Self-driven, results-oriented Director of IT with success managing a variety of development projects through all stages of project life cycles. With over 20 years of development experience and 11 years in management, my experience encompasses the full range of analysis, specifications, development, testing, and maintenance.
Project Management, Agile/KANBAN, Functional & Technical Documentation, Senior Technologist, Application Design, Application Architect
Mobile App Development (iOS & Android), Visual Basic, Visual Basic.NET, WSDL, Web Services, SQL Server Database Design/Administration, SSRS, Crystal Reports, PowerBuilder, Visual C++, BI Tools, XML
ETL, SSIS, SSRS, MS SQL Server, MySQL, SQL, Sybase SQL Server, Oracle, Access, SQL Anywhere
Windows, Mac OSX, iOS, Linux
Mobile Apes was a startup venture to develop Mobile Marketing Apps for iOS and Android, targeting small to medium sized businesses. I managed all aspects of the business including Sales, Client Expectations, Requirements Analysis & Web and Mobile App Development.
Developed ETLs to convert existing ERP data by consolidating SKUs resulting in an optimized set of styles with one SKU for all sizes and a weighted average cost based on sales data. This resulted in a 70% reduction in SKUs for the new ERP system. Performed requirements analysis, data gathering and project management in addition to being the technical liaison between Lakeland Industries and the ERP vendor. Developed a Sales Quote application to assist the sales department in creating customer quotes for custom fire turnout suits. It was estimated that this application saved the company approximately 2000 man-hours per year and improved their quote consistency and accuracy many times over.
Managed technical services staff for desktop support and Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains Accounting. Managed development projects for iOS devices to track activity in the field for sales and safety auditing. The Sales app improved sales efficiency over 50% by avoiding overlap sales visits to prospective customers and enabled upper management to keep informed of sales activities in real-time. The Safety Auditing app tracked safety issues in the field to track and improve the Noble Casings safety rating. This app was a key tool for the entire safety department and upper management. Managed Network Security, Databases, Backups, Disaster Recovery, Asset Tracking, IT Policies, Corporate IT Objectives and Web Sites for three locations.
Blue Ridge Software specialized in custom, data-driven software, dynamic and eCommerce websites. Managed many development projects through all aspects of the project lifecycle.
My team developed a Mortgage Loan Origination System and several ancillary tools to collect or provide data to various other systems.
Performed systems analysis and development of many software solutions as part of a team of developers in the Funds System Group.
Lead developer of several graphical banking applications that provided client-server access to data on a mainframe. Banking applications included Desktop Budgeting, Financial Control System, Deposits, Time Investment, Customer Information, and Account Analysis. Participated in several JAD sessions with user groups and clients, and was the key technical contributor on all client-server development. Developed and maintained an Enterprise Wide Decision Support System to query and graph data from mainframe based applications.