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1981–1985 Bryant College Smithfield, RI
Master of Business Administration Courses
Academic standing: Honors, GPA 3.88
1972 ‐1976 Rhode Island School of Design Providence, RI
Bachelor of Architecture, 1976
Bachelor of Fine Arts, 1975
1971‐1972 University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, WI
Independent Energy Consultant Programmer /
Providence Housing Authority (PHA) 2009 – Present
PHA - Programmer / Alternative Energy Manager
- Developed Energy Analysis Tools that extract data from different HUD programs, normalize dissimilar data field types and provide comprehensive reports that allow a visual understanding of energy consumption. This program is available to authorized users through an intranet web interface. Languages: MySQL, PHP, JQuery and CSS
Recommended Alternative Energy Solutions based upon energy usage, projected fuel costs savings. Wrote a grant that was funded for a 22 unit Elderly Housing facility. The unit is in its 2nd year of operation.
- Prepare maps utilizing ArcView with data from any number of programs for a spatial representation of information. This is a spatial analysis tool that integrates with databases, MS Office programs along with PHP, .NET, Adobe Air and other languages for diverse reporting options
- Developed and implemented many web based applications to centralize data from disparate non index-able programs. Languages for Data Extract: PHP, MySQL utilizing Regex
Independent Web Application Programmer and Consultant for Solar Simulations
1994 to 2007 City of Providence Providence, RI
Database Programmer / Webmaster
Webmaster / Developer for the successful City of Providence Web Site
Designed and launched ProvidenceRI.com in April of 1996. The biggest question was “why?”, the second was “what is the World Wide Web?”
Our first month we had 30,000 hits and 12 years later we have leveled off at an average 2.5 million hits monthly.
ProvidenceRI.com has spun off many websites and now it serves as a portal to all City Services, six of the sites were developed and are supported by me
Responsible for development of customized Content Management System
Web site has received praise from individuals around the World
Received positive press from the Providence Journal "City Stars in Cyberspace"
Yearly, since 2005 I have taught PHP and MySql at the annual conference of the National Association of Government Webmasters. Last class review of my instruction was 4.8 out of 5.
Knowledgeable in PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, and Java
Pioneered with the State of RI, a project to deliver coordinated RSS feeds from all online databases. Our feeds were developed in Perl. The project is now known as “REX” and it’s ongoing mission is to deliver “a complete, one-stop, portal to serve both RI Government and local municipalities”
Developed a database in 1994 to track Economic Development projects and loans. I am pleased to say that this database has been in use daily since. It is now the oldest functioning database in the City of Providence.
Prepared two presentations for the 1999 Annual New England American Planning Association Conference one on GIS needs assessment and the other on the experience of implementing and running a municipal web site
Started web programming on a SCO Unix box. Familiar with the vi editor and crontab
1992–1994 Providence Plan Housing Corporation Providence, RI
Director of Construction Services / Operations Manager
Developed user-friendly Databases to track Departmental Projects.
Responsible for inter-agency coordination of housing improvement programs, including guidelines, scheduling, implementation and tracking
Provide translation of data between mainframe and PC platforms
1987–1992 The Procaccianti Group Cranston, RI
Construction / Project Manager
Commercial and Residential Construction Manager. Project costs ranging from $600,000 to $8,000,000. Projects delivered on time and within budget. Coordinator for the Day's Hotel construction project
Other Tasks included Estimating, Bidding, and Scheduling with Primavera.
Developed both financial spreadsheets and relational databases for the Real Estate Development Division
1983–1997 Development Services Company Providence, RI
Founded a consulting company to offer services to the Construction and Real Estate Industries
Services included: Construction Management, Real Estate Development Proposals, Estimating and Project Scheduling
Prepared an Urban Development Action Grant (U.D.A.G.) and Section 108 loan for the Day's Hotel. Both Approved for funding.
Construction Manager for two City of Providence Schools. The construction costs were $600,000 each. Delivered on time and within budget.
Consultant to the $120 million dollar Foundry project.
1977–1983 Mayor's Office of Community Development Providence, RI
Director of Special Projects / Environmental Review Officer
Prepared grant proposals
Responsible for Environmental Reviews for all construction related Community Development Block Grants and U.D.A.G. projects.
Introduced first desktop CP/M computer to the Mayor's Office of Community Development with two programs: WordStar and VisiCalc