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Chuck's work combines: Technology, Engineering, and Teaching / Mentoring

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Day In The Life

Quality Assurance Manager/Director

Make sure that any Software being released works as expected and does NOT have bugs or create a bad user experience.

Skills & Education

Here's the path I took:

  • Graduate Degree

    Computer/Computer Systems Technology/Technician

    Northeastern University

Here's the path I recommend for someone who wants to be a Software Quality Assurance Analysts & Testers:

Graduate Degree: Computer/Computer Systems Technology/Technician

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Life & Career Milestones

My path in life took a while to figure out

  • 1.

    Graduated High School

  • 2.

    Was accepted to college

  • 3.

    Graduated College within the 5 year time frame :) (NU is a 5 years School)

  • 4.

    Couldn't find a job for 8 months after graduating

  • 5.

    Got my first job thru networking with those I graduated with, which wasn't easy

  • 6.

    Got laid off from a job and got divorced

  • 7.

    Never give up, today I am much better all around, work, girlfriend, family

Defining Moments

How I responded to discouragement


    Messages from Friends:

    Computers Jobs are boring you will be stuck in an office for your entire career.

  • How I responded:

    Well, I worked at Bose, GoPro and now Taco Bell. Those are as fun companies!!! I have worked on new cameras, editing software, awesome apple related audio products, surround sound systems, worked on some of the first bluetooth technology, and now with Taco Bell, the sky is the limit from mobile apps to the web. Whoever said computer jobs are boring never worked in one before. So this so called "advice" was as wrong as it gets.