Dan Crawford

Dan Crawford

Work experience

Work experience
Jan 2003 - Present


Tabanet Enterprises LLC
  • Provider of technology and business services including from home computing needs, business strategy planning, organizational management, internet services, and business technology integration. Focusing upon Microsoft based solutions, I have recognized IT certifications (Security+, MCSE, MCSA, and MCP) renown throughout the world.
  • Providing a premier level business management, computer system, information technology, and internet/web consulting services to local and national clients.
  • Continuous education in security, technology, and project management knowledge, experience, and tools.
Nov 2007 - Mar 2009

IT Manager

Narragansett Imaging
  • Management of IT infrastructure including Network gear (Cisco, NetGear, Linksys), Servers (Dell, Terabyte), and Personal Computers (Wyse Citrix devices, Desktops & Laptops w/Windows XP), Telephony (PBX, Voicemail, Call Accounting, Wireless devices), and Business Applications (Office Professional, MFG/Pro, Progress DB, Microsoft SQL DB, Symantec AntiVirus & Net Backup).
  • Create of Corporate IT standards to meet requirements of ISO9001 and ISO13485 standards.
Jul 2006 - Oct 2007

IT Manager

Iron Age Corporation
  • Optimized Veritas Netbackup solution reducing Oracle database backups from 16 hours to 5.5 hours.
  • Rebuilt network infrastructure providing redundancy and increased network traffic speeds. Gained experience monitoring and troubleshooting Cisco PIX, Cisco 1600 / 2800 series, HP ProCurve, and 3COM network gear.Management of IT team following Iron Age’s January 2007 announced bankruptcy & departure of CIO.
  • Developed and implemented long-term retention policies per bankruptcy courts requirements including:
    • Managed project to systemically close Iron Age’s multinational corporate network including over 100 stores.
    • Installed two VMWare Servers and virtualized dozens of Windows NT/2000/2003 and Red Hat Linux Servers for on-going trustee access without need to retain $250K of data center hardware.
    • Performing data analysis including records purge, consolidation of data, and long-term data retention.
    • Accomplished remote server wiping, systemic network reduction, and terminating contracts at nearly 100 stores in the US, Canada, and Puerto Rico.
  • Lead migration efforts for DST 2007 migration on all architectures including Exchange / Outlook Calendar.
  • Management of Vendor and Customer Relationships related to IT Infrastructure
  • Maintain, improve and troubleshoot a Windows 2003/2000/NT4 Active Directory corporate domain spanning 4 US locations and 2 countries; corporate internet & intranet site maintenance.
  • Maintain, improve and troubleshoot Microsoft Exchange environment with PDA/SmartPhone connectivity through a Blackberry Enterprise Server and Goodlink Server; TrendMicro Client/Server/Email Virus Suite.
  • Install and maintain Red Hat Linux Enterprise Rel 3 & 4 servers running Oracle 10g.
May 2006 - Jun 2006

Senior IT Administrator

Starwood Hotels & Resorts
Assisting Director of IT to complete IT build-out of hotel to meet accellerated opening deadline for a Four Star Hotel including guest services & facilities, restaurants, catering, culineary service groups as well as provisioning state of the art business conference center facilities.
Sep 2003 - Jan 2004

Seasonal Rapid Shipment Processing Supervisor / Team Lead

Disney Store #481

Supervised the night shipment team: receiving, inventory, stocking, loss prevention

Sep 2001 - Dec 2002

Group Leader / Mgr (Phoenix)

MFS Investment Mgmt
• Managed, trained, and documented procedures for six technical specialists to cross-learn each other roles including Client Services (desktop PC and laptop support) and Infrastructure (Network, Telecom, NT/UNIX Servers, and Security). • Lead client services team development of audit documentation. Received first-pass approval by MFS auditors. • Senior level role performing analysis, development, and troubleshooting tasks across the entire Infrastructure and Client Services departments
Apr 1998 - Sep 2001

Group Leader (Boston)

MFS Investment Management
TS&S MFSC Client Services, Boston, MA • Responsible for supervising a team of 4 Technical Specialists. • Part of project team to defined, plan, and implement a Client Services team to relocate to Phoenix, AZ • Desktop and network analyst for 2000+ node IBM OS/2 LAN & Windows NT Server using IBM DB2/2, IBM CM/2, IBM TCP/IP, and related hardware and software • Packet level monitoring / troubleshooting of TCP/IP intrusions and performance issues • Developed Windows Scripts to perform desktop diagnostic & repair of common issues
May 1987 - Feb 1989

MIS Manager

Comptence Assurance Systems
CAS also operated as The Whole Brain Corporation.
Mar 1984 - Jul 1986

Project Leader

Wang Laboratories



Sharon High School
2004 - 2006


University of Phoenix
2002 - 2004


University of Phoenix
1993 - 1996

courses towards B.Sc.

George Mason University
1982 - 1983

courses towards B.Sc. Computer Science

McGill University




Microsoft Corporation


Microsoft Corporation
Jul 2009 - Present

Security+ 2008