After graduating from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy with a degree in Engineering, Pete Bornstein served as an officer on several assignments in the Pacific and in California. During his six years in the Coast Guard, he was Commanding Officer of two Coast Guard units.
His information technology career includes systems design and development positions at IBM, EDS and Chevron. He possesses superior technical skills, particularly with regard to relational database systems design and development. Pete served in project management roles designing, developing and managing major financial systems projects at Chevron and Household Financial Services.
For the past nine years, Pete has provided business consulting services to many nonprofits, service organizations and manufacturers in the San Francisco Bay Area. His emphasis is on providing accounting systems for these organizations and integrating their business applications seamlessly with company web sites and other installed applications and shopping carts. Because he has been certified by Intuit as a QuickBooks Advanced ProAdvisor since 2004, he can bring to his clients superior knowledge of the practices and procedures that best serve a client's business model. Pete is a creative and thoughtful solutions provider.
Pete is the Leader and Coordinator of the San Francisco Bay Area chapter of the National Advisors Network (NAN). This group of professional consultants who network to promote exemplary service to their clients meets monthly at various venues throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. Members of NAN collaborate with each other to help build their respective practices.
Pete is a contributing member of Intuit's Design Delight team of advisors. This select team of business consultants evaluates new features and functions of QuickBooks, and recommends enhancements and new features to improve the functionality of QuickBooks and to make the family of accounting products more productive and efficient for its users. He also has consulted with Intuit on building a channel marketing network of ProAdvisors to market Intuit’s loan manager products.
Pete Bornstein's business philosophy is to form a long-term partnership with his clients based upon common goals and objectives and a strong desire to achieve perfection. He works diligently to insure that both he and his clients have a very clear understanding of what it will take to achieve success in today's extremely complex technological and financial business world.