RAPA founders

There are fundamental truths about what it means to be RAPA: practical, smart, humble, passionate and client centered. Our mission is to help people succeed in seeing the IT big picture to advance business goals. Meet RAPA’s leadership team.

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Leadership Team


Susan Odle - COO, RAPA

Susan Odle

CEO / Co-Founder



  • RAPA’s senior management relationship manager
  • 22 years of business leadership experience in enterprise software and services
  • Responsible for engagement strategy, facilitating cross functional/hierarchical collaboration, quality control and structuring measurable, progressive engagements that deliver on time and on budget
  • IT Service Management (ITSM), IT Asset Management (ITAM), system management, document management and learning management systems experience
  • ITIL v3.5 certified
  • Government of Canada Security Clearance – Level II Secret


Pierre horizontal head shotPierre Paquette

CTO / Co-Founder



  • RAPA’s technology and data expert
  • 25 years of technical leadership & solution delivery experience in enterprise software / services
  • Responsible for analyzing business requirements against technical capabilities, collaborating with cross functional/hierarchical technical teams to achieve consensus on solution design, process improvement, data optimization, technology strategy and implementation
  • IT Service Management (ITSM), IT Asset Management (ITAM) chargeback / showback, seat management and security experience
  • Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) and Microsoft Certified Software Asset Manager (CSAM)
  • Government of Canada Security Clearance – Level II Secret (pending)



Richard LaroqueRichard LaRocque, ing.

IT Management Knowledge Director



  • RAPA’s process and standards expert
  • 25 years of business and systems solutions consulting in enterprise IT
  • Responsible for requirements definition, business analysis, process re-engineering, functional architecture, systems design, project management and information management
  • IT Service Management (ITSM), IT Asset Management (ITAM) and system management experience
  • ITIL V2 Service Manager certificate “with Distinction”, ITIL V3 Expert, (COBIT 4.1) foundation certified and ISO/IEC 20 000 certified at the Consultant/Manager level
  • Government of Canada Security Clearance – Level II Secret