Engineering, performance monitoring, strategic planning, personnel and technological leadership, information security
US-SC-Fountain Inn (will consider relocating)
IT DIRECTOR / IT MANAGER
Education: Master of Science in Network Security ~ Bachelor of Science in Business and Management Certifications: CISSP ~ CCNP (renewing) ~ MCSE ~ EMC Associate
Enterprise IT Operations professional with large scale leader and management roles in Higher Education, DoD, and Private Corporations. Responsible for engineering, performance monitoring, strategic planning, personnel and technological leadership, and information security. Management of teams up to 200, budget responsibility up to 50mil.
*Project Management & Cost Control (Furman University): Planned, presented, gained approval for rollout of 872 node Cisco wireless infrastructure upgrade project affecting 4,000+ users. Vendor negotiations resulted in $500K donation in equipment and 15% - $700K savings on $1.9mil project.
*Leadership and Problem Solving (Furman University): Directed team of six IT Engineers & 29 indirect reports responsible for 5900 node Campus MAN resulted in two year period of 99%+ uptime.
*Leadership and Operations (United States Marine Corps): Lead team of 13 network & security engineers for Cisco based network, systems security, & Enterprise Exchange messaging (170,000 accounts). Responsible for 24x7 fault response for routing/switching, Cisco ASA, IDS, messaging, for 32 downstream networks in tense high paced situations.
*Project Management & Consulting (EMC & Internet Crimes Group): Managed Risk Mitigation and Vulnerability Assessment Team in delivery of Risk Assessments for clients including Merck, Constellation Energy, Acxiom Global Marketing, American Energy & Pwr. Responsible for capture of business processes, security best practices, and advanced technologies.
*Budget Management & Project Management (United States Marine Corps): Managed $50mil budget and associated project and vendor relationships in fielding of 51 HA Secure Data Centers for 11 global organizations, completed ahead of schedule and 25% under budget.
BI-LO GROCERY STORES February 2012 - Present Corporate IT being relocated to Jacksonville, FL as part of merger/acquisition of Winn-Dixie Sr. Manager Business Services Support / Information Security Officer *Guided team of 13 technologists in the delivery of Corporate Networking & Security (Cisco), Access Controls, Audit, Risk Management (PCI/HIPAA Audit), and Software Distribution. Additional duties as ISO, and Breach Response Coordinator. Hands on technology role. *Senior Network & Security Engineer with lead in the daily management of distributed networking architecture across 5 states. *Oversight of team of 3 Supervisors & 12 Technologist responsible for delivery of 960 node networking across 200 sites, and associated telecom, wireless, software distribution, risk management, and security management.
CSI TECHNOLOGY OUTFITTERS July 2011 - February 2012 Senior Enterprise Architect / IT Security Analyst Easley, South Carolina Operational management of Cisco route/switch/FW environment and fault analysis *In charge of management of remote Data Center (Sonicwall, VMware ESX4.0 & 5.0, Cisco 6504/9e, ASA 55xx/Catalyst 36xx L3/, Equllogic SAN) *Collaborate with IT Director and CFO in establishing procedures for corporate information security and deployment and management of McAfee DLP in support of PCI & HIPAA findings/audit *Implemented & integrated McAfee Net Data Loss Prevention into corporate security architecture
FURMAN UNIVERSITY June 2008 - July 2011 Director of Systems and Networks - Sr. Networking & Systems Eng Greenville, South Carolina * Manager and Mentor of team of two Managers, six technologists, 24 indirect reports, & $2.8mil budget. Responsible for strategic vision and management of all aspects of voice, CaTV, and network infrastructure, with focus on management of 200 Svr VMware/NetApp LINUX/Windows *Network Engineer, responsible for 5600 node distributed campus MAN: Cisco 6509e/6504e & 3825 Route/Switch (BGP & EIGRP), IPS Management, Messaging, Packeteer Bandwidth Shaping, Performance Management and Baselining, Network Engineering, VMware ESX 4.0. * Delivered significant advancements in technology and improvement in availability and performance enhancements attributed to vision, technological acumen, & tenacity, substantially increasing uptime over a 2 year period for a user population of more than 4,000 end-users. *Adjunct Furman Computer Science Professor, specializing in Networking and Security
EMC CORPORATION June 2006 - June 2008 Federal Team, Sr. Solutions Architect Telecommuter / Road Warrior *EMC team member specializing in large scale Federal and corporate enterprise Network security architectures responsible for availability, risk mitigation & management, with a focus on enterprise best practices, Federal compliance, and business process interpretation/implementation. *Oversight of technological policy and governance compliance with, and understanding of contents of NIST Security Guidelines, FISMA, and portions of ISO 17799/27000. *Technical Expert responsible for EMC storage and security technologies (RSA, VMware, Infoscape, enVision SIEM, EMC SMARTS, IRM). Responsible for Executive Management and Technical conversations. Clients ex: Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Veterans Affairs, Federal Reserve.
INTERNET CRIMES GROUP, INC. September 2002 - June 2006 Project Manager & Enterprise Network Security Engineer Telecommuter / Road Warrior *Lead in corporate risk assessment projects, managed lifecycle and engineering of project *Developed network security evaluations related to LAN/WAN and systems architectures for numerous, high-profile corporate clients. *Collaborate with corporate management on interpreting requests and setting goals for internal and external deliverables while providing technical guidance and leadership to facilitate effective project. *Served as senior consultant and Project Manager on all network and systems security client engagements and managed the administration and implementation of security solutions at client sites utilizing relevant and related information from Federal Security Framework.
THE UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS (USMC) December 1979 - December 2002 USMC Network Operations Center, Quantico, Virginia IT Senior Manager & Enterprise Network & Security Manager (January 2000 - December 2002) IT Senior Manager & Chief Data Systems Engineer (September 1997 - December 1999) Project Manager & Experimental Data Systems Manager (December 1991 - September 1997) Satellite & Terrestrial Communications Maintenance Supervisor (Aug 1990 - Nov 1991) Advanced Electronics Technician (May 1985 - Aug 1990) Field Artillery Fire Direction Controlman - Infantry Heavy Weapons (Dec 1979 - May 1985)
* Project Manger and Technical Manager responsible for more than 70 metropolitan networks, and annual operating budget of $50 million related to network upgrades for 36 global organizations. * Managed/Lead: o Team of 12 Marine/Civilian network engineers tasked with the implementation, maintaining, troubleshooting of global secure network utilizing a variety of Cisco technologies (routers/firewalls/switches), IDS, Microsoft Windows Active Directory, and Exchange o Team of 18 Marine/Civilian network engineers responsible for X.400 NT infrastructure of 170,000 accounts; as well as 24x7 Tier III help desk that provided on-site global response services and support to USMC commands world wide. * Managed full life cycle integration for secure LAN/WAN and messaging architectures in various locations world-wide. * Provided direct and indirect BGP and OSPF routing support for globally dispersed, dynamic nodes. * Authored enterprise business continuity plans and change control policies for Network Operations Center (NOC)'s bridgehead messaging systems. Lead Messaging Engineer responsible for 24x7 Exchange Messaging architecture as well as Tier III support.
CAPITOL COLLEGE, Laurel, MD Master of Science, Network Security, May 2006
UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, College Park, MD Bachelor of Science in Business