Programming Languages: C, C++, Visual Basic and VBA, HTML.
Database Systems: Experienced in programming and operating databases, expecially using MS Access.
Environments: PC format machines in Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows 3.X, and DOS environments. Some experience with Unix machines and Macintosh.
Internet: Netscape, Internet Explorer, E-mail, Telnet, FTP, other Internet applications. Designed and edited web pages given awards by Lycos and the Education Index.
Applications: Extensive experience in numerous types of PC applications, including common Spreadsheet and Word Processing applications.
Easily learn basic skills in various applications
with minimal training.
Spring 2000 to present: Programmer/Analyst,
Takeda Pharmaceuticals America, Inc.
Responsible for programming custom applications and support of 3rd-party applications.
Worked on initial implementations and upgrades of pharmaceutical applications,
including Clinarium ARISg for drug safety, and Frazier-Williams Impact for Clinical Trials.
Implemented additional reporting capability using Cognos Impromptu. Created and
upgraded custom database and data transfer applications in MS Access and Visual Basic.
Responsible for system configuration, security and trouble-shooting. Conducted system
testing and wrote validation documentation.
Spring 1998 to Spring 2000: Systems Programmer,
Automated Systems Incorporated. Programming in C using National
Instruments CVI/Lab Windows. Programming in iFix Dynamics and VBA.
Responsible for programming GUI for automated
control systems for pharmaceutical manufacturing machinery. Also
responsible for code to communicate with associated testing equipment.
Experienced in entire development lifecycle from writing functional specifications to writing and executing validation tests.
Winter 1998: Access Programmer, through
MSX International for GM Truck Group.
Responsibilities included creating and maintaining Access databases
for personnel and training records, and writing and debugging VBA macros for Excel.
Fall 1996 to Winter 1997: Administrative Assistant, Midwest Environmental
Consultants, Inc. of Michigan. Responsibilities include
editing and preparation of proposals, qualification statements,
and project reports; creating and maintaining databases of
proposal, project and client information; and office management duties.
Summer 1996: Department Secretary, Contracts Department,
Environmental Research Institute of
Michigan. Duties included maintaining databases
of proposals and contracts on an Oracle based system. Also responsible
for various other clerical duties. Position
obtained through Lee Temporaries.
Winter 1996: Receptionist/Data Entry Clerk for
Diehl Auto Parts, through
Olsten Staffing Services. Duties included maintaining
computer databases of car titles, parts inventories, customer orders and customer accounts, and
various bookkeeping and office duties, including answering eight-line phone.
Summer 1993: Secretary at The Gerhardstein
Winter 1993: Office Manager at Keehn Stewart
Executive Search Company, Ann Arbor, Michigan. Duties included
maintaining computer files, correspondence, bills and invoices,
and company and candidate research.
Summer 1984, 1985 and 1986: Receptionist, word processor,
and Data Entry Clerk positions at AT&T, Marine Midland Bank, and others
in Buffalo, New York. Work obtained through temporary service agencies,
including Kelly Services.
Summer 1992. Supervisor under Ken Hirth
(University of Kentucky) of Mexican work crew.
Excavations of an Epiclassic urban center,
in Morelos, Mexico.
Summer 1990. Supervisor under James Payne of student crews
for the Saginaw Valley College Field School.
Surveys, shovel tests, and excavations of Woodland Period sites
in Tobico Marsh, Bay City, Michigan.
Lab Research Assistant:
Summer 1991. Assistant to Gareth Lowe and John Clark
at the New World Archaeological Foundation.
Ceramic analysis of material from Formative period sites,
Summer 1992. Under Michael Smith
(State University of New York at Buffalo).
Survey and surface collections of an Aztec urban center,
Summer 1989. Under Kevin Smith.
Excavations of an early medieval farm site, Haals, Iceland.
Also soil core sampling and phosphorus testing of soil samples.
Summer 1988. Under Professor John O'Shea (University of Michigan).
Excavations at Klarafalva, a Bronze Age site in Hungary.
Also processing of flotation samples.
Summer 1987. Under Mark Aldenderfer (Northwestern University).
Excavations of an Archaic Period site, Asana, Peru.
Summer 1986. University of Arizona's
Grasshopper Pueblo Field School.