Greater Minneapolis - St. Paul Area
Information Technology professional with 20+ years of architecture, consulting, and management experience. US Navy Veteran. Skilled in technology initiatives and leadership of people. Managed Data Center, Virtual Infrastructure, Storage, and UNIX teams. Avid NFL and NHL fan. Go Steelers! Go Wild!
Bachelor of Science (BS)
Syracuse, NY – 1991
- Cum Laude Graduate
- Recipient, Sigma Gamma Tau Award – Engineering Excellence
- Solution Architecture
- Technical Vision & Solution Execution
- Technical Project Rollout & Management
- Process Improvement & Benefit Analysis
- Business Analysis & Integration
- DC Management (DCIM) & Migration
- Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery
- Customer Service & End-User Support
- Internal Cloud Pioneer, Big Iron + VMware + Netapp + Infiniband
- Leadership & Team Building
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