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Who am I ?

Experienced web programmer and technology instructor holding CTT+, MCPD, and MCITP certifications among others.

I have a bachelor of arts in education, over 20 years of technical training and corporate development experience. My teaching portfolio includes C#, HTML/CSS, SQL and ASP.NET. My corporate development experience includes Kansas City companies such as MBB+, emfluence, ROSnet and SkillPath Seminars. Outside of technology I enjoy running, spending time with my family, repurposing furniture, and doing home improvement.

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Education

Microsoft Certification

MTA - Web Development Fundamentals

Earned: November 25, 2014
Certification Number: F073-0317

Microsoft Technology Associate - Web Development Fundamentals
Microsoft Certified Professional

Microsoft Certification

Microsoft Certified Professional

Earned: April 16, 2012
Certification Number: F214-5781

CompTIA Certification

CompTIA CTT+ Certified Trainer

Earned: September 30, 2010

CompTIA CTT+ Certified Trainer
Microsoft Certified Internet Technology Professional - Database Administrator

Microsoft Certified IT Professional

MCITP Database Administrator

Earned: January 28
Certification Numbers: C579-2818

Microsoft Certification

MCITP Database Developer

Earned: February 8, 2010
Certification Numbers: C579-2818

Microsoft Certified Professional Developer - ASP.NET Developer 3.5
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer - Enterprise Application Development 3.5

Microsoft Certification

MCPD Enterprise Application Development

Earned: January 14, 2010
Certification Number: C579-2822

Microsoft Certification

MCPD ASP.NET Development

Earned: November 9, 2009
Certification Number: C579-2821

Microsoft Certified Professional Developer - ASP.NET Development 3.5
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer - Windows Development 3.5

Microsoft Certification

MCPD Windows Development

Earned: October 2, 2009
Certification Number: C579-2820

Bachelor of Arts in Education

Graduation Date: May 19, 1998

1998 Graduate of the University of Sioux Falls School of Education with a Major in Elementary Education, Middle School Endorsement in Science and Coaching Certifications in Cross Country and Track.

University of Sioux Falls

My Skills

Personal

98%
Innovation
95%
Responsible
90%
Teamwork
97%
Communication
100%
Work Ethic

Software

95%
Visual Studio
90%
SQL Server
75%
Photoshop
70%
SourceTree
98%
Microsoft Office

Languages

95%
C#/ASP.NET
92%
HTML/CSS
80%
JavaScript/jQuery
85%
ColdFusion
98%
SQL

Experience

Centriq Training

Technical Instructor/.NET Team Lead

As the .Net Team and Curriculum Lead I am responsible for researching current industry and technology trends, teaching development courses, helping to guide and create new curriculum to keep our development track up to date and provide feedback and ideas to Centriq management.

September 2014 to Present
March 2011 - September 2014

SkillPath Seminars

Web Developer

Interacting with members of other departments to discuss and discover ways to enhance their daily workflows is a large part of my job. Once the requirements of the application are outlined the designing, development and testing of the application can then begin.

New Horizons (Kansas City)

Technical Instructor

In 2009 I returned to New Horizons as a technical (programming) instructor. After one year I was ranked as the sixth best technical instructor in the world (out of 4000+) by Metrics that Matter, a third party company that administers post class student surveys.

February 2009 - March 2011
August 2008 - November 2008

ROSnet

Development Contractor

One of ROSnet's customers asked them to create a system which would allow their international restaurant chain to comply with open dissemination of available internal job openings efficiently to all company employees. I was contracted to build what is now known as their StaffLinQ.com website.

Emfluence

Web Developer

As a web developer at emfluence I primarily supported a conglomerate of ColdFusion based web applications for a national group of greenhouses. Each site specifically focused on consumers, breeders, retailers, or growers as well as an e-commerce site.

August 2007 - July 2008
March 2006 - July 2007

MBB+ Advertising

Lead Web Developer

Formerly Muller + Company, my responsibilities included translating business requirements provided by the client and graphical interface from the designer into a functional website. I was involved in client meetings, site design, back-end programming, site deployment and training.

New Horizons (Quad Cities)

Technical Instructor

I specialized in .NET development technologies and Microsoft SQL Server programming. My responsibilities included the study of new software and programming languages, instruction of students and maintaining current industry recognized certification.

June 2005 - August 2005
June 2005 - August 2005

LabOne

E-Learning Developer

I was hired to help create eLearning content to train employees on the functions and complex abilities of the new HR system. In addition to being informative the training system was to assess employee completion and comprehension of the training material.

New Horizons (Kansas City)

Applications Instructor

Being very diligent in knowing the material that I was teaching and being able to interact and understand my students’ needs at their level I quickly worked my way up the instructor ranks. I specialized in web development and graphics applications and technologies including Dreamweaver, Photoshop, HTML, XML, CSS, ColdFusion, classic ASP and JavaScript.

June 2005 - August 2005

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