Ralph Scherer's Resume
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Last Update: 5-26-17

RALPH-UWE SCHERER
8340 Harness Shop Road, Gainesville, Virginia 20155 •
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Objective:
To be the best at what I do while not realizing it.

Education:
George Mason University, Fairfax, Va. - 1980-1980.5 • Oakton High School, Oakton, Va. - 1978 Graduate

Work Experience:
schererMedia 
[Jan. 1997-present]

Principal of an innovative design and information technology company specializing in the World Wide Web and emphasizing flexibility, creativity and, above all, staying friendly with tomorrow's technology. As a matter of fact, these days it's more like trying to ride the bucking Brahman bull of technology! :-)

Visit us at http://www.schererMedia.com/.

On close speaking terms with the following software:

  • Joomla! 2.5.24-3.7.2
  • QuarkXPress® 10
  • Macromedia® Dreamweaver
  • Adobe® Photoshop™
  • Adobe® ImageReady™ 7.0
  • Adobe Flash
  • Adobe Contribute
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Microsoft Office
  • Adobe Bridge

American Educational Trust, Art Director [Jan. 1994-Present]
Using QuarkXPress and Photoshop, I help produce 84-page news magazine (Washington Report on Middle East Affairs).


Cowles Enthusiast Media [Jan. 1988 - Jan. 1997] 
Helped produce six history magazines (Military History, World War II, America's Civil War, Aviation History, Wild West and Vietnam) as well as special "one-shots" and calendars, books, etc. Also responsible for troubleshooting Macintosh- and PC-related hardware and software problems. 


Reston Graphics, Inc., President [Jan. 1981 - Dec. 1987] 
Operated typesetting/graphic design company for more than seven years.


Honors:

  • Married the same woman twice.
  • Hit eight (8) home runs in a row during a softball doubleheader in 2000 A.D. at Braddock Park.
  • Eldest son asked me to be his best man at his wedding! 
  • Daughter excelled at University of Mary Washington in the pre-Med curriculum! Now the owner of Fredericksburg Fitness.
  • Men's 40+ softball team, X-Treme Impact, won ASA Nat'l Tourney, Bloomington, IN, Sept. 15-18, 2002.
  • Member of 1972 Little League World Series team (Vienna, Va.)
  • Selected to Second Team All-America, ASA National Men's Masters 40-Over Slow Pitch Softball Tournament in Montgomery, AL, August 24, 2001.
  • Men's 50+ Major softball team, IMS Dogs, won 4 National Titles in 2010. Count 'em: 4!!!
  • Selected to First Team All-America, ASA National Senior 50-Over Slow Pitch Softball Tournament in Burlington, North Carolina, September 3-6, 2010.
  • Men's 50+ Major softball team, IMS Dogs, won 5th National Title August 12-14, 2011. One for the thumb!

Activities:
Whenever possible.