I am happily married going on 30 years. My wife and I enjoy time with our friends and outdoor activies such as camping. Wehave two adult children who in their own right are very successful and we are very proud of them. On a kind of sad note we lost a daughter to a rare and severe case of Lissencephally, you can read more about this above.
I have sung in barbershop quartets and currently enjoy writing and giving speeches in my Toastnasters club, the Gettysburg Addressers of which I am a past President. I use these skills professionally when I MC wedding receptions for my wife who provides DJ services. This is a lot of fun and done weekends in our spare time.
My robust work experience includes twenty-one years of hands on Accounting, Purchasing and management duties and 13 years of computer system design and maintenance including end user training in a classroom environment. I am both privileged and blessed to be provided with this unique set of skills.
Systems Administrator Apartment Services, Inc. November 2000 – Present (12 years) Baltimore, MD
Maintain Windows and Unix based computer systems. Successfully manage all assigned projects including VOIP implementation, server room consolidation & virtualization, design/build of a 24/7 call center. Design/implement a data collection and billing system to recover costs of water usage from apartment residents. Provide leadership and training for end users on all aspects of using a computer for work. Manage 3rd party vendors including price and delivery negotiations and to ensure adherence to Service Level Agreements.
Director of Administration TREMA North America, Inc. January 1990 – December 1999 (10 years) Randallstown, MD
Recruited at start up to liaison between the parent company, TREMA Verfahrenstechnik GmbH of Germany and US based manufacturers. Proficient in hire/fire of professional personnel, financial reporting, and detailed job cost and cash flow forecasts. Performed all accounting duties through Financial Statement preparation and annual CPA audit. Procurement of all “Just In Time” equipment purchases in adherence of project delivery schedules and budgets. Managed imports and exports of heavy industrial equipment and worked with international banks to ensure conformance of Letters of Credit to facilitate timely cash receipts.
Accounting Manager Nielson-Wurster Group January 1987 – August 1989 (1 1/2 years) Somerset, NJ
All bookkeeping duties through trial balance including multi-state payroll. Converted manual "one write" system to computrized accounting system utilizing Real World accounting software. Managed one bookkeeping assistant. Instrumental in helping a CPA audit covering 5 years in compliance with a Nuclear Commission mandate.
Accounting Manager Bayliss Industries, Inc. June 1978 – December 1986 (8 years) Flemington, NJ
All bookkeeping duties through trial balance using GAAP. Pioneered the 1st of a kind job cost and cash flow analysis program using an electronic spreadsheet.
Course work in business and accounting.
1977-1979 Keystone College, LaPlume, PA (Liberal Arts) 1980-1985 Raritan Valley College, Somerset, NJ (Accounting & Economics) 1988-1989 Catonsville Community College (AutoCad)
1980 AMA Management Information Systems 2000 SANS Networking Essentials 1999 MCSE +Internet 2010 PCI Compliance