GENTLE DOVE FARM – Bloomfield, NY Feb 2009 – current

Owner and President:
Founded Gentle Dove Farm Obstacle Training Mounted Police Style. Provide educational training in horsemanship using police horse training techniques and methods to encourage partnership and communication to achieve exceptional trust. Services include clinics, demonstrations, competitions, workshops, lectures, lessons, and other events scheduled in the North East U.S for the general equestrian public. Manage marketing, advertising, branding, communications, financials, endorsements, website development and maintenance, and other business administrative aspects. See Other Info for additional mounted unit background and experience.


Qualitrol Corp. Fairport, NY Dec 2008 – Jun 2009
Oracle - Implementation Specialist: Staged implementation foundation for Oracle Order Management and Inventory applications. Developed setups, performed associated integration testing and documented deployment strategy.

Xerox Corp. Rochester, NY Apr 1994 – Nov 2008:

North American Financial Services IM (NAF$ IM) May 2007 – Nov 2008
ERP Architect: Analysis, design, test, deployment planning, and coordination work supporting the NA Financials ERP initiative implementing of General Ledger and Fixed Assets for North America. Performed requirements analysis and reported associated integration testing and deployment for interfacing systems.
North American Financial Services IM Jan 2006 – Mar 2007
IT Consultant: Supported NAF$ strategy toward an Integrated Accounts Payable process in Oracle (11.5.9) ERP that includes invoice processing and the associated financials. Led all 12 inbound and 32 outbound subsystem interfaces.
North American Financial Services IM - for Sarbanes-Oxley Jan 2004 – Dec 2005
Sarbanes-Oxley Consultant: Directed Sarbanes-Oxley 404 audit for NAF/Financial Services on IT Control requirements for both operations and applications. Computer operations were 100% certified and all 17 applications were certified Sarbanes-Oxley 2004 & 2005 compliant. Managed, coordinated, and reported on requirements for Sarbanes-Oxley 404. Inspected for compliance on IT general and application controls, assessed risk, and wrote compensating controls recommendations. Responsible for operational test and IT control validations. Assisted Internal Control Office in planning testing criteria. Led in testing, validating and reporting the IT controls around financial applications. Consulted in detail with AP processing. For Application and Data Controls, audited change management, security, access control, backup, and additional key controls. Worked with financial systems and management providing consultation and audit services by focusing on 124 significant risks, SOX compliance, and mitigating controls to encompass the needs of the business. Identified risks and impact of controls and recommended corrective actions to senior management.
Global Purchasing/ e-Business Re-engineering Jul 2000 – Dec 2003
e-Business - Lead Architect in ERP Systems: Promoted and supported operational productivity and data integrity through effective use and implementation of Oracle Applications. Performed Oracle 11i upgrade for the Purchasing applications and implemented Oracle Accounts Payable module. Assisted in Business Process Re-engineering, design, documentation, development, testing, and training. Delivered over 70 B2B e-commerce solutions for Xerox/Global Purchasing by managing and coordinating with Information Management, suppliers, finance groups, and end-users in analysis and resolution of issues. Delivered e-Purchase to Pay solutions using e-business tools and strategies. Analyzed requirements, performed gap analysis & integrated testing, trained users, and implemented ERP solutions using Oracle.
Key deliverables included:
  • Process Maps
  • E-Catalogs, Extranets, Contract Purchase Agreements, Exchanges and Content Management functionality
  • Oracle upgrade implementations
Order Fulfillment Development (OFD)– Distribution, Inventory and Sales Order Fulfillment Dec 1998 - Jul 2000
Sr. Functional Analyst: Defined system requirements for a custom automated order reservation/site ready function. Analyzed requirements, performed gap analysis, completed Oracle and Factory Planner (i2) setups, developed and tested scenarios for custom Xerox solution, led Functional Integrated Testing, and trained users. Worked with Oracle Support to resolve TARs.
  • Created and delivered the supporting Capability Maturity Modeling (CMM) documentation on an aggressive schedule for Time To Market (TTM)reviews. Obtained TTM award for successful OFD implementation.
  • Provided an upgrade to Oracle Applications Release 11.03, database version 8.05 with Graphical User Interface accessible via the Web.
  • Oracle upgrade implementations
Global Direct Buy – Inventory and Purchasing Order Fulfillment Oct 1995 - Dec 1998
Functional Analyst: Provided Parts Distribution baseline analysis, understanding current systems and interfaces, acquired knowledge of distribution systems and supply chains, developed project sub-plans, educated users on Oracle applications and supported a global customer base.
  • Project scope change included developing direct buy system functionality using the Oracle Purchasing module.
  • As Multi-National Interface Lead gathered requirements, developed Multi-Org Oracle setups, wrote testing scripts, performed integrated testing and achieved Xerox European implementation.
  • Tested Productivity Enablers (PEs) for Oracle Manufacturing Application Functions (OMAF)
Asset Free Canada Jun 1994 - Oct 1995
Business Analyst: Accountable as the Project Lead for multiple teams and activities, including Transportation, Emergency Orders, Xerox Engineering Systems, Repair Part Credit, and New Product Launch.
  • Gathered, analyzed, verified and documented requirements.
  • Coordinated input and developed consensus to deliver finalized models of various work flow processes. This included extensive interviewing at all management levels, detailed documentation and a continuous validation and feedback process.
  • Researched viable alternatives and presented recommended project direction to upper management.
  • Developed, refined and integrated the project work plans.
  • Researched and developed the Logical Data Model for Parts Replenishment.
Equipment Order Management Re-engineering Apr 1994 - Jun 1994
Data Modeler: Interviewed business groups, analyzed data, independently developed and designed the Order Management Logical Data Models, both for the current and future states. In addition, the models supported the corporate standardization, including alignment and reconciliation of both the USCO and Strategic Global Management information models.

ROCHESTER TELEPHONE - Rochester, NY May 1986 – Apr 1994

Phoenix Project 1993 - 1994
Project Manager Administrator: Provided project management of the Billing and Customer Record System. Responsible for developing and managing the project timeline in MS Project and monitored project performance to the plan.
Information Resource Management 1989 - 1993
Senior Systems Specialist - IRM: Established the Information Resource Management (IRM) function within the corporation to enable management of corporate information as a strategic asset. Project experience included:
  • Data modeled in a Client/Server environment for call accounting/billing, work-order/trouble-ticket management, cable/facilities management, and inventory control & asset management.
  • Developed the corporate data model using object-oriented technology
  • Created IRM standards and procedures

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