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RssManagement Material with 11 years of IT experience and a M.S. in Business Information Technology to compliment it.

To utilize my experience and information technology skills by providing vision and leadership in networking and systems implementation using current business technologies for a progressive corporation with aggressive designs for growth.

Manager

Madison, WI

About Me

Industry:

Information Technology

Occupation:

Manager

Highlights:

Certified Software Asset Manager (CSAM) June, 2008 International Association of IT Asset Managers, Inc.

Ideal Companies:

Wells Fargo, US Bank, Consulting or Manufacturing
 

Education level:

Master

Will Relocate:

Yes

Location:

Madison, WI

Work Experiences

1/2008 - 1/2009

ITT Educational Services, Inc.

Individual Contributor

  • • Delivers quality instruction ensuring student satisfaction by instructing students in a classroom or laboratory setting according to program objectives and course syllabi. • Develop daily lesson plans to include instructional aids • Teaches material from approved curriculum in accordance with assigned schedule to ensure student satisfaction • Assists students in achieving completion of objectives by providing regular, accurate and timely feedback to students relative to their performance. • Motivates students to actively participate in all aspects of the educational process, including but not limited to, class discussions, demonstrations, outside assignments, research, enrichment activities, etc. • Completes professional development and in-service activities in accordance with college standards and/or as assigned • Maintains expertise in subject area in order to provide students with current trends and to recommend improvements in curriculum design

9/2007 - 2/2009

Cargill, Inc.

Manager

  • • Responsible for information protection, records management, facility security and intellectual property for the global Cargill Animal Nutrition and closely work with platform resources to implement best practices throughout the business unit. • Deliver and monitor IP communication/awareness programs to ensure end users are aware of information protection policies/standards and how to achieve compliance. • Work with site IP coordinators to manage quarterly IP walkthroughs and reports. • Work with Platform IP Lead to understand new and changing IP requirements. • Lead periodic IPAK reviews with key BU personnel and report to Platform IP Lead. • Educate and monitor adherence to Cargill’s confidential document labeling requirements.

5/2007 - 9/2007

Northwest Airlines, Inc.

Individual Contributor

  • • Conduct data analysis for identification of fraud, accounting errors, and computer bugs; protection of corporate assets; consulting; provide objective analysis and guidance on the design of controls. • Perform a risk analysis of area being reviewed • Develop audit programs based on COBIT and COSO objectives and applying GAAP • Assess completeness and accuracy of data and management reports • Ensure compliance with established IT standards, policies and procedures • Provide guidance on design of controls in system development projects, business processes, and procedures prior to implementation. • Document and evaluate controls using the COBIT and COSO criteria in support of management assessment as required for Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002 • Develop software and automated retrievals and testing the reliability of systems • Apply digital investigation technology and root cause analysis on data to identify abnormal and/or anomalies in the data • Develop recommendations to improve Ernst & Young’s audit approach

1/2006 - 1/2007

KPMG LLP

Individual Contributor

  • • Assist a wide range of organizations achieve their business objectives and mitigate risk by advising their senior executives, boards, and audit committees in the process • Evaluate the adequacy of business systems and network security using security risk models, standard IT audit security analysis tools and security products • Gather and interpret data brought about by Sarbanes-Oxley, HIPAA, and other regulatory initiatives by providing key services in internal audit and enterprise risk management • Support companies identifying and enhancing key processes affecting the operations aspects of their businesses, and help them build an integrated operation risk framework

6/2005 - 6/2006

General Motors Corp.

Manager

  • • Assist a wide range of organizations achieve their business objectives and mitigate risk by advising their senior executives, boards, and audit committees in the process • Evaluate the adequacy of business systems and network security using security risk models, standard IT audit security analysis tools and security products • Gather and interpret data brought about by Sarbanes-Oxley, HIPAA, and other regulatory initiatives by providing key services in internal audit and enterprise risk management • Support companies identifying and enhancing key processes affecting the operations aspects of their businesses, and help them build an integrated operation risk framework

6/2001 - 6/2005

General Motors Corp

Individual Contributor

  • • Ensure infrastructure initiatives are consistent with the organization's goals and strategic objectives. Create, develop and execute in an (efficient) manner, adequate protection for General Motors assets and information from unauthorized access, disclosure and modification • Performed information technology audits to ensure the systems follow corporate guidelines and security controls are adequately incorporated into the systems. Includes NT, UNIX, firewall, router and switch infrastructure devices. • Performed operational control audits to ensure management has developed, created and executed appropriate operational controls to support the network infrastructure. Includes disaster recovery, business continuity, change management and help desk support. • Performed detailed network security analysis and reviews to identify vulnerabilities prior to launching developed systems into production. • Performed application and systems development analysis to ensure design, build, performance, and application functionality incorporates user participation, testing, monitoring, and logical security and other application control mechanisms.

6/1999 - 6/2001

Compuware Corporation

Individual Contributor

  • • Maintained current, clear, crisp, concise and accurate product knowledge regarding the continuing enhancements relating to versions and product releases for the EcoTOOLS / Interval Pro System software • Demonstrated cutting edge consultative skills and robust product demonstrations within the Field Sales Support division for existing and potential clients • Established a high level of communication with management, employees, and clients by accepting and utilizing new skills, techniques and methodologies • Trained, instructed, coached, and counseled employees and internal /external clients • Multi-tasked daily activities to produce work prior to deadlines while ensuring accurate, professional, and thorough information.

1/1998 - 6/1999

City Of La Crosse, La Crosse

Manager

  • • Assisted employees and MIS department personnel with general troubleshooting including but not limited to network card installations, hardware / software configurations and TCP-IP administration • Installed and administered a stabilized Microsoft Cluster Server environment • Supported network hardware maintenance on fiber optic and 10-base-T cabling for switches, routers, and hub equipment

1/1997 - 1/1998

Ashley Furniture, Industries

Individual Contributor

  • • Provided analytical, detailed, and timely resolutions of employee personal computer hardware or software troubles • Ordered, monitored, and tracked corporate computer hardware equipment prior to deployment with a standardized set-up and configurations • Ability to assist in AS400 installations and support for onsite as well as remote management and employees • Internal program training coordinator for existing and new hire employees on Microsoft Windows Operating System platforms such as 3.1, 95, 98, and NT Workstation

Education

2003

Master Degree

Walsh College of Accounting

  • Masters of Science in Business Information Technology (MSBIT

1999

Bachelor Degree

University of Wisconsin

  • B.S., Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems

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