Work History

Work History

Small Business Owner and President

Southpaw Data, LLC

Quadrupled production by designing and developing data entry automation engine for North American Division of premiere web-based retail technology service, ‘Sophia’.  Maintained under contract to IHL, Inc., this service contains over 2.5 million data points.  Work included data entry automation, market research, due diligence, corporate financial research and reporting for premiere retail technology consultants.

May 2008 - Sep 2009

Security Systems Administrator

Pixar Animation Studios

Recently selected as Security Systems Administrator to improve current systems status, develop and implement new, efficient solutions while exploiting full potential of existing systems.  Responsible for overall campus safety and security. Monitor CCTV, fire and burglar systems.  Conduct visitor management, and communications  control. 

2007 - 2008

Director, Product Development and Marketing

Code-Monkeys

Doubled sales and created company’s first residual revenue stream.  Created, designed, and successfully implemented ‘Site-Simian’, Code-Monkeys’ premiere website maintenance service.  This service offered simple and economical website maintenance and a graphic designer reseller program attractive to small businesses.  

Delivered keynote presentations to C-level executives and local Chambers of Commerce.  

2003 - 2005

Security Consultant

Superior Detection Systems

Provided security consultations for residential and commercial properties.  Negotiated and closed alarm monitoring contracts.  Performed product demonstrations; sold and coordinated installation of security systems.

2003 - 2003

Executive / VIP Protection

Managed 30 estate staff.  Responsible for protecting personnel and assets at a 120-acre private estate, auto collection and music studio.  Performed visitor and vendor screening.

1998 - 2003

Deputy Sheriff

Williamson and Maury Counties

Court Security Division: Protected state and county judges.  Performed security checkpoint observation and searched all persons.  Operated magnetometer and CCTV.  Organized sequestered juries.  Transported in-custody defendants.

Transportation Division:  Statewide transportation of prisoners for court appearances, booking, medical calls, rendition/extradition, etc.

Patrol Division: Honored to receive the 2002 Stacey Dale Grissom Humanitarian Award for peaceably resolving potentially violent situations. Highly active in criminal interdiction.  Enforced state laws, protected life and property, responded to various calls for service while patrolling roadways.  Served criminal and civil process. 

School Resource Officer: Selected for this sensitive position in a newly post-Columbine environment. Specialized emergency management preparedness training included hostage rescue, barricaded subject and active shooter/immediate response contingency plans.  Developed lesson plans and taught/moderated classes for students and faculty regarding substance abuse, gang awareness and other legal and school/student safety issues.  Enforced state laws, protected life and property and performed threat assessments.

1996 - 1998

Lead Skip Investigator

Primus Automotive Financial Services

Utilized specialized skip-tracing software and investigation techniques to locate severely delinquent accountholders while managing an additional caseload of semi- delinquent accounts.  Negotiated fees for service, secured company collateral, arranged various sensitive interests to the mutual benefit of the company and customer.

1994 - 1996

Investigator and Undercover Operative

Confidential Management Services

Conducted undercover investigations and interdictions.  Maintained a cover identity and performed a cover job while gaining the confidence of High Value Targets.  Supported local police drug investigations.

Education

Education

Various

Police Academy Salutatorian and Honor Graduate, Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy  1999

National Association of School Resource Officers  1998

Koch Crime Institute, Juvenile Justice  1998

Internal Control School of Private Investigation  1994

Various specialized police and security training and certifications completed through the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, University of Tennessee, University of Florida, and DEA.

Skills

Skills

Systems Proficiencies

Extensive knowledge of Macintosh and Microsoft Operating Systems and all associated productivity software including Mac OS X, iLife, iWork, Microsoft Windows, and  Microsoft Office. Basic web-development application knowledge specializing in Rapidweaver.

Certifications

Certifications

Various

CA and OSHA