Career Profile

Cloud Transformation Leader with a demonstrated history working with high-profile customers with challenging scenarios. With over twenty-five years of experience in information technology, I have helped organizations with deploying on-premises solutions and migrating and modernizing solutions to the cloud. Over the last fifteen years, I have worked with C-Level executives, technology leaders, and architects to solve problems, optimize their cloud environments, and influence executives to build robust solutions.


Director Cloud Architecture

Jan 2022 - Present
Teradata, Remote-US

Responsible for all integration initiatives on Microsoft Azure. Includes native tools integration with Azure services and Vantage Cloud Lake on Azure.

  • Discussions with C-Suite around company strategy and direction
  • Executive call prep and participation in discussions with Microsoft Executives
  • Collaboration with Marketing and GTM on messaging for new integrations
  • Teradata liaison to navigate Microsoft, acting as a bridge between the two companies
  • Secured Microsoft’s commitment to providing native sync for Azure Data Factory
  • Facilitating contract negotiations with partners for product improvement
  • Technical program manager for Azure integration efforts
  • Partner with sales leaders to unblock strategic customer opportunities
  • Roadmap planning with Product Management to ensure alignment with Microsoft semester planning

Sr. Cloud Solution Architect

Nov 2017 - Jan 2022
Microsoft, Remote-US

Responsible for technical relationship with top five Capital Market companies. Ensure architects are aware of latest enhancements, follow well architected guidelines, and provide voice of the customer to engineering.

  • Engaged customers ensuring they meet their RTO/RPO requirements in the most cost-effective way
  • Mentored architects/engineers to enable them to achieve greater success and career growth
  • Provided the voice of the customer to influence engineering advancements
  • Escalation point for architects, removing customers blockers
  • Provided strategic direction to the customer, allowing them to leverage a $350,000 cost avoidance
  • Developed Azure automation, enabling rapid deployment of SQL Server saving 86% of human effort

Sr. Premier Field Engineer

April 2012 - November 2017
Microsoft, New York
  • Created a solution that allowed customers to manage SQL Server at scale (saved customer 950 hours per year)
  • Created LabInaBox, which allows individuals to spin up sandbox environments quickly
  • A major contributor to the SQL Server DSC resource

Sr. Architect

September 2010 - April 2012
HSN, Florida
  • Developed a new architecture that allowed for consolidation, reducing licensing costs
  • Developed an archiving solution improving production efficiency while maintaining compliance
  • Developed reusable modules DBAs could leverage to minimize human error
  • Developed an automated solution to migrate SQL Server to a newer version

Sr. Database Admministrator

December 2000 - September 2010
JPMorgan Chase, Ohio
  • Developed framework to assist in the rapid development of SQL Server Service Broker applications
  • Implemented multi-node SQL Server clusters
  • Developed reporting solution for SSIS package logging
  • Designed and Implemented a monitoring solution
  • Maintained online databases


Azure Landing Zones Bicep - A repo that provides an approach for deploying and managing the core platform capabilities of Cloud Adoption Framework Azure Landing Zones using Bicep.
Azure Oracle Terraform - Terraform deployment to deploy Oracle on an Azure VM.
Azure Terraform Lab In a Box - Terraform Landing Zones leveraged to build out a Hybrid Multi Region Environment with private endpoints.
Azure Spring Cloud Reference Architecture - Quickstart - Azure Spring Apss Reference Architecture.
Desired State Configuration SQL Server Composite Resources - SQL Server Composit Resources to simplify and reduce the duplication of code within DSC.
LabInaBox - Simple lightweight utility to allow developers to spin up a sandbox lab environment quickly. Virtual machines will be created on a private network without access to host. Ability to create multiple lab environments that can coexist.
SQL Server DSC - The SqlServerDsc module contains DSC resources for deployment and configuration of Microsoft SQL Server.
DSC Data Driven Deployment - Proof-of-concept project illustrating an approach to persisting configuration which allows one to manage and apply DSC configurations in a push driven environment.

Skills & Proficiency

Microsoft Azure

Enterprise Architecture

Problem Solving

Strategic Planning