Experience

September, 2019 – PRESENT
State of Maine        Augusta, Maine

Security Operations Manager

Responsible for all aspects of managing the Security Operations Center for a large Enterprise environment.

Responsible for directing the activities of security personnel to ensure protection of the State of Maine’s physical assets, properties, and resources.

Develop and enforce security protocols, policies, and procedures necessary for safeguarding lives and property

Keep track of incidents in order to evaluate them and recommend a course of action

Develop and manage the processes for securing classified and sensitive information

Prepare and present reports of incidents and ways to limit reoccurrence

Liaise with public law enforcement agencies and fire department

Oversee the planning and coordination of security operations during high-risk events

2014 – 2019
State of Maine        Augusta, Maine

Enterprise Security Architect

Responsible for consulting the Enterprise on all matters of cyber-security. Also responsible for designing security structures to thwart malware and hacker intrusions to the organization’s computer systems.

A resource to all projects and agencies, consulting to ensure that sensitive data and systems are secure to the highest level of assurance.

Multiple top-level cyber-security certifications including CISSP (Certified Informations Systems Security Professional), ISSAP (Information Systems Security Architecture Professional), and CCSP (Certified Cloud Security Professional), as well as several others you can review below or on my Certifications page.

Familiar with various standards including FIPS, PCI-DSS, HIPPA and others.

2010 – 2011
State of Maine            Augusta, Maine

Certified Technical Trainer

Responsible for conducting all in-house technical training for staff of the Office of Information Technology..

Responsible for planning and executing training curriculum to facilitate certification and technical competencies..

Responsible for assessing the technical training needs of all divisions within the Office of Information Technology..Responsible for development of training plans and curriculum consistent with the goals of the Office of Information Technology..

2005 – 2013
State of Maine            Augusta, Maine

Enterprise Active Directory
Forest Administrator

Responsible for monitoring and maintaining the Windows 2003 Active Directory Forest environment for a large, enterprise WAN.

Responsible for planning and executing improvements to the environment in the areas of security, reliability, and survivability.

Responsible for all configuration and maintenance for all Domain Controllers in the Active Directory forest.

Chairman of the Active Directory Architecture & Infrastructure Committee.

2002 – 2014
State of Maine           Augusta, Maine

Enterprise DNS & DHCP Administrator

Managed an Enterprise Nortel NetID DNS/DHCP Environment

Planned and executed as Technical Lead a major re-design and migration to Infoblox system for delivery of DNS and DHCP services to the Enterprise.

Increased reliability and stability of DNS/DHCP system while cutting costs for delivery of theses services.

Planned and executed an Enterprise wide conversion from fixed IP addressing to dynamic DHCP addressing.

1998–2002
State of Maine          Augusta, Maine

Information Systems Support Specialist

Sole technical support person for Office of the Governor, served as technical liaison between the Governor and the Executive branch.

Appointed to serve on the Governor’s Distance Learning Initiative Committee

Project Manager for Enterprise Peregrine Systems deployment

Education 1985 –1990
University of Maine    Orono, Maine

  • Associates Degree in Liberal Arts
  • Bachelors Degree in Psychology
Certifications
  • Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP)
  • Information Systems Security Architecture Professional (CISSP-ISSAP)
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA)
  • Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
  • Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
  • Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT)
  • CompTIA Technical Trainer Plus (CTT+)
  • Certified Citrix Administrator (CCA)
National
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