As a prior IT Director and the current Chief Technology Officer with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) branch of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), I have over 10 years of success delivering innovation, quality, and sustainability. I carry extensive knowledge of Program and Project Management and continually achieve measurable results by concentrating on 3 pillars of teamwork: Collaboration, Communication, and Documentation. My areas of expertise include: » Emerging Technologies » Website Deployment » Customer Relationship Management » IT Strategy » Systems Engineering » Solutions Architecture » Quality Assurance » Contract Administration I have an M.S. in Information Systems Technology & Management Information Systems, and a B.S. in Management Information Systems. I am an Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) v2 Practitioner, a SNIA Certified Storage Professional, and have achieved Level 2 of the Contracting Officer Representative Course. I have a current Public Trust Clearance and have previously held Top Secret and Secret Clearances. I have been recognized as a Rising Star by Federal Computer week and have earned multiple awards for exceptional service and dedication, and meeting and exceeding organization goals. My technology profile includes: NetApp, CMMI, SDLC, ITIL, TCP/IP Network Design, OSI Model, Google Analytics, Mac OS X, Windows, Microsoft Office Suite, and Adobe Acrobat. I consider myself to be an enthusiastic leader with a proven track record of successfully transforming stagnant systems and streamlining operations. I maintain an open-door policy with my staff and team members and believe one of the best approaches to success is to have a sense of humor while working collaboratively towards a common goal. I believe these traits, coupled with my astute strategic judgment, have not only served my employers well throughout the years, but have also cultivated my strong drive to make a difference.