Versatile executive with history of boosting efficiency, quality, and profit through IT solutions. Comprehensive technology background, including architecture design, development of software and Internet-based systems, and large-scale implementations. Launched businesses, including online lodging service for airline crews and technical consulting firm. Diverse experience spans government agencies, large military contractors, and small businesses. Adept at leading all phases of the software development life cycle. Uncovered business requirements by interacting with executives, department heads, and end users.
AREAS OF STRENGTH
IT Operations Leadership
Risk & Quality Management
Ongoing Process Improvement
Software & Web Development
Staff Training & Supervision
CENNERGY CORP., Anaheim, CA
IT Manager (2013 – 2018)
Direct operations of consulting company offering strategic IT solutions to clients in private and government sectors. Analyze client needs and present proposals. Collaborate with clients through all stages of projects, from development through implementation. Assist clients to leverage software and Web-based technology to enhance communication, attract and maintain customers, improve operational efficiency, elevate staff performance, and increase quality.
Client – Winston Staffing: Directed large IT project for LF Distribution Holdings (a Li & Fung Global company). Deployed Windows 10 in client’s offices across Southern California. Upgraded systems to Office 365. Refreshed hardware and applications.
Client – North County Transit District: Redesigned heavily-used NCTD website, which involved meeting with client to define needs. Resolved long-standing technical issues and optimized site performance. Ensured ADA compliance. Improved key site features.
Founder (1997 – Present)
Launched website and managed operations of first-ever Web-based flight crew lodging listing service. Created marketing plan to promote site and draw users.
Recognized by top airlines as premiere listing service for temporary housing for flight crews.
SAVI CORPORATION, Santa Ana, CA
IT Director / Consultant (2011 – 2013)
Devised technology strategies aligned with corporate objectives. Drove architecture design. Developed new software and established information management systems. Implemented network, including server build out. Ensured regulatory SOX compliance.
Improved operating efficiency and reduced costs through process automation.
Saved the company hundreds of thousands of dollars through staff management strategies.
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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (Continued)
BOEING COMPANY, INC., Seal Beach, CA
Senior IT Project Manager & Team Leader (1999 – 2011)
Managed IT software builds which included beta testing and final roll-out for IT production projects for the Space Shuttle and GPS satellites plus other Top Secret software applications. Directed teams of up to 15+ developers, on projects with budgets exceeding $2 million. Project managed with database teams, programmers, engineers, production managers and directors.
Held DoD Top Secret SSBI Clearance.
Developed and implemented knowledge management software that was deployed company-wide and enabled engineering teams to cross-reference past designs.
Awarded the Boeing Silver Phantom Award.
Nominated for the Collier Award, the highest recognition in the aviation industry.
PRIOR EXPERIENCE INCLUDED:
SENIOR LEAD SPACECRAFT TECHNICIAN Rockwell International - Seal Beach, Downey & Palmdale, CA
Worked in the development and functional testing of the Space Shuttle’s mechanical systems. Served in a variety of job functions including Structural Technician, Senior Sheet Metal Technician, Hydrocarbon Analysis Technician, High Pressure Testing Technician, Hydraulic Testing Technician, and Pneumatics Testing Technician. Conducted mechanical systems checkout and final test preparations for shuttle pre-launch.
Contributed to the development and testing of Global Positioning Satellites utilized in both military and civilian applications. Provided functional testing in areas that included space environmental simulation vacuum testing, acoustic testing, accelerometer testing, vibration testing, thermal cycle testing, and thermal vacuum testing.
UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX, Costa Mesa, CA
Master of Science: Computer Information Systems
Bachelor of Science: Information Technology
Project Management Professional Introduction Certification, Project Management Institute
Certified Scrum Master
Microsoft Office Suite, Visio, Microsoft Project, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Macromedia Studio Suite, SharePoint, and ClearQuest
Agile, Scrum, Waterfall, SDLC, Macroscope
Quality & Optimization:
ISO 9001 and Lean Manufacturing
SharePoint and Windows server admin
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