Professional Organizations / Affiliations :
~ S.M.P.T.E., S.B.E., F.M.P.T.A., I.T.V.A., A.E.S., also seated as a Board Member in the capacity of Director of Telecommunications & Database Administrator for M.U.G.O.O.
~ 2nd Chief Engineer / Coconut Grove Facility - BVI Inc. - Broadcast Video Productions Inc. and Deep Blue Sea Night Chief Engineer directly supporting ALL departments and responding to ALL equipment malfuctions and post-production needs. Interfacing with appropriate internal Managers to schedule Service needs, at times completing these tasks myself. Meet with Clients and Sales Team members to evaluate technical requirements and present my recommendations. Implemented changes to raise the efficiency of the Engineering Dept. Created spreadsheets, databases to track jobs/clients, their needs, costing and cost of sale per and revenue generated per service. Verified status and quality of all Digital work. Researched software updates and incompatabilities, created, organized and managed procedures for all digital work to include: All content capture Mpeg and QuickTime creation or conversion, cuts only editing, layback and CD rom/DVD creation. Also heavily involved with internal and external Networking and file distribution to clients ftp and other means . Installed and integrated only Sony HD Vialta Telecine in South East to existing equipment.
~ INSIDE SALES MANAGER / Small Systems Division Design & Engineering Coordinator - ISLAND SYSTEMS & DESIGN. Brought on board to organize and manage the Sales Dept. Implemented many changes to raise the efficiency level of the Sales Dept. and the Organization in whole . Managed the entire Sales Order process: insured complete accuracy of Quotes and all information of Orders, reconciled with Inventory/Warehouse stock for shipping. Researched and created new Shipping Charges chart. Verified status of open, closed, canceled Quotes, Sales Orders and Invoices. Created many spreadsheets, databases and reports to track customers, their needs, products, prices, quotes, sales, revenue generated per, job costing and cost of sale all to coincide with the P&L.; Verified proper commissions & credit to Sales Staff with Accounting Dept. Interfaced with appropriate internal Managers to schedule Labor, rack configuration or Service needs, at times completing these tasks myself. Supported outside Sales Team West coast & Corporate/East Coast Offices with System design and Engineering and Product recommendations. Drafted single-line and Functionals, Rack Configurations, Connector pin-out diagrams. Met with Customers and outside Sales Team members to evaluate technical requirements and present my recommendations. Directly supported and responded to ALL equipment and post-installation needs of ALL Hard Rock Cafes World Wide.
~ FACILITIES AUDIO/VIDEO/COMPUTER SYSTEMS ENGINEER and TECHNICIAN - Tribune New Media Development Center formally known as Tribune Interactive Network Services of Tribune Entertainment and Tribune Media Services at The Orlando Sentinel. Integral member in the installation of both the original facility and the expansion to accommodate the 24hr. NewsChannel; CFN13, on TimeWarnerCable. Operation of and debugging of Tektronix Profiles and MC2100, Vela Research MPEG Compressors, E.T.C. PRO and GOLD Editors, Sony Switcher and DME and all fiber optics, CAT5 network, RS232, 422 and IR control, and phone cabling. Responsible for maintenance of entire facility to include remote broadcast bullpen via fiber optics. Special Research project jointly with The Orlando Sentinel and Time Warner s FULL SERVICE NETWORK. Duties also include operation as Videographer, Audio mixer, Floor Director, Teleprompter, Cuts Editor, Network Administration, Shipping/Receiving/Purchasing Clerk, Q.C. and Master Control Operator, Switcher Operator, Phone Guru and Cable Master, not to mention preparing and creating all CAD drawings and documentation for facility, Up/Down Link Feeds from WFTV ch9, WCPX ch6 via fiber optics and down links of our own. Duties also include support of Orlando Sentinel Online OSO in America OnLine with Administrative SysOp privileges for Q.C. ing of upload and download library files and general interface operations and design. Also all Macintosh support for Destination Florida, a KnightRidder/Tribune jointly owned L.L.C. Live and Rehearsed. and including a little of everything else listed below!
~ FREELANCE VIDEO ENGINEER - For both The Orlando Magic and The Orlando Centroplex in 95 - 96
~ FACILITIES AUDIO ENGINEER - Century III, including maintenance of Warren Film & Sound with experience as bench tech, ADR tech/editor, Dialogue Editor, Sound Effects Posting Editor, Audio Post Mix Editor, Q.C. finals prior to broadcast, installed all ISDN, phone and CAT5 network lines - mixed and operated "Media Tour" via satellite of MeatLoaf for "On The Scene Productions." Other responsibilities included: Fiber Optic Network - build & install new lines, troubleshoot, upkeep and patch existing lines. Integral member in installation of Digital Serial Component Edit Suite Sony equipment and software. Upkeep of Synclavier & Post Pro Systems. Installation & upkeep of ProDisk systems 2 , built an audio suite in two days including all snakes & patchbays. Built custom cables: DB9, 15 & HD, 25, 50, XLR 3, 4, 5 pin , TT specialty adapter cables. Assisted in many VYVX & Satellite links. Refab soundstage for "The NEWZ," install EDIFLEX for "Captiva," install Avid for "SeaQuest" and involved in all aspects of production of early episodes of "Fortune Hunter." Upkeep of all Macintosh computers and peripherals on site. Interaction with clients was a commonality. Live and Rehearsed.
~ SYSTEMS TECH and DEMONSTRATOR of MEDIA 100, Soft Image, Montage III to include delivery, set-up, training and/or troubleshooting and repair of computers, broadcast equipment, and also shipping/receiving for VideoCentral.
~ HIGH END COMPUTER/VIDEO Q.C. Inspection - Total Audio Visual Services. Responsible for check out and maintenance of all video and computer rental gear.
~ HOUSE, BROADCAST and/or MONITOR ENGINEER, REPAIR TECH - Carpenter s Home Church. Responsible for mix of 96 inputs including vocals and orchestra both contemporary and classic. Live.
~ AUDIO ENGINEER / Systems Tech, reconfigure and setup system, operate system for Broadway style shows several times daily aboard CROWN Cruise Lines "MONARCH." Live.
~ AUDIO TECHNICIAN, Audio Engineer, Tape Machine Operator, Cameraman, and Grip on several PSA s, Commercials, Music Videos, and even a Movie short by Firesign Theater.
~ SOUND DESIGNER, and SOUND EFFECTS EDITOR - assisted in the Digital Audio POST PRODUCTION of an episode of the "Simpson s," and the above mentioned spots.
~ HOUSE ENGINEER - CREATION 92, MONITOR ENGINEER / SYSTEMS TECH - CORNERSTONE 92. Outdoor Festival, week long, 68 full bands, dual 48 input Yamaha PM 3000 s. LIVE.
~ ASSISTANT ENGINEER on Nine PRO DEMO Recordings, and several Live/Simulcast Festival Events.
~ ROAD TECHNICIAN - Performed ALL duties including Load In & Out, System Interfacing, Rigging, PAR focusing, and system troubleshooting for numerous artist s including: STRYPER, PETRA, WhiteCross, Leon Patillo, Kim Hill, Adrian Belew, Quest, Phil Keaggy, Phil Driscol, DC Talk, Newsboys, Larry Howard, Rick Adams and local bands also. Live.
~ WIRING TECHNICIAN - Of a 6 console 32 in. each Audio/Video posting workstation studio including the System Interface, a 24 in. Soundcraft/ProDisk Studio and ALL wiring for "Post Impressions Studios," FL.
~ PROFESSIONAL ELECTRONIC TECHNICIAN - Owner/Operator - TEAM VETA, Dickson City, Pennsylvania 1982 - 1990, Subcontracting business consisted of maintenance of all electronics and appliances including work for such companies as: SEARS, TRANE, GRUMMAN AEROSPACE- Electronics Division and also two security systems installation companies; VIGIL TECH, and "Top Installer" for PENN ARGUS where I worked in numerous U.S. ARMY Depots.
Military : TOP SECRET Security Clearance
~ Honorable Discharge - 1986 - U.S. ARMY ~ E-4, MOS 15D, LANCE Missile Crew Member
~ Telecommunications - TACSAT operator ~ Expert Qualified Sniper - M16/M1, M2
~ Expert - ALL Hand Arms / Grenades ~ Expert - Hand to Hand Combat
~ Certificate - 1996
Completion of both Adult and Infant C.P.R. training, Red Cross/Florida Hospital
~ Certificate - 1996
Completion of Lamaze & Childbirth Preparedness, Florida Hospital
~ Certificate - 1995
Completion of Myers - Briggs Type Indication Course for Management
~ Graduate - 1995 - G.P.A. 3.9
Bachelor s Degree Equivalent in Theology - Florida Theological Seminary
~ Certified - 1992
OpenWater SCUBA - NAUI National Association of Underwater Instructors , Tampa, FL
~ Graduate - 1991 - G.P.A. 3.9
Associates Degree - Recording Arts - FULL SAIL Ctr. f/t Recording Arts - Winter Park, FL
~ Graduate - 1984 - G.P.A. 3.8 - Received A+ Certification
Associates Degree - Electronics Engineering - DeVry Technical Institute - Woodbridge, NJ
~ Graduate - 1982 - G.P.A. 3.9
Diploma - Advanced Studies - Mid-Valley High School - Throop, PA
Hands On Experience
With The Following Equipment:
~ Audio Consoles:
Neve VR Series 60x48 flying faders and total recall
Solid State Logic 6000E 48x32 fully automated with total recall
Sony MXP 390, 2016, 3036, and Mackie 1604, 24 & 32 by 8bus
Neotek Elan, Soundcraft 800 series, SoundTracs studio and ConcertSound series
Yamaha PM 4000, 3000 and 2800, 2404, 1200 live sound consoles
~ Audio Recorders:
New England Digital Synclavier and Direct to Disk Post Pro System
Otari ProDisk 464 and Otari MTR 100 24-track, MTR 12, MX 80 and 55
Studer A800 24-track and Studer A 80, Sony DASH 3324/3348, and miniDisc
NAGRA - most all, including the new Digital model
~ Signal Processing:
Lexicon, DBX, Drawmer, AMS, Yamaha, Klark-Teknik, T.C. Electronics, Rane,
B.A.S.E., Roland, B.B.E., Brooke Siren, A/D/A, Urei, Korg, Aphex, Teletronix.
~ Midi Equipment:
Macintosh, Yamaha, Korg, Roland, Akai, Opcode, Mark of the Unicorn, Studio 3.
~ Video Consoles and Editors:
Ampex Vista Video Switcher, DSC Illusion Digital Video Effects Unit
Chyron RGU-2 and Maxine! Character Generator and other systems
G.V.G. 300 and others on up the line to the Tektronix MC2100
Sony 6000, 9000, 3000, 2000 series switchers and DVE/DME s
Editing Technologies Ensemble PRO and GOLD
IMIX, Media 100, Montage, Tektronix Profile PROLINK
~ VideoTape Machines:
Tektronix Profile - all configurations
Ampex VPR 6, 1" machines with TBC 7 s, Ampex Beta SP Studio player/recorder
Sony VO 9800 3/4" SP player/recorder and DIGI BETA s
Sony VO 9000 3/4" SP VTR S
Panasonic Digital 640 & 750 Series, Any and All SVHS and VHS machines
Sony VO-4800, 5800, 7000, 95, 96, 9650 field 3/4" recorder
Sony VO-8800 3/4" SP field recorders with time code
Sony VP-6800 Beta SP
~ Cameras and Film:
Ikegami 730-A with Studio/Field configuration, 4-14:1 Fujinon lenses.
Ampex CVR-507 Beta SP Camcorder with time code.
Sony DXC 325 and 537 and 637 with up to 55 ENG Lens
Sony M7, VX1000 and also Hi8 and others
JVC & Panasonic F250 and 300 series and Digital 200 & 700 cameras
DP 4:2:2, Rank-Cintel, MagnaTech
~ Certificate of Achievement - Tribune Information Systems - for the research, development, design, technical writing and presentation "with an ease of understanding unparalleled" of a training guide on the use of an AMX automation and control system in a multimedia capable Corporate Conference Room.
Mr. Dana Roun
Mr. Chad Barbay
Mr. James Groves
Mr. Paul Velez
Mr. Joe Graziano
Mr. James Lamb
Pastor Bill Waters
Pastor Thomas F. Chambers
Mr. Bob Spangler
Mr. Max Kirkland
Mr. Tom Gallagher
Mr. Dave Wilson- former V.P. Engineering at