Not just another vendor, Harris understands the challenges faced by providers to do more with less. We combine a depth of health care and public health proficiency with innovative solutions to offer public agencies and private organizations the best value combination of health care expertise, technology know-how and professional services.
With a dedicated team including licensed clinical staff having real-world experience in behavioral, mental and public health in addition to medical billing and coding as well as technical personnel, we are uniquely able and proven to deliver on the promise of health care information technology while controlling costs.
Jeff Bender, CPA, CA
Chief Executive Officer, Harris Operating Group
As CEO, Jeff guides Harris by overseeing all corporate planning and strategic direction. He works with all Harris employees to ensure we continue to deliver on our goals and objectives and create value for all Harris employees, customers and shareholders. Jeff’s continual focus on accountability, responsibility, ownership and understanding continues to drive the Harris performance culture.
Before his appointment as CEO, Jeff made significant contributions to the company by holding various senior management positions, including Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining Harris, Jeff spent seven years at Deloitte & Touche in their technology business practice. Jeff earned his Bachelor of Commerce degree at Carleton University and is a member of the Ontario Institute of Chartered Accountants.
President, Healthcare Group
As President of the Healthcare Group, Jerry Canada is responsible for the overall strategic direction and growth of Harris’ health care business units.
Jerry joined Harris’ executive team in 2002 with the MCS Spectrum acquisition where he was a founder. He served as its President since 1991. During his tenure with Harris, he has held numerous management positions, most recently serving as President, Harris Public Sector & Schools Group. Prior to that, he was the General Manager of the Spectrum and Schools Divisions. Before founding MCS Spectrum, Jerry worked in a variety of software-related positions at Comptek Research and Barrister Information Systems.
Jerry earned a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Canisius College. He also completed the Entrepreneurial Planning and Management program of the Canisius College Center for Entrepreneurship. He is additionally an initial organizer and past board member of InfoTech Niagara.
Mark T. Bennett
Executive Vice President, Harris Coordinated Care Solutions
Mark has been Executive Vice President of Harris Coordinated Care Solutions since 2015. Prior to joining Harris, he was an owner and Executive Vice President at Mitchell & McCormick, Inc., a developer of electronic health record, practice management, and ERP systems. Mark joined Harris when it acquired Mitchell & McCormick.
As Executive Vice President of Harris Coordinated Care Solutions, Mark is responsible for the overall strategic and operational direction of the business, including sales, product development, services and support. He has worked in health care and human services for more than 35 years, as a consultant, software engineer, business analyst and systems analyst. Mark has participated in the implementation of more than 200 EHR and ERP systems.