resume

Experience

Software Development Manager | 2015 - Present

Team Lead/Senior Software Developer | 2012 - 2015

Software Developer | 2009 - 2012

September 2009 - present | Arthur J. Gallagher | Rolling Meadows, IL

  • Manage a top delivering team, with 5 direct reports developing in .NET, SQL and business intelligence. As well as several consultants.
  • Develop, manage and oversee the divisional data warehouse used in several SOX controlled business processes including revenue reporting, JD Edwards journal entry posting, check processing. As well as used for divisional business intelligence reporting.
  • Architect, develop and manage several effective enterprise level proprietary applications using the latest .NET and SQL development tools. Including a broker and carrier payable system, client level budgeting system, integration projects with Epic agency management system, and financial reports.
  • Leading compliance efforts making sure our applications follow best business practices, SOX compliance and all internal IT policies.
  • Successfully manage projects following the system development life cycle methodology, keeping projects on budget and delivering on time.
  • Re-architected the Financial Data Warehouse ETL system to pull large data sets from hundreds of servers as well as process data quickly and efficiently from insurance agency systems such as TAM, Epic, AMS360, Sagitta, AFW, Vision, AIM as well as other non-agency systems using the latest Microsoft technologies.
  • Support large technical environments and initiatives while ensuring the availability of the applications and environments in a 24/7 operation.

Programmer Analyst

February 2006 - September 2009 | Thatcher Technology Group, LLC | Naperville, IL

  • Develop enterprise level applications using ASP.NET, C#, SQL Server and Oracle in an extreme programming environment using agile development methods while following quality assurance best-practices
  • Lead developer on a unique Order Entry System. As well as a developer on development of a Business Barometer, Web site Management and Compensation Management system for the direct selling sector
  • Analyze, plan, design and document application modifications
  • Deploy web and client side applications on customer servers, web farms and hosted servers
  • Provide support to customers and assist in sales of the software to prospective clients

Webmaster

August 2004 - February 2006 | Office of Marketing and Communication, Dominican University | River Forest, IL

  • Maintained the entire Dominican University Web site including over 10,000 pages
  • Established the University virtual photo album, photo library and photographers
  • Provide technical support for Web and office computer hardware and software issues
  • Daily applications used: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Visual Studio.NET, Dreamweaver and WebTrends
  • Collaborate with outside vendors to meet the University photo needs and web freelance projects
  • Provide support to the Office of Marketing and Communication and for other university projects
  • Manage the web student worker and student web projects

Assistant Coordinator of Marketing, Internship

February 2002 - July 2004 | Department of Housing Services, DePaul University | Chicago, IL

  • Redesigned DePaul University departmental Web site; created more than 100 ASP pages and launched it in a one month period
  • Updated the department Web site weekly
  • Created a PHP forum for nationwide schools to use
  • Designed and implemented a ASP.NET phone log using C# and SQL Server
  • Daily applications used: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Forte and Dreamweaver
  • Managed campus movie channel including: selecting movies, scheduling programming and controlling the broadcast equipment
  • Regularly presented to large groups of incoming students
  • Collaborated with outside vendors

Programmer

December 1999 - June 2001 | Delphi Automotive | Downers Grove, IL

  • Programmed a fully functional data tracking web database in one week
  • Scanned and released over 20,000 documents in a three month period
  • Worked on a UNIX and Windows 2000 machine doing many small programming projects for the company

Technical Activity

Languages

C#.NET, Visual Basic.NET, ASP.NET, .NET Core, JAVA, C++, C, HTML, XAML, XML, Razor

Software

Visual Studio.NET, .NET Framework (3.5, 4.0, 4.5, 4.6, 4.7, 4.8) .NET Core (2.1, 3.1), Adobe Creative Suite (Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat), Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, Visio, Outlook), Salesforce, MS CRM, MS Dynamics GP

Tools

ReSharper, ApexSQL, Telerik Controls, Developer Express, xUnit, nUnit, SharePoint, Team City, Octopus MS Active Directory

Source Control

GIT, TFS, Mercurial, SVN, CVS

Systems

Windows (10, 8), Windows Server (2019, 2016, 2012), Linux, UNIX, Mac OS ( 10.15, 10.14, 10.13)

Databases

Microsoft SQL Server (15, 14, 13, 12, 11, 10.5), ORACLE 10g, mySQL, MS Access, RavenDB, CouchDB

Activities and Honors

Volunteer

Community Emergency Response Team, Milton Township Citizen Corps Council | 2015 - Present

  • Assist the community in a disaster situation allowing professional responders to focus on more complex tasks.
  • Certified through FEMA in ICS 700a and ICS 100

Floor Warden

Emergency Response Team, Arthur J Gallagher | 2018 - Present

  • Assist employees in an emergency allowing professional responders and staff to focus on more complex tasks.
  • Certified by the American Heart Association for CPR and AED assistance

President

Social Events Committee, Thatcher Technology Group, LLC | 2007 – present

  • Coordinate staff events
  • Oversee the committee

Member

Staff Human Resource Council, Dominican University | 2005 – 2006

  • Represented administrative staff
  • Coordinated staff events
  • Maintained organization Web site and electronic communications

President

DePaul University Residence Hall Council | 2003 - 2004

  • Supervised executive board
  • Oversaw planning of campus wide carnivals and activities
  • Responsible for budget of $45,000

Bacchus Gamma

DePaul University | 2003 - 2004

  • Served on a committee to turn a residence hall substance free
  • Organized alcohol alternative campus wide programs

President

Illinois Residence Hall Association | 2002 - 2003

  • Managed 20 schools and 7 board members state-wide including frequent travel and 24/7 availability
  • Increased membership by getting three additional schools to join IRHA in my year long term

Marketing Director

Animal Care and Control | 2002 - 2005

  • Modified City of Chicago Animal Control database to assist in tracking negligent owners
  • Attended to homeless animals while on weekly visits to shelter

Marketing Director

DePaul University Residence Hall Council | 2002 - 2003

  • Created all marketing and advertising materials to promote events and programs on campus

Judicial Board

DePaul University | 2002 - 2004

  • Served as a regular jury member to allocate sanctions for wrongdoings

Conference Chair

Illinois Residence Hall Association | 2001 - 2002

  • Coordinated statewide conference on DePaul’s campus on behalf of organization
  • Supervised committees and committee leaders
  • Responsible for budget of $30,000

Communications Coordinator

DePaul University Residence Hall Council | 2000 - 2002

  • Handled the Association’s vendor relationships including loft and refrigerator rentals for campus
  • Represented DePaul to 17 schools state wide

National Residence Hall Honorary

2000 - 2004

  • Selected for national award for community and academic achievement

Education

M.S. in Management Information Systems

2004-2008 | Dominican University | River Forest, IL

  • Graduated: May, 2008

B.S. in Computer Science

2000-2004 | DePaul University | Chicago, IL

  • Graduated: June, 2004

References

Available Upon Request