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									BEN ALPREN                                     1900 S Ocean Dr # 811, Ft Lauderdale, FL 33316
                                               (954) 937-3558 cell

Information / Operations Coordinator              Marcus & Millichap                      Ft Lauderdale, FL          6/2006 – Present
   Marcus & Millichap is the nation’s largest Commercial Real Estate Investment Brokerage.
     Setup, secure and maintain mini-server for team members. Server roles are: file, print, database and backup server, all with
      group/user permissions.
     Create proposals, transaction schedules, store due diligence files, and grant user access using internal proprietary desktop and
      web-based applications.
     Use REA (SQL back-end, VB.NET front-end), InTouch, and Realhound database systems for creating, updating and removal
      of records. Also querying and running reports and statistics from the databases.
     Pulling information from websites (Realquest, Costar, Mnet) to run batch imports into the databases by parsing and cleaning
      data in Excel and field mapping for each system.
     Design, plot and schedule all email and print campaigns using REACH, Photoshop, HTML and CSS.
     Train new employees and ensure that all hardware and software is installed and operating at peak efficiency.
     Trouble-shoot computer, software and office equipment problems.
     Assist in decisions regarding business plans and HR issues.
Academic Tutor                                    College Living Experience               Davie, FL                   6/2004 – 1/2005
   The College Living Experience is an educational program designed to help post-secondary students with learning difficulties
   complete college or technical school.
      Worked one-on-one with college students with various social and learning difficulties.
      Utilizing leadership skills, guided students through studies of various technology related fields.
      Responsible for analyzing student’s capabilities and progressions and then documenting/ reviewing with CLE coordinators.
Jr Programmer / Operations Manager                eData By Design                         Portland, ME                 6/2002 - 7/2004
   eData By Design provided customized data solution and integration services including member/order management software
   targeting the direct marketing and telemarketing industries.
      Helped design and code database architecture for CRM and eCommerce software solution on LAMP platform.
      Direct client support for migrating to new systems.
      Communicated with merchant accounts to determine required specifications.
      Acted as liaison between client’s requests and other programmers.
      Created scripts for adding, removing, updating database as well as designing customized real-time reports.
      Coded individual scripts for transforming and parsing data to required formats for all IMO’s, Suppliers, Vendors, etc.
      Programming – Utilized PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS on Windows and Linux servers.
Network Engineer / Computer Technician            BM Computer Associates                  Portland, ME                 3/2001 - 6/2002
   BM Computer Associates focused on total network/ systems installation, administration, and computer repair for small to mid
   size businesses and is a joint company with eData By Design.
       Responsible for the overall configuration and installation of network and system environments for up to 50 terminals.
       Accountable for compiling estimates, providing direct/personal client interface to propose/determine solutions appropriate
        to each project.
       Integrated systems providing a working knowledge of all Windows platforms, active directory, group policies, exchange and
        multiple programs.
       Provided web development services as required.

2/2005 • Licensed Florida Realtor            • Licensed Florida Mortgage Broker                    Gold Coast School – Ft Lauderdale, FL
3/2001 • Microsoft Certified Professional    • Network + Certified       • A+ Certified      Northeast Technical Institute – Portland, ME
12/1999 • Undergraduate studying Computer Art                                       Savannah College of Art and Design – Savannah, GA
6/1999 • High School Graduate with Honors                                                        Yarmouth High School – Yarmouth, ME

      Servers: Windows NT-2003, Active Directory, Group Policies, Exchange       • Clients: Windows, Linux
      Development: MS SQL Server, C++, C#, Visual Basic.NET, XML, HTML, CSS, Apache, PHP, MySQL
      Software: Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Publisher, FrontPage, Outlook
      Graphic Design: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Corel Graphics Suite
      Marketing Utilities: Google Adwords, Analytics, Facebook, Twitter, Myspace, LinkedIn
      Real Estate Software: REA, Simple Remote, Realhound, ARGUS


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