Chief Information Officer
Robert is the Chief Information Officer at Elliott Davis. Founded in 1925, Elliott Davis is one of the largest accounting, tax and consulting services firms in the Southeast and ranks among the Top 50 CPA firms in the U.S. With a concentration on core industries as well as niche areas and emerging business sectors, Elliott Davis offers comprehensive solutions to diverse businesses, organizations and individuals. Forward-thinking and strategic, Elliott Davis provides a 360° perspective, looking at the bigger picture, dynamic details, challenges and opportunities. By delivering fully engaged, quality service, they help ensure that their clients are highly confident and well-equipped to make key financial decisions.
Executive Vice President
Network Management Group, K2 Enterprises, Totally Paperless
As Editor of Accounting Software World & Totally Paperless, Randy is particularly well known for his technology update overview, accounting software, and paperless office expertise. He has consulted for most leading technology companies in the U.S and helps businesses with strategic technology planning, accounting software selection, document management selection and planning, and business continuity planning. As an advisor, Randy assists Conarc with identification of future needs and requirements in the accounting industry.
CBRE (Valuation & Advisory Services Division), Grubb & Ellis Landauer
Prior to his position as President at Grubb & Ellis Landauer, Doug spent 34 years as an integral member of CB Richard Ellis’ appraisal business, where he served as President of the firm’s Valuation & Advisory Services Division and as a member of CBRE’s North America Operations Management Board. Under his leadership, CBRE’s appraisal operations, with over 50 offices, became the largest in the country, in terms of revenue and profitability. Doug directed Conarc to evolve its products – JobCenter, WebAppraise and iChannel for 10+ years and made them a core set of applications serving over 500 employees and 1000’s of clients, including most US banks, over a 24×7 portal producing and delivering 20,000+ engagements a year
Mike has directed the selection and implementation of various Conarc written technologies over 15 years at Chelsea, the developer of the largest Premium Outlet Malls in the US and Japan. Mike’s career spans 35 years of diversified experience including 10 years in public accounting with JH Cohn LLC; 10 years as CFO in hotel and franchising businesses; and 15 years with Chelsea Property Group. Mike has extensive experience in domestic and international business and real estate development. His skills encompass strategic planning and implementation, organization building, raising capital and utilizing information technology for more efficient operations and cost savings. Mike is an accomplished senior executive who recently left Chelsea Property Group as Co-President and CFO. Chelsea, the world’s largest developer, owner and operator of manufacturers’ outlet centers, was Conarc’s largest client for 15 years and merged with Simon Property Group in 2004 (NYSE; SPG). Conarc played a key collaborative role tailoring iChannel and LeaseChannel to Chelsea specific business needs in managing over 5,000 leases from Proposal through Lease administration.