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accolades

CompuSmile is proud to have received the "Super Service Award" from Angie's List for each of the past 12 years. Only 5% of the companies listed on Angie's List receive this award any given year, much less 12 years in a row.

Super Service Awards:

  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 2011
  • 2010
  • 2009
  • 2008
  • 2007
  • 2006
  • 2005
  • 2004

education

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Washington University, 1992
Minor in Philosophy


background and experience

I have been working with computers on a consistent basis for the last 36 years.

CompuSmile, LLC

President
1999 to present (so, for the last 17 years)
(see list of services)

Maryville Technologies

Systems Engineer
1995 to 1997

(yawn...)

  • Served as software developer. Wrote client piece of Windows 95/NT front-end for HP Network Node Manager in 32-bit Visual Basic 4. Program incorporated asynchronous procedure calls, graphical coordinate system transformation algorithms, dynamic menu structure definition through configuration files, object-oriented design, TCP/IP communications, and an installation program portable across both Windows 95 and NT platforms.
  • Served as systems and network integrator. Installed and configured HP Network Node Manager for two client companies. Wrote Korn shell scripts to automate systems management tasks. Wrote VBA application in Microsoft Excel to graphically chart network performance statistics.
  • Served as technical writer. Produced several hundred pages of documentation covering such topics as Korn shell programming standards, Network Node Manager implementation details, clients' network and systems evaluations, inventory assessment questionnaires, and data backup and recovery procedures. Established stylistic standards and templates for all of company's future documentation.

Andersen Consulting (now "Accenture")

Senior Consultant
1994 to 1995

(yawn again...)

  • Worked as a member of a team of developers to create a multi-million-dollar mortgage originations system for Banc One Mortgage Corporation (now Chase).
  • Created application using Visual Basic 3, Crystal Reports, C, SQL, FoxPro 2.5, and XcelleNet RemoteWare to run on Windows 3.1 clients and OS/2 servers accessing a central Oracle7 database and distributed FoxPro databases.
  • Served as technical programming supervisor. Trained, supervised, and periodically reviewed performance of several programmers. Established and documented coding and GUI standards.
  • Served as technical analyst. Designed core technical subsystems, including workflow management, software distribution, legacy mainframe interfacing, and the mechanism for data replication and conflict resolution between distributed databases. Reviewed analysts' functional designs for technical viability. Established tools, environments, and procedures for creating and maintaining separate testing, training, and production databases. Established configuration requirements for client PCs and server systems. Evaluated and selected VB custom controls appropriate for the application.

Staff Consultant
1992 to 1994

(still more yawning...)

  • Worked as a member of a team of developers to create a multi-million-dollar mortgage servicing system for Banc One Mortgage Corporation (now Chase).
  • Created application using C, embedded SQL, DDE, FileNet WorkFlo, and Microsoft Word Basic to run on Windows 3.1 clients accessing a central Oracle6 database and a central FileNet imaging system.
  • Coded most of the major technical subsystems, including workflow management, document scanning and indexing, automatic form letter generation, and legacy mainframe application interfacing.
  • Created the functional design for the Collections department's component of the application.

expertise

hardware

  • PCs
  • flash drives
  • monitors
  • printers
  • scanners
  • networking equipment
  • web cams
  • iPads
  • iPhones
  • iPods
  • digital cameras

software

  • Quicken
  • QuickBooks
  • TurboTax
  • Access
  • Excel
  • Outlook
  • PowerPoint
  • Word
  • Dreamweaver
  • Fireworks
  • iTunes
  • Picasa
  • assorted security packages

 

operating systems

  • Windows 7, Vista, XP, NT
  • Windows 95, 98, ME
  • DOS (yep, DOS, for what that's worth these days)

development languages

  • HTML
  • JavaScript
  • VBScript
  • Visual Basic
  • CSS
  • SQL
  • ASP

training

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