Gayla Stewart


Sonetcove Technologies
June 2006 – Present Louisville Area, Kentucky

Provide technology planning, consulting and implementation for small business. Emphasis on network design and administration including firewall, VPN and network security. Installation of servers, firewalls, network equipment and security systems. We also design and develop database driven web applications such as industry specific quoting applications that take advantage of existing contact management systems. Proficient in Microsoft applications such as Exchange Server and SQL Server as well as web development apps using PHP programming language. We also integrate these applications with existing software and provide remote access from iPads and other mobile devices.

Technology Director

Office Computing, Inc.
December 2001 – February 2004 (2 years 3 months)

Attend Pre-Sales meetings with new customers to assess needs. Design, configure and install solutions based on those needs. Install and maintain network equipment such as routers, firewalls, switches and SANs. Design and build white box servers or integrate branded solutions. Create and maintain images shipped on the workstations based on Microsoft’s Preinstallation Guidelines. Supervise field technicians and application developers. Serve as lead network engineer. Coordinate all technicians schedules and provide support as needed to field staff. Design small ASP applications based with Access/SQL backend. Install and maintain networks in financial institutions and private schools including performing routine maintenance and ensuring security measures are taken to protect clients’ data. Work with vendors to obtain pricing and provide quotes to customers.

Technical Services Specialist

Accent Systems, Inc.
August 2001 – October 2001 (3 months)

Coordinated in-house server configuration process including parts integration, operating system and application installs, and quality control. Assisted with design, configuration and testing of Compaq SAN solutions. Created and maintained images used in production of computer systems as a member of Microsoft’s OEM System Builder program. Designed and configured white box solutions for small businesses. Served as Accent Systems Network Administrator. Performed research and development including testing of new operating systems and components for Accent Systems workstations. Provided technical assistance to onsite personnel and performed onsite networking support as needed.

Network Technician

Accent Systems, Inc.
July 1999 – August 2001 (2 years 2 months)

Performed server and network equipment configuration and troubleshooting including onsite installation of servers, switches, firewalls and workstations. Performed integration and testing, operating system and application installation. Created and implemented disaster recovery plans including backup and virus protection solutions. Provided pre-sales technical support including network design and quote assistance. Provided onsite, remote and telephone networking technical assistance. Provide support to Governor’s Office for Technology Exchange Server Farm.

Commonwealth of Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection

Systems Support Technician
August 1991 – July 1999 (8 years)

Served as Network Administrator for 650 user LAN including 12 remote sites. Responsibilities included administration of Exchange and Systems Management Server. Installed and maintained servers, workstations and network equipment. Performed installation and support of department Geographical Information Systems (GIS) servers. Performed enterprise level disaster recovery including implementation and administration of backup systems and virus protection. Coordinated the Kentucky SARA Title 313 Toxics Release Inventory program by designing and administering database to track statewide manufacturing pollution. Coordinated the department Kentucky Intergovernmental Review Process including review of construction applications for environmental concerns and design and administration of database to streamline application review. Designed database to track 1999 statewide drought conditions.

chuck weining


SonetCove Technologies
June 2006 – Present

I am an IT Consultant specializing in Web site programs - design and maintenance of web sites, SEO, social media, e-mail broadcasting and developing applications for specific business needs. My partner in the company specializes in design, implementation and maintenance of networks as well as web sites.

Director of Technology

United Grocery Group
July 2001 – May 2006 (4 years 11 months)Louisville, KY

I was Director of Technology at UGG and developed the database system that ran the business. I maintained that system and worked with the employees on implementing and maintaining that system.

Director of Technology

Trinity High School
July 1987 – June 2001 (14 years)Louisville, KY

At Trinity as Director of Technology, I oversaw the integration of laptops and the Internet into the school. I helped set up the school network infrastructure and trained the staff on the use of computers in their jobs. I was involved in both the education and administrative sides of the school. During this time we also moved from Apples to Windows technology, long-distance learning and the use of computers in the classroom.

Teacher- Football Coach

Trinity High School
August 1978 – June 1987 (8 years 11 months)Louisville, KY

During this period I taught Business classes and coached football. I was a varsity assistant for 9 years. My first 7 years I was the offensive line coach and the last 2 years I was the QB and running backs coach and offensive coordinator. I was also the offensive coordinator for the Junior Varsity for 3 years before becoming the OC for the varsity team. During this time we won 3 state championships.