Work Experience


Application developer, systems design and project management.

Extensive experience in logistics, distribution, inventory control and order processing (30 yrs). Most years in grocery distribution with about 4 in medical manufacturing and now over 14 years in local government.

Working for the City of Aurora is exciting because they have MANY more systems and applications than any organization I have worked for.

Specialties: From punch cards to flash drives. Extensive IBM mainframe assembler macro level through Cobol Command level. Then on to PC, server and multilevel systems including a touch of Unix. Broad Visual Basic applications, strong Cold Fusion, ASP and web application experience. Currently working mostly in the Visual Studio C# dot-net and MS-SQL Server world with JQuery, HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript.

Logistics and distribution are specialties with respected skills turning business needs into reliable and operable applications. Available for moonlight contract work.


Programmer / Analyst II

The City of Aurora

– Present (15 years 3 months)

Programmer / analyst / systems design. Working with Cold Fusion, ASP,,, Flash, HTML, DHTML, XML, Dot-net Compact Framework (mobile applications – pocket pc), SQL Server, Informix

(Open)1 honor or award


Software Consulting

– Present (40 years) – Muncie Indiana and Aurora Colorado

Began programming TRS-80’s and APPLE II for education institutions and small businesses in the 70s.

Currently specialize in web based applications, web sites, desktop applications and client / server applications including business analysis, system design, development and deployment.

Director, Secretary, Treasurer

Aurora Public Schools Board of Education

(4 years 1 month)

Elected to K-12 Public School board of education. Served as director, secretary and treasurer during a 4 year term.

Aurora Public Schools Board of Education.

Aurora Public Schools Board of Education.

Vice President

Basetek Inc.

(7 months)

Startup dot-com computer software and consulting company specializing in Versata application development and sub-prime lending applications.

Internal Consultant

The Kroger Company

(8 years)

Started as programmer / analyst in IBM Assembler and Cobol Command level mainframe – the last two years as an internal consultant for new technologies, research and development, prototyping, systems design and programming of client / server systems.

(Open)2 recommendations
  • Jim Wood
    Jim Wood
    COO of ALLURData, Inc.

    Steve was one of the strongest individuals in our IS organization. He was able to work in near all levels of the computing environment – mainframe, servers, pcs, and handhelds. Steve responded well to every challenge and was a key asset for the organization. He held the respect of his managers, peers, and the individuals for whom he provided systems.

    September 12, 2007, Jim managed Steve indirectly at The Kroger Company

  • Ray Wilson
    Ray Wilson
    Financial and IT Management

    Steve did an outstanding job supporting our Warehouse Management system (Assembler), Order Management system (intranet), and many other applications. Steve is always on the cutting edge of technology; attacks his projects with enthusiasm; and delivers high quality/low maintenance products.

    August 19, 2004, Ray managed Steve at The Kroger Company

Senior Programmer Analyst

COBE Laboratories

(5 years 10 months)

Cobol CICS command level mainframe programming, 4GL, pc-basic, systems design and analysis.

Project Manager

Associated Grocers of Colorado

(4 years 4 months)

Project manager over purchasing, warehousing and logistics systems. IBM Assembler – CICS Macro level. Managed team of from 5 to 20 persons.

Programmer II

Marsh Supermarkets

(13 years)Yorktown, Indiana

Started as bag-boy in stores. Worked in stores through many positions including, stock clerk, cashier, produce clerk, meat clerk, deli clerk, non-foods manager, and assistant store manager. Moved through warehousing, inventory control, transportation, warehouse maintenance and Information technology. Mainframe computer – IBM Assembler – Cobol – CICS Macro level