Our Alliance Partners


Carole Bartholomeaux

Bartholomeaux is President of BARTHOLOMEAUX/Public Relations, Inc., which she founded 17 years ago. The firm has represented a variety of clients including internationally best selling author Clive Cussler, Nivea After Sun Lotion, actress Jaime Lyn Bauer, Coors Beer, singer Brent Burns, US Homes, Marble Slab Creamery and the Quality Hotel & Resort, Phoenix.

The first person to serve as Press Secretary for the Arizona Senate she was also the first woman to serve as President of the Phoenix Press Box Association, now the Maricopa County Sports Authority. As a sports reporter, Bartholomeaux interviewed Joe Namath, Joe Theismann, Billie Jean King, Mike Ditka, the Van Arsdale twins, Reggie Jackson and others too numerous to mention.

Carole considers herself fortunate to have been mentored by Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor. When Justice O'Connor was elevated to the Supreme Court, Bartholomeaux was loaned to Mrs. O'Connor to handle all national and international press coverage of the historic event.


James R. Meyer

Jim Meyer is the owner of MeyerSoft, a computer software consulting firm.

Jim has been involved in the development of office productivity application software for nearly 20 years. His areas of expertise include database, accounting, document management and Internet software.

As a software developer, Jim has a history of producing powerful accounting, medical and legal software. One such application tracks over twelve billion dollars of retirement funds while freeing administrative personnel free to concentrate on business decisions. Another application Jim developed completes approximately 40 hours of accounting processing in just a few seconds. Award-winning software developed by MeyerSoft is in use by thousands of firms throughout the United States.

Jim has provided programming and consulting services for the cities of Phoenix and Apache Junction, Arizona, the State of Arizona, Valley National Bank, Wells Fargo Bank, Intergroup of Arizona, American Express, Tucson Medical Center, and many others.

Jim has been a Faculty Associate with Arizona State University's Computer Technology Program for fifteen years. In this capacity he has written numerous computer courseware books and conducted thousands of computer training classes, workshops and seminars. Jim developed the Windows network operating system curriculum and course book supplements used by ASU to train 2,000 employees of Arizona's Department of Economic Security. He has also developed audio tape scripts, seminars, and course books on Internet commerce and Web development.

Jim has been the featured instructor for Microsoft Access and Aldus PageMaker series of video training tapes marketed worldwide by Keystone Learning Systems. He is also a CRM (customer relationship management) software consultant, as well as a certified consultant for the ACT! contact manager software.

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