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Work experience

Aug 2021Present

Solution Strategist

Cognizant

Business Development and Presales

  • Engage with the IBU Sales team to build strategic account plans for all clients and prospects in the region
  • Engage with customers to develop strategic roadmaps that meet business requirements and set them on a path for a successful transformation journey and adoption of a digital operating model for operational readiness
  • Primary deal architect for sales pursuits in progress, to coordinate people requirements to win opportunities and engage directly with clients as required to win business
  • Lead new opportunity solutioning efforts with client business decision makers and the Account Team
  • Develop RFP responses, work breakdown structures, deal pricing models and statements of work for prospective engagements
  • Develop strategic vision of client goals for Modern Workplace
  • Share market trends and work with IBU leadership and Center of Excellence to refine offerings and establish clear market differentiation for  solutions
  • Exhibit knowledge and ability to sell the full range of service portfolio
  • Deliver on annual growth objectives for the IBU including sales, revenue, and margins

Teamwork

  • Work with IBU leadership team members to support client project requirements across all services
  • Work with Center of Excellence Leaders to develop cross practice thought leadership and engagement to deliver on Plan, Build and Operate vision for all clients
  • Participate in account and territory planning activities and go to market strategy development
  • Ensure client satisfaction by serving in a mobilization and oversight role, conducting quality assurance checkpoints as needed
  • Provide technical leadership to Modern Workplace practice
Feb 2019Aug 2021

Sr. Solutions Architect

SHI International

Pre and post-sales Engineering, Consulting, Designing and Implementing business solutions with Microsoft technologies.

  • Office 365
    • Security and Compliance: Data Loss Prevention, Archiving, Retention, Information Protection, Advanced Threat Protection
    • Identity & Access Management: Azure AD, Azure AD Connect, ADFS, SSO, Azure & O365 MFA, Modern Auth, Intune Conditional Access
    • Exchange: Migrations, Hybrid, ATP, EOP, Advanced Mail Transport
    • Applications and Services: Office 365 Groups, Skype for Business Online, Microsoft Teams, SharePoint Online, Intune, Flow, OneDrive for Business, Office 365 ProPlus deployments
  • Azure
    • Compute: Virtual Machines & Scale Sets, App Service, Web Apps, Virtual Desktop
    • Storage: StorSimple, File, Disk, Blob, Storage Explorer
    • Network: ExpressRoute, Azure DNS, Load Balancer, Firewall, Hybrid Cloud
    • Identity: Azure Active Directory & Domain Services, Azure Information Protection, Azure Rights Management
    • Security: Advanced Threat Protection, App Gateway, VPN Gateway, Key Vault & HSM
    • Management: Site Recovery, Azure Migrate, Azure Backup, Traffic Manager
  • Windows Server
    • Active Directory Domain Services, PKI, Group Policy, DNS, Federation, Migrations and Upgrades
Mar 2018Feb 2019

Sr. Engineer

NWN Carousel
  • Pre & post-sales Engineering and Solutions Architecture.
  • Designed and implemented Office 365 tenant to tenant multinational migration for large publishing company including Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, OneDrive for Business, Office 365 Groups and Skype for Business.
  • Designed and implemented G-Suite to Office 365 migration for mid-size publishing company.
  • Designed and implemented Exchange 2010 to Office 365 migration for large B2B Sales organization.
July 2017Mar 2018

Technical Architect

P3 Group
  • Global Enterprise Architecture & Engineering. Project, Team and Cloud Program Management.
  • Designed Microsoft Azure StorSimple device solution Enterprise wide via iSCSI to replace existing RAID solution.
  • Designed and Managed Lync 2013 to Skype for Business Online Migration with Microsoft PSTN Conferencing.
  • Conducted enterprise wide Lync 2013 infrastructure health check.
May 2016July 2017

Enterprise Consultant

Coretek
  • Pre & post-sales Engineering and Solutions Architecture.
  • Designed and implemented PKI infrastructure for 2 large organizations. 
  • Designed and implemented Exchange 2010 upgrade to 2016 Hybrid, and various O365 pilots (Groups, Teams, Planner, OneDrive for Business, ProPlus) for large multinational automotive supplier. 
  • Conducted Lync 2013 to Skype for Business 2015 upgrade for mid-size consulting company.
  • Implemented Lync cross-forest AD user migration, and Lync 2013 upgrade and migration to Skype for Business Cloud PBX for mid-size organization. 
  • Designed and implemented new infrastructure deployment for health system divestiture, including new Azure Hybrid Cloud ADDS Forest, AAD Connect, ADFS, Exchange 2016 Hybrid migration, and Office 365 ProPlus pilot. 
  • Involved in numerous projects and ad-hoc engagements involving Windows Server, AD, Azure, Exchange and Office 365.
Apr 2014May 2016

Consulting Engineer

CDW
  • Deployed and configured various Windows Servers (AD, DNS, GPO).
  • Designed and implemented numerous small to mid size Exchange On-Premises and Exchange Online migrations.
  • Designed and implemented Azure ADFS deployments for Office 365 migration purposes.
  • Involved on numerous team engagements for large scale Active Directory and Exchange/Office 365 migrations. 
  • Deployed various Azure and Office 365 workloads.
Jun 2013Apr 2014

IT Specialist

Beaumont Health
  • Managed small team of deployment engineers. 
  • Led XP to 7 refresh projects company wide utilizing SCCM.
  • Designed and led hardware systems and software upgrades hospital wide.
  • AD and Exchange user management.

Education

20212021

Project Leadership

Cornell University

Certificate

20172023

Business Administration

Thomas Edison State University

Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

20042006

Microsoft Networking Technology

Baker College

Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.)

Certifications

Sep 2016Present

MCSE: Productivity

Microsoft
Feb 2017Present

MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure

Microsoft
Feb 2019Present

MS: Microsoft 365 Identity and Services

Microsoft
Mar 2016Present

MCSA: Office 365

Microsoft
Feb 2017Present

MS: Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions

Microsoft
Jul 2015Present

MCSE: Messaging

Microsoft
Oct 2014Present

MCSA: Windows Server 2012

Microsoft
Sep 2016Present

MCPS: Core Solutions of Skype for Business

Microsoft
Oct 2019Present

Quest Migration Manager: Active Directory

Quest Software
Oct 2019Present

Quest Migration Manager: Exchange

Quest Software