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IT Business Analyst

Carriere, Mississippi, 39426, United States
May 31, 2010

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601-***-**** ~ 601-***-****


Competent and technically proficient IT professional offering strong qualifications acquired over extensive experience with focus on systems development, computer networking, software migration, operations management, and consulting. Possess proven record of success in performing complex assignments and developing new methods and approaches in a wide variety of IT specialties. Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of principles, concepts, and methods related to systems administration, combined with skills in directing technical projects within budget and time constraints. Highly adept at managing numerous functions related to systems development including design, implementation, testing, and deployment. Skilled in network security systems, applications, procedures, and techniques. Acknowledged as proactive and self-motivated leader; experienced in leading technology initiatives resulting in efficient systems utilization, productivity improvement, cost reduction, and company goals’ achievement.


- Leadership and Collaboration

- Computer Software Training

- System Documentation

- Design and Implementation

- Networking and Software Migration

- Communication Skills

- Analysis and Problem Resolution Organizational Skills

- Strategic Planning and Development


Operating Systems Windows 2000 Small Business Server; Windows 2003 R2 Server; Windows NT; Windows 2000 Professional; Windows XP Professional; Windows Vista; UNIX

Hardware Dell Servers, Workstations, Laptops; IBM AS400; Sonicwall; Watchguard

Software Microsoft Office; Visio; SQL Server 2000; Crystal Reports; ADP; Compupay ; Timestar Enterprise; Veritas Backup Exec; Peachtree; Wireless Data Communication, Digital Dining, Jonas Club Management

Programming Languages Visual Basic and Fortran


Gulf South Computer Services, LLC ~ Picayune, MS

Owner / Consultant 2002-PRESENT

- Provide primary leadership in coordinating numerous functions to provide computer networking and software migration services including accounting, payroll, timekeeping, inventory, food and beverage, and human resources

- Oversee setup and implementation of the LAN/WAN, VPN, and firewall

- Administer Microsoft Server 2000 and 2003 setup and maintenance including backup and data storage

- Engaged in various responsibilities related to hardware and software upgrades and maintenance

- Design and implementation of Active Directory

- Provide consultation services on financial planning, budgeting, human resource, and 401(k) retirement administration

Diamondhead Country Club & Property Owners Association, Inc. ~ Diamondhead, MS 2005 - 2009

Information Technology Manager

- Designed, installed, and maintained Active Directory, LAN/WAN, and VPN

- Instituted the successful launch of Jonas Club Management software in replacement of the existing accounting, inventory, and point of sale software

- Improved personnel efficiency through training in utilizing the new software modules and Microsoft Excel

- Performed the migration of historical financial data to new software for P&L comparison; prepared P&L statements and ensured thorough implementation of work order software for tracking building and road maintenance

- Successfully converted payroll software and processing from ADP to Compupay (formerly Paymaxx); provided training to human resource director on new software utilization

Interim Financial Controller

- Performed duties of controller and managed administration personnel during position vacancy in 2003, 2004, and 2008

- Prepared balance sheet as well as profit and loss statements for the Diamondhead POA Board and publication

- Produced cash flow projections and identified cash short fall resulting in acquiring a line of credit

- Utilized forensic accounting in identifying discrepancies resulting in employee conviction

- Organized and facilitated training with new controller in 2003, 2004, and 2008; collaborated with Diamondhead Directors and the Diamondhead POA Board in the preparation of $9 million budget in 2008

Interim Human Resources Director

- Performed a wide range of human resource functions as the director of human resources; efficiently managed payroll for approximately 160 employees during position vacancy in 2005 and 2008

- Managed health insurance, cafeteria plan, 401k, recruiting, orientation, and dismissal

- Significantly improved overall efficiency of the timekeeping system from manual card punch clocks to networked electronic time clocks and Timestar Enterprise software by Galaxy Technologies; trained personnel on use of system

- Mentored new human resource directors in using software, spreadsheets, and current procedures

Mele Printing, Inc. ~ Covington, LA

Financial Controller / Human Resources Director / Computer Systems Administrator 1997-2002

- Prepared and maintained company financials as well as separate financials for each “S,” “C,” and “LLC” corporation

- Coordinated numerous functions related to all human resources, health insurance, facilities and vehicle insurance, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and administrative personnel management

- Worked effectively as system administrator of NT Network with Windows 95, 98, and 2000 workstations

- Provided primary leadership in handling overall office activities including accounts receivable, accounts payable, human resources, and payroll while expanding from 2 corporations and 2 locations to 4 corporations and 5 locations

- Generated a significant improvement in employee retention through the implementation of the 401(k) retirement program

- Implemented electronic timekeeping system that effectively reduced payroll by reducing overtime

Operations Manager Mail Processing Division

- Employed strong leadership skills in directing employees in utilizing specialized equipment to process bulk mail

- Worked closely with customers as primary contact for order processing and problem resolution

- Spearheaded all aspects of production, job costing, accounts receivable and payable, purchasing, inventory control, personnel hiring and dismissal, and address list processing

- Functioned as system administrator of NT Network with Windows 95 and 98 workstations


Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) ~ Stennis Space Center, MS

Programmer / Analyst

Performance Measurement Services, Inc. ~ Picayune, MS

Co-Owner, System Administrator / Software Programmer / Sales

Stewart Machine and Engineering Company (SMECO), Inc. ~ Picayune, MS

Operations Manager / Computer System Administrator / Materials Manager



University of Southern Mississippi ~ Hattiesburg, MS


- Beginner and Advanced Crystal Reports Classes

- Compupay Payroll Software

- ADP Payroll Software

- Galaxy Timestar Enterprise Software

- Jonas Club Management Software

- Menusoft Digital Dining Restaurant Software

- Printers Plan Software: Estimating and Management Software for Printers

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