More than a Decade of ERP Experience

Nuage’s seasoned management team has over 20 years of experience selling and implementing ERP systems, working with everything from small to large organizations, including several Fortune 500 companies.

Nuage was crafted out of a passion for ERP technology and helping organizations reach their full potential with tailored cloud solutions. Our management team devotes its resources to implementing a cloud solution that caters specifically to its customers’ needs.

We know exactly what our customers need when it comes to moving their organization over to the cloud, and we strive to deliver a smooth and efficient transition on every integration we execute.

Lou Balla | President LinkedIn

Lou founded Balrae Associates, Inc. in 1986 and initially worked with medium-sized businesses, selling and implementing turnkey systems comprised of hardware and software management that they used to run their businesses. In 1995, Balrae became Lawson Software’s first reselling partner and subsequently became Lawson’s largest and most successful partner. Balrae sold and implemented Lawson Software into medium and large companies, including some Fortune 500 accounts such as Massey Coal, USA Today, AARP and Universal Leaf Tobacco. Believing in the value of being an ASP in 2000, Lou clearly recognized the value of providing software solutions to businesses via the cloud and formed Nuage Consulting Group in 2011 with Eric Hawkins and Ray Oropesa.

Eric Hawkins | Partner  LinkedIn

Eric Hawkins is a CPA, Master Application Consultant, accounting professional and project manager who has been working with and implementing Enterprise Software for over fifteen years. Prior to consulting, Eric worked as a controller, senior accountant and IT Director. Eric has developed an expertise in procurement, supply chain, financials and the following complimentary products and services: handheld devices, web applications, EDI, Crystal Reports, Imaging and programming.

Ray Oropesa | Partner

Ray Oropesa is a “NetSuite Certified ERP Consultant,” Master Application Consultant, accounting professional, technical consultant and project manager who has been working with and implementing Enterprise Software for over 20 years. Prior to consulting, Ray worked as a Regional Controller for USA Today and a project leader for the team that produced a new distribution and billing system. Ray has successfully implemented and managed projects for organizations in a multitude of industries. Ray is a Microsoft Certified Professional and has developed applications for systems using a plethora of databases, including Oracle, SQL Server, IBM DB2, Informix and Microsoft Access.).

Mandy Weinberg | Sr. Consultant LinkedIn

An experienced project manager and business application consultant with over 20 years’ experience in ERP and Cloud Based Software Implementations. Application experience ranges from complex financial and supply chain solutions to basic sales automation and web-based communications and collaboration tools. Mandy attributes her implementation success to her attention to detail, effective communication style, and a commitment to understand customer needs and set expectations appropriately.

Julia Pagio | Sr. Consultant, CPA LinkedIn

Lead Senior Application Consultant and Project Manager with over 20 years of business experience, including a high concentration in NetSuite and Lawson Financial applications. Has been actively involved in all aspects of the implementation life cycle, including business needs analysis, system design, conversion efforts and interface design. Has a keen ability to analyze the client’s business needs and develop the optimum solution. Provided creative solutions to the health care, financial services, professional services, technology, non-profit, utilities and mining industries.


Sherri Reese | Sr. Consultant LinkedIn

An experienced project manager and business application consultant who has been delivering ERP Solutions for over 15 years. Application experience ranges from complex to basic financial, supply chain solutions, higher education, automation, web-based communications and collaboration tools. Sherri attributes her implementation success to her attention to detail, effective communication style and a commitment to understanding the customer needs and set expectations.

Louis Balla | Director of Sales & Marketing LinkedIn

Louis works with CFO’s, VP’s of Finance, FP&A Directors and Budgeting Managers to understand their accounting and operational needs, as well as their budgeting, forecasting, reporting, consolidation and business intelligence process and how to optimize it. His approach is simple: listen, do a thorough needs analysis and match those needs to a solution. This approach has resulted in tremendous success for our customers, as represented by our strong references.

John Monro| Senior Consultant LinkedIn

Results oriented professional with a proven track record in Accounting and Finance. Industry experience includes Manufacturing, Distribution and Retail. Have held financial executive leadership roles in a number of companies including Fuller Brush, Philz Coffee and Boyd Coffee.

Was the executive sponsor for the Net Suite Implementation at Fuller Brush and was responsible for the overall implementation on the customer side. Assumed the role of Net Suite Administrator once the implementation was complete in addition to the financial role that I held for the company.

Recent hands on software experience includes: Net Suite, Avalara Sales Tax,, Metavante, Magento, Paychex and Expensify.