An experienced facilities manager with extensive background in technology, project management and infrastructure operations, in both large and small corporate environments. Works with enthusiasm to motivate coworkers and staff and promote the growth of the organization.
Meyer and Associates Chatham, NJ Project Manager
Oversaw IT and facilities projects. Established and managed project guidelines and budgets.
Reviewed and revised administrative policies and procedures. Controlled vendor and service contracts, renegotiated when appropriate.
Contributed to development and implementation of business continuation plan.
Managed building renovation project. Designed modular furniture installation.
Greenberg & Rapp Financial Group, Inc., E. Hanover, NJ Chief Operating Officer
Oversaw all aspects of operations and administration, including AP/AR/GL, IT, facilities
Performed thorough reorganization of all bookkeeping processes and records.
Established comprehensive income / expense record for each partner.
Developed overall budget process for firms operating expenses. Reduced costs 10-30% in technology and supply vendor costs.
Revamped IS network, server infrastructure and voice and data support structures and service level agreements.
Supervised administrative support staff and all vendor services.
Participated in establishing additional entity housed in NYC; set up office machine leases and service contracts.
2006 to 2007
Geller Group Ltd., New York, NY Director of Operations
Facilities management, production, inventory, mailroom, shipping and receiving.
Managed build out project of nearly 30,000 ft of raw space with architects and contractors, including data/telecom/security control center.
Managed daily infrastructure operations; HVAC, data, security and telecom systems, cleaning services and all furnishing and general supply sourcing
Monitored and controlled costs through vendor selection and contract negotiation.
Implemented policies and procedures for administrative support functions.
Developed and managed projects to improve productivity and functionality of recordkeeping, print and copy facilities.
oEstablished cell phone program with T-Mobile utilizing Business Share Plan and saved the firm 50% in wireless costs.
oReduced paper cost >50% through improved procurement channels.
oReduced shipping costs by negotiating National Account status with UPS.
oAcquired contracts for all facilities and maintenance services.
oIncorporated scan to file, email and fax functions with newer technologies.
oCut MRC by 35-40% and NRC 20-25% through negotiation of contract with new voice and data service provider.
2001 to 2006
Consulting IT Services
Provided IT consulting services on a case project basis.
oLotus Notes administration contract at McKinsey and Co., NY, NY. Developed additional skills in Change Management, Help Desk Management and Project Management.
oManaged an AS/400 sys admin project for LVMH, Edison, NJ. Set up batch job scheduler, reducing task repetition in half.
2000 to 2001
Donna Karan Company, New York, NY IS Operations Manager
Led the implementation and rollout of Lotus Notes R5 to 1600 users, company wide, in eight months.
Primary administrator for Lotus Notes Mail and Calendar applications.
Responsible for overall operations and maintenance of seven, worldwide AS/400 systems.
Oversaw preparations for installs and upgrades.
Acted as interface between operations, programming and systems support groups.
Coordinated daily routines and checklists of operations staff of six.
Regularly reviewed policies and procedures of IT and facilities staff. Made changes as needed to improve routines.
Supervised daily tasks and training of the operations staff. Reduced workload of 30 minutes per shift through deletion of obsolete tasks.
Monitored data center UPS/PDU and HVAC systems.
Revamped supplies and consumables inventory controls saving $1500-2000 per quarter and gained back 1000 square feet of warehouse space.
1999 to 2000
Mantero of America, New York, NY Director of Operations
Moved the company from 100% paper based record keeping system to fully integrated AS/400 based system in six months.
Planned, obtained and implemented telecom system solution.
Established and maintained all technology functions. Design small data / telecom room.
Managed project to design, layout and move to new premises.
Supervised all warehouse functions; shipping, receiving, importing, exporting, inventory control and distribution.
Negotiated vendor selection and contracts.
Eliminated all forwarding costs through use of direct distribution.
Reduced procurement costs nearly 15% by establishing a PO system.
Served as primary contact with overseas production facilities.
1991 through 1999
IBM Customer and Systems Engineer Banking and Insurance Industry support.
Automotive aftermarket performance product sales.
Staff member and Chief Instructor for PDA, NASA / NE.
Education: University of Miami - B.A. Psychology
Graduate business classes Pace University, New York, NY
Additional course work and training covering mechanical engineering and IS disciplines.
Community Leadership: 2002 to 2008 - Vice President - Berwyck Chase Homeowners Assoc.
Additional Activity: Chief Instructor for National Auto Sport Association Northeast Region