Work History

Work History
Jul 2001 - Present


Nubian Computing Technology Innovators

Engagement Manager: Small business and public sector information technology consulting practice and solutions provider. Capabilities include Strategic Planning, Web Development, End User Training and Project Management. Representative accomplishments include:

  • Detroit Festival of Speed & Style at Campus Martius Park; a vehicle extravaganza showcasing classics, hot rods, muscle cars, motorcycles, low-riders and alternative fuel vehicles. Planned and executed scenic tour and managed the command center with oversight of all Information Technology activities for event administration
  • Education solutions include the design and delivery of two workshops for 200 UAW members (“Using Computers and the Internet for Research” and “Using the Internet for Researching Government Directories, Websites, Grants and Loans”)
  • Implementation of a computer lab and employee timekeeping system for Montessori school
  • Web development and support for commercial clients in healthcare, tax preparation, faith-based, marketing/publishing and accounting
  • Hardware / application consulting, procurement, deployment, network troubleshooting and training
Apr 1995 - Jul 2001

Project Management Consultant

Electronic Data Systems Corporation

Consulting engagements for a variety of manufacturing organizations to increase efficiency, growth and competitive advantage; examples include:

  • Program Manager for Voice over IP deployment. Day-to-day people management responsibility for a staff of 50 technical professionals, while working with engineering teams and WAN provider to solidify solution. Project scope: 4,500 users, 1,800 buildings in 3 processing facilities spanning 45 square miles, for a global chemical manufacturer
  • Engagement management of 6 multicultural teams of manufacturing and technical professionals executing Y2K assessments from 30 suppliers in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and China for a data storage client
  • Manufacturing subject matter expert on business restructuring engagement determining cost / profit center choices, product mix analysis, consolidation / replacement recommendations of plant management for precision tool manufacturer
Jul 1994 - Apr 1995

PC Consultant

Nubian Computing Unlimited

Executed hardware, software and network maintenance agreements for Detroit empowerment zone Community Development Corporation and Southfield, Michigan based travel agency.

Mar 1983 - Jun 1994

Manufacturing Industry Consultant

Digital Equipment Corporation
  • Supervised professionals from IBM, EDS and GM that developed the specification for a plant floor interface designed to compress vehicle development life cycle and save the automotive client between $3 - 7 million annually
  • Developed and delivered a notebook investment training course for learning consultants and instructors while on the road that increased computer literacy and improved productivity by over 30%
  • Jointly developed an on-line manufacturing process documentation system (suitable for clean-room production environment), vendor management, concurrent manufacturing / engineering techniques and deployed robotic process for increased manufacturing throughput of 65% for new mass storage device



Bachelor of Science

Professional Development:  EDS Manufacturing Enterprise Leadership Program


Information Technology professional with broad experience in solving business problems utilizing Industrial Engineering, business process transformation, technology strategies and project management techniques. Experiences include leadership of digital voice deployment; and of several teams conducting readiness assessments at supplier sites in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Hong Kong, Dongguan and Shenzhen, thus increasing shareholder value for Fortune 100 clients.


An opportunity to manage, instruct, inspire and influence top notch professionals on leading edge strategic technology based projects that reduce expense and add shareholder value. As a highly seasoned business professional, I am accustomed to working on global impact assignments in diverse and fast paced environments.



I.T. Deployment

Successfully brought to market the following products / services: Laser Printer, Video Monitor, Removable / Hard Drive Combo device, Hard Disk Drive, Plant Floor Interface Methodology, Asset Management Implementation Methodology, Enterprise Resource Planning for Manufacturing, Voice over IP survey and Retail Point-of-Sale with network integration

Web Development

Dreamweaver, Fireworks, WordPress, HTML, Linux, MySQL, Apache Web Server, PHP and Open Source Content Management Systems

Training Facilitation Instruction

Ability to translate complex concepts and simplify them for student understanding and knowledge transfer.


Proficient in verbal, face-to-face, written and electronic (texting, social networks, e-mail, blogs, forums, content management systems) methods.

Project Management

Integral skill utilized throughout entire career: from new product introduction of computer peripherals (laser printer, video monitor, hard drives) to voice over IP deployment.