Work experience

Work experience
Jan 2006 - Aug 2014

Vice President of Information Technology


Managing $12M per year in information technology, public health, and health contracts for Atlanta consulting operation serving five major centers within CDC. Day to day responsibility for operations, managing client relationships and creating business development opportunities. Oversee staff of 90+ full-time professionals and 30+ part-time consultants. Serve as a key member of corporate leadership/strategy team.

Oct 2002 - Dec 2005

Program Manager/it Director

Program Manager/IT Director. Joined the company to build information technology service offering and acted as consultant and IT director on five major application development projects. Also, served as program manager for all technology and general consulting contracts which included management responsibility for 45 staff and consultants and daily management of 10-20 concurrent projects. Built information technology service offering and grew business to represent $5M in annual service revenue. Provided strategic counsel to client and managed five application development and technical support contracts worth approximately $5 million. Directly in charge of oversight of all recruitment, placement, and monitoring of 20 IT staff members. Utilized PMI-sanctioned project management techniques to initiate, plan, execute, control and close projects enabling company to achieve 75% + of projects on budget. Successfully navigated the Federal contract procurement process; developed complex technical and cost proposals, budgets, and reports that led to a 85-90% company win rate.
Feb 2001 - Oct 2002

Program Manager/it Director


Chief Program Manager for all IT projects in Atlanta Office and senior staff for numerous public health, management, and organizational consultation projects. Responsible for recruitment of staff and consultants, project management, business development, and project consultation. Established IT presence Atlanta office with web development, statistical analysis, Section 508 compliance, and database development projects. Developed complex technical and cost proposals, budgets, and reports for Federal Government clients including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC), SAMHSA, and HRSA within the Department of Health and Human Services. Gained expertise with Government regulations and contract procurement practices as well as the ability to successfully market and build programs.

Dec 1999 - Feb 2001

Project Manager


Chief liaison between development staff and clients responsible for setting project schedules and direction, managing deliverables, controlling budgets and costs, and solving technology and operational problems for global technology implementations. Managed project teams of 5-15 programmers. Managed international E-business projects in US, Japan, Hong Kong, and China in conjunction with leading portal developers such as US Interactive, iXL, and IEI. Projects include eSinoMed, a Chinese medicine and e-health portal, and Xsite, a Japanese ecommerce shopping mall. Developed operational and business practices and protocols, performance of pre-sale activities, business and partnership development to solidify and streamline operational infrastructure with established standard operating procedures. Managed the research, contract negotiation, build-out, and vendor coordination of a new 7000 s.f. office space. Performed training and consulting services as Diginexo, Inc.(A VeriSign Affiliate) for information security services including public key infrastructure(PKI), VeriSign Onsite, CheckPoint Firewall-1, and digital certificates.

Jun 1996 - Nov 1999

Assistant Director of Medical Informatics (IT Analyst)


Performed hands-on technology practices including planning, developing, and maintaining networks and server farms; researching, evaluating, and implementing new technologies; and establishing best-practices. Served as the Pediatrics Year 2000 Project Manager and an integral Y2K facilitator/consultant for the entire School of Medicine that resulted in successful remediation of 500+ computers and scientific equipment. Generated contingency plans to back up mission-critical research and business systems that supported the multi-million dollar healthcare operation. Maintained the information resources for 300 users by providing project implementation management, supervising other technical support professionals, and guaranteed 95% + up-time of critical services. Responsible for customer service/help desk activities including monitoring of network traffic, maintenance of mail/file/financial servers, interacting with users, and creating status reports and executive documentation for senior officers. Supported IDX Application including exposure to ICD-9 codes.






Aug 2013 - Dec 2014

Executive Masters of Public Health (Expected Dec. 2014)

Emory University Rollins School of Public Health

Two Dimensional (2D) Barcoding Immunization Pilot Training



Program Management/Project Management

Certified PMP with extensive experience running programs for IT and Public Health projects.


Understanding of Federal Government operations, especially with contracting, financial management, and working with health agencies like CDC.

Workforce Management

Recruited, supervised, and managed a staff of up to 80 professionals and expert consultants.

Contract Management

Managed numerous contracts and subcontract agreements totaling $12M+.

Health Information Technology

Strong management level understanding, providing leadership, and ability to liaise between technical and clinical/lay users.


Experience working in Federal Public Health, Academic Medicine, and Clinical Health IT Operations.

Electronic Medical Records

Exposure to 10 EMRs used via immunizations with the two-dimensional (2D) barcoding program.


Jul 2005 - Jun 2015

Project Management Professional

Project Management Institute
Certified project manager.