MS Access Solutions is a custom Microsoft applications consulting company specializing in Microsoft Access, SQL Server, Azure SQL, and ASP.NET applications and is located in Los Angeles, California. Our company owner and primary consultant/developer is Alison Balter, the former President of Info Tech Services of Southern California.
Alison is a highly experienced independent consultant specializing in Microsoft Access, SQL Server, Microsoft Azure SQL. During during her 30 years in the computer industry she has consulted with many corporations and government agencies. The company's client base has expanded to include major corporations and government agencies including Shell Oil, Accenture, Northrop, the US Drug Enforcement Administration, Prudential Insurance Transamerica Insurance, Fox Broadcasting, the US Navy, and several other corporations.
Alison is a Microsoft Certified Partner and a Microsoft Certified Professional. She was one of the first professionals in the computer industry to become a Microsoft Certified Solutions developer. Alison is the author of more than 300 internationally marketed computer training videos including 18 Access videos.
Alison is a regular contributing columnist for Access/Office/ VB Advisor as well as other computer publications. She is also a regular on the Access, Visual Studio .NET, Microsoft SQL Server, and Visual Basic National speaking circuits. She was one of four speakers on the Visual Basic 4 and Visual Basic 5 World Tours seminar series sponsored by Application Developers Training Company and Microsoft.
Alison Balter is also the author of 15 books published by Sam's Publishing. Titles include Alison Balter’s Mastering Access 95 Development, Alison Balter’s Mastering Access 97 Development, Alison Balter’s Mastering Access 2000 development, Alison Balter’s Mastering Access 2002 Desktop Development, Alison Balter’s Mastering Access 2002 Enterprise Development, Alison Balter’s Mastering Microsoft Access Office 2003, Teach Yourself Microsoft Office Access 2003 in 24 Hours, Access Office 2003 In A Snap, Alison Balter’s Mastering Access 2007 Development, Using Microsoft Access 2010, Access 2013 Absolute Beginner's Guide 1st Edition, T-SQL in One Hour A Day: Sam's Teach Yourself, 3 eBooks on Microsoft Access 2007, and Teach Yourself SQL Express 2005 In 24 Hours. Alison is the co-author of three Microsoft Access books published by Sam's Publishing: Essential Access 95, Access 95 Unleashed, and Access 97 Unleashed.3 eBooks on Microsoft Access 2007, and Teach Yourself SQL Express 2005 In 24 Hours. Alison is the co-author of three Microsoft Access books published by Sam's Publishing: Essential Access 95, Access 95 Unleashed, and Access 97 Unleashed.
Alison is an active participant in many user groups and other organizations and she's the Past President of the Independent Computer Consultants Association of Los Angeles. She is the Past President of the Los Angeles Clipper Users Group. She is also the Past President of the Ventura County Professional Women's Network. Alison's firm, Ms Access Solutions, is available for consulting and application development with Microsoft Access, Microsoft Access + SQL Server, and Microsoft Access + Azure SQL. You can contact Alison by filling out the Contact form on this website or by calling (503) 828-6268.