GMSC Productions

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OS Skills
Microsoft Windows
   XP, 2000, Vista
   Windows 7
   Server 2008
   Exchange Server
Red Hat Enterprise Linux

  Java / JavaScript
  VBScript / VB.NET

Software Skills
Adobe CS6
  Packet Tracer 5.1
  ArcGIS Explorer
  ArcMap 10
  Visual Studio
Maple 15

Technical Certifications
3M Fiber Optics Level 1
  LightYear Institute
  Liverpool, NY

Technical Memberships
IEEE Computer Society

Software Certifications
Dreamweaver MX
Level 1 & Level 2
  Macromedia University

Access 2000
Level 1, 2, Advanced
  Macromedia University

Leadership Certifications
KEEP Coordinator
  National Kidney Foundation
  Taos, NM

CAD Skills
  Accumark Suite
  AIC Software

CAD Certifications
Accumark PDS
  Gerber Garment Tech.
  New York, NY

  Gerber Garment Tech.
  South Windsor, CT

  Gerber Garment Tech.
  Liverpool, NY

Other Memberships
Central New York Genealogical Society

Cleveland Historical Society
  Appreciation Certificate
  August 2013

Oneida County Historical Society

Onondaga Historical Association

Gary M. Comins


State University of New York Empire State College, Central New York Center, East Syracuse, New York
Bachelor of Science, Computer Science
January 2012 - October 2013

Emphasis of Study:
Science, mathematics and technology are the core concepts in my emphasis of study. Core course work includes discrete mathematics, systems analysis and design, C++, Visual Basic, data structures and algorithms in Java, modern database management with Oracle SQL, web systems development in PHP and social and professional issues in IT/IS.  Support classes include GPS and GIS studies, visual and textual mapping, digital photography, digital storytelling, New York State literature, and New York State history.

ITT Technical Institute, Liverpool, New York
Associate of Occupational Studies Degree, Information Technology – Computer Network Systems
June 2009 - September 2011

GPA: 4.0/4.0 - Class Valedictorian
Certificate of Highest Honors Awards: 09/2009, 12/2009, 03/2010, 06/2010, 09/2010, 12/2010, 03/2011, 06/2011
Certificate of Perfect Attendance: 09/2009, 12/2009, 03/2010, 06/2010, 09/2010, 12/2010, 03/2011, 06/2011

Emphasis of Study:
Server 2008 installation and management, Exchange Server 2008 installation and management, Active Directory management & security, operating systems, networking standards and protocols, cabling, Linux installation and management, WAN networking, Python scripting, database management.

Camden Senior High School, Camden, New York
Regents Diploma
June 1987

Regents studies with advanced placement courses in Accounting through Mohawk Valley Community College.


ITT Technical Institute, Liverpool, New York
Teaching Assistant
October 2012 - March 2013
  • Assist students in course labs that utilize Visual Basic, SQL and Visio
  • Assist with the revision and creation of lab exercises emphasizing basic coding and database principles
  • Individual student tutoring in Visual Basic, SQL, Visio and Pseudo Code
  • General instructor support and special projects as needed

City of Syracuse, Department of Neighborhood & Business Development, Syracuse, New York
GIS Hydrology Project
January 2012 - April 2012
  • Researched historic hydrology features in the Valley Neighborhood of the City of Syracuse
  • Fieldwork to capture key GPS locations of flooding complaints and potential areas of historic significance
  • Obtained and digitized historic maps of the catchment area into ArcMap 10, georeferencing raster images, creating shape files of hydrology features and integrating data sets from various sources
  • Creation of a final report summary and exportation of new map compositions


Basileus Company / American Fashion Network / JES Apparel, Manlius, New York
Operations Manager
October 2006 – June 2009

Duties included customer compliance with major clothing retailers such as J.C. Penney, Dollar General, Family Dollar, Charming, Bealls and Goody’s; sales order generation; product pricing and quote sheets; WIP reports; logistics and customs compliance between the U.S. and manufacturing facilities in the Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Singapore and Bangladesh; financial tracking and oversight for sales receipts, payables, commissions and budgeting; creation and maintenance of Access 2007 databases.

GMSC Productions, Inc., Liverpool, New York
Owner / President
September 2003 – October 2006

Duties included grant management; web development; CAD equipment evaluation and new equipment installations; CAD training; pattern digitizing and grading; all aspects of business management based on my success with former employers and contacts from The National Kidney Foundation of Central New York, United Radio, Seaboard Atlantic Garment and the Joseph J. Pietrafesa Company. New clients of note included The Transplant Awareness Group, KDH Defense Systems, and Creative Approaches.

Seaboard Atlantic Garment, East Syracuse, New York
CAD Engineer
April 2002 – November 2003

Major responsibilities included order management and fabric utilization associated with Gerber Garment Technologies’ Accumark software; automation of fabric and trim inventories; the evaluation and implementation of AMAS CRM software and support for in-house cutting, sewing and auditing.

United Radio, Inc., East Syracuse, New York
Programmer / Help Desk
September 1998 – April 2002

As a programmer for the Automotive Division, my major accomplishment was the conceptualization, creation and implementation of a division wide application that tracked inventory, repairs, parts, labor analysis tools and service bulletins from a mainframe to individual dumb terminals. This piece of software is still in use today and has been a major selling point in attracting new business. Additional responsibilities included programming revisions, EDI implementation/automation, QOS 9000 compliance, hardware installations/troubleshooting and technical support for multiple buildings.

Joseph J. Pietrafesa Company, Liverpool, New York
CAD Manager / AM-5 Conversion Manager
June 1996 – September 1998

Managed all aspects of the CAD department, ticketing functions and cut planning. Major accomplishments included the implementation of automated high-ply cutting of fusing, lining and under collars; order automation with GerberPlanner and an AS400 system; the training and evaluation of cut planning in multi-state facilities; the organization of AIC entry; pattern distribution, marker distribution and system file changes for multiple locations and contractors; the conversion of all CAD systems from the Unix based AM-1/AM-5 systems to windows based Accumark systems; the creation of an interface program to translate PC based planning data directly to Accumark systems; the conversion, creation and maintenance of marker libraries; the analyzing of marker efficiencies, cloth usage and the generation of yields; and the implementation of the company’s first intranet.

National Kidney Foundation of Central NY, Syracuse, New York
IST Manager / Director of Operations
January 1994 – September 1997

Responsible for all aspects of technology management in addition to the creation and implementation of internal database applications. Major accomplishments included the initial setup of internal networking; standardization of office documents and templates; and the setup and implementation of new accounting procedures and software. Creation and execution of a $500,000 budget; execution and funding for all special events, grants and patient services; the supervision of all staff; compliance with the national charter organization; the creation and maintenance of all capital projects and assistance in the expansion of the organization’s catchment size into Northern New York.

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