Chief Information Officer with global IT responsibility for the consolidation and collaboration of technology initiatives across multiple international brands. Experienced leader with a proven track record of managing large (135+) domestic and international teams of managerial and technical employees with a focus on strong customer service, organizational efficiency and profitability. Experienced in navigating the mergers & acquisitions process and the outsourcing of computer operations, desk side, help desk and networks.
Strategic Planning Global IT Delivery IT Re-engineering
Financial Analysis & Planning Technology Architecture & Integration Risk Analysis
M&A Integration Organization & Staff Development Project Management
ENPRO INDUSTRIES 2009 Present
EnPro Industries is a $1.2B diversified manufacturer of proprietary engineered products used in critical applications. We are a leader in sealing technologies, metal polymer and filament wound bearings, components and service for reciprocating compressors, diesel and dual-fuel engines and other solutions that meet the needs of industries worldwide. Our commitment to innovation, quality and value has propelled our brands to wide recognition and leading positions in their markets. EnPro operates manufacturing facilities in North and South America, Europe and Asia; we employ more than 5,000 people worldwide, and our products are sold to more than 50,000 customers in over 100 countries across the globe.
" Responsible for a global IT organization of 120 people and a budget of $25 million. Currently, implementing efficiencies and consolidated processes that account for more than $2 million dollars in savings.
" Leading IT strategic and operational planning to achieve goals by fostering innovation, prioritizing IT initiatives, and coordinating the evaluation, deployment, and management of current and future IT systems across a global organization.
" Responsible for multiple ERP implementations across business units including SAP, Oracle and Epicor.
" Responsible for developing and maintaining an appropriate IT organizational structure that supports the needs of the business and establishing IT departmental goals, objectives, and operating procedures across brands.
" Identifying opportunities for the appropriate and cost-effective investment of financial resources in IT systems and resources, including staffing, sourcing, purchasing, and in-house development.
" Communicating risks associated with IT investments.
" Developing, tracking, and controlling the information technology annual operating and capital budgets.
" Developing business case justifications and cost/benefit analyses for IT spending and initiatives.
" Assessing and making recommendations on the improvement or re-engineering of the IT organization.
Atlanta, GA 2004 2009
Vice President and Chief Information Officer
BlueLinx Holdings Inc., operating through its wholly owned subsidiary BlueLinx Corporation, is a leading distributor of building products in North America. Employing over 5,700 people, BlueLinx offers greater than 10,000 products from over 750 suppliers to service approximately 11,500 customers nationwide, including dealers, industrial manufacturers, manufactured housing producers and home improvement retailers.
" Lead a department of 75+ employees managing all IT functions including computer operations, application development, policies/procedures/controls, analysis and $20m annual budget. Construct systems aligning with business for competitive advantage.
" Managed the transition of the Georgia Pacific Building Products Distribution Division divestiture creating a new BlueLinx IT organization which included infrastructure, applications, E-Commerce and support of all functions.
" Created the policies, procedures and controls including Sarbanes Oxley compliance and IT security - cutting operating cost by 20%.
" Managed the IT organization to a cost model the corporation required and removing $3m annual cost and improved productivity year after year.
" Completed several strategic business projects, improving systems operation and features to enable the business to execute on the business strategy.
" Implemented JDA Inventory Demand Forecasting, project is expected to deliver business benefit of $65mm over 5 years.
" Implementation of Infors Financial Reporting improving reporting capabilities while improving monthly close processing time by 60%.
" Successfully integrated two acquired companies, with very diverse business processes from BlueLinx, resulting in a single system companywide reducing budget by 5% while creating operation efficiencies.
" Selected outsource of data center, desk side, help desk and networks with the intent to save 15 - 20% IT operating cost.
GEORGIA PACIFIC 1989 -2004
Director, Distribution Division IT
Georgia-Pacific LLC is an American pulp and paper company based in Atlanta, Georgia, and is one of the world's leading manufacturers and distributors of tissue, pulp, paper, toilet and paper towel dispensers, packaging, building products and related chemicals. The company employs more than 40,000 people at more than 300 locations in North America, South America and Europe. It is an independently operated and managed company of Koch Industries.
" Managed development and support of all applications ranging from Order Management, Accounting, Reporting
" Directed all IT groups in Building Products Division, 2002 2004
o Senior Manager Customer Facing Applications, 2002
o Senior Manager Application Support, 1998 2001
o Manager Application Support, 1997 1998
o Lead Analyst, 1996 1997
Atlanta, GA 1989 1996
" Provided IBM AS/400 and System 36 consulting services to various clients: Georgia-Pacific, Hitachi LTD, Gold Kist, and Better Brands
Atlanta, GA 1986 1989
Business Unit President, Atlanta Region
" Managed the sales, service and maintenance of IBM and third party hardware for the Atlanta market
New Orleans, LA 1984 1986
" Provided IBM AS/400 and System 36 consulting services to various clients: Groetsch Grocery Wholesales, Rodan, New Orleans Cold Storage
L.A. FREY & SONS
New Orleans, LA 1976 1984
" Various manufacturing responsibilities and implemented IBM System 34
EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT & ASSOCIATIONS
University of Southwest Louisiana
MITManaging the Human Side of Technology
UCLA Anderson Business SchoolManaging IT
Dale CarnegieHuman Relations
Techlinks Georgia CIO of the Quarter 2008