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									                                                                                                                 2144 Buffalo Run
THOMAS A. BIERLY                                                                                                 Bellefonte, Pa 16823                                                                              Cell: (814) 933-6286

OBJECTIVE:         To obtain full-time employment, beginning the summer of 2010, in the field of information technology with an
                   emphasis on IS project management; special interests include security and risk analysis, IS/IT integration and web
                   development and design.

EDUCATION:         The Pennsylvania State University                                                           University Park, PA
                   BS in Security and Risk Analysis                                                             expected June 2010
                   BS in Information Sciences and Technology                                                    expected June 2010
                   Major GPA 3.11/4.00                                                                    Cumulative GPA 2.54/4.00

EXPERIENCE:        Pennsylvania State University                                University Park, Pa      December 2006 – Present
                   Web Developer / Programmer
                    Worked for the Laboratory of Economic Management and Auctions, Solutions Institute, Office of Learning
                     Initiatives, Office of Instructional Design and Infrastructure, and performed undergraduate research under Dr.
                     Brian Smith.
                    Designed and developed interactive media to provide solutions for technology assisted education such as game
                     modules and simulations and to do research on electronic markets, and decision support systems
                    Administrated a computer network designed to simulate business activities

                   KPMG LLP, hired by the OIG to audit the FDIC              Washington, DC           June 2009 – August 2009
                   Federal Information Technology Advisory Services Associate
                    Delivered IT Advisory services including risk and control assessments, system development reviews, software
                     application suggestions, project management services and system implementation instructions.

                   The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation                  Pittsburgh, Pa             June 2007 – September 2007
                   Systems Analyst
                    Documented database flows and logic in order to meet internal audit requirements
                    Developed and implemented a standardized naming convention to improve human comprehension
                    Converted databases from Access 97 to 2003 in order to utilize new functionality and capabilities
                    Eliminated erroneous data from SQL queries and VBA macros to improve operational efficiency

                   The Vanguard Group, Inc.                              Valley Forge, Pa          June 2007 – August 2007
                   Systems Designer / Developer
                    Developed the Automated Daily Status Report – A complex database (with UI) to capture test execution data

                   Superior Appliance                                        State College, Pa           March 2007 – May 2007
                   Database Designer / Developer
                    Analyzed current inventory systems as they operated for the local area in order to refine their process
                    Designed and developed a user-friendly inventory database with real time transportation information for the
                     organization as it expanded to cover the eastern coast
                    Improved efficiency and increased profitability opportunities with information design strategies to benefit the
                     supply chain

SKILLS:            C++, Java, Visual Basic, VB for Applications, Ruby On Rails, SQL/MySQL/MS SQL, PHP, ASP, HTML,
                   Cascading Style Sheets, JavaScript, AJAX, XML, Flash Animation, Action Script 3, Harvest Change Manager,
                   Subversion, Plone, Drupal, Apache, Adobe CS4 Suite, Office & Access 2007 , Microsoft Visual Studio,
                   Microsoft .NET (VISTA), Windows Server 2K&03

ACTIVITIES:        Information Sciences and Technology Student Government (President, Vice President)                    2008-Present
                   Chairperson of Volunteers in Information Sciences and Technology Association                          2007-Present
                   Information Sciences and Technology Interest House (President, Vice President, Secretary)               2006-2009
                   Career Assistance Team                                                                                  2007-2009
                   oSTEM (Out in Sciences, Technology, Engineering, and Math)                                            2006-Present
                   Chin Mu Kwan Tae Kwon Do Federation, Black belt, first degree                                         1996-Present

AWARDS:            College of Information Sciences and Technology Student of the Year                                           2009
                   College of Information Sciences and Technology Leader of the Year                                2007, 2008, 2009
                   Allegheny County Chief Executive Community Citation of Recognition                                           2007
                   Bank of New York Mellon Certificate of Recognition for the Contribution of a Great Idea                      2007
                   Pittsburgh Regional Internship Collaborative Enterprise Special Recognition of Leadership                    2007
                   Inducted into the International Thespians Society Technical Theatre Hall of Fame                             2005

REFERENCES:        Available upon request

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