Role and Company
Computer Programmer, Allstate Insurance Company, Retired
44 years experience in information technology
USAF Computer Systems Analyst Officer 1972-1976, Meritorious Service Medal. MS Management, Northwestern University (Kellogg) 1981. Ms Statistics, BA Mathematics, University of Illinois both in 1972. Grew up in Illinois and Montana. Learned programming in 1968. Programmed in support of Financial and Retail companies. Team lead and technical lead on all points of the product life cycle. Worked on everything from SAGE (vacuum tube air defense computer) to Red Hat Linux. Currently working on system security and technical compliance with Sarbanes Oxley and Privacy Protection. Retired.
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