Richard J. Niemiec appears courtesy of Oracle Press/McGraw-Hill Education. He is chief executive officer of TUSC, an Inc. 500 full-service consulting and training company specializing in Oracle technology. Rich has been named by Oracle Corporation as an Oracle Certified Master–one of only six originally so recognized around the world. He is the former president of the Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG) and president of the Midwest Oracle Users Group. Rich has been named the Top Speaker of the IOUG Conference five times and is a member of the Entrepreneurial Hall of Fame.