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James A McManus Garner, NC 27529 Phone: 919.601.4618 My career in Information Technology spans over 40 years.

It includes 20 years i n NC State Government where I was committed to the delivery of professional good s and services. I am an aggressive Project Manager who is not hesitant to be pr oactive in seeking solutions. I possess the communication skills necessary to a ccomplish the goals of my respective employers. Experience: NC Department of the Secretary of State Job Title: Applications Development Manager July 1998 - April 2009 (retired) Responsibilities Manage development staff. Represent agency in IT matters within State Government and with private sector. Provide data support for agency reporting Develop and Maintain Disaster Recovery Plan Accomplishments Designed/developed agency enterprise application, SOSKB (Secretary of State Kno wledge Base). Developed the most active e-commerce site in NC State Government. Designed/developed inter-agency and B2B applications Maintained the same staff for 10 years. Developed a consortium of 16 + Secretary of State Offices across the US that sh ared in the development of common code saving the state 100s of thousands of dol lars in development costs. NC Office of the Governor, the Honorable James B. Hunt Jr. Job Title: Director of Information Technology January 1996 - June 1998 Responsibilities Manage IT Operations Applications development Install, maintain networks, printers, switches and routers Train users and support Microsoft Office Suite Accomplishments Began with less than 10 single user computers, expanded to 60+ networked workst ations in central office and four remote locations. Developed Clemency, Personnel, Correspondence and Boards & Commissions applicat ions using Microsoft Access Created user training guides Implemented cutting edge infra-red communications link between office buildings avoiding under street installation of fiber optic cable saving the state over $ 30,000. NC Department of Crime Control and Public Safety Job Title: Applications Analyst July 1988 - December 1995 Responsibilities System support for Data General Computer installation. System support for Novell Network

Application development Training and support for Microsoft Office Suite Accomplishments Designed, developed, implemented and supported Grants Management Application fo r a division, Governors Crime Commission using Microsoft Access Implemented Novell Network for Governors Crime Commission. Implemented the first internet web server in NC state government. This was acc omplished on a Unix server running Netscape Web Hosting software. Education: North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC BA Sociology 1994 University of North Carolina at Pembroke Pembroke, NC Masters in Public Administration, Concentration in Emergency Management 2011 Pi Alpha Alpha National Honor Society (4.0 GPA)