Influential, results oriented Senior Executive with 25+ years of achievement in leveraging technology to drive organizational growth and performance, management solutions and finance. Technical talent and analytical expertise in overseeing technology improvement initiatives and aligning information services with business goals. Experience with leading enterprise-wide implementations that streamline operations, optimize productivity, and introduce system efficiencies in a cost-effective manner. Regarded for the ability to drive processes, develop, and motivate high performance teams; and work well under pressure to manage and meet multiple project deadlines on schedule and under budget. Articulate presenter with outstanding interpersonal skills who is adept at crisis management, troubleshooting, problem solving and negotiating.
Drive strategic vision as executive team member and collaborator; produce business technology strategies to improve client service levels, control costs, foster internal business relationships and improve information security procedures. Lead a board mandated initiative to consolidate geographically dispersed IT management personnel and centralize enterprise IT support across the company to align business interests with IT deliverables. Provide project and program management for enterprise projects impacting information security, disaster recovery, infrastructure, system upgrades and unified communications.
Led the overall strategic and tactical direction of the Corporate Information Technology Division across 6 locations nationally. Designed and implemented transformative Business Information, Technology Infrastructure, and IT Governance strategies for an industry-diverse client base. Defined long-term strategies for enabling growth and scalability while minimizing costs and business risks. Negotiated reseller partnerships and managed internal development resources. Participated in M&A and due diligence activities, performing cost/benefit and fit analyses of technical and business assets, policies, and procedures.
Directed all technical support operations for Windows based LAN/WAN network infrastructure. Widened content management capabilities through implementation of Corporate Intranet/Extranet site. Maintained and supported all functions of Active Directory, SQL, Exchange and IIS 5.0. Monitored and performed troubleshooting of e-procurement software configurations and issues. Prepared documentation on primary areas of responsibility, solutions to problems, and regular status reports.
Recruited to shape technology strategy and infrastructure with a focus on reducing operational costs and minimizing downtime. Developed long-term plan for IT operations, disaster recovery, and network utilization. Managed vendor relationships and IT budget.
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