Resume of Louis Mednick

SENIOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PROFESSIONAL

Chief Information Officer - Chief Technology Officer - Chief Operating Officer - Program Director - Technology Director

Executive Profile

Executive - Information Technology - Project Management - Application Implementation/ Delivery /Management - Strategic Planning - Contract Management

Technology and business visionary with 15+ years experience leading the design, development and implementation of high-performance technology solutions. Strong record of success in managing robust IT High Reliable Organizations (HRO). Proven ability to bring the benefits of IT to solve business issues while delivering application, infrastructure, costs and risks. Provides strategic direction to senior leadership on technology. Led innovation projects for infrastructure delivery to improve productivity and efficiency.

 Transformed sales department into a high reliable business center with new power stabilization methods, implementation of information lifecycle management processes and a fast, efficient disaster recovery system. Saved hundreds of man hours integrating remote case management system. Improved IT customer satisfaction by 80%. Managed multi-location budgets.

      IBM Mid Frame Administration (AS/400)

      Firewall Administration Sonicwall

      PHP & HTML Web Development

      AIX RS/6000 Administration

      Disaster Planning & Recovery

      Communications Admin. (PBX - VoIP)

      Change Control Management

      (SOA) Service Oriented Architecture Management

      System Patch Management

      Project Planning, Best Practices

 

Dynamic management career with strong leadership, relationship building, problem-solving, planning, team-building, defining roles & responsibilities and program/project management skills. Positive can-do nature with a smile. Resident go-to person and resident expert for analysis and solutions. Recruit, develop, motivate and retain diverse staff structuring them in teams that delivery results and savings with a personal touch.

Work Experience


  University of Nevada, Reno                                                                                                                         Reno, NV

    Application Specialist                                                                                                                                                                                                                                11/2012 - Present

Support of critical applications for University students and faculty. Charged with innovative development of PL SQL solutions and 

ProNet Reno

Reno, NV

Director of Information Technology Emeritus

09/2010 - 10/2012

Served two terms as IT Director & Associate IT Director. This is an elected volunteer position. Led daily operations, in information technology, including web presence hardware, software and databases for the success of this service company.

      Windows Server 2008 Administration/Active Directory configuration.

      Developed Business Plans, analyzes and monitors the organizations systems, databases and networks with the goal of driving success.

      Led and developed organization IT strategy and plans.

      Led IT Committee activities, including IT member recruiting, developing training plans and conducting training for IT Committee members.

      Developed web page utilizing HTML/PHP/MySQL

 

 

State of Nevada

Carson City, NV

Project Manager/Coordinator

11/2006 - 07/2010

Configured and developed MS SQL remote bases case management system which had a direct impact on 50,000+ clients. Saved hundreds of man hours through training and documentation. Accountable for stake holder interest and development & maintenance of multiple division cooperation.

      Developed and maintained professional relationships between State divisions.

      Developed Training documentation.

      Taught training classes for State employees.

      Developed Crystal Reports



Sobel Westex

Las Vegas, NV

Director of Information Technology

04/2003 - 02/2006

Developed and executed Technology Solutions for hospitality distribution products. Tasked with development of IT Infrastructure, vendor relation development, IT talent acquisition and mentoring. IT budget maintenance and HDLC.

      Visionary.

      Migration of POP to MS Exchange 2003.

      Hardware Support (Printers Laser/Dot Matrix/Inkjet, Scanners, Bar Code Readers, Fax Servers)

      Developed IT best practices, policy and procedure.

      WiFfi System integration and administration

      MS SQL DBA

      Firewall (Sonicwall)

      Led IT unit activities including IT staff recruitment, mentoring and conducting training activities for employees.

      Server implimentation, including file, web and MS Exchange.

      Researched and Developed power backup for PBX.

      PBX Maintenance and Administration.

      Budget creation and maintenance.



Champion Western Retail

Las Vegas, NV

Financial Systems Manager

08/2001 - 12-2002

Developed and maintained Novel servers, PCs and peripheral equipment. Maintained great vendor relationships. Moved IT department and company from Reno, NV to Las Vegas, NV seamlessly.

      Administrator of Great Plains software.

      Report Development and maintenance.

      Strong interpersonal skills.

      Training of company employees on appropriate use of software and hardware.

      Produced weekly, quarterly and annual reports for superiors.

      Research and collaboration between sister offices.

      Hardware Budgeting Development and Maintenance.

Education / Certification / Training

University of Nevada, Reno - Bachelor's in Computer Information Systems

Los Angeles Pierce College – Associate’s in Electronics

A+ Certification - CompTIA COMP10667016 (2002)

Train the Trainer - ProNet Reno (2011)

Leadership v Management - ProNet Reno (2011)

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Louis Mednick,
Aug 11, 2012, 12:46 PM
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