Patricia Egen – President
Pat has been in the field of computers for over 31 years, working for Ryder System in Miami and Unum Provident in Chattanooga. In 1997 she started Patricia Egen Consulting, a Sage Platinum reseller and IBM Business partner. Her company specializes in helping businesses better utilize their computing tools and applications. Particular areas of expertise include ACT by Sage, Lotus Notes & Domino, Microsoft Office application development, Visual Basic and VBA. Her company develops add-ons for ACT and other applications and does data conversions to and from ACT as well as connect ACT to external systems.
Pat is an ACT Certified Consultant and is a Lotus CLP in Applications Development. She is a current member of the Sage ACT Business Product Advisory Council.
Pat’s primary skills are analysis, project management, training, consulting, MS Office programming and SQL and XML. Her specialty is listening to what a customer needs and coming up with viable solutions that work.
Other involvements include Director of Public Relations for the Chattanooga Hamilton Place Rotary club, Past President of the Chattanooga Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners, past Director of HR, SHARE Users Group Board of Directors, and member on the NAWBO Task Force studying and preparing a report for the U.S. Office of Government Contracting. Several years ago she formed the Calendaring and Scheduling consortium to foster and enhance calendaring standards. She served on their board of directors for several years.
Pat has a BA in MIS from Florida International University. She is a frequent speaker at computer conferences on numerous topics. Click here for a complete resume.
|Donald Egen- Vice President and Chief Scientist
Don has been in the field of computers for over 35 years, working in IT Management for the University of Florida at Gainesville and then for 25 years at Provident Life and Accident in Chattanooga. In 1998 he joined his wife at Patricia Egen Consulting, an IBM Business partner. He is Vice President and Chief Scientist. His expertise is Architecture and Advanced Programming. There are very few programming languages with which Don is not familiar. He has vast experience in Mainframe Systems Programming and Windows networking. He is an expert in capacity planning and performance. He is excellent in helping businesses better utilize their computing tools and applications. Don has developed several add-ons for ACT and other applications.Don is an ACT Certified Consultant and also holds a PCLP certification in Notes Administration.
Don has a BS in Computer Science from the University of Florida. He is a member of the IEEE and is a frequent speaker at various technical conferences. Click here for a complete resume.
Tony Berastegui – VP and Director of Client Services and Channel Management
Tony is in charge of our Arizona office. He has over 18 years of marketing and sales experience and has extensive expertise in client needs analysis with an amazing consultative approach. He is an expert presenter, negotiator, trainer and business person, able to get straight to the heart of customer requirements. In addition, he is a long time ACT user in the sales world and brings a “used it in the field” perspective to our organization.
In addition, Tony has worked for several SEO companies and has broad experience in SEO management and enhancement. He has extensive expertise with key word analysis and site improvement.
Tony studied at Arizona State. He and his wife Angelica, along with their two children live in Phoenix, AZ.
Anne Johnson – AVP and Director of Business Development
Anne Johnson, former owner and founder of Your Software Coach is a nationally known software coach, seminar leader and business consultant whose mission is to guide businesses through the maze of getting more productivity out of their computers. Anne believes that understanding the process is the path to better business performance and incorporating technology into the way you do business is the key to success.
She has been an ACT consultant since 2004. She has taught numerous software and technology classes at colleges, universities and companies throughout the country. Her career in technology began with designing computer-based training for US government organizations and writing technical documentation. In addition to her ACT skills, Anne is proficient at Microsoft application development including Access, Word and Excel.
Anne has a BA degree in Educational Technology from the University of West Florida. She is based in Defuniak Springs, Florida.
|Wendy Cummins – Sr. Consultant
Wendy joined our organization in March 2016. She is located in Ft. Lauderdale Florida and has been Act! certified since 2007. She is an expert at complex design and pattern recognition, Windows networking and DNS administration. Her skill-sets include ACT!, 123-Sync, SQL, E-mail Marketing, HTML, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint), Microsoft Access, Crystal Reports, ColdFusion, Corel PhotoPaint, Concept Draw, and Sales Automation Manager (our product). Wendy says “What I enjoy most about my job is interacting with our customers. It is rewarding to help them by not only solving their technology problems quickly and efficiently, but by showing them how they can improve their processes and become more profitable.” We couldn’t agree more.
|Angelica Berastegui – Sales Consultant
Angelica joined our organization in October 2016. She comes to us with a broad background in Retail Sales and Non-Profit management. Her marketing background is extensive and she produces gorgeous marketing materials. She is the “friendly” voice on the phone when you call our offices. She is responsible for directing all calls to the proper destination and providing the first line of support and help. She assists the consultants with sales calls and product support and ordering. She is rapidly becoming indispensable to all of us.