Resume

Summary/Objective
Summa Cum Laude graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, holding a 3.95 GPA, and recognized for dedication and excellence. I am also the proud recipient of the PACAF Maintenance Professional of the Year Award during my service in the United States Air Force, highlighting my exceptional technical skills and troubleshooting abilities. Proficient in 3D modeling using Autodesk Maya and Inventor, I have a portfolio of over 35 models on Sketchfab.com, which complements my keen attention to detail. I am poised to apply my creative expertise to contribute to innovative projects.
Education
Bachelor of Science in Information Technologies
Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, New Hampshire | Graduated in 2020, Summa Cum Laude
Program Description:
  • Developed expertise in leveraging technology to innovate practices, products, and processes within organizations of all sizes.
  • Acquired a well-rounded skill set combining technical proficiency, business acumen, effective communication, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Gained the capability to analyze complex computing problems, design and implement computing-based solutions, and evaluate outcomes in alignment with program disciplines.
  • Demonstrated effective communication skills across various professional contexts.
  • Exhibited ethical and legal awareness in computing practices.
  • Collaborated seamlessly within teams and demonstrated leadership qualities when needed.
  • Proficiently identified and assessed user needs, integrating them into the creation, evaluation, and administration of computing-based systems.
Program Outcomes:
  • Analytical Ability: Developed the capability to analyze intricate computing problems and apply principles of computing and related disciplines to devise effective solutions.
  • Solution Design and Implementation: Proficiently designed, implemented, and evaluated computing-based solutions to meet specific requirements within the program’s domain.
  • Effective Communication: Demonstrated effective communication skills in a variety of professional settings.
  • Ethical Decision-Making: Recognized professional responsibilities and made informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles.
  • Team Collaboration: Successfully functioned as both a team member and leader in activities pertinent to the program’s discipline.
  • User-Centered Approach: Identified and analyzed user needs, incorporating them into the selection, creation, integration, evaluation, and administration of computing-based systems.
  • Additional Coursework: Completed several elective courses in Interactive Entertainment Design and Development as part of the Information Technology program.
Course Highlights:
  • Computer Platform Technologies
  • Fundamentals of Information Technology
  • Web Site Design
  • Foundation in Application Development
  • Human Factors in Information Technology
  • Business System Design/Analysis
  • Database Design and Management
  • Program Management in Information Technology
  • Cyberlaw and Ethics
  • IT Communications
  • Network and Telecommunication Management
  • Object-Oriented Analysis/Design
  • Cybersecurity and Information Assurance
  • Advanced System Information Design
  • Advanced System Information Implementation
  • 3D Modeling
  • Several Video Game Design and Development Electives
  • Information Technology and Digital Games
  • Design of Virtual Game Environment
  • Digital Game Development
  • Interactive Animation
Associate in Arts (AA) Degree
Pasco-Hernando State College, Wesley Chapel, Florida | Graduated in 2014
United States Air Force Avionics Training Certificate
Denver, Colorado
Completed the rigorous 1197-hour United States Air Force Integrated Avionics Computerized Test Station and Component Specialist training curriculum successfully.
Specific Courses:
  • Logic Circuit Analysis
  • Digital Interfacing
  • Wave Generation/Shaping
  • Transmitter/Receiver Systems
  • Basic Electronic Principles
  • Solid State Principles
  • Principles of ATLAS Programming
  • Principles of Computer Systems
  • Digital Computer Fundamentals
  • Integrated Avionics Systems
  • Manual Test Station Operation
  • Avionics Maintenance Management
Employment
Mechanical Design Specialist and 3D Modeler
Independent Contractor | Innovative Technologies, Ashland Ohio; MaxiPak, Medina, Ohio; AccuChart, Florida | 2023 – Present
  • Utilized advanced skills in 3D modeling, development, and design, leveraging AutoDesk Maya expertise to quickly master AutoDesk Inventor for the development, design, redesign, and enhancement of pharmaceutical machines and after-market device upgrades.
  • Systematically revised and completed approximately 80% of existing parts, ensuring alignment with testing and QA standards, showcasing meticulous attention to detail and profound design comprehension.
  • Pioneered the iterative design and development of the (NDA redacted unit name) aftermarket attachment, enhancing the pill packaging process, leading to successful testing and readiness for production.
  • Collaborated with cross-functional teams to seamlessly integrate design improvements, contributing significantly to project success.
  • Worked within an environment backed by 17 international patents, showcasing a commitment to innovation and playing a crucial role in protecting the company’s intellectual property.
House Remodeling and Renovation Specialist
Private Projects, Ohio | 2021 – 2023
  • Successfully planned, managed, and executed comprehensive home remodeling projects, including framing, roofing, electrical system upgrades, and kitchen remodeling, drawing from previous experience as the owner and manager of a marine construction company with 15 employees.
  • Implemented advanced lighting solutions, including attic wiring, ceiling fans, fluorescent lighting in the garage, and recessed lighting in the kitchen and closets, improving overall functionality and ambiance.
  • Enhanced and improved electrical infrastructure with electrical outlets, GFCI circuits, and switches.
  • Installed and maintained advanced security features, including motion sensor lights, to ensure the safety and peace of mind of property occupants, prioritizing both aesthetics and security in every project.
  • Designed and built elaborate decks and pergolas, creating inviting environments for homeowners.
  • Conducted extensive exterior landscaping, transforming outdoor spaces into visually appealing and functional areas.
  • Designed and installed customized window shutters, enhancing both aesthetics and energy efficiency while providing a unique touch to each project.
Published Author and Creative Collaborator
Mansfield, Ohio | 2022 – 2023
  • Initiated and significantly contributed to the creation of “Oscar’s Dreamy Adventures,” a children’s book available on Amazon.com. Played an integral role in both the illustration and writing of the story, showcasing artistic and storytelling skills.
  • Offered expertise in logo design, advertising strategies, and business expansion concepts, drawing from prior experience as a small business owner with a hands-on approach to management.
Third-Party Manufacturers Product Representative
CROSSMARK – Tampa Bay, Florida; Mansfield, Ohio | 2006 – 2009, 2011 – 2017 (Tampa), 2019 – 2020 (Mansfield)
  • Represented numerous major consumer brands, including Kimberly-Clark, Johnson & Johnson, Glidden, Kraft Foods, Land O’Lakes, Beckett Collectables, AMC, Chobani, Dole, Colgate, Duracell, General Mills, Kikkoman, Newman’s Own, Oberta, and more.
  • Independently operated as a field representative and worked remotely from home, covering the Tampa Bay area (2006 – 2009, 2011 – 2017) and Mansfield, Ohio (2019 – 2020), with no office-based reporting requirements.
  • Collaborated with Crossmark headquarters in Plano, Texas, to coordinate and support various initiatives.
  • Managed various tasks, including inventory verification, in-store marketing materials placement, product education for retail employees, meetings with store management to promote and order products, and providing insights as requested by manufacturers.
  • Utilized electronic devices such as handheld phones, tablets, and computer systems to receive work assignments and complete reports for manufacturers.
  • Serviced a wide range of retail establishments, including Walmart, Sam’s Club, Publix, Walgreens, CVS, and independently-owned stores, maintaining strong relationships with these clients.
Technology Operations Manager
Power Learning Systems & National Low Voltage Contractors Association | Wesley Chapel, Florida 2007 – 2011
  • Oversaw and managed technology projects within the company, ensuring successful implementation and adherence to timelines.
  • Developed, customized, and maintained the LowVoltageTalk forum, accommodating over 50,000 members and facilitating knowledge exchange.
  • Developed a searchable online database consolidating information from all 50 states’ licensing boards/departments, unifying non-uniform data into searchable fields.
  • Implemented a user-friendly interface on the NLVCA website, enabling visitors to search for contractors by various criteria enhancing user experience and facilitating contractor searches.
  • Designed user-friendly layouts and integrated trade publications, fostering community interaction and networking among contractors and industry professionals.
  • Expanded the National Low Voltage Contractors Association (NLVCA) online presence by creating, optimizing, and managing websites, including TheVoltageKing e-commerce site, LowVoltageTalk forum, and NLVCA association website.
  • Integrated e-commerce functionality, merchant accounts, and credit card processing centers such as Authorize.Net, streamlining the purchasing process for training materials.
  • Created engaging Learning Management System (LMS) content using Adobe Captivate, providing contractors with effective exam preparation materials.
  • Organized and cataloged a vast array of industry and government books, manuals, guides, and training materials, optimizing their presentation on TheVoltageKing e-commerce website.
  • Designed and implemented a library-style organization system to facilitate efficient retrieval of purchased materials by staff.
  • Engineered an automated system for seamless integration with shipping providers like USPS, UPS, and FedEx, enabling the automatic generation of necessary forms and labels for order fulfillment, including invoices, shipping labels, and packing slips.
Co-Owner and Manager
Mantaray Marine Construction, Land O’Lakes, Florida | 2003 – 2007
  • Co-founded and managed Mantaray Marine Construction, a successful marine construction company specializing in waterfront property development.
  • Oversaw a team of 15 employees, ensuring seamless operations and timely project completion.
  • Managed project logistics, budgeting, and resource allocation, optimizing efficiency and profitability.
  • Collaborated with clients to design and execute various marine construction projects, including seawall installations, dock construction, and boat lift installations.
  • Coordinated with local authorities and regulatory bodies to secure permits and ensure compliance with environmental regulations.
  • Established strong relationships with suppliers and negotiated favorable contracts, contributing to cost-effective project execution.
  • Maintained a high standard of safety and quality control, resulting in a stellar reputation within the local marine construction industry.
United States Air Force Avionics Technician (F-16 Fighter Jets)
Denver, Colorado
Completed the rigorous 1197-hour United States Air Force Integrated Avionics Computerized Test Station and Component Specialist training curriculum successfully.
  • Inspected, serviced, maintained, troubleshot, and repaired avionics within line-replaceable units (LRU) using both computerized and manual test equipment. My expertise allowed me to diagnose and troubleshoot malfunctions in electrical and electronic components, utilizing advanced knowledge to identify the location and extent of equipment faults.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in repairing avionics equipment by expertly adjusting, aligning, repairing, or replacing defective components, ensuring optimal functionality and safety.
  • Maintained and preserved electrical/electronic components and aircraft instruments in pristine condition, contributing to mission success.
  • Utilized advanced Test, Measurement, and Diagnostic Equipment (TMDE) Test Program Sets (TPS) and Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals (IETM) to determine the cause and location of malfunctions, the extent of faults, and the category of maintenance required.
  • Conducted comprehensive inspections, servicing, maintenance, and troubleshooting of aircraft batteries, AC and DC power generation, conversion and distribution systems, as well as the electrical control and indication functions of all airframe systems.
  • Applied my expertise in repairing amplifier and logic circuits, microwave equipment, servomechanisms, radio frequency circuits, video displays, and power supply circuits, ensuring precision and reliability.
  • Seamlessly replaced assembly components using a wide range of hand tools, soldering devices, electronic instruments, and computerized test stations.
  • Planned and organized integrated avionics equipment assembly, calibration, repair, modification, and maintenance activities, ensuring efficiency and compliance with rigorous standards.
  • Collaborated with supply, operations, and other support activities to enhance procedures, resolve technical problems, and improve maintenance processes.
  • Utilized automated maintenance systems proficiently, inputting, validating, and analyzing data to ensure seamless operations and efficiently clearing and closing out completed maintenance discrepancies.
  • Supervised and conducted thorough aircraft, engine, and component inspections, expertly interpreting inspection findings and determining the adequacy of corrective actions.
  • Managed stock for the repair of aircraft avionics equipment, maintaining meticulous records to ensure accurate inventory management.
  • Showcased exceptional problem-solving abilities and continuously contributed to the enhancement of maintenance methods and techniques, promoting mission success and safety. My dedication to excellence was recognized with the prestigious PACAF United States Air Force Maintenance Professional of the Year Award.