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EXECUTIVE OVERVIEW

A results driven and strategic IT Professional who has achieved success leading and executing variety of technology initiatives, and using technology to solve business problems for clients. Specializing inProgram Management, Project Management, Business Analysis, Design, Implementation and Testing of applications with within Healthcare, Insurance (Property & Casualty and Health), Financial, Manufacturing and Software industry verticals.

Portfolio of professional expertise includes:

  • Program and Project Management
  • Data warehouse Management
  • Business Intelligence
  • Team Leadership and Development
  • Data Integration (EDI, Proprietary)
  • Business Process Re-engineering
  • Process and Performance Improvements
  • Methodology and Standards Development
  • Enterprise Solutions Delivery
  • Mobile Solutions Strategy and Delivery
  • Software Evaluation and Selection
  • Public Speaking and Executive Presentation

DIVERSIFIED SKILLS

Project Management

Project Charter, Project Feasibility, RFP development, Proposal Development, Project Planning, Project Monitoring and Control, Requirements Management, Change Management, Release Management, Risk Management, Quality Control, Product Integration, Quality Assurance, Product Support, Project Reporting, Project Release, and Software Development Life Cycle

Methodologies

Agile, Rapid Application Development, Waterfall, Hybrids, Xorbix Methodology

Tools

MS Project, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Visio, MS Access, MS PowerPoint, SQL Server, MS OneNote, MS SharePoint, Policy Administration System (Duck Creek), JIRA, Service Manager, Clear Quest

IT Skills

Architecture and Design, Business Process Re-engineering, Data Warehouse, Database Design, Business Intelligence, Mobile Solutions, Programming, Web Solutions, Product Integration, Product Management, Product Sales and Demos

Financial

Budget Planning and Forecasting, Project Estimation and Costing, Accounting

Executive

Executive Presentations, Strategy Development, Executive Communication, Executive Collaboration

Other Skills

  • Healthcare Reform (HCR) Reform Implementation
  • Electronic Health Record (EHR) Implementation
  • Medical Billing Auditing Implementation
  • Property & Casualty Underwriting Process Re-engineering
  • Property and Casualty Straight Through Process Design
  • Experienced EDI Implementer
  • Extensive Experience in designing and implementing Third Party Integrations
  • Extensive Experience in Mobile Technology Implementation

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

XORBIX TECHNOLOGIES, INC. – Milwaukee, WI (www.xorbix.com)

1998 – Present

Xorbix Technologies, Inc. is a result focused technology solutions company concentrating on Strategic Business Consulting, Mobile Apps Development, IT staff Augmentation and Advanced Software Engineering.

PRINCIPAL CONSULTANT

Experienced in multiple industries providing value to clients through services ranging from advisory consulting, strategic consulting, program and project management, business process re-engineering, software design, development, quality assurance and software evaluations & selections.

  • Healthcare
  • Property & Casualty Insurance
  • Software
  • Manufacturing
  • Research and Development
  • Financial
  • Transportation
  • Publishing

CLIENT WORK

West Bend Mutual Insurance

Mar 2015 – May 2016

  • Worked with Actuarial department to identify business needs for an Actuarial project requiring change in exposure needed for Actuarial analysis within Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW).
  • Worked with Duck Creek Policy Administration System and performed data analysis on each insurance transaction type to understand data behavior which would facilitate EDW design and Compliance Reporting
  • Worked with EDW developers to develop design options for EDW and related BI Changes.
  • Worked with Business in defining balancing initiative and understanding the key areas of focus to address premium balancing issues across multiple systems including Policy Administration, EDW, Billing ODS, and Reinsurance systems
  • Mapped intake, triaging and data repairs processes working with policy and billing data repair teams to re-engineer the data repairs processes
  • Identified and developed strategy for handling cancel/reinstates issues for data repair team relating to data repairs and validations specific to data loads into EDW
  • Worked with the Data Repair teams and assisted in triaging, data repair and data validation for Duck Creek Policies

Sheboygan County – Health & Human Services

Dec. 2012 – Oct 2015

  • Worked with Sheboygan County – Health and Human Services as a Project Manager for the implementation of multi-million-dollar software for case management and EHR systems to allow Sheboygan County to provide their routine services
  • Assisted Sheboygan County in developing a RFP for the selection of the appropriate vendor for the current software implementation
  • Assisted Sheboygan County in identifying and evaluating vendors
  • Assisted in selecting the final vendor
  • Assisted Sheboygan County as Project Manager with Management of the Software Implementation and working with the Vendor to ensure final delivery of the solution

Assurant Health

Sep. 2010 – Sep. 2012

  • Led multiple teams (Teams managed included Data Warehousing, BI Reporting, BizTalk Integration, External Feed Integration) as a Project Manager to deliver functionality for Agent Licensing and Commission (AL&C) implementation to replace multiple existing AL&C systems
  • Worked with executives to develop business cases for purchase of Data Mapping, Data Dictionary and Data Indexing Tools from IBM
  • Led the initiative for comprehensive report/BI consolidation through all departments reviewing 4000 reports and developing strategies to de-commission obsolete reports, consolidate redundant reports, obsolete all paper reports and provide BI DataMart for business for efficiency
  • Assisted the Healthcare Reform (HCR) team in conducting business analysis for multiple streams of work to achieve HCR compliance
  • Assisted the Healthcare Reform team in managing delivery of multiple streams to achieve HCR compliance

Society Insurance

Oct. 2007 – Aug. 2010

  • Performed Business Process Re-engineering by mapping the entire set of insurance processes and re-engineering the new business and renewal processes for Underwriting
  • Oversaw the implementation of the renewal process automation
  • Assisted in evaluating the Predictive Modeling Software
  • Managed the integration and implementation of Predictive Modeling Software
  • Managed the integration of Experian and Police Reporting into Renewal Automation Process
  • Assisted in developing a RFP for the selection of the appropriate vendor for Policy Administration System
  • Assisted in identifying and evaluating Policy Administration vendors
  • Envisioned and developed the full automation process model and requirements for a complete re-engineered straight through processing (STP) Underwriting System

Assurant Health

Jun. 2006 – Jul. 2007

  • Worked with Assurant executives to communicate change from Net Annualized Premium (NAP) to Issued Annualized Premium (IAP) for all Corporate and Wall Street Reporting
  • Worked with executives to define all levels of corporate reports and associated impact based on conversion from NAP to IAP
  • Developed report documentation templates and documented requirements for all reports and cubes relating to the NAP/IAP conversion
  • Worked with Development and QA teams to as Subject Matter Expert to ensure correct development and execution of corporate reports

Other Client Work

1998 – Present

Miller Brewing Company:
Led development teams as a Project Manager in an Agile environment to deliver sales planning and forecasting software for beer sales.

Time Warner:
Led development teams as a Project Manager of a Salesforce Automation software utilizing Xorbix resources to allow efficient delivery of sales information to Time Warner Managers and Sales reporting to Time Warner executives.

Village at Manor Park:
Led onshore/offshore development teams to develop a state of the art Disease Management Electronic Healthcare System for Diabetes. The system was developed over 3 years and had 10 million lines of code. The system successfully passed FDA approval process.

GE Medical:
Designed and Developed the MUSE Web Cardiology System.

Code Audit:
Oversaw the development of Healthcare Medical Billing Auditing software utilizing Xorbix resources.

Ioxphere:
Managed large scale development of a commercial online survey software, developed over 2+ years (Ioxphere) which was sold in the USA market between 2001 – 2014 with customers such as Morgan Stanley, Janus Funds, North Western Mutual, Midwest Airline, Rockwell International and Allen Edmonds Shoes.

Mobile Apps:
Managed the development of multiple mobile Apps including Festa Italiana App, Loopideo (www.loopideo.com), MEO Events (www.meoevents.com), Dudeicon (www.dudeicon.com),

JADE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. – Milwaukee, WI

1995 – 1998

Jade Technologies, Inc. provides IT staff Augmentation, Web Development, Hosting and email services.

VICE PRESIDENT OF CONSULTING

Founded the company with 2 other partners. Key responsibilities included growing the IT staff augmentation business. Successfully executed client acquisition strategies, client engagement strategies and added fortune 500 clients to our portfolio. Some of the clients included MGIC, US Bank, Metavante, and McHugh Freeman. The interest in the company was sold to partners to pursue Xorbix Technologies, Inc.

CLIENT WORK

US Bank:
Designed and developed Asset Tracking and Purchase System utilizing VB6 and SQL Server. Additionally, automated data extraction and transformation from Access Database to SQL Server database.

Metavante:
As a Project Manager, managed the development of large scale Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) and BI Reporting platform for Time Tracking and Project Management. One of the first successful data warehousing project developed over a span of 2 years utilizing large scale cross functional teams.

ARI NETWORK SERVICES – Milwaukee, WI

1991 – 1995

SOFTWARE DEVELOPER/PROJECT LEAD

As a software developer and project lead, opportunities were presented to lead majority of the high profile projects and to learn new technologies that were being selected for development of these projects. Highlights of personal achievements are:

  • Developed Software Controller System (C/C++)
  • Led and Developed a commercial Parts Inquiry and Ordering EDI System for equipment industry (C/C++)
  • Developed a commercial Sales Force Automation System (PowerBuilder)
  • Led and Developed the second generation of commercial Parts Inquiry and Ordering EDI System for outdoor power industry (Visual Basic)
  • Developed multiple EDI parsers and software delivery and installations tools (C/C++)

EDUCATION

Milwaukee School of Engineering, WI,
B.S. Computer Science and Engineering

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Corporate Board Member:
Milwaukee School of Engineering

Chairman – Industrial Advisory Committee:
Bio-Molecular Engineering – Milwaukee School of Engineering

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