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Accounting expertise backs technology
- Three decades of successful implementations
- CPAs, former controllers and CFOs, and other finance professionals
- > 15 years average experience
Bill has been helping businesses successfully select and implement computerized accounting solutions to improve productivity for over 20 years. A graduate of the University of Virginia, he completed his MBA in Accounting from the University of Tennessee. In 1983 he founded Business Computer Solutions, an accounting software solution company that became one of the top 20 resellers for Microsoft Dynamics™ SL (Solomon) and AccountMate in the U.S. In 1997 the company was acquired by LBMC Technologies an affiliate of Lattimore, Black, Morgan and Cain, the 50th largest CPA firm in the US. In his 8 years as a founding partner, he built a team focused on Microsoft Dynamics™ GP (Great Plains), Microsoft Dynamics™ SL (Solomon) and Microsoft CRM, putting the company in the top 5% of accounting software resellers. In addition, Bill is the Executive Director of the International Consulting Network. He has received numerous awards throughout his career including, Microsoft Dynamics™ SL (Solomon) Software Customer Service Award, Microsoft Dynamics™ SL (Solomon) Software Top Regional Salesperson Award, the Ron Herriing Mission of Service Award from the Mankind Project and he was a member of the Microsoft Business Solutions President’s Club for 8 years. Bill joined SSi Consulting at the end of 2004.
Karen has over 20 years of experience in the ERP software business having occupied roles in both service delivery and most recently in sales and marketing. In previous roles, she managed a delivery team of over 30 consultants and five sales executives which produced top-line revenue of over $10 million.
Leadership & Project Management Professional Certification
She also holds the Project Management Professional certification (PMP). This certification requires extensive course work, work experience and the successful passing of the PMP exam. Karen has held other leadership positions including Director of Professional Services, Vice President of Mid-Atlantic Region, and National Consulting Director for other channel partners.
Responsibilities at SSi Consulting
As Vice President at SSi Consulting, she helps clients select the best solution and then works with our delivery team to insure a successful implementation. Karen manages SSi marketing efforts and has created numerous offerings that help our customers and prospects select a solution that fits their needs. Karen understands the ERP Software ecosystem and helps clients select solutions from the cloud, Intacct and Microsoft. Karen also served as Secretary and member of the Board for the Washington, DC International Association of Microsoft Channel Partners (IAMCP). Karen has been a member of the Leadership team at SSi Consulting since 2007 and is an equity holder in the firm. Karen is co-author of the book, ‘DCAA Compliant Solutions – A Software Guide’, focused on helping government contractors select approved solutions to help their firms grow.
Mike has been a computer consultant specializing in accounting software since 1989. After graduating from West Virginia University, Mike worked his way up to Administrative Vice President and CFO of a fast growing company where he was responsible for all financial and information systems. Mike then joined the Price Waterhouse Comprehensive Professional Services consulting group, providing accounting and business management services to a wide variety of clients. He left Price Waterhouse in 1991 to start his own consulting practice and merged with Support Solutions, Inc. (now SSi Consulting) in 1993. He has been a Partner at SSi Consulting since that time. Mike has extensive experience with Microsoft Dynamics™ SL (Solomon), Microsoft Dynamics™ GP (Great Plains) and Sage MAS90 accounting software as well as a host of office automation programs. In addition he is a Microsoft Certified Professional in the SQL Server database management system. More recently Mr. McNeese has been focused on adding Microsoft Projects and Professional Services Automation to SSi’s product offerings.
Jeff has been designing, implementing and supporting Microsoft Dynamics™ SL (Solomon) and Microsoft Dynamics™ GP (Great Plains) accounting systems for over 20 years. Upon graduating from Loyola College with a BS in Computer Science, Jeff began his career as a consultant with Support Solutions, Inc. in 1987. In this position he gained experience supporting Dynamics software in the Project Oriented, Professional Services, Association, Non-Profit and Distribution industries. After 2 years, he became a partner in the company and used his knowledge of the accounting software market to expand our client base outside the Baltimore area. In 1996, Jeff opened our Northern Virginia office and currently supervises the Washington DC Metro Microsoft Practice for SSi. Jeff is certified in Microsoft Dynamics™ SL (Solomon) and Microsoft Dynamics™ GP (Great Plains).
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