Employment Summary
Skilled in various aspects of Information Technology and its use in the corporate environment. Experienced in local and wide area networking, computer systems, Novell, UNIX, communication and management of these resources. Experienced in troubleshooting, repair and maintenance of hardware circuits in PC’s, and network equipment.

Network Systems Engineer , ( Professional Network Services, Inc. ): 9/99-Present.
Provide and develop networking solutions to various clients. Configure, maintain various hardware/software products including: Novell Netware, Microsoft Windows NT/2000, Callegra Callware, SCO Unix, Linux, Cisco routers / switches, 3Com, HP, Citrix and Lucent.
Currently contracted as Director of Information Systems at a 16-campus Business College

Network Manager/Engineer/Administrator , ( Quality Fulfillment Services, Inc. ): 2/97-9/99.
Same as below. Provide corporate LAN/WAN management, including system support, development and network design. Manage Novell Netware 5.0 (and 4.11) and AIX, SCO Unix and Linux systems. Systems supporting: 2 Novell Netware servers, 5 SCO Unix servers, E-Mail Server (Worldgroup / Linux), 3 IBM RS6000 AIX servers, 3Com Ethernet switch, HP ProCurve ethernet switch, Compatible Systems routers, MultiTech DSU/CSU, DSP 1000 PBX, IPX, TCP/IP, JetDirect and Milan print servers and others.

Manager of Network Services , Manager of IS Operations
( MW Manufacturers, Inc. ): 5/95-2/97.
Functioned as the systems integrator for the corporate networks and the AS/400. Provided corporate LAN/WAN management, including AT&T Definity PBX system support. Provided management of hardware/software installation, telecommunications support and security. Evaluated training needs for user community as well as product testing for Network and PCs. Managed 2-Netware 4.1 servers, Lotus Notes server, remote access, AS/400, print servers, WAN communications. Experienced in DOS, Windows 3.x, Windows 95, MS-Office, WordPerfect, Novell Netware 3.x and 4.1, Lotus Notes, ArcServe, dBase, PageMaker, IPX, TCP/IP and many other hardware/software products.

Senior Service Technician , (Entre Computer Center): 8/89-5/95.
Perform functions as Service Manager/Liaison with store owner. Provide preventive and corrective maintenance, in-house and on-site, on all systems sold or supported by Entre. Authorized Service Technician on all the products listed above. Provide dBase support in-house and develop programs for in-house use. Perform all functions as Senior Service Technician while providing training and guidance to other technicians and sales staff.

Service Technician , Sales, Purchasing Agent, (Computer Land of Roanoke): 12/86-8/89. Same as above.

Service Technician , (Jack L. Hartman & Co., Inc.): 9/84-12/86 Same as above.

Electronic Warfare Technician , (Second Class) U.S. Navy: 9/81-9/84, USS Spruance (DD-963), Norfolk, VA: 8/82-9/84.
Performed preventive and corrective maintenance on selected electronic warfare equipment within the Work Center. Maintained accountability and upkeep of classified publications within division. Ordered all necessary parts and maintained an extensive repair parts inventory as Supply Petty Officer.

HTML authoring for own personal homepage and for The Roanoke Valley Amateur Radio Club and NR NAVSPACECOM (secure site utilizing ASP-Active Server Pages).

Educational Background

18 ACT Credits, Navy PACE Program
Diploma, Patrick Henry High School, Roanoke, VA: 1981
Virginia Western Community College, 24 credits
Formal Technical Training:
Electronic Warfare (EW) Operator’s Course, 2 weeks
Multi-threat Command Information Center Team Training, 2 weeks
EW Class “A” and “C” Schools, 28 weeks
Navy’s Basic Electricity and Electronics, 10 weeks
Navy Basic Instructor School, 2 weeks
Total Quality Leadership/Management (TQL/TQM), 2 weeks
Authorized Service Technician for: Apple, IBM, Okidata, NEC, Corvus, C-Itoh, Amdek, HP printers, Compaq (all Models, computers and PageMarq printers)
Amateur Radio License – Technician Plus (5 wpm Morse code)
Global Command and Control System ( GCCS ) Basic Administration

 - Sun Solaris Unix Administration

Lotus Notes Administration
A+ Certified Service Technician
Certified Novell Administrator ( CNA )
currently pursuing Certified Novell Engineer ( CNE )
and Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Security Clearance
Cleared for Top Secret information and granted access to sensitive compartmented information based on single scope background investigation.
Interests – personal
Astronomy, amateur radio, computers/electronics, bicycling, camping.

Contact Information
2720 Thorndale Street , SW
Roanoke, VA 24015-3832
[email protected]

Military USN 9/81-9/84, USNR 9/84-Present

Decorations include the Naval Reserve Meritorious Service Medal (x5), the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, National Defense Service Medal, and the Sea Service Ribbon (x2).

Reserve Duty

NR NAVSPACECOM 0766, Dahlgren, VA, 11/95 – Present
Operations Leading Petty Officer, Space Operations Center, JTAGS, Multi-Spectral Imagery (MSI), Training, Unit Webmaster, Systems Administrator, Systems Integration

Annual Training
7/00 – Provided support to Joint Warrior Interoperability Demonstration (JWID 2000) emphasizing proven technologies in Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence (C4I) systems. Evaulated various systems as well as demonstrate the benefits of Space assets to many VIPs onboard the USS Coronado (AGF-11) including COMTHIRDFLT.

6/99 – Completed two (2) weeks training at the InterService Space Intelligence Operations Course.
Instruction on Space Environment; orbital mechanics; spacecraft subsystems; US Space Command and its component commands; the intelligence disciplines and the Intelligence Community; international space law; history of the use of space; US. Russian, and Rest of World military space systems and operations; BMD; collection management.

7/98 – Provided support to Joint Warrior Interoperability Demonstration (JWID ’98) emphasizing proven technologies in Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence (C4I) systems. Demonstrated the importance and benefits of Distributed Collaborative Planning (DCP) utilizing Common Operational Modeling, Planning, and Simulation Strategy (COMPASS) to many VIPs to the Joint Battle Center, including USCINCACOM.

8/97 – Completed two (2) weeks of training on Basic Administration for Global Command and Control Systems ( GCCS ). Strong instructions on administrating Sun Microsystems Solaris Operating Systems along with hardware / software installation.

6/96 – Provide support in Training department in support of Space Operation Center. Assisted with development of CBT (Computer Based Training) and developed lesson curriculum for JTAGS support.

8/95 – Setup VIP computer systems used in daily operations in support of the SABER (Situational Awareness Beaconing with Reply) project’s involvement with ASCIET ’95 (Armed Services Combat Identification Evaluation Team).

Reported Naval and Marine Corps Reserve Center, Roanoke, VA 9/84 – 11/95
NR COMPHIBGRU TWO Det 106, 1/94 – 11/95
Operations Leading Petty Officer, Duty Master-at-Arms.
Annual Training
SIMA Little Creek, Little Creek, VA

NR USS MILLER (FF-1090), 2/93 – 1/94
Annual Training
USS Ainsworth (FFT-1091)

NR COMSUBLANT Det 206, 9/84 – 2/93.
RESFIRST coordinator, unit instructor.
Annual Training

  • Ship scheduling and training
  • Shore Targeting Terminal
  • Water Space Management
    Fleet Deception Group, Little Creek, VA ENWGS (Enhanced Naval War Game System), Damneck, VA Attended Basic Instructor course, New Orleans, LA Volunteered to assist NAVSEA HQ, Crystal City, VA by developing the foundation of a
    dBase program to be utilized in tracking of various organizations. Developed dBase program for COMSUBLANT in tracking Tomahawk mission inventories.
    This was later expanded and completed by a civilian contractor.

Active Duty
Attended Basic Training, Great Lakes, IL 9/81 – 11/81
Basic Electricity and Electronics, Orlando, FL 11/81 – 1/82
Electronic Warfare Technician “A” School, Pensacola, FL 1/82 – 8/82
Navy volunteer band
Reported onboard USS Spruance (DD-963) 8/82 – 9/84
Work Center Supply Petty Officer, Watch Supervisor