William E. (Bill) Sever
706 Spruce Ave.
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814
Phone: (208) 667-3566
E-mail: netbestbill@gmail.com

William E. Sever

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Internet Specialist

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A Management professional with 40+ years successful experience working with people, processes and technologies for a large Telecommunication company. Recognized as positive influence and effective advocate with an outstanding track record as an innovator and problem solver. Extensive experience in:

  • Project Management
  • Process Re-Engineering
  • Public Switched Network
  • Business and Business Systems
  • Internet Presence Design & Development
  • Internet Marketing
  • Budget Processes
  • Training
With special expertise in Teaming, Strategy Development, Planning, Analysis and Control.

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U.S. Air Force Veteran - Radar Technician
Owner, Operator and Webmaster of NetBest Internet Services
 1995 - Present.

Internet and Web Design Specialists!   Management professionals working with people, processes and technologies.

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GTE Telephone Operations 1968 - 1995

Served in several key positions in a variety of Technical and Managerial areas.  Actively involved in Process Re-Engineering efforts for GTE's Carrier Markets, impacting $6 Billion in annual revenue.

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Project Information Manager - Process Re-Engineering (1992 - 1995)
  • Designed strategies to enhance business, productivity and cost positions.
  • Developed Business System requirements.
  • Developed and Implemented Project Management standards.
  • Designed and Instructed Project Management Training.
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Merger and Integration Manager (1990 - 1992)
  • Planned and Implemented consolidation of Contel properties into GTE.
  • Led effort to ensure compliance with Regulatory mandates was maintained.
  • Consulted for Micronesian Telephone Company's International Equal Access effort.
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Equal Access Manager (1985 - 1990)
  • Led Northwest Company effort to Plan, Coordinate and Implement Equal Access across five state serving area.
  • Advocate in Industry Forums. (ICCF, OBF, NOF)
  • Led the Corporate effort to plan and implement "Zero Plus Coin" Equal Access as defined in FCC mandate.
  • Designed, Developed and Implemented standard support systems.
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Network Manager/Dial Office Administrator (1979 - 1985)
  • Planned and managed Stored Program Control (SPC) switching system deployments.
  • Led Switch Trunking and Routing database management organization, supervising up to 20 people.
  • Managed Division of Revenue and Engineering Traffic Study efforts.
  • Coordinated deployment of standard administrative and operational support systems.
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Equipment/Studies Technician (1968 - 1979)
  • Performed maintenance, trouble analysis and repair functions.
  • Performed Traffic Study installation, validation and analysis.
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Business Law Course, LaSalle University, 1967
General Business, University of Idaho

PowerTipps - A Business Association
Project Management Institute (PMI)

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Over 1500 hours GTE internal and vendor provided Technical and Managerial courses including:

  • Marketing on the Internet
  • Artisteer - Website Template Design Tool
  • WEB 3D - Graphic Design Tool for Internet Object Design
  • Advanced Project Management provided by Center for Systems Management, Inc.
  • Project Management Tracking and Control System
  • Project Management Seminars
  • Principals of Management
  • Management Development
  • Performance Planning
  • Time Management
  • Conflict Management
  • Business Organization Workshop
  • Stress Management
  • Employee Involvement Orientation
  • Pacific Institute's Investment In Excellence
  • Employee Empowerment
  • Managing Personal Growth
  • General Manager Course
  • Equal Access Orientation
  • Process Re-Engineering Vision and Values Orientation Workshop
  • Network Engineering Concepts
  • Switching Systems Management and Support for TRW Vidar, GTD-5, #3-EAX, #2-EAX, NTDMS 100/200, Stromberg Carlson DCO, #5-XBAR and AE-SXS
  • Traffic Concepts
  • Traffic Data Collection Systems
  • Various Business Systems (customer support, assignment, billing, ordering, etc.)
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Software Skills:

PTCS Artemis (Project Tracking & Control System), Microsoft Project - PC, WordPerfect, Visual dBase Ver. 7 with Compiler, dBase III Plus and IV - PC, DBXL/Quicksilver Application Development, HTML Editors, Various Internet Browsers (Netscape/MSIE, etc), JAVA, Javascript and CGI Implementation, Lotus, Quattro, ABC Flow Charter - PC, Microsoft Word - PC & MAC, Powerpoint, EXCEL - MAC, MacDraw - MAC, Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver (Adobe Web Premium - CS5.5), Artisteer Web Design Template tool, Various office support programs and support tools.