WebMasters Leadership

TRISH FORCINIO
DAVID WEINER

 

 

 

   

Trish Forcinio - President

Trish Forcinio, President of WebMasters, Inc., began her career in public accounting.  In 1984, Trish formed her own accounting practice and also acted as a consultant and trainer to other accounting firms in the Greater Philadelphia area.

In 1988, Trish established Softech Systems, Inc., and focused on the recommendation and implementation of accounting and financial systems at the enterprise and departmental levels.  Under her dynamic leadership, the company assisted over 200 companies with new system implementations.  The company's clientele included Asplundh Tree Expert Company, Westinghouse, The City of Philadelphia, Grant Thornton, Bodek and Rhodes,  DART (Delaware State Rapid Transit), Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau, British Technology Group USA and Safeguard Business Systems.

As a result of her involvement with implementing new technologies, Trish recognized the significant benefits provided by the World Wide Web and formed WebMasters, Inc., assisting many of Softech's existing clients with establishing an effective corporate presence on the Internet.  The company provides web site design, programming and hosting services, connectivity and communications consulting and Intranet implementation, deployment, and training.

Ms. Forcinio has been published in several industry journals and publications, including The Financial Times and Accounting Today.  Trish was a founder and past chairperson of the CPA Computer User Group and the SCS/Compute Users Group.  Trish is an accomplished public speaker and has appeared before the following professional organizations:  The American Academy of Surgeons; The American Association of Professional Computer Consultants; The National Society of Public Accountants; Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants; National Association of Accountants; CPA Computer User Group; American Production and Inventory Control Society; Philadelphia Bar Association; Grant Thornton; The American College; Bryn Mawr College; and several Chapters of the Society for Human Resource Management.

 

David Weiner - VP, Research and Development

As early as 1979, Dave was an active computer enthusiast.  He got his first taste of computers and programming by working with some of the earliest available models of Commodore, Texas Instruments, NorthStar, and Apple.  David honed his skills further at the University of Texas at Arlington, where he was a Computer Science Major.

In 1987, Dave joined the US Army and was posted to Wiesbaden, Germany, where he worked with technical aspects of the US Defense forces.  After being honorably discharged in December of 1989, David accepted a position with Cables and Chips, Inc. in New YOrk City, where he learned hardware diagnostics and repair, network architecture, network topology, and wiring/cabling installation.  As David’s career flourished, he accepted a position with Flagstaff Industries in Bensalem, PA as Director of Computer Operations.  While there, David installed, implemented, and administered a new multi-user UNIX system.  He also designed, created and developed custom enterprise applications for Point of Sale, accounting, manufacturing, and data entry.

After leaving Flagstaff, David helped found PhillyNet, Inc., a Philadelphia based ISP.  David was responsible for all start-up operations, equipment selection and technical systems.  He designed and implemented the TCP/IP network for in-house use.  He also selected, installed, and configured all aspects of high-speed Internet access, including routers, Domain Name Service servers, Apache web servers, analog and digital modem banks, remote access servers, sendmail, Microsoft Internet Information Server, MS SQL Server, qmail and the installation, configuration, and development of the company's Secure Electronic Commerce facilities.  David has brought his considerable skill and expertise to WebMasters, establishing our web servers, dial-up access and hosting services.  Today, David manages all things technical at WebMasters, supervises all programming tasks, and manages the technical support staff.

 

 

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