584 Lincoln Ave
w Port Charlotte,
w Fax 303-942-6144
Dick's first experiences in
programming began in the early 1960's in the banking industry. In the later
part of that decade a major insurance company in RI brought him on as their
Programming Manager. After moving on to head up the Data Processing
Department at a Manufacturing Firm in the early 1970's, Mr. Evans envisioned
a user's group for data processing professionals that used the System/3
computers from IBM. From that idea
the New England System Three User's Group (later to be known as NES) began
with it's first meeting in Foxboro, MA.
Dick was President of that organization for it's founding years while
he was the Information Systems Manager at a North Attleboro manufacturing
firm. He graduated from Bryant
College with his degree in business, received a Diploma of Practical Theology
from International Seminary and is past President and past Webmaster of the New England Midrange Users Group, the RI AS/400 user's
He was an adjunct professor at
Rhode Island College
since 1986 teaching a number of computer related subjects including Visual
RPG Programming and Web Design as well as courses in RPG/400 Programming,
He was full time at RIC for the last five year of his teaching career there. User Support Services, Management Information Systems, and an applications oriented course, which includes
Windows XP, MS Office 2003, and the Internet. He has also taught applications such as Lotus 1-2-3
for Windows, QuickBooks, Visual dBase, RPGII Programming and WordPerfect for Windows.
His college Web site is available at
1986- 2009 Rhode Island College
Position: Assistant Professor teaching a number of computer related classes:
CIS 324 Web Page Development
College Web site: http://www.ric.edu/revans <--- still an active Web site
1976- Present Evans Associates
Provide consulting and contract programming services to various companies in the Rhode Island and Massachusetts area. Duties include advising management as to their needs, supervising their information systems personnel, providing system's analysis assistance, and programming in RPG/400, as well as offering training in Microsoft Applications and Web Development.
See Web site at: http://www.rwevans.com
1970-1977 ITEK Optical Products Division
Position: Information Systems Manager
Responsible for running a data processing department at their North Attleboro Division as well as a New Jersey and an Ohio location. Responsible for the successful installation of an IBM System in the company's Puerto Rico manufacturing plant.
1965-1970 Puritan Life Insurance Company
Position: Programming Manager
1962-1965 Peoples Savings Bank
Position: System's Analyst
Member and teacher at the Charlotte County Computer Group (CCCGC) in Port Charlotte, FL.
President of The Evans Ministries Inc, a 501c3 non-profit corporation in Rhode Island and recognized in Florida.
Past Vice President and Founder of the Southern New England Wang User's Group.
Past President of the Ocean State Amateur Radio Group and licensed general class amateur radio operator since 1957 with the call sign K1CVP. See www.k1cvp.com
Past President of SNUG, the Southern New England User's Group for System/34-36 equipment.
Past President and Founder of the New England System Three group. Now known as NES.
Past President of the Rhode Island Sports Car Club
Past Executive Vice President of the Providence Chapter DPMA
Available on request