Seminar Recap: What Was Learned

This week’s learning seminars were focused in Professional Services Accounting Systems led by Raffa’s subject matter experts Seth Zarny and Glenn Anstead, and the Healthcare Reform seminar led by Jon Zeisler. The focus of these seminars was to learn how you can solve your project management challenges with a cost-effective Microsoft Dynamics solution, and to understand how the PPACA law has changed and what lies ahead for employers over the next two years.

Our Presenters:

Professional Services Accounting System Seminar

Seth Zarny is the Information Technology Partner at Raffa. He joined the firm in 2004 after 19 years as a Principal with Information Resource Associates, a financial systems and technology consulting firm. He sold the company to EYT, formerly Ernst & Young Technologies, in 2003.

Seth specializes in technology consulting services for Raffa Tech clients, including financial system implementations for several leading product lines, modifications and integrations with existing applications, custom database and web-based projects that require design and developments services, and infrastructure support projects, including network upgrades and consolidations. Seth regularly consults with CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, and other executives across a wide range of financial system, information technology, and business process projects. Seth remains up to date on key technology trends for the nonprofit community.

Glenn Anstead is the MAS Technical Senior Manager, and is responsible for managing the professional services staff within the Management Accounting Systems (MAS) practice. His 25 years of experience in business ranges from CFO to Sr. Project Manager.  Glenn has managed both large and small technical engagements, including a large publicly traded insurance firm, where he was responsible for overseeing the development and implementation of a custom invoicing and collections management system that integrated with Microsoft Dynamics.  Glenn is one of twelve partners nationwide that serves on the Microsoft Dynamics SL Partner Advisory Board.  He is also an accomplished finance and accounting systems professional with proven experience in project management, business analysis, systems integration, accounting software implementation, government contracting, financial management, cost analysis, and strategic planning.

At Raffa, Glenn is focused on ensuring that the MAS engagements are properly planned, executed and delivered.  His specialty is project management implementations.

Glenn is a Certified Public Accountant.  He received his Master of Administrative Science (MAS) degree in Financial Management from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland and also holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Hillsdale College, Michigan.

Healthcare Reform Today

Jon Zeisler has been involved with employee benefit plans for his entire career beginning in 1995. He has extensive experience in designing, communicating and providing advice concerning all types of employee benefit programs, including fully insured and self-funded group health plans, consumer-directed plans, and wellness programs.  Mr. Zeisler is the Director of Group Benefits at Raffa Financial Services where he leads the strategic direction of the department and oversees a staff of twelve experienced benefit professionals.

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