I have a strong entrepreneurial spirit and enjoy the changes in technology. It is this type of dynamic environment that I thrive in. I work best where job security will be based on my performance. My experience has developed my strengths in these areas: software sales, science education, design engineering, real estate sales, and project management. Through these experiences, I consistently aspire for higher levels of professionalism and accomplishment. I am excited about furthering my career in technology sales.
Oregon Institute of Technology
Mechanical Engineering , Mechanical Engineering
March 1994 - March 1994
Real Estate Broker
Capstone Realty / Keller Williams Realty , Portland
March 2005 - January 2012
Established NW Home Connections LLC in Portland, Oregon to enhance individual sales characteristics. Utilized modern technology to generate and manage: lead generation, transactions coordination, marketing and sales.
Leveraged technical vendors and employed skilled individuals to enhance marketing efforts. Trained employees in marketing techniques and transaction coordination management. Utilized internet marketing techniques to increase internet exposure. These efforts obtained national and international buyers.
Intelesoft Technologies , Lake Oswego
July 2000 - March 2002
Generated commercial sales for software development. Penetrated diverse markets utilizing networking techniques, professional association and sales expositions. Interfaced between overseas software engineers and customers to enhance communications and project coordination.
Contacts included local businesses needing software developers of all levels from desktop development to mainframe securities.
Client Generation Networking
Freightliner Corporation , Portland
November 1998 - July 2000
Designed and implemented new cooling charged air systems for business and commercial class vehicles using CATIA V4 solid modeling design software. Designed specific application packages for commercial vehicles utilizing database management software. Acted in consultative role with vendors, contractors, and liaison engineers to improve process and productivity.
Physics Lab Instructor
Portland State University , Portland
September 1997 - August 1998
Gave lectures and demonstrations, assisted students and graded lab books on lab activities for the Physics lab. Awarded Most Outstanding Lab Instructor for abilities in providing excellent education and presentations to students in a manner that allowed them to learn in non-traditional ways. Emphasized communication and focused on understanding students abilities and learning styles.
Good Samaritan Ministries , Beaverton
July 1997 - March 2005
Created technical manual for publishing and PC applications to improve efficiencies. Implemented two federally funded organizations to provide eleven employees at no cost for organization operations. Persuaded Davis Folding Company to take over entire publication and mailing responsibilities for GSM's international newsletter. Implemented USPS software integration for automatic database updates. The resultant cost savings of these actions was a thirty percent reduction of the department budget.
Further Duties included a 3 year assignment with the Madison House Assignment and Uganda mission.
Temp Control Mechanical , Portland
January 1995 - June 1997
Developed reference materials and drawings for standardized pipe configurations for bidding practices. Responsible for submittals, sheet metal and piping estimates. Assisted in multiple bids for estimating department. Assisted in heat load, gas piping, and tonnage calculations. Assisted in as-build designs, bidding process, submittals, equipment and material call outs.
Project management duties on Widmer fermentation and bottling facility. Construction of the complete brewing process with full expansion to 480,000 gallons brewing capacity.
Assisted in estimating and material acquisition; tracking labor; and coordination with superintendent and senior general foreman on job progress.
Engineering Calculations / Estimating