About
Peacemaker, problem solver, instructor, and documentarian. Played Rugby for Alabama, wrote custom programs for Universal Studios, volunteer to help students. Won a gold medal ice skating at the South Eastern Regionals.
Skills

Python 2 years Intermediate

Scratch 2 years Intermediate

HTML/CSS 4 years Intermediate

Assembly Programming 3 years Intermediate

Windows 21 years Expert

Linux 11 years Advanced

Proofreading 21 years Advanced

Script Writing 13 years Advanced

Powershell 6 years Intermediate

MySQL 11 years Intermediate

Experience

Instructor

Code Wizards HQ codewizardshq.com

May 2020 to PresentAustin, Texas

Provide instruction in programming for middle school students.

  • Created a python spelling game, currently developing it to become a lesson for students. Receiving positive feedback from students.

CEO

Computerman, Inc. computermanfirst.com

May 2013 to PresentPueblo, Colorado

Wearing all the hats gives a unique perspective on business challenges.

  • Created HIPAA guidelines and made infrastructure changes to comply with the same. Established logging servers to achieve legal compliance for medical offices. Volunteered at the CSNA battered women's shelter.
  • Used applications including Visio to create network diagrams for medical center computer system. Also utilized in house for our own networking needs.

IT Supporter

Vestas vestas.com

Jun 2018 to Mar 2020Pueblo, Colorado

Provided IT services for the world's largest tower section plant. Was sole onsite IT support for a plant grossing $1, 300,000 per day.

  • Created an alternative data acquisition system to replace a failing and outdated system. Ordered new hardware, tested data capture, provided proof of concept for project that will save millions in outside data subscriptions. Used R to manipulate existing data streams into cohesive report. Personally oversaw connection of a wind turbine to the company's network and eventually the Internet while abiding by Department of Homeland Security regulations regarding power plants.

VP Technology

Mullin & Sons, Inc. mullinandsons.com

Nov 2001 to May 2013Madison, AL

Created technology division, trained employees in processes, customer service, technical methods, and best practices.

  • Became a Dell Value Added Reseller. Secured WYLE Laboratories as a customer. Created profitable claymation commercial.

Project Manager

Universal Studios universalstudios.com

Jan 1999 to Sep 2001Universal City Hollywood, CA

Provided technical expertise to Universal Studios Project Office. Managed multiple projects, interviewed new team members, provided consulting to senior management, and reviewed vendor contracts.

  • Saved the President of Universal Studios Pictures digital address book. Startled Drew Barrymore and Deion Sanders. Hung out in the creepy house featured in the movie Psycho.
Education

Calhoun Community College calhoun.edu

Associate of Science, Computer Information Systems

Jun 1988 to Dec 2015

CIS coursework in JAVA, Linux, C+

Heald Institute of Technology en.wikipedia.org

Associate of Applied Science, Electronics Technologies

Jul 1993 to Jan 1995

Electronics curriculum with an emphasis on computer science

Was the first student in school history to program the final communications project in Assembly language.

Volunteer

Universal Studios, Hollywood reedms.com

Education is Universal Tutor

Walter Reed Middle School, Los Angeles California

Provided tutoring and mentoring to middle schools students.

  • One of my students went from failing to receiving a scholarship at a private school.

United Way pueblounitedway.org

Mentor

Pueblo, Colorado

Currently serving as a mentor in the Pueblo School System

  • Field trips and lunches with my mentees are hilarious!
Awards

Dedicated Volunteer Service

Crisis Services of North Alabama

Apr 2013

Provided hardware and technical services for CSNA and the battered women's shelters.

A+ Certified Technician

Comptia

May 1998

Verification #BDBDTT2147

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Open Source Activity

Public Repos: 0
Pull Requests: 1
Contributed Repos: 0
Starred Repos: 0
Watched Repos: 2
Organizations: 0
Public Gists: 1