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Name Christopher
Phone 312-296-0906
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions Dir IT Infrastructure/Ops
Uline Shipping Supplies
Pleasant Prairie, WI
(B2B, Catalog )

Dir IT Infrastructure/Ops
CCC Information Services
Chicago, IL
(Insurance SaaS)

Sr. Mgr Infrastructure/Op
Discover Financial
Riverwoods, IL
(Financial)

Key Accomplishments Created data center world class operation. Engineered and upgraded servers, VMWare (Vsphere 6.0), storage (EMC), desktops, network (Cisco, F5, Checkpoint, Citrix), telephony (Avaya).

Program managed many projects - building construction, data room buildouts, network upgrades, VMWare upgrades, telephony upgrades. Managed professional staff performing that work. Performed performance reviews, hired and fired.

Managed the creation of processes and procedures for te data center, for change management, for incident handling and control, for release management. Performed audits of mentioned processes ensuring compliance.

Managed disaster recovery exercises. Managed and prepared documentation surrounding DR exercises. Also, focused on Business Continuity ensuring the business would sustain business interrupting events. Tested regularly.
Education / Skills MBA, Depaul University BS, Mathematics and Computer Science Telecommunications, DePaul University
PMP, ITILv3 Foundations, DCCA, A+, Net+, Security+ - current CCNA, MCSE - expired
Knowledge of PC, mid-range, mainframe, networks, telephony, WAN/LAN/wireless, program management.


Name Chuck
Phone
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $175K +
State Tennessee
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions Director
Alcatel-Lucent
Lisle, IL
(Network Integration)

Director
Lucent Technologies
Lisle, IL
(Mobility Services)

Vice President
Taiwan Telecommunication
Taipei, Taiwan
(Telecomm Services)

Key Accomplishments Responsible for Alcatel-Lucentís North American Wireless Service Practice, a $120M business. This includes P&L responsibility, along with presale and bid and proposal support.

Led a team of 110 engineers/professionals with a budget of $18M responsible for supporting the growth and delivery of Alcatel-Lucentís Global Network Integration Business for mobility and next generation networks.

Established a global delivery center in India in support of Lucentís global Professional Services business with cost savings in excess of $4M.

Led technical delivery of a $400M mobility network in India and a $450M network in China, exceeding operational objectives for cost, speed and quality.
Education / Skills BA Chemical Engineering, Virginia Tech MBA, Loyola College
Accomplished, results oriented leader w/global experience in developing new markets and exceeding operational objectives
Extensive international experience in joint venture negotiation, business/market development, sales, & cust. service.
Proven ability to manage large teams and develop globally diverse work forces.

Name Confidential
Phone 630-202-2558
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions Director, Implementation
Telecom Transport Management, Inc.
Chicago, IL
(Wireless Network Services)

General Manager
NEAT Wireless, LLC
Chicago, IL
(Wireless Phone Services)

Dir., Business Operations
US Celluar / PrimeCo Personal Communications
Chicago, IL
(Wirelss Phone Services)

Key Accomplishments Acquired, rebranded and was General Manager of a Wireless Phone Company with 38,000 subscribers and $25M in annual service revenues. Managed the aggressive transition of marketing, sales, finance and network support functions in a 6 month period.

Launched a microwave data network company serving the wireless phone industry. Developed the start-up business plan, negotiated agreements with key vendors, marketed services with carrier clients and designed and built the initial trial network.

Reengineered wireless handset purchasing, inventory & logistics in conjunction with move from a centralized corporate organization to a stand-alone regional operation. Streamlined handset repair & exchange processes realizing annual 15% cost savings

Managed the replacement of all cell site network equipment for an operating wireless phone network serving customers. Project affected over 500 cell sites in a seven-month period and was accomplished under budget with minimal network disruptions.
Education / Skills The University of California, Berkeley - Master of Engineering degree in Structural Engineering
The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor - Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering
Illinois: Licensed Structural Engineer & Licensed Professional Engineer, NY: Licensed Professional Engineer
A dynamic leader with over 18 years of project and business management experience that can learn & adapt quickly.

Name Joe
Phone 773-807-2112
Email Click here to email me!
Salary Negotiable
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? Yes
Recent Positions Director of IT
Del Medical, Inc.
Bloomingdale, IL
(Digital Imaging/Manufact.)

Director of IT
IBM Global Services
Chicago, IL
(Information Technology)

Director Information Tech
Initiate Systems, Inc.
Chicago, IL 60606
(Healthcare MDM/IT)

Key Accomplishments Cultured IT Director managing infrastructure, LAN/WAN and all IT operations globally. Presided over several committees, developed budgets, policies and procedures along with business continuity planning and full network management for all of IT.

Adeptly communicate from "C" level through first line support and customer. Mentor, coach and build high performance teams leveraging past experiences. Participate hands-on with technical projects.

Managed Microsoft SharePoint 2007 (MOSS) rollout creating central repository and lading pages for departments. Migrated network production into virtual machines (VMware) reducing network footprint.

IT lead for company acquisitions and data center migrations. Conducted security audits with remediation for compliance and cost saving measures. Liaison and negotiator for IT vendor, customer and contractual issues assuring SLAís are met.
Education / Skills MBA - Keller University - Chicago, IL Certificate: Network and Management Communications
Bachelor of Science Business Administration & Computer Science Northeastern Illinois University
Associates of Science Triton Jr. College
IT rep. for "C" level cross functional committees; Steering & Technology, Facility Planning and Vendor Selecti

Name Michael
Phone 815-529-0679
Email Click here to email me!
Salary $175K +
State Illinois
Willing to Relocation? No
Recent Positions CFO
Encore Repair Services, LLC
Dundee, IL
(Cellular Phone Refurbishe)

CFO
ECI, LLC
Elon, NC
(Industrial Manufacturing)

CFO
General Kinematics
Crystal Lake, IL
(Industrial Manufacturing)

Key Accomplishments Have over twenty five years of diversified corporate, subsidiary and division experience. Held Senior Vice-President, CFO & COO role for a privately-held international custom equipment manufacturer and distributor, CFO & Pres. for int'l manufacturer

Implemented S & OP process as well as completely upgraded financial reporting, established new KPIs and developed entirely new Asian sourcing in highly competitive space. Have also had to completely revamp HR, sourcing and financial teams.

Recently sold at high multiple to another PE firm and was key member of team selling and participating in extensive diligence in a highly intense and competitive process. Also assisted in the diligence, closing and subsequent integration of bolt on.

Led and assisted in rollout of goal deployment, the strategic plan and the creation of a financial and operational dashboard geared to providing line of sight for Company management between strategic initiatives and overall financial plan.
Education / Skills Northern Illinois University MBA
Loyola University Bachelor's



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