V. W.

Chief Information Officer

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Experience: 20 Years
Location: Washington, DC

Overview

Strategic executive with public/private sector C-level success in enterprise level planning, capacity/cost projections, IT governance, and complex business solution designs, including cloud based hosting. Logical thinker and strong communicator noted for transforming IT organizations with support to disparate organizations. Quality-driven leader with proven expertise to drive business development, project delivery and retention to customer and partner-focused success.

Experience

Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC), Laurel, MD
Chief Information Officer (CIO) 2017 – Present

Selected to provide the requisite leadership to transform the management of business technology capabilities and transformative services to support the Commission’s operations by ensuring that service delivery is in full alignment with the General Manager and Commissioners’ strategic goals and objectives.
Prince George’s County Government, Largo, MD
Chief Information Officer (CIO) 2012 – 2017
Chief Technology Officer 2010 – 2012

Selected to drive strategic vision as administration cabinet member and trusted collaborator; produce strategies to improve agency and branch service levels, maximize ROI, and control costs. Direct Infrastructure, Telecom, Service Desk, GIS, training, and project management for 6,000+ internal users and almost 900,000 County residents. Manage 16 direct reports and 100+ staff.
Cherry Road Government Technologies (CRGT) Inc., Mclean, VA 2008 - 2010
Sr. Program Manager
Served as technical and strategic lead for implementation of new initiatives that included the re-engineering of business processes for various clients and the creation of enterprise level programs that supported strategic goals and initiatives. Provided technical sales delivery for business development pursuits. Managed multiple onsite client delivery teams.
Integration Technologies Group (ITG), Falls Church, VA 2007-2008
Client Executive
Managed the successful deployment of multiple technologies for long term client initiatives for private and public sector clients. Participated as key stakeholder on internal, strategic business process re-engineering activities. Provided technical expertise for business development pursuits. Managed onsite client delivery teams.
Hillary Clinton Political Action Committee, Washington, DC 2006-2007
Director of Information Technology
Spearheaded Hillary Clinton’s internal and external technical strategies during Senate Re-election campaign and prepared technical infrastructure and related strategy for 2008 Presidential campaign. Managed a team of three internal technicians, more than a dozen external consultants and a nationwide network of volunteers and field offices.
Electronic Data Systems (EDS), Herndon, VA 2004-2006
Chief Technology Officer
Promoted from management role to IT leader in order to oversee all IT functions for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF). Retained long term client business as early adopter of new technologies that addressed potential gaps. Supervised 31 staff, including management/supervisors and contractors.
Digex/WorldCom, Laurel, MD 2000-2004
Senior Systems Engineer
Pioneered engineering solutions, including integrated IT featuring best-of-breed technology for enterprise-level clients. Maintained subject matter expertise with two system engineering outlay teams, for expansive product teams. Technical lead for team of eight systems engineers.
Academy for Educational Dev. (AED), Washington, DC 1999-2000
Operations & Technical Coordinator
Hired to bring expertise within overlay group of solution focused engineers and technical staff. Engineered technologies aligned with contract terms and SLAs based on task order requirements. Designed solutions to mitigate identified vulnerabilities. Technical lead for internal/external team.

Agencies I've Worked For

US Department of Energy
US Department of Transportation
Administrative Office of US Courts
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives

Education / Qualifications

B.S., Business Administration, Marketing, University of Maryland College Park ITIL v3 PractitionerProject Management Professional (PMP) Certified

Skills

Change ManagementInformation Architecture
Organizational DevelopmentProject management
Strategic planning

Awards

dig IT Award for Open Data … 2016National Association of Counties (NACo) Achievement Award … 2015StateScoop 50 – State Leadership Award … 2014Top 20 Innovative Midmarket CIO … 2014Who’s Who in Prince George’s … 2013Technology Council of Maryland (TCM) CIO of the Year … 2013

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