Chris Ruhl
701 E Huber • Weatherford, Oklahoma 73096
(580) 772-3355 • ruhlers@hotmail.com

SKILLS:
Computer Programming: DOS BASIC and extensive experience with relational databases including dBase, FoxPro and MS Access.
Post Secondary Instruction experience as a Chemistry Teaching Assistant, junior college instruction in Computer Science and College Algebra.
Special Projects: Processed, Collated, and Reported statewide public school salary survey data for three years for a non-profit school organization in Oklahoma.
CERTIFICATIONS:
Oklahoma Elementary Principal Certification
Oklahoma Standard Teaching Secondary Certification for grades 7-12 in the following areas:
Biology, Chemistry, General Science, Physical Science, Botany, Zoology, and Computer Applications
Texas Teaching Certification in the following areas:
Physical Science (8-12), Life Science (8-12),
Science (8-12), Science (4-8)
EXPERIENCE:
1999 - 2003
Tax & Accounting Software Corp. / Intuit Corporation
Tulsa, OK and Plano, TX
Project Manager - Design responsibilities included requirements, user interface design and functional design specifications. Provide over-site and consultation to the entire development process of assigned products. Part of assigned project team comprised of programming, quality assurance and user communications personnel. Provide for final review of assigned products (included software as well as related user communications). Project Management also provides for on-going maintenance, training and support assistance as needed (served as a liaison between support and quality assurance for defects discovered by users).
1989 - 1990
and
1999 - 2000
Tulsa Community College
Tulsa, OK
Adjunct Instructor - Computer Science and College Algebra.
1989 - 1999
Hughes Anderson Heat Exchangers
Tulsa, OK
Software Developer/Systems Analyst - Writing and maintaining a suite of custom accounting programs including G/L, AP, AR, Payroll and Inventory. Also, programs to manage quotes and sales. Other responsibilities included training, historical reporting, and payroll duties (i.e. Processing, tax reporting, benefits, EEOC and DOL reports). Software utilized included FoxPro, Visual Basic, Microsoft Project, and Excel.
1987 - 1989
Victory Christian School
Tulsa, OK
Science Teacher - Teaching 7th, 8th and 9th grade science courses. Was also in charge of the annual Science Fair and executed various other responsibilities for the school including coaching basketball.
1983 - 1986
Software Tailoring Company
Ardmore, OK
Owner/Operator - Wrote and supported custom software for the oil and Gas Industry. This included basic accounting applications, Joint Interest Billing and Revenue Distribution.
1979 - 1980
Bartlesville Public Schools
Tulsa, OK
Science Teacher - Teaching 9th grade science courses.
EDUCATION:
1997 - 1999
Tulsa Community College
Tulsa, OK
Associates / Accounting
1980 - 1983
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, OK
Masters Degree in Higher Education Administration - Masters Thesis was a computer program written to record classroom behavior for the purpose of analyzing in an objective way the quality of classroom instruction and control.
Extra activities included working as a teaching assistant in the chemistry department and serving one year as the president of Phi Lambda Upsilon, the graduate chemistry fraternity.
1975 - 1979
Southeastern OK State University
Durant, OK
Bachelor of Science / Chemistry - Extra activities included performing a chemical magic show during parents weekend and serving as Vice-President of the local chapter of the American Chemical Society.
PERSONAL
INFORMATION:
Married 19 years, Wife: Michelle
Two sons, Daniel, serving in the Armed Forces and
John, just graduated high school.
Hobbies include bicycling and construction
REFERENCES:
Carol Brothers, Quality Assurance Supervisor, Intuit Corporation, 5601 Headquarters Dr, Plano, TX 75024, (214) 387-2000
Mike Mills, Principal, Victory Christian School, 7700 S. Lewis, Tulsa, OK 74136, (918) 491-7720
Gene K Alber, teacher and former principal, 6033 DeZavala Road #1722, San Antonio, TX 78249, (210) 558-9124
Max Boggs, Supervising Teacher, Route 13 Box 743, Edinburg, TX 78541, (956) 648-0062
VOLUNTEER
EXPERIENCE:
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation fund raising walk, 2001
Natural Texas Garden at a local elementary school, 2002
Church construction in Mexico, 2003
Habitat for Humanity, 2003