High-Energy Level Manager

Larry has many years experience as a high-energy level manager in several fields: Internet/intranets, publishing, broadcast, corporate, and library management.

Internet/Intranet Management

Who: Internet/Intranet Project Manager
What: Create structure of, implement plan for, and help determine web presence for more than 1,000 URLs in TI Communication Services Web Central group.
When: June 1995–August 1998
Where: Texas Instruments, Dallas, Tex.

Who: Web Page Designer
What: Manage creation of web presences for Word Workers, two non-profit organizations, Home Plate, and others.
When: August 1995–present
Where: Word Workers, Richardson, Tex.

Publishing Industry

Who: Managing editor
What: Managed production process, including editing, promotions, deadlines, special reports, and news releases. Worked as team with six editors, two staff writers, and two production people to produce six highly successful monthly newsletters. Also created corporate style guide.
When: September 1983–May 1984
Where: Agora Associates, Baltimore, Md.

Who: Editor
What: Held several editor positions for daily and weekly newspapers and monthly magazines. Worked with efficient and effective teams of reporters, editors, photographers, and designers.
When: August 1971–May 1975
Where: United States Navy.

Who: Senior Specialist Technical Trainer
What: Project manager for major software release. Brought team together and met major milestones on very tight schedule. Member of several other teams, including quality systems, virtual reality, template design, and software tools.
When: October 1994–June 1995
Where: Nortel, Richardson, Tex.

Corporate Management

Who: Manager of Editorial Services
What: Worked with seven different engineering documentation groups to create one publications department. Brought together editing and graphics team to implement high-quality standards for entire team. Balanced budget of more than $350,000. Created Convex Press and acted as corporate liaison to book manufacturers. Established and implemented online and hard copy technical documentation standards.
When: September 1987–July 1994
Where: Convex Computer Corporation, Richardson, Tex.

Who: Project manager
What: Managed training materials for major software release. Brought team in under milestones and on budget.
When: October 1994–June 1995
Where: Nortel, Dallas, Tex.

Who: Office manager
What: Supervised administrative staff of two. Coordinated accounts receivable, accounts payable, and payroll. Created and maintained mailing list and developed promotional materials. Also compiled corporate policy manual.
When: August 1985–August 1987
Where: Aero Master, Houston, Tex.

Library Management

Who: Founder and director
What: Created a 75,000-item non-profit research library on bicycles and bicycling. Offered training courses and computer searches as well as presented seminars.
When: November 1977–September 1983
Where: bikelibrary, Emporia, Kan.


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