Work History

Work History
Mar 2003 - Jun 2011

Chief Executive Officer

reXpert Computing, LLC

Tasked as the CEO of a rapidly growing computer retail sales and service start-up company that clearly demonstrated a local leadership role in the areas of network design, installation and maintenance.Accomplishments•    Achieved at least double-digit growth for all eight years•    Increased company size (employees) by 400% in first two years•    Designed, Installed and Managed numerous networks for local and regional companies•    Successfully marketed company name to 23.7% local resident name recognition in under three years

Jan 2002 - Feb 2003

Systems Manager & Security Officer

Affiliated Computer Services (ACS)

Department manager of a fortune 500 company tasked with working in well-disposed cooperation with the Florida Department of Revenue and Florida Association of Court Clerks & Comptrollers (FACC) to continuously develop, enhance and manage infrastructure and data exchange projects, ongoing network administration, security systems, telephony systems and disaster recovery planning and testing.Accomplishments•    The following were all achieved in less than 13 months:•    Directly responsible for first profitable period in this locations 4-year existence•    Reduced double-disbursements of payments by 82%, saving the company $225,000 annually•    Implemented and successfully tested off-site, out-of-state disaster recovery program•    Reduced overall network downtime by 96%•    Improved data backup and recovery from 16.4% to 99.97%•    Reduced project backlog by 59% - from 12,000 to 4,900 hours•    Reduced average. workstation downtime from 3+ months to under 15 minutes•    Reduced needed labor force work hours by 36% through efficiency, best practices and organization

May 1999 - Nov 2001

Project Manager/Solution Architect

Nisys, Inc

Based on the needs of any given project, worked as a Project Manager or Solution Architect (or both) to ensure successful design, development, completion and delivery of a wide variety software applications for a broad base of clients and industries.Project Samples:•    In 2 years, the following projects yielded more than $3 Million in gross revenue for Nisys, Inc.•    e-Billing System, American United Life, (Solution Architect)•    Commission Management System, Siemens SPT&D, (Project Manager)•    ATM Management System, Bank One, (Project Manager)•    Inspection Management System, Indiana Department of Health, (Project Manager & Solution Architect)•    Sample Management System, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) Endocrinology Lab, (Project Manager & Solution Architect)

May 1988 - Dec 1996

Chief Executive Officer

World of Computers, Inc

Worked as the CEO of a pioneering retail computer accessory and software store. Leveraged reputation and profits to position the company as a leading local resource in the areas of computer sales, service, network installation and maintenance while continually building the accessories and software division.Accomplishments•    Pioneered new concept store – no computers, just accessories (cables, software, network devices, etc.)•    Turned a $500 investment into nearly $500,000 in annual sales in under three years•    Built a 1-man shop into a robust company with seven employees

Education

Education
Jan 1997 - May 1999

Bachelor of Science

Indiana State University

Minor: Quality and Decision Science

GPA: 3.50/4.0,Major GPA: 3.72/4.0

Skills

Skills

CSS - Cascading Style Sheets

HTML

Customer Relations

Project Management

Wireless Network Services

Network Security

Cisco Routers & Switches

Visual Basic

Java

Microsoft Visual Studio

Microsoft Exchange Server

Microsoft WIndows Server

Server 2000, 2003, 2008 - Installation, Policies, Backup & Recovery, Upgrades, Users & Groups

Microsoft Office

Every version (Including Project and Visio) including Office 95, 97, 2000, XP, 2003, 2007 and 2010

Microsoft Windows XP, Vista and 7

Installation, Troubleshooting and upgrading on a daily basis - every version since 2.11 (1987).

Key Skills and Competencies

Business Acumen•    Identify key opportunities and efficiencies for greater profitability•    Manage time, establish priorities and delegate effectively•    Function effectively in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment•    Build and maintain close relationships with external bodies, suppliers and clientsProject Management•    Gather and document client objectives, requirements and business processes •    Coordinate multiple, simultaneous projects through the entire Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)•    Manage project scope, change requests, milestones and delivery datesTechnical Skills•    Microsoft O/S - Windows NT, XP, Vista and 7, Server 2000, 2003 & 2008 (plus earlier versions)•    Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Visio and Exchange Server•    Adobe: Acrobat, Flash, Illustrator, Fireworks and Bridge•    Database - MySQL, Access, SQL Server & Oracle•    Cisco/Linksys, SMC, D-Link, Netgear and HP – Routers, Switches, Firewalls•    LAN, WAN and Wireless Network Planning, Implementation and Security•    Java, Visual Basic, PHP, COBOL, Fortran, Basic, ASP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript and ActionScript

Interest

  • Golf
  • Movies
  • Music
  • Dancing
  • Flying
  • Hand-gliding
  • Para-sailing
  • Sky-Diving
  • Hiking
  • Camping
  • Sight-Seeing
  • Travel
  • Biking
  • Martial Arts
  • Physical Training

Personal Summary

I am an EXPERIENCED BUSINESS EXECUTIVE with 20+ years of demonstrated excellence - be that in a start-up or a Fortune 500 company.  I am well seasoned in all areas of business administration including Strategic Analysis, Human Resources, Marketing and Inventory Control (Retail/POS).As an INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST, I have substantial experience in virtually every aspect of the computer industry – including purchasing, sales, service, network design, project management, database design, programming and graphic design.My CONTINUOUS SUCCESS has proven my ability to prioritize and coordinate multiple simultaneous projects using effective time management, superior organization of human and other resources leading consistently to on-time and on-budget delivery of complex projects.All of this is possible because of TWO SPECIFIC TALENTS: First, the ability to consume and remember vast amounts of information. Second, the ability to quickly dissect, analyze, and visualize clear, risk-mitigated solutions to very complex matters.