Extraordinary customer service is my key to success. Practiced in the exceptional combination of team & personal skills. The personal expertise to complete the mission, the professional competency to know when to consult another expert. Have an established reputation for delivering that which is considered impossible.
Provide dissimilar system & network integration plus redundancy engineering & service, complete with project design & resource sourcing consultation. Offer service, engineering, training, documentation, personnel, desktop publishing, etc.
Network Engineer/Project Manager
City of Ashland Oregon
January 1999 - December 2003
Working as a team, designed, built & concurrently managed the implementation of this $8 million city-owned hybrid fiber-coaxial network delivering data & digital TV & music channels across the city to ~5,000 business & residential customers. Responsible for design, administration & public liaison for city government data networks, servers & connectivity; also Jackson County's 911 network backbone & SOU dormitory Internet service. Strict budgetary compliance achieved. Passed background checks.
United Technologies Automotive
January 1994 - December 1999
Contracted by United Technologies-Automotive Division to develop, implement & maintain their world-wide manufacturing & inventory control barcode systems within the $60 million budget for this mission-critical project requiring 2 second response time from multi-million row databases. Specialized in design and implementation of high-availability, integration & interconnectivity of dissimilar & distributed computing systems from local to global networks of this $2.2 billion automotive suppliers in Detroit. Business travel ranged from commute to intercontinental, often with hours of notice.
Frank's Nursery & Crafts
January 1993 - December 1994
Alternative Resources Corporation (ARC) - now Pomery IT Services
January 1993 - December 1997
Express Mortgage Detroit
January 1993 - December 1993
Rainbow Learning Center
January 1992 - December 1992
Owner, Computer Technology Consultant
January 1992 - December 1999
Owner/operator. Provide dissimilar system & network integration plus redundancy engineering & service, complete with project design & resource sourcing consultation. Offer service, engineering, training, documentation, personnel, desktop publishing & other expertise as required. Developed presentations for Russian President Putin's winning bid for 2014 Sochi, Russia International Olympics.
United States Air Force
January 1987 - December 1989
From January 1985
United States Air Force
January 1985 - December 1987
Elias Brothers Big Boy
January 1984 - December 1985
Wag's Restaurant, Clearwater, Florida
From January 1982
January 1982 - December 1984
Promoting Public Security
Ongoing efforts involve the practice of 'War Driving', where technologies scan the radio waves during travel. When unsecured WiFi spots are discovered, the owner is notified of the potential for severe security breaches.
Building the hybrid fiber/coax Ashland Fiber Network
This was a municipality project to provide data services to ~5,000 residences, businesses & Southern Oregon University students. For digital subscribers, provided thousands of channels of TV & music. Concurrently, managed the internal City data networks & computer services. Implemented the fiber-optic backbone for Jackson County Oregon 911 services. Developed systems & technologies for approved commercial providers to use to debug and support any of their customers' problems.
United Technologies Automotive Barcode
As lead outside-consultant, designed, developed, implemented & maintained this $60 million mission-critical inventory, manufacturing, warehousing, shipping & invoicing project. The technology spread from Connecticut to Detroit, down the eastern and mid-west US to El Paso & via microwaves into Juarez, Chihuahua, Honduras, Buenos Aires & to the Philippines after a few hops into outer space to pass through satellites.
Qualifications & Certifications
Oakland Community College
Community College of the Air Force
Clearwater High School
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