Greater Minneapolis - St. Paul Area
Information Technology professional with 25+ years of management, architecture, and consulting experience. US Navy Veteran. Skilled in leadership of people and technology initiatives. Managed Systems, Storage, Virtual Infrastructure, and UNIX/Linux teams. Avid NFL fan. Go Steelers!
Bachelor of Science (BS)
- Cum Laude Graduate
- Recipient, Sigma Gamma Tau Award – Engineering Excellence
- Leadership & Team Building
- Capital, Budget & Vendor Management
- Process Improvement & Benefit Analysis
- Business Analysis & Integration
- CRM Suite Management (Infusionsoft, ActiveCampaign)
- Website Development (Wordpress, Elementor)
- Digital Marketing & Funnel expert (ClickFunnels, Drop Funnels)
- Web Analytics (Google)
- Technical Project Rollout & Management
- Customer Service & End-User Support
- Internal Cloud Pioneer, VMware + Netapp + Infiniband + Big Iron
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Senior Systems Manager
Manager – Global Command Center Operations
Senior Technology Consultant
Provided consulting on technology strategy projects and architecture remediation. Data center migration and methodology, DCIM, RFP creation, IT application audit and risk projections, project management, and project coordination.
IT Manager, Health Industries, Advisory
Management of personnel and projects in the Infrastructure Technology group. Delivered enterprise health infrastructure initiatives for the pharma/life science industries.
Provided technical consulting, project management, project coordination, and consultative services for large enterprises. Enabled customers to outsource legacy ops to the cloud.
Maple Grove, MN
Senior Solutions Engineer/Architect
Mentored engineers and architects. Interacted with customers to understand their environment, risks and challenges. Integrated with sales staff to deliver valuable customer focused solutions. Managed technical migration of a major public school system’s data centers to two new data centers without service disruption.
IT Manager – Storage, Virtualization, UNIX/Linux
Managed, multi-million dollar budgets and external vendor relationships. Provided guidance, vision and leadership for multi-cultural team members globally. Operated highly available enterprise systems in 24/7/365 environments. Internal cloud pioneer. Instrumental in capital procurement and life-cycle management. Managed hiring. Trained staff.
JPL - NASA
IT Manager - UNIX
Lead and managed an exceptional team of UNIX engineers supporting one of NASA’s premier Navigation and Spacecraft Dynamics divisions. Owned vendor relationships and capital purchasing responsibilities. Owned responsibility for design, installation, operations and troubleshooting.
San Diego, CA
Commissioned Officer – USS Drum (SSN-677)
Division leader. Monitored operations, organized daily and weekly business procedures, and briefed senior personnel on overall progress. Regularly collaborated with senior, adjacent, and subordinate teams. Wore many leadership hats while enjoying increasing responsibility. Go Navy!