2014 - Present PRIMARY ROLE WAS TO OVERSEE ALL TECHNOLOGY RELATED ITEMS FOR THE FIRM AND DELIVER 24/7 INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES.   SECONDLY, WAS TO TRANSITION THE FIRM FROM AN OUTSIDE IT CONSULTING SERVICE TO IN HOUSE STAFF.  DURING WHICH I WAS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE HIRING OF ALL IT STAFF FROM SYSTEM ADMINISTRATION TO HELP DESK SUPPORT.  IN ADDITION TO THAT, IT WAS EXPECTED TO NOT ONLY BUILD EMPLOYEE TALENT AND MORAL, BUT ALSO CHANGE THE VIEWPOINT OF EMPLOYEES REGARDING IT MANAGEMENT. More Info

2014 - Present

PRIMARY ROLE WAS TO OVERSEE ALL TECHNOLOGY RELATED ITEMS FOR THE FIRM AND DELIVER 24/7 INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES.   SECONDLY, WAS TO TRANSITION THE FIRM FROM AN OUTSIDE IT CONSULTING SERVICE TO IN HOUSE STAFF.  DURING WHICH I WAS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE HIRING OF ALL IT STAFF FROM SYSTEM ADMINISTRATION TO HELP DESK SUPPORT.  IN ADDITION TO THAT, IT WAS EXPECTED TO NOT ONLY BUILD EMPLOYEE TALENT AND MORAL, BUT ALSO CHANGE THE VIEWPOINT OF EMPLOYEES REGARDING IT MANAGEMENT.

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2009 - 2014 DIRECTED ALL TECHNOLOGY RELATED ITEMS VARYING FROM AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY, MOBILE DEVICES, TO THE BACKEND INFRASTRUCTURE FOR A $500 MILLION DOLLAR PLUS COMPANY.  OVERSAW NETWORK ENGINEERING, SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATION, DOCUMENTATION, TRAINING, DESKTOP SUPPORT, SOCIAL MEDIA, AND BUSINESS SECURITY.  SUPERVISED EFFORTS OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT NOT ONLY FROM DAY TO DAY BUSINESS CRITICAL NEEDS BUT FOR THE ENHANCEMENT OF ESSENTIAL BUSINESS PROCESSES. More Info

2009 - 2014

DIRECTED ALL TECHNOLOGY RELATED ITEMS VARYING FROM AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY, MOBILE DEVICES, TO THE BACKEND INFRASTRUCTURE FOR A $500 MILLION DOLLAR PLUS COMPANY.  OVERSAW NETWORK ENGINEERING, SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATION, DOCUMENTATION, TRAINING, DESKTOP SUPPORT, SOCIAL MEDIA, AND BUSINESS SECURITY.  SUPERVISED EFFORTS OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT NOT ONLY FROM DAY TO DAY BUSINESS CRITICAL NEEDS BUT FOR THE ENHANCEMENT OF ESSENTIAL BUSINESS PROCESSES.

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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.

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.