• Results-driven information systems professional with demonstrated success in reducing IT department costs and in improving training procedures

• More than 3 years of experience, including the areas of:

odatabase administration (Oracle, MS Access)

otraining and support (Cisco CallManager, VPN, LanDesk, Planview)

oe-mail (Outlook, Lotus Notes)

owireless telecommunications (RIM BlackBerry, BES)

ovoicemail systems (Octel, Cisco Unity)

o security policies

Work experience

Work experience
May 2008 - May 2009

Networking / Communication Technologies Specialist (co-op)

United States Steel Corporation

• Effectively communicated with internal customers at all levels of the organization to

determine technology needs and to provide training on a regular basis

• Initiated, planned and coordinated the implementation of a knowledge retention tool within the department

• Played an active role in reducing wireless telecommunications costs by more than 10% through improved internal billing processes and management of vendor relations

• Participated in current projects: provided training and support during the implementation phase of a new voicemail system

May 2006 - Jun 2007

Project Manager - Tourism Research

Business Development International

• Coordinated a remote team of 15 people in researching data on European tourism

• Maintained the company’s website and communicated with partners

Aug 2005 - Apr 2006

Junior Help Desk / Information Security Trainee

HVB Bank Romania

• Performed advanced technical troubleshooting of computers and network equipment

• Developed and implemented plans to safeguard internal network from unauthorized access

• Analyzed and recommended software solutions for the security of online banking network


Aug 2007 - Apr 2009

Master of Management Information Systems

University of Pittsburgh - Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business


- Katz Student Ambassador

- Teaching Assistant, Commercial Banking

- Teaching Assistant, Investment Banking

- VP, Consulting Club

- VP, Business Technology

Consulting Field Project:

Client: University of Pittsburgh Health Sciences

Activity: Coordinated the analysis phase for an internal online research community project, managed the request for proposals for the branding process and determined the benchmarks for project success

Aug 2007 - Apr 2009

Master of Business Administration

University of Pittsburgh - Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business

Honors: Beta Gamma Sigma International Honors Society

Consulting Field Project

Client: Westinghouse Electric

Activity: Identified on-going project management issues in the Nuclear Services Group, determined potential corrective actions and provided recommendations for improvement to upper management

Aug 2001 - Aug 2005

Bachelor of Science in International Economic Relations

Academy of Economic Studies

Minor in International Business Communications (English, French)

Graduated in top 10% of class


- VP Public Relations, Econosofia Student Club

- participant and finalist in the Communication Olympics 2004, organized by ProDemocracy Foundation, Bucharest