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Summary

• 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

May 2008May 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 2006Jun 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 2005Apr 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

Education

Aug 2007Apr 2009

Master of Management Information Systems

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

Activities

- 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 2007Apr 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 2001Aug 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

Activities:

- VP Public Relations, Econosofia Student Club

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