IT professional with 20 years of experience, 15 of which in the architect/design role. Expert in leading multiple teams to
design and build cutting edge technology infrastructure. Looking to be considered for the Architect position.
Team/Project Leader May 2009 to November 2015Northwestern Medicine － Chicago, IL.
Designed and documented new Lake Forest Hospital LAN and WAN, this design is now running in network simulation software as a proof of concept.
Submitted ip addressing design for the new Lake Forest Hospital, looking for request for comment on the design.
Submitted network and low voltage design for new CEP (Central Energy Plant).
This is the critical first step for the new Lake Forest Hospital.
Re-designed backup connection from North Region to the Central region, migration of GIG connection from Sungard to the Prentice Woman's Hospital.
Re-created standards document to reflect new "Cloud" technology.
All sites will have T-1's eliminated and replaced with Ethernet technology.
Consolidated North region internet access into the central region, this allowed for a major consolidation of the Web security product and significant cost savings.
Lead the network portion of the VoIP migration at Lake Forest Hospital.
This project added over 3000 additional devices to the production network without interruption.
I was directly responsible for all QoS, Multicast, core switch and WAN configuration.
Designed and implemented the migration of the legacy NMPG sites to the enterprise Lake Forest Network.
This resulted in significant cost savings and greater reliability with no upfront costs.
Migrated all users from the legacy NLFH remote access solution (FirePass) to the NM remote access solution.
This is part of the overall goal of consolidating all remote access to a single solution.
Worked closely with the server and Citrix team to accomplish this.
Designed and implemented the new low voltage connection from 1475 Belvidere to 1275 Belvidere.
This allowed a legacy NMPG site to open without an AT&T contract.
Payback for this design was achieved in 18 months.
Designed and implemented the WAN and LAN infrastructure at the legacy NMPG site at 1333 Belmont in Lake View.
As part of Cerner go live preparation in the North Region, designed and implemented new MDF to allow for diversification of the core switches and implementation of an AT&T APOP for high availability connectivity to the central region.
This was implemented with zero downtime and still is the active connection to the central region.
Technical leader for all legacy clinical apps needing migration to Cerner.
Designed and implemented the new Data Center in Grayslake.
Design included, all low voltage fiber and copper, all 3 phase power for the cabinets and all switch configurations.
Designed and implemented all network and low voltage infrastructure for the new Surgical Center in Grayslake.
ASTC) Designed and implemented new power and low voltage infrastructure for the legacy Lake Forest data center.
Designed and implemented new SONET ring for all voice and data traffic from legacy Lake Forest to legacy Grayslake.
Technical Services Manager February 2006 to May 2009Eclipsys Corp － Lake Forest, IL.
Designed and build new "Cloud" based WAN solution for new GRC radiology acquisition.
This included 5 radiology sites around Lake and Cook counties.
Designed and built wireless network for the Lindenhurst health and fitness, this included installing wireless controllers and all the AP's.
Technology lead for the Siemens Invision EMR upgrade, designed and built all clinical printing queues, WAN infrastructure and DNS zone migration.
Technology lead for the Siemens Syngo Dynamics Cardiology system implementation.
Designed and built all Centara storage shares, network connectivity.
Technology lead for T-system ED EMR system, installed and built all server hardware, databases, and all network connectivity.
Technology lead for GE Centricity fetal monitoring system.
Installed and configured all the server applications, network connectivity and remote access.
Designed and built Firewall and DMZ solution, Installed new firewall hardware, migrated all policies from existing solution to new solution.
Network Engineer October 1996 to February 2006Lake Forest Hospital － Lake Forest, IL.
Designed and built second OC12 SONET ring to incorporate new Grayslake facility.
This technology provided redundant connectivity for all voice and data.
Designed and built all low voltage and network infrastructure for the new Grayslake Campus.
Designed and built all low voltage and network infrastructure for the new Hunter Woman's Center.
Designed and installed 1st gigabit network on the Lake Forest Campus, this was installed to support the new Hunter Woman's Center and Grayslake campus.
Designed and installed new Emageon (Merge) PACS system in Lake Forest.
Designed and installed ATM network on the main Lake Forest Campus.
This included 26 data closets and 7 remote sites.
Designed and implemented open source file and print system to replace Novell Netware network operating system.
This solution allowed legacy Lake Forest to eliminate IPX on the network without having to pay for MS CALS.
Implemented Active directory solution that tied open source into a single AD platform.
Designed and built T-1 network for clinical system access to GPMS (Group Practice Management System) Business Manager of Surgery.
Business Manager May 1995 to October 1996Lake Forest Hospital － Lake Forest, IL
As of Surgery, my primary roles were:.
Redesign surgery scheduling system to accommodate block scheduling.
Design middle ware to allow data to traverse From Siemens Unity to McKesson ESI scheduling.
Cost reduction by product consolidation.
Surgical Technologist August 1990 to June 1995US Navy － Great Lakes, IL
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science : Health Care Administration, 1998Southern Illinois University － Carbondale, IL, USAHealth Care Administration
Associate of Science : Electronics, 1988Coleman College － San Marcos, CA, USAElectronics
Associate of Science : Surgical Technology, 1987Surgical Technology US Navy － San Diego, CA, USASurgical Technology