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Senior Information Technology Executive
Vision, Strategy & Implementation| Technology Transformation| Solution Architecture
Accomplished, dedicated Senior Information Technology Executive with more than 20 years of solid
experience in delivering comprehensive technical solutions, operational leadership, departmental
management, technology innovation, and a proven record of success in effectively aligning technical
objectives with business needs for global business growth and success. Effective technology leader with a
reputation for staying ahead of the curve with the identification and implementation of the most advanced
systems architectures, technology trends, and applications required to cut costs, lead global teams, and
create innovation in today’s market.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Global Technical Leadership & Vision ● Service Design & Management ● Profit & Loss Oversight
Multi-Year Technology Roadmaps ● Commercial Perspective ● Technology Standards
Continuous Process Improvements ● Performance & Talent Management ● Customer Solution Initiatives
FIRST DATA CORPORATION, Omaha, NE Oct. 2011 to June 2015
Enterprise IT Architect
Successfully served as the Lead Enterprise Network Architect for the global infrastructure
organization, which was highlighted by serving as the infrastructure lead for the Openstack Private
Cloud Infrastructure project.
Guided the adoption of automatic IP address assignments for both the server and desktop
provisioning process project.
Achieved an $8M add-on bonus for developing the rapid re-hosting of new applications from Bank
of America as the project leader.
Directed cross-functional team in assessing the enterprise-wide DNS, DHCP, and IPAM
infrastructure, which resulted in application development growth and increased return on
Recognized with an Individual Contributor award known as a “Center Stage Award”
VMWARE, INC., Palo Alto, CA Apr. 2010 to Dec. 2011
Effectively led the alignment of strategy, while streamlining desktop voice, data, and firewall
personnel within the global corporate IT department.
Served as a founding member of the corporate Architecture Review Board, as well as the
Information Technology Governance Board.
Played an integral role in establishing a global team consisting of 43 voice, data, and network
security support professionals.
Achieved more than 99.95% availability on the corporate network infrastructure by managing the
architecture for the elimination of single point of failures within the Engineering team.
Spearheaded joint team of Cisco advance services, contracted resources, and in-house professionals
to relocate 18-building campus in Palo Alto from a legacy layer 2-flat network model MAN to a
strategic layer 3-fault domain MAN.
Leveraged Private MPLS and VRF/VCP methodologies to create a protocol for future business
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (CONTINUED)
FIRST DATA CORPORATION, Omaha, NE Apr. 1996 to Apr. 2010
Collaborated with members of the senior management team to form an international team of more
than 75 Network and Telecomm Engineering professionals.
Introduced and implemented a strategy, which united the network and telecommunication
personnel throughout Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America, Canada, and the Asian-Pacific
Responsible for both the Network Architecture and Strategy team, and Core Network Engineered
team charged with company’s Internet infrastructure.
Oversaw the conversion of PBX from Ericson to Avaya VoIP for 2000–person campus with the UK
call center of 700 CSRs.
Consolidated the United Kingdom Data Center into the Frankfurt, Germany Data Center, which
directly led to $3M in cost savings.
Yielded savings of $200k year-over-year by creating an international MPLS network to provided
any-to-any connectivity across 23 countries.
Reduced costs by $3M, which represented 25% savings, through the elimination of circuits and
negotiation with local carriers, global carriers, and hardware vendors throughout Asia, Europe, and
Recognized with 14 team awards, 5 individual contributor awards, and the Employee of the
MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY, INC., Clinton, MD Nov. 1992 to Sep. 1995
Led the restructuring of desktop and wide area networking services for the Defense Investigative
Service Contract Office in 38 states of our union.
Spearheaded the conversion from SNA printing services for the General Services Administration on
to the advanced TCP/IP printing services on the US Government’s asset IBM mainframes.
Collaborated in the establishment of the first World Wide Web presence for the National
Performance Review during the Clinton and Gore Administration in the White House.
Recognized with 4 team awards, 2 individual contributor awards, and the Employee of the Year
UNITED STATES NAVY, Various Global Locations Pre-1990
Served in Operation Desert Shield & Operation Desert Storm,
Recognized with an Admiral Letter of Commendation and the Navy Achievement Medal.
COMPASSION INTERNATIONAL, Omaha, NE 2001 to Present
EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS
City University of Seattle, Seattle, WA - AS in General Sciences