Laser focused visionary executive responsible for creating products that drive corporate vision, values, and growth. Experience covers product/software development, project/data center management, strategic planning, application/infrastructure architecture, and the ideation of industry game-changing solutions. Strategically build industry leading products by taking a deep dive into the competitive landscape, interacting with clients/prospects to get voice of customer, and a personal interaction with a seasoned architecture team to energize/provoke creativity.

As a Senior CTO with over 30 years’ experience in FinTech, Logistics, Ecommerce working for companies like ADP Brokerage(Now Broadridge), Scottrade(Now TD Ameritrade), IBM, LPL, TCA(now  ETrade). At IBM, developed  a Kubernetes based micro-service orchestration gateway  which powered IBM’s Watson Cognitive technology across all sectors of FinTech(Banking/Insurance /Wealth) for Customer Engagement/Care: MetLife, Liberty Mutual, First Data, and Regions Bank. Netted $20M first Qtr roll-out. Over the years, I have built startups out to $30M in 2 years, renovated architecture for Scottrade, redefined UX Web/Mobile for TCA winning CIO of the Year.  At Getswift, built out a POC startup into global agile product development org in several countries.  With acquisitions of a customized shopping and Scheduling systems built out one of the most unique E-commerce-Logistics-Fulfillment platforms on the planet 

Along with my superior skills application development, product strategy, global project mgt, enterprise architecture/infrastructure, I possess senior skills in security/compliance for financial services with focus on banking regulations, personally handled FDIC/State banking audits, worked with FINRA, SEC, handled SOX/SSAE16/ISO 9000-27000 reporting, and other financial regulatory agencies.  

I’m passionate about building an awesome company culture, provide mentoring to all, and a team player up and down the organization to build a winning attitude for our clients.  Finally, I have worked in every IT position, managed IT organizations from startups to billion dollar rev corps(private/public) (10-1K+ personnel) with global development/infrastructure support deploying enterprise mission critical applications with 6 9’s of uptime required by financial systems.  

Approve software architecture decisions, chart design standards, and set visionary direction on development strategies. Direct software life-cycle models, enforce strict code standards, and benchmark application-capacity limits covering 20+ different program languages.
Designed, implemented, and managed enterprise fault tolerant high transaction systems to support large trading and financial services front and back office accounting.
Design and administer international service-level agreements across production operations, development, and quality assurance groups. Organize strategic, tactical, and change and configuration management planning for client environments in both production and test regions.
Provide critical technical support and direction to sales on prospective client deals, including delivery of client presentations on IT initiatives. Responsible for corporate direction and revenue growth through participation on the executive management team.
Manage regional data centers, disaster recovery hot sites, operations/network control centers, and physical/logical security systems. Deliver world-class services by running mission critical applications for Bank of America, Key Bank, ADP Clearing, Smith Barney, and First Trade.
Manage fiscal budgets and forecasts, ensure Sarbanes-Oxley and SAS70 audit compliance, and negotiate all IT service/product purchases. Direct staffing, development, and succession strategy planning for all operational areas of IT.
Handle human capital and IT infrastructure consolidations, acquisition justifications, project management migrations, and service delivery responsibilities.