Resume

Experience

Jan 01-Present
Independent Developer and Consultant: Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • Producing custom web sites and applications for a variety of clients. Responsible and fully hands-on for all phases of the projects, including planning, design, programming, and deployment. Working with a variety of technologies, including the entire Microsoft stack, Wordpress, and others.
  • Producing custom reporting solutions with several reporting technolgies, including Crystal Reports and Crystal Server, Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services, and Telerik Reporting.
  • Producing applications on the Universal Windows Platform (UWP). Currently working on a mobile sales information and order-taking application to be deployed on Surface Pro devices in the field.
  • Created custom internal database-driven web applications for companies such as Drake Manufacturing and ASP Services that enable them to manage their day-to-day business information. The systems help manage workflow process with sophisticated data-entry, automatic email functionality, and integrated report delivery.
  • Created fully custom Crystal Reports and Crystal Server applications (in CSP and .NET) for customers such as Lincoln Financial Group, Enterprise Rent A Car, Sumitomo, and Tulare County. Developed integrated solutions to harness the power of Crystal Server while integrating tightly with existing web applications.
  • Created custom Crystal Server interfaces for customers such as CTG, STA Travel, and Washington County (PA). Seamlessly integrated the applications into the existing intranets.
  • Provided report development, product training, and consulting services for a variety of clients, including CTG, Jefferson Pilot Financial, Tulare County (CA).
  • Contributed to Crystal Enterprise chapters in best-selling book “Crystal Reports: The Complete Reference” by George Peck.
Sep 99-Jan 01
CTO: WineToday.com (New York Times Company), Santa Rosa, California
  • Led the design and development of a large-scale consumer web site, including graphic design, programming, and interactive tools such as email alerts and handheld integration.
  • Managed the design and implementation of all technology, including web infrastructure, internal network, and development systems.
  • Led cross-functional team development of a cutting-edge database-driven wine matching program known as WineSleuth.
  • Led port (data conversion and user interface re-design) of Oz Clarke’s Wine Guide CD-ROM to the web and integrated WineSleuth technology to produce a unique food/wine pairing program.
May 96-Sep 99
Vice President of Product Development: Virtual Visits, Inc., San Mateo, California
  • Co-founded a web development firm for the golf, ski, and spa industries.
  • Built and led a team of twenty, including project managers, programmers, and designers.
  • Functioned as sales representative and project liaison for major clients such as The Pebble Beach Company, KSL Recreation, and Snowbird.
  • Led development of dynamic multimedia sites and a suite of online products, including the Invision Award-winning Global Golf Guide.
Mar 94-May 96
Founder/Principal: Redondo Design, Redondo Beach, California
  • Founded a highly successful consulting and development company specializing in interactive multimedia design and authoring.
  • Developed multimedia CD-ROM and kiosk applications for companies such as Xerox, IBM, McGraw-Hill, and Sun Microsystems.
Apr 92-Feb 94
Territory Manager: Aimtech Corporation, Torrance, California
  • Quadrupled sales of an interactive multimedia authoring tool to organizations in the Western U.S.
  • Maintained total technical proficiency for demos, training, and development in simultaneous roles of Consulting Developer and Sales Support Manager.
Mar 84-Oct 91
OEM Sales Representative: Irwin Magnetic Systems, Inc., Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Signed nine new OEM customers while growing region by over $2 million in sales.
  • As Software Support Engineer acted as liaison between sales and engineering teams.
  • As Senior Applications Engineer, managed a four-person software engineering group.
  • As Applications Engineer designed and implemented various tape drive software programs.
Oct 83-Mar 84
Programmer: Applied EDP Corporation, Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Designed and developed custom applications written in PL/I on a multi-user TurboDos system.

Technology

Programming
  • .NET, ASP.NET, HTML, CSS, Javascript, and other web technologies
  • VB.NET and C#
  • Universal Windows Platform (UWP)
  • SQL
  • Past experience includes DotNetNuke, Microsoft Content Management Server, IronSpeed, IconAuthor, C, PL/1, Fortran, Basic, and assembler
Other Programs
  • Microsoft Visual Studio and Team Foundation Server
  • Microsoft SQL Server and Reporting Services
  • Crystal Reports and Crystal Server
  • Telerik DevCraft and Reporting
  • Wordpress
  • Microsoft Word, Excel, Project, Outlook, Powerpoint, Access, and many other office applications
  • Photoshop, InDesign, and many other media applications

Education

University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Michigan

B.S. in Computer Engineering, 1983. Concentration in computer graphics programming.

Crystal Enterprise Certification

Certified as a Crystal Enterprise Consultant by Crystal Decisions in 2001.


Personal

Enjoy golf, tennis, and many other sports. Interests also include travel, wine, and music, including playing keyboards and ukulele.