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My name is Mike Donahue. I grew up in the Santa Ynez Valley. I have one older brother and two caring parents. When i was a kid I never had TV, therefore I was on a computer for most of my time. I started on a Mac Classic that ran Mac OS 6, then I went to a Macintosh Performa, where i learned Mac OS 7. After that i was introduced to Windows and from then on i knew my future would be in the computer field. After High School I immediately moved to Santa Barbara where I currently reside today. I've worked at different computer repair shops and hope to open one of my own some day.

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Computer Technician Santa Barbara, CA
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Building computers from parts, garage sale hunting, biking, the beach, my dog, hiking, and photography.
Work Experience:
Fresco Cafe (03/2005 - 12/2008) Santa Barbara, CA (805-967-6037)

* Responsible for hundreds of food orders a night, expediting meals and taking phone orders.
* Help maintain point-of-sale network with complex multi-room registers and printers. This included four register terminals, six receipt printers, and a server that required daily adjusting for specials and price changes.


Make It Work LLC (02/2005 - 12/2005) Santa Barbara, CA (800-MAKEITWORK)

* Gained excellent experience in Windows XP, Vista, and OS X. Plus all types of hardware from server hard drive controllers to advanced video surveillance.
* Installed and maintained complex home networks and large office server environments.
* Trained clients on mobile smart phones and offered a complete wireless desktop solution.
* Tutored clients on many applications such as Word, Photoshop, Flash, Outlook, Excel, Picasa, and many others.


On-Site Computer Repair (2003 - 2005) Buellton, CA (805-686-4411)

* Fixed at least ten computer jobs a day with on-site calls and in-shop services.
* Specialized in high-speed microwave point-to-point Internet connections for businesses in remote areas.
* Maintained many large business’s networks in Santa Ynez such as The Marriot, Vreeland Ford, and many hotels.


Santa Ynez Valley Coffee Co. (2000 - 2003) Solvang, CA (805-688-3543)

* Gained experience in counter service, extensive cash register experience and programming.
* Wrote a BASIC program for the TI-83 calculators that completed and calculated all money exchanges for the day, allowing anyone to count and close the cash register.


SYV.com / Com-ware International (1998 - 2000) Solvang, CA (805-686-1262)

* Miscellaneous duties for Internet provider office including managing a schedule, answering phones and spot maintenance on ISP servers.
Education:
Santa Barbara City College (2003 - 2007) Santa Barbara, CA
Courses included: Communications, Physical Sciences, many computer specific classes such as Flash 1 and 2, Computer Sciences 101 and 111, Math, English and general studies.

Santa Ynez Valley Union High School (1999 - 2003) Santa Ynez, CA
Coursed included General Studies, ROP Computer Studies and golf team. I was one of a few computer technicians that fixed and maintained the high school's network and teacher's computers.
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Mike Donahue is located in Santa Barbara, CA and has the following skills: Computer Technician
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Computer Technician

Category: Computers / IT
Description
I am highly skilled in Operating System management. Maintaining all versions of Windows and Macintosh, also different distributions of Linux such as Ubuntu and Slackware. Can setup a complete wireless desktop solution to a business person in today's fast pace environment.
Relevant Education / Credentials
Santa Barbara City College. Courses included: Communications, Physical Sciences, many computer specific classes such as Flash 1 and 2, Computer Sciences 101 and 111, Math, English and general studies.
Years Experience: 9