Over twenty years of business experience, ten in business management
Seven years teaching experience (classroom and
online) at the undergraduate level in Spanish
Teaching experience (classroom and online) at the
undergraduate level in religion, and Internet programming.
- Teaching experience at the doctoral level (Erskine Theological Seminary)
in the field of cross-cultural studies
My business experience spans a number of industries,
Pharmaceuticals (three Fortune 500 companies)
Intraocular lens implants (during their
Clinical chemistry analyzers (Smith Kline)
Banking management software (for the credit union
Management of software development (for the
electrical wholesale industry)
Software development (for religious and
theological research, and for non-profit charitable concerns, including the
United Bible Society)
- Web development and management in numerous fields for a variety of
My business management experience includes:
President of a non-profit organization with
healthcare and educational outreaches in Honduras. During this time I founded
a private elementary school in Catacamas, Honduras (which currently serves
about 250 students) and initiated a rural medical service that now serves much
of eastern Honduras.
Executive director of a medical and educational
outreach in the Dominican Republic.
President of two firms in the field of software
development: one for biblical and theological research (developing products
for the American Bible Society and for the Latin American Bible Society) and
the other for enterprise level management systems for the electrical wholesale
industry (among our clients was Stuart C. Irby Co.
was at that time the 18th largest electrical wholesaler in the nation).
Manager/owner of an ISP (Internet Service
Provider) service in NW Florida, and for seven years the Web site developer
and webmaster for a graduate school in Memphis, Tennessee.
Business consultant for an Amarillo based
non-profit organization (Christian Relief Fund) — produced a 50 page
institutional business review for the board of directors.
- Business consultant and manager of a manufacturing facility in Trujillo,
Honduras, with approximately 100 employees.
Other business experience, some of it brief, includes:
Life insurance sales (Metropolitan Life)
Sales representative for Quip Systems (owned by
Exxon Corp.) - one of the pioneers in the development of the fax machine -
before most people knew what a fax machine was.
Sales and logistics for Transport Americas, an
air cargo firm in Puerto Rico.
Dispatcher and forklift operator for Griffin &
Brand, a large produce firm in SW Texas.
Account Executive for WBBH-TV, an NBC affiliate
in Ft. Myers, FL, where I also worked part-time in program direction, video
production, news photography, on-air promos, and on-camera commercials for
several of my clients, including J. C. Penny.
Directed student recruitment for Southern
Christian University from 1984-86.
Professional musician for University Club,
University of Alabama.
- Member of the Speakers Bureau for CIBA Pharmaceutical Company and for the
Florida Heart Association (received numerous awards from both).
The above business experience includes residency in six different countries
in Latin America: