About Ricon Data Systems

Terence J. Connell, CPA

Experience:

  • Accounting Applications - Medisoft, Quickbooks Premier, ProSeries, Red Wing, Champion Controller
  • Custom Reporting -  Medisoft Reports Design, Crystal Reports
  • Operating Systems - Windows 7, Windows 8, Server 2008
  • Databases - Advantage Database Server DBASE III-V, Foxpro 2.5, Paradox, DataEase
  • Spreadsheets - MS Excel, Quattro, Lotus
  • Computer operator - IBM 360 DOS VSAM Models 20/30, System36                   
  • Programmer - BASIC, DBASE, CLIPPER, FOXPRO, Borland C++ (DOS), Delphi, xBase++, Accounting and business applications
  • Clipper Add-On libraries - FiveWin, Grumpfish, SixDriver, CMX, Nanforum, FuncKey, SuperLib
  • Networking - Internet/Browser Support, Windows 7 Pro, XP, Server 2003, NT 4.0, Novell, IBM

Formal Education:

College of Dupage, A.A.S. in Accounting, 1993 & Certificate - Business computer programming, 1987

Northern Illinois University, Bachelors - Music, 1981

NIU CPA Review, Passed Uniform CPA Examination - May, 1995

Seminars and Classes

  • Medisoft Dealer Training seminar
  • Aptitude Seminars for Clipper - Intermediate and Advanced
  • Champion Business Systems Dealer Seminar, 1989, 1990
  • Dbase Workshops - Dave Duchesneau, DG Computer Workshop
  • C.A.R.D.S. Clipper User Group, Chicago Clipper Users Group
  • Delphi Training Seminar - Greg Lief, October, 1995

Recent CPE Seminars and Self-study Courses

  • S Corporations
  • 2013 Tax Update - Basics & Beyond Year End Tax Update
  • GAAP Refresher I, II
  • Tax Planning for Individuals
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • CPA State of Profession Visionary Project            

Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant, August, 1995
  • Medisoft Certified Value Added Reseller (VAR) -  July, 1998, Recertified-  August, 2006 (Versions 4.3 - V19x)
  • Advantage Certification for Medisoft Products - June, 2001
  • McKesson/Medisoft Clinical Connect VAR Certification - October, 2009
  • McKesson Practice Choice Sales & Tech Certified - March, 2013

Associations:

  • American Association of Independent News Distributors
  • Chicago Clipper Users Group
  • Illinois CPA Society
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Distributor, Ardyss