Deep Managerial and Technical experience over 26 years including team building/leadership, coordination across disparate areas, and in all aspects of systems design and development. This includes the last 5 years implementing metadata, quality, and governance into the worlds largest retailer.
Qualified Artillery, Logistics, and Combat Developments Officer
Leading Team to Battalion level organizations
Open Source Intelligence
Operations and Strategy Development
Information Server Suite
Data Lake, Metadata, Quality, and Governance Strategy
Leading small to very large teams/organizations
02/2012 to Current
Technical Expert Metadata and GovernanceWalmart Stores Inc － Bentonville, AR
Lead for Metadata and DataStage Administration teams - including build,
management, support, and strategy.
with IBM for Information Server product support and improvement resulting
in significant improvements to the product to support Walmart scale. Walmart representative on IBM Customer Advisory board as well as
other working groups for the product.
of the Data Lake strategy team responsible for the inclusion of governance
and metadata in the strategy
across multiple teams and pillars at Walmart to get necessary
hardware and software underlying support for Information Server as well
for approx 5 separate environments.
SME at Walmart for Websphere integration with Information Server.
05/2009 to 02/2012
Fire Support Integration AnalystDepartment of the Army － Newport News, VA
management for Field Artillery systems - specifically Fire Support, Fire
Direction, and Radar Systems using the Joint Capabilities Integration
Development System (JCIDS).
for integrating these requirements across all functional domains
(DOTMLPF) as well as across other services.
and Doctrine Command representative on various Joint Staff working groups
for Digitally Aided Close Air Support and Joint Fires.
10/1986 to 02/2011
Field Artillery and Logistics OfficerUnited States Army － Various, Various
Artillery and Logistics Officer responsible for leading soldiers and
civilians, technical and tactical fire direction and tactics, staff
development, operation and logistics planning and execution during
multiple assignments at multiple levels from Team to Division.
to Iraq where I led 2 different teams. The first team consisted of
Civilian Interpreters and Soldiers responsible for Open Source
Intelligence Analysis and the second was a team of soldiers responsible
for managing sensor system emplacement and logistical support across
deployment in support of Hurricane Relief in 2005 providing logistics
support and comfort to evacuees and managing cleanup efforts south of New
Education and Training
Business AdministrationWebster University － Fort Smith, AR, USAGraduated with honors - 3.96 GPA
Bachelor of Science: Computer Information SystemsUniversity of Arkansas - Little Rock － Little Rock, AR, USABSBA Computer Information Systems with a minor in Military Science.