We would like to thank the many people who have helped in making this book a reality.
To our experienced virtual project managers who graciously shared their expertise and experiences with us:
To the team at John Wiley & Sons who continue to provide world-class support and guidance. In particular, we want to thank our executive editor, Margaret Cummins, our assistance editors Kalli Schultea and Amanda Shettleton, and our production editor, Seshadri Srinivasan. Your continued partnership and collaboration is greatly valued.
To our many colleagues and co-workers who have unknowingly contributed to the concepts presented in this work in many ways.
To our families who provide the support, encouragement, and patience necessary to complete the writing process, especially Andrea, Sue, and Doris!
We are truly blessed to be associated with such a wonderful and supportive community of people.