GIS Programmer/Analyst and Network Administrator @ Pacific Groundwater Group
Data Quality Assurance Lead @ Microsoft (Interactive Media Group)
University of Washington
An organizational leader with a proven track record of improving business process, quality of care, and the bottom line, through a strategic approach to business processes and technology. Excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills, coupled with a strong desire to innovate. Effective mentor and leader with the ability to utilize business knowledge and experience while handling
An organizational leader with a proven track record of improving business process, quality of care, and the bottom line, through a strategic approach to business processes and technology. Excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills, coupled with a strong desire to innovate. Effective mentor and leader with the ability to utilize business knowledge and experience while handling multiple projects and initiatives.
Director of Information Technology @ Responsibilities: Oversee all aspects of the technology infrastructure for the organization. Conduct market research to develop new initiatives based on the organizational needs and vision. Seek and develop technology solutions that enhance the lives of our residents. Participate in strategic discussions to define and create organizational goals.
Participate in a strategic management team brought together to re-evaluate the business processes and tools for the entire organization, determine best-practices and tools, and create an implementation strategy for the roll-out and standardization of all business processes
Successfully worked with multiple departments to scope, implement, and integrate new technologies into the organization. Examples:
o MS Dynamics Navision for the Accounting department
o UltiPro for the Human Resources department
o IBM Maximo for the Facilities department
Negotiated multiple contracts to reduce organizational cost while increasing overall value. Examples:
o Negotiated an Enterprise Agreement with Microsoft to significantly increase our software benefits, while maintaining our current annual spend
o Reduced the cost of phone and data services for all managed entities by assuming responsibility for phone services and renegotiating all services under one organizational umbrella
o Established a relationship with a healthcare focused GPO, which resulted in a 28% reduction in cellular service costs over the existing business contract and a 4% (~$180k annually) reduction in food service costs
Developed custom software applications to support the organization in key areas. Examples include an incident tracking and reporting application, accounts receivable integration for the Accounting system, and time card integration for the HR/Payroll systems
Implemented an initiative to develop business intelligence solutions, scorecards, and KPI’s to enable better visibility and management within the organization From July 2007 to Present (8 years 6 months) Greater Seattle AreaInformation Technology Manager @ Responsibilities: Managed and maintained the corporate network infrastructure. Administered Exchange server, SQL server, and Windows 2000/2003 infrastructure. Developed and maintained custom integrations for the Accounting, Payroll, and Human Resource systems.
* Redesigned the network infrastructure to increase uptime, reliability, and overall network performance while reducing overall cost
* Established relationships with computer hardware and software vendors to reduce costs by an average of 20%
* Re-focused the IT department to be more responsive and customer service oriented From December 2000 to June 2007 (6 years 7 months) Greater Seattle AreaGIS Programmer/Analyst and Network Administrator @ Responsibilities: Designed and developed database applications for data analysis and mapping as well as two and three dimensional models. Administered Microsoft Windows Server, Exchange server, SQL server, Proxy server, IIS, WINS, and DHCP server. Designed, developed, and implemented database/mapping applications using Access, Visual Basic and MapObjects.
Worked with the Chehalis Tribe of Washington to create a custom application; enabling them to visualize air and groundwater data from their monitoring stations From February 1999 to January 2001 (2 years) Data Quality Assurance Lead @ Responsibilities: Managed the data quality assurance team for Microsoft MapPoint 2000. Coordinated with Data Development Leads, Test Leads, and Product Developers to ensure data integrity. Developed proofing plans and testing strategies for the product and data. Created and maintained a website for the distribution of technical information via intranet.
* Maintained an Access (VBA) application which was used by the Data QA Leads the generate test sets for all mapping products From March 1998 to February 1999 (1 year)
Master of Business Administration (MBA) @ University of Washington, Michael G. Foster School of Business From 2011 to 2013 Certificate, Social Media Technologies & Implementation @ University of Washington From 2013 to 2014 Spatial Decision Support Systems, Global Transportation Logistics, and Geographic Information Systems @ University of WashingtonCertificate, Project Management @ University of WashingtonBachelor of Arts (BA), Environmental Geography, Geographic Information Systems @ University of California, Berkeley
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