About Me

U.S. Navy: 1987 - 1993

Aviation Electronics Technician,

EA-6B Maintained and repaired sophisticated avionics on Naval Aircraft in a high paced atmosphere on flight decks and air craft carriers Awards: Sailor of the Month, November 1989, August 1992; Sailor of the Quarter, 2nd Qtr 1989; Letter of Commendation from Rear Admiral D.P. March in April 1992 Held secret security clearance




University of Denver: 1993 - 1997

English Literature; Philosophy; Latin; Japanese

EA-6B English Literature Philosophy





First Trust Corporation: 1998 - 2008

Relationship Manager/Transfer Agent

Developed and maintained business relationships with financial advisors and planners having multi-million dollar trust accounts and large client bases Responsible for advisors' complex trust accounts and wide variety of assets Directed the trades and the movement of assets between brokerage firms, exchanges, and mutual funds Detected and corrected inaccuracies in the administration and registration of trust account assets Awards: Employee of the Year, out of 800 employees, in 2001, for creating an Microsoft Access program, on my own time, that combined three databases and created scalability.

Business Analyst/Technical Support, March 2002 - October 2004

Provided Analyst and Technical support to external and internal clients Acted as liaison between business units and Information Technology department Analyzed a business unit's needs and researched technological solutions to resolve those needs Proposed business cases to request resources to implement software projects

Database Programmer/Report Writer, October 2004 - May 2008

Developed databases to automate processes, create scalability, and develop new technological solutions. Evaluated potential solutions to programming hurdles then programmed databases to resolve the hurdle Used data mining tools and programming languages to mine complex databases Received requests from directors, executives, managers, marketing, legal, and business units requesting data Created reports to translate complex data into an end user report Wrote documentation describing or concerning databases




University of Denver: 1993 - 1997

English Literature; Philosophy; Latin; Japanese

EA-6B English Literature Philosophy