J. Daniel Franks
335 Rockcrest Dr. 214-488-0839 (Home)
Coppell, TX 75019 972-342-4382 (Cellular)

Objective: To find opportunities that that will enable me to utilize and increase my information technology experience and knowledge.
  • Microsoft Certified Solution Developer - For Microsoft .NET
  • Microsoft Certified in 70-300: Analyzing Requirements and Defining Microsoft .NET Solution Architectures
  • Microsoft Certified in 70-305: Developing Enterprise Web-based Applications with .NET: ASP.NET--Visual Basic® .NET
  • Microsoft Certified in 70-306: Developing and Implementing Windows®-based Applications with Microsoft® Visual Basic® .NET and Microsoft® Visual Studio® .NET
  • Microsoft Certified in 70-310: Developing XML Web Services and Server Components with Microsoft Visual Basic .NET and the Microsoft .NET Framework
  • Microsoft Certified in 70-229: Designing and Implementing Databases with Microsoft SQL Server™ 2000 Enterprise Edition
  • Microsoft Certified in 70-100: Analyzing Requirements and Defining Solution Architectures
Experience: Amacore Group Irving, TX
  IT Manager April, 2007 to Present
  Responsibilities include managing a team of software developers and support specialists to maintain a multi-site organization as well as develop and maintain the intranet software used for almost all aspects of the business including, but not limited to:
  • Member Management that is integrated with our third party Call Center phone application.
  • Claim Management that is integrated with our third party OCR Software to electronically process claims for members.
  • Fulfillment Management that is automated to personalize enrollment packets sent to members.
  • Payment Management that is integrated with multiple payment processing partners.
  • Reporting Management that gives automated and on-demand reporting to both clients and account management.
  • Commission Management that automates the calculations of payments to be made based on defined schedules and payments.
Technologies and infrastucture are based upon Windows 2008/2003/XP, SQL 2008/2005 and IIS 6.0/7.0 and software is developed with the VB.NET 2.0/3.0 architecture through Visual Studio 2005.
  Private Contracting Addison, TX
  Software Developer April, 2003 to April 2007
  Complete design, creation and maintenance of a website and database for a small international stock brokerage company.
  Martex Software Arlington, TX
  Software Developer May, 1998 to April, 2006
  Private consulting for companies using a wide range of programming languages and tools including C#.NET, VB.NET, HTML, ASP, JavaScript, VBScript, Microsoft VisualBasic, Microsoft InterDev, Oracle, SQL, ODBC, Microsoft Access and Crystal Reports.
Major projects include:
  • Specialized Association Services
    Developed software that allows the Help Desk to maintain and track customers and their orders.
    Developed a Tax Help website that allows users to calculate several self-employed tax forms and print results in an IRS accepted PDF format.
    Maintain and develop ten websites that have a combined membership of over 20,000 active members.
  • WorkPlace USA
    Developed and maintained a real estate tracking system designed for tenants and property owners to list and search for available properties as well as create financial analysis of each possible location.
  • The Sabre Group
    Designed, developed and maintained a problem and time tracking web application used by field engineers for American Airlines.
  • ControlNet
    Developed a maintenance web application used to monitor electrical usage for clients such as Saks Fifth Avenue.
  • International Chili Society
    Designed and developed a website to promote the International Chili Society including online recipes and membership application.
  Babbage's Etc. Grapevine, TX
  Software Developer May, 1997 to May, 1998
  Developed and maintained POS software and corporate warehouse management system using MS Basic, MS Visual Basic and Novell Btrieve.
Education: Davidson College Davidson, NC
  Bachelor of Arts Degree 1993
  Majored in Economics with a concentration in statistical analysis.
Accomplishments: Eagle Scout
  Achieved rank of Eagle Scout with the Boy Scouts of America in 1985.
References: Available upon request.