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From Web Design and System Administration to Embedded Electronics and Complex Control Systems with Detailed Workflows, a versatile set of skills are at your disposal.

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Areas of Expertise

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App Development

App Development

Languages include but are not limited to:

ASP.NET, C#.NET, Embedded C, jQuery, JavaScript, PHP, Python, VB.NET, and more.

Web Development

Web Development

Platforms and Content Management Systems include but are not limited to:

WordPress, Joomla!, Drupal, Azure, and static sites on Windows and Linux Hosts. Personal interests in AWS for future projects.

Data Storage

Data Storage

Platforms and methodologies include but are not limited to:

Microsoft SQL Server (2005 thru 2019), MySQL, and flat text files with ancillary interest and projects using Azure SQL and AWS.

System Administration

System Administration

Years of Experience Managing and Deploying systems using:

Microsoft Windows Server (2003-2019), Microsoft Windows (2000-Win 10), Linux, and Mac OS X with Android and iOS devices.

Embedded Electronics

Embedded Electronics

Extensive Experience with:

Microchip PICs, RF and Antenna Design/Approval, Communications Interfaces, self-contained and battery powered devices.

Network Design and Management

Network Design and Management

Managing and Deploying systems for home and SMB use (up to 250 users), both connected and islanded depending on use.
Equipment experience includes Cisco, HP, Ubiquiti, Watchguard, and others.

Project Management

Project Management

Platforms and methodologies, dependent on project type, include but are not limited to:

Agile, Lean, and Waterfall using Microsoft Project, DevOps, Kanban Boards, and manual tracking.

Industrial Automation

Industrial Automation

Managing and Deploying systems using:

Siemens S7 and Unitronics PLCs, evaluated Allen-Bradley and Wago PLCs. HMI Design using Unitronics PLC.

Document and Design Software

Document and Design Software

Regularly utilize:
Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and others), Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Dynamics 365, SharePoint, and Teams along with Smartsheet.

CAD

CAD

Intuitive use of platforms including but not limited to:

Autodesk AutoCAD, Inventor, SOLIDWORKS, and Altium Designer.

Electronics Manufacturing

Electronics Manufacturing

Created and revised numerous Manufacturing SOPs, Program/Calibration/Test Fixtures, and workflows. Approved, Deployed and Streamlined manufacturing at facilities in the USA and in Asia for multiple products.

Educator/Trainer

Educator/Trainer

Designed and distributed multiple types of targeted training materials for topics ranging from sales to manufacturing and implementation. Written, audio, and visual tools were used based on target audience.

Notable Achievements

Some items may not be listed due to IP/Confidentiality restrictions.

Patents and Copyrights

Patents include but are not limited to:
  • ​16/019479 (Pending) – Vehicle Based Fluid Meter Tester
  • 16/424477 (Pending) – Fluid Meter Certification System and Associated A Posteriori Database

Registered Copyrights include but are not limited to:
  • TX0008356730 – MARS M3 Truck Tester
  • TX0008356747 – MARS M3V2 Technical Specification
  • TX0008356823 – MARS Meter Management 2016 Enterprise

Published Works

Numerous photographs have been used in the Fifth Edition of the AWWA M6 Manual, which provides guidelines for the Selection, Installation, Testing, and Maintenance of Water Meters.  

Also included in the Fifth Edition M6 are multiple CAD layouts cited by name – a rarity in such publications.

Licenses and Certifications

Notary Public – State of Florida
(Commission expires 4 Nov 2024)

Memberships

Member of the American Water Works Association (AWWA), an international non-profit society dedicated to the effective management of our most important resource.

Currently Serving on the following AWWA Committees/Subcommittees:

  • Customer Metering Practices
  • Water Loss Control
  • M36, Water Audits and Loss Control Programs
  • M6, Water Meters – Selection, Installation, Testing, and Maintenance

Professional history

Highlights of Chris’ career are shown below.

Today

What’s Next?

I eagerly await my next challenge, whatever it may be.

Today
June 2018

First Patent Applications are Filed

Patent application 16/019479 is filed with the US Patent & Trademark Office.

June 2018
January 2017

First Copyrights are Registered

Numerous works are registered with the U.S. Copyright Office.

January 2017
January 2017

Left HP/MarketSource

Left HP/MarketSource to devote additional time to family, friends, and MARS Company.

January 2017
June 2015

Major Software Project Began

In the works for months, development began on the reimagined software suite that has become a Division of MARS Company itself. After years of feedback, I worked directly with outside developers to make the dream a reality.

June 2015
May 2015

First of Many Trips to China

Working with Contract Manufacturers both domestic and in Asia, this was the first of many trips overseas to train, approve, and release production, among other tasks.

May 2015
September 2012

Additional Roles at MARS Company

Assisted the MARS Team as a Senior AMR/AMI/RF Consultant in addition to other roles. Primary function is new water meter AMR/AMI product conception and design including mission critical software and electronic components, providing end-user turnkey solutions, and assisting MARS Company with product improvement and support for existing water meter Automated Meter Reading and related product lines.

September 2012
January 2012

New Position at MARS Company

Rejoined MARS Company as the Technology Development Manager. Provides conceptual product design proposals and budget estimates to Board of Directors. Works closely with the CEO to create and track against product roadmaps/strategies for concurrent distinct product categories to meet/exceed goals set by the Board of Directors and assure proper execution. Monitors and contracts developers to ensure deliverables are met. Develops and supports various existing and new products, both as the sole designer and in teams. Provides an open and constant channel of communications with sales from marketing to post-sales support. Creates new installation and maintenance teams and all documentation for newly conceived product lines. Proposes new IT strategies and oversees implementation and day to day management/remediation.

January 2012
August 2011

Left MARS Company

Left MARS Company to pursue other interests.

August 2011
August 2007

Started at MARS Company

Joined the MARS Team as the AMR Products Manager. Assisted and directed design, manufacture, and installation of Automated Meter Reading hardware and software. Provided pre and post sales support, including coordinating system installations, training, and AMR system maintenance. Interfaced with the National Sales Manager and distributor network to accelerate AMR sales and support. Routinely assisted other departments such as Customer Service to resolve issues both in the office and on location in the field. Served as IT admin and lead engineer on multiple projects including water meter testing equipment and water meter test bench installations.

August 2007
August 2005

Started at HP/MarketSource

Joined the HP/MarketSource team as an Account Sales Representative. Trained retail associates and management on competitive benefits of HP solutions. Assisted retail stores on the sales floor with sales of HP-based product. Reviewed sales trending and created additional campaigns in-store with retail store managers. Interfaced directly with HP District Sales Managers to promote current sales seasons. Reported local sales activity and feedback to assist with creation of future sales campaigns.

August 2005

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