James Collin


Information Technology Management • Strategic Planning • Team Building • Technical Excellence Proven information technology manager with 22 years of experience in systems management including heterogeneous networks and software/hardware implementations which have resulted in unprecedented levels of stability and capability allowing companies to leverage technology to improve their profit margins. Highly respected for technical knowledge, analytical and diagnostic capability as well as strategic planning and design. SKILLS Strategic planning, Cisco Routing and Switching, Cisco VOIP Design and Implementation, Network Design and Management: WAN – LAN – WWAN – ISDN – MPLS – MLPPP - DAF, IT Process Improvement, Infrastructure Management, Data Center Management, Design and Implementation, Help Desk and Support Implementations, Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance, Cobit, Microsoft Technologies: Windows Server and Desktop OS – SQL – Exchange etc., Linux, Storage Area Networks, Security Principles and Implementations: Firewalls - Intrusion Prevention – Network Protection, Document Management, Project Management, Web Technologies Development, Team Building, Microsoft CRM, SharePoint

Work History

Work History

Dir Technology Services

Maui Land and Pineapple Company Inc.
1996 - 2007

IT Manager

Data Systems Network Corp.
Sep 1995 - Jan 2007

Director, Technology Services

Jan 1989 - Jun 1995

Computer Services Manager

TMI Environmental Services
Jan 1986 - Jun 1988

Systems Engineer

City of Mt. Pleasant, MI


1986 - 1992

Computer Science




Detailed understanding of security and it's implementation in a diverse corporate culture.  I have experience with firewall configuration, intrusion detection and prevention as well as monitoring.


In relation to SOX Compliance, the system we use to manage it is Cobit.

Sox Compliance

I have been involved with multiple efforts for SOX compliance of a public entity, each time we finished with few issues and with no material failures.

Team Building

I know how to engage and inspire teams to reach their potentials.

Network Design and Management

I have built and managed many large hetergeneous networks.

Strategic Planning


Skilled in Windows XP, Vista, 2003, 2008.


Cisco Switching and Routing, VOIP, and Wireless Infrastructure.