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Summary

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! (http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewSoftware?id=290765007&mt=8).

Work experience

Jun 1996Present

President

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 (http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewSoftware?id=290765007&mt=8) is the #7 Travel App on Apples iTunes App Store. We also specialize in the development of Facebook applications, such as: LinkedIn Contacts (http://apps.facebook.com/ssmlinkedin/) Spitball (http://apps.facebook.com/searsarrivalsitball/) Start! Walking (http://apps.facebook.com/ahastart/)

Jul 1995Jun 1996

Consultant

Absolute Management, Inc
Custom Software Project Management & Custom Software Development.
Dec 1989Jul 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.
19911994

Adjunct Faculty

Nashville State Tech
Taught C Language Programming and Advanced Microcomputer Concepts.
Mar 1988Dec 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 1987Feb 1988

Consultant

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

Actuarial Student

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

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Education

19801985

B.S.

Minors in History, English, Computer Science, and Physics.
19811983

Mathematics

Western Kentucky University
Undergraduate work in Mathematics.
19771980

Diploma

DuPont High
AP Math, AP English