Department of Exercise Science
Arnold School of Public Health
University of South Carolina
Technology Center to Promote Healthy Lifestyles
915 Greene Street, Suite 403
Columbia, SC 29208
Fascinated by the use of digital health technology to improve global health. Collaborating with the TecHealth research team to build software and analyze big data to uncover trends and develop appropriate interventions. Working on all of this with an eye towards building a high-tech startup and hiring a lot of Gamecocks to change the world!
Master of Science, Health Information Technology, In Progress
University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering, May 1986
Electrical and Computer Engineering Alumni Hall of Fame (2015)
NC State University, Raleigh, NC
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA (Columbia, SC) 1/17 – Current
Entrepreneur in Residence, Technology Center to Promote Healthy Lifestyles (TecHealth Center)
Department of Exercise Science, Arnold School of Public Health
REVOLUTION D, INC. (Columbia, SC) 2/07 – Current
Founder / President: An information technology consulting firm that provides executive management and advisory services to a variety of organizations. Major contract customers:
- CONNECT SOUTH CAROLINA, LLC 7/14 – Current
Executive Director: A public-private partnership commissioned by the Office of the Governor to work with each of the state’s broadband providers to create detailed maps of broadband coverage and to assess the current state of broadband adoption, community-by-community, across South Carolina. This work serves as a foundation for addressing remaining service gaps while also engaging state, regional and local leaders in workforce development activities designed to bridge South Carolina’s digital divide.
- ENDURINGFX, LLC 1/12 – Current
Founder/President: Launched startup and serve as lead software developer. Selected as 2012 National Finalist (Top 2) in the Sanofi Data Design Diabetes Innovation Challenge.
- IT-OLOGY, LLC 1/13 – 6/14
Director, Grow IT Initiatives: As a non-profit, worked with communities and organizations to promote, teach, and grow IT careers. My role was to focus on existing professionals and provide events and training for continuing professional education.
- IMMEDION, INC 1/10 – 8/11
VP Sales & GM Columbia Data Center: Responsible for managing data center operations and building sales team. Monitored construction of the Columbia data center and recruited initial operations team.
- TRIBRIDGE, INC 5/08 – 2/09
Director, Carolinas / Microsoft Dynamics SL Practice Leader: Managed the 22-person Dynamics SL consulting team.
SOUTH CAROLINA RESEARCH AUTHORITY (Columbia/Charleston, SC) 11/05 – 2/07
Executive VP & General Manager, SC Public Interest Research
President, SC Launch: Developed a groundbreaking partnership between SCRA, the University of South Carolina, Clemson University, and the Medical University of South Carolina into an entity known as SC Launch. In addition, oversaw the Research Services division, the South Carolina Nutrition Consortium, and the South Carolina EPSCOR program.
SEACOAST SYNERGY, INC. (Hilton Head Island, SC) 11/01 – 11/05
Founder / President: Created one of the first technology business accelerators in South Carolina and provided a $1.7M seed-capital fund using a majority of personal capital.
GREAT PLAINS / SOLOMON SOFTWARE, INC. (Atlanta, GA) 9/98 – 1/01
Vice President, Solomon Technology Center: After acquisition, managed professional services located in four regional offices (Atlanta, Dallas, Pleasanton, and Wilmington) and a team of 75 consultants.
CLEARVIEW SOFTWARE, INC. (Wilmington, DE) 5/90 – 9/98
Founder / President: Boot-strapped custom software company and grew the startup from 1 to 48 employees located in 4 offices throughout the U.S. and in Mexico. Designed/developed multiple integrated applications for the Solomon IV accounting environment. Clearview Software was acquired by Solomon Software in 1998.
THE DATA PLACE, INC. (Newark, DE) 4/88 – 5/90
VP, Systems Engineer: Analyzed customer requirements and then designed and implemented numerous local area networks.
GENERAL ELECTRIC CO. (Charlotte, NC) 5/86 – 4/88
Field Engineer: Provided installation and maintenance support for GE products located in manufacturing environments throughout the Carolinas. Worked on high voltage switchgear, transformers, digital drives, and motors. Specialized in software development for programmable logic controllers (PLC’s).
AWARDS / RECOGNITION
NC State University, Electrical and Computer Engineering Alumni Hall of Fame (2015)
Nominee, Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year
Leadership Hilton Head-Bluffton
Savannah Business Journal’s “40 under 40”
Microsoft Dynamics Accounting/CRM
Microsoft SQL Server
Microsoft Visual Studio (.NET)
Aspen Institute Executive Seminar (2005)
Engineer in Training (NSPE, 1998)
Microsoft Certified Professional (1993)
Novell Certified Netware Engineer (1990)
SC Future Minds
Aspen Global Leadership Network (AGLN)
Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE)
American Red Cross
Arts Center of Coastal Carolina
Greater Beaufort-Hilton Head Economic Partnership
Hilton Head-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce
The First Tee
SC Biotechnology Incubator Association
SC Chamber of Commerce
SC Venture Capital Investment Authority
Technical College of the Lowcountry
HOBBIES / INTERESTS
Triathlon (Ironman 70.3)
Running (Marathon, Half Marathon)