Professional Bio – Projects

Leadership – Shawn’s personality is one of influence and encouragement to fullfill the goals of the organization. Inspiring and driving through the pitfalls of change is a specialty. Motivating a team through difficult projects highlights Shawn’s executive leadership.

Technical Management and Creative Consulting-
Shawn has over 22 years experience in technology and consulting. In this time Shawn has focused on using business system experience to improve processes and find ways to compensate insufficient existing systems with ancillary cloud based products.

This experience brings a wide breadth of knowledge of systems including PC, Mac, Networking, AS/400, and a variety of mobile devices.

Security has also been an area of focus regarding the safeguarding of mobile devices via VPN Tunneling, VPN Clients, systems monitoring for HIPPA and HITECH by way of proxy services, and firewall standardization to comply with corporate policies and federal requirements.

Virtualization has been an area of interest and great use for Shawn. The concept has proved important to maintaining systems reliability and uptime

Implementing the conversion of physical to virtual for many systems has benefited workplace reliability.

“Virtualization is not just a way to go in the future,” says Shawn, “it is the only way“.

Team building is another area of experience Shawn brings to an organization. His personality type (by DISC metrics)  is “Inspirational”.

This ensures successful team-building as a natural benefit to Shawn’s involvement.

Real Estate

Shawn has been investing in real estate for over 12 years including commercial, residential and land tracts.

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Banking

Shawn has 6 years of bank board experience at a private bank of 800 million in assets and was active in advising management.

Retail and marketing

In the operation and development of retail and online stores, Shawn has much to offer in the way of marketing, PPC advertising, website creation and organic online indexing .

Personal

Shawn enjoys traveling in Europe with his wife and 3 sons. He is also a self-professed Apple fan.

My family at Vouliagmeni our favorite area in Greece.

My family at Vouliagmeni our favorite area in Greece.


Management Consulting Projects –

  • Special projects that include the automation of a process change is a strength area for me.  I find these opportunities a fun challenge to meet teams and positively influence their outcomes.
  • Tools:
    • Use of database systems to automate or document processes.
    • Web Based subscription solutions.
    • Implimentation of existing tools
    • AS/400 Systems
    • PC Systems / Windows Networking
    • Mac Systems
  • Timelines: Commitments of 6 months or less are preferred.
  • Location considerations: USA and some European locations all of which require remote work as well as on site.
  • Industries:
    • Banking
    • Healthcare
    • Manufacturing
    • Retail

Technical Management Projects –

  • Scope:
    • Technical improvement projects may vary greatly from work with hardware/software upgrade projects to securitizing WAN and LAN environments to HIPAA standards for healthcare.
  • Tools:
    • Use of our security team to evaluate, expose and improve technical security standards.
    • Project management and planning of new systems rollout using collaboration software.
  • Timelines: Commitments of 6 months or less are preferred.Location considerations: USA and some European locations all of which require remote work as well as on site.
  • Industries:
    • Banking
    • Healthcare
    • Manufacturing
    • Retail

Process Change and Productivity Projects –

  • Scope:
    • This type of consulting can be widely varied.  Going paperless in a working environment may be your goal or rolling out new business systems to an existing legacy worker set.  All of these type projects can be improved through careful project goal setting and regular meeting process reviews.
  • Tools:
    • Project management and planning of new systems rollout using collaboration software.
  • Timelines: Commitments of 6 months or less are preferred.Location considerations: USA and some European locations all of which require remote work as well as on site.
  • Industries:
    • Banking
    • Healthcare
    • Manufacturing
    • Retail
    • Other