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An experienced IT executive with a strong manufacturing background in a wide range of industries, who has managed IT departments ranging from single facility companies to global organizations. Specific manufacturing industries have included pharmaceuticals, coffee, textiles and automotive components. My background includes both accounting (CPA), hardware and infrastructure management, software development in a variety of languages, and project management (PMP), as well as budgeting and personnel management. Graduating with a Bachelor's degree from Stetson University just before his 20th birthday, I passed the AICPA exam on the first try, and practiced accounting in Florida for approximately 8 years. After transitioning from accounting to IT, and then moving to New York, Detroit and Chicago, I relocated to the Charlotte, North Carolina area in 1995.
Summary of Qualifications
Over 30 years of experience in Information Technology leading multi-national project teams in successful implementations in a variety of ERP/MRP systems, e-commerce, and systems conversions. I have managed IT departments ranging from single locations to global environments, with budgets up to $10 million (US) and 50 staff members, as well as implementation of formal project management methodologies.

Responsibilities have included all IT functional management areas:

Professional Memberships
HDI - Helpdesk International
CAG - Cabarrus Art Guild
Employment History
11/10 - NowCoca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated (Coca Cola Distributor)
ISS Infrastructure Manager: Security, Helpdesk and Operations
4/09 - 11/10Piedmont Pizzeria (Donatos Franchisee)
Restaurant Management
2/08 - 12/08IceCube Software
Independent IT Consultant
10/03 - 1/08International Automotive Components Group North America formerly Collins & Aikman (Auto Carpet & Acoustics Manufacturer)
IT Director, Soft Trim Division
6/01 - 9/03Pillowtex Corporation (Home Fabrics Manufacturer/Distributor)
Technical Lead Programmer and Project Manager.
12/00 - 5/01IceCube Software
Independent IT Consultant
2/97 - 12/00S&D Coffee, Inc. (Coffee Manufacturer/Distributor)
IS Director
4/96 - 1/97Info Systems of NC, Inc. (Systems Consulting)
Senior Programmer/Analyst.
5/95 - 4/96CDI Computer Dynamics, Inc. (Systems Consulting)
Senior Programmer/Analyst.
2/87 - 10/94Eon Labs, Inc. formerly Major Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Generic Drug Distribution)
IS Director
6/84 - 2/87Halifax Computer Services, Inc. (Payroll Services / Systems Consulting)
2/84 - 6/84Olivari, Yordon and Jacobs, CPA, PA. (Public Accounting
Staff Manager
4/83 - 2/84OWP Data Processing, Inc. (Systems Programming)
Application Developer
9/74 - 4/83Batten and Batten, CPA. (Public Accounting)
Audit Partner and General Manager.
Education / Certifications
10/12Intentional Leadership Course, Center for Intentional Leadership, Charlotte, NC.
4/12ITIL Foundations Certification.
10/08Passed the Project Management Institute exam for Project Management Professional certification.
9/08PMP Exam Prep, Villanova University, Villanova, PA
7/08Mastering Project Management, Villanova University, Villanova, PA
5/08Project Management for IS/IT Professionals, Villanova University, Villanova, PA
8/05Kaizen College for Lean Manufacturing Concepts and Techniques
6/03Installed Linux Server in Home Office Network (4 clients). Installed and configured Apache Web Server, MySQL, Domain Controller, DHCP, Firewall and Router
9/02Winning Way training for Organizational Problem Solving Techniques
7/02IBM's Net.Data classes
2/01Microsoft Visio Training
2/01Quality Workbench Professional Training
2/99JDEdwards Version A7.3 Case Tools Training
12/97Programming Courses, Central Piedmont Community College, Charlotte, NC
1/83Programming Courses, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL
9/78Post-Graduate Courses, Stetson University, Cocoa, FL
3/77Certified to Practice Public Accounting (Florida DPR)
11/76Passed the AICPA Examination
5/76Bachelors Degree (Accounting), Stetson University, Deland, FL