Capital Business Solutions recently helped out the staff of Midlands Authority for Conventions Sports & Tourism in Columbia, South Carolina with their MIP Fund Accounting (formerly Sage MIP) software.

Working with Amanda Cussac, Accounting Director for Midlands Authority, Capital Business Solutions provided training and consulting services to review their new database, discuss any possible setup changes and options, plus helped determine the best course of action for their Go Live date and possible dates of tasks to include Beginning Balance entry and Outstanding Accounts Payable and Outstanding Accounts Receivable invoices. Future Staff End User Training was also scheduled in an around the Go Live date.

Who is Midlands Authority for Conventions Sports & Tourism?


The mission of the Midlands Authority for Conventions, Sports and Tourism includes directing and managing the activities and mission of the Columbia Metropolitan Convention and Visitors Bureau, overseeing the development and operation of the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center under a long-term management agreement for the benefit of the Governmental Entities: City of Columbia, Lexington County and Richland County, directing and managing the activities and mission of the Columbia Regional Sports Council and directing and managing the operation of the Columbia Regional Visitors Center.

Who is working with Midlands Authority for Conventions Sports & Tourism?

Jason Simpkins– Senior Consultant and Implementation Specialist

Jason graduated from Bluefield State College in Bluefield, WV in 2000 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, specializing in Accounting and Management. Since then, Jason worked as an accountant for a CPA firm whose audits consisted primarily of nonprofit and government entities. He also served as a controller for a manufacturing/building company, managing the accounting department and being responsible for month end closing and financial statements for 14 separate companies. Today, Jason uses his nonprofit and accounting skills as an Implementation Specialist and Consultant for MIP Fund Accounting and Blackbaud Financial Edge Services.

If you are interested in learning more about customized MIP Fund Accounting Software Training and Consulting call 919-821-1244 x26 or contact us to chat.