DeVry University
4141 Rockside Drive, Seven Hills, OH 44131
Company Website
Visiting Professor I   (part time contract)
October 2016 to present

  • Participates in a dynamic setting to teach undergraduate students in a variety of degree programs with a blended-learning format (campus/online).
  • Implement and embrace the philosophy, curriculum and course objectives by engaging students.
  • Establishes an environment conducive to student engagement by effectively planning and preparing for classes, responding quickly to student requests for assistance and ensuring that students enjoy a powerful learning experiences.
  • Identifies opportunities to enhance student engagement through collaboration with colleagues who provide academic and professional guidance.
  • Promotes student success by demonstrating a flexible style and exhibit a passion for teaching by devoting time and energy to develop scholarly excellence.
  • Engages with a diverse student body comprised of a variety of ages, cultural backgrounds, ethnicities and academic preparation using a variety of platforms and technology.
  • Fosters a positive learning environment by keeping accurate records, submitting grades on time, and enforcing academic and attendance policies.

Bristol West - Farmers Insurance Group
5990 West Creek Road, Independence, OH 44131
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Application Developer I 

 Farmers Insurance August 2014 to present

  • Codes instructions for computer programs/objects/components.
  • Configures 3rd party packaged software for the environment.
  • Tests and implements all changes to ensure they meet specifications.
  • Documents program logic and flow according to the standard procedures and convention and implements programs according to installation standards and conventions.
  • Quality checks program code, related objects and documentation.
  • Responds to Production Support issues.
  • Works with business as required.
  • Performs final evaluation of packaged software.

TEKsystems, Inc.
5990 W Creek Rd #175, Independence, OH 44131
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Contract position as Web Application Developer
Farmers Insurance
January 2014 to July 2014

  • Help plan, design, develop, test, debug, and deploy highly-available applications using the .NET Framework technology with backend on AS400 system and IBM DB2 and Oracle database technologies.
  • Support of software development efforts and enhancements involving a critical business system.
Contract position as Software Engineer  AmTrust Financial September to December 2013
  • Develop and debug backend code in VB.Net and ASP.NET for quote and policy coverage rating engine for insurance company software web application.
  • Update MS SQL tables and stored procedures in MS SQL Design Studio for rating engine and coverage code.

Codesummit LLC
6909 Royalton Rd #301, Brecksville, OH 44141
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Contract Junior Developer
September 2012 - November 2012

  • Developed web pages and forms in Kentico CMS using HTML and CSS for a major international client.
  • Developed SQL stored procedures in MS SQL Design Studio.
  • Performed back end coding in C# using Visual Studio 2012.

7100 E Pleasant Valley Rd, Independence, OH 44131
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Contract Entry Level Web Developer
Waxman Industries, Inc.
April 2012 to July 2012

  • Troubleshoot and develop code to customize a SharePoint extranet/intranet site to client's requirements using ASP.NET, HTML, CSS, XML, XSL, SharePoint Designer 2010, web parts, lists, and calendars.
  • Develop queries in SQL for database conversion project.

DeVry University
4141 Rockside Road, Seven Hills, OH 44131
Campus Website
Part Time Faculty Assistant / Student Assistant / Tutor
November 2011 - July 2012

  • Greeted visitors and answered general questions.
  • Assisted faculty with lab coverage and grading assignments, tests, labs and other material in algebra, statistics, and various computer science courses.
  • Assisted students through one-on-one tutoring, lab settings and small group studies in algebra, statistics, and various computer science, business and writing courses.
  • Completed other projects and duties as assigned.
  • Worked closely with coworkers to improve tutorial services provided to the students.
  • Interviewed potential Tutors, mentor new tutors.

Prior non-IT related experience includes over 14 years as a Legal Secretary/Assistant/Paralegal and over 30 years as a small business owner, buying, selling, boarding, breeding, training and showing Arabian horses and active in the equine industry at local and regional levels.