Sep 2008 - Jul 2011
Aug 1985 - Aug 1990
Bachelor of Science
Armstrong Atlantic University
Outsourcing & Vendor Selection/Management
Process & System Improvements
Technical Writing & Report Preparation
Quicken & Quick Books
Excel, Word, Power Point, Access, and Project Manager
Published paper on a bioremediation pilot study for the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. The use of an onsite laboratory and specially developed analytical methods allowed for the statically signification assessment of the bioremediation processes, including the developing a mass balance analysis.
Recognition as one of Miami Beach's Top Ten People of the Year
Featured article on Luminati Lending, Inc.
Thank you letter for hosting a Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce event.
South Florida Business Journal (2007) recognized Luminati Lending, Inc. as on of the "Best Places to Work".
Thank you letter from Miami Beach City Commissioner Michael Gongora.
Letter of reference acknowledging my presentation for the Florida Department of Environmental Protection on the proper sampling and analytical techniques used under the department's program.
Aug 2008 - May 2011
Manager of Quality and Compliance
The senior ranking Quality Assurance Manager for a 1,000+ person firm, representing the nation’s largest banks, with an average case load exceeding 100,000 files.Revolutionized the firm’s culture to embrace off-shoring as a solution to a five-fold file-volume increase.In one year’s time, off-shored and stabilized eighty+ complex processes, increasing the international team from 30 to more than 450 associates, dramatically overhauling product and service quality. Worked with the firm’s executive management to prepare responses to RFP’s, RFI’s, and SOQ’s.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
May 2005 - Aug 2008
Chief Operating Officer
Authored and implemented ISO9000-compliant Quality Assurance Program for a client-focused lending company; contributed directly to numerous awards and achievements: “Miami Beach’s Top Ten People of The Year” – Wire Magazine 2007, “Best Place to Work” – South Florida Business Journal 2007, “Best Small Business” – South Florida Business Journal 2007, and “Best Lender of 2006” – SunPost 2006.Business development efforts resulted in 50% market share of condominium lending.
Jun 1999 - Dec 2006
Director / Program Director
Ecologic Consulting Services, Inc.
Technical and regulatory expert for a highly-specialized, environmental consulting company.Acting as nationwide agent for Halliburton, Inc., managing their multi-million-dollar environmental accounts receivables and negating settlement agreements with various state governments and private-sector clients.Recaptured $350 million in “uncollectable” receivables, representing a 99% recovery rate.
Jan 1998 - Jun 1999
Director of Quality Assurance
Developed and rolled-out the company’s IS0-9000 compliant global Quality Assurance Program.Served as Technical Lead for company’s marketing and multi-million-dollar proposal efforts for both private and public sector clients.Project Director for nationwide consulting agreement with Halliburton, Inc. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
Jun 1994 - Dec 1997
Program Manager / Regional Director of Quality Assurance
Project Manager for thousands of complex environmental projects for both public and private sector clients throughout the United States; including hundreds of projects in California from proposal writing to site closure with full responsibility for P&L, client and agency relations, staffing, and program strategy.Many of these sites were governed by EPA, CERCLA, RCRA, Northern/Southern/Western Divisions of the Navy, as well as many other state and federal environmental programs.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
Aug 1990 - Jun 1994
Regional Quality Assurance Manager
Project Chemist or Project Manager for hundreds of sites located throughout the U.S.Project Manager for largest bioremediation pilot study in Florida’s history for the Florida Department of Environmental Protection.Authored a published paper describing the study’s techniques and methods:“On-site Monitoring for a Bioremediation Pilot Study: Creating a Statistically Significant Database.”