An award winning and results-driven senior manager with a highly successful background in leading a broad range of corporate IT initiatives along with project planning and deploying business infrastructure solutions meeting corporate objectives on time within budget. Quick to assimilate new ideas, concepts and cutting-edge technologies while managing complex projects through completion. Possesses excellent interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills and the ability to develop and maintain mutually beneficial internal and external relationships. Enjoys being part of, as well as managing, motivating and training, successful and productive teams, and thrives in high-pressure and challenging working environments.
President, Managing Director, Consultant
Start-up management of an India-based multi-division outsourcing company of over 40 foreign Indian national employees servicing US Fortune 1000 customers.
Project Manager for State of Michigan Next Generation Digital Infrastructure project with 10MM budget.
Plan, develop and implement team projects to create online marketing solutions.
Develop unique concepts and creative solutions for large scale corporate identity and branding projects.
Monitor and effectively manage cash flow, financial statements, sales, and overall company performance.
Provide high quality I.T. programming services to US customers of varying scopes and scales.
Managed produced award winning children's animated cartoons for international cable broadcast/distribution.
Develop, direct and manage Leadership Team of divisional managers, accounting team, and I.T. Manager.
Manage business development activities resulting in increased corporate growth.
Contract IT Project Manager/Business Analyst
Lead Developer/Project Manager of a multi-million record conversion of legacy data from mainframe databases to Oracle databases.
Planned, designed and managed US Postal Service VB application project for CD-ROM based national tracking system.
Lead Developer/Project Manager of Spatial VB application project using Map Info's MapX and ESRI's Map Objects.
Managed intranet web project to train a lead developer to create active server pages and web-enabled database forms for Intranet applications with backend database integration.
Lead Analyst/Manager on VB project developing an interface to automatically convert daily production requirement transmissions from four different STX EDI Overlay formats to LAN-based MRP systems
Technical Service Provider Founder/President
Planned, developed, and rolled out nationally distributed applications through VB, SQL, Visual FoxPro, and website development for dozens of Grand Rapids, Michigan region clients.
Performed business analysis, planned and managed Novell and NT Server LAN/WAN's, internet, desktop, mobile, applications, and voice/data integrations for small businesses.
PC's built to order, developed and delivered executive-style training to upscale households.
Corporate M.I.S. Director/Developer
Managed all IT projects and operations including budgetary, capital, and strategic planning telecommunications planning, applications development and administration, and 16 direct report IT Employees.
Deployed the company's first corporate intranet and extranet.
Provided high service levels SLA's and management of three Novell LAN's including support for 110 users.
Performed custom application design/development on various platforms in the Windows environment.
Career Summary cont.
Manager/Developer, Information Systems
Managed the operations of the I.T. Department, IBM S/36 operations, special projects, and design and development of PC-based database solutions.
Project managed all manufacturing automation technology and integration on time and within budgets.
Developed, marketed, and administered IT services provided to small business customers of G.A.R. Info Systems.