Mel Lusk

650 W McClellan St.

Ponchatoula, LA 70454

+1 (985) 662-1625


A seasoned and dedicated IT professional with experience and success installing and implementing enterprise software, hardware and network systems, providing technical support to software end-users, and managing system engineers and developers.


Qualification Highlights   


Technical Expertise


Software:  Windows Server/clients, SQL server 7.0-2019, Oracle 8i-18c, MySQL 4-8.0, Red Hat Linux-Ubuntu Linux, Mac OS 7-15.0, Sun Solaris 8-11, OS2 WARP 3-4, Novell Netware 4-6, Visual Basic 6.0-.NET, ASP 3-.NET, BSD Unix Variants, AutoCAD 2000, Turbo Pascal, Fortran, MS Exchange, Postfix/Qmail, Citrix Metaframe-XenAppXenServer , VMWare ESX 3.5-4.1, Rockwell Ladder Logic

Hardware:  Dell/IBM/HP servers, blade centers, HP/Xerox imaging and printing, Cisco VPN, SOHO routers, NetApp, EMC/IBM SANs, Sun SPARCStations, DEC VAX/Alpha, IBM Z-series (intermediate), Macintosh 68k/PPC/Intel, variety of point-of-sale hardware, Allen-Bradley PLCs


Professional Experience


CCMSI, Inc. (1/2018-Present)

Chief database architect of all applications. 


GCR, Inc. (10/2014-12/2017)

·      Manager of SQL Development Team, four direct reports

·      Primary architect of relational DB management systems


Baton Rouge General Hospital (2013-2014)

Equifax/CRIF Lending Solutions (2008-2012)

-Credit Bureau and Loan Origination Software-


FAST Enterprises, LLC (2003-2008)

-Produces quality tax administration software systems for governments-

Additional achievements by project include:

Louisiana Department of Revenue DELTA Project (2003-2005)

-Served as chief technical lead for successful end-user tablet PC project

City of Scottsdale, Arizona ALARM Project (January 2005)

-Implemented and designed server architecture

State of Alabama RITS project (2005-2008)

-Technical Supervisor with 99.999% uptime for 1,000 GenTax end users

-Designed a custom disaster recovery solution  

State of Arkansas AIRS project (2008)

-Team lead for both technical and data conversion teams

Extended Technologies, a division of Neill Corporation (2000-2003)

-Produces SalonBiz, a point-of-sale software package for the salon and spa industry-


Southeastern Louisiana University (2000-2002)

-A university with a nationally-recognized Industrial Technology Department-




Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Technology/Automated Systems (2001)

Southeastern Louisiana University; Hammond, Louisiana





Professional and Personal References available upon request