Resume

David Trower
Phone: (254) 307-1842
Email: David@trowertech.com
Web Site: http://trowertech.com

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Education
Baylor University
Waco, Texas
Bachelor of Business Administration

BBA in Management Information Systems

  • Business Core GPA: 3.09/4.0
  • MIS GPA: 3.92/4.0
Experience
McLennan Community College
Waco, Texas
Part-Time Instructor
  • Teach for three hours and maintain regular office hours
  • Develop course materials and assess student master of academic skills and competencies as determined by course outcomes.
  • Provide relevant advice to students and provide them with the ability to learn the skills relevant for use in the workforce.
Burnet C.I.S.D.
Burnet, Texas
Substitute Teacher
  • Serve as “on-call” substitute teacher and fill in for permanent teachers in 7th through 12th grade.
  • Adhere to the lesson plans provided by the teacher and utilize relevant activities to supplement the lessons.
  • Employ proactive approach to classroom management to motivate, engage, and encourage students to stay focused on the task at hand.
  • Communicate with teachers regarding student behavior and progress, including any disciplinary transgressions.
TrowerTech
Waco, Texas
Learning Consultant
  • Develop online training modules for training of employees, managers, sales representatives, and others for companies including PhilipMorris, ExxonMobil, ClearWire, Covidien, and David Weekley Homes.
  • Communicate with clients and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to ensure goals and deadlines are met and to identify what students need to learn.
  • Structure, revise and rewrite content to shape it for the identified learning needs and to adapt it to online-based training.
  • Develop assessments and activities.
Web Designer
  • Design and customize templates in static HTML/CSS and in WordPress.
  • Build custom WordPress plugins when specific functionality was required.
  • Maintain and support existing clients web sites.
The Baylor Lariat
Waco, Texas
Web Editor
  • Monitored the wire services, local news sites and social media feeds for story ideas and for news of interest to readers.
  • Maintained website and upload new content utilizing search engine optimization.
  • Designed online special sections and create interactive graphics.
Resolution Ranch
Cameron, Texas
Direct Care Worker
  • Supervised residents dealing with substance abuse and behavioral issues.
  • Communicated with parents to provide regular updates on their sons’ progress through the residential treatment program.
  • Dispensed prescription and OTC medications to residents.
Leadership
North Texas Royal Rangers
Waxahachie, Texas
Communications Coordinator
  • Design all custom products, including patches, hats, T-shirts, hatpins and medallions, needed for district events.
  • Plan, organize and conduct camps and conferences with participation numbers ranging from 50 to 5,000.
  • Maintain social media presence for public relations.
  • Correspond with leaders across the 119 counties to promote events.
  • Produce an e-newsletter to publicize events and information to leaders.
Waco Section Royal Rangers
Waco, Texas
Communications and Resource Coordinator
  • Designed all custom products needed for sectional events.
  • Planned, organized, and conducted camps and events with participation numbers ranging from 50 to 150.
  • Designed and maintained websites and social media for public relations.
  • Produced a newsletter to help keep leaders up to date.
North Texas Royal Rangers
Waxahachie, Texas
Sutler/Promotions Coordinator
  • Designed and maintained websites and social media for public relations.
  • Corresponded with leaders in 119 counties to promote events.
  • Designed all custom products, including medallions, needed for events.
  • Produced a newsletter to help keep leaders up to date.
Professional Membership
Association of Information Technology Professionals
AITP Member
Member of the Education Special Interest Group
World Organization of Webmasters
WoW Member
Awards
The President's Volunteer Service Award
Gold Level, President’s Volunteer Service Award (2015)
Gold Level, President’s Volunteer Service Award (2014)
Gold Level, President’s Volunteer Service Award (2013)
College Media Association
Third Place, 2014 Pinnacle Award for Best Online Infographic
Second Place, 2014 David L. Adams Apple Award in Best Homepage
Houston Press Club
First Place, 2014 Lone Star Awards in Student Print News or Feature Story
Society of Professional Journalists, Ft. Worth Professional Chapter
First Amendment Award in Student Work
Council for Advancement and Support of Education - District IV
Honorable Mention, Writing/News
Texas Intercollegiate Press Association
First Place, Best Interactivity
First Place, Best Web Site Navigation
Second Place, Best Multimedia Package
Second Place, Best Interactive Graphic
Honorable Mention, In-Depth Reporting
Society of Professional Journalists - Region 8
First Place, 2013 Mark of Excellence in Best Use of Multimedia
First Place, 2013 Mark of Excellence in Best Affiliated Web Site
Finalist, 2013 Mark of Excellence in In-Depth Reporting (Large)
Columbia Scholastic Press Association
Second Place, 2014 Scholastic Gold Circle Award in News Online Design Web Site
Royal Rangers
Gold Medal of Achievement
Computer Skills
Software
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft Project
  • Microsoft Visio
  • Notepad++
  • Adobe Dreamweaver
  • Adobe Fireworks
  • Adobe Acrobat Professional
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Adobe Premier
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Flash
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe InCopy
  • Adobe Audition
  • Adobe Photoshop
Languages
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • PHP
  • MySQL, MSSQL
  • Java (Beginner)
  • JavaScript (Beginner)
  • Visual Basic (Beginner)
Web Software
  • WordPress
  • Trac
  • Subversion
  • MediaWiki
Classes Taught
McLennan Community College
Waco, Texas
Web Design I (IMED 1316)
Web Design II (IMED 2315)
Web Design I (IMED 1316)
Intro to Visual Basic Programming (ITSE 1331)
Web Design I (IMED 1316)
Social Media and the Classroom (Professional Development)
Web Design I (IMED 1316)
Web Design II (IMED 2315)