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Sr Principal Consultant Resume

Chicago, IL

SUMMARY

  • Professional technology leader wif extensive experience leading high performing, cost effective Technology Departments.
  • Deep experience in developing effective Strategic plans, ERP systems implementation and maintenance, global technology services, and Cybersecurity Programs.
  • Adept at creating strong ties wif business leaders to achieve alignment wif business strategies.
  • Strong collaborative leadership abilities, wif proven expertise in managing complex technical projects, leading cross - functional teams, and overseeing extensive budgets of up to $8M expense and $3M in capex annually.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Global Director ERP Implementation
  • Global Infrastructure Architect
  • Enterprise Application Management
  • Certified Cyber Security Manager
  • US Army trained for Cybersecurity
  • Risk Analysis & Mitigation
  • Strategic Planning
  • Lean / Six Sigma Black Belt
  • Policy & Procedure Development
  • Technology and Regulatory Governance

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Chicago, IL

Sr Principal Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Lead clients through the process of identifying and mitigating portfolio company cyber risks in both pre and post deal
  • Evaluating client’s processes against NIST/ISO/COBIT standards
  • Expert level noledge in financial systems implementation and maintenance
  • Have led every Technology function in a large-scale operation, spanning 86 locations wif more TEMPthan 10,000 daily users
Confidential, Chicago, IL

IT Director and consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Department head for multi-location manufacturing firm. Evaluating current business and manufacturing systems, ERP, and EDI processes.
  • Leading staff in three manufacturing facilities supporting several hundred users.
  • Set strategic direction based on findings from the systems evaluation; aligned budget to new strategic direction and suggested changes in staffing levels and skill sets.

Confidential, Wheeling IL

CIO and consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Leading the strategic selection and implement of new job management software for a national business.
  • Strategic projects include database rationalization/consolidation, corporate governance and implementation of security best practices.
  • Defining data integration between the job management system and the company’s ERP system.

Confidential, Addison, IL

Global Director of Technology (Department Head)

Responsibilities:

  • Led JD Edwards implementation across US, UK and French businesses.
  • Led cross functional process improvement team to reduce EDI transactional error rate from 3.5% to less TEMPthan .3%, resulting in $100,000+ of annual savings.
  • Strategically redefined data center operations, decreasing technology staffing requirements by 15%.
  • Achieved business alignment wif a strategic technology road map through a global IT steering committee.
  • Reduced software maintenance costs by 50% by implementing a single global financial and logistics system (JD Edwards).
  • Reduced CAPEX requirements by 85% utilizing Cloud / SaaS solutions. Office 365, Azure and Private cloud.
  • Reduced software licensing costs by 20% through the establishment of global business practices and systems.

Confidential, Wooddale, IL

Information Technology Director (Department Head)

Responsibilities:

  • Implemented a cloud-based Epicor ERP system to support international expansion, reducing business startup time by 6 months, startup costs by over $100K, and operating expenses by $150K annually.
  • Drove the implementation of a Azure cloud-based utility server saving over $80K in capital expense, and reducing staffing requirements by $75K annually.
  • Designed and implemented a complete SOX compliance program wifin a 3 month period.
  • Implemented a facility wide bar code scanning system reducing material handling staff requirements by 12%.

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