Education and Work Experience

  • Work Experience

    Sherman Independent School District           Sherman, TX                   August 2009 - present
      Certified Texas in Texas for Technical Applications, Technology Education and Computer Science
      Technology Application teacher for high school students teaching Java Programming, Web Design, AP Computer Science, Computer Maintenance and Networking, Game Design and Mobile Apps
      Substitute taught classes from Kindergarten through high school for a broad range of subjects including AP classes, Special Education and Special Needs students
       Also acted as substitute for administrative assistants in Sherman High School
    Bed, Bath and Beyond                                     Sherman, TX                   August 2013- Sept 2015
          Sales associate was my primary responsibility but working in a small store I have had other positions including:
             Inventory control
             Receiving clerk
             Bridal Consultant
    Texas Instruments, Inc                                                                              Feb 1988-Aug 2009
        SAP Customer Support Analyst                Plano, TX                         Feb 2003-Feb 2009
    -          Level 1 and level 2 help desk support for SAP Sales and Logistics at Texas Instruments.  
              Business Analyst for new projects insuring stability of planned changes
              User documentation and training for Sales and Logistics functions of SAP software
              Regression and integrated test team member
              Support for Logistics operations including scan guns, remote printers and customs documents printing       
       Manufacturing Planning/Analyst-KFAB    Dallas, TX                          Feb 2000-Feb 2003
    -          Created start plans and output forecasts for Texas Instruments’ R & D factory (KFAB) that was being converted to a production wafer fab.  
             Chemical planning and forecasting,  modeling factory capacity data for what-if scenarios, running of operations meeting daily and responsibility of financial forecasting of raw materials and output for factory.  
              Responsible  for several Manufacturing Specs needed for ISO 9001 certification
              Implemented Silicon Scrap program grossing $1M first year
    -          Responsible for wafer storage and reclamation of silicon scrap.  Supervised 3 clerks.
        Y2K Programmer/Analyst                         Plano, TX                             Dec 1996-Feb 2000
    -          Analyzed, coded, tested and documented Purchasing, Semiconductor Spec  and Semiconductor Planning Systems for Y2K   compliance. 
    -          Team lead for contract staff assigned to project.  
    -          Setup Y2K war room area for the last two weeks of 1999 and the first week of 2000.  TI had no Y2K problems reported.
              Completed 4 year project under budget and ahead of schedule
       Factory Planner – SFAB                            Sherman, TX                        Feb 1994-Dec 1996
    -          Created start and output plans for Texas Instruments’ Analog volume factories.  
    -          Provided financial reporting data for two product lines, including silicon and photomask forecasting.  Supervised two planning  clerks who assisted in raw material planning.  
       Computer Programmer/Business Systems Analyst Semiconductor Planning                                                                                                   Plano, TX                              Feb 1988 – Feb 1994
    -          Created software, tested and debugged mainframe programs in COBOL using IMS and DB2 databases for both online and  batch systems for world-wide supply-demand needs
              Aided in fanning out software from US, to Japan, Europe and Far East factories
    -          Focal point for integrated systems testing, regression testing for interfacing systems and disaster recovery drills.
    -          User meetings, technical documentation, user documentation and training were included in job.  
    -          Acted as SCM (Software Configuration Manager) for a SEI level 4 system insuring software stability and processes followed  accordingly.  
    Insurance Technologies Corporation        Carrollton, TX                       July 1986-Feb 1988                       Created, coded, tested and packaged Pascal software for PCs for small insurance offices that could compare up to 6 non-standard and standard insurance companies rates software ran on computers with 64K of memory including operating system
                Created printed documents required by insurance companies
                Customer support for software installed
    US Dept of Labor, Office of Inspector General-Audit  Dallas, TX         June 1985-Oct 1985                        Created, coded, tested and packaged software on mainframe that was ported to laptops for auditors tracking JTPA costs in the field.  Wrote companion software that would copy the data from the laptops back to the mainframe to complete processing and reports.