Elkridge, MD

Position Desired


Chief Data Officer - Director Data and Analytics
Systems Engineer - Technical Project Manager
Software Development - Data and Analytics - Business Intelligence - Data Management
An experienced leader and team player that has designed, developed, implemented and supported automated solutions to the most complex business and technical problems in the healthcare and federal government industries.
Notable Contributions
Redirected data architecture to use of big data concepts to improve quality, accuracy and usability. This architecture and analysis of the data identified over $5 million in various care and operations initiatives. This architecture also identified growth opportunities and resulted in 200% revenue growth.

Improved efficiency, flexibility, quality of care, reduced costs and reliability by decommissioning 2 data centers to one and migrating 40 applications without a break in service
Core Competencies

Software and Database Development
Project Management & Full Software Development Lifecycle
Agile Methodologies, Waterfall and Iterative Methodologies
Requirements Management
Software Testing and Validation
Leadership & Change Management
Healthcare & Government Systems
Process Improvement
Data and Analytics
Vision & Strategic Planning
System Design & Enterprise Architecture
Business Comprehension
Recent Relevant Experience
Senior Data Consultant at The Jacobson Group
February 2019 - current
Position Responsibilities: Provide leadership, strategic thinking and subject matter expertise in data management, data governance, business intelligence, and the Healthcare industry to AvMed health plan. Architect, develop and drive a data governance program to ensure data is managed as an asset, is accurate, consistent and complete and is well understood and trusted by the business for decision making. Review and assess fit for use of various technologies including MarkLogic, Informatica, Cloud-based solutions, AWS and more traditional SQL tools.
Spotlighted Achievements:
Created Data Strategy with key principles aimed at improving business access to data and ensuring quality and reliability of data.
Initiated, defined and facilitated data stewards work group and data owners task force to ensure the development of data artifacts including business glossary, data quality rules, data policies, issues and resolutions, vendor data management across 15 distinct data subject areas
Selected data governance tool vendor that met the needs of business, technology and enterprise architecture with an expected return on investment greater than 300% over a 4 year period.

Senior Director of Data and Analytics at Magellan Complete Care of Florida
January 2016 - December 2018
Position Responsibilities: Performed high-level system analysis, evaluation, design, integration, documentation and implementation of diverse, complex healthcare systems to ensure support of critical business needs. Developed automated engineering solutions using high level business and technical principles and methods. Ensured continuous quality improvement throughout the organization through development of dashboards, key performance indicators, reporting and other metrics. Identified and drove initiatives for financial and clinical improvements based on data and analytics. Prepared and delivered presentations and briefing on technical concepts to C-Level executives.
Spotlighted Achievements:
Identified and drove initiatives to improve claims processing and reduced cost by $1.9 million
Led major overhaul to member and provider portals which improved usability and reduced inquiries to the call center by 35%
Coordinated business definitions and requirements for data governance and quality for 20 data subject areas reducing duplicative reporting by 15%
Led definition and development of 100+ application, data and analytic enhancements
Initiated and helped define innovative data technologies including a data lake on Hadoop, various cloud based solutions on AWS and a visualization capability on Qlik

Director Enterprise Applications, Development and Support at Adventist Healthcare
October 2014 - October 2015
Position Responsibilities: Led team in all phases of system development and support of clinical, financial and administrative applications including planning, analysis, evaluation, integration, testing and acceptance phase. Developed and maintained data strategy to support business and clinical needs through the full data lifecycle.
Spotlighted Achievements:
Reduced maintenance and support costs by 60% through consolidating 3 data centers and identifying 9 applications to be decommissioned or archived
Improved usability and scalability of Intranet by incorporating leading edge knowledge management solutions and user interface standards resulting in an ...

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