Work History

Work Experience:

Nikola Motor Company | Lead IT Professional | September 2018 – Present

  • Manage the Enterprise Network
  • Design and Manage Desktop / PC images
  • Provide first line support for all Nikola Motor Employees
  • Collaborate with each Department to provide the best support
  • Procure optimal devices for each department to accomplish their respective jobs
  • Provide sound direction on all technology needs

BVA INC | Senior System Architect | March 2018 – September 2018

  • Take ownership of design development and implementation of client projects 
  • Work with client executive team members, decision makers, and stakeholders to define business requirements and systems goals, and to identify and resolve business systems issues 
  • Collaborate with client network staff (as applicable) to ensure smooth and reliable operation of software and systems for fulfilling business objectives and processes 
  • Develop Statements of Work and project proposals with internal President and sales team 
  • Gauge the effectiveness and efficiency of existing client systems to develop and implement strategies for improvement 
  • Integrate servers, including database, e-mail, print, and backup servers and their associated software into enterprise systems. 
  • Maintain multiple secure network environments and infrastructure solutions for all clients 
  • Create and maintain documentation as it relates to system configuration, mapping, processes and service records 
  • Address issues with client accounts in a timely and professional manner 
  • Drive firm technology to new areas (test and vet) 
  • Interact with clients and employees in a courteous, business-like manner Senior System Project Engineer 2 
  • Mentor and advise/assign System Support Engineers as needed with regard to client issues 
  • Serve as an escalation resource to Support Engineers to resolve high level ticket/issues  
  • Architect, Build, and Implement new VMWare infrastructures for new and existing clients 
  • Install and Maintain Dell AppAssure (Quest) Backup solution

Barrett-Jackson | Systems Engineer | July 2017- March 2018

  • Design and Implement Network configurations to provide security at HQ and Auctions
  • Configure and monitor networking, servers, PC, and Wireless Networks for Auctions
  • Setup and Design Auction equipment and infrastructure for 4 auctions yearly
  • Guide and Mentor IT Staff to provide expert knowledge of Network
  • Manage all properties owned and operated by Barrett-Jackson
  • Install and design wireless network for Auctions to include networks during Live Auctions
  • Create Auction networks to secure Live feeds for stage crew to provide a seamless handoff and provide fast internet

itSynergy | Net Admin | February 2017- Present

  • Create a dynamic alignment between the customer and the companies technology solutions to create a standard for security and use.
  • Help with HelpDesk when issues arise
  • Meet with customers to discuss alignment

CompuPartners | Computer Network Engineer | June 2016 – January 2017

  • Provide direct support for enterprise companies throughout the Phx Valley
  • Design and Implement new technologies and network design
  • Meet with customers to plan and design technologies to provide optimal support
  • Troubleshoot and fix all computer issues within each companies network design.

Military Assistance Mission | Director of Operations | March 2016 – June 2016

  • In charge of day to day operations
  • Website design
  • Support for our Active Duty Service Members

Concerned Veterans for America | Phoenix Local Volunteer | October 2014 – January 2016

  • Grassroots Volunteer

Southwest Turbine Inc. | Information Technology Manager / Safety Officer (OSHA) | May 2014-April 2016

  • In charge of Day to Day Computer and Networking to include Servers, Website, Computers, CAD Machines, and Engineering Computers

Phreedom Technologies | Level II Systems Administrator  | November 2013-May 2014

  • Systems Administrator for several medium sized businesses
  • Provided onsite services
  • Developed and designed MSP Backup system

Arizona Grand Resort & Spa | General Information Technology Manager | September 2012-November 2013

  • Managed 4 technicians on a daily basis
  • Managed the setup, design and maintenance of Arizona Grand Resort, Laguna Beach Resort, and LaPlaya Carmel Resort
  • Manged day to day network activities and installation of Conference room equipment

Nothing But Net | Server Administrator | June 2012-September 2012

  • Worked as a Server Build Tech

Wydebeam Broadband | Director of Technology / Operations Director | October 2011-June 2012

  • Directed the build and design of Wireless Internet Service to 3000+ rural customers
  • Maintained networking equipment exceeding $1 million in cost
  • Served as the Operations Director and managed 3 techs and 1 office personnel

Radiant Church | Information Technology Specialist | September 2009-October 2011

  • Worked as an entry level IT Specialist
  • Engaged in day to day network, cable, server, PC, Check in, and digital design equipment
  • Provided support for weekend programs and ministries
  • Engaged with Ministry Directors to provide technology support and future technology design
  • Volunteered on the weekends in Youth and Children’s Ministry
  • Youth Camp Leader
  • Internship for Youth Pastor completed 2011

U.S. Army | 69th Signal Company | Senior Cable Systems Installer/Maintainer | December 2006-January 2007

  • Senior management of 7 in telecommunication for base operations

U.S. Army | 69th Signal Company | Cable System Team Chief | January 2007-September 2009

U.S. Army | 57th Signal Company | S1 Operations Sergeant | July 2006-December 2006

  • Worked as the S1 Operations Sergeant for the newly designed 57th Signal Company
  • Handled all employee request for change in paperwork

U.S. Army | 98th Command | Regional Better Opportunities for Single Solider President | May 2006-December 2006

U.S. Army | 57th Signal Company | Company Training Non-Commissioned Officer | April 2006-July 2006

U.S. Army | 121st Signal Battalion | Company Operations Non-Commissioned Officer | May 2003-April 2006

U.S. Army | 2nd Battalion, 12th Calvary Regiment | Light Wheel Vehicle Mechanic | February 2001-March 2003

U.S. Army | Solider in Training | August 2000-February 2001

McDonalds | Floor Manager | July 1998-August 2000

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