Prominent Financial Transparency Expert, Kathi Pletzke, Awarded IWLA's Top Female IT Executive

API, a prominent supplier of Fiscal Transparency software announces Kathi Pletze’s recognition for her leadership and excellence in information technology.

Online PR News – 22-April-2016 – Boca Raton, Florida – The International Women’s Leadership Association is a dynamic, diverse and dedicated community of women. Each woman aspiring to rise to her greatest level of potential while encouraging other women to do the same. The IWLA community represents today’s women; through acknowledgement and validation of their accomplishments, inspiration to do more, to have more, to BE more and to play their role in the creation of a stronger, healthier, more prosperous tomorrow.

Ms. Pletzke is a seasoned expert in the IT field and has 30 years of experience in the public sector. She is a tremendous benefit to API and has led the development of a cloud-based financial transparency software solution that provides a window into local government spending. The "Fiscal Transparency" portal showcases expenditures and revenues year to date. Data is presented in easy to understand visual charts and graphs.

Looking back over her career, Ms. Pletzke feels that her desire and eagerness carried her through each and every challenge. Kathi led the IT department of the City of Fort Myers, FL for 12 years. Next, she was offered a position to manage the Town of Longboat Key's IT department. For the next 18 years, she transformed the Town of Longboat Key's technology systems. Currently, she is the Transparency Technology Director for API. Many software applications developed under her leadership have been nationally recognized.

Juan Rodriquez, CEO, Advanced Processing & Imaging said “Kathi’s wealth of knowledge and understanding of the public sector has made her a remarkable asset to the API team. Her position has been instrumental at becoming the prominent leader in helping organizations become more open and transparent with finances.”

API is a Sungard approved solutions provider of document management solutions; including mPower, OptiView, OptiSpool, AgendaMaker and more. OptiView integrates easily with any ERP software and provides end-to-end secure scanning and storage of all sensitive records. API’s Fiscal Transparency Portal key features include; an executive dashboard, revenue and expense views side-by-side, as well as comparison of budget to actual for both expenditures and revenues.

When asked about her greatest strengths, Ms. Pletzke replied 'passion and enthusiasm'. Her long term professional goal is to apply her years of knowledge and experience in the technology field to reach audiences on a larger scale. As an entertaining story teller, she stated that one day she sees herself as a motivational speaker for conferences in the technology and government space.

About Advanced Processing & Imaging
Advanced Processing & Imaging offers user friendly workflow systems & document management which increases business and staff efficiency while reducing costs and improving business intelligence. API is also a leading provider of a suite of cloud based software tools which includes contract automation, employee onboarding, electronic cumulative folder, invoice process solutions, and fiscal transparency.


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