Broad based business experience including
extensive communications, media and technical education skills especially
in the fields of computer software/hardware instruction, support, and internet
multimedia production including specialty photography and video.
TaosNet LLC Taos, New Mexico
Customer Support, Computer Maintenance, Instruction 2004-2017
Direct customer support for local Internet Service
provider serving thousands of customers in Northern New Mexico. Performed over 3000 end-user
setups/virus removal cleanups. Created Computer Basics class and associated materials.
Produced a series of audiobooks from the class providing over a dozen narrator choices.
Taos Business and Education Collaborative Taos, New Mexico
Program Assistant 2003-2004
Database management for several Exploring
Possibilities programs and associated duties including scheduling and coordination
of dozens of guest speakers for presentations at Taos High School Freshman
Academy Exitos classes and coordination of over one hundred students and
businesses for participation in Job Shadow Days programs.
Sam Ash Music Megastores Columbus, Ohio
Sales, Keyboard Department 2000-2003
Sales and technical support for electronic
music keyboard instruments and associated MIDI and audio recording software
Computer Consulting & Instruction, Electronic Publishing (Self Employed)
1991-2004, 2017~Present. Some major employers include:
SIG Combibloc Inc. Columbus, Ohio
Hardware and Software Support Specialist
Performed support for cross-platform
hardware and software systems for international packaging company. Included
Microsoft Office, internet access and support including e-mail, web, and
file transfer protocol, many other programs; Macintosh, Microsoft Windows
(3.1, 95 and 98) and some IBM AS/400 support.
Worthington School District Worthington,
Computer Consulting, Instruction 1991-1996
Contract for Services employment in
a variety of functions including: database design for the purposes of compiling
the State Self-Evaluation Surveys from all teachers in the District, editing
and layout of various Graded Courses of Study, and editing and layout of
other publications including teacher resource guides for the Death Education
and Worthington History units. Performed Macintosh instruction in the Extended
Education department as well as individual assistance as needed to members
of the Board Office staff. Responsible for administration and coordination
of four computer labs serving 1200 high school students for summer school
1992 and 1993. Created a pilot after-school extended education program
highlighting computer literacy and innovation. Performed data analysis
for the 1992-93 Writing Sample.
Crossword Solutions Inc. Columbus, Ohio
Desktop Publishing, Presentation Preparation,
Technical Support Specialist 1992-1996
Subcontractor employment primarily
for the purpose of contractor workload management. The nature of the contract
prevents a detailed exposition, however the work involved preparation of
documents and presentations for another international company.
World Class Associates Columbus, Ohio
Desktop Publishing, Course Material Preparation
Subcontractor employment for the Department
of Defense Dependents Schools, Germany. Performed editing and layout for
Automotive Mechanics, Auto Body, Cosmetology, Graphic Arts, and Electronics
course materials for export to DoDDS (Department of Defense Dependents
Computerized Fiscal Planning Inc. Columbus, Ohio
Technical Writer, Training, Installation
Responsible for testing, documenting,
and installing modifications for custom network software systems. Produced
and maintained inventory of documentation and sales literature and performed
training on custom and proprietary software and hardware. Assisted in publishing
and production of company newsletter.
Repro Group Ltd. Columbus, Ohio
Counter Sales, Outside Sales 1988-1989
Customer Service for full service
reprographic company. Working knowledge of printing, xerography, process
camera work, blueprint services and convention display services.
Colorifique Lancaster, Ohio
Shift Supervisor 1986-1987
Responsible for evening shift at busy
commercial/professional photo lab. Performed machine and custom hand printing,
produced line graphic overlays and copy negatives. Responsible for color
correction and quality control.
Executive Courier Atlanta, Georgia
Bonded Courier Class G & P 1984-1986
Chroma Copy Atlanta, Georgia
Responsible for 4x5 copy photography
and production of large photographs, primarily for advertising and promotion
Photo Expressions Columbus, Ohio
Assistant Manager, Sales 1981-1982
Responsible for management of several
part time employees and for shipping and receiving in high volume mail
order venture, including telephone sales through a WATS line and national
Battelle Memorial Institute Columbus, Ohio
Research Intern 1980-1981
Performed debugging and data input
for computer simulations in the Defense Systems and Military Electronics
Technology department. Responsible for report graphics layout for department
projects. Performed some computer programming in FORTRAN. This employment
was in conjunction with the Georgia Tech Cooperative Education program.
Chambers Camera Service Columbus, Ohio
Counter Sales, Technician 1977-1979
Camera sales; later performed audio-visual
equipment repair and service. Full time during the summer and part time
while in school.
Rage Corporation Columbus, Ohio
Machine Operator 1975-1977
Operation of plastic injection molding
machinery and plastic grinders, and associated duties including parts inspection.
The Ohio State University Columbus, Ohio 1989, 1991
Pascal and Modula-2 programming languages
in addition to other Liberal Arts courses.
The Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta, Georgia 1979-1982
Cooperative Education student for Battelle
Memorial Institute in the School of Electrical Engineering. Key course
work included engineering graphics, technical writing, and FORTRAN and
Z80 assembly language programming.
Typing 45 wpm; Fluent (teacher) in word processors/graphics/publishing
programs; databases and spreadsheets; and general-use office programs. Experienced with computer
operating systems including Macintosh, Windows, and Linux. Other skills
include use of process cameras, technician's tools, drafting equipment,
audio-visual production equipment and telephone systems.
Electronic musical instrument design,
disc golf, skydiving, skiing, camping, fishing, and hunting. Present and
past associations include: Board of Directors, Vice President of Membership,
Innovation Alliance Inc. [501(c)(3)]; Board of Directors, Membership Chairman,
Inventor's Network; Taos Area Computing Professionals; National Rifle Association; Sawmill Dart League; United
States Parachute Association; Boy Scouts of America and BSA Explorers; Junior Achievement; the Georgia Tech Concert Committee; and the Georgia Tech Disc Association Intercollegiate Frisbee
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