Paul Cassel has been working with and programming personal computer database systems since the days of dBASE II on the original IBM PC. When Microsoft introduced Access 1.0, he quickly recognized it as a superior system for small computers and added Access programming to his consulting business. Since then he has won several MVP awards from Microsoft for demonstrated excellence in Access and is one of the pool of consultants Microsoft calls upon for design discussions about future versions of Access as well as other products. In addition to his consulting work, Paul teaches courses at Univ. of New Mexico. He has published hundreds of articles and numerous books on various computer topics, but his specialty and first love remains Access.