2017 - Present   Oversee the organization’s technological direction, including planning, implementing and maintaining all facets through the use of advanced analytics, and best practices to allow for corporate functions to align with the business strategy (Turn around). Ensured optimal and enhanced operations through the mapping of business processes and incorporation of technology to measure and improve efficiency with the use of business analytics and KPIs.   More Info

2017 - Present

Oversee the organization’s technological direction, including planning, implementing and maintaining all facets through the use of advanced analytics, and best practices to allow for corporate functions to align with the business strategy (Turn around). Ensured optimal and enhanced operations through the mapping of business processes and incorporation of technology to measure and improve efficiency with the use of business analytics and KPIs.

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2014 - 2017   Primary Role was to oversee all Technology related items for the firm while ensuring 24/7 service. This was accomplished after transitioning the firm from a Managed Services Provider to in-house staff. During which time I responsible for hiring, mentoring, and organizing all IT Staff. This allowed for the improvement and enhancement of how technology was viewed in the company.   More Info

2014 - 2017

Primary Role was to oversee all Technology related items for the firm while ensuring 24/7 service. This was accomplished after transitioning the firm from a Managed Services Provider to in-house staff. During which time I responsible for hiring, mentoring, and organizing all IT Staff. This allowed for the improvement and enhancement of how technology was viewed in the company.

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2009 - 2014   Directed all technology related items varying from Aerial Photography, Mobile Devices, to the back-end infrastructure for a $500 million dollar company.   Also oversaw staff in Network Engineering, System Administration, Help Desk.   Was instrumental in enhancing and scaling the process regarding Estimating and Bidding for public works related projects.   More Info

2009 - 2014

Directed all technology related items varying from Aerial Photography, Mobile Devices, to the back-end infrastructure for a $500 million dollar company. Also oversaw staff in Network Engineering, System Administration, Help Desk.

Was instrumental in enhancing and scaling the process regarding Estimating and Bidding for public works related projects.

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2007-2009   TRANSITIONED COMPANY INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT FROM A CONSULTING BASED REALM TO IN HOUSE DURING A TIME OF GROWTH. MIGRATED SINGLE SERVER INFRASTRUCTURE TO A MULTI-SERVER VIRTUALIZED ENVIRONMENT WITH A STORAGE AREA NETWORK. CREATED, AND IMPLEMENTED INITIAL SET OF TECHNOLOGY POLICIES AND PROCEDURES. ENGINEERED MOBILE WORKFORCE STRATEGY VIA VIRTUAL PRIVATE NETWORKING IN ORDER TO PROVIDE A MORE EFFICIENT WORKFORCE. ENGINEER MULTI-TIERED RENDER FARM TO FACILITATE EXPEDIENT 3D RENDERING COMPLETION.   More Info

2007-2009

TRANSITIONED COMPANY INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT FROM A CONSULTING BASED REALM TO IN HOUSE DURING A TIME OF GROWTH. MIGRATED SINGLE SERVER INFRASTRUCTURE TO A MULTI-SERVER VIRTUALIZED ENVIRONMENT WITH A STORAGE AREA NETWORK. CREATED, AND IMPLEMENTED INITIAL SET OF TECHNOLOGY POLICIES AND PROCEDURES. ENGINEERED MOBILE WORKFORCE STRATEGY VIA VIRTUAL PRIVATE NETWORKING IN ORDER TO PROVIDE A MORE EFFICIENT WORKFORCE. ENGINEER MULTI-TIERED RENDER FARM TO FACILITATE EXPEDIENT 3D RENDERING COMPLETION.

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2006 - 2007   DURING THIS TIME FRAME I WAS AN IT CONSULTANT WORKING FOR MYSELF. I MANAGED INFRASTRUCTURES, COMMUNICATIONS, AND TECHNOLOGY NEEDS FOR SMALL TO MIDSIZE BUSINESSES IN THE CHICAGO LAND AREA. THE INDUSTRIES RANGED FROM MORTGAGE COMPANIES, REAL ESTATE BROKERAGE FIRMS, LAW FIRMS, RESTAURANTS, ARCHITECTURAL AND DESIGN. SECOND TO THAT, I WAS ALSO HIRED ON SPECIFIC PROJECTS TO ASSIST THE LEAD CONSULTING FIRM, OR AUGMENT STAFF. PROJECTS RANGED FROM EXCHANGE UPGRADES AND MIGRATIONS, TO VoiP INSTALLATION, AND COMPLEX SYSTEM BUILDS.

2006 - 2007

DURING THIS TIME FRAME I WAS AN IT CONSULTANT WORKING FOR MYSELF. I MANAGED INFRASTRUCTURES, COMMUNICATIONS, AND TECHNOLOGY NEEDS FOR SMALL TO MIDSIZE BUSINESSES IN THE CHICAGO LAND AREA. THE INDUSTRIES RANGED FROM MORTGAGE COMPANIES, REAL ESTATE BROKERAGE FIRMS, LAW FIRMS, RESTAURANTS, ARCHITECTURAL AND DESIGN. SECOND TO THAT, I WAS ALSO HIRED ON SPECIFIC PROJECTS TO ASSIST THE LEAD CONSULTING FIRM, OR AUGMENT STAFF. PROJECTS RANGED FROM EXCHANGE UPGRADES AND MIGRATIONS, TO VoiP INSTALLATION, AND COMPLEX SYSTEM BUILDS.

 
2000 - 2008  SERVICE BEGAN PRIOR TO "9-11 ATTACKS". SERVED IN THEATER FOR OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM, OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM, AND THE LIBERATION OF IRAQ AND AFGHANISTAN.  LEAD A 20 PERSON TEAM, MOTIVATING AND KEEPING ON TASK WHILE FORWARDLY DEPLOYED.  EXTENSIVE WORK REGARDING THE TEST AND EVALUATION OF ADVANCED WEAPON, COMMUNICATIONS AND NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEMS.  · EARNED VARIOUS COMBAT AWARDS  · AWARDS FOR EXCELLENT SERVICE  · SAILOR OF THE QUARTER  NAVAIR Command   · ACCELERATED ADVANCEMENT PROGRAM MEMBER

2000 - 2008

SERVICE BEGAN PRIOR TO "9-11 ATTACKS". SERVED IN THEATER FOR OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM, OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM, AND THE LIBERATION OF IRAQ AND AFGHANISTAN.

LEAD A 20 PERSON TEAM, MOTIVATING AND KEEPING ON TASK WHILE FORWARDLY DEPLOYED.

EXTENSIVE WORK REGARDING THE TEST AND EVALUATION OF ADVANCED WEAPON, COMMUNICATIONS AND NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEMS.

· EARNED VARIOUS COMBAT AWARDS

· AWARDS FOR EXCELLENT SERVICE

· SAILOR OF THE QUARTER
NAVAIR Command

· ACCELERATED ADVANCEMENT
PROGRAM MEMBER


1996 - 2000

PRIOR TO THE US NAVY, I WORKED FOR VARIOUS COMPANIES WITHIN SILICON VALLEY. THE MOST NOTABLE BEING A VENTURE LAW FIRM. VLG WAS WELL KNOWN DURING THE "DOT COM" ERA FOR NOT ONLY TAKING COMPANIES PUBLIC, BUT ALSO HELPING TO FUND AND BUILD INFRASTRUCTURE. SOME OF THEIR MORE NOTABLE CLIENTS AT THE TIME WERE GOOGLE, CISCO, INTEL TO NAME A FEW.