Sarasota, FL


A seasoned industry leader with over 20 years of experience in driving performance improvements through innovative strategies and strong management skills. Demonstrated ability to navigate complex systems, lead teams through challenging projects, and maintain excellent stakeholder communication. Proficient in various enterprise resource platforms, including Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, and Continuous Improvement methodologies. Passionate about delivering excellence to customers, staying mission-driven, and fostering a culture of innovation and growth.


Vertical Health Concepts LLC

Medicaid Provider Enrollment Specialist

Feb 2022 – Present (1 yr 2 mos)

• Assist health plans and providers with the initial and renewal enrollment processes and submit provider maintenance to the Medicaid fiscal agent

• Coordinate and deliver trainings related to provider enrollment and maintain relationships with external agencies, including APO and DOH

• Review and process provider enrollment applications while staying up-to-date with Medicaid policies and regulations, ensuring compliance and efficient service delivery

Vertical Healthcare Solutions, Inc

Lead Project Manager

Dec 2019 – Present (3 yrs 4 mos)

• Develop and execute projects in the medical alert solutions industry, ensuring timely delivery and optimal performance

• Manage resources, budgets, and timelines while fostering cross-functional collaboration to exceed client expectations and drive company growth

• Implement risk mitigation strategies and communicate with stakeholders throughout project execution, ensuring alignment and satisfaction

Vertical Health Concepts LLC

Chief of Staff

Mar 2022 – Jan 2023 (11 mos)

• Deliver strategic support to organization leadership by streamlining operations, coordinating cross-departmental communication, and driving company success

• Facilitate effective project management and ensure alignment with company vision and goals, contributing to long-term growth and stability

Constant Companion LLC

Research and Development Project Manager

Apr 2021 – Jan 2023 (1 yr 10 mos)

• Design and build product lines within the Amazon, Google, and Apple ecosystems, supporting and expanding existing products

• Conduct research and development to drive innovation and stay ahead of industry trends, collaborating with cross-functional teams to ensure successful product launches

• Direct and contribute to overall project health, including deliverables, timelines, and budgets, while acting as the customer interface throughout project execution

Gatchell Violins

Vice President Operations

Mar 2019 – Mar 2021 (2 yrs 1 mo)

• Champion process improvement initiatives across the organization, leading to substantial cost reductions and heightened efficiency

• Develop and promote the adoption of Standard Operating Procedures, resulting in a 75% increase in productivity

• Spearhead a recruitment initiative to attract top-tier professionals for critical marketing and operations roles

• Lead continuous improvement efforts in manufacturing and sales operations, transforming a change-resistant workforce through strategic reorganization

Super-Sensitive Musical String Company

Vice President Business Operations

Jul 2005 – Mar 2019 (13 yrs 9 mos)

• Spearhead business operations in a manufacturing and distribution facility, focusing on driving efficiency, revenue growth, and operational excellence

• Develop and implement annual operating and capital expenditure budgets, ensuring efficient resource allocation and adherence to financial goals

• Create Units Per Labor Hour (UPLH) metrics for all value streams, resulting in a 10% improvement in 2016 and a 12.6% reduction in direct labor costs while increasing productivity

ASO Worldwide

Operations Manager

Jun 1995 – May 2005 (10 yrs)

• Manage a 3-shift medical device packaging operation, overseeing a staff of 150+ employees, and ensuring efficient production schedules

• Train staff in Lean Manufacturing, CGMP, and ISO standards to improve productivity and ensure compliance with industry regulations

•Initiate innovative new packaging processes using Lean Manufacturing techniques, resulting in increased efficiencies of 80% and reduced labor hours by 20% • Empower staff through improved communication and enhanced training, creating a more engaged and high-performing team

Elliott Ranch Rio Grand Valley

Ranch Foreman

Jan 1988 – May 1995 (7 yrs 5 mos)

• Oversaw daily operations of the ranch, including livestock management, property maintenance, and staff supervision

• Implemented modern ranching techniques to optimize efficiency and productivity, resulting in increased profitability

• Managed relationships with suppliers and contractors, ensuring timely delivery of resources and adherence to budgetary constraints


The University of Texas at El Paso

Bachelor's degree, Business Administration

1992 – 1996


• Coaching and Developing Employees - LinkedIn (Issued Jul 2019)

• Operational Excellence Foundations - LinkedIn (Issued May 2021)

• Getting Started as a LinkedIn Learning Admin - LinkedIn (Issued May 2021)

• Six Sigma Foundations - LinkedIn (Issued May 2021)

• Learn Industrial Automation - LinkedIn (Issued May 2021)

• Hiring an Employee for Managers - LinkedIn (Issued May 2021)

• Project Management Foundations: Requirements - LinkedIn (Issued Dec 2021)

• Project Management Foundations: Ethics - LinkedIn (Issued Dec 2021)

• Project Management Foundations: Schedules - LinkedIn (Issued Mar 2022)


• Coaching

• Management

• Mentoring

• Operational Excellence

• Analytical Skills

• Sales

• ISO Standards

• Lean Manufacturing

• Production Management

• Inventory Control

• Project Management

• Cross-functional Team Leadership

• Budgeting and Financial Management

• Continuous Improvement

• Strategic Planning

• Stakeholder Communication

• Risk Mitigation

• Business Development

• Performance Metrics

• International Negotiation