Education Management Information Systems, Inc.
Education Management Information Systems was founded in 1984 in El Paso, Texas, by Bruce and Elba Collier. The company incorporated effective January 1, 2014.  Since its inception, the goal of EdMIS has been to provide software tools and consulting and training services to auditors and accounting personnel working with local government entities. Initially the emphasis was on Texas school districts. Now our aim is to provide these services to CPAs and personnel working with all types of local governments throughout the United States and its territories. Elba and Bruce Collier have over 40 years of combined teaching experience at the university level and Bruce has conducted training seminars for CPE for more than 25 years. EdMIS has produced auditing and reporting software for more than 20 years. We have the experience and the expertise to provide excellent products and effective training.
Bruce Collier earned his Ph.D. in accounting at Oklahoma State University and taught governmental accounting, auditing, managerial accounting, and accounting information systems for over 20 years at Oklahoma State University, Texas Tech University, The University of Texas at El Paso and Eastern New Mexico University. He became a CPA in 1979. In 1991 he completed the AICPA's Certificate of Education Achievement in Governmental Accounting and Auditing.
Dr. Bruce Collier's manuals, Texas School District Accounting and Auditing Update, Advanced Texas School District Auditing, and An Introduction to Texas School District Accounting and Auditing have been used by Texas school district accountants and auditors since 1979.
Dr. Bruce Collier was a consultant to the Financial Accounting Standards Board in 1973 when he helped draft the Discussion Memorandum that later became FASB Statement Number 3. He has served on several advisory committees for the Texas Education Agency and several school districts in Texas. He was a consultant for the Texas Association of School Business Officials from 1995-200l. As the Vice-President of Education Management Information Systems, he continues to prepare and present continuing education programs related to financial reporting and compliance with state and federal laws, regulations and contractual provisions.
Elba K. Collier earned a Ph.D. in economics from Duke University and taught courses in money and banking, macroeconomic theory, history of economic thought, and international economics for over 20 years at Texas Tech University, Duke University, University of North Carolina – Greensboro, The University of Texas at El Paso, Eastern New Mexico University and The University of Texas at Austin. She is a past-president of the Association for Social Economics and currently serves as their Executive Secretary. She served as President of the Southwest Economics Association in 2001.
Dr. Elba Collier developed AUDIT-T.E.A. in 1985 and has written all the updates since that time. The program name was changed to AUDIT-L.E.A. in 1996 and the software was completely rewritten in the Windows framework. She developed a new product, AUDIT-CITY, which was launched in 2004.
Dr. Elba Collier is the President of EdMIS, Inc.  She has provided consulting services to many CPA firms and school districts on financial reporting and small computer systems, and she teaches continuing education courses for EdMIS, Inc. related to using PCs and selected software packages to make audit procedures for governmental entities more efficient.