Results oriented, decisive, and visionary IT leader credited with applying innovative and collaborative management skills to implement IT solutions at high-profile technology, transportation, beverage, and government organizations. Alan Ashurst is an information technology professional with extensive management and leadership expertise in the government, technology, transportation, manufacturing, logistics, and beverage industries. Emphasis on managing teams to collaborate on solutions through clear identification of business needs and appropriate application of technology to meet those needs has allowed Mr. Ashurst to succeed in improving collaboration and innovation in IT organizations. Alan brings team leadership, personnel management, process implementation, strategic planning, and project management skills to enable strategic organizational accomplishments with high ethical values.
Sep 2009 - Present
Manager, Claims Systems Section
State of Colorado, Division of Healthcare Policy and Financing
Sep 2008 - Sep 2009
Enterprise Application Services Director
State of Colorado
Implement service oriented architecture to support IT consolidation and rationalization of technology costs for the State of Colorado.
Jan 2006 - Nov 2007
Manager - Service Delivery
State of Colorado, DPA/DoIT
ITIL Service Delivery Process Manager for State government IT infrastructure provider. Deputy division director overseeing day to day operations of enterprise applications, hosting, network (WAN and LAN), data center.
Jul 2005 - Dec 2005
State of Colorado
2000 - 2004
Business/technical analyst lead on Siebel CRM/Service Desk implementation.
Feb 1999 - Oct 2000
Database Engineering Manager
Managed, mentored, and led database engineers and analysts to support the data needs of the corporation’s products and customers.
1998 - 1999
Team Lead, Analyst
Led teams in the creation of new applications as the primary database technology resource at the company, which specializes in management and logistics software to support large railroad operations
1991 - 1998
Data Warehouse Architect & Project Manager
Norfolk Southern Railroad
Established and directed the creation of an enterprise data warehouse, allowing for detailed analysis of operational data resulting in more efficient and economical transportation operations.
1985 - 1991
Decision Support Analyst
The Coca-Cola Company
Designed and developed decision support and manufacturing applications for the company.