30 Years of Experience
March 2023 - presentBrightspeed
Senior IT Project Manager Infrastructure & Architecture
As a Senior IT Project Manager specializing in infrastructure and architecture, I brought expertise in crafting project plans, marshalling resources, overseeing budgets, and mitigating risks. My role was rooted in a profound understanding of IT infrastructure and architecture, covering servers, storage, networks, and cloud solutions. I communicated consistently with stakeholders at all levels about project progression. Additionally, I played a key role in advancing the project management processes of the organization, notably contributing to the formation of an Enterprise Project Management Office.
July 2022 - March 2023Brooksource
Consultant - Senior IT Project Manager
Recruited by one of the nation’s leading IT consulting firms to provide project management over large-scale and complex technology initiatives. Responsible for managing multiple IT Infrastructure projects for a multi-billion dollar Telecom start-up simultaneously. These included Identity Access Management (IAM), Privileged Access Management (PAM), Identity Provider (IdP), Google Cloud Platform (GCP) & Azure AD initiatives. Additionally, helped facilitate the launch & development of the IT Infrastructure Project Management Office.
September 2019 - June 2022Robert Half
Consultant - IT Project Manager
I oversaw budgets reaching $10M and led cross-functional teams comprising developers, network and systems administrators, security analysts, and network specialists. Simultaneously, I managed five to six major IT Infrastructure projects for a Fortune 100 company. These projects ranged from new location setups and integrating recent acquisitions to firewall deployments, negotiating enterprise renewals like software and phone services, and pioneering blockchain-based initiatives.
April 2018 - September 2019Tegra
IT Project Manager
I spearheaded the development of Tegra's formal project management framework and led the IT Project Management Office. My role involved coordinating project governance and engaging in special projects to optimize the Information Technology department's performance. I defined and maintained project management standards, ensuring the successful delivery of Tegra's programs via adept facilitation, monitoring, and reporting. I advised teams on effective project management strategies and consistently developed and tracked project plans. My primary focus was managing several simultaneous projects, emphasizing timely communication with stakeholders and dedicating substantial effort towards project management duties.
April 2017 - March 2018Tegra
Senior Manager, IT Infrastructure
As the Senior Manager of IT Infrastructure for a leading apparel manufacturer, I oversaw IT infrastructure across fifteen locations, including the corporate headquarters. My responsibilities encompassed directing daily technical operations and coordinating IT functions. In collaboration with the executive team and department leads, we aligned IT initiatives with company-wide strategies. I led a dedicated 27-member team, emphasizing efficiency and efficacy in our work. Together, we honed IT standards, policies, and procedures to ensure optimal performance. My role also entailed stewarding a multi-million-dollar budget, prioritizing strategic investments to keep our infrastructure contemporary and robust.
January 2016 - March 2017Tegra
Elevated to a leadership position, I was tasked with upkeeping pivotal business applications and systems. In tandem with senior leaders, I shaped both short-term and extensive tech strategies. I managed the company's WAN, directed system troubleshooting, and ensured reliable backups and recoveries. My duties also encompassed server and network development, system security, budget supervision, and precise documentation, including resource time logs and network designs. Beyond daily IT support for staff and computers, I steered special projects, ensuring they aligned with business objectives and adhered to time and budget parameters.
June 2015 - December 2015ArtFX
Senior Systems Administrator
Operated & maintained company networks and critical infrastructure, protecting company assets. Supported end users software & hardware issues; maintained the computers, network servers, Android/iOS mobile devices, routing equipment, operating systems, applications and phone technology for a large screen printing/graphics company. Worked daily with the hardware, repairing or replacing defective equipment, installing new or upgraded software while constantly conducting tests on current or new applications to meet the business's evolving needs.
January 2007 - June 2015D.J.P. Web Design
Web Designer & Social Media Specialist
I managed a web development small business specializing om helping clients seeking a holistic online presence. Diligently translating client aspirations, I created and executed bespoke website designs that were not just visually compelling but also functionally robust. Recognizing the dynamic nature of the digital landscape, I ensured consistent site maintenance and incorporated the latest web trends. Beyond mere design, our unique edge lay in seamlessly integrating web aesthetics with strategic social media marketing. By leveraging platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn, we crafted synchronized narratives that fortified our clients' brand identities. This holistic approach not only elevated their digital visibility but also fostered deeper engagement, turning casual browsers into loyal customers.
Strategic IT Management
Waterfall Project Management
Agile Project Management
Lean / Six Sigma