·Led the Vancouver integration team (5 people) to combine all national technology platforms between Deloitte and Arthur Andersen (300+ users). This was completed in a compressed 6 week time frame.
·Organized all technology related issues for a successful move of a 130 person office. Supervised and coordinated all technical trades/suppliers throughout the move and succeeded in meeting forecasted downtimes with minimal disruption.
·Appointed and acted as the Canadian lead for the American telecom committee in recognition of telecom skills, knowledge and reputation.This was an excellent venue for acquiring any breaking news and best practices then sharing this information with all the local Canadian telecom managers.
·Executed and organized all server operating system (latest was Netware 5.0) upgrades for the western Canadian offices, which enabled new efficiencies for the end users.
·Managed all office wide operating system upgrades (latest was Windows 2K). This included everything from new hire training to troubleshooting and exceeded all expectations from global headquarters.
·Developed a video conference/NetMeeting combination that significantly saved on trainers travel costs. Quality of instruction was not compromised and well received by the end users.
·Implemented a cost effective telecom solution that better utilized office space. Employees (consulting, audit personnel) could reserve/program (Hoteling) any touch-down station and customize to meet their own needs.
·Established and maintained business relations with all technology related vendors for the Vancouver office. This covered everything from, purchasing hardware/consumables to service level agreements for all hardware.