About Us

As a North American provider of customized IT Solutions, Managed Services and smart staffing solutions, Relapath's client base spans Fortune 1000 organizations. We are committed to providing the technology solutions that you need to move your business forward more strategically.

Our relationship focused business model is the key to our success. For our clients and employees alike, we strive to build strong partnerships where we understand the unique technology and business environments of our clients, skillset requirements, and special circumstances from the beginning of every engagement. We work closely with our clients to ensure their IT needs are on the right path to support their business objectives. For us, it's not about deploying technology; it's about deploying the right technology to meet your needs.

From offices in Michigan, Florida and Texas, we support our customers throughout North America. We have the depth of resources and presence to help each of our clients achieve their specific business goals and objectives.

If you are seeking a dedicated IT partner who will successfully deliver every time while striving to create strong, long-term working relationships, look no further than Relapath.

Let's succeed together.

Leadership

Bob Kennedy | President

Bob Kennedy

As President of Relapath, Bob Kennedy is responsible for the company's strategic direction. He and his team work with clients and technology partners to develop technology-based solutions that span the business enterprise and drive digital connectivity.

Bob has held numerous leadership positions in leading IT System Integration firms since he began his career in the 1980s. He has developed emerging technology solution practices focusing on Mobile and Digital deployments, IOT and Connected Vehicle initiatives, Technology Performance, Analytics and Legacy Transformation. Through these practices, Bob has helped clients extend their enterprises through the deployment of strategic IT initiatives that drive their business forward.

By focusing on business needs ahead of technology, Bob has helped fortune 100 companies define new technology approaches that deliver value across their enterprises. Bob shares his knowledge through his service as a keynote speaker, delivering presentations to marketing and IT executives regarding the evolution of enterprise technology. He is also considered a highly-regarded media resource, providing valued insights and thought leadership concerning the advancement of enterprise technology.

Bob received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business with a concentration in Management Information Systems from Central Michigan University. He serves on several boards and is actively involved in numerous charitable organizations. In his spare time he enjoys outdoor activities such as fly fishing, skiing and golf with his family.

Aaron Chernow | CEO

Aaron Chernow

Aaron Chernow serves as Relapath's Chief Executive Officer and has worked in the information technology industry for over 20 years. Aaron believes that people are the driving force behind Relapath and that it's our employees, who address the difficult technology challenges of our clients, who make us who we are.

In addition to serving as Relepath's CEO, Aaron is a practicing attorney and contributes his time and legal efforts in representing children as a Guardian Ad Litem and represents those in need of legal services who cannot afford them. He currently serves as a Board Member of JVS, a nonprofit entity whose mission is to help the people of metro-Detroit find gainful employment.

Aaron holds a Bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan and a Law Degree from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law. Outside of the office, Aaron enjoys music, playing golf, and spending time with his family.

John Lychos | CFO

John Lychos

John Lychos serves as Relapath's Chief Financial Officer. John has almost 30 years of accounting, finance, and business operations experience. For the last 15 years, John has served small and mid-size privately held companies, as well as large publicly traded companies as an executive level VP and CFO. His professional experience blends hands-on drive with board room experience and financial responsibility. He is experienced in budgeting, forecasting, strategic planning, cash management and treasury operations, debt reduction, profit improvement, and shareholder/owner value improvement.

John is a Certified Public Accountant (Licensed/Registered, Illinois 1992) and a graduate of Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, PA., with a Bachelor's degree in Commerce & Finance and a Major in Accounting. He is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants (MACPA).

Cindy Janssen | Vice President of Business Development

Cindy Janssen

As the Vice President of Business Development for Relapath, Cindy Janssen is responsible for identifying, delivering and managing engagements to help clients implement technology solutions to meet critical business needs.

Cindy has held numerous management, sales and delivery positions in IT organizations and consulting firms over her twenty year career and has a background and hands-on experience in IT delivery in Project Management/Governance, Quality Assurance and Application Development. She brings her broad experience from the Insurance, Banking/Finance, Mortgage, State Government, political parties and Information Technology Industries to bear for developing creative and on-point solutions for her clients.

Cindy has helped organizations to develop technology solution practices focused on IT Governance, Legacy Modernization and Performance Testing Services. Cindy has a successful track-record in solutioning and delivering multi-million dollar Full Life-Cycle New Development projects, 3rd party Systems Integration projects, Project Management Office (PMO)/Project Control Office (PCO)/Governance projects, Legacy Modernization projects, as well as website and mobile application development projects.

Cindy enjoys spending time with her family in outdoor activities such as swimming, biking, boating, fishing, camping, skiing and golfing.

Aileen Canu | Human Resources Director

Aileen Canu

Aileen has been in the Human Resources field for 20+ years. She started her HR career in health care and after eleven years moved into public accounting. For nearly nine years as the HR Director for a midsize CPA firm she developed and managed the HR Department and provided HR Consulting to small and midsize, privately held companies.

As the HR Director at Relapath, her goal is to act as the catalyst, enabling everyone to be the best employees they can be and contribute to the company's success every day. She is responsible for providing the employees with policies and programs that support their employment, recognizing and rewarding employees for a job well done and guiding employees growth to achieve their professional goals and greatest potential.

Aileen believes in people and in their potential. She is motivated by the professional support she can offer her colleagues and the ultimate successes that they achieve.

Family is everything to Aileen. Her and her husband, Steve, have been married for 20 years. Aileen's greatest joy comes from watching her two boys grow into amazing young men.