|10/01 – Present
Provide independent contract and consulting work
across multiple technology fields to various clients in the Memphis,
Tennessee area, including former employer, Martek USA.
Assisted in planning and execution of large-scale
move of the Memphis Martek branch and several Memphis-based subsidiaries (Genigraphics,
Inc. and Advanced Micro Imaging) to the new Nashville locations. Provided
continuing service and support to local Martek customers on a contract
Performed complete data migration of local doctor's
office document management system. Designed custom process to extract data
from legacy MI3MS system and convert all necessary data and image files to
required format for import in to new system. Developed custom applications
to interface with legacy system and perform batch operations on over
400,000 patient records and associated images. Installed new document
management system and imported the converted data.
Provided additional assistance to many other small
businesses - including network services, server application installation
and management, as well as sales and consulting services (on a contract
|10/98 – 10/01
Managed and coordinated national IT team (Up
to 6 people across offices in Memphis, Nashville, Little Rock, and
Functioned as Project Manager of all service bureau solutions sold to
Martek USA customers. Designed a customized process for large customers in
need of document management solutions tailored to their specific needs.
Configured document scanning stations (running either MI3MS or PaperFlow
software) and trained scanner operators, when necessary. Designed entire
post-scanning and QC process to provide the most streamlined and
cost-effective procedures, while insuring quality results.
Used Visual Basic and C programming
languages to develop software for automated data and image processing,
database conversion, and various other applications for internal company
use. Applications were generally used to compile or format the deliverable
product to meet a customer's specific requirements. Scanned documents were
post-processed and converted to TIFF or PDF formats with applications
developed using LeadTools components. Associated index information was
then converted directly from SQL or Access databases or via ODBC data
sources and reformatted to customer specifications (usually text files
formatted for import to third-party applications). Also maintained and
modified existing ASP scripts for order processing.
Designed and implemented LAN and WAN from the ground-up to provide
high-bandwidth connectivity between offices in 4 cities. Used combination
of Lucent and Cisco routers with point-to-point T1 connections from
Memphis to Houston, Little Rock, and Nashville with RAS and VPN support
for remote access. Network was powered by several Windows NT servers as
well as some Windows 2000, with Windows 98 and ME workstations.
Provided primary technical support for additional companies purchased by
Martek USA; Records Conversion of Houston, Genigraphics, Advanced Micro
Imaging, XSVoice, and Carolina's Imaging (many of which had little or no
internal IT support). Remote support was accomplished using a combination
of verbal instruction and/or PCAnywhere remote management software.
Provided technical cost analysis and pricing of all technical jobs, to
assist in determining viability and profitability.
Implemented and maintained various software products, including Microsoft
Exchange, MAS 90 accounting software, Act! contact manager, PCAnywhere,
IIS 4.0, Minolta MI3MS, and custom developed applications, to provide
enterprise-level solutions to communication, security, data, internet,
order processing and remote management needs.
Engaged potential customers and provided technical expertise for sales
meetings, either as the primary sales representative, or as a technical
liaison to the customer's IT department.
|05/92 - 10/98
|| Memphis, TN
Managed business related to dial-up and
internet online services, including software development (using C, C++ and
VB) and sales (developed several multi-user interactive games as well as
custom business applications for internet commerce), web development,
hardware sales, and dial-up internet service provider (ISP) services. Was
also systems operator for the company bulletin board system, which grew to
become the largest in Memphis.