August 2013 – Present Kirkland, Washington USA | Owner
Providing corporate and individual consultation on technology, workflows, training, contract management and web-based application development. Specialize in insurance, education and health care industries. Services available for assisting schools on the Seattle Eastside with artistic design, direction, filming and technical assistance - from talent shows and assemblies to directing plays. We also provide after school enrichment programs for drama and computer programming.
March 2011 – Present Kirkland, Washington USA | Executive Artistic Director
We love performing arts and our goal is to pass that appreciation to the next generation by helping elementary and secondary students discover the joy in creating imaginative and thought provoking pieces of live entertainment while learning about themselves in the process.
June 2014 – June 2016Kirkland, Washington | VP of Communications
Manage electronic communication for school, web site, online storage, social media and volunteers.
April 2014 – Present | Web Development
April 2013 – April 2014 | President
April 2012 – April 2013 | Vice President
Users' group for Vertafore Sagitta customers, helping them to get more out of their agency management system and technology.
August 1999 – August 2013 Bellevue, WA USA | Principal & Chief Information Officer
"Johnmichael is responsible for Parker, Smith & Feek's information technology, including our Internet services. He designs and manages the secured web sites we provide for our clients and assists our clients and account management teams in maintaining security, functionality and information traffic flow through these sites. He is the inventor of our BrokerageLINK suite of software products, most noticeably DigitaLINK, our web site for client information exchange and MarketLINK, a secure Web site for exchanging underwriting data with insurance companies. Johnmichael is our Chief Information Officer and a Principal of the firm.
Johnmichael has been designing Web sites since 1995 and started his own web design company. He is an expert on network security and has incorporated all of the safety features to maintain the confidentially of our clients' data. He is recognized nationally for his contributions to insurance brokerage information technology and he is active in the AMS National User Group where he is a frequent presenter. He chaired the U.S. national conference of Assurex Global Information Technology in 2004 and 2005. Prior to joining Parker, Smith & Feek in 1999, Johnmichael spent five years as Director of Information Systems for a regional healthcare facility located in Auburn, Washington. He is a graduate of the University of Oregon."
2012 – 2014 | Kirkland, WA USA | VP of Communications
1995 – 1999 | Auburn, WA USA | Information Services Director
Managed information systems, technical infrastructure, agency management system, contract and electronic communication with King Count PHP (Title XIX) and medical records
September 1993 – July 1999 Seattle, Washington USA | Executive Artistic Director
Created a new theatre company that performed original plays in Seattle.
1984 – 1993 | Owner & Executive Developer
Specialized in developing telecommunications software for home computers.
Golden Acorn Award
Kirkland Middle School PTSA & Washington State PTA | June 2015
A.G. Bell Elementary PTSA & Washington State PTA | June 2014
"A Golden Acorn Award is presented, by a local PTA unit or council, to a volunteer in recognition of his/her dedication and service to children and youth. Since the beginning of this program, more than 44,000 Golden Acorns have been presented to volunteers throughout Washington State. A contribution in the name of the recipient(s) is made by the honoring PTA to the Washington State PTA Scholarship Program. From these contributions, WSPTA is able to provide grants to freshman students entering post-secondary education."
Bell Ringer Service Award
A.G. Bell Elementary PTSA | June 2013
Annual award given for service to the A.G. Bell Elementary students and community.
NetVU Chairman of the Board | April 2013
Chairman's Award(s) will be given by the current chairman of the board at conference for annual service to NetVU. A volunteer committee may give recommendations to the chairman; however, the chairman will issue the award. Awards have been issued to members, Vertafore employees, insurance carriers, such as those active in interface, and industry partners.
NetVU | March 2005
First ever recipient of this annual award. "The Automation Excellence Award will be awarded to NetVU insurance agency that best exemplifies excellence in agency automation implementation. There will be two awards–one for an agency with 25 users or less and one for more than 25 users. The goal of this award is to celebrate innovative ideas that enhance agency efficiency, profitability and streamlined operations."
NetVU & AMSUG | 2005, 2006, 2009, 2014
"The MVP designation is awarded to select groups of members who have gone above and beyond to advance their Chapters, promote industry automation, and make a difference in the lives of their fellow users."
Community Service Award
Valley Cities Counseling & Consultation | May 2005
For development of the Valley Cities web site and assisting with technology needs.