University of New Haven. (2013 - Present).
Teach finance at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Serve as the faculty coordinator
at UNH for the SAP University Alliance program. Work on integrating the SAP ERP software
into our business curriculum to enhance internship and job opportunities for our students.
Work on developing a business intelligence program at the university. Integrate the
use of financial software into our finance program. Assist with the development of
a master’s degree program in the finance department. Work on the AACSB certification
initiative. Advise students. Work on the Business Ready initiative to improve student
skill sets for job opportunities.
University of New Haven. (2007 - 2013).
Teach at the undergraduate and graduate level as well as in special programs such
as our emerging leaders cohort program. Serve as the faculty point person to support
our faculty for our SAP University Alliance initiative to integrate the use of SAP
software via workshops into relevant courses in the College of Business. Develop
relationships with local businesses using SAP to facilitate a student track into internships
and permanent employment. Work on integrating more technology into the financial
curriculum. Advise students. Assist in the development of our finance program.
Build a research program.
University of New Haven. (2006 - 2007).
Adjunct Professor/Tutor (2006 – 2007), Department of Economics and Finance, University
of New Haven, West Haven, CT 06516.
Responsibilities: Teach and tutor economics and finance courses at the undergraduate
level. Teach an online economics course at the undergraduate level.
Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield of CT. (1994 - 2005).
Programmer Analyst III and IV (1994 -2005), Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield of CT,
North Haven, CT 06473.
Responsibilities: Worked with underwriters and actuaries on rating and quoting systems
written in Visual Basic and Excel VBA. Worked on Y2K programming and remediation
projects to make programs Y2K compliant. Involved with all aspects of the project
management cycle from client interviews for requirements analysis, to design, coding,
testing and implementation for the Blue Shield 65 Provider Demographics application
that is used by 110 clients. Developed creative solutions for moving data between
different platforms and databases. Worked on the Enrollment and Billing development
project. Analyzed systems and coded program modules.
The Travelers Insurance Company. (1987 - 1994).
Programmer Analyst/Senior Information Specialist (1987-1994), The Travelers Insurance
Company, Hartford, CT 06105.
Responsibilities: Increased system efficiency and throughput four fold resulting
in reduced processing costs by developing a new front end for the Flexible Spending
Account system. Commended by field office manager, home office director and several
managers for trouble-shooting and resolving major system production problems, which
could have lost accounts. Reduced budget pressures by developing creative ways to
streamline database unload/load maintenance issues that reduced costs. Adhered to
very tight production schedules for processing policyholder data which helped reduce
customer complaints and preserved account retention.