WVNCC | West Virginia Northern Community College

WVNCC | West Virginia Northern Community College

About Me

David J. StoffelDavid Stoffel

Instructor, Computer Information Technology at WVNCC
August 2011 – Present


President at Wye Oak Technology, Inc.
April 2000 - Present• Senior Management

Sr. Business Analyst at Gannett - HighSchoolSports.net
April 2008 - October 2010

Project Manager and Instructional Designer at NASA - CET- WJU
April 1997 - April 2000

• Managed the Educators Resource Network project.
• Instructional Designer and Programmer for Astronomy Village Investigating the Universe© and Astronomy Village Investigating the Solar System© award winning educational software.
• Designed and managed the creation of the first “live” streaming video of the President of the United States (Clinton) doing a town hall meeting.
• Designed an intellectual property database used in the creation of educational software. 

Project Manager / Senior Programmer at HGO Technology, Inc
May 1993 - April 1997

• Instructional Design, implementation, and management for a wellness project which was funded by the US Centers for Disease Control and had a total budget of $2.25M.
• Designed and managed the creation of the original WTRF TV-7 web site

Programmer / Instructional Designer at MindBank, Inc
January 1988 - May 1993

• Created natural gas pipeline simulators using Visual Basic 1, AutoCAD, and natural gas pipeline system modeling software. These pipeline simulators are being used to train the gas control operators how to handle real-time disasters on a computer simulator.
• Developed an aerial image mapping and database system to market commercial, industrial, and recreational property for the City of Chicago.

Programmer - CAD Specialist at Picture Perfect Systems
November 1985 - January 1988

• Programmed using 6805 assembly language to create a 6-bank video tape player system that would synchronize the players for use in a video cube system.
• Designed and built a 55,000 watt television transmitter from the component level up.
• Designed a remote control coal mining machine. 


West Virginia University

Master of Software Engineering, Software Engineering 2017
Golden key International Honor Society (top 5% of graduate students)

Colorado State University 

NA, Education, 1999 - 1999

West Virginia Wesleyan College 

BA, Philosophy - Religion - Computer Science, 1981 - 1985

West Virginia Northern Community College

Coursework in Culinary Arts

Recent Coursework:

Master of Software Engineering, Software Engineering at West Virginia University 

Skills & Expertise


SQL, Windows, Data Analysis, Programming, Visual Basic, Business Development, Microsoft SQL Server, HTML, C#, Microsoft Office, Java, Microsoft Excel, XML, JavaScript, Social Media, SEO, ColdFusion. 


Teaching, Management, Strategic Planning, Public Speaking, Government Relations, Contract Negotiations, Foreign Materials Sales. 

Family and Fun Stuff:


Wife: Becky works at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Children: Eve, Zoe, and Liv. Eve is a graduate of  Carnegie Mellon University and WVNCC 


I love obstacle course races (OCR) I have competed in over 40 races including the Worlds Toughest Mudder and the Obstacle Course World Championships.
I play on a summer softball team with my church.
I build things. 


I am a member of the JM school improvement counsel.

I sing in the Simpson United Methodist church choir and help with services as needed. 


• Educator, Sr. Executive, Instructional Designer, Application Analyst/Developer, and Manager in a wide variety of educational and business environments.

• Accomplished management and technical professional, with a background in education, business development and government contracting domestically and multi-nationally.