JIM PARKER APPOINTED TO INTUIT ACCOUNTANT AND ADVISOR CUSTOMER COUNCIL
Jim Parker to advise leading financial software firm on products and services most needed by accountants and their clients
La Mesa, CA – November 16, 2006 – Jim parker has been named to the 17-member Accountant and Advisor Customer Council for Intuit® Inc. a leading provider of business and financial management solutions for small businesses, consumers and accounting professionals.
Council members will share their insights, experience and expertise with Intuit as the company develops new products and services for accountants and advisors, as well as their clients nationwide.
“Intuit is fortunate to have Jim Parker on board as an active member of our customer advisory council,” said Lesley Merson, Group Manager of Intuit Accountant Relations Group. “Our focus is on developing the very best products and services for accountants, advisors, and their clients. With such leading practitioners such as Jim providing imaginative and practical counsel, we believe that Intuit now has a real advantage in developing and delivering next-generation solutions.”
The Accountant and Advisor Customer Council meets periodically at Intuit’s headquarters in Mountain View, California, part of fabled Silicon Valley, as well other Intuit locations throughout the U.S. Members review potential developments and provide input on such critical accountant and small business tools as new software products and web-based services. Intuit began the Customer Advisory Councils as part of the company’s initiative to develop end-to-end technology solutions that address the financial and accounting needs of accountants, business advisors and their clients.
All members of the Intuit Accountant and Advisor Customer Council serve a one- to two-year term. Participation on the Council is driven by participants’ desires to contribute to the development of better technology products and services for both them and their clients.
About Intuit Inc.
Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ: INTU) is a leading provider of business and financial management solutions for small- and mid-sized businesses, corporate workgroups, consumers and accounting professionals. Its flagship products and services, including QuickBooks®, Quicken® and TurboTax® software simplify small business management and payroll processing, personal finance, and tax preparation and filing. ProSeries® and Lacerte® are Intuit's leading tax preparation software suites for professional accountants.
Founded in 1983, Intuit had annual revenue of more than $2.3 billion in its fiscal year 2006. The company has nearly 7,500 employees with major offices in 13 states across the U.S., and offices in Canada and the United Kingdom. More information can be found at www.Intuit.com.
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