TECHNOLOGY CONSULTANT

Proven leader in consultative problem solving, client management and project execution to help improve member service and  increasing ROA. Rod has over 24 years experience in technology sales and consulting.

skills

CONSULTING: Vision to find novel solutions to client challenges. Trusted advisor to clients through superior client service. Specialist in evaluating and recommending technology solutions, contract negotiations, and project management.
UNDERSTANDING OF SECURE PROTOCOLS: Worked with firms requiring HIPPA, PCI, SAS 70 (ISO 9000), security regulations from FDIC, NCUA, the Federal Reserve and Comptroller of the Currency.
GRASP OF OLD AND NEW TECHNOLOGY: Worked with systems from COBAL, Basic, Unix on RISC hardware to Mac OS, Windows NT and 10, Linux as well as iOS and Android.

FINANCIAL SERVICES SECTOR

Worked for leading credit union/bank technology firms delivering solutions in every aspect of modern financial institution operations including:

Core processing
API & 3rd party integration
Mortgage, direct & indirect lending
Card services
Document imaging
Mobile technologies
ATM processing
Data analytics
Video marketing
Cybersecurity

Secure communications
VPN/networks
Online & mobile banking
Bio-metric user identification (face recognition, fingerprint, voice)
Social media apps
Sales and CRM
Emerging technologies (blockchain, AI, etc)

Engaged and contracted credit unions and community banks nationwide. Advised clients from Maine to California, with assets from $80m to $7b. Advised on better use of technology, improving workflow and security, all while reducing costs. 2001-present

ENTREPRENEUR

Website, mobile application development and internet marketing securing clients in various sectors including financial services, healthcare, civil engineering, and entertainment.  2008-present
Developed a cloud based password management system and secured utility patent USPO 9,038,149.  2012

Education

COMPUTER SCIENCE: Penn State University
THEATER/FILM MAKING: Weber State University
ONLINE TRAINING: MCSE, networking, cybersecurity, application development management