Director of Technical Operations & Facilities
Over twenty years of diverse industry experience has enabled me to plan, staff, implement and evaluate projects with consistent success. In fast-paced, agile environments, I confidently lead the core infrastructure teams and projects: improving quality, efficiency, reliability, and cost reduction while clearly communicating status, expectations and risks and to all stakeholders. I have extensive hands-on experience managing highly complex technical operations, 24/7/365 data centers & IT operations, while maintaining 99.999% uptime. I recently led the relocation of Weatherby from California to our new Wyoming headquarters.
Leading the Technology and Facilities team through the company relocation to Wyoming and it's future growth.
Defined and implemented software development best practices, introducing an Agile workflow to the development team, building a QA test and automation team, designing the next generation server platform, managing PCI DSS and SOC 2 type II compliance, and aligning interdepartmental goals to achieve corporate vision.
Managed the Software Engineering and DevOps teams consisting of iOS Software Development, Test Automation, System Administration, Database Administration, Release Coordination & Deployment, Tools Development, and CorpIT Administration disciplines. Responsible for all SenseLabs cloud-based services, site uptime, DevOps, production & development environments, monitoring & security, code repository & deployment, corporate infrastructure, networking, and workstations.
Managed a team consisting of System Administrators, Database Administrators, Release Coordinator, Tools Developers, CorpIT Administrators & Interns. Responsible for all Experts Exchange datacenters, DevOps, development & test environments, monitoring & security, code repository & deployment, corporate infrastructure, networks, VOIP call center & workstations.
Managed the Testing Automation team responsible for the carrier certification of both hardware and software stability for Palm OS & Windows Mobile smartphones.
QA Engineer for GoodLink Client supporting Palm OS and Windows Mobile-based Smartphones.
Computer Science Minor