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Resume Number : 50002
Category : Information Technology
Desired Position : director of user research and testing
Education :
Skills :
 IT Infrastructure Design & Implementation5 Yr
 Business Linkage Planning 4 Yr
 Strategic Technology & Operational Planning 5 Yr
 Global IT Delivery & Data Center Operations 5 Yr
Tax Terms: Contract Corp-to-Corp
Location : New York, New York
Current Salary : Up to $150K
Experience : 10-20 Yr
Date : 09-03-13
Info :


Senior Information Technology & Operations Executive – CIO Managing Director – Financial Services

Executive Leadership - Consolidations & Integrations – Process Improvement - Cost Savings

Improving Delivery Performance & Business Development

Expert in the design and delivery of cost-effective, high-performance technology and operating solutions to support

rapid growth, streamline technology organizations, improve processes, and reduce operating expenses.

Career Highlights

„  25-year career with the Bank of New York, advancing through a series of promotions and culminating in elevation to Vice President of Information Technology/Business Unit CIO.

„  Provide cross-functional executive leadership as Chief Information Officer and Managing Director for CREMAC Asset Management, a boutique investment firm with more than $2 billion in assets under management.

Business Leadership

„ Strategic Technology & Operational Planning

„ Business Linkage Planning

„ Global IT Delivery & Data Center Operations

„ Capital Planning & Investment Control

„ IT Infrastructure Design & Implementation

„ Global Voice/Data Telecommunications

„ Emerging Technologies

„ Technology Architecture & Integration

„ Organization Building & Leadership

„ Large-Scale Budget Management ($20 million)

„ Strategic Alliances/Vendor Management

Executive Leadership: Partner with executive team and business unit leaders to support organizational requirements and align technology to short- and long-term goals.

Organization Building: Effective at building culturally diverse, team-centered operating units to provide internal client focus.

Solutions & Innovation: Led initiatives, created solutions, spearheaded applications development, and architected pivotal operating strategies that eliminated redundancies, reduced manpower, and generated millions in savings.

Project Management: Excel in all phases of the project life cycle, from feasibility analysis and conceptual design through implementation and enhancement.


Professional History

CREMAC ASSET MANAGEMENt, New York, NY   |   2009 – Present


Resource Planning - Technology & Operations Management

Reporting to the President/CEO, plan and direct all technology resource planning, budgeting, and operational initiatives for this $2 billion boutique asset management company with 140+ employees. Charged with autonomous decision-making authority for all IT development and expansion issues, with primary focus on IT organization design, voice and data communications, system integration, emerging technologies, enterprise architectures, data center operations, strategic alliances, and data security.





Professional History


„  Executive Leadership: Collaborate with the CEO to plan and implement technology and operational solutions to resolve immediate issues and support projected requirements. Manage 40 direct and indirect professionals in New York, California, and Arizona; develop and manage $5.4 million operating/capital budget.

„  Information Technology: Led a series of upgrades and application enhancements, including replacement of legacy systems, hardware, and software and implementation of a new LAN/WAN technology, completing all technology projects on time and under budget.

       –      Consolidated application platforms that eliminated redundancies and reduced expenses $585,000.

        –      Overhauled the corporate information system and deployed a new CRM system that services customers throughout entire life cycle with the company. Project returned its initial investment in 9 months and saves $2.1 million annually.

„  Governance: Streamlined the IT governance process, reducing project costs $1.2 million by tighter budget control and prioritizing or eliminating unjustified and unreported projects; created a centralized IT group to control all related IT functions.

„  Vendor Management: Standardized the IT Vendor Management process with annual savings of approximately $980,000.

„  Process Improvement: Re-engineered the existing asset inventory management process and implemented bar-coding technology that saved more than 50% (approximately $625,000) of previous manpower requirements.

BANK OF NEW YORK, New York, NY   |   1986 – 2009


$58.9M Budget - 5 Geographically Dispersed Data Centers - 800 Employees with 5 VP Direct Reports

25+ year career providing leadership and strategy that supported organizational operations and growth. Formulated all domestic IT strategies with accountability for application development and modification of applications used by BNY business units across multiple locations. Collaborated with sales, customer service, finance, and external clients to define system requirements and develop appropriate business solutions that met short- and long-term objectives.

„  Executive Leadership: Key member of the bank’s Capital Allocations Committee which was responsible for all IT enhancements, upgrades and new initiatives/innovations.

„  Industry Recognition: Raised bank's image exchange platform to over 98% for both incoming and outgoing exchanges, gaining industry recognition both individually and for the bank.

„  Strategic Planning: Provided executive leadership, effectively providing current technology knowledge and a future vision for infrastructure technology, systems, and best practices.

„  Talent Management: Identified weaknesses in technical skill sets and instituted a number of employee development programs that increased staff retention by nearly 75% and saved an estimated $285,000 annually in recruiting and training costs.

„  Technology Leadership/Selected Projects: Partnered closely with other IT and business unit leaders to optimize IT service design, delivery, and support while achieving cost efficiencies.

–    Data Center Consolidation: Reduced expenses $28.3 million by consolidating five centers into two fully functional operating units with no loss of productivity.

–    Encoding Center: Rationalized seven encoding centers down to two; saved $2.3 million annually by building a state-of-the-art Internet Data Center to host the new flagship product.

–    Business Systems: Built fully integrated critical systems that encompassed six major application suites for 5,500 employees at 6 sites within 10 months, saving more than $17 million in annual transition fees.







Professional History

BANK OF NEW YORK continued

    Imaging: Led project and created a searchable database of retired inventory and customer records, saving an average of $785,000 through easier access to customer histories and more accurate percentage discounting.

–    Risk Management/Security: Established a business recovery team to address the corporate-wide need for a fully operational backup facility located 50 plus miles from NYC. Managed business continuity and recovery of company's information systems, including needs analysis, design, planning, implementation, and documentation.

„  Merger Integration: Represented IT division for post-merger integration of BNY and Irving Trust suite of applications. Reduced staffing 38% by identifying and eliminating job redundancies.

„  Product Development: Partnered with the Product Development Group and introduced new software development technologies and processes that led to ImageMark, the company’s flagship product. Key driver and contributor in the selection, design, installation, and growth of the Remote Deposit Capture (RCD) product as an industry leader with significant new revenue.


Additional Experience: mastercard international, Vice President, IT; AIG, IT Senior Manager