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Curriculum Vitae - E. Rey Garcia, MPA


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With nearly 30 years of professional work experience collaborating and recommending to board members and top management from the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. Managed organizational capital expenses, enterprise technology, system documentation, financial aid and student loans processes and industry standards and regulations. Follow federal, state, county, and local government budgeting, policies and governing ordinances, and promotes sustainability and Economic Development based on demographics.

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Curriculum Vitae - E. Rey Garcia, MPA

  1. 1. E. Rey Garcia, MPA CEO/CIO, Project Lead, Analyst, Writer, & Technology Expert Curriculum Vitae (CV) E. Rey Garcia, MPA / CV – Curriculum Vitae Page1 Personal Profile: Experienced Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with lead roles as Director/Chief Information Officer (CIO), Analyst, and Administrator of Information Technology and Cloud Management Systems with a creative appetite to transform existing ideas into trendsetting innovations. Interpersonally skilled at collaborating and recommending to executive board members, elected officials, and top management. Budget- disciplined in all industries, using financial forecasting to manage organizational capital expenses, while staying ahead of the competition, always adopting best practice measures, governing policies, standards, and regulations set forth by Federal, State, and Local Governments. DOB: April 1965 Address: 1702 South Airport Drive, Weslaco, TX 78596 Country: United States of America Phone: 956.351.5126 Email: LinkedIn: Education: Master of Public Administration (MPA) The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV), Edinburg-McAllen, TX 2014-2016 Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Political Science The University of Houston (UH), Houston, TX 1985-1989 Core Accomplishments: (1) Master of Public Administration (MPA) - Academically and professionally prepared to lead team of talent. (2) Developed initial non-profit corporate website with Student Loan Servicing and Financial Aid information. (3) Designed initial Public Sector website and database for Economic Development, Local Government and County. (4) Researched and developed Student Loan Origination and Student Loan Servicing System user manuals. (5) Eliminated $400,000 in operational expenses by consolidating and updating Legacy Enterprise Systems. (6) Partnered with Vendors and Users to setup Local Government training and education on new industry trends. (7) Established initial Local Government Mobile Web with Online Bill Pay. (8) Implemented initial Local Government Social Media Presence with YouTube for Government. (9) Mobilized Local Government Public Safety Reporting (Police and Fire). (10) Established Local Government Enterprise Fiber Network and connected remote users and facilities. Professional Work Experience: CEO/CIO: RioSoft Consulting – McAllen, TX 2001–Present Develop project roadmaps, strategies and public relations and creative solutions for public, private, and non-profit sectors. Director of Information Technology & Social Media: City of Weslaco – Weslaco, TX 2010–2014 Led and transformed Management Information Systems (MIS) department, and eliminated $400,000 in redundant Legacy Enterprise Systems and transformed into modern Enterprise Operation. Level II Senior Technical Support Agent: TeleNetwork, LLC – Austin, TX 2007–2010 Assisted team leader with technical support and staff mentoring, coaching and policy, and DSL/Fiber technical troubleshooting. Documentation Supervisor/Webmaster: COSTEP: Council for South Texas Economic Progress - McAllen, TX 1997–2004 Lead Role as Technical Writer of the Corporate Student Loan Origination and Servicing Systems, following Financial Aid Federal-State standards and regulations.
  2. 2. E. Rey Garcia, MPA CEO/CIO, Project Lead, Analyst, Writer, & Technology Expert Curriculum Vitae (CV) E. Rey Garcia, MPA / CV – Curriculum Vitae Page2 Webmaster: STHEA: South Texas Higher Education Authority – McAllen, TX 1997-2004 Appointed by COSTEP’s President to design and maintain the Authority’s web presence with secure access to the Authority’s board member reports and financial audit reports following best practices and transparency initiatives. Webmaster: PPSLC: Panhandle Plains Student Loan Center, - Canyon, TX 1997-2004 Partnered with COSTEP to research, recommend and design corporate website based on Student Loan and Financial Aid Federal-State standards and regulations. Technical Writer: BISYS, Banking Information Systems – Houston, TX 1994–1996 Developed/maintained, client operations & financial procedural manuals. Sr. Computer Operator: Chevron Information Technology Datacenter – Houston, TX 1989–1994 Appointed as Subject Matter Expert (SME) in operational procedures for the enterprise mainframe systems (IBM AS400 and ES9000). Advance Skills & Knowledge: Office & Technical Skills:  Adobe Master Collection & Creative Suite/Adobe Cloud CS5 (Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, Flash, Acrobat, Premier)  Browsers & Internet (Internet Explorer (IE), Netscape, Firefox, Opera, Safari, Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome)  Computing & Internet (Desktops Computers, Thin Clients, Virtualization, Cloud Computing)  Data Security Firewall & Encryption Policies (Kaspersky, Windows Firewall, McAfee, Norton)  Enterprise Resource Planning ERP – (Oracle Cloud, SAP Solutions, Microsoft Dynamics, Tyler Technologies Incode)  Google Apps for Government, Education, and Private Sectors  Office 365 & MS Office Professional (desktop versions) for Higher Education, Local Government, Non-Profits, and Private Sectors  Legacy Enterprise Systems for Datacenters (SAP/IBM/ES9000/AS400/Unix/VAX/Tape Mount & Backups/Seischrome Plotters)  Marketing Campaign Design & Social Media Optimization  Networking/Operating Systems (Gateway, File/Data Servers, Routers, Switches, Blades, Protocols, DOS/Windows, Mac OS, Linux)  Software as a Service (SaaS) (Accounting, HR, Procurement, Project Management, Services)  Smart Devices, Telephony Systems, & Conferencing (Tablets, Android, Windows, iOS, Nortel and Avaya systems, Hangouts, Skype)  Web, Content Management, HTML, MS Expressions, Dreamweaver, FrontPage Extensions, Cascade Style Sheets (CSS), JavaScript, Pearl/CGI, SQL, File Transfer Protocol (FTP), Relational Databases/Access Awards:  Total Quality Improvement, CITC Employee Recognition, Chevron Information Technology, Houston, TX 1989-1994  Outstanding Performance – Power Failure Recovery, Chevron Information Technology, Houston, TX 1992  Outstanding Performance – Tape Library Job Functions, Chevron Information Technology, Houston, TX 1992 Hobbies & Interests:  Public Policy Process, Public Budgeting, Open Government, Culinary Arts and Cooking, and Poetry & Creative Writing  Analytical & Research Oriented  Budget Analysis & Procurement Policies  Best Practices & Industry Trends  Customer Centric & Service Optimization  Diverse Interpersonal Office & Social Skills  Enterprise Resource Planning Systems - Public Sector  Federal, State, Local Government Policies & Regulations  Grant Writing & Proposal Development  Human Capital Management & Cloud Self-Services  Open Government & Fiscal Transparency  Project Framework Evaluation & Risk Management  Roadmapping & Strategic Goal Planning  Social Media & Marketing Campaign Management  Student Loan Verification, Origination & Servicing