I Oversee IT security, risk and compliance for corporate infrastructure and distributed web services.
-Serve as PCI information security auditor delivering annual GAP analysis and audit compliance. PCI DSS Level 2 Merchant
-Provide leadership and manage the information security team
-Collaborate with senior leadership on IT security initiatives and compliance objectives
-Architect security solutions and implement security best practices across the organization
-Assist with business development engagements from a risk and security compliance perspective
Systems Integrations, Implementations and Engineering Services
-Responsible for Implementation of Information Security Systems at 3 offices and 48 Mall locations.
-McAfee Web Security (URL Content Filtering) Implementation (Design, POC, Production promotion) at all corporate offices
-Mandiant FireEye HX and NX systems implementation lead engineer. NX devices integrated at 48 Mall locations and deployed HX Agents on 3000 workstations and servers globally.
-Integrated Cisco ISE at 3 Mall locations working with CDW as a technology partner
-BYOD Pilot Implementation with Airwatch MDM. Designed email deployment strategy and BYOD mobile policies for IT department trial groups
-Managed IT Systems (Airwatch MDM, Box File Storage, Okta SSO Integration, McAfee Network Security Manager (IPS), McAfee Anti Virus, Symantec Email Spam/Malware Protection and TLS encryption, Nessus and Trustwave PCI Scanning and Reporting, Cisco ISE)
-Performed Security Risk Assessments on potential business partners and provided risk reporting to business teams as part of the vendor evaluation process
-Evaluated IT Change Requests from a Security Perspective as part of the Change Management Board
-Responsible for Architecture and Implementation of Security Systems across a 10,000 Employee Organization
-Executed implementation of Next Gen Fortinet Fortigate Firewall devices at Corporate Headquarters (IPS/IDS/Firewall/Email Filtering/Web Filtering)
-Train and mentor junior Security Analysts on Security Systems management
-Supervise IT Internship program and delegate tasks to various IT Departments as needed
-Perform GAP analysis on enterprise management systems, business processes
-Provide guidance to engineering and business units to reduce and mitigate risk with regard to Card Holder Data
-Administration of key Security and Network management systems, IBM Tivoli BigFix, Solarwinds NPM, Symantec Antivirus, Fortinet Fortigate, Exchange 365 and ForeFront, Trustwave Trustkeeper
-SIEM Log Management and Analysis
-Manage the daily workload of 5 Systems Administrators supporting 400+ Workstations
-Created department processes and checklists to reduce errors and increase efficiency.
-Built internal support website for trouble ticket submission, IT Policy/Reporting, and internal documentation reference
-Kace 1000/2000 Implementation: Lead project manager for the full Implementation of the Dell Kace 1000 and 2000 Appliance. Instrumental in initial solutions research and implementation of the KACE system including Remote Support with BOMGAR, Physical Asset tracking, and License Compliance reporting.
-BeyondTrust Power Broker Implementation: Lead project manager for full implementation of a least administrative account solution for all employee workstations.
-Workstation Patching and Security Compliance Implementation: Lead project manager tasked with developing a monthly patching solution. A combination of Secunia CSI for vulnerability reporting and KACE patching in use to reduce workstation vulnerabilities. Brought organization from no monthly patch procedure to complete patch compliance within a 6 month period.
Responsible for the Launch and management of PrecisionLED.com (http://www.PrecisionLED.com), an Online eCommerce Website with over 4500 Products concentrating on Automotive application. Fully customized CMS shopping cart system developed using Magento eCommerce.
-Custom developed LED Interior Lighting Replacement Packages for over 500 vehicle models. Customized LED lighting strips for automotive use manufactured in Los Angeles, CA.
-Managed 3 Employees responsible for Accounting, Order Fulfillment and Graphic Design.
-Magento eCommerce ver 1.5 and 1.6 Community Platform
-Created YouTube/Facebook/Google Marketing with over 500k+ YouTube Views.
Founding Partner of XenonSupply.com, an automotive online retail website specializing in Exterior HID and Xenon Gas bulb lighting products. The company grew in 3 years from a garage start up to a 6 employee organization headquartered in downtown Los Angeles, CA. I was involved in all aspects of the company from website development, Product engineering/procurement, to Marketing Strategy and Customer Support.
1 Million + Views on Youtube Marketing Channel
7 website iterations in 3 years using WordPress, Joomla and Magento development platforms
Behavioral Analytics Hosted Systems Administrator
Experienced Systems Admin responsible for Server Vulnerability Patching and Maintenance, PCI/NIST/HIPPA Compliance, Virtual Server Environments, and Data Center management.
VMware ESX 4.1 Implementation and Administration
Managed 4 ESX Clustered environments (400+ servers) Upgrading existing production 2.5 and 3.5 VMWare environments to VSphere 4.1
Large Scale Operating System Image Capture and Deployment. Experience managing 27 variations of Windows Server 2003 x86/64 & 2008 x64 on various hardware platforms using windows deployment services.
Small Business IT Consultant for Minneapolis/St.Paul area clients. Businesses ranging in size from 5 employees to 250. Work included Server Setup and configuration, workstation patching and maintenance, Network and Backup consultation and general technology consultation. Company later purchased by Loefler as a larger IT support network.
UCLA Anderson School of Management
Master’s Degree, MBA Candidate
2014 – 2017
Michigan State University
BA Information Technology
2003 – 2008
Activities and Societies:
Capital Green Acapella 2003-2007 Pi Alpha Phi National Fraternity 2003-2007 Spartan Robotics 2004-2006
International Baccalaureate Diploma
1999 – 2003
License Certificate/ID Number: 516843
Mar 2015 – Present
Oct 2016 – Oct 2017
Oct 2016 – Oct 2017