Experience and Education

My Graduation Speech

I was honored to be chosen to give a speech at my graduation ceremony. I spoke about living well. The speech nicely sums up my life philosophy.

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Camping Up North Project

Camping Up North is my own website and brain child. The concept is to offer a complete database of all of the public campgrounds – federal, state, county, and municipal – in the states of Wisconsin, and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Future expansions include camping gear reviews, and tutorials and reviews of popular camping hacks. The […]

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Java Projects

I have completed several projects in Java. One project I am particularly proud of is the development of a timekeeping program specialized for domestic violence agencies. This program gave users the ability to designate a grant and an activity for their time. This project entailed designing a database, integrating SQL with Java, designing a GUI, […]

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Microsoft Access Projects

I have used Microsoft Access for a few projects. Two of the projects entailed setting up a database, designing forms, and performing various queries. The third project, which is still ongoing, involved completely designing the database from scratch. I used Microsoft Access for data modeling but the actual database is being built in phpMyAdmin.

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PunMaster website design

One of the more fun projects I have completed is designing a website dedicated to my favorite type of humor – the almighty pun. The site, which had five pages total, was designed completely with HTML and CSS in a text editor.

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Visual Basic Project

At Nicolet College, I took a class in Visual Basic. In this class, I learned the basics. The class culminated in designing a paint program that calculates the total cost of a painting project and determines whether or not the project can be completed under budget.

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Community Involvement

Treasurer, Board of Directors     Tri-County Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault   October 2012 – February 2016 Served on Board of Directors overseeing non-profit agency. Coordinated with bookkeeper to review payroll and accounting transactions. During my time on the board, the agency moved to a new location which involved a major remodeling project.

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Education

Associate of Applied Science  Web Software Developer   Nicolet Area Technical College  December 2018 Studied a variety of programming languages including HTML, CSS, Java, Visual Basic, Javascript, and PHP. Developed proficiency in database fundamentals and MySQL design and queries. Designed Android applications.

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Professional Experience

Web Designer Self-Employed September 2018 – Present Contracted work with Constellation Web Services. Web programming in a variety of languages including PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, HTML, and CSS. Develop applications in the Symfony Framework. Creator and Owner CampingUpNorth.com July 2019-present Developing a comprehensive, searchable database of all public campgrounds in Wisconsin and Michigan’s Upper Penninsula. Designing […]

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