Applications programmer, web developer and adjunct professor with subject matter expertise in designing databases for collecting, analyzing and reporting. Experience in both commercial and academic settings.


Databases: Microsoft SQL Server 2005, Access, IBM UniVerse
Languages: Microsoft Visual Basic, Adobe ColdFusion, Satellite Forms, BASIC, BBX
Web Development: HTML, CSS, Adobe Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Spry
Software: Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Visio, PowerPoint.
Beyond Compare, Subversion

Content Mgt Sys: Contribute, WordPress, BlogCFC, Galleon
Operating Systems: Microsoft Windows XP, UNIX, MS-DOS


LENOIR-RHYNE UNIVERSITY, Hickory, NC 2008 to Present
Adjunct Instructor, School of Mathematics and Computing Sciences
CSC175 (MW 10:20-11:30AM): Provide a detailed study of using a computer as a tool in a variety of work environments. A term paper is required; MS-Excel and MS-Access 2007 are taught in detail.
CSC115 (MW 5:50-6:40PM): Illustrate Object Oriented Concepts using the Alice programming language.

ATLAS COMPUTER RESOURCES, Hickory, NC (Part Time) 1998 to Present
Lead developer of, a web site using a database of multiple furniture catalogs to help representatives track inventory in clients’ showrooms. Result: A rep can now make a more professional presentation comparing item movement from the previous visit, as well as how items are selling in other stores.
Developed a Microsoft Access program to facilitate taking orders during the seasonal furniture market. The program interfaces with a Palm Pilot bar code scanner using a Satellite Forms add-in module. This allows the sales force to accept orders on the showroom floor and upload them to the manufacturer.

ALEX LEE, INC., Hickory, NC 1992 to 2008
Web Applications Developer II (2003-2008)
Lead programmer/analyst for the vendor extranet, an object oriented program to enable self-service ordering using Microsoft SQL Server, Adobe ColdFusion, Dreamweaver, HTML and CSS. Prepared flowcharts using Visio to illustrate the database structure from the sequence of steps described by the project manager. The web site has extensive business logic to handle new items, thus eliminating the paper-based process.

Other Key Accomplishments:
• Developed a Personal Digital Assistant contact manager for emergency phone numbers.
• Maintained several business critical applications written in Borland Delphi.

Applications Programmer (1992-2003)
Provided sole IT support for a perishable products Inventory Control system. Ported the entire application to IBM Universe, enabling faster performance on a UNIX platform.

Key Accomplishments:
• Over 10 years, the dollar volume of inventory transactions increased from $1M per week to more than $10M per week. This would not have been possible without upgrading the hardware, operating system, application language and making numerous code changes.
• After moving to the web group, consulted with three separate departments to help migrate the system to their respective mainframe applications.
• Developed Teklogix wireless scanner applications for shipping and receiving.
• Created a data warehouse for the accounting department from disparate sources. It is used for ad-hoc queries including litigation and sales tax audits.
• Updated the MS-Access personnel database for the dispatch department.

Applications Programmer
Computer Programmer and sales consultant for a UNIX based bookkeeping system called “Financial Account Software”. Custom changes made to the Better Business BASIC source code, providing on site support for 20 separate clients.


University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 2006
Master of Library and Information Studies

Ball State University, Muncie IN 1982
Bachelor of Science - Double Major, Computer Science and Journalism


• 2779 Implementing a Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Database
• Brainbench transcript 3523235.
• CFUnited conference, Rockville, MD 06/2006, 06/2007.
• ALA Conference, Washington D.C. 06/2007.
• NCLA Conference, Hickory, NC 10/2007.


CALDWELL COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Hudson, NC (Part-Time) 1999 - 2000
• Computer Programming using QuickBasic
• Visual Basic Programming

CATAWBA VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Hickory, NC (Part-Time) 1986 - 1999
• Microsoft Access Level I
• Spreadsheet Applications
• Introduction to Spreadsheets
• Introduction to Dbase (Ashton-Tate)
• Introduction to Databases


Volunteer to provide shelf reading and cataloging for the Hickory Public and Lenoir Rhyne College Libraries.


Member, American Library Association (ALA) 2006 to Present
Member, North Carolina Library Associations (NCLA) and (NCSLA) 2006 to Present
Coordinator, Adobe Charlotte Users Group 2007 to Present

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