David Cieslak, CPA, CITP, GSEC

David Cieslak is a Principal with Arxis Technology, Inc., a computer consulting firm with offices in Southern California, Chicago and Phoenix.  He specializes in micro-computer accounting systems, information security, the Windows operating environment, systems development and project management.

He is a frequent speaker for the California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CalCPA), the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and other state accounting societies.  He is a Sage ACCPAC ERP Certified Consultant, a Windows Certified Professional and holds the GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC).

Mr. Cieslak currently serves on the CalCPA Board of Directors and Sage Mid-market ERP Business Partner Advisory Council.  He is the past Chair of the AICPA IT Executive Committee and past president of the California CPA Education Foundation.  He is an active participant with the CalCPA State Technology Committee and Westside Micro-computer Users Discussion Group.   He is past chairman of the CalCPA State Technology Committee, former member of the AICPA Information Technology Practices Sub-Committee and previously served on the Information Technology Alliance board of directors.  He is a member of various other AICPA and CalCPA planning committees for courses, conferences and computer shows.

Awards

  • Accounting Today Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting – 2001, 2002, 2005 – 2011
  • CPA Technology Advisor Top 25 Thought Leader 2011
  • Accounting Today Technology Pacesetter – 1998, 2000-11
  • Sage President’s Circle – 2005, 2009, 2011
  • Accounting Technology Killer VAR – 2001
  • San Fernando Valley Business Journal Top 25 CPAs in greater San Fernando Valley – 2002

Education

  • 1982 – University of California, Los Angeles, Bachelor of Arts in Economics

Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Certified Information Technology Professional
  • GIAC Security Essentials Certified
  • Microsoft Certified Professional
  • Certified Consultant – Sage ACCPAC ERP & Sage ACCPAC Plus

Send an e-mail to David Cieslak or call him at call (805) 306-7890