My professional experience
I’ve worked as a schoolteacher, journalist, entrepreneur, and IT technologist – in multiple industries, large and small businesses.
I'll be a representative you can be proud of:
- Born and raised in Louisville (Highlands and Jeffersontown).
- Seneca High School, 1964
- B.A., Stetson University, 1968, political science, economics, and history
- Schoolteacher (and JCTA member), Jefferson County Schools, 1968, 1971
- Vietnam Veteran, Army, 1969-70
- Computer Programmer, General Electric Appliance Park, 1972-76.
- Founder and Publisher, The Fern Creek Neighbor (community newspaper), 1976-86.
- Software Developer, The Coca-Cola Company, Atlanta, 1986-91.
- UPI wire correspondent, and radio-TV producer, 1990s
- Business analyst, software developer, IT consultant (30 years)
- Resident of Louisville's Portland neighborhood (6 years)
Some of My Non-Profit Service:
- Fern Creek Community Association – president (1980s)
- Leadership Louisville, class of 1982
- Project Lake Worth (FL), board member, 1990s (Background)
- WXBH-LP Community Radio, co-director and station manager, 2006-10
- The Brick House (a community center dedicated to encouraging young people to be self-reliant) – board member & officer, 2006-10
- Kentucky Open Source Society – advocating open source software – founder/organizer, 2006-present
- LVL1 Hackerspace, charter member, 2010-14
- Portland Now, 2013-present