm that is also in the Dallas, TX area. Joel has a degree in Business Administration from Baylor University.

Joel’s focus at The Vested Group includes helping build the organization both internally and externally. He works closely with potential clients in understanding their business processes and refining or improving their methods in conjunction with implementing NetSuite. Internally, Joel is known for his hands-on leadership and commitment to company culture.

In his free time, Joel enjoys spending time in the great outdoors, catching a baseball game with friends, and exploring new music. He attributes his success to his lovely wife and his patience to his children.

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Cedric Carter | Director

Cedric Carter is a Director at The Vested Group with over ten years experience in the fields of Business Development and Manufacturing and Distribution. Prior to working with The Vested Group, Cedric was a Practice Director with JD Edwards and led re-engineering efforts at UPS (United Parcel Service).

At The Vested Group, Cedric focuses on systems delivery, deployment, and optimization. He excels as a NetSuite implementation project leader and fosters a learning environment among his consulting teams.

Cedric’s personal interests include umpiring baseball games, watching classic movies, and spending time at home with his family where he is known for being quite the handyman.

John Mack | Director

John Mack is a Director at The Vested Group and has over ten years of experience in implementing, managing, and supporting ERP applications. His industry experience focuses on heavy manufacturing, industrial products, service, and construction establishments. John’s strengths lie in understanding the core distribution and manufacturing business processes and the ability to translate that into available functionality to meet specific client requirements. John has a Bachelor of Science degree from Texas A&M University.

John leads The Vested Group’s NetSuite support practice, inVESTED. He dedicates his time to providing current NetSuite customers with high quality, timely solutions using an effective and easy to use support model.

John likes spending his free time on the golf course, watching sports, or enjoying quality time with his family.

Your Team

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Jon Brower

Vice President of Sales

Matt Laban

Senior Manager

John Keel

Senior Manager

Cindy Cline


Casey Andrews

Senior Consultant

Pooja Sekaran

Senior Consultant

Chris Mixon

Senior Consultant

Hannah Wulz


Janelle Rodriguez


Dave McGee


David Robertson

Senior Manager | MPM

Aprille Tenorio

Director of Marketing

Tiffiney Anderson

Office Manager

Daniel Webb

Senior Consultant

Rian Johnson

Senior Consultant

Alexa Nguyen

Senior Consultant

CJ Carter


Austin Pretsch


Steven Smith

Senior Technical Manager

Daniel Keough

Senior Manager

Jennifer Polk

Client Relations Manager

James Mack

Account Executive

Maria Magaña

Senior Consultant

Karl-Henry Martinsson

Senior Consultant

Tom Taylor

Senior Consultant

Javier Magaña


Neeraj Sharma

Senior Manager

Mike Pope

Senior Manager

Hillary Patterson

Bringer of Joy

Stevie Patterson

Research Analyst

Josh Barnett

Senior Consultant

Brittany King

Senior Consultant

Kristin Squire

Senior Consultant

Cheyenne Johnson