Joseph Mansfield August 2005
present: Self employed as a computer
programmer. During this time I developed
and marketed the “Jobber Management Series”, a full-featured turnkey
application for petroleum jobbers. I
handled sales, installations, training, and support, as well as writing the
application in 80x86 assembler and Pascal.
I developed my own DBMS integral with the Series, and an exceptionally
user-friendly front end. I created my
own development environment. I built a
maintenance system that monitored and upgraded customer sites, running
unattended. So far as I have been able
to determine, I was the first vendor in the
Additionally, I have engaged in teaching, consultation, and custom programming for a variety of clients, including insurers, doctors, lawyers, engineers, churches, and civil government. Areas of consultation have included general business and software law as well as computer matters.
1976: Used “Statistical Package for the Social Sciences” running on HP 3000 for research.
1969: Analyst, 9th Logistics Command,
1968: Student assistant, US Army Signal School, Ft Monmouth. Worked on the design and construction of a training computer; co-authored a textbook for use in the school.
1966,7: Programmer, Spartans Industries,
1965: Programmed IBM 1620 avocationally, in machine language.
1977: M.Ed., counseling, UT Chattanooga. Concentration in statistics and research design. GPA 4.000. Tapped by Kappa Delta Pi, an honor society.
1974: B.A., psychology, UT Chattanooga. Concentration in abnormal psychology and use
of nonprojective psychometric instruments.
GRE 780/780. Other undergraduate
work at the University of the South,
1968: Valedictorian (class of 191) at
1964: Diploma, St Andrew’s School,
Self-taught in programming and languages.
Languages: Native language, English. Intermediate ability, Spanish. Reading ability, Latin.
Non-computer related experience
coordinator, Sequatchie Valley Economic Authority,
Chairman, Chattanooga Theatre Organ Society, during period of rebuilding the organ.
President, Dunlap Jaycees. Blue-chipped two consecutive years, wrote newspaper column.
Vice president, Regional Child Development Project,
Vice president, Tennessee Association of Equal Opportunity
Organist (and * Choirmaster) at:
*St Mary’s Church,
*Sts Peter and Paul Church,
Friendship Chapel (military),
St James’ Church,
St James’ Church,
St Andrew’s School,
candidate for city commission,
Well-read in liturgy and liturgical music.