Project Manager January 2006 to January 2014Technology Solutions － Charleston, SCDirected all IT and Security resource planning, budgeting and operational initiatives for this, global consumer products corporation. Performed internal business unit consulting as well as providing consulting services to clients. Carried-out project planning, requirement definition, management, and execution for many clients such as Charleston County School District, Beaufort County Sheriff's Department, Charleston County Court House, Orangeburg Detention Center, Kershaw Detention Center, and Newberry Detention Center. Purchased necessary equipment. Assigned employees according to their skill levels. Assisted, directed, and mentored. Notable Accomplishments: ? Branded numerous iPoint products, including: DVR's, Hosted ACS, Online Backup and File Servers, and hosted antivirus. ? Managed programmers in software design and development. ? Critical member of both, the CRM and VRM teams. ? Led a series of upgrades and application enhancements, including the replacement of obsolete systems, hardware and software at 23 locations with new LAN/WAN technology, completing the project 11% under budget. ? Standardized vendor management, and negotiated 48% in recurring annual savings. ? Developed policies and procedures to enhance productivity. Reworked company's technology asset tracking process, and standardized system configuration standards. ? Led virtualization effort that reduced costs 44% and improved uptime from 87% to 99%. ? Preformed sales presentations, and product training. ? Provided RFP responses. ? Onsite project management. ? Coordinated design, installation, and training on Cisco Routers, Switches, WLAN Controllers, AP's, Phones, Servers, DVR's, Cameras, Access Control. ? Designed intranet page, allowing Local Police Departments the ability to view all cameras in any school from their office and vehicles. ? Designed company's website. Wins Corp, Cape Coral, FL 2004-2006 Lead Systems Admin for leading international provider of wealth training and training materials. Oversaw all IT and Telecom activities and functions for all national and international branches. Responsible for infrastructure standards, PC and network support, Reduced systems downtime. Increased daily helpdesk coverage by over 50%. Reduced headcount, while improving overall service levels.
Network Consultant January 2002 to January 2004Eastern IT Group － Northfield, NJfor mid-sized network consulting firm. Provided hands-on and remote access support large and small scale businesses. One of the key engineers involved in the setup and deployment of Citrix XP for Cape Counseling. One of the primary engineers to setup The Borgata Hotel, Spa, and Casino. Projects included: Blackberry Server, Cisco Wireless, Window's Servers, AD, Print Servers, Group Policies, and Avaya VoIP.
Network Manager January 2001 to January 2002Absolute Computers － Parkersburg, WVfor a networking, reselling, and web developing company. Established a company's help desk system. Selected software, developed service level agreements, formulated all policies and procedures. Trained personnel. Oversaw and assisted with hardware, software and systems installation, maintenance, and upgrades. Actively involved in negotiations of new agreements with vendors, service providers, contractors, and carriers.
Teacher for WVUP. Taught January 2001 to January 2002West Virginia University － Parkersburg, WVA+ classes in the evenings as an adjunct teacher.
Lead Technician / Instructor for a computer training company January 1998 to January 2001Marco & Associates － Northfield, NJTaught many different courses, including: A+, Network+, MOUS, MCSE Designed and setup the company's original network. Managed several technicians.
B.A.Thomas Edison State College － Trenton, NJ, USB.A. Thomas Edison State College ? Trenton, NJ
A.A.S.West Virginia University － Parkersburg, WV, USA.A.S. West Virginia University ? Parkersburg, WV
Preformed sales presentations, and product training
MCSE CCNP Network+ MOUS Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer Cisco Certified Network Professional CCA Citrix Certified Administrator i-Net+