Kevin H. Feeley
812 Northwestern Ave.
Ames, Iowa 50010
USDA-ARS, Ames, Iowa - IT Support Specialist
September 2009 - Present
Lead Developer at Soybase.org
Technical Advisor to Legume Information Systems
Charter Member with USDA-ARS AgBioData Initiative
Coach House Gifts, Ames, Iowa - Software Developer
March 2007 - October 2007
At Coach House Gifts I worked as a software developer and database developer. I developed custom software for Point Of Sale systems, including software enable a web based application to control computer peripherals, such as a cash drawer and a bar code scanner.
DBA Kevin H. Feeley Technical Services, Grand Junction, Iowa - Owner
December 2001 - September 2009
As the Owner/Operator of this home-based business I focused on PHP development, graphic design, web design and Content Management System projects for clients. Clients projects exposed me to a range of challenges including Natural Language Processing and machine code interpretation for the graphical rendering of embroidery patterns for client preview.
Toons/LemCo Productions, Inc., Kelley, Iowa - Technical Support and Outside Sales
December 2005 - July 2006
Toons, the Cartoon Newspaper, is a perennial favorite in Ames, Iowa, both on and off the Iowa State University campus. At Toons I provided technical services such as server construction and installation, employee training, purchasing recommendations and addressing security and troubleshooting issues as needed. As well, I develop the marketing materials used by outside sales personnel, various other graphic design projects, marketing development and outside sales.
Beacon Microcenter, Ames, Iowa - Senior Network Engineer
August 2001 - October 2001
As the Senior Network Engineer at the Ames, Iowa location I was responsible for maintaining client relations, addressing client technical requirements and developing new client proposals.
VARmint Systems, LLC., Ames, Iowa - Leading Partner
December 2000 - June 2001
As a Leading Partner in this multi-tenant high-speed Internet installation firm I was responsible for developing a workable business model, developing a marketing strategy and marketing materials, vendor relations, outside sales and technical development of tools and solutions needed for implementation of DSL and Wireless technologies in a variety of settings.
Casbar Communications, Ames, Iowa - Network Design Specialist
October 2000 - December 2000
As the Network Design Specialist for this Wi-Fi startup in Ames, Iowa I was responsible for developing a business model, project management, network design, location audits and the technical aspects of various business and sales proposals.
ANE, Johnston, Iowa - Senior Network Engineer
April 2000 - October 2000
As a Senior Network Engineer for this network support contract firm in Johnston, Iowa I took on a broad client base. During my tenure with ANE I was involved with network design, large-scale network migration, advanced network design implementation, security and systems audits, development of technical aspects of sales proposals, and ensuring maximum up-time for a customer base residing heavily in the financial sector and health care sector. I also acted as a liaison between clients and various vendors such as telecommunications providers, financial services wholesalers and major software producers.
Hamilton Business College, Urbandale, Iowa - MCSE Course Instructor
May 2000 - July 2000
I instructed Network Essentials and Windows 95/98 coursework in the MCSE preparation program in Urbandale, Iowa.
Beacon Microcenter, West Des Moines, Iowa - PC Bench Technician
November 1999 - December 1999
As the PC Bench Technician at the West Des Moines operation I was given the opportunity to gain great volumes of hands-on experience with a wide variety of desktops, laptops and printers. Tasks ranged from simple upgrades of hardware and software to data-recovery operations.
DBA Wombat Productions, Grand Junction, Iowa - Owner
April 1997 - October 2000
As Owner/Operator of this home-based business I provided technical support contract services to a wide variety of clientele ranging from individuals in need to house-call technical support to major manufacturing operations in need to systems migration.
OMNI Internet/Iowalink.com, Des Moines, Iowa - Network Administrator
August 1998 - November 1999
As the network administrator for this Des Moines, Iowa based ISP, I was responsible for the day to day maintenance of a small group of Microsoft Windows Servers. Often I was called upon to develop web pages for various purposes, both internal and external. In addition to this, I was also responsible for fielding incoming support and new-user calls, and for guiding these customers through various installation, configuration and troubleshooting procedures.
Imagination Unlimited, Inc., Ames, Iowa - President and CEO
December 1995 - August 1998
As the President and CEO of this Ames, Iowa based web design firm I developed the business model and directed the day to day operations. As well as general operations based duties, I was also responsible for deciding upon technology purchases and maintaining our Windows Server systems to ensure maximum uptime.