The Core Team

Our Story

Singularis Management Consulting is a Chicago-based consulting firm focused on helping you go from innovation to implementation.

Starting as part of a joint Workday Human Capital Management (HCM) and Financials implementation for a financial services client, Singularis has gone on to work with Workday clients across multiple industries: banking and asset management firms, insurance, education, and more.

As one of the earliest users of Workday, Alan brings over 20 years of experience in the business, and we’re glad to share the wealth. We’ll work across the boundaries of traditional projects, eclectic teams, and eager stakeholders, all to improve your Workday experience.


  • Workday Implementation & Management (HR, Financials, Recruiting)
  • Business & Technology Strategy
  • Integration of Business & Technology
  • Program Management
  • Service Management/Process Improvement
  • Data Design & Management
  • Organizational Improvement
  • Cloud Application Services

Our value is our drive to find a solution that works for your Organization – We have a long history of finding solutions to the most difficult problems our clients face.

Alan Houghton
Alex Diaz de Leon Connolly
Maya Martinez

Alan Houghton

Alan founded Singularis Consulting to provide Workday services to small and medium sized companies who were not having their needs met through traditional and less flexible partners.

Alan has worked internationally helping companies to be more efficient by utilizing investment planning, portfolio management techniques, and service management processes. He led initiatives for large and complex public and private organizations in the U.S. and abroad including BP, NASA, and the European Central Bank while delivering ground-breaking and award-winning projects. Published multiple articles on his insights and experiences.

Alan’s first experience with Workday was 11 years ago while working on one of the first combined HCM and Financials implementations. Since then, he’s helped many clients implement and optimize Workday while working across almost every module and functional area within Workday. He loves the challenge of finding solutions for most difficult problems in Workday!

Alex Connolly

Alex is an HRIS Consultant with over 5 years of experience working with Workday She is well versed in Benefits, Time Off, to Recruiting, and specializes in Workday Reporting and creating Training Materials for the client. Skilled in multiple programs, she has created videos and documents alike to aid clients in teaching their workforce how to use Workday. Having graduated in Communications, Alex also drives Singularis’ website design, social media and general outreach.

Maya Martinez

Maya is a new HRIS consultant that has been with Singularis for a year and half. During her time in this role she has been able to work on Workday projects ranging from benefits, time off, recruiting, and reporting. She has also worked with her team to create Workday instructional materials for clients.

Venkat Reddy

Venkat is Singularis’ Workday Integrations and Financials Expert. He has in depth experience across much of the Workday platform and has worked to implement, update, and maintain Workday HCM, Payroll and Financials, Workday Security, Business Processes, Custom Reports, and Workday Integrations (including Studio) across multiple, complex clients.

He brings over 15 years of experience as an ERP architect to Singularis Consulting, having worked to implement SAS and On-Premises solutions for HCM, Payroll, Finance, and Supply Chain on multiple platforms for Fortune 500 clients across a variety of industries (including Finance, Health Care, Medical Research, and Insurance).

In addition to Singularis’ core team, we have a broad network of Workday experts who regularly partner with us on projects.