Experienced Information Technology Executive
Today SEPTA is the nation?s fifth largest public transportation system, with a vast network of fixed route services including bus, subway/elevated, trackless trolley, light rail, and commuter rail serving a 2,200 square mile service region. SEPTA is also one of the region?s largest employers, with a workforce of about 9,000 employees.
Over 29 years of progressive experience and highly successful leadership of technical operations serving diverse business applications.Provided overall strategic systems direction in support of the long-term business objectives for transportation, hospitality, and other industries.Developed bid packages, evaluated bid proposals, negotiated terms, and executed contracts to the maximum possible advantage to the company.Successfully managed and directed technical operations for all web and e-commerce initiatives, LAN-based systems, client/server applications, web servers, and system design and computer workstations.Provided strategic direction for the design and implementation of e-commerce initiatives which increased revenue for the organization. Developed online business-to-business capabilities such as a secure, online order processing system and online storefronts which resulted in significant revenue and decrease in operating expenses.Excellent customer and communication skillsSpecialties: System and Network Infrastructure implementationBid proposals, developing RFP's, Review and wieght bid proposalsStrong leadership qualities, hands on technical leadership Excellent communication skillsAbility to review business processes and automating these processes through technology