SSI Group, Vice President of Product & Program Management
January 2013 - Present, Mobile, AL, United States
• Results-driven, high-performance leader with diverse management expertise in directing application development, new product development and portfolio/project management
• Experienced team builder, mentor and coach building and guiding multiple teams through trust, courage, empowerment, commitment and accountability for results
• Excellent and tenacious problem-solver with a proven track record of salvaging failed and at-risk projects, processes, products and teams
• Effective communicator building strategic relationships and managing expectations with senior leadership, key stakeholders, customers and teams
Compass Group, Director
August 2004 - December 2012, Mobile, AL, United States
- Translate business needs to working solutions that drive revenue, profit and productivity
- Roadmap for our IT moving from cost center to a Center of Excellence (COE) profit center
- Successfully deployed critical new project to all of Morrison Management Specialists ahead of schedule and under budget, which included significant investments in stability, scalability and speed.
- Enterprise application development including extensive optimizations and scalability efforts
ACO Information Services, Systems Developer
August 2001 - August 2004, Mobile, AL, United States
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD) - involved in full software lifecycle for new and existing enterprise Windows applications using COM, VS6, VS2003, VB.net and SQL Server 2000. Product was targeted for regulatory agencies within state governments.