Skills and Accomplishments
- Leadership and Project Management
- Developed, designed and initiated ISP conversion to local UNIX system.
- Initiated retail technology store front operations for daily walk-in sales
- Managed all ISP functions including expansion, trouble shooting and help line support.
- Developed and Supported a new ISP with over 5,000 customers
- Created and introduced LAN/WAN/INTERNET proposals to local business and government.
- Initiated and managed computer sales, service, repair and support.
- Designed and implemented the successful outcome of a personal computer pilot project. This project involved training, use and evaluation of personal computers for multiple professional positions.
- Implemented a local area network and communications program utilizing
a corporate wide integration of more than 4,000 computers. Successful results
obtained through multi-divisional presentations, implementation committees
and project team planning.
- Recruited and managed outside consultants to assist with the internal training program
- Directed a project for the complete elimination of the word processing center
- Provided leadership and support for the complete transfer and relocation of the IBM development lab
- Operation and Development
- Created and supported UNIX ISP server conversion for existing customer base
- Provided design, implementation and support for many local business LAN/WAN/INTERNET systems.
- Provided research and backup support for my technical staff
- Implemented and supported a network wide database standard and its use
- Designed, tested and helped produce a new IBM thermo printer
- Qualified and trained in nuclear power plant operations for primary and secondary chemistry, radiological monitoring/protection and secondary feed pump operation
- Training and Instruction
- Planned, developed and presented classroom training for computer applications and Internet use
- Served as college instructor for Western Michigan University in the Electrical Engineering Department
- Taught adult education classes in Computer Technology at KVCC College in southwest Michigan
"A smaller world with
networking becomes a better world."