Project Manager




  • National Data Network plan for Swaziland Posts & Telecommunications Corporation
  • New product rollout & client migration $1.3M under budget for Level(3) Communications, UK
  • Author of SLAs for restructuring of the Saudi Telecom Company
  • Program Manager for Cable & Wireless, UK - budget responsibility for $93 million
  • Start-up roles for new telecom companies in the UK, Belgium, Slovenia & the Netherlands
  • Managed built of PBX, microwave & satellite facilities for hotels in Moscow, Russia




T-Mobile, Inc. / Microwave Construction Project Manager (Jan. 2012 -Present)

  • Implementation of plans to surge bandwidth on microwave backbone for national LTE network
  • Responsible for delivery of permitting, structural analysis, as-bulits, etc.
  • Manage installation of network & LMR radio equipment on various field facilities
  • Managed contractors building Telco / electrical, pad pour, building set & tower erection
  • Ensured work performed confirmed to site drawings & participated in punch-list site walks through to close-out
  • Responsible for maintaining SLA’s for SCADA, LMR, microwave & 802.11 telemetry clients during build-out


US Army 335th Signal Command / Cyber-Defense Analyst (Contract 2011)

  • QA review of plans & specifications for acquisition of cyber defense systems
  • Audited critical data to ensure adherence to disaster recovery plans
  • Developed procedures for the handling of security incidents


ITT Systems / Network Construction Manager - Iraq, Kuwait & Afghanistan (Contract 2009-2011)

  • Build of LMR networks with microwave backhaul links for US military units
  • Installation & testing of OPS, RCAG, GSM radios, BTS, VSAT, trunked-radio & microwave systems
  • Maintenance of satellite uplink & encryption equipment for US Military communications circuits
  • Build-out of satellite hubs, data centers & command headquarters communications links to field units


Baker Hughes Inteq / MWD Operator (2008-2009)

  • Transmission of well telemetry guiding directional drilling trajectory


Rural Cellular Corporation / Project Manager (Contract 2006-2008)

  • Wrote RFI & RFQ leading to RFP for $10M wireless billing contract
  • Gathered requirements of new VoIP billing & undocumented interdependencies
  • Documented roaming wireless CDR production & revenue settlements


Middle Eastern Gas / Wireless Network Consultant (Contract 2004-2006)

  • Consulting on enhancement of O&G facilities to provide data & mobile radio network services
  • Pre-Launch network-planning services for investment consortium
  • Reviewed bids & managed selection process for OSP construction projects


TAO International Group / Program Manager (1994-2004)

Selected Assignments in the USA, Europe, Russia, Africa & the Middle East


Program Manager / Level(3) Communications - London, UK

  • Managed technical migration of client base of acquired company to Level(3)’s support NOC
  • Drove concurrent sub-project to roll out the first release of scalable IP-VPN platform
  • Directed contract & process modifications to enable IT support of new client base
  • Briefed Senior VP weekly & completed on schedule and $1.3M under budget


Network Consultant / Federal Reserve Bank - Dallas, TX

  • Study and Recommendation of options to network 406-sites in 9 states


Cell Site Project Manager [Nortel / Sprint / Verizon Wireless / MFS]

  • Reviewed construction contractor bids & managed selection process
  • Responsible for permitting, construction and commissioning of cell sites
  • Managed tower erection, shelter, antenna and BTS installation
  • Developed project plans, costs & time-lines, site-acquisitions
  • Managed provision of LMR sub-net as Beta Test client on Sprint Wireless network in North Texas


Program Manager, Direct Internet Access / GTS Europe Ltd. - UK, Belgium

  • Business planning for start-up European EBONE network built around the CERN particle accelerator
  • Standardization of elements to scale the “DIA product” to support new clients
  • Coached management on procuring resources to support the new operations


Program Manager, Commercial Launch / Western Wireless - Ljubljana, Slovenia

  • Advisor to Managing Director of start-up European GSM Company
  • Resumed stalled site negotiations & developed new vendor partnerships
  • Mentored staff in customer care, pre-paid products, logistics and network build-out


Program Manager / US Special Operations Command, USA

  • Terrestrial & satellite data integration to enable view real-time operational views
  • Infrastructure enabled commanders view real-time operations in the field


SLA Expert / Saudi Telecom Company - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

  • Architect of Service Level Agreements to tighten departmental accountability
  • SLAs were key to client’s transition from Ministry to market-driven company
  • Promoted integration of Terrestrial Trunked Radio (TETRA) into market offerings


Network Product Development Consultant / WorldCom UK, Ltd. - London, UK

Conceived the following value-added products and services for client’s portfolio:

  1. Corporate Messaging Product: $9 million annual ROI projected for $50,000 investment
  2. Encrypted remote LAN access product: $7.75 million annual ROI on $750,000 investment

III. Interconnect Agreement with UniSource:  $1.8 million annual ROI on $165,000 investment


Operations Director / Baltic Information Services - London, UK

  • Wrote processes for a start-up company pioneering international VoIP services
  • Managed relationship with Investment Bank to demonstrate viability of VoIP
  • Drive UK license applications and interconnect negotiations with foreign carriers


Project Manager / Cable & Wireless - Bracknell, UK

  • Turned-around $90M project to build UK's first hybrid IP-CATV network
  • Restored project momentum by formalizing cost procedures for sub-contracting


National Data Architect / Swaziland Post & Telecom Co. - Mbabane, Swaziland

  • Authored plan to leverage legacy infrastructure with new technologies
  • Assessed costs & timelines & outlined plan for a 24x7 regional NOC


Project Manager / Direct-Net Telecom - Moscow, Russia

  • Built PBX, microwave & satellite links to hotels for international calling services


Telecommunications Consultant / Texas State Comptroller - Austin, Texas

Authored the following selected studies:

  • Policy recommendations for 8-year network strategic planning window
  • Cost, labor and technology trends impacting latency & end-user expectations
  • Legal & regulatory evolution & their impact on technology providers & markets


Alcatel / Field Service Supervisor - Plano, TX

  • Supervised 9 Field Engineers installing & maintaining switches in 23 states


AT&T / Communications Technician – Dallas, TX

  • Provisioned data, voice, telemetry & SCADA & wireless backhaul services from DS-1 to OC-48
  • Restoration of network services after facility failures


United States Navy / Aircrewman – P-3 Orion aircraft

  • In-flight ISR to identify air & naval units via SIGINT
  • South Asia expeditionary force of electronic surveillance and ASW experts




  • Budgeting, financial management, CAPEX & OPEX forecasts, invoice review & approval
  • Assessment of requirements and identification of applicable solutions
  • Architect for business support functions: provisioning, NOC, billing, procurement & operations
  • Cost-benefit analysis & projection of capital-outlay for competing technologies
  • Documented requirements & defined risks, contingencies, timelines, transition of responsibility. Wrote LOE, SOW & WBS, presented C-Level executive briefings
  • Network infrastructure build and maintenance, licensing, configuration & migration projects
  • Managed risk by identifying process-and-control weaknesses and developing corrective metrics
  • Planning for CapEx & OpEx impacting projects, including supply chain, contract specs, hardware & software procurement & potential skill shortages
  • Guidance to team members on productivity, multi-tasking and adapting to changing priorities
  • Securing commitment of managers & skilled technical resources for delivery of all project elements




  • MS Office, Outlook, MS Project, Excel, Word, Access, Visio, Lotus Notes
  • Construction Management; microwave and cell tower erection, BTS & antenna installation, data center build-out, power, HVAC & site commissioning
  • Firewalls, IDS/IPS, routers, servers, SMTP, DNS, VPNs, MPLS, Active Directory, GAL LWAPP
  • 802.11, 802.16, 1xRTT, EV-DO, Wi-Fi, Wi-Max, WLANs, Wireless Access Points, WCDMA, TDMA, GSM, MSC, HLR & VLR
  • CFR Title 47 & FCC regulations
  • DoD NIPR & SIPR networks, DoD WAN Cyber-Defense deployment
  • ISO 9001:2000 & QA, Design compliance
  • Site surveys, & design integrity reviews
  • Wrote internal SLAs between sales, provisioning, construction & installation
  • Contract Review, logistics, services & primary POC for vendors
  • Client-facing engineering & support services, including feasibility studies and operations planning
  • Alpha / Beta trials of new IP-VPN products
  • Network capacity management, configuration and expansion
  • OSP, tower, BTS, power, grounding & microwave radio IP configuration
  • Management, design & build of OSP, IP, fiber and wireless infrastructure
  • Preparation of Business Cases, RFPs, proposals, tenders & contract negotiations
  • Authored Technical Primers to educate non-technical managers about benefits of modern network technologies
Last Resume Update July 2, 2015
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Microwave Project Manager
Jan 2015 - Current

• Implementation of plans to surge bandwidth of national wireless network
• Build-out of high-speed microwave backbone capacity
• Responsible for delivery of permitting, structural analysis, as-bulits, etc.

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