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Independent Contractor, Currently with Century 21 1st Place Realty

Performed real estate salesperson duties in one of Boise's premiere real estate companies.  

  • Created and maintained an elaborate website that utilized a content resource management (CRM) system known as DotNetNuke to promote myself.  
  • Negotiated real estate contracts for buyers and sellers
  • Promoted real estate in print advertisement and online media channels
  • Produced a "Tour of Boise" video that has been viewed more than 16,000 times on YouTube
  • Used screencasting software to create educational videos
  • Utilized email and text message marketing


Goliath Enterprises

Owned and operated several complimentary businesses as a general contractor, including  landscaping, sprinkler/irrigation, and property maintenance and management.

  • Managed and maintained a 26,000 sq. ft. strip mall in Eagle Idaho
    • Hiring and coordination of sub-contractors 
    • Building and lawn maintenance
    • Rent collection
    • Budgeting and reporting
    • Accounting/Quickbooks
    • Tenant dispute resolutions
    • Delinquent account collections
    • Lease negotiations
  • Owned and operated a commercial Lawn mowing and maintenance business
    • Operated commercial-duty lawn mowing equipment
    • Supervised employees who operated lawn mowing equipment and performed building maintenance tasks
    • Performed mechanical repairs on all equipment
    • Performed accounting tasks
  • Owned and operated a landscaping  and irrigation/sprinkler installation business
    • Large caliper tree planting
    • Excavation
    • Fine grading
    • Site cleanup
    • Sprinkler installation and repair
    • Sprinkler winterizations
    • Tree and shrub pruning
    • Lawn and tree fertilization


Baldwin Enterprises

I directed business ventures and managed businesses owned by Donald Baldwin, former president of Micron Semiconductor Products.  Those ventures included the following:

  • Mountain X Stream sports (formerly Medley sports), a sporting goods and power sports business in McCall, Idaho, employing over a dozen employees
  • Valley Rentals, a construction equipment rental business located in McCall Idaho

As the manager of Baldwin Enterprises, I  did the following:

  • I installed and configured a server-client computer system running Windows NT based point of sale software for the sporting goods and power sports business.  I installed the cabling and all network hardware for the system.
  • I modernized the point of sale system from manual entry to a barcode scanner system.  I purchased, installed, and configured all hardware and software, including printers and scanners.  
  • I supervised the activities of the sporting goods, power sports, and equipment rental managers.  
  • I provided weekly reports to the owner

Electronics Technician

MCI Worldcom

While with MCI worldcom, I assisted customers with computer and printer troubleshooting and repair via telephone.

  • Troubleshooting of Hewlett Packard printers
  • Troubleshooting of Hewlett Packard computers

Used Equipment Marketing

Western States Equipment

I served as a used equipment marketing and sales person.  I performed the following duties:

  • Sales of used construction equipment
  • Print media marketing and advertising
  • Internet marketing and advertising (In its infancy at this time)
  • Computer support
  • Electronic Photo distribution
    • In the days prior to the internet and digital cameras, I devised a way to scan photos and load them on salesperson laptop computers

Forestry Technician

United States Forest Service

I performed fire and fuels duties at the Selway Ranger district in the Nez Perce National Forest.  Those duties included the following:

  • Forest fire suppression
  • Controlled burning of forest land
  • Tree thinning
  • Trail construction
  • Tree Felling
  • Chainsaw and vehicle repair
  • Helicopter sling loading

During my time with the Forest Service I received two promotions and became a fire crew leader, leading 4-6 crew members.  I was a member of a district fire fighting team that was sent throughout the Western United States.  I saved the ranger district thousands of dollars by serving as a chainsaw and vehicle mechanic, going far beyond my job description as a Fire Fighter.  I received several commendations for service while in their employ.  


Sep 1988May 1994

Bachelor of Business Administration

Boise State University

Here are a few highlights of my time at Boise State

  • Marketing Major
  • Honors English 
  • Member of Pi Sigma Epsilon, the professional sales and marketing fraternity.
  • I served as a marketing intern at Micron PC in Nampa


Real Estate Sales
Personal Computer Technician
I performed troubleshooting of personal computer issues via telephone and walked buyers through fixes for computer issues when possible.  Alternatively, I diagnosed computer hardware issues and either sent out parts for self-installations or gave customers shipping/drop-off locations to get their computers repaired.  I am proficient with both the Windows and Apple operating systems.
Printer Technician
Troubleshooting of Hewlett Packard Brand ink jet printers via telephone.
Equipment Operator


Ed Weaver

Ed is a pastor of a church I attended for about 10 years.  He is familiar with my volunteer work for the church and can serve as a character reference.

Nick Cracolice

Nick is a fellow realtor and can speak to my work ethic and professionalism.

John Hildreth

I have performed part time construction work for John over the last six years or so.  I originally employed John for a short time when I owned a landscaping and excavation business.



Pi Sigma Epsilon

-During College I was an active member of Pi Sigma Epsilon, the professional sales and marketing fraternity.  One of our fundraising projects was to conduct a survey for Boise Urban Stages (The BUS).