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Network Consultant

Chicago, Illinois, United States
December 06, 2017

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Andre L. Edmonds

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Chicago, IL, 60616



Schneider Electric (formerly InStep Software, LLC)

Chicago, IL

Network Consultant

2011 - Present

•Analyze potential risks associated with current processes and identify gaps within system.

•Assist in developing internal controls, risk management and best practices for clients to secure network.

•Educate managers and teams of the potential impact of avoiding defined security controls.

•Work with clients to help improve IT governance to ensure compliance with company security policies.

•Coordinate installations, repairs and upgrades of computer systems to reduce downtime.

•Provide recommendations to clients to incorporate into their IT strategy plans.

Network Analyst/Engineer

2000 - 2011

•Contribute to developing internal operating policies and procedures to guard against threats.

•Provide server / desktop support of HP and Dell products in a Microsoft Windows environment.

•Manage Cisco Unified Callmanager telephone system, mobile devices and asset inventory control.

•Administration of Microsoft Exchange and Webtrends Analytics tracking software.

Arts & Business Council of Chicago

Chicago, IL

Pro Bono Business Consultant - Volunteer

2013 – 2015

•Provided analysis of existing practices and made recommendations for improvements to deliver value to small and mid-sized non-profit arts organizations through business, strategic and marketing plans

•Evaluate and assess risks and operational issues of clients and present solutions.

Bank of America (formerly LaSalle National Bank)

Chicago, IL

Senior Financial Analyst

1997 - 2000

•Collaborated with loan officers to compile, analyze and prepare financial data reports on commercial customers for fiscal and forecasts years using FAMAS software.

•Produced borrowing base analysis summaries that loan officers use for determining the available collateral and outstanding balance of customers.

•Generated monthly history reports for tracking customers borrowing and also daily statements on the amounts that customers were borrowing against their collateral.


Pepperdine University, Graziadio School of Business and Management

Malibu, CA

Master of Business Administration, Digital Innovation Information Systems

Spring 2018

DePaul University

Chicago, IL

Master of Science, IT Project Management with Distinction

Spring 2015

Master of Science, Telecommunications Systems

Spring 2002

Chicago State University

Chicago, IL

Bachelor of Science, Business Administration: Finance

Fall 1997


•MIT, Sloan School of Management: Executive Education in Strategy and Innovation

•Certified Information Security Manager: CISM

•Certified Information System Auditor: CISA

•Project Management Professional: PMP Certification

•ITIL Certification: v3 Foundations

•Microsoft Certifications: MCSE, MCSA, MCTS

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