Our Executive Team

Thomas W. Buchholz - President

Mr. Buchholz (Tom) attended Devry Institute and graduated with honors in May of 1983. Tom has his FLMI and ACS designations and has been active in the insurance industry for 28 years. Tom has worked with several well known software/administrative companies during his career. He has held positions of Programmer, Project Leader, Director of Systems Architecture, Production Support Manager, and Vice President of Systems to his present position of President/Owner of Abundant Dynamics, Inc.(AD, Inc.) and Certainty Financial Assurance Inc. (CFA, Inc.)

Some companies Tom has worked/consulted with include, Capsco Administrative Services, Inc, Policyholder Services Corp., Universal Systems Inc, Vantage Computer Systems Inc, (TPA/Service Bureau), Financial Information Technology Inc., Laspo, Inc., and now presently AD, Inc. and CFA, Inc. Throughout his tenure with the previous companies, he has established business partnerships with IBM, performed countless system conversions, been involved with new product startups, performed production support roles, and has worked hand-in-hand with the distribution network to improve their ability to sell and conserve business, marketing, and defining systems architectural direction and technological solutions.

Tom has had the opportunity to work with many high profile application systems in the market today along with many in-house developed solutions. His technical experiences range from IBM mainframe applications, Wang VS, RS6000/AIX, Netware client server applications, to now developing and targeting both the Windows 2003 and 2008 servers, and Linux platforms. Tom takes pride in his architectural disciplines for application development focusing on flexibility, low overhead, and high visibility methodologies.

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David McFerren - Systems Administrator

Mr. McFerren (Dave) received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physics from Kansas State University in 1976, Bachelor of Science Degree in Math at Kansas State University in 1978, Bachelor of Science Degree in Meteorology from Texas A&M in 1982, and Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin in 1986. He worked as an engineer on top-secret projects for the Strategic Defense Initiative with the Defense Department. His career as a programmer and computer support specialist began in 1990, and since then, he has gained expertise in Systems Administration for Solaris, AIX, Novell, Windows, and Linux. He has broad knowledge of networking, computer and security, and programs proficiently in most programming and scripting languages. Dave is a Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE).

At Abundant Dynamics, Dave is involved in the administration of all networks and strategies. He is our Linux expert, and he provides valuable input into the strategy and planning of our application support systems development.

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M. Carter Buchholz - Accountant and IT

Mr. Buchholz (Carter) graduated with honors from the University of Missouri - Kansas City in 2010 with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Accounting and received his Masters of Business Administration with an emphasis in Management Information Systems from the University of Missouri - Kansas City in 2013.  He has served as a financial analyst at Hallmark Cards, Inc. in Kansas City, Missouri. He has been responsible for numerous web development and design projects. At Abundant Dynamics, Carter supports the day-to-day accounting, network and website maintenance, and systems development.

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