Summary

Director of Technology

Strategic Planning - Operations Management - Strategic Alliances

Flexible Solutions - Organization Design & Development

Team Creation & Development - Budgeting

A technologist seeking a position in a dynamic environment that will utilize the extensive experience of strategic planning matched with "Hands-On" knowledge of technologies.  I have a philosophy of "Knock Your Socks Off" customer service and a professional project management approach to operations. I am a Self-motivated leader and results-driven in all aspects of information technology management with 15 years' experience. 

Strengths:

§        Innovator - Possess an in-depth understanding of emerging technologies and development methodologies allowing for the restructure of technology to reduce operational costs by 30% for small non-profit.

§        Leadership - Developed technology strategic growth plan for fast growth possibilities of a Dot.Com organization to realize a greater than 200% growth rate over 2 years.

§        Team Building - Reengineered business processes of all areas of the organization to take advantage of a newly implemented Customer Relationship Association Management System.

§        Negotiator - Worked with large banking organization to provide management and coordination of developers and staff interaction for project of +40 individuals in 20 different locations.

Objective

Today's economy requires exceptional senior operating and management executives who possess a unique blend of leadership, vision, broad-based experience, and the ability to deliver superior results.  If your firm is looking for a dependable, results-oriented technology professional with a solid performance track, I would be interested in speaking with you to discuss the value that my strengths and expertise can bring to your search.

With my more than 15 years of experience, I possess a distinguished career earmarked by accomplishments in leading and directing information-technology operations across broad disciplines. My expertise includes strong hands-on technical skills with strategic planning.  I have combined several methodologies from EDS, Price Waterhouse and Six Sigma to curtail projects to the audience and task at hand.

I possess a record of accomplishments for leading and motivating technical professionals in order to achieve high levels of performance.  I would like the opportunity to help you lead your organizations to realize new levels of business through the strategic integration of technology. 

Work History

Work History
Jun 2010 - Jul 2010

Project Manager/Technology Consultant,

NYCOA

Providing project management for ERP (Fourth Shift) and desktop/laptop upgrade project.

·Created project scope, plan and budget for desktop/laptop upgrades.

·Used ITIL “best practices” in upgrading existing ERP system three full versions to allow operations to utilize most current release without any operational downtime during upgrade.

Aug 2004 - Dec 2009

Director of Technology

Global Health Council

I set the strategic direction for a non-profit organization to realize value-add in technical developments, implementations and business approaches.  I personally managed all projects in the areas of system administration, software development and network security.

  • I created an Information Technology Advisory Committee to ensure stakeholders in the organization were involved in the selection and adoption of technology.
  • Using business process mapping and conference room piloting implemented Association Management System (Aptify - a Customer Relationship Management system) in all areas of the organization to take advantage of automation and e-Commerce improving the impact of the organizations mission.
  • Developed and designed the implementation plans for migrating operations to software as a server and hardware as a service to reduce costs modestly by 30% and prevent further capital infrastructure expenditures in the future.
  • Redesigned network to provide Quality of Service for VoIP, Data and Video Conferencing stabilization and growth for expansion using CISCO devices secured through donation.
  • Created data center from fragmented infrastructure with out incurring $100K in capital costs by leveraging virtualization to VMWare ESX and leasing options to reduce replacement costs.
  • Manage 4 associates effectively; providing training and support to develop skills of team.
2001 - 2004

Owner/Consultant

Home Computer Services

I created consulting firm that specializes in educating stay-at-home parents and seniors on their own home computer. Services also include business/home networks, web-site programming and other technology services.

  • Designed and implemented wireless network and multi-user financial system for garden nursery client to connect several barns at location providing the ability for order processing throughout the nursery.
  • Created "Community Technology Center" allowing local church to give access for the public to utilize internet access.
  • For a Construction Company I upgraded desktops to Windows XP and introduced network technology to create more efficient calibration and project management.
  • Created and conducted public and private instructional seminars held through local library and Women's Club.
1999 - 2001

Director of Technology

VIRIDIEN TECHNOLOGIES

I developed and implemented programs to ensure attainment of business plan for growth, profit, and branding. Leveraged the internal technology department to develop the organization's structure, strategic growth plans, and create a 1% additional revenue source for the organization.

  • Oversaw the implementation of all client development environments and integration labs, hardware resource planning and source control management; allowing for direct billing of all activities back to client projects.
  • Managed budget of $1.7mil providing analysis and careful planning ensuring that company receives top-quality equipment for hardware/software improvements and upgrades while remaining within budget.
  • Negotiate contractor prices for outsourced work to maintain competitive edge with minimal expenditures.
  • Planned and managed implementation of network installation and new telephone system.
  • Coordinate mobile user network access to 80 outside developers and clients ensuring constant connectivity.
  • Integrate and configure Cisco Pix firewall to protect all sensitive company information and maintain system integrity. Implemented SSH Telnet, Firewall-1 and VPN for secure development environments for remote users.
  • Oversaw and implement all hardware and software troubleshooting for company's primary location and satellite operations.
  • Manage 5 associates effectively; provide training and support when necessary to keep operations running smoothly on a 24/7 basis.
1998 - 1999

Internet Technology Project Manager

AMHERST COMPUTER PRODUCTS

E-Commerce Team lead which developed web applications supporting the corporation's growth in the business-to-business electronic market.  Effectively directed, influenced, and motivated subordinates, obtaining positive team solutions for five different internal projects. Initiated and developed the software development procedures and methodologies appropriate for EDI, SQL, and Web site development.

  • Created uncluttered design ensuring rapid transfer of company internal information to sales individuals and integrate with MS Exchange and ERP system.
  • Planned and managed implementation of Microsoft Internet Technologies; including IIS, Site Server, SQL Server and LDAP architecture.
  • Effectively directed, influenced, developed and motivated subordinates, obtaining positive team solutions (avg. 7-12 individuals).
1997 - 1998

Corporate Technology Project Manager

US FILTER CORPORATION

I advised global IT managers and business managers on the application of Internet technologies promoting the benefits to local plant operations.  Successfully created and deployed the infrastructure network improvements for international and domestic projects. Developed and initiated data/Internet security, and best-practices procedures.

  • Designed the infrastructure and rollout for all desktop and backrooms for Microsoft Exchange.
  • Created and implemented several diversity based projects, including; formation of an Intranet and Global employee directory.
  • Achieved acceptance by operational plant managers and influenced the designed of the consolidation of 23 data centers in North America to 3 strategically located national data centers.
1994 - 1997

Project Manager/ Subject Matter Expert

EDS

I provided mortgage banking business and technology knowledge to base product enhancements of the Lakewood System focusing on Internet technologies and their business advantages.

  • Managed software development life cycle (SDLC) and quality assurance testing methodologies.
  • Developed business cases and technology designs for introduction of EDI into the Lakewood System product.
  • Acted as project manager and team leader to over a dozen client projects (avg. 7 to 40 individuals).

Education

Education

BA - Management and Information Technology

Daniel Webster College

Skills

Skills

CRM

ERP

EDI

SQL

Six Sigma

SDLC

e-Commerce

VoIP

Cisco (Routers, Firewall, VPN)

Strategic Planning

Budgeting

Microsoft Server (NT, 2003, 2008)

VMWare

Project Management

Certifications

Certifications

Project Management Professional (PMP)

Project Management Institute
2010

Six Sigma - Green Belt (IT)

Villanovia University