Education and Certification

Degree: Bachelor of Science, Network and Communications Management

Devry University, Kansas City, MO Oct 2005

Certified: Network Technician and Computer Technician

Brain Bench, Aug 2000

Occupational Education Computer Science courses in: Turbo C++, Visual Basic, and CS 365 Business Data Communications

State Fair Community College and Park University, Whiteman AFB, MO 1999-2002

 

Skills


Software:

MS Windows work station version 95 thru 2000

MS Windows server version NT4.0 thru 2003

Documentation:

Telecomm systems wiring plant and installation

Technical illustration and documentation in MS Visio, Lotus Freelance, Jasc Paint Shop Pro, and MS Office Suite

Troubleshooting:

Workstation, server and networking equipment

Software installations, configuration and operability


 

Abilities


Create, implement, and administrate advanced Microsoft Access 2000 databases with Visual Basic program modules and scripts

Create, implement, and administrate web sites

Create and administrate procedural documentation

Install and document network and telecommunications equipment and wiring

Work as a small focus manager (special projects)

Work as a supervisor (shift lead, small group)

Work as a team member or advisor

Work independently (remote or local)

Acquired Languages:

From courses: Java, Turbo C++, MS Visual Basic

Self-educated: MS Quick Basic 4.5, MS Access Basic


 

Experience

14 Years: Computer Systems and Network Administration experience

4 Years: self employed Computer Systems and Networking Consultant

1 Year: Computer Systems Technician for a small town business

Over 500 Hours: Laboratory environment and experimentation during Devry University of Kansas City studies

 

Employment History

Time period, Firm, Duties, Job title, Major accomplishment

2002 Present: Show Me Model Railroad Company, Grandview Mo, Model repair & layout assembly consultant, Salesman

Earned the respect and admiration of customers and associates of the model railroading community

2004 Present: Freelance Computer Technician, Computer Dot Com, Grandview MO

Installed a print server and wireless network router streamlining operations and increasing network resources 100%

1999 2001: Computer Services, Warrensburg Mo, Computer systems repair and network consultant, Systems Technician

Revitalized the systems diagnostics area and workbench increasing production efficiency by 100%

1995 2002: Self employed, H-10-K Enterprises, Computer systems repair and network consultant, sole proprietor

Earned over 200 individual and 7 corporate clients, successfully installed and maintained 2 small business networks

Earned small business partner of the year for the Warrensburg Area Vocational Technical Schools, May 2000

1983 2003: USAF, Aircraft Structural Maintenance Technician, Holloman AFB NM, and Whiteman AFB MO

Successfully retired with 17 decorations, and over 25 individual accomplishment letters of recognition, Feb 2003

 

Honors

Professional Provider of the Year, 9th Fighter Squadron (FS), Holloman AFB, NM, 1996

Maintenance Safety Award of the Quarter, 49th Fighter Wing, Holloman AFB, NM, 1996

NCO of the Quarter, 9th FS, Holloman AFB, NM, Jun 1996

Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, 9th FS, Holloman AFB, NM, 1995 and Whiteman AFB, MO, 2003

Humanitarian Service Award, 4449 Mobility Support Squadron (MOBSS), Holloman AFB, NM, 1991