Our Team

We Think Like the End User Because We Are the End User

At Apero Solutions, we not only understand the retail and wholesale distribution industry, we are a part of the industry. Our leaders have worked in distribution for 30 years and counting.

When it comes to enhancing the end user experience, we take great pride in knowing that we can tap into their needs because we’ve walked in their shoes. In that regard, our retail and wholesale distribution ERP software is designed for business. Our in-house experts understand the challenges they face every day and are constantly looking at new, innovative approaches to make work processes more efficient, integrated, and collaborative.

From the technology to development to programming, we have designed our solution to meet the needs of our users and increase wholesale distribution value in four strategic areas:

  • Business operations
  • End user experience
  • Software integration
  • Revenue and inventory management

Partnerships That Go Beyond Business

When you enter into a partnership with Apero, you are in a committed relationship. Whenever we speak about our team, that phrase extends to our business partners and customers. Apero Solutions is built on the foundation of long-term relationships that embody our overall team spirit and culture. We are proud to say that some of our business partnerships have lasted for over 30 years. The Apero team is one tight unit that looks out for one another from both a personal and business standpoint.

Meet Our Team

Darrin Brown, Director of Technology

Darrin Brown has been studying and working in the IT field since 1984. He initially studied Engineering at the University of Alberta before transferring to Computer Systems at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology.

For over 27 years, Darrin has and continues to provide IT consulting and IT services. Building on his vast array of experience and knowledge, Darrin has had in-depth involvement with Unix/Linux, Progress, and many other technologies. Darrin continues to develop in technical related areas, which includes Cloud Computing, Network Architecture, VoIP, SAN storage architecture, and system security/encryption.

Darrin makes his home in Edmonton, Alberta where he resides with his wife and four children. When he manages some free time away from work, he enjoys studying physics, photography, camping, and spending time with family and good friends.


Joan Chambers, Co-Owner

Joan Chambers has over 30 years of involvement in all aspects of the Distribution Industry from an end user perspective. She has been exposed to several different business models and operates on experience, experience, experience!

Joan’s passion lies in sharing knowledge through training and educating others in business processes, procedures, and other related subjects. Challenges are viewed as an opportunity versus a problem.

Joan resides in Edmonton, Alberta. Family and friends are extremely important to Joan and her husband, and this fits right in with their love of entertaining. When Joan is not busy with work, she enjoys a multitude of activities. High on the list are cooking, reading, redecorating, and gardening.


Oscar Perez, Director of Software Development

Oscar Perez is passionate about many things, and technology is one of them. Oscar began his career in software development over 20 years ago in the ERP field and has been a software engineer over the same time frame.

Oscar is well versed in Project Management as well as application framework and architecting solutions. The work Oscar is involved with and the work he initiates inspire him to greater heights and successful results.

Oscar holds the position of Director of Software Development with Apero Solutions Inc. and is an integral part of their four-person management team.

Oscar was a lead player in Apero’s recent mobile application “SalesXpress”. Through his knowledge and efforts and with the assistance of his valued team members, Apero proudly accepted the second place award at the Progress Exchange 2013 Mobile Application contest.

Oscar resides in Edmonton, Alberta and enjoys spending time with his family and a multitude of sport activities in his free time.


Sophy Nathanail, Co-Owner

Sophy Nathanail has over 28 years of experience in the ERP Software and Distribution Industry. Implementing software solutions in the wholesale distribution industry has taken Sophy to all corners of the world, including Australia, The Netherlands, North, South, and Central America and, of course, Canada.

Sophy holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Education. She began her career in the technology industry writing documentation, which led to roles in software testing, implementing, and ultimately designing solutions that fulfilled client business processes and software requirements.

In January of 2011, together with her partner Joan Chambers and an expert team of development and support staff, Apero Solutions Inc. was born.

Sophy resides in Calgary, Alberta with her husband Al. They love spending time with their children and their families. In her free time, Sophy is involved with numerous charities, raising funds and volunteering for women and children in need. Her current passion is the Canadian Progress Club “Elevate”, which supports local charities.