“BiS has been a UC supplier since 1997 so I knew I could rely on their integrity.”
Ron Cushing, International Student Services at UC
Business Information Solutions, Inc. was founded in 1980 when Frank Albi introduced the concept of offsite data storage to Cincinnati and began serving SW Ohio, Indiana, and Kentucky businesses.
BiS pioneered the use of computer and barcode technology for records center inventory control; and has developed innovative indexing, handling, and reporting programs that allow our clients to manage records and documents more efficiently than ever.
As records have evolved from paper to computer tapes to digital images, BiS has advanced processes and technologies that have consistently established best practices for the industry. The BiS experts are committed to helping companies save time, control costs, and minimize risk and liability by complying with evolving regulatory guidelines.
BiS is an affiliate of National Records Centers (NRC), and is authorized to provide document and business records management services throughout North America through NRC’s network of independently owned records centers.
Frank is the founder, and owner-operator, of Business Information Solutions, Inc., Cincinnati’s first off-site records center. A native of Denver, he graduated from the University of Colorado in Boulder where he earned his BA in 1969, and MA in 1977.
In 1980, Frank brought the commercial records storage industry to Cincinnati when he opened the region’s first commercial records center. Before that, Frank was Computer Security Administrator for Federated Department Stores (now Macy’s, Inc.), Data Security Officer at Seattle-First National Bank, and Police Specialist at Battelle Seattle Research Center. Frank’s career began as a police officer in Boulder, when he was a graduate student in sociology at the University of Colorado.
As an outspoken activist for the interests of small business, Frank was elected to the White House Conference on Small Business. Subsequently, U.S. Representative Steve Chabot appointed Frank to serve on his Small Business Advisory Committee. Frank’s other volunteer and public service include:
Among Frank’s business awards are the following:
Today, BiS remains a proud, family-owned and operated business.