Résumé

Expertise
  • Visual FoxPro database programming using native data, SQL Server or Oracle
  • Data Entry via the Web
  • Business applications design and programming for the PC
  • Software support

 

Professional Activity
  • Articles published in January 2006 issue of FoxTalk magazine and February 2006 issue of Advisor Guide to Visual FoxPro
  • Speaker at the Southwest Fox conference, 2004, 2005, 2008 Information about the conference: http://www.swfox.net
  • Speaker at Great Lakes Great Database Workshop, 2002, 2003, 2006  http://www.hentzenwerke.com
  • Technical Editor for “WebRAD: Building Database Websites with Visual FoxPro and Web Connection” ISBN 1-930939-07-7 available from http://www.hentzenwerke.com
  • Microsoft MVP 1997, 2000 – 2005, 2006 – 2009 (See http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/ for info on the MVP program)
  • Monthly column in CoDe magazine – Spring 2000 to Nov/Dec 2001
  • Judge in 1998 and 1999 Visual FoxPro Excellence Awards
  • Monthly tips column in FoxTalk magazine – July 1996 – May 1998
  • Articles published in December, 1995 and January, 1996 issues of FoxTalk magazine
  • Gave feedback to Whil Hentzen on his manuscripts for his books on FoxPro and Software Development
  • Coordinator, Treasurer, and founding member of the FoxPro Developers Network of San Diego – 1993 – 2007
  • Speaker at California Computer Expo from 1994 – 1996

 

Experience
  • Peisch Custom Software Jan. 1997 – Present
    Owner – Consulting programmer, developing custom business applications in Visual FoxPro. Design, support, and maintenance of many smaller custom applications. Revision, support and maintenance of larger applications
  • Gersztyn, Peisch & Associates, Inc. Jan. 1995 – Dec. 1996
    Partner – Consulting programmer
  • Covill, Gersztyn, Lotherington & Parker, Inc. May 1988 – Dec. 1994
    Partner 4/93 – 12/94
    Associate 5/88 – 3/93
    Consulting programmer
  • WESTEC Services, Inc. Jan. 1986 – May 1988
    Computer Programmer and Computer OperatorResponsible for maintenance of financial software and determining computer needs of users within the company. Computers: DEC VAX 11/780 and VAX 11/750 with VMS operating systems.

 

Education
  • Professional Certificate in Information Systems Development from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), Extension
  • UCSD – B.A. in Music
  • Independent study of Java, jQuery and Python
  • Misc. classes in C and Pascal