About Advanced Applications
To support our best-of-breed software applications, we offer a best-in-class team of professionals that includes CPAs, computer scientists, database specialists and programmers. Profiles and video introductions for our management team are presented below.
Scott McMillian, CPA
Scott founded Advanced Applications in 1987 and is a pioneer in the field of information systems, having developed software, and designed and implemented PC-based systems since 1981. With over 28 years of experience in the field, Scott has unparalleled knowledge of software applications, hardware, networks and operating systems. In addition to his business management responsibilities as President of Advanced Applications, Scott also provides training, project management and technical expertise on accounting system implementations.
Scott has provided over 15,000 hours of instructional training on information and accounting systems to more than 300 companies throughout North America. He began his training experience as an associate instructor at the University of Texas, Austin, where he taught financial planning courses. Incorporating “Accelerated Learning Techniques” into his curriculum, Scott’s training sessions are more authentic, powerful and effective.
His professional background also includes four years with a multi-national accounting firm. During that time, he provided tax and systems-related services to clients in the real estate, oil and gas and financial services industries.
Scott is a Certified Public Accountant and received a Bachelor of Arts in Computer Sciences and a Masters of Business Administration with a focus in accounting from the University of Texas at Austin.Jaime Schmulson
Sr. Consultant & Programmer
Jaime leads Advanced Applications’ Technical Support group, and is responsible for timely and effective response to user’s technical issues. With fluency in English and Spanish, Jaime provides support to clients in both North and South America. Mr. Schmulson is also responsible for custom programming projects. His programming and database experience have allowed him to develop cost-effective custom solutions that address the special requirements of our clients. His projects have ranged from the simple automation of repetitive tasks, to automation of complex business processes.
Jaime headed a PC network integration company in Barranquilla, Colombia prior to joining Advanced Applications. In addition, he was a Systems Analyst and MIS with Alfredo Steckerl & Sons in Colombia, South America for 10 years, which developed into a software and consulting firm. Jaime is skilled in the planning, implementation, and support of automated office systems for PC’s and PC-Networks, and has extensive experience involving automated accounting and management information systems. He was also responsible for the design, development, implementation and testing of a major accounting and business related software product. Jaime received a Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington.
Jeanette Bolling, CPA
Jeanette is a Certified Public Accountant and graduated from the University of Houston with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting. She is a Certified Consultant for ACCPAC Plus and Sage Accpac ERP systems, and has provided Sage Accpac systems support and training for over nine years. Additionally, Jeanette has extensive experience spanning a diverse range of industries with widely differing hardware and operating system environments. Jeanette specializes in on-site training and system implementation.
Sheryl Dodge, CPA
Sheryl has worked in the accounting systems field since 1997 installing, implementing, training and providing support for a variety of accounting systems. She graduated from Pittsburg State University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting. Sheryl worked in the public accounting field for over 15 years consulting with businesses in many different industries. She is a Certified Consultant for Sage Accpac ERP and Sage Pro ERP systems, and has experience with several other accounting and manufacturing software solutions. Sheryl specializes in on-site training and system implementation.
Craig has been installing and supporting Accounting and Business Intelligence solutions for 30 years. He was instrumental in the design and development of Global Software Spreadsheet Analyst (formerly known as Sage Accpac Spreadsheet Analyst) and has been consulting primarily with Sage 300 clients for the past 10 years. Craig is an expert in the design and implementation of customized Data Warehouse and Reporting and Enterprise Budgeting solutions using Spreadsheet Analyst. Craig is a CPA (Canada) with a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) degree.
Sales & Marketing Manager and CRM Trainer
David is principally responsible for the marketing and sales functions of the organization. Before joining Advanced Applications, he was involved in marketing, lead generation and sales follow-up for BMC Software and CS Disco, Inc. David received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business from Suffolk University in Boston.
Advanced Applications absolutely is the greatest. When we call, they respond. If we have something we don’t understand, they solve the problem. They treat us like we’re their only customer and I know we’re not. They’re very responsive.Jeff Brewer
If I can’t resolve an issue quickly on my own, one phone call leads to a quick resolution. Not once in the last nine years has there been a problem that they couldn’t solve. Advanced Applications gives us a true competitive edge.Jason Epps
We can’t imagine a better Sage Accpac ERP reseller for setup, implementation and support. They are the most knowledgeable, understanding and helpful service providers we’ve ever encountered.Tom Witanek