Vice President, Director of Technology and Information Systems
Founded in 1905 as an independent community bank, The Mechanics Bank has become one of the largest banks headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area. Today, with over $2 billion in assets, we continue to maintain our independence and serve the community with our unique brand of relationship banking. We employ much of the latest technology to provide our customers with the conveniences that they would expect from a much larger bank: MechDirect? Internet Banking, MasterMoney? and Gold MasterMoney? Cards to name a few| however, unlike the megabanks, we can provide these conveniences without sacrificing personal service.
Experienced Technology professional with a focus on Cybersecurity, Architecture, Operations, and Efficiency. A proven, high energy business executive in Information Technology with more than 15 years of progressive experience exemplified by successful assignments in IT Security (Cybersecurity), IT Operations, and DevOps. An inspirational leader, who thrives in a dynamic, fast paced environment with the intellectual agility to prioritize and make decisions in challenging, difficult situations. A visionary, who creates a competitive advantage by leveraging technology with innovative solutions and approaches.Specialties Include:- Cybersecurity/Incident Response- Data Driven Security - IT Governance, Risk, Compliance- IT / Business Alignment and Strategy- Structured ITIL and Quality Processes- Growth and Expansion strategies- Contract Negotiation/Technology Acquisition- Enterprise-Wide Migration and Consolidation- Cloud Computing: SaaS, PaaS, IaaS- Enterprise architecture- Project Leadership: Agile/SCRUM- Outsourcing/Budget Management/Business Process Optimization- On/Off Shore Development- Selection and Retention of Talented, Loyal IT Professionals -Public speaking and presentations