First Consulting Inc. employs software engineers experienced with mainframe computers and the special challenges of maintaining the mainframe functionality and adapting their use with modern computing methods. Our engineers as a group possess skills in various languages (COBOL, Eztrieve, informatica & SQL);  DB2, Oracle, and  IMS data bases; as well as CICS servers.

We have experience in these business areas:
Medical systems
  • Claims processing life cycle ( professional & institutional)
  • Membership processing
  • Provider maintenance support
  • State & Federal Mandates
  • X12 Format records experience ( 270, 277, 834, 835, 837, … )
  • Data Warehouse extractions / queries
  • Bluecard processing
  • Federal Employee Program experience
  • Membership conversion
  • Claims conversion
  • Accumulator synching processing


  • Human Resources and Benefits
  • Payroll
  • GIS
  • Forestry Planning and Reporting


  • Life Insurance
  • Annuities

Our systematic approach focuses on the development life cycle of  gathering and defining requirements; analyzing and design system modifications; writing code, conducting unit testing and integration testing; modifying documentation for both  the system and users.

For more information on how we can assist you on your project, please contact Art Roberts at (585) 387-0302.

“ We were faced with an unexpected retirement of one of our long time programmers. First Consulting provided us an experienced mainframe Consultant to work alongside our employee and plan for a seamless transition.”  IT Manager, Major Financial Institution

First Consulting, Inc. attracts, recruits and retains top professionals in their field.

First Consulting will provide proven senior level consultants capable of working as part of an integrated team or working independently to deliver the highest quality consulting support and system development.