About Frank and Kim

Frank Fillmore

Frank C. Fillmore, Jr. is the Founder and President of The Fillmore Group, Inc., a Premier IBM Business Partner specializing in Information Management. Prior to founding the company in 1987 Frank was a Database Administrator and Professor in the Robert G. Merrick School of Business at the University of Baltimore teaching courses, including Relational Database Fundamentals.

Frank’s company delivers technical services to clients worldwide. In addition to expert database consulting, The Fillmore Group has been delivering IBM Authorized Training since 1994. Currently The Fillmore Group partners with Arrow ECS to deliver Information Management courses in their Towson, Maryland classroom. Frank and his team are certified to teach most courses in the IBM Information Management course portfolio.

A knowledgeable and engaging speaker, Frank has presented at regional and national IDUG events, the IBM Information on Demand Conference, and served on the Experts Panel at IDUG Europe. In 1999 he was honored by IBM’s invitation to become a DB2 Gold Consultant, and enjoys sharing information on DB2 enhancements “in the works” that he learns about at the annual Gold Conference, typically scheduled the week before the Information on Demand Conference in Las Vegas.  In addition, Frank is an IBM Information Champion.

Frank’s areas of expertise include data interoperability, replication and high availability, InfoSphere, DB2 Server for VSE&VM, competitive migrations and technical Project Management. Frank oversees a staff of talented employees and contractors, and manages projects ranging from new database implementations to healthchecks.

An avid sports fan, Frank is loyal to his hometown Baltimore teams. Go O’s! Go Ravens!

Kim May

Kim is the Vice President of Business Development for The Fillmore Group where she manages marketing efforts including events, conferences and the TFG website, works with geographically diverse clients to define engagement requirements and to negotiate realistic delivery expectations, and maintains relationships with key IBM and Business Partner services contacts.

Kim’s experience includes operations and sales management of a Microsoft training center. Her interest in enabling technical education as a means of promoting new product adoption includes coordination of The Fillmore Group’s IBM training partnership with Arrow ECS as well as serving as Membership Director for the Baltimore/Washington DB2 Users Group, a regional users group affiliated with the International DB2 Users Group (IDUG), and volunteering on the Maryland Governor’s Workforce Investment Board.

Kim is also an IBM Information Champion.

3 Comments so far

  1. Esdras Brito Silva April 25, 2012 12:45 pm

    Frank,

    I am an AS400 user that knows very well how to write SQL. I am having a bit of a problem in how to implement the CREATE TABLE command on the AS400.
    We currently use CRTPF to create our tables, but I would like to use the SQL statement CREATE TABLE.
    The questions are:
    1- How do I store the source code? (is it in QSQLSRC?)
    2- What is the source type? (TXT or SQL?)
    3- Once the source is saved, how do I create the object from the source?

    Thank you very much,
    Esdras

  2. Roger Midgette December 24, 2012 2:09 pm

    Happy Holidays to TFG!

  3. Steve Drew April 15, 2013 10:20 am

    Frank – Are you available for a conversation regarding an immediate consulting opportunity for a DB2 HADR implementation as part of a larger IBM Filenet p8 project?

    Steve Drew
    VP Sales
    CAS Severn

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