Executive Summary

  • Visionary leader with extensive cross-functional experience creating executable technology and business road maps within global organizations across industries
  • Demonstrated ability for converting strategic plans into tactical reality through guiding organizations to engage in  innovative technology approaches
  • Adept at devising and implementing  new programs and initiating successful processes to produce new product with maximum revenue and overall ROI.
  • Diversified background in technology , product management and consulting
  • Distinguished for an entrepreneurial mindset, creative problem solving, cross-functional teams and a bottom-line orientation.
  • History of introducing innovative solutions to operational challenges and leverages decisiveness to implement solutions while minimizing risk and maximizing performance.
  • Expert in transforming strategic technology plans into tactical initiatives for national and international programs within the portfolio.
  • Motivated coach combining business acumen with analytical depth to align cross-operationally and cross-culturally to achieve organizational goals.

Work History

Work History
Sep 2013 - Present

Chief Technology Officer & SVP

Entrepreneurs' Organization, Alexandria, Virginia

Reporting to CEO on EO’s Executive Team, serve as the first C-Level Technologist for EO, a non-profit member organization supporting 11,000 entrepreneurs in 154 chapters across 80 countries and industries. 

  • In partnership with the association leadership, identified opportunities and risks for delivering services to members, including opportunities for innovation, and assessment of marketplace obstacles and technical hurdles to the association's success.
  • Identified technology trends and evolving social behavior that will support or impede the success of the association.
  • Evaluated and identified appropriate technology platforms for delivering EO’s services.Participated as a member of the senior management team in establishing governance processes of direction and control to ensure that objectives are achieved, risks are managed appropriately and the organization’s resources are used responsibly,in all areas of technology
  • Established a governance process that meets government, partner, and association expectations for customer information privacy.
  • Directed development and execution of an enterprise-wide information security plan that protects the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of EO's data and infrastructure
  • Directed development and execution of an enterprise-wide disaster recovery and business continuity plan
  • Exploiting new instance of MS Dynamics CRM to track and drive member behavior, re-engineer processes, greatly enhance service to members  





Jul 2012 - Sep 2013

President & Principal

The Moss Initiative, Glen Allen, Virginia

Pioneered the launch of this business strategy consultancy, focused on providing guidance on technology to the leadership of clients in the manufacturing, distribution, and hospitality industries. 

  • Clients included start- up Hospitality Supply Chain vendors requiring guidance re: digital strategy within the Hospitality industry.
  • Contributed to the development and evolution of innovative technology strategy and vision designed to drive business transformations.  
May 1997 - Jun 2012

Vice President of Information Technology (2010-2012)   VP, E-Commerce/Systems Development (2007-2010)           Director, Systems Development (1997- 2006)

American Hotel Register Company, Vernon Hills, IL

A demonstrated record of success and achievement in leading the technology aspects of this manufacturer and distributor of hospitality products and services, marked by a series of promotions to positions of increased influence, authority, and accountability. Fostered technologies that fueled the organization’s growth from $72 MM to more than      $850 MM during tenure.

Key Projects and Achievements

  • Implemented and fully integrated ERP, CRM, Warehouse Management, Logistics Management, Transportation Management and Vendor Management software packages to create seamless  user experiences
  • Developed a browser-based mobile solution enabling hospitality clients to approve, manage, and oversee the ordering of non-contracted items and capital assets.
  • Served as the architect of a scalable .NET solution empowering the consolidation of client procurement efforts into a single channel for over a million SKUs comprising operating supplies and equipment, maintenance and repair supplies, and office inventory. Forged partnerships with an $8.1 B Fortune 500 MRO provider and a $24 B retail office Supply Company. 

Education

Education

Masters of Business Administration

Lake Forest Graduate School of Management, Lake Forest, IL

Curriculum encompassed innovation, globalization, accounting, management and policy, communications, economics, finance, marketing, organizational development, and strategy.

Bachelor of Arts

Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, IL

The NEIU Political Science curriculum provided an understanding of all basic social issues and the ability to understand the workings of politics and the way it impacts business and global cultures.  The degree program developed my skills of understanding and analysis, and built competence in oral and written expression for a global career. 

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