Driving Performance


Driving Performance



Frank M. Auer

General Manager

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 a JD from Louisiana State University, an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business, and an undergraduate degree in Petroleum Engineering from Louisiana Tech University. 

Adam Rosen

CEO & President

Adam Rosen is CEO and President of Praeses and leads the 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, has formed strategic partnerships with Fortune 500 customers and key suppliers, and has 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.

Ann Day

Director, Correctional Services

Ann Day is Director of Correctional Services. She oversees all operational division activities and employees—providing services to nearly 300 correctional facilities across the USA, including multiple state-level departments of correction, county sheriff’s offices, and 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 clients. Ann began her career at Praeses as a National Account Manager and has advanced to her current position as Director.

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

Chris Nolen

Director, Government Programs

Chris Nolan is Director of Government Programs. He spent his early career working at the National Security Agency (NSA) in Fort Meade, MD. Originally working with core intelligence missions, Chris 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.

We help companies become more competitive through software automation.

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