Thomas Nowling

Thomas Nowling



Aug 2014 - Dec 2015

CIS Digital Graphics and Design

Fortis Institute

CIS (Computer Information Systems) Digital Graphics and Design

Class valedictorian for the 2014/2015 year with perfect attendance and a G.P.A. of 3.98

Nov 2012 - Aug 2014

CIS Solutions Developer

Fortis Institute

CIS (Computer Information Systems) Programming

Jan 1996 - Nov 1996

West Virginia State College

Studied Music Education for grades K-3.

Nov 1994 - Dec 1995


Charleston Job Corps Center

Trained in WordPerfect, learned basic filing skills, typing and general computer use.  

Was inducted into the National Vocational Technical Honor Society in 1995.

Ran the main switchboard for the Charleston Job Corps Center.

While attending, won first place in the state of West Virginia for a poem.

Work History

Work History
Oct 2015 - Present

Office Max/Office Depot

Sales Consultant

Selling of all types of office supplies, desktop and laptop computers, tablets, printers, furniture, software, etc. We also troubleshoot and fix laptop computers, remote troubleshooting and send out servicing.

Sep 2014 - Dec 2015

Intern IT Assistant

Fortis Institute

Updating, troubleshooting, networking and general maintenance of the institute's computer systems, printers and networks for both software and hardware. This also includes running wire, creating patch cables for Ethernet (RJ-45) use, punch-down boxes and all computer related equipment/parts.

Oct 2011 - Sep 2012


Serafin's Food Market

Cashier, deli and stock.

Jul 2004 - Jun 2011

Photo/Wireless/Electronic Specialist

Wal-Mart Inc.

Developed, edited and processed film and digital prints, aided and maintained both Kodak and HP instant digital print machines, sales of cameras and equipment, took care of inventory on-hands, ordering and supplies.

 Wireless included selling two-year contracts for mobile phones from T-Mobile, Sprint, AT&T and Verizon.  Non-contract phones including Net 10, Tracphone, AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, Straight Talk, Family Mobile and  Boost Mobile.  Aided and troubleshooted phones for customers.

 Worked with and sold LCD/LED TVs, DVD players, computer hardware and software, etc.  Worked with and sold Sony Playstation, Nintendo and Xbox products, both hardware and software.

Mar 1999 - May 2004

Assistant Manager/Manager

Ran Oil Company

Assistant manager at three locations and manager of two locations during the course of five years.  Duties included bookkeeping, money handling, stocking, scheduling, hiring/firing, computer setup for multiple locations for the switch from manual to digital bookkeeping and general maintenance. 

Dec 1998 - Mar 1999


Moser Vending Company

Learned the basics of different vending machines internally, stocked at various locations, collected accumulated funds, loaded and drove a step-van.