Steve P. Lackey

Technology - Photography - Web Design


Who am I?

A creative and multi-talented information systems and technologies individual with thirty seven years of hands-on experience. Ability to deliver a high return on software and technology investments. Accomplished systems integrator using common data, tools and processes. Advanced problem solving skills. Strong background in accounting, manufacturing and customer service.

A True Professional

Business Minded and Oriented

Creative and Adaptable




Web Design


A brief experience summary.

8/2008 - Present Catawba County Government, Newton, NC
Systems Analyst

10/2005 - 8/2008 Legacy Furniture Group, Inc., Conover, NC
Art Director

4/2001 - 2/2005 Hickory Springs Manufacturing, Inc., Hickory, NC
Senior Programmer/Analyst

2/2000 - 1/2001 Great Smokies Diagnostic Lab, Asheville, NC
Financial Analyst

7/1994 - 11/1999 Spectrum Dyed Yarns, Inc., Kings Mountain, NC
Director of Information Services
Senior Programmer/Analyst

4/1988 - 7/1994 Lundy/Recognition, Charlotte, NC
Senior Programmer/Analyst
MIS Director

1/1984 - 4/1988 Spectrum Dyed Yarns Inc., Kings Mountain, NC
Data Processing Manager

6/1977 - 12/1983 Various Companies
Other Computer Related Employment

Awards & Recognition

GIGa (Government Innovation Grant Award)

for recognition of use of QR Codes on Building Permits

2011, First Annual

Certificate of Recognition from Catawba County Board of Commissioners

Memeber of the Team for utilization of qr codes and winning GIGa Award
March 2012

Tyler Community Elite Award

2014, 2015, 2016 & 2017

Certifacte of Completion of Catawba County Leadership Academy

Initial Class of 2013

Tyler Technologies - Certificate of Completion

CAP & IVR Certification

StateTECH Magazine - Cracking the QR Code Article

June 24, 2011


Belmont Abbey College, Belmont, North Carolina

Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration
with minors in Computer Science and Accounting
Graduated May 1995 with cum laude honors and a GPA of 3.64
Full-time student from August 1990 through may 1995
Appeared in the following listings
Belmont Abbey's President's and Dean's Lists
1992-1993 National Dean's List
1993-1994 National Dean's List

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, Florida

1976-1977 Engineering and Computer Courses

Additional Courses and Training

Web Master Certificate - CVCC, Hickory, North Carolina
Advanced Photoshop - CVCC, Hickory, North Carolina
Studio Lighting - CVCC, Hickory, North Carolina
Sybase DBA - Sybase Training, Charlotte, North Carolina
PowerBuilder 4.0 - Cadance, Charlotte, North Carolina
VisualBasic 6.0 - IKON Training, Charlotte, North Carolina
360/370 Assembler - CPCC, Charlotte, North Carolina
COBOL - UNC-A, Asheville, North Carolina

Partial Reading List

The Leadership Challenge - James M. Kouzes & Barry Z. Posner
Leadership on the Line: Staying Alive through the Dangers of Leading - Martin Linsky & Ronald A. Heifetz
Everyone Communicates, Few Connect – John C. Maxwell
Leading Outside the Lines – Job R. Katzenbach & Zia Khan
Talent is Overrated – Geoff Colvin
21 Irrefutable Rules of Leadership – John C. Maxwell
The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth – John C. Maxwell
Dragonriders of Pern Series - Anne McCaffery
The Complete Humorous Sketches & Tales of Mark Twain
The One Minute Sales Person - Spencer Johnson & Larry Wilson
The One Minute Manager - Spencer Johnson
Reengineering the Corporation - Michael Hammer & James Champy
Accumulation and Power - Richard B. DuBoff
Dynamic Manufacturing - Robert H. Hayes, Steven C. Wheelwright & Kim B. Clark
Thriving on Chaos - Tom Peters
To Mock a Mockingbird - Alfred A. Knopf
Advanced Database Techniques - Daniel Martin
The Prince - Machiavelli
Corporate Lifecycles - Ichak Adizes
The Work of Nations - Robert B. Reich
Build Your Brain Power - Arthur Winter, M.D. and Rush Winter
The Society of the Mind - Marvin Minsky
What They Don’t Teach You at Harvard Business School - Mark H. McCormack
Angels and Spaceships - Fredric Brown
The Gold Years of Science Fiction - Isaac Asimov
2001: A Space Odessy Series - Arthur C. Clarke