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					                          Brooks B. Shumate
                        15 Morning Star Court  Baltimore, MD 21206
                        (410) 458-6600  bshumate@itexpansion.com


Visionary and goal-oriented IT Senior Executive with demonstrated experience in planning,
developing, and implementing cutting edge information solutions to address business
opportunities. Dynamic background with strong leadership, hands-on technical ability, team-
building and project management skills.

                                      Areas of Expertise

 Strategic Planning             Critical Thinking               Security Systems Design
 Systems Integration            Judgment and Decision           Resource Management
 Disaster Recovery               Making                          Financial Projections




                                      Project Highlights

TECHNICAL OPERATIONS
   Led multi-million dollar service division across northeast region with 32 direct reports as
    the Service Manager for Ricoh. Recruited, motivated and retained diverse staff that
    delivered superior results and tremendous cost savings.

    Adept at crisis management, troubleshooting, problem-solving, security vulnerabilities
     and cryptography. Strong record of success in creating robust IT architectures,
     distributed computing and automating enterprises.

    As part of the ongoing BRAC activities, was a key player for the US Army NEC at APG
     in the deployment of Windows Vista and Exchange/BlackBerry mail migration.
     Reprioritized issues as needed to meet deadlines, worked with executives to
     communicate project status, attended regular meetings and delegated responsibilities.

    Helped coordinate the relocation of the US Dept. of Transportation, configuring
     desktop/laptops and printers. Solid understanding of Active Directory, VPN and
     Symantec Ghost software.

TRAINING & S/W DEVELOPMENT
   Firm command of joint application development, benchmarking, capacity planning,
     resource management and cross-functional team training. Very talented at conceptual
     design, establishing milestones, schedules and deliverables.

    Mastered newly developed software applications and designed computer training
     manuals and curriculums for software rollout at the Maryland Dept. of Human
     Resources. Employed methods of information delivery, news feeds and WebX.




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    Facilitated training & installation of supply chain information systems for UPS logistics
     customers across the US. Became subject matter expert on relational databases
     (Oracle, SQL server, Access) Citrix and Remote Desktop Services.

    As a full-time instructor for Towson University CIS department, educated students on
     introductory computer concepts and information retrieval techniques. Lectured on
     various subjects including technology on human diversity, artificial intelligence, creating
     algorithms, flow charting, pseudo code, and web publishing using FrontPage and Flash.

BUDGET MANAGEMENT
   Monitored financial performance (revenue, expenses and profits), analyzed trends and
    established proactive measures to ensure costs were controlled. Proven ability to bring
    the benefits of IT to solve business issues while managing risks at T. Rowe Price.

    Supervised Office 2007 project at the International Monetary Fund in Washington, DC.
     using Remedy Action Request System. Configured Document Management System,
     Enterprise Software Distribution and Economic Data Storing System.

    Administered quality assurance testing for Legg Mason analyzing transmittal reports,
     test logs, scripts and user documentation. Licensed security trader, financial planner
     and professional money management advisor for UBS and Charles Schwab.



                                  Professional Experience

IT CONSULTING FIRMS (Maryland & District of Columbia) — Contractor, 2/1998-Present
Provided technical support on a wide variety of public and private assignments in the
Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area.

UNIVERSITIES & COLLEGES (Maryland) — Instructor, 7/2000-12/2008
Taught a broad range of IT courses including MIS and Logic/Object-Oriented Design.

BANKING INSTITUTIONS (Maryland & District of Columbia) — Analyst, 2/1993-12/2009
Managed multiple IT projects, financial planning and traded investments.



                                          Education

Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD) — MBA in Management Info Systems, 5/2000
Towson University (Towson, MD) — BS in Business Administration, 8/1990
Active DOD Secret Clearance and CompTIA Network+ Certification

				
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