Dorinda Schmidtknecht: Mobilizing Financial and Business
Management Solutions Globally
Professionalism retains integrity and result oriented strategies that relatively
exemplify the successful competency of an organization. cBEYONData has
proved to be a reliable business services provider in the market. Co-founded by
Schmidtknecht, the COO and President, the
procured a steady pace towards success. Her unique approach and distinctive
ideologies have contributed in the evolution of financial management sectors.
CIO Look admires such leaders and considers it as an opportunity to feature
determined personalities in this edition.
Following is Dorinda's story and her endeavors on building an empire in
financial and management solutions, in her own words:
The establishment of the company came about when Dave, my husband and
co-founder, and I decided that after working for many people throughout the
years, we could do a better job by building a company based on ethical
foundations and focuses on employees while ensuring we serve our customers
with unique and cutting-edge solutions, all while making a profit and having a
financially sound company.
With Dave's background as a CPA and working in the business intelligence/IT
industry for 25 years and my background in Portfolio and Asset Management
focusing heavily on Finance and Business Management, we decided to start
our own business in 2010. We believed the business intelligence/IT industry
would be a great fit because of his career history and contacts in the federal
space. We also saw a need within the federal agencies to focus on financial
reporting, data analytics, and compliance and audit solutions which wasn't
being met easily.
Many of the agencies have these incredible systems that collect pertinent data,
however the systems are not capable of producing the required compliance
reports, dashboards, and data analytics that enable the agencies' CFO's to