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Photographer with seriouos IT and customer service/support background

Sarasota, Florida, United States
April 29, 2018

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Professional Experience:

Good Choice Property Preservation

Work Order Processor

Took work orders from the field and compared reported work with work requested and supporting photos and justify the work assigned or return the work order for more information or additional work/photos to support the assignment is complete so all parties can be properly paid.

Sunny Florida Auto Sales

Sales/Internet/online Sales

Responsible for photographing and listing all autos on the lot to multiple sources including descriptions, key points, great photos and installed equipment/options. Listings had to be tailored to the platform and audience (consumer, Dealers, Auction, ebay, craigslist, etc.)

The Bradenton Times Inc. (

General Manager/Photographer

Took charge of all general office needs. Updated numerous databases that comprised the newspaper's website. Performed updates and coordinated all aspects of the web services. Updated layouts and design as needed (HTML, CSS, etc.) using the Acrisoft Freedom Content Management System.

Additionally took many published photographs and have won local competitions with photographs taken for The Bradenton Times and for personal enjoyment.

Target Auto Brokers

Internet Sales Manager

Responsible for the car lot s internet advertising on sites like, as well as craigslist and BackPage. I was also responsible for tracking down cars of repossession and personally going out to borderline accounts to speak with the accounts holder about getting back on track and making payments (collections work before it became a repossession situation). I also trained to be the backup to the Finance Manager to print contracts in their absence and on their days off.

TRC Staffing

Temporary Help

TRC Staffing is a temporary and temporary to permanent placement agency. I have held assignments for a local manufacturer of plant and horticultural products. Moving materials with pallet jack and forklift, tending to production machinery and assisting in meeting production goals

C.S.T. Connection

Temporary Help

CST is a temporary and temporary to permanent placement agency. I was assigned, among others, to the local Salvation Army as a Truck Driver for a year doing customer donation pickup, Product delivery to the stores served by the center and other various duties as needed by management.

Sears Portrait Studios


Full cycle portrait photographer including setup of sessions, Taking of portraits and selling portrait packages after the session.

Futura Software

Software Test Manager/Tech Support Manager

Provided leadership and Process development for a smallish tech support/call center.

Designed and developed testing methods and solutions for a vertical software product.

Olan Mills

Portable Studio Portrait Photographer

Managed time and scheduling of a portable portrait studio, including setup, portraiture, and problem solving. Maintained safe and neat studio and on time seating as well as meeting and exceeding company standards in portraiture.

Arthur Andersen Technology Solutions, Sarasota Fl:

Web Operations Team Lead

Provided Technical Leadership and Management to a team of Web Server

Administrators responsible for 40 web sites and 50 Servers. Defined

Architecture, Documented and Implemented Policies and procedures for server and

site maintenance and management. Systems Consisted of Microsoft IIS and SQL


Performance Analysis Team Lead

Performed Performance and stress testing on a variety of application to be

deployed to Andersen systems in the US. Provided vital feedback to project

sponsors, developers, and system administrators about the potential performance

of applications under varying load conditions

Hi-Stat Manufacturing Co, Inc, Sarasota Fl:

Computer Systems Manager

Responsible for a team of two who managed all day to day operations of the

company Computer, Network, and Phone Systems, for a 3 shift 24/7 Manufacturing

facility. Management included all Cisco switches, Unix (HP 9000) and Linux

Servers, NetWare Servers, Microsoft Windows NT Servers, Unix X-Windows Desktops, Microsoft Windows Desktops, Meridian SL-1 Phone System, Firewall and Internet Connections, Informix databases supporting several custom built applications.

Also Maintenance of Computer related consumable supplies (Printer toner, Ink

Cartridges, etc.).

Bassin Distributors a division of Alliance Entertainment, Miami Fl:

System Administrator

Responsible for all day to day operations of the Unix (IBM RS/6000) Primary

Business System for a large music distribution company with daily shipping over

$1 Million. Additionally I was responsible for all consumable computer system

purchases (paper, ribbons, toner, etc.) where I was able to reduce costs by over


Executive Tactics Corporation, Miami Fl:

Networking Services Manager

Provided Sales Support for Citrix WinFrame systems, Dataflex Products for BTrive

and Unix Systems. Design and Development of Networking systems for existing and

new ETC customers. OfficeWorks Product Manager: Responsible for overhaul and

redesign of the OfficeWorks Office Productivity Suite, purchased by ETC,

originally marketed by Data Access Co. in the Early 1980 s.

Miami Dade Community College, Miami Fl:

Part Time Adult Education Instructor

Developed and taught introduction curriculum in Unix and C Programming to classes of 8 - 15 students.

Data Access Corporation, Miami Fl:

Unix System Administrator (01/88 - 10/93)

Lead Quality Control Specialist:

Office Works Support:

Lead Information Resources Technician:

Compflex Inc, Miami Fl:

Network Technician / Sales Support (02/87 - 12/87)

Computer Systems & Support Ent. Inc. Miami Fl:

Software Support Analyst (08/85 - 02/87)

Allstate Business Systems, Miami Fl:

Technical Sales Consultant (01/85 - 08/85)

Dynamation DBA ComputerLand of Miami, Miami Fl:

Technical Sales Consultant (07/84 - 01/85)


Unix Administration (Solaris, HP-UX, RS/6000, Linux, NCR,

Sequent, Ultrix, Pyramid, Semins/Nixdorf, mips, ), Microsoft Windows NT,

Microsoft Windows 2000, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft IIS Server, WebTrends,

NetIQ, Microsoft SiteServer. Microsoft Certified, SiteScope, Mercury

Interactive Load Runner, Informix,

Microsoft Office, General Office Skills, Sales and Customer Service, basic Photoshop, Digital photography including lighting and posing/composition, Sports and Event Photography., Wedding Photography.

Photo Samples

Model Mayhem #2924943


Provided on request.

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