About Us

John D. Nash, Jr.
3301 East Coliseum Blvd, Room 135
Fort Wayne, IN 46805
(260) 432-0014 ext 128

MBA IUSB with MIS Focus, BSEE Purdue with Clinical Engineering focus
Patient, and effective instructor in many subject areas
Computer Experience with multiple platforms — DOS, Win 3.1 through 10, Linux, and Unix

Professional Experience

American Programmers Independent, LLC., Fort Wayne, IN, 9/2007 – present

Developed multiple database driven web sites using standard LAMP systems. Developed and integrated a heterogeneous network of thirty to fifty small computers from available equipment running various versions of Microsoft Windows, Linux, and Apple OS/X including infrastructure for the network in three buildings. Web and database programming with cPanel, MySQL, PHP, BlueFish, text editors, and various other tools. Integrated the hardware and trained non-technical staff to use the network.

Adult Life Training, Inc., Fort Wayne, IN, 9/2002 – present
President and Chief executive Officer

Founded and administered a recognized 501(c)(3) Public Charity which teaches basic computer job skills to non-traditional students using both Linux (Sun Open Office) and Microsoft (Office 98/XP/2000/Vista/7/10, Office 2016) platforms. recruited and managed volunteers to teach. Received the Alumni Award from the Indiana Department of Workforce Development. Many clients have been trained with adequate computer job skills in the last 14 years with 1/3 to 1/2 securing unsubsidized employment within about six months of start of training.

Creative Commons Publications (download from http://alt-fw.org):
CS002 Working Computers, (C) 2003, pp30.
CS006 Formatting Text Seminar, (C) 2003, pp14
CS011 Working Multiple Windows, (C) 2003, pp19.
CS010 Working Files, (C) 2003, pp23.
CS004 Working Spreadsheets, (C) 2003, pp46.
CS003 Working Word Processing, (C) 2003, pp36.

Indiana Institute of Technology, Fort Wayne, IN 2003-2004
Adjunct (Business Administration)

Taught Business mathematics courses.

Agri-Stats, Inc., Fort Wayne, IN, 9/1998 – 9/2002
Senior Programmer Analyst

Wrote and maintained in house financial reporting systems (reports, analysis tools, and databases) and proprietary customer applications for reporting to customers and management. The work involved substantial custom development in a Novell network environment with Clipper, Delphi, and (an early eCommerce app) in Visual Basic using multi-gigabyte (financial transaction) databases.

Purdue University, South Bend / Elkhart, IN, 1997 – 1998
Visiting Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering Technology

Taught Electrical Engineering Technology in several categories, digital, analog, power, and radio frequency circuits.

J & J Nash, South Bend, IN, 1990 – 1997
Business Technology Consultant

Supported SMB owners with technical services and support. Developed software, designed databases and facilitated communication between customers and their vendors.

Allied Signal, Inc., South Bend, IN, 1978 – 1990
Design Engineer / Analyst

Researched, designed, programmed, and supported embedded systems and related test procedures and equipment for various aerospace technology.

Education and Specialized Training
Master of Business Administration Indiana University at South Bend, IN
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Cum Laude Purdue University at West Lafayette, IN

Computer / Technical Skills

Open Source software, PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, Microsoft DOS, Windows 3.x/95/98/ME/NT/2000/XP/Vista/7/10, Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel, Outlook, Outlook Express), LibreOffice (Writer, Calc, Impress), several compiler & assembly languages, and various other 3rd party applications.