About Steve Robbins
- Franciscan seminarian (yup) through high school, two years of college, one of novitiate.
Left, finished BA at University of Minnesota.
- BA, Psychology/Philosophy, University of Minnesota, 1967.
- Drafted, 1st Lt. in Marines, 3 years. In combat in Vietnam, infantry, long range reconnaissance,
- Graduate school, educational psychology/psychology, U of Minnesota, 1970-76.
- Ph.D., Educational psychology/psychology, 1976. Minor equivalent in computer science.
- One year as Asst. Professor, Chatham College, Pittsburgh.
- Considered "too theoretical" to land a permanent academic job in psychology.
Thus the bullet points below - went to the business world.
- Asst. Vice President, Mellon Bank, Pittsburgh. Started as programmer, ultimately a
Systems Manager with forty technical professionals, covering various banking systems.
- Moved to Idaho. Asst. Vice President, West One Bancorp, Boise (ultimately U. S. Bancorp),
1987-1996. Sr. Project Manager, responsible for multiple banking software systems.
- 1996-2011: Asst. Vice President, Metavante Corp (ultimately FIS Global), Milwaukee (a banking software
firm). Application Architect, responsible for strategic direction of the lending systems.
- Present: Retired on his mini-farm in Wisconsin
- Current email: SERobbins27@Wildblue.net