Cathy Pountney has been developing software for over three decades and is proud to have earned the FoxPro Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012. She is equally proud to have received the Microsoft Visual FoxPro MVP Award eight years in a row (until Microsoft retired the program). Cathy has also had the dubious honor of working as a subcontractor onsite in Redmond with the Microsoft Fox Team in 2001. Cathy enjoys writing articles for various Fox magazines as well as writing books. She authored "The Visual FoxPro Report Writer: Pushing it to the Limit and Beyond" and co-authored "Visual FoxPro Best Practices for the Next Ten Years" and "Making the Most of Sedna and SP2". Cathy participates and speaks at local user groups when time permits. She has spoken at numerous conferences including GLGDW, Essential Fox, Advisor DevCon, DevTeach, German DevCon, and of course, her favorite, Southwest Fox.