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Austin Vern Songer

Advisor Greater Chicago Area, US

Positive Catalyst For Change - Program Manager | Design, Web Development, Healthcare

Positive Catalyst For Change - Program Manager | Design, Web Development, Healthcare

4 vouches

Involved In


City of Kent Parks and Recreation

Side Projects

The Urban Metro
Chandra Holt


Technology and Data Services American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons March 2015 - present
Volunteer Catchafire January 2015 - present
Client Relationship Manager ☆ System Administrator Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center January 2013 - January 2015
Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Petty Officer US Navy July 2008 - January 2015
Leading Petty Officer (Clinic Manager), Administrative Department Fisher Branch Health Clinic July 2012 - June 2014
Infection Control Officer Fisher Branch Health Clinic July 2012 - June 2014
Information Security Analyst (Access Management Specialist) Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center June 2012 - June 2014
Records Manager ☆ Forms Manager Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center June 2012 - June 2014
Sexual Assault Victim's Advocate Department of Defense December 2012 - January 2014
Leading Petty Officer (Clinic Manager), Physical Examinations Department Naval Hospital Guam June 2009 - June 2011
Aerospace Medicine Technician (Hospitalman Apprentice / Hospitalman) Naval Aerospace Medical Institute, Aerospace Medicine Technician "C" School February 2009 - May 2009
Hospitalman Recruit Naval Hospital Corps School October 2008 - January 2009
Seaman Recruit Recruit Training Command July 2008 - September 2008
Head Chef ☆ Kitchen Manager Rooters BBQ and Steakhouse March 2007 - July 2008
Volunteer Firefighter Mountain View Fire and Rescue September 2006 - July 2008
After-School Mentor City of Kent Parks and Recreation March 2007 - June 2008
Fire Hydrant Tester Kent Fire Department Regional Fire Authority May 2007 - August 2007
Cashier Airport 76 January 2004 - December 2006


Robert Morris University - Illinois Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance 2015 - 2016
Defense Information Systems Agency Cyber Security and Information Security
Eastern Illinois University 2012 - 2013
Naval War College Professional Military Education
University of Maryland University College 2009 - 2011
Green River Community College PC support 2006 - 2006
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE, Federal Emergency Management Agency Emergency Management 2008 - 2012
Texas A&M University Cyber Security
Microsoft Imagine Academy 2016 - present
John Hopkins University - Coursera Ruby on Rails Web Development

Interested In

Advisor With
  • • Startups
Markets of Interest
  • • Advertising
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Commerce
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Dating
  • • Education
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Healthcare
  • • Media
  • • Mobile
  • • Payments
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Social Impact
  • • Wearable Tech
  • • Youth Leadership
  • • Records
  • • Content

You Should Know About Me

Key Accomplishments

Implemented the Interactive Customer Evaluation (ICE) System within the federal health care center. He meticulously tracked 1,150 Cusomer Comments, which enabled Leadership to address patient Service enhancing the Environment of Patient Center Care. Additionally, He trained 115 Departmental Customer Service representatives on the proper use of the ICE program.

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Kristofer Pedersen
We worked together  •  Recruit Division Commander, US Navy. Previously Naval Aircrewman (Mechanical), US Navy.
Austin is an intelligent, self starter. Very enthusiastic about all of his endeavors. He has excelled in a very competitive technical field, ... within the US Navy and is eager to make a quality reputation in his next career. I would stake my not only my career on him, but, my reputation.
Merle D'Alba
We worked together  •  Clinical Information Systems Trainer, KSJ & Associates and Appraisal Assistant (part-time), Aaexact Appraisal Company.
I think Austin is a nice person and very intelligent.
Kevin Haws
We worked together  •  Nurse Manager, VA San Diego Healtchare System. Previously Chief Operating Officer, Guam Regional Medical City.
His personal and professional experience to date and enthusiasm in helping people.
Barry Moore
We worked together  •  Registered Nurse, U. S. Navy. Previously Hospital Corpsman, U. S. Navy.
During our time working together, I had the pleasure of participating in a handful of projects with Austin and it never ceased to amaze me h ... ow intelligent and astute he was at coordinating said projects. He was able to foresee outcomes and plan for the needs of our team long before anyone else. I would value Austin’s insight and advice above even more senior and experienced members of our team.

Jameson Goins

Jameson will make an awesome advisor.