Deltek Vision Software Application Consultant

Clients / References

For references, you may contact any of the following:

See Linked in Recommendation from EMS Engineering, Houston:

Jimmy Webb has recommended your work as Deltek Vision Consultant at VRS, LLC Consulting.

EMGDetails of the Recommendation: "Are you looking for a no-nonsense approach to complex accounting problem solving and Deltek Vision reporting development? Are you looking for someone that has the experience to be able to confidently guide you in your search for optimal Deltek Vision configuration? Mel has the experience and subsequent knowledge to speak to and resolve your most difficult and perplexing Deltek Vision questions. Don't settle for just living with confusing reports and unresolved accounting issues at your firm. Don't let reports that don't reconcile get you frustrated. Get some education and direction from Mel. It's an investment in your firm and your people that will allow you to get to new levels of problem solving as well as reporting efficiency in no time. Mel is an indispensable resource and connection for our firm. Take the step to start a relationship with him. You won't regret it. Call Mel today!" 

Service Category: Business Consultant

Year first hired: 2013

Top Qualities: Great Results, Expert, Good Value


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RitochSee Linked in Recommendation from Ritoch-Powell & Associates, Phoenix:

Antonio Cordes has recommended your work as Deltek Vision Consultant at VRS, LLC Consulting.

Details of the Recommendation: "Mel Eaglin was referred to us by another engineering firm because of his knowledge of Deltek Vision. We needed help setting up Revenue Generation and his skills initializing it came highly recommended. Mel's knowledge of the system, accounting and engineering industry was impressive. He helped us more in the 2 1/2 days he was here than we had previously received in 3 years from Deltek support. The added (unexpected) value he brought to his time with us made the expense well worth it!

Antonio Cortes
Ritoch-Powell & Associates"
Service Category: Business Consultant
Year first hired: 2013
Top Qualities: Great Results, Expert, Good Value


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AWARCHSee Linked in Recommendation from Arrington Watkins Architects, Phoenix:

David Watkins has recommended your work as Deltek Vision Consultant at VRS, LLC Consulting.

"We are long time users of Vision, but had never been able to implement RevGen and were (like many!) frustrated by any number of other Vision issues. We had Mel into our office first and foremost, to implement RevGen. Well, he solved that pretty quickly and about a half dozen other issues that he discovered in the process. He has an uncanny grasp of both Vision and accounting and he works quickly and tirelessly to attack as many issues as he can within the allotted time. And, unlike many accountants and computer experts, he takes the time to make sure you understand what he is doing, that the result is what you want, and that you understand what you need to do from this point on. We will be having him back."

Service Category: Business Consultant
Year first hired: 2013
Top Qualities: Great Results, Personable, Expert

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WisercoSee Linked in Recommendation from Wiser Company, LLC, Nashville:

Lucian Cayce has recommended your work as Deltek Vision Consultant at VRS, LLC Consulting.

Details of the Recommendation: "Mel spent a week at our company showing us how to make the most of Deltek Vision. The results have been extraordinary. Will pay for his visit with the time we save in having reliable financial reports at our fingertips at any time, and tracking project management data in a meaningful way. Thanks Mel!"

Service Category: IT Consultant
Year first hired: 2013
Top Qualities: Great Results, Expert, High Integrity

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EMGAmir Ashy has recommended your work as Deltek Vision Consultant.

Details of the Recommendation: "In a very short time Mel he has help solve problems that plagued our company for years. He listens to the issues and doesn’t waist anytime diving head first into the problems and offering solutions. His no-nonsense approach cuts through all the garbage and gets to the heart of the problem. Mel is very knowledgeable of Deltek Vision, but best of all he views the problems from our perspective since he has worked as a controller in the past. He understands our issues and knows just what we need out of the system. Reflecting on what Mel has helped us accomplish in such a short time I will continue to utilize Mel as a valuable resource to help fine tune Vision to further meet our needs. I would highly recommend Mel to anyone who uses Deltek Vision."

Service Category: IT Consultant
Year first hired: 2013
Top Qualities: Great Results, Expert, Good Value

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GeoTechSee Linked in Recommendation from GeoTechnology, Inc., St. Louis:

Jim Howe has recommended your work as Deltek Vision Consultant.

"Mel has helped our firm refine and improve our accounting functionality and reporting skills in Vision. Mel is easy to work with, identifies the problem and provides solutions for us to implement. He will continue to be a valued resource to Geotechnology, Inc."

Service Category: Business Consultant
Year first hired: 2013
Top Qualities: Great Results, Personable, Expert

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CESOSee Linked in Recommendation from CESO, Dayton, Ohio:

Lindell Brooks has recommended your work as Deltek Vision Consultant.

"After being very disappointed with our original Deltek Vision consultant, we hired Mel to assist us with mistakes that were made and prepare us to roll out the solution. Mel was instrumental in this endeavor and we absolutely could not have got up and running without is continued assistance."

Service Category: Accountant
Year first hired: 2013
Top Qualities: Great Results, Expert, High Integrity

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ProPharmaSee Linked in Recommendation from ProPharma Group, Kansas City:

Kris Henkhaus, MBA has recommended your work as Deltek Vision Consultant.

"Mel came to Propharma Group and did a fantastic job trouble-shooting and providing easy to manage workflows and processes in Deltek Vision. This has helped me and my team generate the financial information my organization needs in a timely manner. I would highly recommend Mel to anyone who uses Deltek Vision." 

Service Category: Business Consultant
Year first hired: 2013
Top Qualities: Great Results, Expert, High Integrity

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PGLogoSee Linked in Recommendation from Power Grid Engineering in Orlando, FL:

Hired as a Business Consultant in 2013 and hired more than once

Top qualities: Great Results, Expert, Good Value

“My company hired Mel to help us implement Deltek and he was awesome. He helped us fix a mess of a situation created by a different consultant. I would give Mel my highest recommendation.” May 22, 2013

Michael J. Wright CEO

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NACCLogoSee Linked in Recommendation from NACC Services in Dallas, TX:

Top qualities:Great Results, Personable, Expert

“We had brought in Mel to migrate our accounting to Deltek Vision. Mel's expertise in Accounting, Deltek and SQL allowed us to accomplish all objectives within schedule and his knowledge in reporting and accounting practices allowed us a seamless transition from old accounting system into Deltek. In addition Mel provided us with very hands-on training and guidance material. Mel is very detail oriented, professional and knowledgeable when it comes to Deltek and I would highly recommend him to anybody when it comes to Deltek Vision!”.

Varun Toshniwal(client)
April 15, 2013

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HMHSee Linked in Recommendation from HMH in San Jose, CA:

“Mel is one of the most dynamic people that I have ever worked with. Smart, persistant and forthright. He was instrumental in successfully and seamlessly converting our accounting software to Deltek Vision.

Mel understood our business model and needs very well. I have been through many database conversions this one by far was the smoothest due to Mel's expertise and commitment. If you are looking to convert systems Mel is your man.”September 6, 2012

Top qualities:Great Results, Expert, High Integrity

1stPatrice Brill
hired Mel as a IT Consultant in 2012, and hired Mel more than once

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HorizantSee Linked in Recommendation from Horizant in Ottawa, Canada:

“Mel was contracted by Horizant to help with the review of our current Deltek Vision system confirguration and to make the necessary changes in order to better support our business needs.

Mel was extremely knowledgable not only with the Vision product but with our business model. Mel produced excellent results and was very easy and pleasant to work with. I would defnitely recommend Mel.”August 30, 2012

Top qualities:Great Results, Personable, Expert

1stTony Miceli
hired Mel as a IT Consultant in 2012

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OTAK3See Linked in Recommendation from Otak in Portland, OR:

“During our implementation of Deltek Vision, Mel was extremely instrumental in helping us understand the system, tools and functionality first, and then in guiding us through the implementation process such that the end product was tailored to meet our specific business needs. Mel continues to provide support as our business and our needs grow as his market and product/system knowledge is highly valued. I strongly recommend Mel to any firm that is in need of implementation planning, technical support and overall guidance for the implementation of Deltek Vision.”

Year first hired: 2012 (hired more than once with a prior firm)
Top qualities: Great Results, Expert, High Integrity

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NWT.jpg.w300h78See Linked in Recommendation from New West Technologies, LLC in Denver, CO:

"Mel has provided his Deltek expertise in reconfiguring our Deltek Vision system with departments as well as turning on the multi-company functions for consolidated financial reporting. He built custom reports and even helped document our new month-end close processes. He has helped automate many manual processes for our company and has improved financial reporting. I highly recommend Mel Eaglin!" 

Service Category: Consultant
Year first hired: 2011 (hired more than once)
Top qualities: Great Results, Expert, High Integrity

Lorraine Korinek
hired Mel as a Consultant in 2011, and hired Mel more than once

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VertechSee Linked in Recommendation from Vertech Industrial Systems, LLC in Phoenix, AZ:

“We hired Mel to solve some technical issues with our accounting software, Deltek Vision, that have plagued us for three years. In the space of a couple of days, Mel solved our "long" list of problems, and our accounting software has never run more smoothly. He was personable and easy to work with to boot. Thanks for your great work Mel!” February 1, 2012

Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, Expert

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"Recently Mel visited our offices to help us solve a few issues we were having with our accounting software, Deltek Vision. Mel delivered a highly useable and well considered set of suggestions and changes to increase efficiency. Improvements offered have made Vision a more manageable system. Mel has proven to be very helpful and professional in his work. I would like to express my sincere gratitude and regards for his future work and efforts. Thanks again Mel!"
Service Category: Business Consultant

Year first hired: 2012
Top Qualities: Great Results, Personable, Expert

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kestrelLisa Howard Office Manager at Vertech

Billings, MT / Vancouver, WA

"Mel,
You have impressed me as diligent, helpful, open-minded, and exceptionally knowledgeable, both about the software and how it is typically used. I have very much enjoyed working with you and believe that our success with Deltek can largely be attributed to your support.

My sincere thanks,

Karl Graham
Kestrel Administrative Manager"

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hlalogoSee Linked in Recommendation from Harding Lawson Associates below:

Harding Lawson Associates - Denver, Colorado

“Due to his technical expertise Mel became the de facto point of contact for IT into his offices (to aid in planning everything from software training to desktop software upgrades to financial systems upgrades) so I had frequent interaction with him.

Mel quickly became one of my core "go to" connections for identifying the business impact of planned technology changes and importantly understanding core business financial needs as it related to technology.

Excellent communicator, strong ability to grasp the overall picture and ability to understand both business and technology complexities.” February 13, 2008

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HunsakerCynthia Farren, Software/Training Manager, Harding Lawson Associates worked with Mel at Harding Lawson Associates

Hunsaker & Associates - Irvine, California

John Nyberg is the Controller of H&A - Irvine. I was originally asked to look at a test load in Vision and make specific recommendations. We found a number of potentially deal stopping problems, but we also created a plan to resolve each in the go live migration. I was with John and his accounting team when they first received the data base back after data migration. We new exactly what to expect from our testing in the original review. A number of changes were made to the original configuration in order to automate and enhance their billing, processing & reporting. REV GEN was enabled and reconciled. The biggest issue with the H&A conversion had to do with their billing. While data all came over properly in the migration provided by Deltek, billing terms were simply not complete.

See Linked in Recommendation from Hunsaker & Associates below:
Mel was instrumental in our conversion from Deltek Sema4 to Deltek Vision. He reviewed our configuration and made sure the data migrated properly and if it didn't he made the necessary adjustments. He validated prior history in Vision and made sure our prior financials were accurate. He was instrumental in training my staff on how to use Vision and most importantly how to how to bill our clients. Mel has been a great partner in our conversion process and he has been invaluable. He is a true Vision expert and he is a pleasure to work with. July 5, 2011

Top qualities: Great Results , Expert , Good Value

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EECJohn Nyberg hired Mel in 2011

Engineering & Environmental Consultants, Inc. - Phoenix & Tucson, Arizona
EEC had gone live in Deltek Vision in January of 2011 but with poor setup and training. Chuck Hollingsworth had been struggling with learning & understanding the program and was uable to get a clear understanding of where they were with either project or the firms financials.

I reviewed and made a number of adjustments to the Configuration, enabled Rev Gen retroactively to January. WIP was reconciled to the General Ledger and all reports were created so that both Project Managers and Chuck are now able to review MTD, YTD or JTD information on all projects and all are up to date in real time everyday. Income Statements & Balance Sheets were also created to report Current Month & YTD as well as a Rolling 12 months Income Statement to detect trends.

“If you need help implementing Deltek Vision, talk to Mel, he is outstanding!” July 11, 2011

Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, Expert

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atgChuck Hollingsworth,  hired Mel as a Accountant in 2011

Alliance Transportation Group - Austin, Texas
Mike Heath is the President of ATG in Austin and the controller is Gayle Heath. At ATG I did a complete review of their system configuration. A number of changes were made in order to automate and enhance their weekly processing & reporting. REV GEN was enabled with 2 custom revenue methods. After first reconciling to the Trial Balance, was then scheduled to run nightly. With processing completely automated, all weekly & monthly reporting is now being provided systematicly, in a timely and consistent manner. Project, Billing, Income Statements, Balance Sheet Reports were written and are now completely from Vision where previously most had been done previously Ad Hoc in Excel.

See Linked in Recommendation from Alliance Transportation Group in Austin, TX:
“I really hate to say anything good about Mel. He's a terriffic resource expert that I'd like to keep to myself. However, knowing that frustration of using and implementing Deltek, it would be a selfish and cruel act not to whole-heartedly recommend Mel to help you out. In addition, Mel's insight to developing usable project management reports will improve the way you manage your company, and will most assuredly make your firm more profitable. In these "interesting" times reporting and job performance is critical. You have to have the best information possible for making the tough decisions as well, and Mel can help you.” December 30, 2010

Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, Expert

Mike Heath,
hired Mel as a Accountant in 2010

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ctiCTI Companies - Detroit, Michigan
Morgan Subbarayan is the President of CTI Companies in Detroit and the controller is Nimi Murugappan. At CTI I did a complete makeover of their system configuration and then completely automated all weekly & monthly processing. Now, all reporting is systematic, timely and consistent and completely from Vision where previously most was being done Ad Hoc in Excel.

See Linked in Recommendation from CTI Companies in Detroit, MI:

“Mel is very personable to work with. His knowledge in accounting and vision, especially for A/E and construction firms, has depth and value that has saved CTI significant amount of time and money. I am glad that Mel is supporting CTI and I wish Mel was available when we changed our platform from SEMA-4 to Vision in early 2000.” December 3, 2010

Top qualities: Great Results, Expert

Morgan Subbarayan,
hired Mel as a Accountant in 2009, and hired Mel more than once

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“During our implementation of Deltek Vision, Mel was extremely instrumental in helping us understand the system, tools and functionality first, and then in guiding us through the implementation process such that the end product was tailored to meet our specific business needs. Mel continues to provide support as our business and our needs grow as his market and product/system knowledge is highly valued. I strongly recommend Mel to any firm that is in need of implementation planning, technical support and overall guidance for the implementation of Deltek Vision.” July 18, 2011

Top qualities: Great Results, Expert, High Integrity

1stChris Winkeljohn,
hired Mel as a Business Consultant in 2009

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Brunsinglogo gaaBrunsing Associates - Santa Rosa, California
Erich Rauber is the Managing Engineer of Brunsing Associates, a Santa Rosa Environmental Firm that I converted from FMS/Wind2. Initially I went to Brunsing to build a timeline for conversion. Once there, management asked me to prepare for Go Live immediately. Over 13 days all data was migrated to Deltek Vision from FMS/Wind2, reports were built and then both Accounting, Project Managers and Sr. Management were trained on all facets of the system.

 

 

 

 

 

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GAAlogo gaaGAA Architects - Irvine, California
Craig Williamson & Roger Deitos are the owners of an Irvine Architectural firm, GAA Architects. I was initially contacted by Craig & Roger to review their configuration as they had gone live on Deltek Vision about 6 months prior but were constantly being billed by their former Consultant for calls made by their former Controller. What I found was simply that she continued to use Quick Books for some of aspects of the accounting and Vision for others. To resolve, I moved all data from Quick Books not already there, into Vision and then trained the “new” Controller and all personnel on Deltek Vision processing. I also created a custom grid for a Consultant Tracking system that had been maintained previously in Excel. Not only do they now avoid duplicate entry, the report comes directly from Deltek Vision all on a standard Vision Report.

See Linked in Recommendation from GAA Architects below:

“After months of wasted efforts with others trying to get up and running on Deltek Vision, Mel got us up to speed quickly and effectively and remains a valuable resource for us as we grow going forward.” December 6, 2010

Top qualities: Great Results, Expert

Craig Williamson,
hired Mel as a Business Consultant in 2009

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MHP logoMHP Structural engineers - Long Beach, California
A Long Beach Engineering Firm, MHP Structural Engineers. I provided training before conversion and stepped in before the Go Live and streamlined the accounting processes. Immediately following conversion from Sema 4, I created all reports for validating the migration of data. This included all needed operating reports including Project Summaries, Billing Reviews, Income Statements, Balance Sheets and Project Detailed Reports. Revenue methods were assigned to projects, REV GEN was ran and reconciled to the Trial Balance and then automated to run daily. The lead Partner for the conversion is Terry Fernandez and the Controller is Amalia Roig.

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AECOM logoBoyle Engineering (now AECOM) - Newport Beach, California
You can also of course talk with Phil Petrocelli the CEO of Boyle, now a VP of AECOM with regards to my experience with Deltek Vision. Boyle was acquired by AECOM and he is now VP of the West. At Boyle I migrated 45 years of data. The legacy system was installed in 1962 and in 2005 Boyle was still on punch cards. All 100% of the data was migrated, every project, client, employee, labor entry, expense entry, invoice and cash receipt. Nothing was left out including 10 years of General Ledger Account Balances for 35 profit centers. This enabled the ability to do all types of trend analysis both from a Project Reporting as well as for Income Statements & Balance Sheets in Deltek Vision instead of from multiple systems and/or spreadsheets.

See Linked in Recommendation from Boyle Engineering below:

“While at Boyle Engineering Mel was hardworking, detail oriented, and very hands on Sr. Controller. Mel taught the Project Accountants how to read and understand the financial reports, and use the billing database to its fullest capabilities. Mel was always there to help with billing, and financial issues that may arise on a daily basis. Mel also took it upon himself to implement changes in the billing database that would benefit the Project Accountants and make the billing process work more efficiently. Mel was not only our supervisor but a mentor, and he is a great asset to any company that he works for.” January 4, 2011

Kim Burke, Project Accountant, AECOM
reported to Mel at Boyle Engineering

“Mel was instrumental in the role as Senior Controller at Boyle Engineering. While working at Boyle, Mel established policies and procedures as well as lead the implementation of Deltek Vision within the company. As Senior Controller, over time he automated processes, reduced cost and saved time in weekly and monthly processes to ensure the accounting department ran optimumly. 

After working at Boyle Engineering, I have worked with Mel in a consultant role in Deltek Vision implementations around the country. Mel has successfully implemented Deltek Vision in numerous companies now to ensure companies can successfully manage their finances.” December 27, 2010

Chris Rayasam, Business Analyst, AECOM
reported to Mel at Boyle Engineering


“I worked with Mel at Boyle Engineering where he oversaw a Deltek integration that was of great importance to the company and my team in particular. Mel handled this very challenging situation with great professionalism and a keen eye to detail, ultimately providing alternatives that satisfied a myriad of competing needs.” December 20, 2010

Mike Recchio, Director of Corporate Marketing, Boyle AECOM
worked with Mel at Boyle Engineering


“Mel, as Sr Controller, was key to the implementation of Delek Vision at Boyle. He was responsible for reducing the accounting department headcount from over 14 to 7 as a result of the utilzation of this system. Technically, he can't be beat when it comes to his knowledge of Vision and its efficiencies. Vision needed to interface with the ADP HRIS system so Mel was able to have a bridge program written to do a daily data update from the HRIS system to Vision. He was able to explain the need to coordinate the changes in the HRIS system to ensure the correct data was being transfered. It wouldn't have run as smoothly as it did without Mel's patience and instruction. He was a pleasure to work with and a true expert.” December 20, 2010

Linda J Rima, PHR, Human Resources Manager, AECOM/Boyle Engineering
worked with Mel at Boyle Engineering

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Kleinfelder logoKleinfelder Engineering - San Diego, California

“As a member of Mel's immediate leadership team, I had the opportunity to observe and benefit from Mel's performance on an almost daily basis. I can attest to his initiative, sense of responsibility, financial knowledge and consisitent ability to deliver tasks on time. I highly recommend him and offer my most enthusiastic personal endorsement.” December 22, 2010

1stCraig Vaughn, Senior Vice President, Kleinfelder
managed Mel indirectly at Kleinfelder

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mnsLogoMNS Engineers, Inc. - Santa Barbara, California
Jim Salvito is the President and CEO of MNS Engineers, Inc., headquartered in Santa Barbara. I provided general consulting on Deltek Vision and trained his new controller on the system functionality. I also enabled Cash Basis Accounting and advised the Controller on how Deltek Vision processes this General Ledger data.

See Linked in Recommendation from MNS Engineers below:

Mel is well-qualified CFO/Controller with many years of experience in the A/E/C industry. He has worked with our firm (and others) on successful implementation, customization and workflow optimization of Deltek Vision. Mel is a consummate professional and an expert business consultant. I look forward to working with him again, and highly recommend him to other A/E firms looking to implement or better use Deltek Vision.” December 21, 2010
Top qualities: Great Results, Expert, Good Value

Jim Salvito,
hired Mel as a Business Consultant in 2009, and hired Mel more than once