Network and Data Communications Administrator, 1983-1999.

Responsible for PC hardware, software, networking and data communications, implementation and support, and troubleshooting in client/server environments.

Designed, implemented, and managed a Frame Relay Wide Area Network consisting of 650+ PCs in 56 Manufacturer’s Rep offices and 6 worldwide plants with links to the corporate IBM mainframe and 8 Novell and Windows networks.

Implemented an Employee Computer Purchase plan which placed 200+ PCs in the homes of employees.

Established PC User’s Groups which successfully trained employees in PC use.

Expanded the use of distributed processing on PCs through the use of Lotus 1-2-3 , Microsoft Windows and Excel, various financial packages, and migration of functions off mainframe resources to user departments.

Applications include: Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), Computer Aided Drafting (CAD), Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM), Purchasing, Inventory Control, Cost Accounting, Fixed Assets Accounting, Personnel Systems, Payroll, Budgeting, Sales Forecasting, Order Processing, Quotations, and Employee Training.

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