Versatile, innovative IT Director with 16+ years experience defining strategic objectives and applying leadership skills to achieve dramatic, bottom-line results. Broad expertise spans IT operations, financial management, enterprise-level system architecture/design (including SOA, Netuitive, Tideway, & Data Synapse environments) and LAN/WAN data/voice systems administration. Record of achievement managing $MM, multi-year projects, technology & process re-engineering efforts and strategic outsourcing initiatives for major organizations such as Wachovia Bank and GE Capital. * Adept at architecting solutions and leading teams in the development of IT initiatives to achieve key business objectives. * Exceptional relationship builder, communicator and negotiator, successfully presenting complex tactical/project plans to CFOs, executive management, IT finance personnel, clients and peers to achieve buy-in. * Build and motivate high- performance teams to deliver projects on schedule and within budget. Excel at working under tight time frames and political environments to overcome objections and move the project forward.