2003 – Present
Owner, Sr. Consultant
MacinTek, Redwood Shores & Fallbrook, California Macintosh Based Solutions Consulting and Service
MacinTek provides comprehensive computing solutions to consumers and SOHO clients. From basic computer recommendations to full home/office information infrastructure, including networking. MacinTek’s 28+ years of Mac experience provides clients with intuitive, cost-effective computing solutions to meet each client’s specific needs. MacinTek also provides Cross-Platform and PC-based support for those clients when necessary.
2004 – 2010
Instructor of Macintosh Skills, Mac Lab Maintenance Volunteer Avenidas, Palo Alto Adult School, Palo Alto Unified School District;
Macintosh Systems and Software instruction to Adults and Senior Citizens
Volunteer and paid rudimentary and advanced instruction of Adults in computer technology and applications. System maintenance of Macintosh Lab of 16 iMacs running both Mac OS 9 and OS X.
2000 - 2001
Graphics Production Manager
Delphi Productions, Alameda, California Major Exhibit Design and Production
Develop and manage the internal graphics production department from simple file prep and vinyl cutting to a full- service in-house digital production facility including large format printing and finishing and banner fabrication.
1997 – 2000
Senior Production Designer, Interim Graphics Project Manager/Graphics IS Analyst
Exhibitgroup/Giltspur San Francisco, Fremont, California
Major Exhibit Design and Production
Graphics Preproduction and Design. High-end design, detailing and preparation of digital exhibit graphics. MIS support for Graphic Design, Preproduction and Production departments.
MacOS X, Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 10, Quark Xpress, Adobe Creative Suite, MS Office
PPC-Based Macs, Intel-Based Macs, IBM (Windows) Compatible computers, WiFi & PowerLine Networks, DSL, Cable, Satellite and dial-up internet installations and support, platform integration.
Saint Mary’s College of California, Moraga, California
BA, Psychology. Dean’s Honor List
California State University, Long Beach, California
Major: Art, Journalism
Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, California
Major: Industrial Design, Transportation and Product Design emphasis
Professional & Community Affiliations/Certifications
Member, Fallbrook Chamber of Commerce
Director of Development & Webmaster, Fallbrook Gem & Mineral Society
Member, Fallbrook Vintage Car Club
Member, DeLorean Owners Club
California Clear Adult/Vocation Part Time Teaching Credential, Computer Applications
Apple Certified Support Professional
Certified Member, Apple Consultants Network
Apple Certified Help Desk Specialist
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