APEX Data Consulting is your resource for turning critical financial and business data into more meaningful strategic and tactical information that is easier to access and manage across a broad range of planning, reporting and analytical requirements.
APEX was founded by Rick Fromm in 2011 to provide small business owners and corporate management teams with a resource for getting more out of their data while significantly enhancing the efficiency and accuracy of their planning, reporting and other business information and intelligence systems. Rick closes the gap between the business problem and the information-system solution, and is adept at simplifying even the most well-established processes while offering new opportunities to enhance operational planning, management and decision-making capabilities.
Rick helps organizations to assess their information system needs, trouble-shoots problems, and recommends and implements enhancements that significantly improve operational and decision-making effectiveness. He develops and deploys a combination of database, spreadsheet, analytical modeling and other solutions to streamline information gathering and management while delivering new and more meaningful analytical insights across a wide variety of business operations.
Rick works with a virtual team of system-development partners that enable him to scale his offering to fit any requirement, from small, short-term projects through larger and more complex system implementations. His unique blend of finance and accounting experience, data-mining creativity, and system-development expertise enables him to provide valuable counsel and guidance on both sides of the consulting assignment, as a bridge between the business and IT teams.
Additionally, Rick’s past collaborations with some of the world’s leading economists enable him to bring unique, high-value expertise to a wide variety of business planning/forecasting and analytical modeling challenges.