Mananger, Application Project Management Division @ Bureau of Engraving and Printing
A-ACTR @ Naval Air Station, Meridian
Chief Executive Officer @ ESI Technology Group, Inc.
BS, Computer Science @
More than 25 years of experience working as an expert Information Technology (IT) Specialist and Chief Executive with a successful history of building companies from scratch to multimillion-dollar revenues. Maintain knowledge of innovative technologies to lead teams and oversee the design, testing, problem solving, implementation and integration of complex enterprise systems involving a wide variety of diverse
More than 25 years of experience working as an expert Information Technology (IT) Specialist and Chief Executive with a successful history of building companies from scratch to multimillion-dollar revenues. Maintain knowledge of innovative technologies to lead teams and oversee the design, testing, problem solving, implementation and integration of complex enterprise systems involving a wide variety of diverse telecommunication, Video Teleconferencing (VTC), Information Security, wireless connectivity, Local Area Network (LAN), Wide Area Network (WAN), client/server, and database equipment and systems for clients with thorough attention to detail to provide excellent customer service. Dedicated to continual learning and professional development, as evidenced by an MS in Telecommunications Systems Management (magna cum laude), a BS in Computer Science (cum laude) and numerous certificates in Network Security Administration, Virtual Private Networks and Microsoft Systems as a Windows 2000 Microsoft Certified Professional. PMP Certified. Provide expert advice and planning on the Alvord Unified School District (USD) Technology Advisory Council, determining fields of study, selecting curriculum and instructors and determining technical requirements for the tech labs. Skilled communicator, guest lecturer and part-time instructor with numerous articles published in trade journals and newsletters. Mentor graduate students at the University of California Riverside, through the Riverside Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Technology Forum.. One of the top USMC Ordnance Officers managing a $366M weapons account. Former consultant for Booz Allen Hamilton, one of the nation’s largest and most respected technical consulting firms, advising on Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) projects. Numerous awards and recognition from clients and government agencies, including the US Congress.
Mananger, Application Project Management Division @ Office of Enterprise Solutions, Application Project Management Division From January 2012 to Present (4 years) Washington D.C. Metro AreaA-ACTR @ From October 2011 to January 2012 (4 months) Chief Executive Officer @ Name change from Elite Systems Integrators, Inc. From March 2003 to November 2011 (8 years 9 months) President @ From January 1997 to March 2003 (6 years 3 months) CWO4 - Ordnance Officer @ Retired after 21 years. Stationed at Edsion Range, 5/11 and School of Infantry my final years. From January 1976 to February 1997 (21 years 2 months)
Masters, Telecommunications @ National University From 1996 to 1997 BS, Computer Science @ National University From 1993 to 1996 Rick Risner is skilled in: PMP, Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, ITIL v3 Foundations Certified, FAC-P/PM Level III
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