Ronald L Affolter
707 N Broad
Mankato, MN 56001

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To secure a position with a dynamic firm where I can utilize my communication skills and computer experience.



Web Design, Self-employed 2003 to present
Computer Programmer, Katolight Corporation, Mankato, MN. 1991-2002
  • Developed applications in Visual Basic using SQL to interface with product and pricing databases.
  • Handled phone support with the end user to determine what features to add to the software that would improve its performance and what was needed to make the programs more user friendly.
  • Wrote ACCESS programs that involved VBA Language.
  • Assisted customers in using these applications as well as general support for Microsoft Office.
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Programmer/Consultant. Self-employed. 1988-1990
  • Created a data base system in QUICKBASIC for the Blue Earth County Historical Society, which indexes newspapers and historical documents.
  • Currently involved in a project to rewrite the program in VB that will interface with an ACCESS database.
  • Assisted small businesses in micro-computer use. Systems: IBM-PC, Macintosh, Commodore, Apple.
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Computer Programmer. Dean Kelley & Associates, Mankato, MN. 1985-1988
  • Wrote programs in RPG II on a SYS III Model 10.
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Programmer/Tutor, Data Center, St Peter Regional Treatment Center, St. Peter, MN. 1983-1984
  • Programmed in CBASIC using CP/M on a CPT system.
  • Documented existing programs.
  • Trained students in COBOL.
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Computer Programmer, Springfield Plastics, Mankato, MN. 1978-1983.
  • Developed payroll and production programs in COBOL on an IBM mainframe computer.
  • Updated and organized the existing system.
  • Handled computer operations and customer support.
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Teaching Assistant, Mathematics Department, Mankato State University, Mankato, MN.
  • Designed and instructed courses in Mathematics. Assisted in developing the curriculum.
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Continuing Education, Mankato Technical College, Mankato, MN. Studies included advanced programming on the IBM-PC involving C++, Web Design, Visual Basic, C, HTML, Javascript, Java, QUICKBASIC, dBASEII+. Mainframe studies included working with the IBM operating system using COBOL and RPG III.

Bachelor of Science Degree - Computer Science, Mankato State University, Mankato, MN. Hardware: IBM-PC, Univac 1100-80, VAX, Apple. 1983

Post Graduate Study, Mankato State University, Mankato, MN. Studied computer applications in construction management and anthropology.

Graduate Work, Mankato State University, Mankato, MN. One year of graduate work involving the study of Mathematics with Computer programming concepts.

Bachelor of Science Degree - Mathematics, Mankato State University., Mankato, MN 1977


Visual Basic, VBA, JavaScript, HTML, Java, ASP, C, Pascal, COBOL, Ada, IBM Assembler, Univac Assembler, RPG III, QUICKBASIC, Fortran.


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