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Management Information Technology

Port Jefferson, NY
February 27, 2015

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Highly accomplished and enthusiastic Information Technology Management professional with

demonstrated skills in short-long range Strategic Planning, ERP Implementations, Project Management,

Process Improvements, Policy Development, IT Internal Controls and Risk Avoidance. A self-directed

resourceful, bottom-line-oriented team leader and builder with excellent problem-solving, communication

and multitasking skills and the ability to work with diverse populations. Recognized with demonstrated

abilities to implement ERP solutions, direct Information Technology teams, and program development

teams and manage Global Data Center Operations.


IT Strategy Policy Development Project Management

IT Operations Change Management Process Improvements

IT Security Business Analysis Team Leadership

IBM iSeries, AS400, DB2 IT Internal Controls Vendor Management



Advanced through several positions of increased accountability by continually exceeding management

expectations by implementation disaster relief programs; for Governors Office of Storm Recovery’s (GOSR)

/Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) for New York Rising Storm Recovery.


Customer Representative Lead - Verification of Benefits – (2014– 2015)

Performed Anti Fraud and Waste comprehensive reviews (AFWA) to ensure applicant eligibility.

Maintained procedural documentation and policy reviews.

Collaborated of design and implementation of tracking systems and management metrics.


Site Manager - Verification of Benefits – (2013 – 2014)

Managed corporate site operations for Eligibility, Third Party Benefits, Receipts processing, Quality

Assurance, Title and AFWA Reviews and Interim Mortgage Assistance programs.

Developed cross functional process mapping, procedural documentation and policy reviews.


Advanced through positions of increased accountability by continually exceeding goals and expectations

within two integrated businesses; Life Sciences and Industrial of this global leader in the high-tech filtration,

separation and purification industry with $2.7B in sales and over 11K employees.

Senior Director – Governance, Risk and Compliance (2011 - 2012)

Orchestrated strategic execution of SOX Compliance controls using a COBiT Framework for more than 12

countries within the Americas, EMEA, and AsiaPac regions.

Participated in the development cycle, deployment, standardization, and compliance of corporate IT


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Collaborated on design, deployment and administration of global IT SOX Controls, Risk Control Matrices,

and Process Flows resulting in reduced audit fees and streamlining workflows.

Consolidated 60 policy documents, risk control matrices, and process flows down to 20, for 2 ERP systems,

global infrastructure systems, and IT operations.

Organized global rollout and audit planning for 2 major ERP systems, network infrastructure integration, and

6 third party vendor applications.

Partnered with IT, Internal Audit and Business to analyze the processes and develop efficient controls and

perform operational control tasks ensuring compliance with IT Technology controls...

Functioned as primary liaison between Internal Audit and IT Departments effectively facilitating the audit

process from initiation through completion, provided follow-up/feedback and escalation as required.

Identified potential gaps in existing processes and coordinated cross functional team meetings to

remediate and close gaps with viable and repeatable solutions resulting in improved controls

Coordinated work assignments with process owners, external and internal auditors as necessary and

provided assistance with remediation process ensuring on time project deliverables.

Senior Director – Governance, Risk, Compliance & Quality Assurance (2010 - 2011)

Directed a staff of 13 IT QA Analysts, Test Managers, Compliance Managers, Software Validation

Analysts and offshore consultants in completing the global migration to SAP (from existing SAP Legacy

and INFOR/MAPICS applications).

Created a Software Validation Group and monitored compliance with GAMP 5, ANNEX 11 and 21 CFR

Part 11 validations.

Utilized cross training maximizing productivity resulting in improved processes and reduced defects.

Participated in 5 SAP migrations resulting in 1 SAP instance reducing costs and increased efficiencies.

Directed Change Control Board (CCB) processes ensuring policy compliance and segregation of duties.

Reviewed application program change requests ensuring compliance for deployment to production.

Director – Information Technology Operations (2004 - 2010)

Managed all aspects of iSeries System, INFOR/MAPICS ERP systems and third party application security

configurations and tailoring of applications.

Monitored and tuned system performance, configured data communication interfaces, and automated

security log analysis event monitoring systems.

Consolidated 12 ERP INFOR/MAPICS environments into 1 environment resulting in cost savings.

Implemented iTera Echo 2 High Availability real-time replication systems to support Business Continuity.

Deployed advanced High Availability Disaster Recovery Process, reducing fee by $100K and decreased the

recovery window from 34 to 2 hours.

Project managed the automated security compliance and auditing systems to COBiT standards.

Directed the migration and consolidation of 2 America’s iSeries Data Centers into a one Corporate Data

Center, resulting in system and application standardization and cost savings.

Implemented user provisioning processes for systems and applications security resulting in compliance

with security policy standards.

Director of Information Technology (1996 - 2004)

Directed and managed corporate wide Y2K conversion resulting in no downtime on global systems.

Managed activities of development team throughout SDLC and reduced Program Change requests queue

and increased quality to near 0 defects.

Managed initial deployment of SOX ITGC achieving compliance with no material weaknesses.

Monitored and reviewed staff performance, coordinated training and education of IT staff members.

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Performed evaluation of software to enhance the development environment and implemented system

capacity planning and performance modeling resulting in cost savings.


Project Management Institute – Long Island Chapter Member and Social Media Volunteer

Toastmasters International – Suffolk Toastmasters District 46-4539; V.P. Education

Member of ISACA – Information System and Control Association

Hauppauge Industrial Association (HIA) Committee Member

GAMP 5, ANNEX 11, 21 CFR Part 11 Validation Training, International Quality Consulting, Inc.

Microsoft Office Suite 2010 – W ord, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Access, Visio; Outlook and Lotus Notes

RPG, SEU, DFU, CLP, SDA, Query, SQL, Performance Tuning, Database and System Optimization

Intelligrants, Deltec


Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY

Project Management Certificate, (PMP Candidate – 2015)

Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY

Bachelor of Science – Computer Science

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