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.

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

Director of Information Technology Emeritus

Reno, NV

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

Project Manager/Coordinator

Carson City, NV

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

Director of Information Technology

Las Vegas, NV

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

Financial Systems Manager

Las Vegas, NV

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)

Toastmasters International