Aug 2011 - Present
Jan 2009 - Sep 2012
Vice President of Business Development
Dec 2010 - May 2011
Discovery Solutions Architect
Leading corporate, legal, and IT organizations use Digital Reef to significantly reduce the burden, cost and risk associated with locating, organizing and governing information required for eDiscovery, compliance, records management and proactive file management or migration. http://www.digitalreefinc.com/
Electronic Discovery Project Management workflow solutions for Legal and Corporate Clients
Consult, Architect, Educate and Administer Digital Reef software for Legal Practice Technology Clients, Strategic Partners and Employees. Assess end-user environment requirements of the engagement and their level of technical aptitude to build, install, custom design, train and support the right review database solution. Administrative application level support for Relativity, LAW, Concordance, Summation and use of the EDRM XML. Including recommended maintenance of backend databases for maximum optimization, database setup, data validation, data loading, creation of forms, custom feature design, search/review tagging, reporting, data exports and archiving.
May 2003 - Oct 2010
Vice President of Technology
Electronic Discovery Consultation, Service & Solution provider for the Evidence & Litigation Lifecycle Management. Customized solutions for Litigators and Corporations adhering to discovery requests for electronically stored information imposed by courts and regulatory agencies.
Designed, Built, Recruited, Trained and Managed Technology Team comprised of 10 - 15 professionals providing Document Imaging, Electronic Document Processing, Hosting, Review and Production solutions and service offerings to clients and strategic partners. Departmental revenue increased from $0 to $185K average per month, with an initial investment of $50K in start-up expense for the Technology Department. Technology Department services represent more than 65% of overall company revenue and profit.
Consultation, Education and Training of company Executives, Account Managers, Clients and Strategic Partners on EDRM standards for Governance Risk and Compliance in adherence to the FRCP. Litigation Readiness, Early Case Assessment, Data Retention and Forensic Identification, Handling, Preservation and Collection of Electronically Stored Information. Data Mapping & Evidence Analysis utilizing Access Data FTK Forensic Toolkit, Paraben Email Examiner, TridentPro, Microsoft Access, LAW Pre-Discovery, Discover-e, Discovery Cracker and numerous other custom applications.
Consult, Architect, Educate, Train, Administer and Maintenance emerging Legal Practice Technology for Clients, Strategic Partners and Employees. Asses end-user environment, requirements of the engagement and level of end-user technical aptitude to build, install, custom design, train and support the right solution. Administrative application level support including recommended maintenance of backend databases for maximum optimization, database setup, data validation, data loading, creation of forms, custom feature design, search/review tagging, reporting, data exports and archiving. Includes and not limited to numerous relational databases such as Relativity, Summation, Concordance, Trial Director, Sanction, LAW Pre-Discovery (SQL), IPRO, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat Professional, ReadySuite and other Custom Applications.
Consult, Architect and Oversee eDiscovery and Practice Support Project Management workflow solutions for Legal and Corporate Clients. Innovative customized defensible workflows to Am Law 100 Firms and Fortune 250 Legal Departments including McGuireWoods, LeClairRyan, ALTRIA, Capital One, Afton Chemical, Old Dominion Electric Cooperative, Dominion Resources and other international and domestic entities. Implementation of smart discovery, review & production technology for data acquisition, culling & processing, averages 15-20% in cost savings.
Jan 2002 - May 2003
Senior Consultant / Owner
Imaging, Electronic Document Conversion and Technology Consultant
Design, Build, Recruit and Mange Imaging, Electronic Document Processing, Hosting, Review and Production Environments for Litigation Support Providers | Legal and Corporate in-house Mail & Copy Center solutions | Legal and Corporate Records Management workflow solutions
Consult, Architect, Recruit and manage the Technology Department for Litigation Support Providers clients who are seeking to provide Document Imaging, Electronic Document Processing, and Production solutions and service offerings to clients and strategic partners. Developed capital equipment budget, proposal review and purchase recommendation for hardware and software requirements. Increased corporate revenue and profit with minimal initial investment.
Jan 1994 - Jan 2002
Director of Facilities Management
Provide solutions for the management of non-core business functions of legal industry clients. Designed, built, recruited, trained and managed Mail Center Operations, Copy/Print Centers, Supply/Inventory Management, Records/File Management and Capital Equipment Acquisitions.The Primary goal was to provide legal industry clients with a means to operate efficiently while reducing overall cost of operations.
17 Accounts Managed between New York and GA with 50+ employees generating $280K monthly revenue plus other overflow services local production facilities | Administer monthly management operations meetings with local Area Managers in each marketplace | Quarterly client meetings in local marketplace to discuss operations and continuously implement appropriate solutions as client needs change | Developed strategic partnerships for staff augmentation and overflow service needs.