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Matthew Mangels, Senior Consultant

IBM Certified for e-Business Lotus CLILotus CLP  

Mr. Mangels has worked in the Information Systems technology arena for the past five years. With experience as a Principal Certified Lotus Instructor, Principal Certified Lotus Professional, and a Certified Public Accountant, Mr. Mangels brings a unique perspective to consulting and training projects. Having worked in-depth with Lotus Notes and Domino for the past six years, he is able to synthesize an organization's Information Systems as a part of their overall financial model. Since joining the Innovative Ideas team, Mr. Mangels facilitates Level I & II training courses while developing Lotus Notes applications and consulting on Lotus Notes and financial business transactions. Organizations that he has recently worked with include:

  • Abbott Laboratories
  • Andersen Consulting
  • Maytag
  • Datex-Ohmeda
  • Kemper National Insurance Co
  • Hewitt Associates
  • Chicago Housing Authority
  • ADP Employer Services
  • PriceWaterhouseCoopers
  • His ability to help audiences breakdown complex topics into sets of simple tasks has proven its effectiveness in the classroom and consulting environments for both Information Systems and financial material. While leaving audiences with a complete understanding of the topic, they are also better prepared to effectively communicate the material to their peers and coworkers.

    Prior to joining the Innovative Ideas staff, Mr. Mangels worked as an accountant for the public accounting firm of Landa & Altsher, P.C. In addition to the standard auditing and reporting functions for both for-profit and not-for profit entities, he designed Excel applications, aided in the design of accounting systems for mid-sized organizations, and trained clients in the use of a variety of accounting packages. By formal education, Mr. Mangels holds an undergraduate degree in Accountancy and a Master's of Science in Taxation, both from Bentley College.

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