CORE Management Team
Mairead has more than 20 years’ experience working in technology throughout Europe, the United States and the Middle East. She is an experienced Board Level leader having held several senior leadership positions including General Manager, Managing Director and CEO. She has a passion for building high performing multi-disciplinary teams and leading transformation programmes.
Mairead was appointed General Manager of CORE Tech in September 2016 to establish Cultura’s Mitchelstown office as a European R&D centre of excellence. Her role focuses on growing CORE Tech through strategic international expansion, investment in talent and R&D, delivering excellence in customer experience, forming strategic stakeholder partnerships and driving strategic acquisition in Ireland and the UK.
Mairead previously served a five year term as a government appointed non-executive director on the Galway Harbour Board, a five year term as a non-executive director of Galway Chamber, a two year term as an advisor on the Chambers Ireland skills policy council and a term as President of Network Galway. She is an accomplished keynote speaker and a vocal advocate for Women in Technology and STEM in higher education.
Mairead’s role focuses on growing CORE Tech through strategic international expansion, investment in talent and R&D, delivering excellence in customer experience, forming strategic stakeholder partnerships and driving strategic acquisition in Ireland and the UK.
Dairy Division Manager
Liz joined the CORE team in 1995 and since then has been responsible for some of the company’s leading milk projects. She is a graduate Cork Institute of Technology and has experience in software development, consultancy and project management. As a functional consultant with CORE Dairy she influenced the design and functionality of what is now one of our flagship products, CORE Milk.
As Dairy Division Manager, Liz will ensure new technology continues to support the dairy industry while expanding the CORE Milk software footprint in Ireland and the UK.
DBA and OBI Service Manager
Jim has worked with CORE Tech for 13 years during which time he has been responsible for engaging with customers to provide DBA, business intelligence and Cloud services. Jim was also responsible for designing integration services between CORE, SAP, and Oracle Ebiz (BPEL). He has completed training on Oracle DB, Fusion Middleware and OBIEE and most recently completed the ITIL Foundation course. IN his spare time, Jim is a keen golfer.
Jim is responsible for engaging with customers to provide DBA, business intelligence and Cloud services.
Software Development Manager
Ana is a graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology. She hold multiple Oracle Certifications. She joined CORE 5 years ago as software developer. In that time she took on the role of Mobile App Team lead and has been instrumental in leading the CORE Tech development of multiple mobile apps for use in warehouses, retail outlets and on farm. In Jan 2020 Ana was appointed to the position of Software Development Manager. She leads a team of 11 including 2 full time QA analysts. Ana has a passion for new technology and is responsible for the CORE Tech 5 year R&D roadmap that includes our migration to Oracle Jet, A suite of paperless modules, New mobile apps and enhanced e-commerce and customer loyalty developments.
Ana has a passion for new technology and is responsible for the CORE Tech 5 year R&D roadmap.
Geraldine Quinlan Burke
A graduate in computing from IT Tralee, Geraldine joined CORE as a business analyst in 2004 having held roles in system and software support in banking, telecommunications and internet security. Geraldine has played an important role in CORE ERP implementations across the retail, agribusiness and milling sectors, giving her in-depth knowledge the CORE product suite as well as a deep understanding of client business processes.
In her role as Operations Lead, Geraldine is responsible for implementing and driving multiple efficiencies throughout the CORE business.