Twenty-four years of software project management, software project development, and personnel management experience. I've been a principal in a number of start up companies and understand explicitly the needs of what small businesses need in order to thrive - technology-wise and business-wise. My goal is to assist companies of all sizes reach their potential in delivering efficient, cogent, and on task software systems and services. My current focus is on delivering high profile social networking and iPhone applications, such as Cheap Gas! (

Work experience

Work experience
Jun 1996 - Present


Sumner Systems Management, Inc.

Sumner Systems Management (SSM) is a full-service software services and development firm with an established and lengthy record of success. SSM provides software services consulting, custom web application development and software project management services. We are known for being On Time, On Target, and On Budget. Our Cheap Gas! iPhone Application ( is the #7 Travel App on Apples iTunes App Store. We also specialize in the development of Facebook applications, such as: LinkedIn Contacts ( Spitball ( Start! Walking (

1998 - 1998

Staff Parish Chairman

Hendersonville First United Methodist Church
You can provide a brief description for this position.
Jul 1995 - Jun 1996


Absolute Management, Inc
Custom Software Project Management & Custom Software Development.
Dec 1989 - Jul 1995

Director, Point of Sale Systems

Network Data Corporation
Network Data Corporation provided point of sales software and hardware to the Convenience Store Industry, to companies such as Amarada Hess, Farm Stores, and Citgo.
1991 - 1994

Adjunct Faculty

Nashville State Tech
Taught C Language Programming and Advanced Microcomputer Concepts.
Mar 1988 - Dec 1989

Director, Information Services

TIC Financial Consultants
TIC Financial Consultants provided funds transfer and cash advance services to the trucking industry, utilizing lines of credit and automatic bank drafts to fund fueling operations for over the road drivers.
Apr 1987 - Feb 1988


Computer Services of TN
Custom software development projects in Assembler, BASIC, COBOL, PASCAL, and C; ISAM, and Btrieve databases.
Jun 1985 - Mar 1987

Actuarial Student

American General Life and Accident
Responsible for the quarterly reporting of GAAP and Statutory Reserves of AGLA owned companies.


1980 - 1985


Minors in History, English, Computer Science, and Physics.
1981 - 1983


Western Kentucky University
Undergraduate work in Mathematics.
1977 - 1980


DuPont High
AP Math, AP English