Curriculum Vitae

Employment History

Detroit Tigers April 2019 – Present
Comerica Park
Detroit, Michigan

Crowd Manager

  • Screen guests entering into the ballpark for items banned by the Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, the City of Detroit and/or the State of Michigan.
  • Provide information about the ballpark and surrounding attractions to guests.
  • Protect valuable assets of the Detroit Tigers.
  • Clear and secure facility after events.

 

GREENBAX DESiGN April 2002 – Present
24271 Manistee
Oak Park, Michigan 48237

Owner
Web Designer
Web Developer
Webmaster

  • Help small-to-medium sized businesses, organizations and individuals develop a web presence.
  • Built web hosting infrastructure for own Web Design/Hosting firm using OpenSUSE Linux for HTTP/HTTPS web serving, network file storage, DNS,  printing, and firewall.
  • Use WordPress running on OpenSUSE Linux versions of Apache, MariaDB and PHP.
  • Develop content for blog and website.
  • Expert using Adobe Photoshop and Microsoft Office suite of products.

 

Lifetouch NSS May 2003 – February 2018
1107 N. Crooks Rd
Royal Oak, Michigan 48067

Senior Sports Photographer

  • Photograph area high school and middle school athletic teams and individuals, candid photos of athletic contests and commencements, and prom, homecoming and senior outdoor portraits.
  • Earned honors for Excellence in Senior Portrait Photography for 2003-2004 and 2005-2006 school years and Excellence in Special Events Photography for school years 2003-2011.
  • Use Nikon D300 and D700 digital cameras, Nikon SB-800 flash units, Bronica medium format film camera and Norman and Photogenic Powerlight flash units.
  • Manage territory website using WordPress.
  • Oversee training of new sports photography hires.
  • Frame senior composites.

 

Oakland Community College August 2015 – April 2016
27055 Orchard Lake Road
Farmington Hills, Michigan 48334

Supplemental Instructor

  • Help tutor college students enrolled in macroeconomics and microeconomics classes taught by Dr Julie Seiler at the Orchard Ridge campus.
  • Lead study groups before and after class, helping to raise student grade point level by up to a full grade point.

 

Magna Chek, Inc. December 2007 – July 2008
32701 Edward St
Madison Heights, Michigan 48071

IT Manager

  • Managed all corporate network resources, utilizing the Microsoft and Symantec suite of products including Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Standard, 2000 Server, Exchange 2003 and XP Professional, and Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0, Security Gateway 5420 and Veritas Backup Exec.
  • Documented all networked and non-networked assets used for the communication of information, allowing for more efficient administration and support.
  • Administrated corporate phone and web-enabled camera systems and security keypad access.

 

Ideal Technology Solutions, Inc. US January 1997 – December 2001
1024 N. Campbell Rd
Royal Oak, Michigan 48067

Senior Security Engineer
Network Engineer
Network Administrator
Computer Technician

  • Engineered, implemented and managed networked servers, firewalls and security for multiple clients in a fast-paced environment.
  • Earned numerous certifications including Novell Master Certified Network Engineer and Check Point Certified Security Engineer.
  • Designed and implemented security team website for firewall build standards documentation, increasing efficiency and improving quality and consistency.
  • Implemented Check Point FireWall-1 for companies such as Inergy Automotive, Fischer Automotive, Oakland County Community Mental Health, Code Alarm and PGAM. Duties included Solaris installation and hardening, Check Point installation, Security policy creation, VPN tunnel creation (if ANX-connected.), and physical implementation of hardware.
  • Managed Check Point FireWall-1 for companies such as Allegiance LLC, Bowne & Co., UAW, Nemak, Uniko and Citizens Bank. Duties included Solaris administration and security patch application, Check Point rule base modifications, routing modifications and firewall troubleshooting. Occasional Cisco router troubleshooting.
  • Supported Check Point FireWall-1 for companies such as General Motors, Corrigan Air & Sea Cargo, Delphi Automotive, and Great Lakes Strategies. Duties included Solaris OS, Check Point rule base, VPN tunnel, and firewall troubleshooting. Occasional Cisco router troubleshooting.
  • Implemented NetScreen firewalls for companies such as Great Lakes Wire & Cable, Tapper’s Jewelers, Professional Engineering, Dale Industries and C. F. Stinson. Duties included NetScreen appliance configuration, Access, Policy development, NetScreen OS upgrades and NetScreen-Remote Client VPN configuration and troubleshooting.
  • Stroh Brewing Company – Technical and administrative contact between Stroh Brewing Company and Ideal Technology Solutions. Duties included Novell network server administration and support, network consulting and implementation and migration of new corporate Microsoft servers.
  • Difco Laboratories – Technical and administrative contact between Difco Laboratories and Ideal Technology Solutions. Duties included Novell network server administration and support, WAN connectivity, support of PC and related corporate software and implementation and migration of new corporate Microsoft servers.

 

Visual Services, Inc. May 1995 – December 1996
33000 Capitol
Livonia, Michigan 48150

Freelance Technician

  • Worked on major projects for Cadillac Catera, Dodge Neon, and Oldsmobile Aurora. Duties included procurement and testing of audio/visual, safety and construction equipment for road presentations, loading and unloading of trucks, equipment refurbishment and cataloging.
  • Provided support for presentations given at customers sites such as General Motors headquarters and Oldsmobile’s Vision Center. Duties included delivery and setup of audio/visual and computer equipment, as well as, physical presentations at customer sites.

Papa Romano’s – Delivery
Pizza One – Delivery
Miller Parking Company – Valet
Hitch House – Hitch Installer
Gerlinger Equipment – Warehouse
Bootlegger’s Uptown – DJ
Chicken Shack – Delivery
Simco Auto Parts – Part Separator
Goren Furniture – Furniture Delivery/Mover
Chris Vending – Owner
Detroit Marine Engineering – Drill Press Operator
Somerset Limousine – Detailer
Red Run Golf Course – Caddy
Detroit Free Press – Delivery

Education

Associate in Business Administration
2008 – Winter 2016
GPA 2.642 – 156 credit hours
Oakland Community College
27055 Orchard Lake Road
Farmington Hills, Michigan 48334

Associate in Technological Sciences
2008 – Winter 2016
Oakland Community College
27055 Orchard Lake Road
Farmington Hills, Michigan 48334

Associate in General Studies
2008 – Winter 2016
Oakland Community College
27055 Orchard Lake Road
Farmington Hills, Michigan 48334

Associate in Applied Science
Computer Information Systems – Systems Analysis
Fall 1987 – Winter 2008
GPA 2.642 – 126 credit hours
Oakland Community College
27055 Orchard Lake Road
Farmington Hills, Michigan 48334

High School Diploma
Fall 1983 – Summer 1987
College Preparatory – GPA 2.5
Ferndale High School
881 Pinecrest
Ferndale, Michigan 48220

Professional Qualifications

Certifications

Certified Information Systems Security Professional – License 369533 – January 2011
Certified Check Point Security Engineer – January 2000
Certified Netware Engineer Netware 5 – October 1999
Certified Netware Administrator Netware 5 – October 1999
Master Certified Netware Engineer – Connectivity – June 1999
Master Certified Netware Engineer – Internet/Intranet Solutions – June 1999
Novell Certified Internet Architect – June 1999
Certified Netware Engineer IntraNetware – November 1998
Certified Netware Administrator IntraNetware – June 1998
Certified Netware Administrator Netware 3 – 1996

Computer Skills

Network Administration, Network Engineering, Network Security, Security Policy Development, Security Engineering, Database Design, Web Design, Web Development, Programming, Project Management, Social Media, Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery

Awards

Excellence in Special Event Portrait Photography 2010-2011
Excellence in Special Event Portrait Photography 2008-2009
Excellence in Special Event Portrait Photography 2007-2008
Excellence in Special Event Portrait Photography 2006
Excellence in Senior Portrait Photography 2005-2006
Excellence in Senior Portrait Photography 2003-2004
Dean’s List – Winter 2006
Dean’s List – Fall 2005

Professional Memberships

Associate of ISC2

Interests

Information Technology, Information Systems, Security, Web Development, Web Design, Project Management, Entrepreneurship, Business, Music, Sports, Woodworking, Culinary Arts

Qualifications

  • Proven track record engineering and implementing networking, security and disaster recovery solutions.
  • Superior communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Exceptional technical knowledge. Proficient at learning quickly.
  • Strong background in business requirements and processes.
  • Excellent documentation skills.
  • Highly creative.
  • Natural leader and mentor.