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Stilwell, Kansas, 66085, United States
May 30, 2010

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MBA and MCM graduate with record of success in leadership and technology, consistently exceeded stretch goals, rewarded for

performance at the highest levels. Graduate work and research in strategic planning, operations, information technology, project

management, financial and economic analysis, diversity studies, labor relations, productivity, quality and safety, with studies in process

improvement and facilities management systems.


Reported to the CIO/Vice President Information Technology at The Seattle Times. Managed eighteen staff members, programmers,

analysts, and managers in matrix relationship within an operations/project environment. The CIO/VP IT at The Times wrote, Charles "

[created] … the strategic vision for multi-platform publishing … Charles' vision included unique products for multiple channels that

provide a rich, immersive experience that fully utilize the capabilities of each platform

"[Led] our company's technology efforts around disaster recovery. Charles established backup production processes, which he tested

periodically, to ensure that we were able to deliver news on a continual basis

Project Manager of Sprint World Headquarters for Danka Services International, Overland Park, Kansas

Responsible for developing and managing project, staffing requirements and equipment platforms

Led project team and consultants to develop the Sprint World Headquarters Campus production facility layout using Systematic Layout

Planning (SLP), a rigorous, systematic methodology developed by Richard Muther & Associates, consultants in industrial management

and engineering

Created strategic plans to support enhanced Service Level Agreements. This required establishing policy, providing overall direction,

assigning and evaluating personnel, reviewing development project requests, assigning resources and coordinating activities in and among


Responsible for project plans using statistically defensible forecasting models to determine staffing requirements, equipment platforms

and processes at the newly constructed $970 million Sprint World Headquarters Campus

Codified charter processes including Project Deliverables, Resources, Goals and Objectives, Operational and Organizational constraints,

Project Variance, and Scope Change Analysis.

Created position papers for Danka and Sprint defining Concept of Operations. Successfully recommended solutions to Sprint upper


Created project plan and project schedule for network infrastructure upgrade at The University of Kansas for 280 student apartments in 25

buildings, providing 5 mega-Hz VDSL / Long Reach Ethernet data services over existing cable plant. Managed same, on-time, at spec,

under budget.

Inventoried network infrastructure on University structures for the Vice Chancellor of Information Services in order to further the mission

of the university. Established technical standards, database functionality for use by NTS Engineers, Vice Chancellor, and the

Telecommunications Physical Infrastructure Committee.

Surdex Aerial Surveying, St. Louis, Missouri, Contract Survey Crew Chief

Limbaugh Engineers - a division of Bovay Engineering - Albuquerque, New Mexico, Survey Crew Chief

Zuni and Navajo Reservations aerial mapping for all weather highways, Arizona and New Mexico

Mapping project, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Missouri River, Nebraska, and Missouri

Aerial mapping ground control for oil shale project, Piceance Basin, Colorado

Past Vice President, Deer Park Neighborhood Association, St. Joseph, Missouri

Supervised sewer upgrade field construction for the City of St. Joseph

Developed specifications, bid contract language

Past President, Museum Hill Neighborhood Association, St. Joseph, Missouri

Secured $200,000 in CDBG Funds for neighborhood park renovation


Project Management – Information Technology systems, Capital equipment installations, Network and Telecommunications

Infrastructure, Construction Management, MS Project, Visio and MS Office Suite, Electronic Pre-Press Systems in content and document

management environments


2001, MCM, Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering Department, The University of Kansas

1996, MBA, Bloch School of Business & Professional Administration, University of Missouri Kansas City

1973, BFA, Magna Cum Laude, Graphic Arts, Bellevue University, Bellevue Nebraska


International Facilities Management Association Member

Construction Specifications Institute Member

Project Management Institute

BOMA Member

AGC Member



Author, Continuity Modeling paper, written for The Seattle Times’ Senior VP of Finance and CFO

Author, “Adaptive Reuse Construction: Considerations for the Developer”, Graduate Project Paper, 2001


4503 W 159th Terrace Unit #110, Stilwell KS 66085

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Technology Presenter, “Business Technology Architecture Blueprint”

Technology Presenter, “Technology Vision 2010” strategy and objectives for The Seattle Times

Technology Presenter, “The Logic of Thinking and the Failure of Logic”

Technology Presenter, “Lasers: It’s all Blue Smoke and Mirrors”

Technology Presenter, “Troubleshoot with Fishbones”

The Sun Research Roundtable Presenter, "Pagination, Why Bother?"


Actively seeking professional employment 5/2008 to present

IT Director, The Seattle Times Company, Seattle, Washington, 5/2003 – 5/2008

Actively seeking employment after graduation at KU, 8/2002 – 5/2003

Networking & Telecommunications Services Engineer, KU, Lawrence, Kansas, 7/2001 – 7/2002

Civil, Architectural and Engineering Department, KU, Lawrence Kansas, 3/2000 – 1/2001, Intern & R.A.

Application and preparation to pursue graduate studies at KU, 9/1999 – 12/1999

Danka Services International, Sprint World Headquarters Campus, Overland Park, Kansas, 8/1998 – 8/1999

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