Professional Biography

ERP Consulting Services in Pataskala Ohio

A service-focused consultant with 25 years of success meeting the technology needs of enterprise business customers, Michael J. Taranto offers experience in all aspects of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software sales, installation, configuration, integration and support.

Blending polished communication skills with an in-depth understanding of business accounting and ERP software (particularly with Microsoft Dynamics GP software), Michael has established a reputation for providing clients with expert guidance and project leadership while empowering customers with complete control of their finances, resources and decision-making processes.

In his recent roles as a Senior GP Consultant with Aztec Systems, Inc. and as an Application Consultant with Key2Act Inc., Michael spearheaded Dynamics GP implementations for customers across the country. From orchestrating the full life cycle of deployment to delivering staff training, his guidance proved crucial in enabling his customers to gain significant efficiency improvement and savings in construction job costing, service management and equipment management.

As President and General Manager of ERP Consulting LLC., Michael managed provision of accounting and technology services to hundreds of companies nationwide including Smithfield Foods, Ohio State Bar Association, Columbus Center for Human Services, The Leather Store, Ohio Foam Corporation and Sitincomfort.com. His expertise with Microsoft Dynamics-GP (Great Plains), Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Retail Management System (RMS) technologies allowed customers to implement and integrate new technologies seamlessly into their existing infrastructures, achieving measurable improvements to business operations. In addition to managing implementations directly, Michael also played a pivotal role in driving sales and business development, achieving certification as a Microsoft Gold Partner in Business Solutions and Network Infrastructure and induction into the Microsoft Business Solutions Presidents Club.

Michael holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Franklin University; his blend of business and technology expertise is evidenced by certifications as a Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Ohio Licensed Insurance Agent with a Series 6 Security License. He is also an active member of the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.