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Thomas A. McCullough III

MS Cybersecurity Student

Charlotte, NC

tmccull9@uncc.edu

(919) 830-5896


Skills

Programming

80%

Web Development

90%

Wordpress

85%

Adobe Creative Cloud

95%

Languages

English

Italian



Work Experience

Product Security Engineer, Honeywell
May 2019 - August 2019

Assisted the deployment of a new internal cybersecurity requirements framework to transition from waterfall to agile secure software development, and developed the training for that framework for 3,000 Honeywell Engineers. Supported new product introduction product security process deliverables including threat modeling, final security reviews, threat vulnerability assessments, etc. for software and firmware development within Honeywell Safety and Productivity Solutions. Further responsibilities included auditing key product security process deliverables for correctness and completeness, assisting development teams determine risk and identify appropriate security requirements and controls, and assisting cross-functional activities for incident response.


Web Developer and Graphic Designer, Freelance
December 2013 - May 2018

Provided freelance Web & Graphic Design services to mostly local clients. Developed a sense of customer service and responsibility while assisting small business owners in reaching more customers. Designed & developed websites, logos, advertising materials, and provided other consulting services surrounding web design decisions and domain name brokerage.


Principal, JuxCraft
November 2012 - July 2015

Founded and grew an online community from 0 to over 100,000 subscribers. While leading a team of over 40 people, I was responsible for building and maintaining online game servers and websites, organizing in-person events, filming, editing, and producing hundreds of videos, managing of computer systems and software, public speakeing at corporate and charitable events, etc.


Education

M.S. Cybersecurity, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Fall 2019 - Spring 2021

The Master of Science in Cybersecurity is designed to equip students with the latest knowledge and skills in cybersecurity and privacy. Graduates of the program will be employable by both businesses and governments that have important information assets to be protected from increasingly sophisticated cyber-attacks.


B.S. Computer Science, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Fall 2016 - Spring 2020

My Bachelor of Science in Computer Science requires a common set of Computer Science courses, includes a concentration in Cybersecurity, an outside discipline concentration in Roman History, a comprehensive general education and was developed through consultation with an academic advisor.


Semester Abroad, Istituto Lorenzo de' Medici - Roma
Fall 2018

International Student in Rome, Italy for one semester conducting undergraduate research on the empirical period of Ancient Rome. Studied Roman History and Italian Culture. Developed Italian language skills from none to a basic conversational level.


High School Diploma, Middle Creek High School
Fall 2012 - Spring 2016

Graduate of the Digital Media Academy, where I completed two semester-long independent studies in Web Design and Graphic Design. Won a SkillsUSA State Championship in T-Shirt Design & Presentation, and competed on a national level. Chess team captain. Graduated with honors.



Awards

CyberCorps Federal Scholarship for Service, National Science Foundation
Summer 2019

The Scholarship for Service (SFS) is designed to recruit and train the next generation of cybersecurity professionals to meet the needs of Federal Government. This full academic scholarship will support me through the completion of my Master's Degree in Cybersecurity.


2x Dean's List, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Fall 2017, Spring 2018

Recognizes undergraduate degree-seeking students with superb records of academic performance.


State Champion, SkillsUSA North Carolina
April 2015

Competed and finished first place in the North Carolina SkillsUSA SLSC competition for T-Shirt Design and Presentation. The competition was scored based on a presentation given to a panel of graphic design judges.