Leadership Team

All leadership team members are committed to the Vision of AbleIT

Dennis Lawrence
Dennis W. Lawrence
President and Chief Executive Officer

Dennis founded AbleIT in February of 1992. As a 35 plus year veteran of the IT industry, Dennis is committed to ensuring AbleIT is a process driven organization with our core values visibly integrated into how we do business.

  • Dennis worked many years on contract with numerous businesses planning, building, supporting their network infrastructure and writing custom database applications helping customers to streamline business processes
  • Past experience covers many technical areas working with electronic circuit design, SCADA systems, automation control systems, custom software development and computer/network integration in the Oil and Gas Industry
  • Certified Electronic Technologist with a degree in Electronics Engineering Technology
Cheryl Leibel
Cheryl M. Leibel
Chief Financial Officer

Cheryl has been involved with AbleIT since it’s inception in 1992. Cheryl performs many duties at AbleIT including: HR, AP/AR, Payroll, Collections and Marketing. She is currently on the member advisory board for The Edmonton Chamber of Commerce, the board of directors for Edmonton Business Association (EBA) and both the Computer Network Administrator (CNA) and the Network Engineering Technology (NET) advisory committee at NAIT. Cheryl actively promotes and educates people about AbleIT through the many networking functions she attends.

  • Cheryl’s background is business orientated specializing in customer service, human resources, bookkeeping and communications
  • Cheryl has gained a variety of experience over the years through her positions held in public service, banking and farm equipment
  • Cheryl loves to learn and meet new people and when she can do both at once … BONUS!
Madan Murthy
Madan Murthy
Manager of Business Development

Madan joined the Able team in 2016 bringing over 16 years of building and executing on corporate sales, branding, marketing, and operations strategies. He is a charismatic leader skilled in training, developing, mentoring, empowering, and motivating cohesive sales teams of top performers to master sales closing strategies, execute established sales processes, and exceed company and client expectations. Madan also works closely with the Operations Team at AbleIT to ensure that our clients receive only the very best customer service in the industry.

Desi Chu
Desi Chu
Manager of IT Support Services

Desi has been with AbleIT for over 18 years and brings 30+ years of IT experience. Desi oversees the daily IT operations within AbleIT and works closely with the support team to ensure AbleIT continuously offers leading-edge technology, strategic planning, and quality support services with fast response times. His natural ability to communicate has helped clients cut costs, streamline operations, and increase productivity. With his dedication and level of experience in the IT industry, Desi continues to maintain relationships and provide effective solutions that exceed the expectations and requirements of both AbleIT and our clients.

Brad Melrose
Brad Melrose
Manager of IT Project Services and R&D

Brad started with AbleIT in the spring of 2012 and brings 25+ years of experience. Brad wears a lot of IT hats at AbleIT covering many areas our customers depend on. Security is one of Brad’s strengths, and if not directly working on a security solution, everything Brad does is implemented with a security focus in mind. It is also essential that computing systems “work”, so Brad does extensive research, testing and internal technician training to ensure stability and consistency in the products and services AbleIT provides to its customers.

Richard Hatfield
Richard Hatfield
Manager of Custom Software Development Services

Richard joined AbleIT in 2006. Richard brings 30+ years analyzing, designing and implementing business automation and database solutions for customers. Richard has the natural ability to quickly identify customer needs then turn those needs into intuitive easy to use database applications. Richard is also responsible for defining development standards and mentoring the junior developers training them on applying the standards to ensure consistency across all the custom applications we develop. Since joining AbleIT Richard continues to be actively involved in every aspect of client’s development processes. He works with customers, stake holders and the AbleIT team to create solutions to fulfill the identified needs.