Meet The Team

Patrick Lyons
Chief Software Architect

Patrick is the principal architect for PalMate ERP, having been with The PalMate Group since it’s inception, and oversees all development activities. He specializes in clean design and easy to use interfaces, working extensively with organizations to ensure the software and technology they employ is ideal in every possible way. 

Adam Marshall
CS Team Lead

Adam has been working in Information Technology and Software Solutions for over 14 years and joined The PalMate Group in 2017 where he serves as the Team Lead for the Customer Service Team. He has two children, Elias and Xiomara.

Kevan Grinwis
Buisness Development & Strategic Partnerships
For over 15 years, Kevan has been serving the Pallet and Lumber Industry in various roles, 10 of them in business development for The PalMate Group. With an extensive background in automation, software, business management, and leadership, he is passionate about process improvement, efficiency, and the idea that the products and services that we provide add real value to real companies every day. Kevan and his wife Jamie live in West Michigan with their 2 college-aged sons enjoying active involvement in their local church and community.
Brittany Larson
Business Manager
With an impressive background in process improvement and client relations, Brittany has been a major player at The PalMate Group since she's been with us. She prefers spending quality time with her husband and two daughters in her free time. Having a heart for adventure, Brittany makes time to pursue creative endeavors with painting and sketching, find new restaurants with friends, and enjoying comedy shows and movies. Where fun and new experiences can be found, Brittany is there, too.
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John VanIwaarden
Customer Support
John has a strong background in information technology and software, as well as, some time in warehouse management. When he is not at work, as a true family man, John enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters. With a desire to keep his mind and skills sharp, he is often catching up on his favorite tech YouTube channels. John also recently has started to keep up with the Detroit Lions!
Brian Young
Software Engineer
After graduating from Ferris State University with a degree in software engineering, Brian has spent the last 4 years dedicated to his craft as a software engineer. When he is not perfecting his skillset, Brian likes to relax by playing games and watching anime in his free time, and he loves to go camping during the summer months.