Staff Members

Staff Experts

 Our staff of full time and contract employees as well as consultants
include members with over 25 years of experience in housing authority,
municipal, and utility applications design, development, training, and
support 

Gregory Clarke, Director of Technical Services

  

Mr. Clarke is one of the founders of Progenixx, Inc. in 2006.  Progenixx has created a complete solution for Public Housing Authorities of all sizes.
 

After leaving Creative Computer Solutions (CCS), Mr. Clarke was the Technical Director of Functional Specifications for FXA Group. FXA is a leading enterprise software development company focused on food  traceability solutions. A graduate of UC Berkeley, Mr. Clarke was responsible for the development of financial software applications at FXA.
 

Prior to joining FXA, Mr. Clarke was the founder and CEO of CCS. CCS was a successful company that provided software systems and services to housing authorities, municipal government, and utilities in the United States, Canada, Barbados, Alaska, and Hawaii.
 

Contact: gregc@progenixx.com

Stephen E. Johnson, Software Architect

  

Mr. Johnson is one of the founders of Progenixx, Inc. in 2006.  Progenixx has created a complete solution for Public Housing Authorities of all sizes.
 

After leaving Creative Computer Solutions (CCS), Mr. Johnson was the Technology Director for FXA Group. FXA is a leading enterprise software development company
focused on food traceability solutions. A graduate of MIT (BS) and UCLA (MS and MBA), Mr. Johnson was the chief architect of FXA’s food industry applications.
 

Mr. Johnson was the Chief Technology Officer of CCS; and served as the principal system architect and database designer for all of the company’s applications.   CCS was a successful company that provided software systems and services to housing authorities, municipal government, and utilities in the United States, Canada, Barbados, Alaska, and Hawaii.
 

Contact: stevej@progenixx.com

Joel Sokolsky, Lead Programmer/Analyst

 Mr. Sokolsky joined Progenixx, Inc. in 2016.  He has supported CCS and ECS products and developed software modules for Progenixx.
 

Mr. Sokolsky has over 37 years of experience in developing and maintaining business application software. He has over 30 years of experience in developing and supporting public housing authority software in the U.S. and Canada.
 

A graduate of the University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio with a Bachelor's of Science in Computer Science.  Mr. Sokolsky was Lead Programmer/Analyst  at CCS and then ECS.    CCS was a successful company that provided software systems and services to housing authorities, municipal government, and utilities in the United States, Canada, Barbados, Alaska, and Hawaii.  

 Contact: joels@progenixx.com 

Greg Bjerre, Contractor

  

Mr. Bjerre has 35+ years in all aspects of Information Technology: design, development, implementation, operations, and support. His first IT job was as a Systems Analyst for Oakland Housing Authority (a user of CCS software). He later worked for CCS for 10 years as a Programmer/Analyst, Implementation Manager, Director of Support Services, and Vice President of MIS. He was involved with all three of the product lines: housing authority, municipal, and utilities. With Progenixx, he has managed the standalone online PHA waiting list websites.


After graduating from Stanford with a BS in Math, Mr. Bjerre started his career as a middle and high school teacher in the Mt. Diablo School District in northern California. He prides himself on the ability to communicate technical concepts to non-technical people. He has additional technical experience in a variety of private sector business systems including: healthcare, ERP, wholesale distribution, and warehouse logistics.


Contact: gregb@progenixx.com


Marsha Yates, Consultant

 Ms. Yates is working as an Independent consultant to housing authorities, performing management services and helping the housing authorities to refine procedures and write documentation for such procedures that are within their housing plan and within HUD regulations. Services also include the training of appropriate staff members on their current software. She has worked with several PHA’s to help them meet their HUD -50058 compliance scores.
 

Consultant, Miami-Dade Housing Authority   2009 – 2010
 

Consultant, Atlanta Housing Authority   2006 – 2009
 

Worked with over 50 housing authorities ranging in size from less than 1000 units to over 50,000 units. Authored procedural documentation that has been used by multiple housing authorities, including Chicago Housing Authority, San Francisco Housing Authority, Housing Authority of the County of Cook, Youngstown Housing Authority and Cincinnati Housing Authority.
 

Yates Consulting Services, LLC
Office Phone: 618-893-4213
Fax Number: 618-893-4893
Cell Phone: 618-534-2082
 

Contact: marshay@progenixx.com