Director of Technology

April 2015 to November 2016
Responsibilities completed
  • As the Director of Technology for 22squared I was responsible for the operation of the IT department across two locations and 300+ employees.
  • Focused on reducing complexity within IT, reducing costs, improving client and user experience, driving innovation and agility, leveraging better use of information, reducing risk and enabling growth.
  • Works with Training & HR to identify LMS solutions to reduce training/on-boarding times
  • Lead a team to standardize infrastructure across multiple branches, filling technology gaps and leveraging new technology to enhance community between remote geographic locations.
  • Lead the IT group in pursuit of ever evolving Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Plans for all corporate information technology.
  • Lead a team of IT professionals translating client’s business requirements into functional system designs and then lead internal teams to create via third party vendors.
  • Served as a trusted human conduit thru which technology needs and requirements are communicated between creative units and IT department.
  • Led technology for a branch greenfield move in Tampa of 100+ users, aligning vendors and coordinating company wide upgrades of key technology components. End result was technology that contributed to high ranking in Tampa Bay Times Top workplaces 2016.
  • Led team in a major core infrastructure upgrade of all Firewalls, Switches, Wi-Fi access points across 300+ users and two locations.
  • Responsible for tracking and projection of operating expense budget ~$1.5M and capital project budget of ~$1M.
  • Led transition team to migrate Development practice to Amazon AWS.