Earned Credentials

Founder:  Ernest D Cook

Ernest built a foundation at Chevron and other corporations where he quickly learned the value of good systems by building custom applications & reports while working directly with finance team mates. Since then he's worked on numerous projects. Read more at Linked-In

From as early as high school taking Computer Assisted Accounting, he knew he wanted to leverage the power of computers to provide better answers to run a business.

   After returning from Army service in Germany, Ernest attended SJSU where he earned a BS in Accounting in 1988.

   Ernest attends numerous professional conferences frequently to stay current in the industry.




With a firm foundation from Corporate America and the start-up experience behind him, Ernest established Better Idea Group. Ernest has been able to create and spin out 2 new businesses while maintaining the core consulting business

Founder Biography