Corporate Bios

Walter H. Criner, Sr.

President & CEO of CRINER-DANIELS & ASSOCIATES, INC., providing leadership to the Corporate office and the Executive Committee since 1985. Project Consultant for Region IV Education Service Center providing support and advice for this State Agency's activities. Regional Sales Manager for Sperry Corporation. Regional Marketing Manager for Control Data Corporation's Seminar Division, Southwest Region. Author of the NASA Sky-Lab Mass Data Storage Facility (MDSF) operation manual. Served as the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Proposal Reviewer and Industry Expert Advisor, for the use of computers in an educational environment. Created the proposal that established the Department of Computer Science at Texas Southern University. Evaluated Florida A&M University's Computer Science curriculum and department for funding from NSF. Mr. Criner started in the computer industry in 1960, with degrees in Education (BS), Business (MBA) and Computer Science (MA). B.S., Education, Texas Southern University. Memberships include National Board Member and Treasurer of National Association of Private Industry Councils, Texas Southern University Chairman of Board of Regents, Treasurer of National Association of Minority Trusteeship in Higher Education, Catholic Charities Board Member, Sam Houston Area Council Boy Scouts Board Member, Executive Committee Member, and Chairman of Long Range Strategic Plan Steering Committee, 33 Mason, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Houston Independent School District Technical School Advisory Board Member, and ECMI-Educational Computing in Minority Industries (NSF).


Oscar H. Criner, Ph.D.

CRINER-DANIEL'S Research and Development Team Leader. Designer of custom software and custom training. Dean of the College of Science and Technology at Texas Southern University. Responsible for the planning, budgeting, operations, and management of the College. Head of the Department of Information and Computing Sciences at Texas Southern University. Primary responsibility included the definition and development of the curriculum, student advisement, faculty recruitment, departmental budget, and management of the department. Consultant for AT&T Bell Laboratories providing consultant services on software quality improvement. Served as a reviewer of computers in educational programs for National Science Foundation (NSF). Dr. Criner started in the computer industry in 1958. Ph.D., Applied Mathematics, University of California, B.S., Mathematics/Physics, Howard University. Memberships include PI MU Epsilon - the Mathematics Honor Society, Sigma XI - The Scientific Research Society, The Association for computing Machinery, The Institute for Electrical and Electronic Engineers Computer Society, The Mathematical Association of America, and PHI MU ALPHA Sinfonia - Professional Musicians Fraternity.


Rosita Brown

Rosita's career has been focused in the technology field where she has worked as a Systems Analyst, Network Administrator and Project Manager. As a Systems Analyst with Xerox, she supported the sales team, providing in depth knowledge and technical information of Xerox equipment and software solutions. As a Network Administrator for St. Louis County Health Department, she managed a 400 node Novell WAN, mainframe terminals, printers and Health Information Applications. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems from Washington University.


W. Nick Little

Lead Project Manager for Region IV Education Service Center. Prioritize programming assignments as it relates to produce delivery for all 56 school districts. Coordinate software and network installations. Coordinate release of software fixes, review installation procedures and schedule release dates. Project Team Member for Houston Independent School District Total Evaluation/Recommendations. Project Manager for Hitachi Data Systems providing conversion support for customers. Programmer Analyst for Department of Information Resources. Programmer for Texas State Comptroller of Public Accounts. Mr. Little started in the computer industry in 1968. B.S., Business Administration & Computer Science, University of Utah.

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