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Michael J. Somerville, MSEL, BSEE
7660 Fay Avenue H-300, La Jolla, CA 92037
(619) 414-2100


Leadership  •  Innovation  •  Results

Skill Summary

    • Entrepreneurial & Visionary Leadership
    • Driver of Business Process Improvement Initiatives
    • History of Career Progression
    • Constantly Exceeding Client Expectations
  • Track Record of Team Development
  • Multi-Industry Background
  • Highly Engaging & Interactive Style
  • Budget & Cost Control
  • Business & Executive Life Coaching Consultant
  • Event Management & Promotion
  • Technology Architecture & Integration
  • Business Reengineering
  • Unique Blend of Technical Expertise & Leadership Skills
  • Board Member for Profit & Non-Profits


Professional Experience

AMAZING, LLC Coaching & Consulting  2009 to Present
Exclusive, Experiential, Executive Life & Recovery Coaching
Founder & Chief Life Architect             

University of San Diego    2005 to Present
IT Manager, Systems Support & Chief Cloud Evangelist

BiG I, Inc., IT consulting             1998 to Present
CTO & Founder   

KFMB AM/FM, San Diego, CA                  1996 to 2003
Director of Engineering, Radio  

COMPASS RADIO GROUP                  1994 to 1996
KEZK-FM/KFNS-AM, St. Louis, MO        
Chief Engineer

KCBQ AM/FM, San Diego, CA
Assistant Chief Engineer



Master of Science in Executive Leadership  (MSEL), May 2010
an Executive MBA from the # 18 ranked School of Business
Graduated with honors in top 20% of all graduate business school students
Lifetime Member, Beta Gamma Sigma : International Business Honor Society

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE), May 1994

DISC Certified Trainer and Facilitator


Professional Affiliations and Board Appointments

Former President, Board of Directors (2012)
It’s All About The Kids foundation, San Diego CA,

Director, Board of Directors
           The Turning Point Home, San Diego CA,

Executive Business Advisor, Board of Advisors
H.E.R.O. House, LLC,

Lifetime Member, Beta Gamma Sigma
International Business Honor Society,

PMI, Project Management Institute,
Member, August, 2007 / PMP training, September 2007

IEEE, Institute for Electrical and Electronic Engineers
Career Mentor Program Coordinator, E-mail liaison. (1992 - 1995)

SBE, Society of Broadcast Engineers, Member # 15078
Certified as Broadcast Engineer, April 1995
Certified as Broadcast Technologist, January 1995
Certified as Television Operator, April 1995
FCC Radio Telephone Operator Permit, March 1983


Additional programming/computer experience:

C#.NET, ASPX, Assembler, Pascal, BASIC, SQL, MySQL, Access Front-end Programming, INTERGATE® technologies, Novell® Client32, v3.x SFTiii, v4.x, V5.x.
WINDOWS: 9x®, NT ®, 2000, 2003, XP, Outlook, Word, Excel, Access.
MAC: OSx; Jaguar/Panther, BSD-UNIX, LINUX (RedHat, SuSE).
Marketron Traffic and Billing system (ACT II, ACT IV and WINDOWS versions).

Internet: PHP, HTML, ASP.NET (database integration), eCommerce.
REAL Audio/Helix Server, Darwin Server, Xing/Streamworks, Windows Media, WINAMP/ShoutCast.

Assembly and troubleshooting of all PC compatibles, from workstation to server. WAN/LAN installation and management
of 10,000+ user networks, using multiple network platforms, and multiple server configurations & operating systems.

Additional RF Experience (System design, Repair, Maintenance, & Installation):

Satellite: Ku/C-band uplink and downlink, StarGuide II, III, Scientific Atlanta, Ariel.
AMís: Multi-tower directional & Non-D arrays, ATUís, etc. 1 Kw - 50 Kw facilities. Harris, Continental, Nautel, & BE transmitters.
FMís: Harris, Continental, Gates, RCA & BE transmitters.
Multi-Transmitter combiner site with over 600 KW E.R.P.
Other: STLís, Two way: Microwave and Satellite communication.
All types of telephony from POTS and 1A2ís to T-1/PRI links for telephony, computer networks, and audio distribution.
Remote Audio: COMREX(1 line, 2 line, HOTLINE, NEXUS, VECTOR etcÖ),
Moseley, MARTI, Telos: ZEPHYR, SW56, ISDN

Excellent professional references provided upon request.