Mr. Douglas R. Wiescinski, a Retired Partner in Plante & Moran and the Information Technology Consulting practice, has more than thirty five years experience in information technology. Mr. Wiescinski's background includes systems design and development, technology planning, technology selection and contract negotiations. He serves a diversity of clientele in providing strategic technical assistance in initiatives such as business process redesign, outsourcing analysis, client/server migration, network planning and integration. He has assisted several clients in the assessment and tactical planning for emerging technologies and the formation of the most appropriate governance structure. Mr. Wiescinski is a Board member of the Michigan Municipal Services Authority (MMSA), the Society For Information Management (SIM) and a former Board member of Automation Alley. Prior to joining Plante & Moran, Mr. Wiescinski was in charge of the business systems consulting services for Ernst & Whinney (now Ernst & Young) in western Michigan. Mr. Wiescinski holds a B.S. degree in Management Information Systems from Ferris State University. In addition, he is a Certified Systems Professional (CSP).