Work History

Work History
Oct 2009 - Present

Consultant

Independent Consultant

Consultant providing technological solutions for public and private businesses of varying sizes.

  • Developed the strategic business plan and financials for a management consulting, technology services, and outsourcing services solution—with a focus on business planning and business process outsourcing in the Brazilian marketplace for a Texas based public technology company; successfully implemented.
  • Developed the business and marketing plans, including financials for a state-of-the-art multimedia technology hardware and content delivery company that delivers high impact branding, marketing, and market research.
  • Developed a Program Executive Office (PEO), a single point of interface and responsibility for the governance, planning, management (operations, fiscal, reporting) and execution of a large, complex confidential program.
  • Developed the business and marketing plans, including financials for an outsourced sales and account management company to Sprint telecommunications services.
Jun 2011 - Oct 2013

Business Relationship Manager

FTS International

Business Relationship Manager for an international oil and gas exploration services company. As part of the executive management team, responsible for managing business demand and strategic direction for the IT organization, and facilitate the delivery of those products and services to the business.

  • Facilitated relationships and services for Corporate Finance and Accounting, Tax, Treasury, Reporting and Operations.
  • Work relationships to identify project requests and business cases, including defining business requirements, scope of work, risks, budgets, solution discovery, vendor relations, and RFP.
  • Managed mission critical initiatives including ERP, IT Sox Compliance, SharePoint 2010, Regulatory Reporting, Financial Reporting, Tax systems, etc.
Dec 2008 - Aug 2009

CFO/Controller

Mountain View Recreation, Inc.

CFO/Controller for a non-restricted gaming company. Responsible for operational and financial decisions and internal control procedures, taxes and compliance, outside accountants and other regulatory state and federal agencies.

  • Managed the implementation of a new state-of-the-art player tracking system.
  • Negotiated and managed the first electronic poker tables implementation in Nevada and negotiated an agreement with the World Series of Poker® as the first licensed satellite locations hosting remote tournaments.
  • Decreased monthly expenditures $50K while increasing monthly revenues $15K in my first four months of operations by repurposing revenue centers.
Mar 2003 - Mar 2009

CEO/President

http://www.centricrx.com

CEO/President of an OTC listed, 1934 Act, fully reporting health care services corporation.

  • Designed and managed the development of our online ordering system with revenue and commission tracking.
  • Worldwide Strategies Inc. (OTCBB: WWSG) reverse merger, including due diligence, financial review and audit.
  • Developed a health care services and pharmacy solutions company. Developed the business and marketing plans for three unique business models.
  • Developed Fairmeds.com, a new online discount pharmacy membership program, including the implementation of a physical closed-door pharmacy. Developed the business and marketing plans.
Jul 1997 - Feb 2009

Consultant

Business Technology Solutions, Inc.

Consultant providing technological solutions to business problems to public and private businesses of varying sizes.Managed the complete sales cycle, including prospecting, qualifying, discovery, presentation, closing, delivery and relationship management.Cognos BI VAR.

  • Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE: BYD), Las Vegas, NV (2007–2008) Sr Consultant for a large multi-property hospitality and gaming organization.Developed and implemented systems to analyze capital expenditures ROI, allowing analysis and savings of $14M off the annual technology budget, and developed their business continuity plan.
  • Resort Gaming Group, Las Vegas, NV (2006–2007) CIO/VP Technology for a multi-faceted holding company (18 companies; management, real estate holdings and themed taverns).Developed the strategic and technology plans for a new casino consisting of four city blocks downtown Las Vegas.Reduced the communications and infrastructure budget by 50% through new technology implementation and contract negotiations.
  • RazorStream/VMdirect (AMEX: DXN), Las Vegas, NV (2005–2006) COO for a pre-IPO affiliate marketing organization.Developed internal operational systems and implemented an outsourced call center solution for a savings of over $30K monthly.
  • Anexeon, Inc., Las Vegas, NV (2005) General Manager for a technology systems integrator.Doubled sales revenues and increased staff in 10 months by redesigning the business and revenue models.
  • Allegiant Airlines, Las Vegas, NV (2005) CIO through an outsourced contract agreement for a low-cost airline (79 cities, 181 routes).  Provided complete technology oversight and operations of corporate and hub locations.
  • Primm Valley Resorts (NYSE: MGM), Primm, NV(2004) Sr Project Manager for three hospitality and gaming organizations; subsidiary of MGM Resorts International.Oversight and implementation of a new gaming solution and retail system as an evaluation for the parent companies.
  • Systems Research & Development, Las Vegas, NV(2003) Sr Project Manager for a technology company to Homeland Security.Redesigned the support model for a support increase of 80% while increasing support cost only 10% by repurposing existing support structures to quality control efforts.
  • Prizes4Fun, Las Vegas, NV(2001–2002) Sr Project Manager for an online viral marketing company.Developed the national sales and marketing plans, and tiered pricing strategies.
  • LevelSource, Las Vegas, NV(2000–2001) Sr Project Manager for an online food services distributor model.Developed the strategic plan, and technical and design specifications.
  • Mpower Communications (NASDQ: MPWRQ), Las Vegas, NV(2000) Sr Consultant for a national public telecommunications company.Proof of concept saved over $100K in customer support in one month by identifying faulty equipment through an enterprise-wide business intelligence solution.
  • InitiaTEK, Inc.,Las Vegas, NV(1999–2000) VP West Coast Operations for a national systems integrator and consulting firm. Oversight responsibility for business development of west coast operations, building revenues to over 15 full-time consultants in one year.
  • Preferred Equities Corp/Ramada Vacation Suites (NASDQ: LESR), Las Vegas (1999) Sr Project Manager for a public timeshare and land sales company.Performed site surveys and workflow analysis for multiple companies across multiple states allowing the company to integrate sales lead generations into existing systems, turning days into hours for operations.
  • Nevada Beverage Company (Anheuser-Busch, NYSE: BUD) and Alternative Beverage Company (E&J Gallo Winery), Las Vegas, NV (1998-1999) Sr Project Manager for the nation’s largest Anheuser-Busch and E&J Gallo Winery distributorships.Preformed workflow analysis and implemented systems used nationally.Provided multiple information systems solutions, reducing the monthly communications budget by 48% while increasing overall communications usage 66% by repurposing existing technology and contract negotiations.
  • Catholic Healthcare West, Los Angeles, CA(1998) Sr Consultant for the largest private hospital chain on the west coast.Design, implementation and management of the enterprise managed reporting system, including executive report standardization and design.
  • Apria Healthcare (NYSE: AHG), Costa Mesa, CA (1997) Sr Consultant for the corporate office of a national public home healthcare company.Design, implementation and management of a national data warehouse solution to consolidate and assess business efficiencies across 50 states.
Sep 1994 - Mar 1997

Corporate Director (CIO)

Circus Circus Enterprises, Inc.

Corporate Director (CIO) reporting directly to the Chairman/CEO, responsible for the operations division of Corporate Information Services (19 properties, including Circus Circus, Luxor, Excalibur, Monte Carlo, and Mandalay Bay; formerly Mandalay Bay Resort Group, now MGM/Mirage Corporation).

  • High availability, data storage, and growth plan for AS/400 systems; planning, sizing, recommendations, specifications, implementation, and management of $12M project; seven new AS/400’s for high availability, disaster recovery, data center consolidation, data warehousing storage, records retention, and development for consolidation of financial and mission critical systems.
  • Enterprise-wide communications infrastructure; data communications, file servers, and premise wiring/re-wiring; $8M project; won international media coverage in Data Communications magazine.
  • Overall technology design, strategic plan and implementation of the Monte Carlo Resort and Casino, and initial technology infrastructure designs of Mandalay Bay Resort.
Apr 1989 - Aug 1994

Senior Management

Senior Management positions with a leading software services company to the office products industry, including:

  • Strategic Systems Manager
  • Documentation & Publications Manager
  • Quality Assurance Manager
  • Software Technician/Instructor

Key Results:

  • Developed the project management system, and coordinated the total quality management (TQM) process. 
  • Responsible for the conversion and redesign of documentation to industry standard.
  • Implemented version control that provided uniformity in update procedures and documentation.
  • Consulted with 300+ clients regarding system installations, maintenance and management, and procedures.
May 1988 - Mar 1989

Systems Manager

Communifax/USA, Inc.
  • Property tax consulting firm.  Reported directly to the CEO/President and was responsible for the operations, management, and maintenance of all computers, ad hoc reporting, accounting, payroll, corporate billing, and response to national franchising property tax consulting firm.  Consulted and helped design the first property tax program for the company.
May 1986 - Apr 1988

Computer and Warehouse Manager

Hopeman Brothers, Inc.
  • U. S. Navy Sub Contractors.  Responsible for the management and maintenance of computers, payroll, and ad hoc reporting, and for the management and inventory control of the regional warehouse.   Safety Inspector and maintained all governmental regulations on safety and OSHA.