Work History

Work History
Oct 2006 - Oct 2009

Technology Specialist, Chief of Security and Safety

Association Shambhala
  • Updated webpage, wiki and email applications.
  • Coordinated or assisted with residential programs ranging in length from four days to one month.
  • Supported 20 computer on a wired and wireless network, 2 servers.
  • Increased web page rank and visibility in Google.
  • Created online shared calendars, and staff web portal.
Sep 2000 - Oct 2006

Web and Multimedia Manager

Center for International Rehabilitation
  • Managed and designed the construction of a multilingual, e-learning/networking website.
  • Developed the technology for medical and rehabilitative e-learning courses for use in Bosnia, Central America and Afghanistan.
  • Trained new computer users how to use computer and the web in El Salvador, Guatemala and Bosnia.
  • Collaborated in research for a tele-medicine program for use in rural low-bandwidth location which is now being used by doctors.
  • Co-led a workshop in Latin America for leaders in tele-medicine.
  • Created dozens of videos for use with training materials used in courses.
Sep 1999 - Jan 2000

Video Editing Internship

Black Cat Production
This was the first hands-on experience working professionally in the film world.
1997 - 1999

Film Work Aide

Columbia College Chicago
My first opportunity supporting the future Spielbergs and Coppolas of the world.

Skills

Skills

Windows

Apple support

Unix

Setting up workstations, server applications, networks, troubleshooting, security.

Summary

I am an advocate of the shoe-string budget. I help small organizations utilize available technology to get your message out to the world.

Projects

2008 Program Coordinator, month-long residential program - St Yrieix sous Aixe, France

2007 Book Tour Support - Munich and Marburg, Germany

2007 Instructor - month-long residential program - St Yrieix sous Aixe, France

2006 Photographer for Feast of Fools live podcast from Apple Store, Chicago, IL 

2005 Video producer/photographer CIR-Whirlwind Wheelchair study in Kabul, Afghanistan

2004 Rapporteur/Presenter for Tele-Medicine – State of Art Conference, Mexico City, Mexico

2003 Technical Coordinator for distance learning program - Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina

2001 Presentation: E-learning in Central America - 3rd Annual WebCT Conference - Vancouver, BC.

2001 Trainer for distance learning program - Managua, Nicaragua

2001 Train the trainer - San Salvador, El Salvador; Guatemala City, Guatemala

2000 Big Screen Opening Credits - Chicago, IL

Education

Education
1996 - 2000

BA

Columbia College Chicago
Film school prepared me for flexibility, ingenuity and a great amount of "real world" problem solving. During that time, I graduated with Honors, was on the Deans List, and worked as writing tutor.