Summary of Professional Experience:
Over 16 years experience as a middle management with international
organization combined with computer and Internet skills. Major strength in
team building, interest based problem solving, and my strengths are used with
an open-minded approach to aggressively meet new challenges.
September 2010 - Presentt
Created a Charity Organization Called ITISMY.ORG - To Donate Information Technology related items to Schools in Ethiopia.
Fire Ice Restaurant Chain
September 2003 - 2007
IT Consultant - Supporting company computer systems
Mintz Law Firm,
March 2001 - Present
DeskTop Analyst -
INFOTECH-IT CONSULTANT INC,BUT NOT THE RESEARCH GROUP
IT Professional, July 2000 – 2001
Supporting firms Network system using windows 2000 professional, and windows
2000 server. Maintaining HP printers configuration,
assigning user rights, and troubleshooting. Assisting users
mobile network issues, and providing a quick response in solving computer related user
STATISTICA , Inc.
January 1994 - 1998
Computer Support (1998—2000) – Provided technical support for staff’s under
the direction of system administrator.
Installed service request and installation requests on computer equipment.
Installed hard drives, floppy drives, sound cards, net cards, CD-ROMs, CD- R
and CD-RW, motherboard, and modems for various computer systems. Maintained
and updated database files. Performed nightly backup of exchange server, net
backup, other database backup using windows NT4.0, and Wang Systems.
Developed text / tables / forms / graphic / frame based web pages using HTML.
Team Leader (1995-98) - As a Team Leader in the file room,
supervised ten file clerks in the management and maintenance of two
million files. At this position, I developed and implemented a manual file
tracking methodology and system.
Team Leader for the Diversity Program (1993-95) - Over a period of 6 weeks,
supervised a team of 10 Visa Processing Specialists received ten million visa
applications, data entered 50,000 applications, ran the software to randomly
select applications, notified “winners” of their selection.
As part of NVC leadership training, I learned the functions and worked within
several NVC Units. I acquired knowledge of all department functions and
worked within the Written Correspondence and Pre-screen departments.
Vista Hilton International Hotel, Washington D.C
January 1983 - December 1992
As a Night manager, I managed a 400 room luxury hotel. I developed a night auditing system with LOTUS 1-2-3 software.
The night auditing system saved the hotel the revenue because it no longer
needed a night auditor. My other duties included supervising the front
office, reservation functions, housekeeping, telephone operations, managed
food and beverage departments, and the security staff. I also maintained the
hotel computer operations including system backup/restore, generated hotel
gusts account on a daily bases, and performed other duties as needed.
Inhilco, Inc., One
Two Coffee Shop Supervisor
April 1980—December 1983
Managed two coffee shops that generated revenue of more than one million
dollars. These coffee shops were a concession that served visitors to the World Trade
Center in New York City. Managed a staff of 15 where
I had responsibility for hiring, annual reviews, and other supervisory
functions. In addition, I managed the Observation Deck on top of the World Trade Center
serving international and local visitors.
B. S., Computer Information System, New
Hampshire College 1996 - Present
Computer Information Systems, Strayer
Coursework, Hotel Administration, Cornell
Business Administration, Jersey City State College
Professional and/or Technical Training:
Software: WordPerfect, Lotus 1-2-3, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and
Language: COBOL 1 and 2, Basic, C1 and C2, Visual Basic, and HTML.
Application Programs: dBase III Plus, DBMS, ORACLE, and SQL
Windows 3.1, 95, 98, NT4.0, 2000, XP, Server 2000 and 2003.
Linux such as Red hat, and MAC.
and Wireless network setup for small business for all kind of computers(such as linux, and Mac). Ability to setup Remote software to connect to home or office computers to access and manage files from any where.
Pocket PC(all brand name), Palm, and Blackberry for all vendors.
NAC - National Agency Check
Languages: Amharic, English, and understand
in Tokyo Japan
and traveled through Far East, Africa, and Europe.