GPA: 3.78 Graduation Date: May 2013
Profile Honors student with a thirst for knowledge and experience in business, web technologies, and software development. I am currently entering my senior year of the CNS program at Ferris State University and have made the dean’s list each semester I have attended. In my senior year of high school, I started a technology services business, PlzGeek.com, and have been creating websites, repairing computers, and developing/implementing technology solutions since. During high school, I attended the Math Science Technology Center where I spent half the day learning in advanced classes at Ferris State University. During my time at the MSTC, I won the area science fair and participated in the ISEF at Albuquerque New Mexico with a computer science project involving reinforcement learning.
IBM – Software Engineer
May 2013 – Present
IBM – Intern Programmer
June 2012 – August 2012
PlzGeek – Owner
May 2009 – Present
I started a tech company in 2009 with the intent of designing websites and helping people with computer issues. I have built up many business relationships; several of which I regularly do work for; this includes: Morton Township, the Resorts of Tullymore and St. Ives, and the Big Rapids Radio Network. At the beginning of 2013 I released an iPad application for Isabella Bank called “Isabella Kids”. Big Rapids Radio Network Promotions Director May 2008 November 2011
Big Rapids Radio Network – Promotions Director
May 2008 – November 2011
I implemented and helped design several different promotions each year: Big Country Big Auction, Colgate/Texaco Country Showdown, Y102 Boo Bags, FSU Bags, Meijer Night, etc. I was responsible for the roles of promotion director, and other jobs as well. For on-air work, I voiced and produced commercials, board op-ed, broadcasted live on-location, held a weekly time-slot, and filled in for DJs. I also performed technical work, which included troubleshooting, and fixing hardware and software. While at the radio station, I have also created BigRapidsDailyNews.com, which I currently maintain. Each college semester, I was responsible for training and managing at least one intern.
Ferris State University
September 2009 – May 2013
I received my Bachelors Degree with a major in Computer Networks & Systems and a minor in Computer Science. I completed a Senior Design project which utilizes algorithms from OpenCV to detect currency using the camera on an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch or webcam on a desktop computer (OSX, Linux, Windows).
Math Science Technology Center
August 2005 – May 2009
An honors program I attended during high school, which took place at Ferris State University. In the last two years of this program, we attended Ferris classes. This program also had us complete an internship and compete in the areas science fair.
Chippewa Hills High School
August 2005 – May 2009
I attended band all through high school and middle school. Throughout my time in band, I held leadership positions as first chair in concert band and as coordinator in developing my own quartet in my senior year. Also, I attended two semesters of web design, which sparked my interest and would lead me to learn more on my own and start a business.
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