Resident (1969), Newport Beach, CA 92660
(949) 307-3013 Mobile/Text
Currently (2017) working on own web portal projects
Liquidating portion of premium domain inventory NetDomainProperty.com
Maintain books for chain of physical fitness facilities
Web Development and Web Marketing Consultant 1995 to present.
Bulk of emphasis on 'next generation' residential home market, all aspects - from architecture, Builder/Contractor, construction, tract development, Realtor/Sales, through home improvement/remodel, staging/Interior Designer, and financing.
MBA - University of Southern California (USC), 1973
BA - Business Administrations, Cal State University at Fullerton, 1969
AA - Business Administration, Mt. San Antonio College (Walnut/CA) 1967
Aerospace Engineering (partial) Cal Poly Pomona 1963/64
Professional Career - Brief
1984 - 1997
Owned and operated Applied Micro Business Systems, Inc. (AMBS) a small "niche market" software development firm with a proprietary inventory and production management software package called Stock-Master 4.0 (Visual Basic, Access, COBOL).
Stock-Master 4.0 was adopted by many DOD, Government and Fortune 500 firms (DOS & early Windows environment) as part of their ERP solutions for corporate, division and project logistics solution.
AMBS also provided custom programming services to modify package where applicable. Managed a number of installation projects, including a 130 node network at NASA Houston Space Center and Honeywell headquarters in Minneapolis.
Stock-Master package descriptions & brochures images can be viewed by clicking here.
Click here for a list of major Stock-Master 4.0 clients
1976 - 1984
Founder, Applied Business Systems (ABS), an "early to market" systems house reselling DEC and Data General minicomputers bundled with standard (internally developed) off the shelf and custom software solutions. Employed 12 - 15, annual sales $3M+.
Pioneered development and documentation (technical and User Guides) of many "line-of-business" and "function-specific" canned software accounting packages to a broad range of manufacturing, construction, wholesale/distribution and warehousing firms throughout Southern California region.
Conceptualized and developed early generation parameterized data entry (Data-Master) and report generation (Report-Master) "user enabling" applications.
ABS was recognized widely as an innovative provider of early generation low cost (< $250,000) minicomputer systems.
Click here for images of press releases, articles and interviews (Bill Rhinesmith) published by technical publications from late 1970's through early 1980's.
1969 - 1976
Burroughs Corporation (leading competitor of IBM for computer market) - Territory and Zone Manager for Orange County. Developed marketing plans, supervised 2 teams of sales reps - total 10 - 15 direct salesmen. Quota buster, "best in class" sales teams - Legion of Honor (110%+ Quota) 3 years in a row.
My team designed, developed, merchandised and sold broad range of GAAP compliant accounting applications targeted to specific "lines of business." Team provided installation and training services to numerous manufacturers, automotive dealers, CPA/Client Writeup specialists, property management firms, Real Estate brokerage companies, wholesalers/distributors, retail, transportation companies, etc.
Trained junior salesmen on automated accounting systems - how to sell, install, train customers... including billing/accounts receivable, accounts payable/cash disbursements, ageing reports for both A/R & A/P, journal entries, payroll, quarterly/annual payroll reports, manual transaction data entry, trial balance, adjusting entries, preparation of financial statements and closing the books.
Past American Legion, Newport Beach
Past Elks Lodge, Newport Beach
Member, Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce since 2000
"Mr. Mom" - 1982 - ??
- The Commodores Club
- Past Skipper, Commodores Club
- Executive Council, Commodores Club
- Chair, Membership Council 4 years
- Past Board of Directors member (2 terms)
- Soccer Coach
- Baseball Coach
- Football Coach
- Jr. High School (Ensign) and High School (Harbor High) Navigators, Father support group