MBA, Management Avila University:
Kansas City, Missouri: 2002
BS, Economics: Texas A&M University: College Station, Texas: 1983
Academy of Management
American Economic Association
Presented papers at conferences in the USA, Italy, South Africa, Singapore,
Portugal, Australia, Netherlands, France, Germany and Great Britain.
Written several papers & books
Published numerous papers on the topic of software development, maintenance
Academy of Management Conferences 2002 - present and
Southern Management Association 2004 - present.
Review and provide technical comments for McGraw Hill Textbooks on a variety
of topics from Information Systems, eCommerce, so on and so forth. Books
are used primarily as textbooks at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Provided technical review for books published by Que publishing, IEEE
Computers Society, and The Academy of Management.
Provide seminars for graduate and undergraduate students studying Computer
Science and Managing Information Systems at the University of Minho (Portugal),
of Rome, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven and University of Texas El Paso.
Conducted corporate seminars in the USA and numerous other countries.
Experience teaching both MBA's, undergraduates and executive management.
Taught graduate level statistics, microeconomic analysis, ecommerce
and applied psychology. Developed online courses.
Theater, Film Making, Downhill Skiing.
Longstreet Consulting Inc
1994 - Present
Developed an international software consulting company.
Consulted with over 75 organizations, corporations and government entities.
Advise executive management on proper strategic directions for their IT
departments. Work directly with executive management to assist implementing
measurement programs to manage internal employee s and contractors. Developed
numerous estimating models used by IT management. Implement measurement
and project management methods to better manage and communicate status
to executive management. Assist organizations to evaluate costs and benefits
of developing new software applications, maintaining existing software
applications and moving to e-commerce applications. Developed several
Develop and market multimedia training software products
sold globally via traditional and e-commerce. Consult with organizations
in the USA, Italy, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Germany, Singapore, Australia,
Mexico and other locations.
Review and analyze functional specifications written
by corporations in a variety of formats (including traditional, Use Case,
UML, Rational, OO, and others). Developed estimates for a variety of projects
written for different platforms with different software languages. Created
estimates based upon very limited information. Provide specific guidance
on software estimating and software best practices. Develop detail project
plans for both new and rewrite of software applications. Provide on site
training courses. Familiar with several software languages and environments
including, Macromedia (DreamWeaver, Flash and Fireworks), Microsoft FrontPage,
Demoshield, VBA applied to MS Excel and MS Word, Web and Windows development.
Manager: Sprint Corporation
Provided direction to both functional and technical teams
responsible for developing and maintaining Sprint Local and Long distance
billing software applications. Managed software teams of variety sizes
up to 100 individuals. Successfully implemented major modifications to
very large billing information systems. Implemented measurements and project
management methods to better manage and communicate status to senior management.
Started first software measurement program at Sprint/United.