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Michael Holland

Michael Holland founded our parent company, Management Advisory Systems, Corp. in 1993 with a group of former “Big Six” managers and industry experts. He has managed and participated in several hundred business based technology projects over the past twenty years. He has successfully designed, sold and executed management consulting, growth management and technology consulting projects for clients ranging from multinational enterprises to mid-size organizations.

Prior to founding MAS, Mr. Holland worked for Arthur Andersen and PriceWaterhouse/Coopers as a project manager and practice director responsible for establishing and building consulting practices for several offices throughout the United States.

Mike also developed and conducted business and technology training courses that have been attended by over 1000 Fortune 500 executives.

Recently, in response to growing Microsoft partner demand, Mike co-founded the Dynamics Partner Plus program with Trinh Abrell after having established and managed a successful Microsoft partnership. His current management team has been successful in applying the thousands of “lessons learned” from the consulting practice to the specific and unique requirements of growing a Microsoft partnerships.

Linda Warner

Linda Warner has more than 23 years of experience in the technology industry. Warner began her career in the business software application market at Great Plains Software in 1987. In 2001, while Warner was the Microsoft Strategic Alliance Manager for Great Plains Software, Microsoft acquired the company. Warner continued her career with Microsoft until July, 2010, holding various positions in sales, marketing, partner recruitment, business development and strategic partner management.

Warner is currently Senior Vice President, Partner Development at Dynamics Partner Plus and resides in Fargo, ND.

Adam Berezin

Adam Berezin is the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of GuidePoint Media, owner of MSDynamicsWorld.com. Adam is responsible for the strategic direction of the company, including development of ISV marketing solutions and leading sales and business development efforts. Prior to co-founding GuidePoint Media in 2007, Adam was responsible for global business development at Wellesley Information Services, a leading publisher of SAP technical journals, magazines, newsletters and conferences for professional. Adam has also held senior sales positions at International Data Corporation (IDC) and Lightship Telecommunications.

Jason Gumpert

Jason Gumpert is the co-founder and COO of GuidePoint Media, owner and operator of MSDynamicsWorld.com. Jason is responsible for providing the strategic direction for marketing programs, information technology initiatives, as well as editorial activities. Prior to co-founding GuidePoint Media in 2007, Jason was a Principal Software Consultant at Parametric Technology Corporation (PTC), a leading maker of product lifecycle management (PLM), mechanical computer-aided design, manufacturing, and engineering software. He has trained distant clients to implement complex software packages, managed groups of software developers in India, and has done numerous sales presentations to corporate prospects. Jason has also held consulting positions at CSC Consulting and Monitor Group.

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