I am a seasoned IT Executive. In my 25+ year career, I've met numerous different challenges and faced them head-on to solve complicated business challenges and simplify them for the best outcomes.
I am looking for an opportunity to align my knowledge and skills with a company I believe in and where I can create positive change. I am always looking to learn more and am open to taking on challenging projects.
Chief Information Officer
Business Operations Management - IT Management - Project Management
25+ Years’ Experience
Strategic Planning & Execution
Cost Reduction & Avoidance
Risk Assessment & Mitigation
Continuous Process Improvement
Expert in Data Privacy Laws
ITIL & PMP certified professional with extensive experience extensive experience leading overall IT operations for the protection of computer networks and information.
Adept at aligning end-user needs with long-term resolutions to complex IT challenges.
Expert in developing innovative solutions and technology plans that provide value, align with business objectives, and follow industry best practices.
Track record of success in managing numerous high-profile projects, leading cross-functional teams, re-engineering processes, and defining IT strategy.
Articulate communicator skilled in building and strengthening relationships across functions to drive cohesive, strategic operations.
BERGER TRANSFER & STORAGE INC.
Roseville, MN 2014-Present
Chief Information Officer
St. Paul, MN 2005-2014
Director, Information Technology
SIP, SSH, SSL, Https, SFTP, webAPI/JSON/REST, etc.
Operating Systems / Software:
Windows, Microsoft, Oracle (including web tools and DBMS), iSeries, Office 365 (Power BI, Planner, etc.), Zerto Oracle CRM, Sage CRM, Sage Fixed, Assets, MS Dynamics, JD Edwards, ERP, Azure, Hybrid cloud methods.
SAN, Cisco, Avaya, Siemens, ELD, Copiers, Computers, Servers, Routers, Firewalls, Switches, CCTV, Physical Security
Education and Certifications
Masters of Business Administration, Technology Leadership
Tepper School of Business, Pittsburgh, PA
Master of Science, Computer Science
University of Minnesota; Minneapolis, MN
Bachelor of Arts
St. Olaf College; Northfield, MN
ITIL Service Management (Practitioner) | Professional SCRUM Master I
ITIL Foundation v2 | ITIL Foundation (Bridge) v3 | PMP Certified
Forbes Technology Council
Twin Cities Mid-Market CIO Consortium
North American Fleet Association (NAFA)
Minneapolis SharePoint User Group
Footprint Earth Foundation (Board Member)
Boy Scouts of America (Northern Star Council)
Christiania Lutheran Church (Sunday School/Confirmation Teacher)
2013 Kemps LLC Hall of Fame Inductee | 2015 ITRG Top 10 CIO