Education

Ph. D. (In Progress), General Psychology with Emphasis is Cognition and Instruction – Grand Canyon University
M. A., Teaching and Learning with Technology – Ashford University
B. A., Philosophy – Northern Kentucky University
B. S., Industrial Education – Northern Kentucky University


Courses Taught:

DeVry University
•  Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
•  Computer Applications for Business with Lab
•  Design Fundamentals with Lab
•  Introduction to Humanities
•  Introduction to Psychology

Chatfield College
•  Basic Computers
•  Introduction to Computers

Lincoln College of Technology
•  GED Preparation Course – Math

Brown Mackie College
•  Descriptive Geometry
•  Fastening Systems
•  Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing
•  Multiview Drawing
•  Solid Modeling
•  Technical Drawing


Experience

 
Client/Employer Industry
 
  Engagement
 
National-brand brewery
 
  Wrote & illustrated instructional materials for automated post-fermentation chemical processes & procedures. Wrote & illustrated instructional materials for product quality assurance.
 
Manufacturer of automated case conveyors
 
  Managed technical documentation for over two dozen case-conveyor lines marketed under multiple corporate identities. Generated & updated product manuals, including application guidelines & instructions for installation, operation, maintenance, troubleshooting & spare parts.
 
Manufacturer of automated printing systems
 
  Wrote & illustrated instructional materials for maintaining automated, web-fed, ink-jet, perfector printing systems.
 
Fulfillment center for financial services
 
  Edited preexisting instructional materials. Wrote new process instructions as necessary. Conformed process instructions to formatting standards for integration into content-management system.
 
Manufacturer of CNC machine tools
 
  Edited, wrote & illustrated operation & maintenance manuals for CNC machining centers. Topics included spindle, linear axes, rotary indexing table, tool changer, coolant system, chip conveyor, part & tool measurement system, etc.
 
Manufacturer of drinking fountains & hydrants
 
  Designed, wrote & illustrated data sheets for dozens of drinking fountains & hydrants, including feature overview, recommended specifications, & instructions for installation & maintenance.
 
Manufacturer of paper-making machinery
 
  Generated technical illustrations for operating & maintenance manuals for paper-making machinery. Topics included safety, principles of operation, mechanical controls, etc. Produced reference data on engineering standards.
 
Manufacturer of automated printing presses
 
  Wrote & illustrated operation & maintenance manuals for automated, web-fed, perfector offset printing systems, including safety, mechanical systems, local machine controls & user interfaces on main control console.
 
Manufacturer of modular office furniture
 
  Wrote & illustrated assembly manual for modular office furniture product line.
 
Manufacturer of electronic medical-diagnostic equipment
 
  Generated illustrations for parts manual for device that injects contrast fluid into human blood stream in preparation for MRIs, X-rays, etc. Wrote script files for converting legacy CAD files to new platform.
 
Manufacturer of commercial kitchen equipment
 
  Designed, wrote & illustrated end-to-end assembly manuals for 19 models of commercial ovens, to support relocation of manufacturing operations without transferring personnel.
 
Integrator of manufacturing systems
 
  Provided graphic support for sales & engineering presentations. Generated technical illustrations & renderings of major projects. Edited proposals & project documents.
 
Manufacturer of national-brand consumer products
 
  Produced CAD drawings (fabrication, weldment, assembly & bills of material) for rotary-knife modules for personal-hygeine product line.
 
Manufacturer of commercial-grade architectural & ventilating products
 
  Generated trade advertising & technical literature for complete line of ventilating products. Developed & conducted marketing study to determine buying influences. Designed new products & custom applications.
 
Developer of custom engineered products
 
  Performed drafting (design & detail drawings) for engineering projects including automated packaging machinery, robotic end effectors & ancillary equipment.
 
Manufacturer of commercial-grade steel doors
 
  Generated technical literature for product installation. Generated cut-away illustrations to show comparative features of competitive products.
 
Country Club
 
  Generated posters & fliers to promote club activities. Published annual calendars of club events. Generated newspaper advertisements to support membership campaign.
 

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