Excel at providing comprehensive secure IT/network design, systems analysis and full lifecycle program management
Senior IT Consultant, Network and Program/Project Manager, Engineer, and Educator
Insightful, results-driven IT professional with notable success directing a broad range of IT/Network initiatives while participating in planning, analyzing, and implementing organizational objectives. Excel at providing comprehensive secure IT/network design, systems analysis, and full lifecycle program management. Hands-on experience leading all stages of system development efforts, including requirements definition, design, architecture, testing and support. Proficient IT and LAN/WAN operations and maintenance director with secure Internet access. Expert program and project leader; able to coordinate and direct all phases of project based efforts while managing, motivating, and mentoring teams. Dynamic technology instructor and training program manager. Excellent team-building, speaking, and writing skills.
Areas of Expertise: IT/Network Operations Management Program Planning / Implementation Customer Service and Support International IT/Network Project Coordination Network and Cyber Systems Security Disaster Recovery Planning / Implementation Network Engineering and Design Team and Project Leadership Cost Benefits Analysis Regulatory Compliance Technology Training Cisco Academy Instructor Contingency Planning Microsoft Academy Instructor
TECHNICAL SKILLS: Certifications: CCNA, CCENT, MCP, CIW, IC3, MOS. In Progress: ITIL, Network+, and Security+ Platforms: Windows 7/XP/Vista/2000, Virtual PC, VMware Workstation, Virtual Box (Oracle), and Ubuntu/Redhat Linux. Knowledgeable with Unix. Networking:
Network Convergence, Cyber Security, LAN/WAN Administration, Windows 2008/2003/2000 Servers, Cisco IOS Routers, Switches, and Wireless Access, IP Telephony, DHCP, DNS, FTP, SMTP, POP3. Knowledgeable with Ubuntu Linux and Unix Servers. Protocols and Interfaces: ATM, SONET, OSPF, EIGRP, RIPv2, TCP/IP, VPN, 10/100/1000/10000 Ethernet, Token Ring, Frame Relay, 802.11a/b/g/n Secure Wireless, SecureID, OSI and IEEE standards, IPSec, IPV4, IPV6, and cellular. Tools: Microsoft Office Suite 2010/2007/2003 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access, Project, Visio, Publisher, Sharepoint), McAfee/Norton/TrendMicro/Windows Defender Antivirus Utilities, Wireshark, PGP, Adobe Creative Suite.
EDUCATION: MS, Information Systems, Hawaii Pacific University, Honolulu, Hawaii MBA, Personnel Management, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri BGS, Computer Science, Roosevelt University, Chicago, Illinois BBA, Accounting, Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas
ITT Technical Institute March 2009-Present Instructor - Information Technology, Cyber Security Systems, and Network Engineering, Chantilly, Virginia
Northern Virginia Community College January 1993-Present Adjunct Faculty - Information Technology, Network Security Systems, and Network Engineering, Annandale and Manassas Campuses, Virginia Integrated Systems Analysts, Inc. February 2009-March 2009 IT Director (Temporary Contract Position), Network Redesign and Upgrade, Alexandria, Virginia
Senior IT/Network Project Management Consultant October aNovember 2008 Independent Contractor Supporting Washington Metro Area Transit Authority (WMATA), Washington DC Short term contract by Televate, LLC, to provide project management consulting to WMATA for multiple corporate-wide IT/Network and Telephone system upgrades including digital IP phone, and cellular telephone technology projects corporate-wide.
TEACH a Toward Educating Americaas Children August 2008 Network Engineer/Project Manager (www.teacham.org) Designed, planned, coordinated, installed, and activated the first Ubuntu Linux network for the Kateri Center supporting middle school students in Livingston, Guatemala.
Prince William County Public Schools August 2006-August 2008 Cisco Academy and Microsoft Academy Instructor, Cisco and Microsoft Networking; and, A+ Certifications, Haymarket, Virginia
Fairfax County Public Schools September 2001-August 2006 Network Administration (Microsoft Academy) Instructor, Microsoft Certification Training, Alexandria, Virginia
Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS), September 1998-August 2001 Department of Information Technology Network Management Supervisor, Wilton Woods Center, Alexandria, Virginia Directed the daily operation, technical support, and contractor logistics for the largest SMDS network on the East Coast of the United States supporting over 250 sites, 25,000 employees, 260,000 students, and 80,000 adult students. Converted school network to Cisco routers and switches. Actively managed a technical staff of 16 people providing network engineering, program management, project installation, and problem escalation resolution support for over 250 sites and 278 ongoing projects.
Volt Technical Services May-September 1998 Program Manager a Bell Atlantic Global Networks, Inc., Arlington, Virginia Directed the program installation of a Microsoft NT network with secure login projected to be 1000 users within six months.
Association for Information and Image Management (AIIM) International April 1997-May 1998 Information Technology Manager, Silver Spring, MD Directed the daily operational use, network administrative management, help desk support, hardware and software procurement and installation, budget planning and implementation, and network system maintenance for a Novell IntranetWare 4.11 and Microsoft NT 4.0 network supporting 60 direct users. Coordinated strategic systems planning and long-term budget requirements for review and approval by Association management here and in England.
Volt Technical Services February-April 1997 Project Manager a UUNET, Falls Church, Virginia Coordinated the program installation of long-haul telecommunications circuits for Internet backbone services in the United States and Canada.
Covington & Burling April 1994-February 1997 Systems Support Manager, Washington, DC Directed the daily operational use, network administrative management, hardware and software procurement and installation, project planning and implementation, and hardware maintenance for a Novell 4.1 network supporting over 850 direct users here and in the Firmas Belgium offices.
Computer Technology Associates, Incorporated August 1992-October 1993 Group Engineer/Analyst, Rockville, Maryland Provided program management consultation services to the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Voice Switching and Control System (VSCS) Program Implementation Branch (AAP-420) as a member of the Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA) contract team.
United States Air Force, Major, Retired September 1971-September 1991 Twenty years hands-on experience as an IT manager Fifteen years directly supporting US Army Operations and Intelligence Extensive overseas interaction with foreign civilian and military organizations working major technology programs such as: NEXRAD, satellite communications, undersea fiber optic cabling, large data center data management, tactical radio communications, NASA Space Shuttle Mission support and program/project management and implementation.