Rick Shaddock

Professional Summary:

Frederick "Rick" Shaddock also has a thorough understanding of technical aspects, design, development, and implementation of database and network utility applications. He has experience troubleshooting applications, networks, and hardware. He has designed, developed, and implemented various multi-user and single user database applications. He has taught thousands of US Government and military employees in computer software. He has successfully managed projects involving both network turnkey systems and database application development and implementation.  He has worked on consulting projects worldwide, from Armenia to El Salvador, through the World Bank, and the US Agency for International Development.

Certification:

Microsoft Corporation: Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), Systems Engineer (MCSE), Visual FoxPro, Desktop Support Technician (MSDST)
A+ Certification, CompTIA, 2001, Instructor
ACT! Certified Consultant (ACC), Contact Software, 1993, Symantec, ICC, and ACT! Consultants Association
Crystal Reports Solutions Partner
GoldMine Solutions Partner, 1997 - 2000
SalesLogix Business Partner, 1997
Oracle Small Business Suite, Certified Consultant, 2002
Affliate Partner, NetSuite.com accounting system
Member, National Association of Government Contractors
Founder: Access special interest division of Capital PC User Group
Co-Founder: FoxPro special interest division, FoxProHelp.com
Mensa Society, Member, Founder TMensa.org special interest group

Education:

Part time Faculty: USDA Graduate School, since 1987
    A+ Certification, MS Certification, Access, FoxPro Programming
Part time Faculty: Howard Community College, Maryland, since 2000
    Contact management and Microsoft Office software

PhD Candidate, Education
    Dissertation: Critical Thinking Ability, Open-Mindedness, EEG Coherence
Master of Arts, Education, Maharishi University of Management, Fairfield IA, 1981
    Thesis: Critical Thinking Ability, Open-Mindedness and EEG Coherence, included in MUM's self study for accreditation
Bachelor of Science, Computer Science, Colgate University, Hamilton NY, 1978
American Business Executives course, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs NY, January 1977
Platoon Leaders Class, U.S. Marine Corps, Officer Candidate School, Quantico VA, Honorable Discharge 1974-1976

1983-present. CI Corporation:

TECHNICAL SKILLS AND INTERESTS

Hardware Experience: IBM-PC (compatibles), Apple Macintosh, HP Palmtops, DEC.

Operating Systems, Networks, Frameworks: Microsoft Windows (3.x, 9x, NT ,2000 ,XP, 2003, Vista, 7), VMS, OS/2, MS-DOS, Novell NetWare, Microsoft LAN Manager, Lantastic, AppleTalk, .NET Framework

Programming Languages: Assembly, Xbase (dBase/FoxPro), SQL, MS Visual Basic, Fortran, Java, XML, C#

Programming Tools: Microsoft Visual Studio, Program Version Control System (PVCS), Symantec Cafe, MS SourceSafe (VSS)

Databases: MS-SQL Server, Oracle, Microsoft FoxPro (all versions), MS Access, dBase, FileMaker Pro, Paradox

Spreadsheets: MS Excel, Lotus 1-2-3, Quattro, Symphony, OpenOffice Calc

Presentation, Web & Graphics: MS PowerPoint, Adobe PhotoShop, Crystal Reports, MS FrontPage, MS SharePoint

Word Processors: MS Word, MacWrite, WordPerfect, WordPerfect for Windows, Wang, MultiMate, IBM DisplayWrite, OpenOffice Writer

Contact Managers: ACT!, GoldMine, SalesLogix, Maximizer, Oracle Small Business Suite, Sharkware, Microsoft Dynamics CRM

Communications & Internet: MS Mail, MS Outlook, cc:Mail, Netscape, Internet Explorer, pcAnywhere, Timbuktu, WinFax

Interests: Member of International Association for Cryptologic Research, Founding Board member: Brain Fingerprinting Laboratories

Member: American Educational Research Association (AERA.Net) - Critical Thinking and Open-Mindedness research
                 Foundation for Critical Thinking, member

 

 

 

HONORS

Honor Roll, Maharishi University of Management, Computer Programs and Educational Technology to Develop Logical Reasoning Ability, 1982
Scholarship - summer program for college students at American Management Association
William A. Dunbar College Scholarship