Highly skilled Financial (COSO) and IT Security (CoBIT) internal controls Auditor. ERP systems implementer, software architect and code-reviewer. Top MIS executive at two multinationals, plus European IS Manager at a third (Fortune 200). Consolidated and managed shared services data centres. Technical project leader on fourteen (14) ERP installations, including Oracle and five (5) migrations to SAP and two (2) off of SAP. Award winning software developer, and former Microsoft programmer. Holder of a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree in Finance and Accounting, with five years’ experience as Financial Controller and three years’ experience in Internal Audit within Europe following upon four years on the Board Audit Committee of the largest closely-held, SEC-reporting corporation in the State of Michigan, reporting to the Vice-Chairman of the Board. Bachelor of Science in I T.
Implemented, configured, and maintained six (6) Cisco ASA’s (ACL, IDS)
Installed, configured, and maintained user access to numerous SQL databases & application servers (SharePoint, PRISM G2, Primavera P6, Fusion)
Built, maintained three (3) Microsoft Exchange Email systems using self-signed security certificates
COSO/CObiT Auditor @ various companies in London & Paris (Nov 2004 – May 2007)
Internal controls, IT security, and SOX auditor at former Deloitte consulting arm amongst others, for world’s largest blue chip, publically listed companies. Locations; Île-de-France, Sweden, Greece, Germany, UK, CH
Payment Card Industry (PCI) IT Security expert, Visa/MasterCard, American Express, AMEX, Aldi
Evaluated controls within a broad spectrum of ERP systems (Dynamics-AX, -NAV, BAAN,SAP)
Physical security; intimate detail “from the inside” of both Tyco & Chubb
Worked in a co-sourced environment with the "Big Four" top public accounting firms.
EDI, logistics-tax-treasury consultant @ Alfred Kärcher Inc. (March 2004 – Oct 2004)
Managed these major projects for the client (a large, family owned German company):
Co-programmer of Accounts Receivable electronic banking Direct-Debit collections for Microsoft
Commissioned Naval Officer (February 1982 – June 1988)
Finance, Logistics, and EDP Officer, a member of elite logistics team whose alumni include Roger Staubach and Regis Philbin.
Department Head onboard nuclear submarines,
Top performer in uppermost third of year group (1986).
Selected for regular Navy augmentation and the only officer at command recommended for accelerated promotion.
Turn-around financial expertise: Audited 1st and 2nd best of fourteen, up from last place within two years after taking over the reins.
Holder of the highest computer application programming commendation ever to have been awarded by Naval Undersea Medical Research Laboratory
Recognized “thought leader”
- Computer programming and the testing appearing in "Expert Systems and Decision Support Systems", Data Modelling, use of expert systems in financial markets (chap 7) from world’s premiere eCommerce author, Dr. Efraim Turban.
- Published "Electronic Data Transmission Pathways: Implications for Site Selection", Journal of Real Estate Research, peer-reviewed EDI supply chain logistics for distribution centres, w/ Dr. Waldo Born.
Doctor and, PhD candidate, Management Information Systems, University of Illinois, Urbana
M.B.A., Lumpkin Graduate School of Business at Eastern Illinois University, Charleston