David Krout is an Enterprise Applications Consulting Partner with ClientFirst Technology Consulting who has 25 years of experience assisting local governments with a broad scope of information technology needs. He specializes in working with organizations to identify their strategic, organizational, application, and functional requirements to determine which system and/or specific applications are a proper fit for both the agency and the vendor. David’s unique and diversified background in business management, accounting, and management consulting has given him the ability to collaborate with C-level executives and department staff from a practical, business-management perspective to maximize their technology utilization. Having also worked for a leading local government enterprise software provider, David brings a unique understanding of consulting, client representation, and vendor relationships to the collaboration between the agency and software vendors. He has served on the National Committee for Information Technology for the Institute of Management Accountants, and is the Former President of the Institute of Management Accountants, Inland Empire Chapter. David received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Accounting from California State University, San Bernardino.