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Work experience

SIPRNET Project Officer

USCG Telecommunications and Information Services Command

Managed the system engineering life cycle for classified systems in support of critical USCG, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Department of Defense (DOD) operational missions. Provided configuration, change and release management of over 3500 information systems, heterogeneous networking equipment, custom and commercial-of-the-shelf software for the enterprise encompassing 150 sites nationwide.

Senior Officer

U.S. Coast Guard HQ
Managed departments, divisions, and teams during multiple active duty and reserve assignments in support of multi-agency national defense missions and humanitarian efforts. Tracked, analyzed and disseminated critical operational, logistical and world event information to the Commandant of the Coast Guard, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, and Headquarters Program Managers.

Senior Network Engineer

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Managed the security, support, maintenance and administration of heterogeneous information systems for a regional network.

IT Project Manager

Federal Law Enforcement Training Center

Directed resource planning, budgeting and operational initiatives for multiple nationwide sites to support the training to over 70,000 federal law enforcement officers annually from over 80 federal agencies. Chaired the Telecommunications Design Review Board which provided enterprise architectural design, governance, and supervision for modifications and upgrades to the enterprise infrastructure.

Senior Security Architect

Fidelity National Information Systems

Developed and implemented security standards, frameworks and reference architectures that aligned to and supported business requirements for a global Fortune 500 company that serves more than 13,000 financial institutions in more than 80 countries.

Configuration Manager

U.S. National Labor Relations Board

Exploited Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) best practices to effectively manage information systems throughout 52 nationwide offices. Provided expert technical guidance on information security best practices, inventory control, logistics, patch management, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) requirements, USGCB, and Americans with Disabilities Act Section 508 compliance.

Security Architect

U.S. Department of Education

Consulted in multiple areas of information assurance, including: physical, administrative, computer, and operational. Performed threat vulnerability assessments, security testing and assessment support. Evaluated information technology products and developed reports for senior leaders that addressed areas of enterprise and information system security concerns.

Webinar

Advancing the federal cybersecurity workforce

Projects

Recognition

- Innovation, US Coast Guard

- Efficiency, US Coast Guard

- Achievement, US Coast Guard

- Letter of Commendation, US Coast Guard

- Letter of Appreciation, US Coast Guard

- Letter of Appreciation, US Army Corps of Engineers

- Certificate of Appreciation, National Labor Relations Board

- Letter of Appreciation, Federal Law Enforcement Training Center

Entrepreneurial Endeavors

Jalapeno Software – Developed customized software. Sold in 2011 to Japanese firm for undisclosed amount.

Digital Internet Communications – The first wireless internet service provider in Savannah, GA. Sold in 2000 for undisclosed amount.

Publications

Books

- Windows 7 Security Field Guide (publication Summer 2013)

- Windows XP Security Guide, June 2009

Papers

- Corporate Espionage 101, May 2003

- Corporate Espionage 201, December 2007

Certifications

• CISSP

• PMP

• ITIL v3

• CIW

• MCSE

• i-NET+

• A+

Summary

An accomplished IT professional with more than 15 years of experience working for Fortune 500, military and government organizations in both classified and unclassified environments. Proven expert in information security, enterprise architecture development, and system management. Track record of cost-reduction through process improvement and increased efficiencies by exploiting technology to deliver strategic business solutions.