Interests and Expertise

The following are my primary areas of interest with qualifications and experience. There is a separate page for each interest. Related projects for each area can by found in the Projects section.

UPDATE summary from each page.


Accounting and Management

Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting

Graduated Summa cum laude from UT Tyler

Qualified to sit for the CPA exam


Business foundation and written Communications, computer savvy. Proficient in Windows, Office, including Excel, system and software maintenance

Tax Accounting: Individual Tax Accounting and Planning expertise from a tax internship and 5 years of volunteer tax counseling in VITA and Tax-Aide.

Extended research and publication of the book Education Tax Credits....

Topics of special study: financial planning including Tax Planning, retirement planning.


Management and Financial Accounting: A lifetime of assistance to management and recordkeeping functions. Supervised or managed printing operations, warehouse, and shipping. Development of order processing systems and procedures, inventory control, and .. Knowledgeable about Quickbooks, ..

Computer expertise (See ..)

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Information Technology

Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems

Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting

Graduated Summa cum laude from UT Tyler



W ith 30+ years of experience working with personal computers, broad understanding.... focus on business operations






Technical Support: PrintSmith, etc.

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Graphic Design and Photography

Adobe Certified Expert, Photoshop
Adobe Certified Expert, InDesign

word processing/desktop publishing
Adobe InDesign, QuarkXPress, Microsoft Publisher, Microsoft Works, Microsoft Word, Pagemaker, Blackbeard, microEMACS, PFE, PFS: First Publisher, utility editors. Edited newsletters for East Texas Wheelers and Walkers, East Texas Disc Golf, Amen.

page layout
Design and layout of stationery, forms, publications, promotional literature, etc. Edited various organization newsletters. Adobe InDesign, QuarkXPress, Pagemaker, Microsoft Word, Works, Publisher. Page layout for Patriot Talon (UT Tyler student newspaper).

Digital photography and image processing.

Paint, Easy Picture, Photo Editor, Photoshop, Illustrator, others.


Posts (from Blog)

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Writing and Presentation

I've written manuals for SwiftBBS, Echobase, and other programs, have had selected material published in magazines (PC Magazine) and newsletters. Edited, distributed electronic newsletter FamilyNews during 1993 and 1994. Also write articles on other subjects.

  • Poetry
  • College News writing / Editorial
  • Program Documentation
  • Help files
  • Office Manuals, instructional blogging
  • Personal periodicals (ETDGA, Wheelin, FamilyNews, Tyler Computer Club)
  • Research (Ed Credit, school projects)
  • Books (Ed Credit)
  • Blogging (Consolidated in Switched Keys) - prior blogs
  • Article publication
  • Proof-reading

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Other Skills

Graphic Arts

offset printing
Heidelberg KORD, GTOZ (2 color), Solna 125 (18x25), Roberts & Porter H-136 (25x37), Multilith 1250, 1850, A B Dick 360, 385, 8815, 9810++ 9840++, 9850, 9870++, Chief 15, 17, Davidson 221, 700, Ryobi 2800++, A B Dick 1200 envelope feeder. (++ with Townsend T-51.)

Agfa-Gevaert Repromaster 2000, Robertson 432, (verticals), Argyle horizontal. Line negatives, halftones, and PMTs. Itek 12-18, 430 direct image platemakers.

Layouts, masking, color separations, plates.

stock & bindery
Champion, Polar (programmable), other paper cutters; O & M, Baumfolder, Dexter and many other folders, including buckle feed & up to 16 page signatures; Didde Glaser Speed Klect, A B Dick 25 bin collator, manual & automatic stitchers, drills, round corner, perforator, padding machine, general bindery.

Meihle vertical V-50, Chandler & Price, and Kluge.