Work History

Work History

Sr. Communications Analyst

Bristol-Myers Squibb

Created and managed the planning and implementation of internal and external communication technologies.

  • Created a methodology to set common expectations, prioritized projects, and ensured more cohesive information architecture, resulting in significant cost-savings and increased value to the business, and improved information flow to the Executive Committee.
  • Designed and managed the delivery of a global converged network.
  • Facilitated the introduction of the Criteria for Performance Excellence using the Malcolm Baldrige Criteria.
  • Designed and managed the delivery of a next generation interactive voicemail systems BCP/DR and crisis management.
  • Managed the implementation of a global video conferencing network that included 106 facilities that spanned US, UK, Germany, and Mexico

President/Principal Consultant

ENCOM

Launched an entrepreneurial venture to support companies during the planning stages of their companies, when operations have become stagnant or when they have reached a crisis stage. Evaluation of processes, workflow structure of the business and technology. Providing advice on creating or enhancing processes or technology and assisting with the implementation of improvement strategies

Director of Delivery

CIBER, INC.

Responsible for the successful planning, prioritization, design and deployment of business unit projects and initiatives.  Ensured the synchronization of business and technology efforts with all groups involved or affected by the initiative by identifying and managing interdependencies and communicating as appropriate with all business units. 

Sr Project Manager - (Consultant)

Charles Schwab

Managed complex business and IT projects including the evaluation and identification of a project's scope, objectives, risks, drivers, and issues.  Responsible for planning, designing, developing and implementation of all IT project plans including identification of project dependencies and critical path tasks. Responsible for project budget, assigned personnel, vendor relations and internal business and organization integration.

Jun 2009 - Present

VP, Project Management Office

Aurora Bank, FSB

Lead the design, launch, and operation of a newly created, centralized, full-scale Project Management Office (PMO). Responsible for Project Management Governance and Oversight of all Aurora Bank business units in the delivery of projects and the execution and continued refinement of a standard project methodology and reporting process.

Aug 2005 - Sep 2009

VP, Governance/CAO - Information Technology

Lehman Brothers

The Chief of Staff to the CIO and the Chief Administrative Officerfor the IT division, providing business administration services with in a 6,000 person, $1.6B organization, including strategic change initiatives, finance, human capital management, strategy, sourcing, communications, governance and investment decisions.

Sep 2007 - May 2009

Enterprise Program Manager (Consultant)

TD Ameritrade

A business and technology program manager for local and enterprise-wide business and IT initiatives within the Project Management Organization (PMO).  Collaborate with Business Unit leads and IT managers and have responsibility for full project life-cycle activities (conceptualization, cost and benefit analysis, requirements thru post implementation).  Responsible for developing and managing integrated project plans for all teams and provide business oversight of all project work streams.

Oct 2004 - Aug 2005

Director

Volt Information Sciences

Leader of a start-up division.Manage day-to-day operations and provide business, technology and investment leadership on product development initiatives across the entire suite of solutions.

Jan 2000 - Jan 2003

Vice President

York Telecom Corporation

Responsibility for day to day operations of the business which included Business Development, Marketing,Processional Services, Operational Services, IT, Help Desk, Human Resources, Learning & Development, Vendor Management and Real Estate & Facilities.

Jan 1997 - Dec 1999

Sr. Solutions Engineer

Verizon

Consulted with clients to analyze their business and technology requirements, monitored design and implementation activities associated with technology solutions to business problems.

  • Engineered and managed the implementation of a pioneering converged voice, data and video network for the states of NJ, VA and ME
  • Implemented new tool suite, including MS Project Server and selected templates to ensure consistency and accountability were maintained.
  • Local lead for successful ISO 2001 implementation and certification.
Jan 1991 - Jan 1992

Solutions Architect

EDS

Performed pre-sales support for converged voice, video and data network design solutions for enterprise customers. 

Jan 1990 - Jan 1991

Analyst – Emerging Technologies

Sprint

Advising senior management on technology directions and trends and giving them guidance on key future technologies

Education

Education
Sep 1985 - Jan 1990

BA

William Paterson University

Skills

Skills

Mergers & Acquisitions

Offshore Development

Decision-Making

Cross-Functional Collaboration

Team Building & Leadership

Vendor Management & Negotiations

Change Management

Product Delivery

Performance Metrics

Audit & Compliance Management

Lifecycle Development & Management

Budget & Forecasting

Global Delivery and Project Management

Standards & Governance

Publications & Awards

Published a wide variety of articles and white papers on process diverse communications topics.

Numerous awards for operational achievements.

Training & Certifications

Cisco Certifications: CCDA, CCNA

Certifications in Network Engineering

The Six-Sigma Basic Training

Certifications in Voice/Video over IP

Certifications in compliance

Courses towards Master Certificate in Project Management

Certifications change management

Certifications for Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery

Summary

Technology and business visionary with executive and hands on experience automating multimillion –dollar enterprises.Twenty years of experience developing and deploying business and technical solutions to drive growth and profitability in challenging and competitive markets.Strong leadership, motivation, communication, negotiation, creative and analytical skills.Decisive, solutions-focused and results-oriented.Strong record of accomplishment of identifying/ customizing agreements to meet requirements of specific business relationships.

Interest

Ice Hockey, Cycling, Building, Fixing, Road Trips