Results-driven IT management executive with 20 years experience in diverse industries, including retail, finance, health care and manufacturing. Expertise includes team leadership, technical architecture, strategic planning and disaster recovery planning. Dynamic, resourceful, and extremely driven individual with a deep passion for creating and delivering solutions that empower the customer to meet and exceed desired expectations.
Microsoft, Active-Directory, architect, budget development, business development, business
strategies, C-level communicator, call center, Cisco, cloud, consulting, data center, DR, ITIL, IaaS,
information technology, internet services, marketing, middleware, PaaS, PeopleSoft, process
IT strategy development, strategic development, systems integration, TIBCO,
TOGAF, vision, VOIP, WAN
Chief Operations Officer January 2011 to CurrentMakoto Dressing, Inc － Melbourne, FL
Architected the consolidation of 5 geographically dispersed data centers down to 2 during a merger of two Fortune 500 companies which met or exceeded synergy goals.
Architected and developed a rapid deployment methodology that reduced an implementation of a 700+ site WAN from 12 months down to 4 months.
Evaluated the infrastructure and security architecture of numerous financial institutions such as ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND, BANK OF IRELAND, NAVY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION, and PROVIDIAN to integrate a SaaS based call center application for TSYS.
Through application performance analysis, network and systems analysis, process analysis, and solution execution, effectively saved a $70M PeopleSoft implementation from failure.
Overall management of all operational aspects of the corporation including Strategic Technology planning and integration, production, food safety, 3rd party audits, sales development, and marketing.
Development and implementation of strategic technology direction for manufacturing and bottling processes.
Effectively manage manufacturing / production process with close attention to budgets, timeframes, quality, and product specification.
Lead cross-functional teams that collaborate as a focused unit to achieve aggressive business goals and drive the evolution of concepts into achievable business strategies.
Founder/Owner January 2004 to January 2011Layer 8 Solutions, LLC － Charlotte, North Carolina
Successfully founded a consulting firm focusing on technical strategic development, IT.
process development, enterprise architecture, data center architecture, application and.
Spearheaded successful engagements with clients such as Republic Services, Spherion,.
VP of Carolinas and Lead Architect January 2002 to January 2004TSYS, and Bank of America Intellinet Corporation － Charlotte, North Carolina
Successfully lead the merger of Intellinet and Information Technologies Enterprises.
Ensured the business development and expansion of Intellinet business into the Carolinas met or exceeded billable goals.
Provided the leadership and mentoring as lead architect while also ensuring consistency, alignment, and compliance with architectural strategies, standards, and guidelines.
President and CEO January 1997 to January 2002Information Technologies Enterprises, LLC － Cornelius, North Carolina
Business leader and visionary responsible for the development and growth of a 20 person IT integration firm.
Ensured the mission and vision of the company remained consistent throughout the growth and hiring phase of the company.
Initiated and cultivated relationships with C-level executives to provide leading edge solutions, assessing needs, shaping corporate IT direction, and identifying opportunities with their benefits/risks.
Successfully positioned company for acquisition by Intellinet Corporation.
Senior Systems Engineer January 1993 to November 1997IKON Technology Services － Charlotte, NC
Bachelor of Science : Computer Science, 1992Charleston, South CarolinaComputer Science
Active-Directory, Architect, Backup, benefits, budget development, budgets, business development, business strategies, business
strategies, C, call center, Cisco, communication skills, network and systems, consulting, CREDIT, clients, direction, edge, financial, functional, hiring, information technology, internet services, IT strategy, ITIL, Leadership, marketing, mentoring, middleware, Migration, NAVY, communicator, Enterprise, PeopleSoft, performance analysis, process development, process analysis, process
development, processes, project management, quality, routing, safety, sales
development, sales development, Self-Motivated, specification, Strategic, strategic development, systems integration, TIBCO, vision, VOIP, WAN