Work History

Work History
Jan 2009 - Present

Managing Director/Owner

Denali Technology Solutions
  • Developed Business Continuity presentation and Executive Summary for an industrial chemical cleaning company.
  • Developed BCP presentation, template, and processes to help SMBs understand and meet their Recovery Point Objective (RPO) and Recovery Time Objective (RTO).
  • Worked with several SMB's to improve project management practices.
  • Lead consultative meetings to effectively identify the client’s business goals.Created a Technology Roadmap designed to help the client leverage current technologies to achieve their business goals.
  • Communicated the value and importance of establishing a comprehensive BCP to senior level executives.
Jul 2003 - Dec 2008

Sr. Project Manager

Partners Consulting
  • Performed full lifecycle project management for American Honda Motors using an iterative Rapid Application Development (RAD) methodology producing an Agile-like environment.
  • Managed project initiation by developing scope requirements to match business requirements that were identified by stakeholders through Joint Application Development (JAD) sessions.
  • Developed cost estimating templates to reduce the response time in providing project teams and stakeholders accurate project costs.
  • Effectively gathered and documented business requirements, developed project schedules, application and infrastructure development and deployment, risk analysis and corrective action, project reporting and communications, and sunset reviews.
  • Interacted with and facilitated cross-functional teams to develop strong partnerships and improved communications.This led to improved accuracy in identifying and documenting business requirements.
  • Leveraged tools such as Microsoft Project, Microsoft Visio, and Clarity throughout the project management processes.
  • Managed projects involving the client-side deployment of technologies such as Java, .Net, SAP, and JDE One World.Our teams were responsible for client-side integration, regression, and limited functionality testing.
Nov 2001 - Jun 2003

Sr. Sales Engineer

  • Interfaced with multiple levels within organizations from C-Level executives to highly technical personnel to articulate the customer benefits.
  • Identified cross sell and up sell opportunities throughout the sales cycle to help our team close over $2M of revenue.
  • Generated solution proposals and responded to RFP & RFI’s to meet the business challenges of prospective clients.
  • Conducted Business Case Assessments to ensure project viability and estimate project ROI and TCO.
  • Served on a sales team as the lead sales engineer for an automated software management company.
  • Served on a sales team as the lead sales engineer for an automated software management company.
Jan 2000 - Oct 2001

Internet Manager

Rare Medium
  • Developed product and business development strategy for the Application Service Provider (ASP) hosting solution.
  • Researched and managed the implementation of new technologies (i.e. Security) into B2B and B2C environments.
  • Develop product strategy and marketing materials for the ASP hosting solution.
  • Identify potential business partners to integrate with our ASP hosting solution.
Jan 1998 - Jan 2000

Technology Manager

Taco Bell
  • Planned and managed 30 member teams in the rollouts of new technologies to over 100 laptop upgrades and 135 software upgrades within a 60-hour timeframe.
  • Interfaced with numerous client groups to define business requirements and implement project solutions.
  • Managed Intranet web sites used by multiple development and client groups supporting over 1,000 employees.
  • Researched and implemented new products, technologies and services for Taco Bell clients.
1992 - 1998

Principal Consultant

Vanguard Solutions
  • Developed client base which included major companies such as Taco Bell, Nestle USA and Capitol EMI Records.
  • Researched and documented market and business analysis reports within the technology sector.
  • Developed product strategy and Consulting Services pricing matrix resulting in a 150% increase in revenues.
  • Managed a team of 12 engineers to provide technical support for 35,000 users nation-wide.
  • Created Consulting Services pricing matrix to help ensure profitability.



Profile Highlights

Career Summary

IT visionary with a proven track record of over 15 years of management and consulting expertise in e-Commerce, automobile, aerospace, retail and food service.

Exemplary leader in identifying and implementing business and technical process improvements resulting in reduced Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) and improved Return on Investment (ROI).

Business Achievements

Project Management/Technology Management

  • Directed a project team of 10 people in the client side implementation of a new multi-million dollar proprietary financial system for American Honda Motors leveraging a modified Agile methodology.This system was deployed to 1,600 users throughout 10 nationwide financial centers.This team supported over 200 application developers, played a key role in testing and deployment.
  • Project managed the conversion of 500 traditional copiers, printers, scanners and faxes to 150 Multi-Functional Printers for American Honda Motors. This project was rolled out to 6,000 users and saved the company over $1M dollars annually.Developed and implemented training programs for these devices.
  • Planned and managed 30 member teams in the rollouts of new technologies to over 100 laptop upgrades and 135 software upgrades within a 60-hour timeframe.

Sales & Marketing/Business Development

  • Launched a startup IT consulting company which generated over $300,000 in annual revenue.Clients included Fortune 1000 companies such as Taco Bell, Nestle USA, Capitol EMI Records, and Hughes Aircraft.
  • Served on a sales team as the lead sales engineer for an automated software management company.Designed and validated the software solution benefits through Proof of Concepts.Identified cross sell and up sell opportunities throughout the sales cycle.This sales team closed over $2M of revenue.


I believe in working hard so that I can also play hard and enjoy life.  Here are some of the things that I love to do outside of work.

  • Spending time with my beautiful wife and kids
  • Golfing
  • Working out
  • Basketball
  • Volleyball
  • Martial arts
  • Hanging out at the beach



Project Management

Full life cycle project management.



Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)