Sr. Vice President / IT Project Manager
Security Bank of Kansas City
Turns company’s strategic vision into actionable steps in IT development and sustainability. Background creating desktop, client/server and networking solutions, with strong experience in IT asset and project management. Known by state examiners for establishing industry best practices. Incredible achievements in advancing technology, increasing reliability and improving processes, while containing costs.Successful at bridging communications between technical staff and non-technical business areas to achieve a higher level of functionality for each. Seeks solutions from the ground up, giving ownership of outcome to all levels. Architects current-technology infrastructure to support business initiatives.• Responsible for $1.8M budget, with capital budget of $1.5M.• Implemented technology to enable secure remote access, producing a 75% reduction in problem resolution time.• Oversees 10-20 projects concurrently across multiple locations.• Reduced recovery times from 12+ hrs per server to having all applications operational in under 4 hours, with file restoration from 4+ hours to <10>• Reduced outages 80%.• Slimmed network vendor cost 20%.• Slashed document imaging configuration purchase cost by 45%.• Tight invoice controls once resulted in $50K credits.• Centralized purchasing to lower PC acquisition cost by 15%.• Installed WAN optimization devices to increase network bandwidth while reducing cost by 1/3rd.