Goodsill Anderson Quinn & Stifel LLP Promotes Fleckles, Tsang and Welcomes Manning
Sep 17, 2008
Honolulu, Hawai’i – Goodsill Anderson Quinn & Stifel, A Limited Liability Law Partnership LLP is pleased to announce the promotion of Eric Fleckles to Chief Information Officer, Ellen Tsang to Director of Information Technology, and welcomes Kim Manning as Director of Information Lifecycle Management.
Fleckles joined the Goodsill team in 1999 as a Systems Engineer/Administrator and served as the firm’s Technology Director for four years prior to being tapped to become the firm’s first Chief Information Officer. In his new role as CIO, Eric oversees all of the firm’s Technology, Information Lifecycle Management and Knowledge Management initiatives, leading a team of highly capable directors in each of those areas. By providing leadership and direction to these formerly separate domains, Fleckles is able to put processes in place to make all forms of information more accessible and useful within the firm and to ensure that information is effectively and securely managed throughout the firm. Fleckles is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of Hawai’i Pacific University with a degree in Computer Science, is currently enrolled in the Master of Science Information Systems program at HPU, and is a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer.
Tsang has been with the firm for over ten years and has been promoted to the role of Director of Information Technology, after serving as Assistant Director of Information Technology for the past four years. She manages a staff of five talented technology professionals who provide support and training for the entire firm. Tsang received her Master of Science degree in Information Systems (with distinction) from Hawai’i Pacific University, is currently enrolled in HPU’s MBA program, and is working on her Systems Engineering certification from Microsoft. Some of her accomplishments include: project oversight of the macro package development and rollout; design and implementation of the data protection strategy; and project lead on the firm-wide rollout of the Interwoven document management system.
Manning joined the firm earlier this year as the Director of Information Lifecycle Management. In this role, she manages all aspects of client information in all forms (electronic and hard copy) from conflict check and case inception to final disposition, employing a variety of software applications and database technologies to deliver reliable and efficient management of client materials. Manning served as Systems Manager for a mainland firm for fourteen years, then spent nine years as Senior Applications Engineer for a leading systems integrator, specializing in technology solutions for the legal market, including installation of content management suites, desktop and full system design, and database analysis and design. She has lectured and written articles on a variety of legal and technology subjects
Goodsill has one of the largest, most comprehensive in-house Information Technology departments of any law firm in Hawai’i, which keeps the Firm’s tech savvy and well equipped attorneys up and running.