Results-driven professional, offering extensive expertise in resolving critical issues, developing and implementing sound policies and efficient procedures to support large organizations. Astute at providing strategic program leadership and project management oversight, while ensuring compliance of management activities across all levels of an organization.
Known for executing innovative and insightful solutions on complex problems. Highly recognized professional with a big-picture vision, dynamic direction, and tenacity to make high-stake decisions through experienced backed judgment, strong work ethic, and irreproachable integrity.
Successfully led the development of a Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery Platform built upon Open Source products; Nexus, Subversion, Jenkins and Sonar. This CICM platform implementation was a capital planning investment effort budgeted over $5M to be executed over 3 years; I successfully delivered it in 2 years and under budget.
Led our agency from a manual software build process to an automated one in less than a year:
Average automated builds per week - 500
Build time < 15 minutes, includes unit tests and static code analysis
One-button application deployment time 2 - 10 minutes to all deployment target servers, with validation, including hybrid cloud deploys
Initial notification to deployment time less than 50 minutes to multiple environments (FQT and PVT)
10 projects performing auto deploys
31 projects performing auto builds
Responsible for the management and direction of the Division which oversees all CM governance, processes and policies.
Proactively manage a government staff of 7 Sr. Technologists; contractor staff of 20+; an annual O&M budget of $7M and an annual project budget of $7M.
Director, System Configuration and Automation Delivery Division Unites States Patent & Trademark Office, Chief Information Office.
2008 - present
Project Management Professional
FAC PPM Level 3
FAC COR Level 3
Chief Information Officer
ITIL Foundations v.3
Scrum Product Owner
Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery
Enterprise Configuration Management (ECM)
Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
Information Technology Infrastructure Library
Branch Head, Enterprise Transformation. Department of Navy Chief Information Officer (DCNO IT/Communications & Networks (N6))
2006 - 2008
Served as the Branch Head for Enterprise Initiatives, for the Navy CIO. In that role, I was responsible for identifying savings and efficiencies in Navy IT investments and business processes. In this position I analyzed IT needs, established priorities, conducted and implemented feasibility studies, risk and cost-benefit analyses, which allowed me the ability to make sound recommendations to leadership in the areas of emergent technologies, cost savings, process efficiencies, and policy and governance requirements.
Served as the Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) for the Department of the Navy Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) Information Transfer System (DONBITS). Responsible for system implementation, ensuring administration was performed properly and security safeguards were in accordance with Department of Navy (DON) policy and audit requirements as governed by the Naval Audit Service (NAS).
Management Analyst. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Navy (DASN IS&A)
2003 - 2006
National Defense University
Graduated 2008 - Chief Information Officer Certificate
George Washington University.
Graduated 2003 - M.A. Education & Human Development
Sr. Program Manager. CACI. Department of Navy Chief Information Office.
2001 - 2003
Sergeant. United States Marine Corps.
1995 - 2001
Graduated 1998 - B.S. Social Psychology
Awards & Recognition
Department of Commerce Bronze Award
SECNAV Navy Meritorious Civilian Award
Commendable or Outstanding performance ratings while civil servant.
Several performance and on the spot awards during civil service.
Promoted Meritoriously to Sergeant, USMC
Promoted Meritoriously to Corporal, USMC
Selected to serve on Commandants Personal Staff, USMC
Supported the DON Chief Information Office (DON CIO) in developing, coordinating, and updating the IM/IT/KM workforce strategic plan. Participated in Integrated Product/Process Teams and Working Groups in the definition and pursuit of enterprise-wide goals and objectives pertaining to the DON IM/IT/KM workforce.
Managed the Executive Operations fund for the Commandant of the Marine Corps (CMC's); ensuring his personal expenditures fell within DoD regulations and were obligated in a timely, accurate manner into the Defense Finance Accounting System (DFAS SABRS).
Assisted in the planning and execution of CMC domestic and foreign travel; often working with embassy liaisons and foreign military officials establishing trip guidance and itineraries. Coordinated numerous meetings, conferences, policy staff talks, and social events attended by senior U.S. officials, foreign dignitaries, and naval attaches.