Text Box: Biographical Introduction

Frank Pauli graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration from The University of Texas at El Paso and holds a CPA in the state of Texas.† As a CPA, he not only has practical experience in financial statement preparation, but also experience in financial, operational and EDP auditing. He became involved in data processing in 1976 when he participated in the installation of a financial reporting system. He subsequently became involved in system design and programming, and introduced the concept of ad hoc computer reporting in the accounting department in the late 1970ís, saving hundreds of hours per month by automating management reports.

 

As an Audit Manager for Burlington Northern Railroad and El Paso Natural Gas Company, Frank coordinated financial, operational and EDP audits for subsidiaries involved in natural gas transportation, oil and gas production, natural resource exploration, the railroad industry, geothermal co-generation, hazardous waste management, real estate and the timber industry.† He also reviewed computer facilities ranging from desktop PCs to mainframe computer centers.† In the early 1980ís, he introduced the use of PCs in the audit process.

 

In the early 1990ís, as Manager of Information Technology for Mojave Pipeline Operating Company, Frank established and maintained a company wide communications network to service the voice and data communications requirements of a highly automated natural gas pipeline -- the first interstate natural gas pipeline to enter the state of California.

 

Frank formed Information Technology Solutions in 1996 in an effort to provide technology solutions for businesses in the Bakersfield area.† In December, 2000 he was recognized by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants as a Certified Information Technology Professional.

 

He is a member of The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a member of the Board of Directors of the Bakersfield Chapter of the California Society of Certified Public Accountants.