Paul H. Tarver

P.O. Box 3399, Meridian, MS 39303
Tel: (601) 483-4404 – Fax: (601) 483-2103


University of Southern MississippiMajor: Marketing Management
Minor: Computer Science
Graduated: May 9, 1987
University of LondonLondon School of Economics International Management & MarketingCompleted Summer Studies Program, 1985
Pearl High SchoolPearl, MississippiGraduated: May, 1983

Work Experience

Tarver Program Consultants, Inc.Sept, 1989 to Present
Duties: President, Systems Analysis, Consulting & Free-lance programming: Includes pc Software support, design, development, installation, training, & maintenance; Network design, development, & management; Client consultations regarding computer purchases; Specializing in customized program development, Publisher of CruiseCalc, LoadCalc Professional and Call List Scrubber; Owner of Quality PC of Meridian and KanduHosting; Developer of Custom Data Interface systems for payroll processing companies; Developer of AgentTrax custom management system for Insurance Brokerages; Website Designer; Author of Technical Support and Humor Articles; Webmaster for Rivers Of The World
Meridian Community CollegeJan, 1990-Dec, 1991
Duties: Night Class Instructor: Teaching computer training classes to Continuing Education Students. Classes include WordPerfect & Intro to Computers
Paul Broadhead Interests, Inc.Sep, 1989 - Aug, 1992
Duties: Systems Analyst/PC Programmer: PC Software development in several areas: 1) Inventory Control, 2) Order Entry & Mail Order Shipping, 3) Manufacturing process Inventory Control, 4) Timeshare Payment Collections, 5) Water System Payment Collections, 6) Land Contract Payment Collections; Novell Network design, development, and management; Internal Desk-Top-Publishing System design, implementation, & training; Large volume data manipulation & management; Warehouse computerization; Payroll software support and modification; Accounting software review, setup, & installation; User support and training; Hardware maintenance.
Enhanced Systems & ConsultingApr, 1989 - Sep, 1989
Duties: Software & Hardware Sales and Consulting: Sold personal computers and other pc hardware, software, etc. Also involved in software support and training.
JTC, Inc.Mar, 1987 - Apr, 1989
Duties: PC Computer sales: Involved system design, development, and installation as well as on-going software support.
M & M Toy DistributorsAug, 1985 - Mar, 1987
Duties: Systems Analyst & Programmer: Developed complete invoicing and inventory control system using a personal computer. Maintained data files and structures as well as mission critial portions of invoicing. Continued software development throughout time employed and remained operational at all times including during upgrades.

Awards & Activities

  • Secretary/Treasurer - Downtown Optimist Club of Meridian 2012-Present
  • Finance Chairman - Lauderdale United Methodist Church 2010-Present
  • President's Citation for Optimist of The Year 2004
  • Dedicated Service Aware - Tipmasters of Meridian 2003
  • 15 Year Membership Award - Downtown Optimist Club of Meridian 2008
  • Adopt-A-School Sponsor of Northeast Middle School 1997-1999
  • Past-President of Downtown Optimist Club of Meridian 1996-1997
  • A+ Service Technician Certification 1996
  • Redwing Business Systems Top Dealer Award 1994
  • Dedicated Service Award - Mississippi Association of Public Accountants 1992-1993
  • Past-President of Meridian Computer Users' Group 1991-1992
  • President--Business Student Advisory Council (USM)
  • Public Relations Officer--Sciences Fair Organization (USM)
  • Member-- Golden Key National Honor Society (USM)
  • President's List (USM)
  • Dean's List (USM)
  • Regional & State Science Fair Judge, 1984-Present
  • Member--Pearl High School Hall of Fame, 1983