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Mr. A.J. Fardella is a Bay Area Native, Born in San Francisco in 1958. Attended public schools and the University of the Pacific in Stockton CA. A.J. is the father of 6 children; Vince 29, Anthony 27, Franklin 26 from previous marriage and Nicolaus 11, Mason-Enrico 7 and Isabelle 5 from A.J.'s beautiful wife Pittsburg Attorney Lisa Della Rocca.
A.J. is an Network Applications Engineer and Security Expert for Black Diamond Data LLC a Woman-owned DC Belt-way/East-Bay based Small Business specializing in Government Contracts for the Federal Law Enforcement Sector, the Military and other Public/Private Institutions.
A.J. is a regarded speaker on technology, expert in the computer crime arena and a Certified Data Forensics Examiner . A.J.'s "Social Engineering and Institutional Security" presentation first delivered on August 10th 2006 at George Mason University for the Computer Forensic Symposium is very popular. A.J. has appeared on CNN's the Larry King Show on August 24th 2006 http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/0608/24/lkl.01.html
Lisa and A.J. made their home together in Pittsburg in 1999 shortly after Nicolaus was born. They have chosen this community to raise their family together. Upon moving into their new house A.J. became aware of community and educational infrastructure issues that were of crucial concern to this new OakHills Community in Pittsburg.
A.J. was quick to use his skills as a web application developer to set up a website to support his Bay Point - Pittsburg community and to formalize his community into one voice by founding the OakHills Community Group. http://ohcg.net
Over the last 12 years in our Community A.J. has:
2010-11 Black Diamond Data Project Lead on development of an advanced secure VPN deployed from a bio-metrically authenticated USB key featuring totally private secure network based VOIP and discrete Enterprise Collaboration Tools delivered anywhere there is Internet connection. And director of Apple Development for BDD.
2008 to the Present Planning Commissioner for the City of Pittsburg. Review and decide public and private projects submitted through Planning Process. Includes but not limited to evaluating EIRs Master Plans and Codes for the City of Pittsburg. Sworn Appointed Position.
Since Oct Since 2003 Currently Operations Manager for Government Contracts for Black Diamond Data LLC. A BayArea/Beltway based woman-owned small business specializing in Institutional Security, Data Forensics and Web Application Development and the implementation of Secure Portals across any business or governmental enterprise. Working with US treasury Office Inspector General, dept of the Navy, Local Law Enforcement and other Public and Private Institutions.
2005 July Born at John Muir in Walnut Creek finally a daughter! Isabellle Verena Mae named Verena after her Maternal Swiss Grandmother, Mae after her Irish Grandmother Deanna Mae and Isabelle after her Spanish Great Grandmother
2005 Project Manger Working with the Wireless Tracking Program of the USSS. Company I worked with was contracted to create their online case management system for wireless tracking missions.
1977 to 2005 Worked for Bill Graham Presents for over 25 years as Stage-hand, Stage Manager, Data Base Programming for Payroll, Production Manager.
2005 to present Production for Harvey's Outdoor Summer Series which runs April to September. A 7,000 seat venue in Lake Tahoe managed by Another Planet Entertainment which has featured acts like Elton John, Stevie Nicks, Chicago, Journey, Earth Wind & Fire etc.
2003 January Born at John Muir in Walnut Creek a son, Mason Enrico named Enrico for General Enrico Fardella our Sicilian ancestor who fought for the Union during the U.S. Civil War. Also named Mason after A.J.'s long time friend and business Colleague Mason Miller of Virginia.
2004 + 2003 Lead Instructor Advanced Technical Development N+ A+ ASP VB for LearniT! In San Francisco and Phoenix
2003 January 5th Mason Enrico Fardella is Born at John Muir
2003 Completed SIMON Critical Infrastructure RDBMS proof of concept for the Electronic Crime Task Force (USSS).
2003 + 1999 Lead Instructor for Learning Tree International Teaching College Courses in Web Development at their ed centers in New York, DC, LA and Chicago, Boston and Atlanta.
2001 Begin Working with USSS Electronic Crime Task Force in Chicago and CID in DC as a civilian.
1999 + 2001 Conceived and founded unique Kiosk Video messaging system and company called "Majikam" http://www.majikam.com
1999 Founded OakHills Community Group and started http://ohcg.net
1999 Moved into New Seeno House at 209 Havenwood Circle with Lisa and our new son Nicky.
1998 Novenber - Born at Children's Hospital Nicolaus Alfredo Born at Children's Hospital, a 4th Generation Fardella San Francisco Born Sicilian-American. Named Alfredo to honor his Paternal Grandfather Dr. Alfredo Della Rocca and Nicolaus to reflect the Name of his Ancestor Nicolaus Hirzel who was a Regional Judge in Zurich born in 1446
1996 Met Lisa Della Rocca back-stage at the Warfield Theatre while working with Fred White.
Started my career in Technology in 1981 drafted out of college by Engineering Manager Len Levine who started me working for the R&D department at Coherent Medical Division in Palo Alto. I bread-boarded and helped build the first generation ophthalmic lasers for ocular surgery. It was a wonderful introduction to technology and it's unfolding power. I remain addicted to this day to this magic.
I then took a job with Journey (the rock band) as a Studio Technician 1982-84.
1984 - 1986 Bio-Rad R&D department was my next tech job where I helped build the first MAPS (Monoclonal Antibody Preparation System) a computer assisted laboratory processing tool. I also designed and built all of the test equipment for our circuit-boards.
1986 In the summer of 1986 my Production Company "Grandma's Attic Productions" did the set design fabrication and Production Management for the ZZ Topp and Journey appearances at the "Mountain Aire" music festivals in Angels Camp at historic Frog-Town. Journey's Appearance was made into an MTV video called "Girl Can't Help It" featuring my set. The ZZ Topp show was the highest grossing Rock Festival in the US that year according to Billboard with receipts in excess of 6 million dollars.
1987 I was Quality Control Engineer for a CT-Scanner Company in South San Francisco called Imatron.
1988 I started my computer consulting business in 1988 doing Security, database systems for small and large businesses which has been ongoing until present day.
In 1989 I started working with Law Enforcement Agencies as a Contract Consultant specifically for the DEA and Federal Marshals Service.
1989 Director for 6, 1/2 hour programs for Stuart Cheffiet at KCSM broadcast Nationwide on PBS called "AirePlay"
1990-1991 Project Manager for the "Emerald City" restaurant Project in Wichita Kansas
1992-95 Back to California and doing database applications delivered through a new User Interface device called a KIOSK for radio and TV stations through-out US. Also contracting development work for FileMaker, Lockeed-Martin, City of San Francisco.
1995 Started doing WWW development. Web Applications etc. Consulting business took a major turn with .com boon
1996 Do contract work for California DOJ
1997-1998 Contract Lead Technical Trainer for Comp-USA Inc. Training Center San Francisco and Walnut Creek
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