My unique and diverse skills, with the ability to manage and communicate, have contributed to my career success.I would like to continue using my talents with an organization that would benefit from my capabilities.
Jul 2000 - Sep 2009
National Deployment Manager
Deployment responsibilities include every facet of a web based application's introduction to Gannett's newspaper and broadcast 100+ market properties. Those aspects include: pre-launch roll out project plans, coordinating discussions with Gannett's ISP, the creation of localized installation instructions, post installation product training and installation audits.
Post introduction of a product to the field, duties included vetting and or triage of technical support issues, collection of market feature enhancements, coordination of expense and revenue allocation and the day to day communications with the vendor.
Aug 1993 - Jul 2000
Various and Numerous
My seven years at the newspaper included numerous positions and projects:
- Token Ring Network Installation & Administrator
- Gannett Eastern Region Email Coordinator
- Assistantto the Controller
- Marketing and Circulation GIS Project Manager
- Budgeting Eyechart Coordinator
- CASSA Regional Trainer
- Computer Assisted Reporting (CAR) Trainer
- The Journal's Initial Online Manager with a staff of five producers and sales representatives
- Special Projects Coordinator
- Employee of the Year 1998
Jul 1988 - Jul 1993
Computer Stuff / Morgan Hill
Sales Representative of new and used IBM and IBM-compatible personal computers, mid range and mainframe hardware. Additional products sold included software and accessories as well as cabling and cabling systems.
Feb 1984 - Aug 1986
Chemical Sales Representative
American Sales Liaison for several Japanese chemical manufacturers. Duties included attending product trials in US polyester plants, the sale and sales forecasting of Mitsubishi Chemical products and the importation of raw materials destined for Mitsubishi affiliates in North America.
Sep 1983 - Jan 1985
Publications & Communications Intern
Involved in the preparation of site internal publications and press communications.
Worked with/on the first personal computers within that IBM division
Feb 1985 - 1986
Coatings Chemistry. Courses related to the science of paints,dyes and other coatings. (non-credit)
Sep 1981 - May 1983
Bachelor of Science
Magna Cum Laude; News Anchor on WPLT
Jul 1982 - Dec 1982
Sep 1979 - May 1981
AAS Accounting and AAS Bus. Adm
Summa Cum Laude Graduate with both degrees is