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Professional Project Managers – a DBA of Breaking Good, LLC. Consists of a group of professionals who have serviced a clientele including multinational firms, small businesses, large businesses, financial institutions, and government institutions.The company was formed in September of 1993 as Kershner & Associates, Inc. Below are positions we have provided to our clients as well as projects we have done over the years. There are many more that are not listed. Contact us for any questions.

UNITED STATES

 

 

Trilinear Corporation

COO/President,  1999 – Oct 1999

Mr. Kershner started working with Trilinear as a consultant and as was made the Chief Technical Officer through Kershner & Associates, Inc. Mr Kershner was then made the President and Chief Operations Officer and provided direction to get their Drivers Data Logger product in a salable position. Managed programmers and engineers and worked on process flow documentation. Company was sold and moved to Saint Louis in October of 1999.

La Vida Llena Retirement Community

CEO/President/Chairman of the Board, 1993 – 2007

Served as a board member and executive committee member until December of 1998. Assumed the CEO/President/Chairman position during a bankruptcy reorganization and re-issuance of  over $47,000,000 of municipal bonds. Guided the 32-acre non-profit full life community with 2 restaurants, skilled nursing, Alzheimer’s and dementia wings back to a solid position.

Intel Corporation

Multinational computer chip manufacturer, Rio Rancho, NM

Tools Installation Business Requirements, 1997–2002

Documented current worldwide tool install cost control business process flow, defined standard business policies and procedures, implemented standard, and recommended tools (i.e. software & systems) to support the standard.

Contact:           Cynthia Hoefer, Cost Administration Manager / (505) 893-3003

Construction Cost Control System (CCPRO Ver 5), 1995–2004

Re-engineering and expansion of cost control system that tracks contracts, change orders, budgets, commitments and payments for the Intel plant expansion project in Ireland.  Generates management reports for tracking, accountability and billing purposes.

Contact:           Eamonn Younge, Senior Cost Engineer / 011-353-1-606-8583

 

Tools Install Cost Control System (Tiims), 1997

Defined business requirements for Tool Install cost controls to reflect current processes, and identified probable processes yet to be performed for worldwide system usage.

Contact:           Cynthia Hoefer, Cost Administration Manager / (505) 893-3003

 

Cost and Commitment Control System (COCO), 1989–2008

Tracked construction cost and commitment progress for project managers.  Installed and operated at Intel facilities worldwide, including New Mexico, Arizona, California, Oregon, Ireland, the Philippines and Malaysia.

Contact:           Cynthia Hoefer, Cost Administration Manager / (505) 893-3003

 

Facilities Work Order Request (FWR) System, 1989–1990

Designed to track the authorization and progress of materials and labor costs for facilities maintenance and expansion projects. 

Contact:           Terry Lawrence, Project Coordinator / (505) 893-1531

University of New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM

EMCS Energy Management System, 2003 – Present

Created VPN to work across the UNM campus LAN to encrypt and provide an open communications platform for the monitoring and controlling of HVAC equipment from a multitude of vendors. System is designed to allow for multiple protocols to be converted to BacNet and statistics captured. Eventual control of the systems tied to calendaring, lighting, security, weather, etc. will lead to considerable savings in energy as well as enhanced security. Designed and created Cold Fusion web based system for tracking all VPN related IP address in all buildings as well as pictures and plans to get to the network closets and mechanical closets. Assisted in bid analysis of vendors of the Front End web based system. Designed and implemented the server ‘farm’ with multiple SQL servers, Web Servers, Firewall/VPN/Routers as well as individual building Firewall/VPN/Routers.

Telecommunications Department, 2000 – 2003

Started documenting procedures and became interim IT department for UNM Telecommunications department. Handled all network functions related to a legacy system and assisted in preparations for moving to a new system. Work on general business process flow and procedure upgrades.

Contact:              Chris Vallejos, Director (505)277-3013

Procurement Card System, 1997–Present

Created interface system, which automatically brings all Visa transactions into the AP software from the Pro Value Services system.

Contact:           Elaine Friestman, Manager / (505) 277-9965

Import Module from Third Party Purchasing Systems, 1997–Present

Created new module to the Accounts Payable system to allow the import of purchasing transactions from multiple third party applications used by different departments throughout the University of New Mexico.

Contact:           Elaine Friestman, Manager / (505) 277-9965

 

Customization of SBT Accounts Payable System, 1989–2004

Customized and developed Accounts Payable System for Accounts Payable Services Department, covering payments for entire university campus, averaging 625 checks per day and over 200,000 transactions per month. Expanded and supported Accounts Payable System.  Created Laser Checks printing program to enhance Accounts Payable System.

Contact:           Elaine Friestman, Manager / (505) 277-9965

Purchasing Office, Port system to foxpro, merge vendor with A/P, 1997 – 2004

Manage converting a ‘employee created’ dbase II purchasing application to Foxpro and update the multi-user functionality. Manage the movement to new shared servers with the Accounts Payable department and develop methodology to share vendor files. Design methods to support new SBA requirements for reporting.

Contact :Bruce Cherrin (505)277-1740

Development Office, Wide Area Network Support, 1995–Present

Established sole source agreements to provide on‑site network support.  Installed NetWare IP for wide area connection to campus network. Supplied Internet access and end-user assistance to laptops for conventions. Assisted on NT WEB server setups and WEB page design.

Contact:           Ed Sengel / (505) 277‑9628

 

Cashiering Project, Project Management, Systems Design, 1994–1995

Took over existing project and managed to successful completion.  The project entailed creating a full registration system with bi‑directional feeds from mainframe accounting systems.  The system was written in Visual Basic with Access as the database.  The database was later ported to Oracle due to record locking and speed considerations.  When we were assigned to the project, it was assessed to be failing.  At the end of the project, we received awards from other universities for the design and implementation.

Contact:           LaDene Diamond, Assistant Controller / (505) 277‑5111

 

AP Network Support, Technical Consulting, 1988–Present

Established sole source agreement for application and network support.  Reviewed purchase orders prior to approval. Provided technical problem solving interface regarding applications, protocols, and wide area networking.

Contact:           Bob Fondino / (505) 277‑2271

 

Contracts and Grants, Business Consulting, 1995–1996

Reviewed and documented current procedures for reorganization and later automation.

Contact:           LaDene Diamond, Assistant Controller / (505) 277‑5111

 

Procurement Card Project, Technical Consulting, 1996–Present

Reviewed current on‑going project to address accounting and technical concerns.

Contact:           LaDene Diamond, Assistant Controller / (505) 277‑5111

 

Controllers Office, Technical and Business Consulting, 1989–Present

Established sole source agreement for troubleshooting procedural and technical concerns.

Contact:           LaDene Diamond, Assistant Controller / (505) 277‑5111

 

Physical Plant Department, Technical and Business Consulting, 1995–Present

Installed and supported Novell netware 5.x servers with Oracle and other applications for Workorder tracking and custom applications. Added Windows 2000 servers in 2002.

 

Telecommunications Department, Technical and Business Consulting, 2002–2005

Consulted on work flow. Worked as Interim IT staff during personnel changes for month end and year-end. Redesigned business process flow as related to IT.

 

Dutchess County Community College

Poughkeepsie, NY

Technical Business Consulting  1997–Present

Interviewed all deans and data processing personnel.  Created mission statements and direction for the future growth of the data processing department.

Contact:           John Dunn / (800) 763‑3933

Ulster County Community College

Stone Ridge, NY

Technical Business Consulting  1997

Interviewed all deans and data processing personnel.  Created mission statements and recommended direction for the future growth of the college.

Contact:           Clair Burlingham / (800) 724-0833

 

 

 

Madrid Bail Bonds

Bail Bond services, Albuquerque, NM

 

Novell/Windows NT Network Systems, 1992–1995

Designed, installed and supported Novell/Windows NT Network

Contact:           Gerald Madrid, President / (505) 243-0249

Albuquerque Federal Savings and Loan

Albuquerque, NM

Network Design, Implementation and On‑going Support, 1980–1985

Designed and implemented their first network.  The networking operating system (the only one at the time) was TurboDos by TeleVideo.  Installed word processing spread sheet, and custom Performa software.  Set up multiple printers and managed the network.

Contact:           Stan Strickman, VP Amdec Division / (505) 766‑9103

ABQ Bank

Albuquerque, NM

Software Design, Development and Support, 1985–1986

Created ‘Just‑in‑Time’ system with remote X.25 tie‑in to warehousing for all envelopes and printed materials.

Designed and created Branch Commission software to track all commissions state wide for checking accounts, savings accounts, and annuity sales.  Used weighting factors to provide employee incentives in specific areas. Calculated employee of the month and other methods for motivational purposes.

Contact:           Judy Patton, Purchasing Director

Sunwest Bank

Albuquerque, NM

Business and Network Consulting, 1991–1994

Attended seminars on setting up a credit service division in Florida with the Vice President.  Designed procedures and acquired the appropriate software. Implemented the software with feeds and access to IBM mainframes as well as insurance and state agencies.

Contact:           Sherman McCorkle / (505) 764‑4901

Drug Emporium

Albuquerque, NM

Software Design, Development and Support, 1983–1984

Preformed systems analysis on a multi‑store purchasing and Purchase Order tracking system. Programmed with and managed programming team to design and implemented systems with bi‑directional feeds to mainframe database.

Jacobs Engineering

Construction Management, Albuquerque, NM

Network Design, Support, Technical Consulting, 1986–1998

Provided network support on multiple Novell servers.  Analyzed, purchased and installed new server systems for DOE and Weston projects.  Established sole source agreements with Jacobs.  Managed network relocation while changing from 10Base2 to 10BaseT and installing a temporary T1 line for DOE access.

Contact:           Linda Pegues / (505) 880‑2538

 

Duke City Studio

Albuquerque, NM

Network Design and Support, 1987–1997

Designed network and provided on‑going support.

Contact:           Jay Lefkovitz / (505) 885‑5151

J Wilson and Associates, Inc.

Albuquerque, NM

Network Design and Consulting, 1995–1999

Took over problematic network and computer systems. Designed Novell network to take over existing LANTASTIC system.  Provided on‑going support.

Contact:           Margaret Little / (505) 884‑3344

DD&B Advertising Agency

Albuquerque, NM

Wide Area Network Design and Support, 1996–2001

Assisted in migration of Novell network into worldwide area network. Installed CSU/DSU and routers to tie to AS‑400 using Rumba software.  Added Phoenix offices with separate servers. Installed People-soft applications and Groupwise 4 (connected to Groupwise 5.x servers).

Contact:           Margaret Little / (505) 884‑3344

Beall and Biehler

Attorneys at Law Albuquerque, NM

Network Support, 1993–2001

Maintained on-going support of local area network and applications.

Contact:           Bonnie Beall – Dianne Creel / (505) 828‑3600

 

Radiology Associates of Albuquerque

Albuquerque, NM

Business and Technical Consulting, 1988–1997

Supported Novell Networks hardware and software.  Documented current procedures and re‑wrote as standards. Created new job descriptions and implemented procedures and review policies.

Contact:           Pat Kroken /  (505) 292‑8485

Checker Airport Express and Rockwell International

Albuquerque, NM

Network and Business Consulting, 1994–1995

Associated with initial creation of company.  Managed programming project with Rockwell involvement to provide bi‑directional communications with vehicles and transmit GPS information.  Processed navigational information and transmitted back to vehicles.

Contact:           Wally Henderson / (505) 765‑1234

First United Methodist Church

Albuquerque, NM

Network and Business Consulting, 1988–1996

Designed, implemented and supported Novell network.  Served on Finance Committee, Administrative Board, and Volunteer Boards.

Contact:           Grace / (505) 243‑5646

Hoffmantown Baptist Church

Albuquerque, NM

Custom Software Design, Implementation and Creation, 1993

Created custom software to perform sermons for Pastor Norm managing large database files compiled in clipper.

Contact:           Pastor Norm / (505) 828‑2600

FJS (Aveda) Natures Products

Albuquerque, NM

Network Design and Implementation, 1995–1998

Designed and implemented Novell network with Internet access.  Installed Great Plains accounting software with feeds to Aveda via the Internet.

Contact:           Thomas Rodrigues / (505) 294‑5333

Hartford Insurance Agency

Albuquerque, NM

Business and Technical Consulting, 1989–1993

Appraised technical claims regarding computer equipment.  Reorganized a multi‑Million dollar claim to be settled for less than $100,000 at the wastewater treatment plant in Hobbs while the plant was fully operational. 

New Mexico Mortgage Finance Authority

Albuquerque, NM

Local Area Network Design and Support, 1995–1998

Supported local area network and associated software in conjunction with on‑site network personnel.

Contact:           Pete Ambs / (505) 843‑6880

XPress Same Day Shipping

Albuquerque, NM

Business and Network Consulting, 1994–1997

Designed and installed first network.  Designed new commission policies and procedures.

Contact:           Steve Abraham / (505) 766‑9000

Digital

Multinational computer component manufacturer, Colorado Springs, CO

Windows and Windows NT Networking, 1994–1995

Installed and configured Windows NT and Windows for Workgroups networks.  Conducted interviews of over 40 candidates for hardware technician personnel.  Provided technical support and consulting for FTP/IP communications for online user support service.

Contact:           Tony Strickhouser, Electronic Access Support Manager / (303) 592-4901

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National Government Information Services, Albuquerque, NM

Development of Materials Billing Application, 1995–1996

Created eight reports for data validation on existing relational databases and developed user interface for data input and report generation. 

Contact:           Don Hibbard, ATEO Business Manager / (505) 880-5136

Chavez–Grieves

Albuquerque, NM

Developed Building Evaluation Management Software, 1996

Developed software tracking for building specifications and pictures/graphics for seismic studies at Kirkland Air Force Base.

Contact:           Charles Hanson, Senior Engineer  / (505) 344-4080

North Star Research Corporation

Albuquerque, NM

Purchase Order Software, 1995–1996

Developed and supported Purchase Order software for in-house use.

Contact:           Karen Adler, Vice-President / (505) 296-3596

Management Technologies Incorporated

Albuquerque, NM

Client Billing Software, 1995–1996

Developed and supported Client Billing software.

Contact:           Lanny Goodman, President / (505) 884-7300

Innovative Weaponry Inc.

PT night sight weaponry manufacturers, Albuquerque, NM

Installation, Training & Support of SBT Accounting System, 1995–1996

Installed, trained and supported Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, General Ledger, Payroll, Purchase Orders, Sales Orders, Manufacturing and System Manager.

Contact:           Patricia Wilson / (505) 296-4645

Danco Transmission, Inc.

Transmission rebuilding and maintenance, Albuquerque, NM

Installation & Support of SBT Accounting System, 1995

Installed, trained and supported Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, General Ledger, Payroll, Purchase Orders, Sales Orders and System Manager.

Contact:           Daniel Flores / (505) 271-8000

Cottonwood Distributing, Inc.

Dog food distributors, Albuquerque, NM

Installation/Support of SBT Accounting System, 1992

Supported Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Payroll and General Ledger.

Contact:           Daniel Burr, Manager / (505) 345-6345

Associated Gas Consultants

Natural Gas Distribution Utility Management consultants, Albuquerque, NM

Data Sharing Consortium Database Management System, 1991 -1992

Developed Data Sharing Consortium Database Management for Yearly Comparison Analysis.

Contact:           David P. Vondle, Managing Director / (505)292-8961

IRELAND

Jacobs Engineering Inc.

Construction Management, Dublin

Construction Cost Control System (CCPRO Ver 5.31), 1995–1998

Re-engineered and expanded cost control system that tracks contracts, change orders, budgets, commitments and payments in a multi-currency environment for the Intel plant expansion project in Dublin Ireland.  The system generates management reports for tracking, accountability, and billing purposes.

Contact:           John O=Brien, General Manager / INT-353-1-269-5666

 

Accounts Payable business consulting, 1997-1998

Document full business process and create new business process for the Ireland plant.

Contact:           John O=Brien, General Manager / INT-353-1-269-5666