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Manager Executive

Olney, Maryland, United States
May 28, 2018

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Phillip J. Stasko

Olney, MD ***** 301-***-****


20+ Years of Experience Leading Corporate IT Initiatives for Large Enterprises.

IT executive proven in directing IT operations, high-performance teams, and business-critical projects to support rapid business growth. Director skilled in partnering with C-level leaders to align corporate and technology objectives. Change agent of transformative business strategies through analytical decisions. Engaging communicator focused on cultivating relationships with internal and external stakeholders to ensure IT excellence.

Executive Specialties:

Executive IT Management

IT Change & Transformation

Application Development

Infrastructure Design

Enterprise Resource Planning

Strategic Planning & Execution

Front-Line Leadership & Mentoring

Security Policies & Management

Career Experience

Apex Companies, LLC, Rockville, MD

Technology leader over user community of 700+ personnel spanning across 60 locations.

DIRECTOR OF IT (1996 to 2018)

Charged with the creation of an IT strategy that achieves organizational goals. Managed the implementation of corporate IT initiatives including goal setting, budget, cloud transition, infrastructure, application development, system integration, and effective training. Collaborated with senior level management to develop strategic IT roadmap to ensure that current and future organizational goals were met or exceeded. Advised management on matters of technical direction, architecture, infrastructure, security and integration. Consistently analyzed and vetted emerging technologies and services for their applicability, value and return on investment in support of company’s growth. Persuasive leader who can steer people and teams through very complex assignments and projects.

Fully implemented a cloud-based infrastructure resulting in virtual offices, a mobile workforce and improved internal processes. Extensive experience working with the Microsoft stack. Instrumental in the onboarding of acquired organizations through integration and training. Selected and negotiated cost-effective contracts with outside contractors. Led ERP implementations for Salesforce, Kronos and Deltek Vision designed to improve internal processes, generate analytical data and improve client relationships. Communicate frequently with user community regarding enterprise changes and updates.

Effectively and efficiently maintained compliance with cyber-security standards and ensured compliance through internal enforcement actions. Utilized security best practices, including PCI and NIST SP 800-171 (DFARS). Responsible for drafting, implementing and maintaining disaster recovery and business continuity plans. Instituted numerous IT related policies and procedures. Held a TS clearance which is currently archived but active through 04/2019.

Responsible for day-to-day management of the IT support team and outsourcing of consulting groups that design, build and support the company’s multi-site systems, infrastructure and cloud-based systems. Oversaw IT development group responsible for developing web-based and mobile financial and operational applications. Achieved major process improvements, operational efficiencies and cost reductions within IT organization through process changes and cloud-based tools. Effectively managed company IT costs to budget.

Key Accomplishments:

Spearheaded cloud migration to Office 365 and SharePoint for 700+ users at over 60 locations. Provided planning, data migration, collaborative communications, and end-user training for personnel having a wide-ranging technical skillset.

Developed web-based and mobile apps critical to the management, growth and administration of a $12M client program that processed thousands of transactions annually. Notable technical achievements include early adoption of mobile technology, expedited delivery of project related documents and billing automation.

Transitioned communications to a VoIP platform, saving over $100k annually, while concurrently improving internal and external communications.

Established company's first IT department responsible for core infrastructure, policies, support, software development, licensing strategies, and strategic initiatives following COBIT best practices.

Designed and managed organization's IT security policy ensuring training and security resulting in an 80% reduction in network security incidents.

Additional Experience

IS Manager World Color Lanman, Washington, DC

Programmer/Analyst Kenrob and Associates, Sterling, VA

Programmer Computer Time, Inc., Johnstown, PA

Programmer Internal Revenue Service, Pittsburgh, PA


Master of Science in Technology Management

University of Maryland, University College, College Park, MD

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA


Azure, Office 365, SharePoint, Microsoft EMS, Intune, Microsoft Windows 2012 R2, Active Directory, VMware, Hyper-V, VDI, SaaS, VoIP, powershell, PrinterLogic, Mimecast, MX Logic, SolarWinds, Splunk, SonicWALL, Dell switches, Aruba WAP, Visual Studio, Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS), Java, Javascript, ASP, .Net, Visual Basic, C++, C#, XAML, HTML, HTML5, JSON, PHP, API, SQL, Agile, Waterfall, Scrum, DevOps, Kanban, SSRS, PCI, NIST SP 800-171 (DFARS), SQL Server, COBIT, ITIL, Salesforce, Kronos, ADP, Deltek, iCIMS, eDiscovery, DigiScope, troubleshooting, KPIs

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