We Can Make a Difference


We Can Make a Difference


Our Team

Frank M. Auer

Chief Executive Officer

Frank M. Auer is a founder of Praeses. As CEO, he leads the company’s Executive Team and is actively involved in the development and implementation of corporate strategy. Prior to founding Praeses, Frank practiced law in Shreveport, leading his firm in growth from two attorneys to ten over a ten-year span. He was an officer in the Shreveport Bar Association. Frank founded Praeses with a former client in 1987.

Frank holds degrees in Petroleum Engineering from Louisiana Tech, a Juris Doctorate degree from LSU, and an MBA from Wharton.

Adam Rosen


Adam Rosen is President of Praeses, and leads strategic, operational, and sales efforts for the company.  Adam has more than two decades of experience leading growth companies and enabling the commercialization of new goods and services for industrial and government markets.  He has led new product introduction efforts, formed strategic partnerships with Fortune 500 customers and key suppliers, and dramatically grown sales organically and inorganically.  

Adam holds an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business, a Master of Public Policy from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, and a BA from the University of Pennsylvania.

Rob Parker

Director, Business Technologies

Rob Parker is currently the Director of Business Technologies for Praeses. In that role, he acts as the lead consultant in a division that solves business problems by implementing re-engineered business processes and recommending technology improvements including implementation of mobile solutions. The division serves a variety of industries. Rob has 20 years of process engineering and technology project management experience.

He holds a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Louisiana and an MS degree in Engineering and Technology Management from Louisiana Tech University. He is also a certified Six Sigma Black Belt. 

Ann Day

Director, Correctional Services

Ann Day serves as the Director of the Correctional Services Division and oversees all operational division activities and employees, providing services to nearly 300 correctional facilities across the United States, including multiple state level departments of correction, county sheriff’s offices, private and regional jails. Ann is responsible for developing programs that enable Praeses to track all activities associated with inmate communications, commissary, food service, and ancillary services and to identify and collect earned but unpaid commissions or identify cost savings for its clients.  She brings expert knowledge of the corrections industry through experience working in all positions within the Correctional Services Division – starting as a National Account Manager dealing with 4-5 clients and now heading the Division as Director.

Ann holds a BS in Computer Science from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, LA.

Chris Nolen

Director, Government Programs

Chris spent his early career working at the National Security Agency (NSA) in Ft. Meade, MD. Originally working with core intelligence missions, he pivoted into Software Systems Engineering in support of those missions and led multiple enterprise-level software efforts there. He later joined Praeses to lead the Government Programs Division, bringing his DoD and IC experience into the research and product development arena. He is especially interested in studying how humans assimilate information, and how to improve data analysis and visualization techniques based on human cognition studies.

Chris holds a BS in Business Administration (dual focus in Information Systems and Decision Sciences, Organizational Behavior) from Louisiana State University – Shreveport.

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Praeses develops customized software solutions and analytics-backed services to solve workplace challenges for industry, government agencies, and correctional facilities. We provide innovative thinking and an unwavering commitment to customer service.


Phone: 318.424.8125

Toll Free: 800.333.8856

Fax: 318.213.8137

330 Marshall Street, Suite 800

Shreveport, LA 71101