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Lead IT Security Auditor

Humana (Kforce)

2015 – Current

One year contract to Analyze IT Security provisioning processes and controls to identify high security risk areas to be considered for internal audits or projects that could increase effectiveness and efficiency of operations or reduce vulnerability.

  • Conduct information systems audits covering identified risk areas.
  • Oracle, mainframe, Sql, SAP, .Net, Active Directory, Sharepoint, and Access
  • Maintaining and uploading monthly reports for senior management and board of directors.
  • Ensure that audits and other projects, performed on a wide variety of computing environments and computer applications, are competently and efficiently performed and accurately interpret results against defined criteria, in which consideration must be given to the relationship between computer controls and financial impacts.
  • Supervise, train, and provide feedback to staff in the conduct of audits.
  • Evaluate audit observations and make verbal and written recommendations to management to improve policies, procedures, efficiency and controls.
  • Perform follow up of prior audit results to monitor and assess management's implementation of recommendations.
  • Audit & Risk Assessment,  HIPAA, PII, SOX IT, SSAE16
  • Duties included writing and preparing technical documentation such as user guides, operations manuals and knowledgebase articles.

Relief Captain 7-2012 to Present

MRS (Part-time)

  • Command and manage vessels in coordinate with Federal Maritime Rules, Regulations and Security. Successful directed and coordinated activities of crew or workers. Safely maneuver vessel with the use of aids to navigation such as a marine radio, depth finders, radar equipment, swing meter, satellite communications, lights and buoys. Regularly inspected vessels to ensure safety of the crew and passengers, efficiently and safely operated vessels and equipment. Maneuvered up to as many as 15 barges at a time and signals other vessels in safe passage and transit.   

Vice President of Business Development and Senior Consultant

Private Cloud Architects, Louisville, KY

Sep 2014 – Jul 2015

As Vice President for Startup Company, served as senior team member responsible for new business development, client services and project management.

  • Provided consulting, managed services, projects, outsourcing and cloud-based solutions to mid-sized and large enterprises in multiple industries. Provide compliancy-security audits for clients, SOX, PCIDSS, and HIPAA
  • Lead IT and management consulting initiatives covering virtualization, Cloud computing, disaster recovery, enterprise storage and general infrastructure management. Developed Web and Marketing Programs, as well as Social Media Brand Reputation 
  • Successfully manage enterprise IT infrastructure organizations including internal personnel, partner, consultants, external cloud and data center service providers, and vendor management.
  • Identified, qualified and drove to closure enterprise IT, security solutions and cloud computing services to company decision makers.
  • Utilize Agile (Scrum) and waterfall methodologies for projects and assume the role of Scrum Master with Agile projects.
  • Worked on almost every module of Autotask, MSPs and IT Service Providers, mainly Service Desk, CRM, Sales, Inventory, Projects, Contracts, Outsourcing, Time Tracking, Billing and Reporting.
  • Managing 6 direct reports in the internal sales department and 4 Regional Sales Directors in key markets in the United States, reporting directly to the CEO.

 

Enterprise Applications Packager (Software Integration & Deployment)

Humana (Brooksource), Louisville, KY

Jun 2013 – Aug 2014

Selected for competitive one year contract to utilize SCCM 2012 System Center Configuration Manager, create test and deploy standard build images for desktop and laptops, manage SMS packages, software advertisement and, resolve enterprise level monthly updates and patching for desktops, laptops and servers.

  • Responsible for QA testing of new POS software builds, final release approval, creation of deployment scripts and MSI packages, and administration of issue tracking and source code control software.
  • Software Implementation of SAS & Chameleon EMR
  • Performed SCCM testing to confirm that packages can be successfully deployed to remote systems.
  • Participated as lead member of the Agile Rollout Team to mentor, consult and assist project teams to implement agile methodology.

Captain

TPG Marine

2011 – 2012 (Full time)

 

Senior Engineer

IT Management Professionals, Louisville, KY

Feb 2011 – Jun 2013 (Contract Work)

Engaged for short-term contract to manage complex new technology implementations for nationwide rollout project for large client, as well as other client support.

  • Project Installation and configuration of unified communications solutions including Cisco Unified Communication Manager, cisco unified contact center express, cisco unity connection, and Cisco IP phones
  • Project installation and configuration of Office 2013, Microsoft Lync, Microsoft OneNote and utilize Microsoft SharePoint to store and edit team documents.
  • Support of Microsoft Windows Server software such as, Small Business Server 2003, Small Business Server 2008, Small Business Server 2011, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Exchange 2010, Exchange 2007.
  • Supported Wi-Fi and Ethernet adapters, USB devices, NAT Routers, Access Points as well as configured, tested and repaired wireless routers, access points, USB devices, and wireless print servers.

Windows Administrator

Kindred Healthcare (New Age Technologies), Louisville, KY

Jul 2012 – Dec 2012

Worked as an IT consultant, on a five-month contract, to Microsoft Exchange 2007 Accounts from newly acquired organization to on premise Microsoft Exchange 2010 Server.

  • MS Exchange Server Administration- migrated mailboxes from one server to another and monitored mailbox size.
  • Support of Citrix, Centricity & Meditech EMR
  • Worked with users to reduce mailbox sizes during the migration of user mailboxes to new Exchange 2010 environment, and installed and supported network and local printers.

Senior Sales Engineer

Beacon Solutions, Louisville, KY

Feb 2010 – Feb 2012

Interfaced with Senior Management, Engineering, Sales, Marketing, Customer Service and customers to resolve business, and technical issues on all products and services.

  • Identify, and secure new clients as well as manage an existing book of business to build and sustain revenue stream.
  • Delivered technical presentations to wide range of audiences including senior managers, engineers, contractors, and distributors.
  • Good Knowledge in various methodologies like Agile and Waterfall methodologies, where in Agile - the requirements are prioritized and used to work in Sprints.

 

 

Team Field Supervisor

Leprechaun HHC, Risk Adjustment Services, Fort Worth, TX

May 2008 – Feb 2010

Extensively involved in statewide healthcare paperless initiative to digitize patient medical records, interfacing with multiple electronic medical record software vendors.

  • Responsible for day to day operations of project, budget, inventory and vendor management.
  • Management of 10 direct reports, including staff timesheets and expense submissions.

Fleet Logistics Manager-Company\Ships Security Officer

Falls City Marine-ACBL, Prospect, KY

Apr 2005 – May 2008

Oversaw 24/7 operation, security and logistic, supporting 10 direct reports, 100 employees , including, Executive Team members, Captains, Managers, and Administrative support teams.

  • Performed logistics management functions involving planning, coordinating, evaluating, and integrating logistics actions required to support channel customers, logistics missions/programs, and logistics processes.
  • Monitor security and safety programs that enable the company's assets to function according to the guidelines, quality standards, and operating objectives of the company and to ensure security provider is providing adequate supervision of security officers.
  • Security administration and organization of the facility and vessel operations and conditions, including the meaning and consequential requirements of the different MARSEC (Homeland Security Marine Security) Levels.
  • Development of emergency preparedness and response and contingency planning.
  • Overseeing of security equipment and systems and their operational limitations.
  • Implementation of methods of conducting audits, inspection, control, and monitoring.
  • Initiation of security training and education, including security measures and procedures for employees

Network Analyst

BP, ARCO, Louisville, KY

Feb 2004 – Apr 2005

Systems Support Specialist, Tech II

Providian Financial, Computer Sciences Corporation, Louisville, KY

Sep 1999 – Feb 2004

Field Service Technician

SARCOM, Norton Healthcare, Vencor & University Hospitals, Louisville, KY

1998– Sept 1999

  • Short term contract for Windows NT Implementation at Norton Healthcare Hospital
  • Short term contract building and installation of new hire workstations at Vencor Hospital
  • Short term contract working IT Helpdesk at University of Louisville Hospital

Education

Masters in Organizational Leadership

Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, IN

2014 – Current

Bachelors of Science in Management

Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, IN

2001 – 2005

Completed degree program with distinction (Cum Laude), in course work such as; Management and Leadership, Communications in Business, Applied Technology for Managers, Ethical and Legal Business Concepts, Strategies in Marketing Management, International Issues in Business, Quality and Project Decisions, Negotiation/Conflict Resolution, Economical Principles for Managers, Humana Resources Management, and Organizational Behavior

Certificate in Criminal Justice

Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, IN

2005

Focus on criminology, criminal justice, security and the psychology of personality

Computer Information Systems

University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

Maritime Studies

Inland Waterways Academy, Marshall University, Huntington, WV

Professional Certifications

Microsoft Network Sales & Marketing for Private Cloud Management and Virtualization, 2014

 

TWIC, Transportation Security Administration, 2011

 

Microsoft Certified Professional, 1998

 

U.S. Merchant Marine Officer, USCG Captain License, 1995- Present

Educational and Professional Awards

Key to Success Award, Humana, 2013

 

Cum Laude, Indiana Wesleyan University, 2005

 

Organizational Award, Providian Financial, 2000

 

Employee of the Month, Providian Financial, 1999

Lead IT Security Auditor

Humana (Kforce)

2015 – Current

One year contract to Analyze IT Security provisioning processes and controls to identify high security risk areas to be considered for internal audits or projects that could increase effectiveness and efficiency of operations or reduce vulnerability.

  • Conduct information systems audits covering identified risk areas.
  • Oracle, mainframe, Sql, SAP, .Net, Active Directory, Sharepoint, and Access
  • Maintaining and uploading monthly reports for senior management and board of directors.
  • Ensure that audits and other projects, performed on a wide variety of computing environments and computer applications, are competently and efficiently performed and accurately interpret results against defined criteria, in which consideration must be given to the relationship between computer controls and financial impacts.
  • Supervise, train, and provide feedback to staff in the conduct of audits.
  • Evaluate audit observations and make verbal and written recommendations to management to improve policies, procedures, efficiency and controls.
  • Perform follow up of prior audit results to monitor and assess management's implementation of recommendations.
  • Audit & Risk Assessment,  HIPAA, PII, SOX IT, SSAE16
  • Duties included writing and preparing technical documentation such as user guides, operations manuals and knowledgebase articles.

Relief Captain 7-2012 to Present

MRS (Part-time)

  • Command and manage vessels in coordinate with Federal Maritime Rules, Regulations and Security. Successful directed and coordinated activities of crew or workers. Safely maneuver vessel with the use of aids to navigation such as a marine radio, depth finders, radar equipment, swing meter, satellite communications, lights and buoys. Regularly inspected vessels to ensure safety of the crew and passengers, efficiently and safely operated vessels and equipment. Maneuvered up to as many as 15 barges at a time and signals other vessels in safe passage and transit.   

Vice President of Business Development and Senior Consultant

Private Cloud Architects, Louisville, KY

Sep 2014 – Jul 2015

As Vice President for Startup Company, served as senior team member responsible for new business development, client services and project management.

  • Provided consulting, managed services, projects, outsourcing and cloud-based solutions to mid-sized and large enterprises in multiple industries. Provide compliancy-security audits for clients, SOX, PCIDSS, and HIPAA
  • Lead IT and management consulting initiatives covering virtualization, Cloud computing, disaster recovery, enterprise storage and general infrastructure management. Developed Web and Marketing Programs, as well as Social Media Brand Reputation 
  • Successfully manage enterprise IT infrastructure organizations including internal personnel, partner, consultants, external cloud and data center service providers, and vendor management.
  • Identified, qualified and drove to closure enterprise IT, security solutions and cloud computing services to company decision makers.
  • Utilize Agile (Scrum) and waterfall methodologies for projects and assume the role of Scrum Master with Agile projects.
  • Worked on almost every module of Autotask, MSPs and IT Service Providers, mainly Service Desk, CRM, Sales, Inventory, Projects, Contracts, Outsourcing, Time Tracking, Billing and Reporting.
  • Managing 6 direct reports in the internal sales department and 4 Regional Sales Directors in key markets in the United States, reporting directly to the CEO.

 

Enterprise Applications Packager (Software Integration & Deployment)

Humana (Brooksource), Louisville, KY

Jun 2013 – Aug 2014

Selected for competitive one year contract to utilize SCCM 2012 System Center Configuration Manager, create test and deploy standard build images for desktop and laptops, manage SMS packages, software advertisement and, resolve enterprise level monthly updates and patching for desktops, laptops and servers.

  • Responsible for QA testing of new POS software builds, final release approval, creation of deployment scripts and MSI packages, and administration of issue tracking and source code control software.
  • Software Implementation of SAS & Chameleon EMR
  • Performed SCCM testing to confirm that packages can be successfully deployed to remote systems.
  • Participated as lead member of the Agile Rollout Team to mentor, consult and assist project teams to implement agile methodology.

Captain

TPG Marine

2011 – 2012 (Full time)

 

Senior Engineer

IT Management Professionals, Louisville, KY

Feb 2011 – Jun 2013 (Contract Work)

Engaged for short-term contract to manage complex new technology implementations for nationwide rollout project for large client, as well as other client support.

  • Project Installation and configuration of unified communications solutions including Cisco Unified Communication Manager, cisco unified contact center express, cisco unity connection, and Cisco IP phones
  • Project installation and configuration of Office 2013, Microsoft Lync, Microsoft OneNote and utilize Microsoft SharePoint to store and edit team documents.
  • Support of Microsoft Windows Server software such as, Small Business Server 2003, Small Business Server 2008, Small Business Server 2011, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Exchange 2010, Exchange 2007.
  • Supported Wi-Fi and Ethernet adapters, USB devices, NAT Routers, Access Points as well as configured, tested and repaired wireless routers, access points, USB devices, and wireless print servers.

Windows Administrator

Kindred Healthcare (New Age Technologies), Louisville, KY

Jul 2012 – Dec 2012

Worked as an IT consultant, on a five-month contract, to Microsoft Exchange 2007 Accounts from newly acquired organization to on premise Microsoft Exchange 2010 Server.

  • MS Exchange Server Administration- migrated mailboxes from one server to another and monitored mailbox size.
  • Support of Citrix, Centricity & Meditech EMR
  • Worked with users to reduce mailbox sizes during the migration of user mailboxes to new Exchange 2010 environment, and installed and supported network and local printers.

Senior Sales Engineer

Beacon Solutions, Louisville, KY

Feb 2010 – Feb 2012

Interfaced with Senior Management, Engineering, Sales, Marketing, Customer Service and customers to resolve business, and technical issues on all products and services.

  • Identify, and secure new clients as well as manage an existing book of business to build and sustain revenue stream.
  • Delivered technical presentations to wide range of audiences including senior managers, engineers, contractors, and distributors.
  • Good Knowledge in various methodologies like Agile and Waterfall methodologies, where in Agile - the requirements are prioritized and used to work in Sprints.

 

 

Team Field Supervisor

Leprechaun HHC, Risk Adjustment Services, Fort Worth, TX

May 2008 – Feb 2010

Extensively involved in statewide healthcare paperless initiative to digitize patient medical records, interfacing with multiple electronic medical record software vendors.

  • Responsible for day to day operations of project, budget, inventory and vendor management.
  • Management of 10 direct reports, including staff timesheets and expense submissions.

Fleet Logistics Manager-Company\Ships Security Officer

Falls City Marine-ACBL, Prospect, KY

Apr 2005 – May 2008

Oversaw 24/7 operation, security and logistic, supporting 10 direct reports, 100 employees , including, Executive Team members, Captains, Managers, and Administrative support teams.

  • Performed logistics management functions involving planning, coordinating, evaluating, and integrating logistics actions required to support channel customers, logistics missions/programs, and logistics processes.
  • Monitor security and safety programs that enable the company's assets to function according to the guidelines, quality standards, and operating objectives of the company and to ensure security provider is providing adequate supervision of security officers.
  • Security administration and organization of the facility and vessel operations and conditions, including the meaning and consequential requirements of the different MARSEC (Homeland Security Marine Security) Levels.
  • Development of emergency preparedness and response and contingency planning.
  • Overseeing of security equipment and systems and their operational limitations.
  • Implementation of methods of conducting audits, inspection, control, and monitoring.
  • Initiation of security training and education, including security measures and procedures for employees

Network Analyst

BP, ARCO, Louisville, KY

Feb 2004 – Apr 2005

Systems Support Specialist, Tech II

Providian Financial, Computer Sciences Corporation, Louisville, KY

Sep 1999 – Feb 2004

Field Service Technician

SARCOM, Norton Healthcare, Vencor & University Hospitals, Louisville, KY

1998– Sept 1999

  • Short term contract for Windows NT Implementation at Norton Healthcare Hospital
  • Short term contract building and installation of new hire workstations at Vencor Hospital
  • Short term contract working IT Helpdesk at University of Louisville Hospital

Education

Masters in Organizational Leadership

Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, IN

2014 – Current

Bachelors of Science in Management

Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, IN

2001 – 2005

Completed degree program with distinction (Cum Laude), in course work such as; Management and Leadership, Communications in Business, Applied Technology for Managers, Ethical and Legal Business Concepts, Strategies in Marketing Management, International Issues in Business, Quality and Project Decisions, Negotiation/Conflict Resolution, Economical Principles for Managers, Humana Resources Management, and Organizational Behavior

Certificate in Criminal Justice

Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, IN

2005

Focus on criminology, criminal justice, security and the psychology of personality

Computer Information Systems

University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

Maritime Studies

Inland Waterways Academy, Marshall University, Huntington, WV

Professional Certifications

Microsoft Network Sales & Marketing for Private Cloud Management and Virtualization, 2014

 

TWIC, Transportation Security Administration, 2011

 

Microsoft Certified Professional, 1998

 

U.S. Merchant Marine Officer, USCG Captain License, 1995- Present

Educational and Professional Awards

Key to Success Award, Humana, 2013

 

Cum Laude, Indiana Wesleyan University, 2005

 

Organizational Award, Providian Financial, 2000

 

Employee of the Month, Providian Financial, 1999

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