Our People

“What I have come to appreciate about Quantera, which separates you from other resellers I have worked with, is your ability to ask the right questions. Most importantly, you ask the right questions in a way that those responsible for making decision can understand. Thank you for always exceeding my expectations!”
Jason Lenzinger, Controller – Chamlian Enterprises

Learn more about our team:

Bob Pfahnl, President and Founder
Bob PfahnlBob Pfahnl founded Quantera Systems in 1988 after extensive experience in public accounting and private industry. After many years performing audits and preparing tax returns at the family CPA firm, Bob served as controller and CFO for four local private firms in engineering, construction, real estate brokerage, and property management. Bob implemented and managed several computer business systems including minicomputer and microcomputer installations. In each case, the focus of these systems was operational integration with accounting and administrative function. Bob has also performed consulting services on a variety of accounting software packages. As a community leader, Bob has served in leadership roles for several non-profits, most notably Rotary International and several City of San Jose Boards and Commissions.
Clark Walliser, Senior Sage Certified Consultant and Trainer
Clark WalliserClark has consulted and implemented business application systems since 1988, working in multiple industries, states, and systems. He has focused on Sage MAS 90 and MAS 200 ERP since 1995. Clark established the first MAS 90 Authorized Training Center in Northern California in 1996, certified by Sage Software, and was vice president of one of the larger MAS 90 reseller firms in the Western U.S. His Economics degree, professional training, accounting knowledge, and experience in multiple industries help our clients use their systems more effectively as their business
Barbara Goldstein, Sage Certified Consultant and Trainer
Barbara GoldsteinBarbara has over 12 years of experience as a Sage MAS 90 and MAS 200 Certified Consultant and Trainer, including Extended Enterprise Suite. Barbara provides hands-on guidance to new clients as they set up their accounting information systems as well as on-going support for established clients. Prior to joining Quantera, she spent four years as the manager of accounting operations for a distribution company, where she was responsible for the implementation of the company’s accounting software and development of accounting operations. Barbara holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Illinois, an M.B.A. from the University of Phoenix, and is newly certified on Intuit’s QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions. When she is not tending to client care, Barbara enjoys scuba diving in tropical locales, as well as hiking the foothills and enjoying the vistas of the San Francisco Bay Area.
Farideh Ghayem, Office Manager
Farideh GhayemFarideh Ghayem is responsible for accounting and office administration. A 12-year employee at Quantera, Farideh is the first warm and friendly voice encountered by our callers. For clients in need of technical or other assistance, they know Farideh will hear their issue and take ownership by getting them the help they need. Farideh moved to the United States from Iran at age 25. She graduated from San Jose State University with a MIS Degree. She persevered through 12 years of education at local junior colleges and SJSU while working multiple jobs. Farideh is appreciated for her cheery disposition, good humor, and thirst for knowledge and new skills. Away from work, Farideh enjoys hiking and supporting Bob’s Rotary activities and volunteering at events.
Dan Burleson Sage Certified Consultant
Dan BurlesonDan specializes in creating business tools for Sage MAS 90 and 200 ERP that better adapt ERP systems to our clients’ needs. Using technologies like Crystal Reports, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel and Visual Basic, Dan provides solutions and options to enhance and automate systems without modifying code or dependence on third party products. Two of Dan’s most powerful solutions are PICK, a flexible warehouse picking system, and DASHBOARD, a desktop display of order status and history. Dan is also the creator of the popular SHADOW database, a powerful adjunct for reporting and queries.
Alnoor Cassim Sage Certified Consultant
Alnoor CassimAlnoor is a Sage MAS 90 and MAS 200 ERP consultant with over 20 years of experience working in various departments at Sage. Long considered the most knowledgeable and able programmer/analyst at Sage, Alnoor now provides direct support to our clients.