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CRE Solution’s mission is to empower Sage Construction and Real Estate software users.
CRE Solution Team
Fred has had more than 30 years experience in Financial Consulting with Timberline System. Fred has implemented over 150 Timberline systems for the AEC market across the US. He is a Certified Consultant with Timberline as well as the first Certified Trainer in Northern California. His expertise is in integrating clients’ needs with Timberline Software. Prior to his involvement with ICS-WISCO, Fred was a co-founder of Kelar Corporation as well as ICS Corp. He also worked at KPMG (also known as Peat, Marwick & Mitchell) in the Financial Management and Consulting practice in NY. Fred received a BS in Industrial Engineering, an ME in Operations Research from Cornell University, and an MBA from the Wharton School of Finance. He is certified by APICS (Assoc. of Production & Inventory Control Society) and is a Certified Trainer in Primavera Project Planning Program (P3).
Buddy has more than 20 years experience providing consulting and technical services to over 100 Sage Timberline clients in Northern California. He assists clients with Timberline upgrades, and keeps an eye out for new Sage software bulletins and alerts. He provides custom report services in Crystal Reports and in Report Designer. Buddy also provides clients with customized data solutions, integrating data in Timberline with other software packages via ODBC. At a large plaster contractor, he created an Access database to store and print invoices, with links to Timberline for job and customer data, and with invoice totals being imported into Timberline AR. At a major general contractor, he created macros to fill Excel spreadsheets with cost code and estimate data from Timberline JC, used by project managers at monthly job meetings. At a large concrete contractor, he created macros to import estimate data from Excel, in detail by cost code and category, into Timberline JC. Buddy received a BA in Computer and Information Sciences from the University of California, Santa Cruz.
For over 15 years, Michael has partnered with over 100 AEC clients to provide consulting and support services for both Timberline and Axium products. Michael specializes in providing clients with on-site and web based training and consulting, on-going support services, data migration, and interfaces with third party software. He has received advanced training in Crystal Reports and Report Designer and provides expert report and invoice and forms customization services. Michael returned to consulting this year after serving as the Director of Finance for one of California’s largest Architectural firms. Michael received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Economics from UC Santa Barbara.
Babak has more than 25 years experience in Software Development, Software Sales and Computer Networking. He has been a Timberline user for more that 18 years. He is the founder of Prism Business Computers in 1982, Compurent in 1985 and Torxhead in 2001. Babak has developed: Web Timesheet application for Timberline Office; client billing software for pension fund managers; passenger reservation, bus scheduling and routing software for senior centers; customized SBT accounting software; ScaleMaster truck weighing custom SBT module; LaserCheck custom SBT module. Babak received a BS in Engineering from Brown University, and a BA in Economics from Brown University.
Nahal started her career in banking and finance. She has been in charge of ICS’s financial management. She has more than 16 years of experience in Marketing and Customer Service. Nahal has been supporting and using Timberline for over 20 years. Nahal received a BA from National University of Iran, MA from University of Pennsylvania and MBA from The American Graduate School Of International Management.
Reba has worked in the AEC industry for over 25 years. She began as a staff accountant and worked her way up to Controller for a major engineering firm. She has been involved with working and training on many different accounting software packages. She was a user of and consultant for Timberline software from 1995 to 2003, then was a Controller for an engineering firm and an architectural firm. She is coming back to consulting and is currently getting certified on the Sage Timberline Enterprise package. She has a B.A. in International Business from Gonzaga University and an MBA in Finance from St. Mary’s College.
Doug has had more than 30 years experience with Sage 300 CRE (Timberline) software in his accounting, tax and consulting practice. He is a Sage Timberline certified consultant and uses the software in his own practice as well as many of his clients in the construction industry. Prior to joining CRE Solution, he was with ICS-WISCO servicing both Northern California and Nevada. Doug received a BS in business Administration with a major in accounting from the University of Nevada, Reno. He also holds an EA designation with the Internal Revenue Service.