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2018-05-29 22:44:25
About this user
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
    Sep 2006 - Present 17 Year(s) and 9 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
    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
    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
    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
    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
  • Telecommunications Supervisor
    Republic Health Corporation
    Sep 1990 - Sep 1992 2 Year(s)

    Telecommunications Supervisor Responsible for SNA networks at 11 Hospitals
  • Senior Analyst
    Strategic Data Systems
    Jul 1987 - Sep 1990 3 Year(s) and 2 Month(s)

    Network Design and Troubleshooting
  • Systems Analyst
    Eastman Kodak
    Jun 1980 - Jun 1987 7 Year(s)

    Primary Technical Support for VAX VMS minicomputers, PCs and PC networks