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Director - Government Operations
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Data Mountain Solutions, Inc.
IT Professional with over 40 years experience in federal government and private sector telecommunications.
Experience & Career Highlights
Verizon Federal Inc.
Senior Network Engineer / Project Manager - United States Department of Defense – Pentagon Renovation Command Communication Survivability Program (CCSP).
Managed a high performance Network Integrated Project Team that installed data & optical devices; designed, configured, and tested Layer 2 and Layer 3 solutions; migrated DoD users to a new highly survivable Architecture in Pentagon
Lockheed Martin/AT&T Government Solutions
Proposal Manager for FAA FTI requirements for Network Management & Operations and Integrated Business System (NM&O/IBS)
Authored Transition Plan “Last Mile” and Cutover Sections.
Hosted FTI Evaluation Team NM&O Capabilities Assessment at AT&T Labs.
AT&T Government Solutions
Program Manager for FTS2000 to FTS2001 transition
Established SPOC to interface AT&T, MCIW, and Sprint internal Customer Care processes.
Managed/negotiated (8) GSA-initiated modifications to FTS2000 Extension Contract for phase in/out activities between AT&T and FTS2001 vendors
General Services Administration
GSA Technical Services Branch Chief for FTS2000, a 10-year, $25B, IDIQ contract awarded to AT&T and Sprint in 1988; largest non-weapons procurement in federal government history and world's largest private telecommunications system.
Provided voice, data, and video services to 1.3 million government users in 130 departments and agencies in CONUS, OCONUS, and international locations.
Led GSA transition activities to move Department of Treasury from Sprint to AT&T on FTS2000 in 1996
Technical Services Branch added more than 50 service enhancement modifications valued at $1B to the FTS2000 Contract
Primary FTS2000 customer liaison for DOD…largest FTS2000 user group
AT&T National Service Manager for Maryland State Government and USAir
Ensured implementation, operation, and satisfactory performance of all AT&T products/services.
Analyzed service performance, identified problem areas, and developed specific service improvement action plans.
Southern Bell Telephone & Telegraph
Outside Plant Engineer-Lightwave Communications
Engineered/implemented first Southern Bell Fiber Optic Subscriber Loop Carrier projects in Orlando, FL. to support Martin Marietta Pershing Missile Project
Negotiated rights-of-way and easement contracts with developers, state and county governments.
Issued construction drawings, ordered materials and coordinated successful completion of the projects.
AT&T Long Lines
• Provisioned/maintained private line voice and data services for White House Communications Agency, DOD Autovon Network, and other secure data networks.
• Provisioned and maintained presidential “trip circuits” and alternate White House locations; coordinating with DOD, in-country, and int’l telecommunications providers (PTTs).
• Provisioned & maintained first wideband air-ground presidential data service.
• Operated microwave radio, video, coaxial carrier, and broadband restoration systems.
• Held Top Secret Security Clearance (SSBI) & 1st class FCC Radiotelephone License
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Queens College, LI, NY
Capital College, Laurel MD
Bell System Management, Engineering, Technical Training - 2300 Hrs Formal Certified
OPM Management Training
GSA Management & Technical Training
!st Class FCC Radiotelephone License
US Gov TS (SSBI) Clearance
Represented GSA on Federal Networking Council
Provided technical leadership to multiple Vice President Gore's Nat’l Performance Review initiatives and reinvention labs, i.e., Fed Wireless Initiative and Future Search Conferences.
GSA Champion with NPR Lawrence Livermore Labs for Satellite/IP Based Distance Learning Solution for Nat’l Reinvention Lab (Acquisition Reform Net).
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