DAVID MATTHEWS-MORGAN

210 Suddeth Street, Winterville, GA 30683
Phone (706) 540-4135 • Email: dmsquare@gmail.com

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


Interim Director
Winterville Campus for Arts and Culture (WCAC)
Winterville, GA
August 2021 — Present
  • Provide overall management of WCAC facilities, including the Winterville Community Center (WCC) and the Marigold Auditorium for Arts and Culture (MAAC)
  • Work with the WCAC’s marketing manager to develop robust sales and marketing strategies for the campus to attract individuals and organizations (clients) that might wish to rent either or both facilities
  • Develop an annual budget for the WCAC (insuring that it always has a POSITIVE, net income)
  • Negotiate and book money-making events in the MAAC
  • Encourage the use of the WCAC for community events
  • Supervise the marketing manager, receptionist and janitorial staff
Owner
Athena Web Development
Winterville, GA
September 2012 — Present
  • Studied and implemented online marketing tools, including email and social media marketing
  • Imported external data sources into a custom lead information system for Prolifik Marketing using PHP and API interfaces from several vendors (Formstack, Clicky, Mailchimp, Sharpspring, Infusionsoft)
  • Integrated Shopify ecommerce and Sharpspring marketing systems using Javascript as well as developed Drupal based website using Bootstrap 3 for Prolifik Marketing
  • Wrote PHP code to decode network packet traces for LLSI Instruments
  • Developed a custom information system for a Clayton doctor to store electromagnetic frequency therapy data and generate MP3 frequency files using PHP, MySQL and Javascript in a Drupal 7 environment
Grant Writer/Administrator
City of Winterville
Winterville, GA
August 2017 — Present
  • Awarded Watson Brown Foundation Junior Board Grant for electrical work for the Winterville Auditorium ($10,000)
  • Awarded Fox Theatre Institute Preservation Grant for first phase of the Winterville Auditorium renovation ($55,476)
  • Awarded Fox Theatre Institute Preservation Grant for second phase of the Winterville Auditorium renovation ($47,500)
  • Awarded Fox Theatre Institute Technical Assistance and Services Grant for strategic planning for the Winterville Auditorium ($5,000)
  • Awarded a $87,107.43 USDA grant for composting and food waste
  • Serve as grant administrator for federal, state and local grants
IT Support
City of Winterville
Winterville, GA
August 2020 — Present
  • Added wireless network in the Marigold Auditorium for Arts and Culture (MAAC)
  • Replaced wireless network in the Winterville Community Center (WCC)
  • Connected the WCC and MAAC via point-to-point wireless devices
  • Streamed multiple events in the MAAC
  • Replaced wireless network in City Hall
  • Working with TSAV, added streaming capabilities in City Hall
  • Streamed City Council meeting
  • Added high-speed, wireless network in Pittard Park
  • Installed a database for cataloging items in the Carter Coile Doctors Museum
Georgia Film Association Liaison
City of Winterville
Winterville, GA
August 2021 — Present
  • Serve as the point of contact for using Winterville as a filming location, working with Athens-Clarke County’s film liaison
Information System Developer
University of Georgia
April 2013 — April 2014
Athens, GA
  • Designed and implemented two custom information systems in a Drupal 7 environment for the Center for Family Research, developing multiple Drupal modules in PHP and MySQL
IT Director
University of Georgia
April 2006 — September 2011
Athens, GA
  • Served as IT Director of a centralized research computing facility (the Georgia Advanced Computing Resource Center [GACRC]) supervising six staff members
  • Procured large numbers of servers and storage for high-performance computing (HPC) systems
  • Collaborated with UGA scientists on federal grants using GACRC facilities
IT Associate Director
University of Georgia
July 1996 — March 2006
Athens, GA
  • Served as IT Associate Director for core network infrastructure supervising 11 staff members
  • Managed annual $2M budget
  • Procured networking equipment for use in wired and wireless networks
  • Designed network for a large student learning center
  • Taught networking classes for faculty and staff
  • Served on a campus-wide committee to develop security plans
IT Manager
University of Georgia
June 1989 — June 1996
Athens, GA
  • Served as IT Manager of a local area network support supervising five staff members
Assistant Research Scientist
University of Georgia
June 1984 — May 1989
Athens, GA
  • Developed computer simulation programs in FORTRAN and assembly programming languages for state-of-the-art supercomputers
  • Wrote a $25M grant application to the National Institutes of Health for a biomedical supercomputer center

EDUCATION


Ph.D. Physics
University of Georgia
1979 — 1984
Athens, GA
B.S. Physics
Nebraska Wesleyan University
1975 — 1979
Lincoln, NE

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS


Organization Name Role Dates Served
Friends of the Athens Creative Theatre President May 2021 – Present
Joint Development Authority of the Unified Government of Athens-Clarke County and the City of Winterville Chair May 2020 – Present
Winterville Arts Council President/Treasurer 2018 – Present
Marigold Festival Board Member 2018 – 2021
Friends of the Athens Creative Theatre President 2006 – 2011
Unity Center for Spiritual Growth, Inc. President/Treasurer March 2012 – February 2019

TECHNICAL SKILLS


  • Networks — Ethernet and wireless networking (switches, routers, firewalls)
  • Programming Languages — PHP, Perl, JavaScript, Java (basic), Python (basic), FORTRAN
  • Databases — MySQL/MariaDB
  • System APIs — Formstack & Infusionsoft (REST), Clicky (HTTP GET & JSON), Mailchimp (RPC & JSON), Sharpspring (HTTP GET and POST with CURL)
  • Web-based Content Management Systems — WordPress, Drupal 7
  • System Administration — CentOS 7+ (Linux)
  • Desktops — MacOS, Windows 10
  • Software Applications — Microsoft Office, Adobe suite
  • Online Marketing — Email and Social Media (Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, etc.)
  • Other — HTML5, CSS3, Scrapy (Python) web scraping tool