Meet Our Team

Skilled, passionate, and committed. Our team is a diverse collection of community-minded technology advocates that are motivated by achieving the goals of our customers.

Jacob Koshy

Founding Principal and Vice President
Oil and Gas/Pipeline Solutions

Jacob is a founding partner of ARC, and actively participates in providing practical leadership and direction to ARC’s Executive – including visioning, direction and growth efforts. Jacob also functions as the Executive Director Oil & Gas, and provides vision, direction and guidance to the professional services team, and has helped deliver successful customer solutions from “Nominations to Invoicing”.

Gopan Kurup

Director of Business Development

Gopan is an information systems professional in active practice since 1999. He has acquired a broad range of applied experience including application architecture, business analysis, design, development, testing, and project management. His hybrid of business, technical, organizational and communications skills ensures a customer-focused approach, traversing easily between executive/senior management and project team members alike.

Rohit Bhatia

Director of Strategic Growth and Partnerships
Director of Managed Services

Rohit is the Director of Strategic Growth and Partnerships with ARC, he is responsible for the strategic direction, vision, growth, and performance of ARC’s flagship brand. As a seasoned professional with more than 12 years+ of Account Management and Business Development in several different industries both in the Private and Public sector, Rohit is known for his unique approach to client management which allows him to deliver top-tier customer service. Rohit is constantly working with his clients to find further efficiencies and help his clients develop successful future work plans.

Chantel Van Dasselaar

Marketing Specialist

Chantel is the Marketing Specialist and Office Administrator for the ARC Business Solutions Inc. head office in Edmonton, Alberta. She is also back up support to the Calgary, Regina and Toronto offices. Chantel has over 20 years experience in Administration and 6 years experience in Marketing. Chantel is an adaptable, hardworking and a dependable team player. She is also flexible, reliable and committed to each task at hand.

Benoit Drysdelle


Benoit is Controller for ARC Business Solutions Inc. Benoit has over 17 years of working experience in accounting department. He possess strong analytical and problem solving skills, with the ability to make well thought out decisions. He is a focused and hardworking person who is able to efficiently complete tasks while maintaining a high attention to detail. He has his Bachelors of Business in Accounting.

Darwin Perrier

Founding Principal and Vice President
Utilities Sector Consulting

Darwin is a founding partner of ARC. Since 1985, he has achievements in a cross-section of industry and project initiatives. He has strong leadership, consulting, planning and architectural skills. He is currently leading ARC’s Utility Sector Consulting division and is recognized as an expert in western Canada. He has participated on the Smart Grid Council, acted as an expert witness, and actively works on many utility sector regulations.

Michael Den Ouden

Director of Business Development

Michael is responsible for business development in both Calgary and Saskatchewan, and has been in Account Management in the IT sector since 1996. He is recognized for opening new markets, and is known for his solution selling knowledge coupled with his strong relationship management. Michael’s past assignments have varied from software sales to general IT services.

Andrew Smith

Director of Business Strategies

Andrew has been driving business strategy and results via technology solutions and business process improvements since 1986. He has engaged corporate leaders to build realistic and achievable technology and people-based solutions to transform their businesses. This has involved leading high-tech, multidisciplinary software teams delivering high-quality integrated solutions in diverse locations with multidisciplinary teams.

Elizabeth Carpenter

Recruitment Specialist

Elizabeth is ARC's Recruitment Specialist. She has held this position for 8 years and handles company-wide recruitment needs. Elizabeth is a reliable, hardworking individual who is able to efficiently complete tasks while maintaining a high attention to detail. Contact her if you are interested in joining our team!

Jaxsy McCormick

HR & Finance Manager

Jaxsy is the HR & Finance Manager for ARC Business Solutions Inc. and is based in the head office in Edmonton, Alberta. Jaxsy obtained her Bachelor of Business Administration- Accounting in 2016. Over the last 12 years Jaxsy has gained lots of experience in various accounting positions allowing her to add significant value to the ARC team. Her social personality, commitment to continued learning, and desire for helping others has led her into the HR world over the last 3 years.

The ARC roster goes beyond this list and can scale up and down to work with any project size. Our teams are readily available to deploy whenever you need them.