K2 Enterprises - Network Management Group, Inc.
324 East 4th, PO Box 1343
Hutchinson, KS, 67504-1343
620-664-6000 – Fax 620-669-8302
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Randy Johnston


Randy Johnston is a nationally recognized educator, consultant, and writer with over 30 years experience in Strategic Technology Planning, Systems and Network Integration, Accounting Software Selection, Business Development and Management, Disaster Recovery and Contingency Planning, and Process Engineering.

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Organization, Years, Location

Experience

K2 Enterprises
1990 – Present, Hammond, LA

Executive Vice President, Shareholder – Nation’s leading technology CPE provider to CPA professionals. Consults to high profile technology vendors. Delivers national seminars to CPAs, business groups and IT leaders on technologies in accounting, healthcare and banking. Creates and presents seminars and articles on 30+ technology topics including Paperless, Continuation of Business Operations, Accounting Software and Business Strategies leveraging technology.

Network Management Group, Inc. (NMGI),
1983 – Present, Hutchinson, KS

CEO, Stockholder – Consulting and Reviews on Strategic Technology including planning, selection and implementation. Expertise: Paperless, Accounting Software and CRM, Accounting Firm Software and procedures, Business Continuity, Virtualization, Backup, Infrastructure and remote management, and Business Intelligence.

Hutchinson Community College 1977 - 1997

Department Chair, Professor, Adjunct - Mathematics & MIS Depts. Designed and taught courses in all areas of mathematics & computing.

Professional Data Services 1978-1981

Programmer and system designer - Developed a medical system including the first paperless claims in Kansas, appointments and collection systems. Involved in a chain of ComputerLand and Entre’ stores, received first IBM PC and first Compaq in Kansas

Farmland Industries 1977 - 1978

Programmer and system designer - Developed and maintained P&L, Credit Union and Feedlot accounting

 

Education

Hutchinson Community College, 1975

A.A. in Computer Science, Math

Kansas State University,1977

B.S., summa cum laude, in C.S., Math, Science

Wichita State University, 1981

Masters of Computer Science, 60+ post graduate hours

 

Acknowledgements

Who’s Who in Business & Industry – 1990-2011; in Computing 1987-2011

Acknowledged as leading business professional and as a leading computing professional

Accounting Today

Listed as one of the 2004-2016 Top 100 Most Influential People

Accounting Technology

Listed as one of the top nine technology stars in the industry

AICPA Technology Conference

Past Chair and featured Speaker for the past 30 years.

 

Certifications

Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Certified Professional – MCP

Novell Corporation

Certified Network Administrator – CNA

AutoDesk, 3Com, Entre’

Certified CAD specialist, Network Professional, Data Communications

 

Publications

Various publications 1978 - -Present

CPA Technology Advisor monthly columnist, Journal of Accountancy, CRN, Accounting Technology, PCWeek, InfoWorld, Interface, State Society newsletters, frequent quotes in accounting and computer press.

Mitchell Publishing - 1981

Basic Using Micros

Random House - 1982

Business Computing Systems

McGraw Hill - 1984

Computers: An Introduction

John Wiley & Sons Publishing - 2002

Technology Best Practices

K2 Enterprises – 2003-2008

Accounting Software Solutions