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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

Professional Experience

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 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. 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