I have 24yrs experience in the Computer Hardware / Software Industry. Prior to joining Port of Seattle I was a Computer Analysis at The Boeing Company working at Plant II AWACS for many years. I also worked at Ingersoll Rand Kent WA., and taught Computer (summer) Classes at South Seattle Community College. In 1986 earned two Degrees a AAS Degree Electronics Technology / AAS Degree Computer Technology from Griffin College of Seattle Graduated Cum Laude as well a continuing on to receive BS Computer Science Degree in 1991 from University of Washington and MS Computer Applications-Technology from University of Washington in 2007. Being a positive role model and working in the communities is what I enjoy doing. Thank you Dr.Gilda Sheppard for being that role model for me to progress on to Graduate School to reach towards PhD Degree. Helping one person might not change the world, but it could change the world for one person.