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Telecommunications Execuitve Level Leader

United States
July 15, 2015

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Proven leader with history of quickly rising through the ranks in any environment. Highly skilled in contract negotiation, relationship building and overall operational business management. Driven to align company costs and boost revenue through industry knowledge, business relationship building and innovative management techniques. Organized and diligent, with excellent written and oral communication skills. Able to leverage in-depth knowledge of industry trends to implement strategies for growth and expansion.


Vendor Relationship Management Staff Alignment and Development

Contract Negotiation Project Planning and Implementation

Policy/Program Development Technical Operations Management

Cross-Functional Team Management Cost Mitigation and Alignment

Complex Problem Solving Equipment/Software Engineering and Planning


09/2009 to Present Telecom Consulting Services - Evansville, IN

Independent Consultant

Strategic consulting within Telecommunications sector including Vendor Management, Network Design and Planning, Cost Containment, Contract Negotiation, Operations Planning and Implementation, Project Management, and Acquisition Due Diligence

10/2005 to 09/2009 Norlight Communications f.k.a. Cinergy Communications - Evansville, IN

Manager - Network Planning

Spear-headed campaign to reduce EBIDTA by reducing contractual waste,

renegotiating contracts and implementing operational efficiencies.

Net effect was a reduction from a monthly negative of $100 million to less than

$250 thousand, in less than 11 months. Managed entire CLEC facility-based footprint

within KY, TN, OH, WI, IN, and IL. This included all voice planning and design/cost analysis/

least cost routing and Vendor Relations for the Norlight, Inc. business unit. Managed

core provisioning, budgeting, contract negotiation, and ongoing performance reporting.

Lead Analyst – Network Planning

1/2004 to 10/2005 PowerNet Global Communications (PNG) - Fairfield, OH

Director - Network Planning

Revamped least cost routing strategy saving over $75K monthly in costs. Planned,

designed, and streamlined the PNG voice and data network infrastructure. Negotiated all

operational contracts and supervised ordering underlying bandwidth, validation of usage,

and creation of performance reports.

Manager – Vendor Relations

06/1996 to 12/2003 CTS Management f.k.a. OneStar Long Distance, Inc. - Evansville, IN

Director Network Engineering and Planning

Reviewed, maintained, and implemented strategies for overall network facility cost structure

consisting of multiple switches and circuits that covered over 75% of the country. Key in

acquisition decisions and network migration to packet based network and entrance into the CLEC

environment. Reviewed and/or purchased all underlying capacity circuits and CAP access.

Evaluated, tested, and/or recommended all purchases of equipment to be used in IP and IXC


Manager – Network Engineering

Manager – Provisioning

Lead Provisioner

Customer Service Supervisor


University of Southern Indiana

Business Administration and Finance - 1993

Harrison College

Business Finance - 1996

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