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Technology Program Director over major development and infrastructure programs supporting government agencies. Previously was a Marine Corps helicopter pilot. Looking to invest in technology and other goods that improve lives and make living more efficient and effective.
- CMS Division - Medicare Advantage & Part D (MAPD) Program - 100+ staff and subcontractors - $80M+ project - CMMI ML5 - Capture Manager
- Support to CMS - Deputy PM - Early Retiree Reinsurance Program (ERRP) - Retiree Drug Subsidy (RDS) Program - Email as a Service (EaaS) - Business Process Management - PegaSystems - Capture Manager - CMMI ML4 - 90+ staff
- Responsible for DHS-HQ and DHS-ICE - Automated Data Technology Team for UID and RFID - Automated Manifest System - Tactical (AMS-TAC) - DHS SOC - DHS DC2 SOC - Capture Manager - Over $10M annually - 50+ staff
Advanced business offerings for key customers through creation of a consulting services branch focused on supporting top suppliers in efforts to comply with retail RFID mandates. Researched and evaluated various companies and their technology capabilities for potential alliance, licensing, or acquisition opportunities. Drove innovation by leading development of efforts to integrate technology into new product lines. Generated new revenue potential by leading research and development of Auto-ID hardware solutions for supply chain operations. Tested/evaluated EPC Gen 2 readers for performance / compatibility and played key role in price negotiations, achieving $380K savings over previous year. Designed 6 methods for using RFID that were submitted for patents2 have been approved: 7336177 (RFID system and method for tracking individual articles); 7336183 (Decommissioning an electronic data tag). Delivered 4 other Utility Patent applications regarding RFID and sensor-related items.
U.S. Marine Corps acquisitions officer responsible for contracting, research and development, and all phases of the procurement process: Life-cycle maintenance and standardization of all AIT equipment and Transportation & Distribution software systems Manage and budget more than $12 million annually for purchasing, R&D, computers, software development, and various AIT equipment Acquisition of RFID equipment and the resulting software modifications Manage integrated team of Marines, government contractors and matrix support personnel. Developed valuable interpersonal skills designed to bring teams together for mission accomplishment Presented numerous briefings to large forums including military service steering groups, conferences, and military executives and their staffs Managed efforts with vendors, integrators, and developers. Worked closely on contract requirements that built mutually beneficial relationships. Prepared RFPs and evaluated contractor proposals
Ran multiple programs that supported logistics for the Marine Corps. (i.e. Helped ensure that Marines had food, ammunition, and anything else they needed to fight.)
Taught computer-related classes to undergraduate business and computer technician students. Fundamentals of Computers Taught basic computing skills to first quarter Computer Technician students. Instructed students on computer hardware and its repair; software installation and use, including operating systems and Microsoft Office application software; and computer network theory. Computer Networks Basic to advanced computer networks course taught to business majors. Included the design and setup of a peer-to-peer network running Windows 98 and a client/server network running MS Windows 2000 Server with Professional on the clients. Covered theory of networks through practical application in business.
Student working on MS in Computer Science
Responsible for all matters concerning computers and computer network. Made purchases of equipment needed for the improvement of systems, such as computers, switches and hubs, cables, RAM, hard drives, and computer tools. Managed Network OS conversion. Rewired squadron from a combination of network topologies (TR and Ethernet) to be entirely a TP Ethernet network. Responsible for all maintenance of computer systems. Performed basic repair and replacement of hardware and coordinated with higher headquarters for the outsourcing of larger repairs. Performed replacement and repairs. Loaded and configured all new computer systems with OS and required applications. Configured each computer for network connection/compatibility. Repaired malfunctioning software. Responsible for the procedures and accountability of ADP (Automated Data Processing) of classified digital data and drives. Resolved computer problems for squadron personnel both in person and via phone.
Logistics/supply department head/director responsible for: Managing the day-to-day computer and networking operations. Embarking and debarking for shipboard deployments for entire squadron (400+ personnel) Accounting for all weapons in the armory. Management, purchasing and distribution of all supplies and budgeting of all non-aviation monetary funds. Worked closely with the Commanding Officer and other Department Heads for the planning and operations of the squadron.
Ensured optimal technology operations through management and repair of all computers and networks and provided recommendations/purchases to improve systems. Expertly directed at-sea and onshore network operating system conversions from Banyan Vines to MS Windows NT. Rewired squadron from a combination of network topologies (Token Ring, AUI ThickNet, and BNC ThinNet) to a single Twisted Pair Ethernet network. Delivered in-person and phone support for computer problems, loaded/configured software, and ensured critical security of digital data and drives.