History

Experience

2022 - Current
Owner / CEO

My IP Gear

Dinstar's dedicated distributor for the Western Hemisphere is built upon the synergy between decades of industry experience and Dinstar's full array of “best-in-class" communications equipment. Building sales relationships, inventory management, and servicing Dinstar products in-house allow seamless order fulfillment with timely delivery.

2005 - Current
CIO

Spydur Technologies

Leveraged Open Source Software (OSS) to build entire product line for sale to network of telecom and data resellers (Interconnects, Network Solutions Providers, & Managed Service Providers). Trained in-house support staff and external/authorized partner support personnel.

Designed and maintained network infrastructure, servers, and workstations. Developed corporate, product, and partner websites. Launched online billing platform used by sales staff with customer portal, and integrated with company product line (for in-house use and sale for customer use).

Led marketing efforts with consistent branding across all aspects of business (sales, marketing, & support materials). Built in-house video recording studio, launched YouTube channel, and Social Media Presence (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter).

1994 - 2010
Level 3 Support & Installer

Voice Mail, Inc

Built, installed, and repaired voice processing systems from a large variety of manufacturers. Traveled nation-wide to integrate systems with customer telephone switch, and trained onsite support staff.

Designed and maintained network infrastructure, servers, and workstations. Developed the corporate website, intranet employee helpsite, and in-house sales & purchasing platform.

1998
Web Developer

US Web Institute

Developed just over 200 Websites for various companies and organizations, as business demand outstripped the students' ability to supply. Provided consultation with all clients, collected necessary information, and defined specific project goals & expectations.

1997
Trainer & Technical Support

S&S Distribution

Designed and maintained network infrastructure, servers, workstations, and telephone system. Trained personnel on various procedures, and provided helpdesk support to users.

Education

2002
Tennessee Technological University

Masters of Business Administration (MBA)

Concentration in Management Information Systems (MIS) with special approval to complete entire graduate program in a single year! Graduating GPA: 3.3

2001
Tennessee Technological University

Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems (MIS)

Dean's List. Graduating GPA: 3.2