I can help you with Anything DigITal (Digital + Information Technology = DigITal). As an Independent Consultant, I do not resell any products or services.
I offer a unique blend of knowledge & industry experience
Customer Centric + Accounting/Finance (BBA) + Business (MBA) + Information Technology + Marketing & Sales + Omnichannel (legacy & online) Experience + Program Management.
Academic, Digital Agency, Health Care - Acute Care Hospitals and Behavioral Health, Legal, News Media including Community Newspapers, Not-for-profit, Religious and Retail.
Examples of how I can be of service to you
Sorting through vendor proposals or finding the ideal DigITal solution - from RFP to proposal evaluation and recommendation.
Program/Project Management overseeing the implementation. Being the technical liaison between your team and the vendor.
Act as an interim 'Chief DigITal Officer' or a 'DigITal Director' or a 'Chief Technology Officer'.
Looking to hire DigITal talent? I can help narrow down candidate choices or evaluate your DigITal goals and draft a suitable job description, work with your Human Resources to list the opening on the ideal job portals, work with your HR to interview candidates and recommend 2 to 3 choices. Need to figure out what kind of talent and headcount you need for your organization's DigITal Transformation? I can help.
Executive Coaching on anything related to Technology from how to make the most out of your Android or Apple device to keeping you educated on the emerging trends.
I would like the opportunity to discuss your DigITal needs and evaluate how I can help you or point you in the right direction.
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SUMMARY OF CREDENTIALS
Successfully managed & delivered multiple concurrent complex IT and Digital projects - applications, telecommunications infrastructure including hospital moves & mobile apps.
Customer Centric Approach + Finance/Business (BBA & MBA) + Information Technology with 16 years of Customer facing Consulting experience that involved dealing with CxO to cabling technicians.
Industry experience - Digital Agency, News Media, Health Care (Acute Care Hospitals and Behavioral Health), Academic, Legal & Non-profit.
Revenue Generation mindset keeping future business opportunities on the radar at all times.
Evaluate, attract, coach & motivate multi-disciplinary talent leading through successful transformations.
IT & Digital Consultant Contract, McAllen, TX - current & January 1995 – Apr 2011
Specialized IT consulting practice. Successfully perform a wide variety of functions ranging from PM to CTO. Effectively liaise between non-technical and technical executives and staff.
Network troubleshooting and optimization for physician practice - Dr J Tjimes, McAllen, TX.
Research & setup of educational apps for iPads for children in Ghana – TAL Foundation, Dallas, TX.
PM of site survey for 61 locations for PCI compliance - Rave Motion Pictures, Dallas, TX.
Documentation (MS Project/Visio) of EVMS processes - Raytheon, Dallas, TX.
Project coordination for Information Security Group - PepsiCo, Plano, TX.
LAN, WAN, WiFi, VPN & QuickBooks - Law Offices of Farhad Sethna, Akron, OH.
Win/Mac support, documentation, LAN, WAN, Wi-Fi & VPN - Palm Valley Church, Mission, TX.
Construction Validation Phase - CPMC New Cathedral Hill Hospital, San Francisco, CA – 555 beds & Laguna Honda
Hospital Replacement Program, San Francisco, CA - 780 beds.
CTO, IT Infrastructure PM, Patient Move - George Washington University Hospital, DC - 371 beds, $12m.
IT Infrastructure PM, Patient Move - Doctors Hospital of Laredo, TX - 120 beds, $2m.
CTO, IT Infrastructure PM - McAllen Medical Center & McAllen Heart Hospital, McAllen, TX - 633 beds, $5m.
CTO, IT Infrastructure PM, Patient Move - Edinburg Regional Medical Center, Edinburg, TX - 120 beds, $1.2m.
IT Infrastructure - Northwest Texas Health System, Amarillo, TX.
IT Infrastructure - University of Texas – Pan American, Edinburg, TX.
IT & Digital Project Manager Big Fish Works, Savage, MN - June 2014 - July 2015
$15m legacy & online News Media and Digital Agency serving the Twin City suburbs, Crow River and International Falls.
Recruited by the CEO to lead the company’s Digital transformation for the News Media business and to relaunch the Digital Agency. Spearheaded multi-level, multi-discipline team and met strategy goals on time and within budget.
IT & Digital Project Manager ACM, Irving, TX - April 2011 - May 2014
$70m legacy & online News Media serving Communities in 9 states. Recruited by CIO initially to stabilize and strengthen IT function, and then by the CMO to spearhead the company’s Digital strategy across multiple corporate entities and geographies. Responsible for $7m Digital revenue.