Bill Chaffee, President
Bill Chaffee is the President and Chief Operations Officer of Advanced World Concepts, Inc. (the developer and distributor of the PRA System). He is a past Certified Public Accountant and has over 40 years of operational and financial experience of which two years were in Europe.
A seasoned financial officer with controllership experience and a results-oriented background in start-ups and reorganizations with proven success in strategic planning, sourcing of capital, and innovative solutions in the execution of business strategies. Focal strengths are: enhancing an enterprise's intrinsic value through optimized strategic plans; financial/operational solutions to match market scope and scale; goal directed communications both internally and externally; and specializes in system designs and analyses.
Previously, he served as Director of Reorganization Advisory Services and Director of Litigation Support with Deloitte-Touche. He also was the Chief Financial Officer of The Welk Resort Group and the Financial Director for the Global Group of Companies, once the largest resort developer in Europe.
Bill Plander, Director of Development
In 1989, William Plander developed the original PRA System software that took the world of reserve management by storm. Now, Bill is back as the lead software developer for the next-generation, web-based PRA System. With over twenty years of experience as a freelance consultant and software developer, Bill's areas of technical expertise include Microsoft .NET, SQL, and Visual FoxPro.
Known in the industry as a maverick 'mad professor' of data processing, Bill specializes in turning raw data into meaningful and actionable information. He believes in creating software that is smart, intuitive, and easy to learn and use. Thanks to Bill, the new PRA System is just that.