Tim Malone, MCSE†††††††††††††††† (818) 257-0513†††††††††††††† firstname.lastname@example.org
Apr 83 to Feb 84 Ė Management Systems Corporation, Salt Lake City, UT.† Sold computer systems and provided computer consulting services for several local businesses. †Also held a couple of other non computer-related sales positions during this year in Utah, including work as a registered private detective, a collection agent and even selling cheese.
You wonít find anything about Management Systems Corporation
on the internet these days.† I know
because Iíve looked many times.† Maybe
someday someone will post something that will be helpful in telling the story
of MSC.† I joined the company at a time
when they had both a large consulting service and several retail computer
stores in the
MSC was owned by Deseret Management Corporation, a subsidiary of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.† It provided the computer services needed for the fast growing church in the 1970ís.† In 1978 the Church divested itself of many business ventures, including MSC.† Many of the functions being provided by MSC were absorbed into the Church IS department while the Industry Systems Division, which I worked for, was sold and continued itís consulting and computer sales work for many years.
I was only with MSC for about a month.† I had interviewed with the Church and thought
I had a job with them so I moved my family up to
A memorable event during my tenure at MSC was the great Salt
Lake floods in the late spring (May) of 1983.†
To the right is a picture from near
I worked in the store demonstrating Apple computer systems and began training to teach computer classes in their education center.† While at the store I met a very interesting individual who needed some computer consulting and offered me a job.† I worked for the next month or two for Roger S Lefevre, president and owner of the Consolidated Companies, a very small shell of a company that was the result of many years of losses in his business ventures.
Roger has a very colorful business / financial history from
his very early days and someday when I have more time Iíll share it.† Believe it or not, I became a registered
private detective in
Just before my son was born, my wife and I moved to
No, I had never sold cheese before but I knew how to
sell.† I spent the next six months going
from store to store leaving samples and price lists.† I built up quite a clientele and was just
beginning to see some success when we decided to move back to