Ed Callahan
W725 Haeussinger Rd.
Fountain City, WI  54629

Home: 608-687-4039
Cell: 507-459-4233


To work in situations where I am challenged and learning new tools and skills. To work in group atmospheres where I can interact with talented people to produce quality products.


Data Services Lead Institutional Research
Winona State University

2007 - present
Winona, MN

Lead of the Data Services group, providing database development and reporting services to Winona State University and Southeast Technical College. Provide services to and work closely with the institution's Institutional Research offices. Generate reports using Microsoft Reporting Services and develop analysis tools using Microsoft Analysis Services. Generate official statistics and reports for internal and external customers. Develop and maintain the Winona State DataMart, a centralized database for the university. Provide Database Administrator services. Member of the Enrollment Analytics and Retention teams.

Board of Education Member
Cochrane - Fountain City School District

2007 - 2016
Fountain City, WI

Elected to C-FC School Board April, 2007. Re-elected 2010, 2013 and 2016. Resigned October 2016.

  • Board Clerk (2016)
  • Board Vice-President (2015-2016)
  • Board President (2008-2014)
  • Board Clerk (2007-2008)
  • CESA 4 Board of Control member (2007-2008)
  • Alternate WASB delegate for CESA 4, 2007
  • WASB Policy and Resolution Committee member, 2007, 2008

Database Application Developer
RTP Company

2004 - 2007
Winona, MN

Lead a team of programmers developing and maintaining RTP's database-driven CRM and forms automation software (OnContact CMS), which is deployed in multiple locations in the United States and internationally. Work with teams throughout the company to design software features that will increase productivity and business intelligence. Administrator of RTP's Microsoft SQL 2000 and 2005 databases. Develop applications in the .Net environment. Administer Citrix Windows server and Linux webservers. Provide support to software end-users.

Internet Programmer/ System Administrator

2002 - 2004
Winona, MN

Lead programmer of mediawërks' database-driven content management and e-commerce web sites. Administer Windows 2003 server, including IIS 6.0 web server and MS SQL Server 2000. Responsible for security and uptime of servers. Specify purchases of server hardware, software, routers and firewalls. Provide technical support to customers.

Internet Programmer/ System Administrator
Distributed Website Corporation

2000 - 2002
Winona, MN

Lead developer of a variety of Internet applications, including e-commerce, content management and educational websites. Leader of programming teams developing complex web sites and was responsible for assigning tasks, evaluating code, and insuring quality of the application. Responsible for application design, programming and software support. Programmed and managed MySQL relational database system. System Administrator for a Linux server cluster. Configured and maintained server software and firewall. Insured security and uptime of servers and network.

Adjunct Faculty
Winona State University

1999 - 2000
Fountain City, WI

Taught introductory statistics classes focused on critical analysis and understanding of statistics commonly found in both the media and in technical literature.

Environmental Statistics

1997 - 2000
Fountain City, WI

Sole proprietor of a business that provided statistical services to varied clients, especially state and federal environmental agencies. Specialized in environmental contaminant and habitat assessment analyses. Also, provided database management including Internet interfaces to SQL databases. Provided custom analysis programming and SAS programming services.

U.S. Geological Survey

1992 - 1997
Columbia, MO

Provided statistical support at the Columbia Ecological Research Center, USGS. Developed custom analyses in toxicology, habitat analysis and land use patterns using a variety of programming languages and statistical tools. Designed and maintained databases. Worked closely with researchers to identify research goals, design experiments, analyze data and report results.


Masters of Art, Statistics
University of Missouri

Columbia, MO

Masters of Science, Fisheries and Wildlife
University of Missouri

Columbia, MO

Bachelor of Science, Fisheries and Wildlife
University of Massachusetts

Amherst, MA