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About the Online Accounting Software Selection Tool

Solutions was founded in 1987 to assist organizations increase their profitability through improved organizational effectiveness. As the PC accounting industry began to grow, so did Solutions. The Accounting Software Library, a natural outgrowth of our business improvement specialty, was first published in 1990 as a DOS-based software selection program. A Windows version was introduced in 1995, and has been expanded and improved significantly each year. A web version of The Accounting Software Library was launched in 2009 and has been significantly updated each year.

Our Mission

Our sole objective is helping our subscribers and clients select that one product with which they can form an efficient and effective partnership. No more, and certainly no less.

Charles C. Chewning, Jr.

Owner and Publisher of The Accounting Software Library

Charles Chewning, Jr. is the publisher of The Accounting Library, one of the leading software selection tools available to end users, consultants and accounting software resellers. Mr. Chewning is also the developer of the AR Collections Manager Collections Management Solution for Dynamics NAV (formerly Navision), a powerful add-in tool designed specifically to manage the collection of overdue accounts.

Mr. Chewning is president of Solutions, a Richmond, Virginia-based consulting firm specializing in accounting software selection. Mr. Chewning has written a number of accounting software reviews and is a frequent speaker on the subject of accounting software selection as well as sales and marketing of accounting software. Mr. Chewning primarily consults with middle-market companies selecting accounting software, but also has on-going contracts with vendors to assist them in product development and reseller development.


Masters of Business Administration
Darden School of Business
University of Virginia

Bachelor of Science
Mechanical Engineering

Duke University

Work Experience

Richmond, VA
1987 - Present

Wyatt Transfer, Inc.
Richmond, VA
1976 - 1985 Vice President Operations
1985 - 1987 President

C.H. Bailey, Ltd.
Cardiff, Wales
1973 - 1976
Internal business process consultant

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