I grew up in Southern California, attended and graduated from Baylor University. I've lived in Texas ever since. I'm married, have a son and a daughter and recently became a grandfather.
BBA Baylor University Jan 1978 - May 1980 2 Year(s) and 4 Month(s)
My Professional Background
IT Instructor Unitek/Quickstart Sep 2006 - Present 16 Year(s) and 5 Month(s)
Certified Instructor for Netapp Storage systems.
Senior Systems Engineer Net Source Jan 2005 - Aug 2006 1 Year(s) and 7 Month(s)
Pre-sales and Post-Sales Support Engineer for a wide variety of storage systems and subsystems. Certified support Engineer for Network Appliance, Sun, Qlogic and and Engenio storage systems sold by Sun/STK, IBM and SGI.
Independant Consultant Rocksoft Aug 2002 - Dec 2003 1 Year(s) and 4 Month(s)
Supported a number of small businesses, primarily dentist's offices, setting up networks, security and software.
Senior Manager Accenture Apr 2001 - May 2002 1 Year(s) and 1 Month(s)
As Subject Matter Expert for Storage and Unix Servers, led a team of Accenture consultants and company support personal to develop a Unified Storage Architecture for Anadarko Petroleum and Duke Energy.
Operations Manager Accenture May 1996 - Apr 2001 4 Year(s) and 11 Month(s)
Managed the data center for the Accenture's Houston Solution Center. Responsible for architecture and operations, managing a team of system administrators and oracle DBAs. The solutions center was dedicated to helping Accenture's energy clients convert from their legacy systems to SAP as a response to y2k issues.
Senior Consultant CSSI Jan 1993 - May 1996 3 Year(s) and 4 Month(s)
Solaris and OS/2 Administration. Primary system administrator supporting the Bell Helicopter V-22 logistics team. Later primary Novell support for Anderson Consulting team working on an oil refinery project.
Network Manager Dal-Tile Corporations Sep 1991 - Dec 1992 1 Year(s) and 3 Month(s)
Unix Systems Administration and Network Administration