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Our Team

David Poulson


Co-founder & President

David Poulson has over 30 years of experience in the IT industry.  After graduating from Commerce at Queen’s University he worked at ComputerLand in Toronto, where he saw the potential for the personal computer.  He joined Ernst & Young and while doing his MBA at U of T, helped start a PC practice area.  Since that time, he has gone on to start a number of successful technology ventures, including United System Solutions which became a CGI company in 2001.  After a short break, he co-founded Starport with former United colleague, Brian Everest. Starport has enjoyed steady growth and is now in its 11th year.  David has 4 adult children.  When not thinking about computers, David enjoys time with his family at the cottage in the summer. In the winter he skiis in the Collingwood area.

david poulson
brian everest

Brian Everest


Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer

Brian Everest is a results-oriented IT professional with over 20 years of experience in designing, implementing and supporting IT systems and networks for diverse industries. Brian holds a Programmer/Analyst diploma and an MBA degree in Information Technology.

Colleen Hrivnak 


Vice President, Finance 

Before Starport, as Vice President and CFO of a successful family company, Colleen Hrivnak’s role focussed not only on finance but also project management, marketing and customer service. After the sale of her company, Colleen was excited to join the Starport team to learn about IT Managed Services and contribute to the growth and success of Starport.

Colleen Hrivnak
Ann Riley

Anne Riley


Director, Client Relations

Anne Riley holds a bachelor of commerce from Queens University, and an MBA from University of Manitoba.

She started her career as an account director at IBM, after which she moved into the financial services industry working at Bank of Montreal, and later in a Senior management role at the Canadian Bankers Association. After leaving the CBA, she spent over a decade in the direct insurance industry, facilitating communications and writing policy on behalf Canada’s banks and largest financial institutions.

In 2012, she joined Starport to work with its engagement managers where she plays an active role assisting them by providing support, guidance and oversight to them and as well to Starport’s clients.

Anne has extensive experience in client relations management, backed by the foundation in technology she acquired while working at IBM.  When not focussed on client satisfaction, Anne likes to travel, play tennis, host guests for home cooked meals at her cottage and play bridge.


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