Rick Borup is owner and president of Information Technology Associates, a professional software development, computer services, and information systems consulting firm he founded in 1993. Rick earned BS and MBA degrees from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and spent several years developing software applications for mainframe computers before turning to microcomputer database development tools in the late 1980’s. He began working with FoxPro in 1991, and has worked full time in FoxPro and Visual FoxPro since 1993. Rick is a Microsoft Certified Solution Developer (MCSD) and a Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) in Visual FoxPro. When he’s not sitting in front of the computer earning a living, he likes to spend time with his family traveling across the U.S. and abroad.