Field Service Representative -- Contract
Cable repair (network and telephone), equipment installation; toning; etc. at Walmarts, Best Buys, Advanced Auto Parts, etc..
Show Pros Entertainment Services, Inc - Charlotte NC 704-***-**** – September 2017 to Present
Security Guard – Contract
Performing event staff duties at places like Bank of America Stadium, BB&T Stadium, etc.
Union County Public Schools - Monroe, NC 704-***-**** – January 2016 to December 2018
Substitute Teacher – Part time
Performing assigned duties as a substitute teacher for Grade 1 to Grade 4 and Grade 9 to Grade 12 in a multitude of subjects.
HIS Communications - Waxhaw, NC – November 2001 to December 2015
Business Systems Analyst / Owner
Business Analyst - elicit and analyze business needs for complex projects (using the Agile methodology for most), determine the impact and integration of solutions to customer’s business processes and systems, provided network design and installation, desktop support where desired and validate that solutions fit the long-term strategic vision of a variety of customers like
oStegall Petroleum, a fuel distribution firm; as Business Analyst, using MS Visio to layout and document the new network with all its computers, servers, switches, and routers. Advised them in some e-business areas such as website interaction with their convenience stores, POS, Facebook, camera video, etc.
oMcCorkle Construction, a commercial construction firm; using MS Visio to layout both their new network and their telephone system with all their computers, servers, switches, & routers as well as the telephones. We performed the cable installation, network installation and configuration according to the design submitted. From an e-business perspective, we also built a website, set up their email, and trained staff on use of both network and telephones.
oA commercial door distributor; using MS Visio to layout their telephone system and using Agile/Scrum methodology to elicit their software needs for an online door, door locks, etc. commercial purchasing system for large commercial projects.
oAn Agri-business; after setting up their computers, from an e-business perspective, introduced POS, built a website with online payment ability using Authorize.net, sales of branded products online, etc.
oA non-profit out in California for whom we used the Agile methodology where possible and MS Visio for workflow diagrams for the requested e-business, multi-level SaaS to be used with their clients.
oA small clothing warehouse; e-business growth by building a website through which their potential customers could find the closest of their outlets and receive Google mapping from their own address to the store; and set up an online sign-up for customer email notifications of upcoming special sales.
oSeveral law offices; a large agribusiness; a large healthcare software developer; KCLCad, a CAD software developer; and a multitude of other businesses. Helped many of these small business grow online using different e-business areas including websites, Facebook accounts, use of online payment processing, VOIP,
Warehouse Computerization (computers, barcode readers, scales, label printers, LAN, SQL servers, WAN) IT asset management for most of our clients/customers on individual Excel spreadsheets.
Network Analyst (LAN & WAN; DNS, DHCP, Group Policy, POP, SMTP, IMAP, etc.) Design and Installation;
Custom Software Development (Including software application packaging for desktop – MS Project & MS Visio)
Computer Maintenance (build from scratch; repair; and upgrade) Configure Windows NT/2000/2003/2008/2008R2; Installation, configuring, and management of MS products such as MS Office, Exchange, Active Directory, MS SQL, clustered MS SQL, IIS, etc.
Barcode Equipment installation and repair (barcode readers, Zebra printers, etc.)
Knowledge of VOIP, VPNs, different brands of Linux, hardware & software firewalls Bomgar remote help, routers, switches, etc.
Keeping up with the latest IT knowledge includes articles and videos on CISCO hardware, QRadar, Load Balancers, PowerShell versions, Bomgar, & SONET.
Comar Industries, Inc - Monroe, NC – April 1995 to November 2001
Maintain a 5-warehouse system of RAID 5 clustered Microsoft OS NT servers with SQL, clients, & peripherals, microwave, 5 T-1s, & Frame Relay.
Installation and maintenance of networked packing/shipping line computers, MS Servers, SQL Servers, Zebra printers, barcode readers, scales as well as office computers, printers, and fax machines and all software for each department. Using MS Visio I made a diagram of all 5 buildings with the connecting networks between the buildings and all the computers, servers, and all other devices that were connected. Using Excel, I kept a spreadsheet of all the IT assets for each warehouse and all administrative departments
Work with OSI Model, TCP/IP, SNMP, Ethernet, UDP, ICMP, DNS, HTTP, 802.11, FTP, Frame-Relay, T-1, OSPF, & BGP.
Business Systems Analysis / IT Project Management
Completed all phases of computers & peripherals of a 5-warehouse packing/shipping/stock control system including planning, ordering, installation, testing, and training under budget and in 1/3 the time expected.
Hand Held Products, Inc. - Charlotte, NC – February 1987 to October 1994
TeleCom Manager / QC Mgr. / Document Control Mgr / Compliance Organization Coord
Inside Telecom design, installation, evaluation, and mgmt.
Assisted on maintenance of Novell computer network.
Maintained & trained others on Fourth Shift, an early ERP program, with which I kept control of all stock assets.
QC & repairs of barcode units, battery chargers, etc.
AutoCAD of barcode units, battery chargers, etc.
Coordination with Underwriters Labs, Factory Mutual Research Corp., ISO9000, & FCC.
Was offered VP of Engineering with more hours but no raise in pay. Turned it down.
Helped introduce HHP to the Internet and searching with Gopher, etc. (This was before any browsers were invented.)
Heritage USA - Fort Mill, SC – November 1980 to December1984
TeleCom Plant Coordinator
Management in all phases of operations of a three PBXs; 3,000 acre multi-use complex with a hotel, retail stores, television studio, and multiple chalets and RV spaces with telephone and cable access.
Managed a 40,000-line Telecom system over a 3,000-acre commercial, recreational, and residential complex.
Helped design and implemented all communications wiring of a 500-room hotel/shopping complex.
Instrumental in decreasing the monthly telephone bill of a large complex from $40,000 to $20,000 within a 5-month period.
Designed and coordinated the installation of call routing for three PBXs having shared trunks from two states.
Business Systems Analysis / IT Project Management
Designed and coordinated installation of a 6-way duct system with 26 manholes for communications cables between the major communications centers (telephone bldg., television studio, & main office bldg.) on the property.
Parrish Communications - Charlotte, NC – January 1980 to October 1980
Telephone Installation Manager
Designed telephone network, coordinated, and supervised installation and/or maintenance of PBXs and key systems for the customers of Parrish Communications.
•Installation of the PA systems at all new Eckerd Drug stores.
Associate in Information Technology - Network Administration and Support
South Piedmont Community College - Monroe, NC - 2003
Training received for filling basic desks at voting precincts of Union County; worked position in 2014; 2016 as party Judge
Received additional training in March, 2018 for Chief Judge and for Help Desk training.
Studying for CCNA certification in online classes
Studying “Business System Analysis for IT Consultants – PowerStart Business Analysis” by Trond Frantzen
oWatching video series about Business Systems Analysis online by Trond Frantzen
Studying “”Comptia Network+ (N10-006)” by Jason Dion online
United States Air Force; Rank: E4 Secret Clearance
AC&W Ground Radar Maintenance
NACSE Associate Network Specialist (2000 )
ADIX Technical Training Course Certificate - Completed course at Iwatsu America, Inc., Irving, Texas (1993)
ROLM Corporation, Annandale, Virginia - CBX Comprehensive Maint Cert. .(1980) & CBX Rel.8 Maint. Cert.(1983)
North Electric, Johnson City, Tennessee - NX-1E Matrix Certificate & NX-1D Crossbar Certificate
Carolina IT Professionals Group - 1989 to Present Phi Theta Kappa - 2002 to Present
SPCC Information Technology Advisory Board - 2005 to Present
The National Association of Radio and Telecommunications Engineers, Inc.