Leadership Bios

Bryan Wirthlin

Bryan Wirthlin

Founder and President

As Founder and President of SandPoint Consulting, Bryan’s unique vision has created the premiere choice available in high-level SAP® Business Planning and Consolidation services.

Starting in 2001, Bryan has built a team of seasoned, savvy consultants who have demonstrated the ability to precisely fit BPC implementation processes to meet the complex and diverse client needs.

Bryan has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Brigham Young University. He and his family live in Metro Detroit, where he also serves as the Vice President of Operations in the Great Lakes Field Service Council of the Boy Scouts of America.

Brian Tyson

Brian Tyson

Vice President of Solutions Engineering

Brian Tyson is an expert BPC Elite SAP Certified consultant with over ten years’ experience in corporate finance, accounting and IT.

Brian has been a BPC solution architect since 2005. Currently, he manages all Pre-Sales efforts for SandPoint Consulting; finding solutions and providing demonstrations for customers to see the full value and potential of SAP products. Brian also oversees SandPoint’s BPC training and develops BPC prototype solutions to help potential customers understand and utilize BPC to its fullest potential.

Brian earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Wright State University. He holds several certifications including BPC Elite, BPC Migration, and OutlookSoft Consultant.

Jerry Argabrite

Jerry Argabrite

Vice President, Consulting

Jerry Argabrite is a cutting-edge expert at optimizing SAP® Business Planning and Consolidation. An EPM consulting leader focused on SAP BPC implementations since 2002, Jerry leads energetic teams in finding the perfect fit between BPC and a wide range of client needs in various industries.

Jerry is a performance-oriented leader passionate about quality and customer satisfaction, designing and ensuring BPC implementation ‘best practices’ based on thorough planning, phased delivery, comprehensive documentation and extensive knowledge transfer. Clients who have worked with Jerry glowingly describe him as, the “best BPC consultant” in the business.

Jerry is a highly-experienced CPA who earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from California State University – Northridge.

Phil Johnson

Phil Johnson

Vice President, Business Development

With 20+ years experience as a leading account executive in Enterprise Performance Management, Phil has been an influential EPM leader since 1992, and possesses key-insider insights with the BPC tool, having worked for both OutlookSoft and SAP.

Overseeing business development, account management and sales, Phil develops mutually-beneficial partnerships that keep SandPoint’s offering at the industry’s forefront. He also cultivates ongoing, positive relationships with clients to maintain the highest level of customer satisfaction. Above all, Phil creates happy clients who know him as friendly, knowledgeable, and as a consummate professional.

Phil earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Michigan State University.

Kelly Darren

Kelly Darren

BlackLine Practice Manager

Kelly Darren is the BlackLine practice manager for SandPoint Consulting. She is responsible for developing and leading the BlackLine consulting and implementation team. Her role includes overseeing transformation projects that involve design and deployment of the BlackLine application while optimizing the client financial close process.

Prior to her current position, Kelly was the director of support at BlackLine and has implemented and supported the solutions at over 50 different companies. She is recognized for her ability to lead, design, develop and deliver solutions that drive efficiencies within the close process. She also worked in both public accounting and private industry and is proficient in multiple ERP systems, accounting standards and SOX requirements.

Kelly has a Bachelor’s of Accountancy degree from Walsh College and a Master’s in Business Administration with a concentration in International Business from Oakland University. In addition to being a certified public accountant, she is also a certified Six Sigma Black Belt specializing in improvement in transactional processes.