CTO, Senior IT Manager
Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center
Leisure, Travel & Tourism Industry
2012 – Present| Breckenridge, Colorado
CTO for beaverrun.com’s technology development as well as managing Beaver Run’s technological resources and making sure their technology works effectively and consistently. Research, develop and implement new projects geared toward upgrading their network, information, phone and computer security systems. IT Director Breckenridge Resort Chamber Leisure, Travel & Tourism Industry 2009 – Present | Breckenridge, Colorado Manage five servers which incorporate a domain controller with active directory as well as an exchange server, a print server and a file server and manage all router and firewall systems. Re-Engineered the 5 server network running Windows Server 2003 non-virtualized and only running with one domain controller into a 2 server network running Windows Server 2008 SR2 with three virtual Windows Server 2008 SR2 machines. Upgraded the Exchange Server 2007 to Exchange Server 2010 and reconfigured OWA to work with SSL as well as on mobile devices. I also set up and instituted a company wide security level agreement for all departments. I over saw one part time employee which helped with the upgrading of 15 client computers in early 2012. I also oversaw the VOIP PBX system which was a service provided by Fonality. The work consisted of overseeing daily configuration and maintenance of the virtual pbx system. IT Consultant/Owner Computer and Network Solutions Information Technology and Computer Industry 2001 – 2009 | Fairplay, Colorado Oversaw design and maintenance of client/server environments at many businesses in Breckenridge, Silverthorne, Dillon, Frisco, Alma, Fairplay, Jefferson, Hartsel, Como, Bailey, Beuna Vista, Leadville and Salida in Colorado. Performed upgrades, patch maintenance and system hardware integration with vendor software on Windows and MAC/iOS platforms. Designed and managed 30 different businesses systems in and around the Fairplay area. Performed key role as owner of Computer and Network Solutions including management, marketing, sales and training. Served as lead technical consultant in all client/server models. Recommended and/or developed software, databases that contributed to business efficiencies and decreased software costs. Instituted network designs that enhanced business productivity and cut hardware and system support costs. Systems Administrator Sysys Corporation Information Technology and Financial Industry 1999 – 2001 | Conifer, Colorado I was the system administrator for four small financial companies that were based in Denver, Colorado. I maintained their setup by running routine maintenance checks and security updates. I also monitored and maintained the operation of each companies Exchange 2000 email servers. Performed upgrades, patch maintenance and system integration with vendor software on all client machines which ran a combination of Windows 98 and 2000 Professional. Managed up to 30 different client machines. Recommended and developed software, databases as well as the architecture of each client’s network and server system that contributed to business efficiency and decreased support costs. Instituted network designs that enhanced business productivity and cut hardware costs.