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Jerry Robin of FMPtraining   

FileMaker Experience: 22 years

FileMaker 11 Certified Developer

Jerry Robin, owner of, is an experienced consultant, trainer and developer of custom FileMaker Pro databases. He has taught Relational Database Design classes since the release of FileMaker Pro 3.0 in 1995. He is also the co-developer of the popular Scriptology 101 & 201 hands-on training courses, and created the Stairway to Seven course with Geoff Coffey and Susan Prosser.

Jerry has been a presenter at nine FileMaker Developer Conferences since 1997. At the 2000 through 2008 Devcons, his presentations on Relational Design were among the most highly-rated sessions of the conference.

Jerry's love of teaching is complemented by his experience as a comedian. He has performed with the Jester'Z improv comedy troupe in Scottsdale, Arizona and at the ImprovOlympic in Chicago, where he was trained by the late Del Close (the man who trained many of the stars of Saturday Night Live, from Bill Murray and John Belushi to Chris Farley and Tim Meadows). He is currently performing standup comedy in Phoenix. For more info, visit

The crowning moment of Jerry's combined FileMaker and theatrical career (so far) was when he won the Million-point prize in a special FileMaker-only version of "Who Wants to be a Millionaire" at Disney-MGM Studios in Orlando at the 2001 FileMaker Developer Conference.

Jerry's improvisational style infuses his classes with a soothing blend of FileMaker wisdom and iconoclastic humor. His students always give him high marks for his vast knowledge of FileMaker Pro, and his ability to convey that knowledge to his students.

Geoff Coffey of Six Fried Rice   

FileMaker Experience: 15 years

Geoff Coffey is the coauthor of the acclaimed FileMaker Pro 10: The Missing Manual and a partner at Six Fried Rice, a FileMaker Pro consulting and training firm based in Phoenix, Arizona. He has been using, teaching, and loving FileMaker Pro for many years, and is an expert in general FileMaker development and web publishing.

Six Fried Rice ( brings the power and simplicity of FileMaker Pro to individuals, workgroups, enterprise, and the Web through world-class training, expert advice, and custom development. Through this venue, Geoff and his associates provide free FileMaker advice, powerful tips, and precise instructions on a broad range of topics.

Geoff loves to hear from other FileMaker fans just about any time, and can be reached at