Resume Cory Lafferty   
Cory Lafferty
Olathe, Kansas


Cory is a Database Administrator with a strong background in C# development seeking a career in a challenging fast growing development environment. Cory is seeking employment with a company that has a strong team and illustrates a professional work environment. Cory exercises strong communication skills and a solid understanding of database administration and application development.


Penton Media

Oct. 08 present

Database Administrator

  • Built 2005 & 2008 SQL environments
  • Redid backup process for all SQL Servers
  • Upgraded servers from SQL Server 2000 to SQL Sever 2005 & 2008
  • Worked doing general IT work involving Active Directory, DNS, Sharepoint
  • Improved performance on slow running SQL Servers
  • Coded in Integration Services

PlattForm Advertising

Feb. 06 Oct. '08

Database Administrator/Developer

  • Optimized databases running on SQL Server 2005
  • Located long running queries and rewrote them to increase speed
  • Developed in C# recreating all major internal systems
  • Wrote or approved stored procedures used in our internal/external applications
  • Assisted in implementing new database design
  • Performed data migration using Integration Services
  • Wrote code inside of Integration Services to simplify migration process
  • Setup all backups and SQL Server automated jobs
  • Did trouble shooting on legacy systems to find areas that could be improved

Mail Print Inc.

Feb. 04 Jun. 07

Database Administrator/Developer

  • Used Visual Studio to develop applications and web pages in VB.Net and C#
  • Administered Databases; SQL Server and MySQL
  • Developed company web site in PHP using Code Charge development software
  • Assisted in server migration and building out new servers
  • Programmed accounting software

Fidelity National Information Solutions

Feb. 02 Feb. 04

SQL Analyst

  • Managed team in the acquisition of data from MLS boards for posting to web sites
  • Programmed Perl scripts to automate data acquisition
  • Wrote SQL statements to verify and update data

Black & Veatch

May 02 Dec. 02

Cygnet Administer

  • Developed several scripts in Visual Basic improving the efficiency of employees in our department
  • Programmed using a variety of languages, particularly Visual Basic, SQL, XML and C++
  • Helped in administering project web sites from configuration to implementation
  • Created the on-line training program in Flash for documentation system

Johnson County Community College

Summer 99

Network Services Intern

  • Worked with Network Technicians learning all aspects of networking
  • Tested, installed and wired network drops in classrooms
  • Used trouble-shooting techniques to find hardware and software problems with computers


Programming Languages

C#,C++,VB.NET, Visual Basic, PHP, HTML, Perl, Java Script, Flash


SQL Server 2000 & 2005, MySQL 4+


Windows 9X, 2000, XP, Server 2003, Unix, Linux (Red Hat), Mac OS


SQL Server Management Studio, Visual Studio 2003 & 2005, SSIS, Profiler, Reporting Services


Bachelor of Science - Computer Engineering

Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS



Founder, Duke & Duke Investment Club

Founded and currently serve as Treasurer for 14 member investment club that grew over 20% in our first year.

President, National Association of Engineering Student Councils

Oversaw all activities including the implementation of a national magazine

Obtained agreements with NSPE, ASEE, ENGINUITY Magazine

Attended and spoke at seven conferences as the organizations representative

President, Kansas State Engineering Student Councils

Served as President for two terms leading the council to great growth and organization

Set up several events that included the entire College of Engineering

Acted as the student representative for the College of Engineering

Student Achievement Award

First student to receive this award which was created to identify students that are active in the College of Engineering.


Computer Solutions
Database Administration
Friend/Family Web Sites
Web Development