GENE A. VOSTEEN
26803 N. 73rd Way
Scottsdale, AZ 85262
480-473-7918 (H)
480-563-1805 (O)
gvosteen@foxstone.com

 

I am an experienced senior technical professional in all facets of the IT industry, with a focus on operations, maintenance, administration, budgeting and programming. I am expert at new startups and managing teams of 60 plus that are highly motivated and productive. I am looking for a challenge in business solutions development in emerging technologies and environments. I am committed to team building, exceptional customer service, and rapid adoption of best practices.

 

OVERVIEW

Senior IT manager expert at building new IT organizations and adapting to technical and business challenges; Adept at running complex, multi-million dollar projects from inception to implementation; Proven ability to quickly identify impacts, creating solutions among competing resources and requirements, leading to significant cost savings; Dedicated to integrity in the workplace; Devoted mentor and skilled team builder.

 

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • As President of Foxstone Industries, developed over 50 websites for U.S., Canada, Europe and South America, generating positive cash flow for last 6 years. Additionally provides contract management services for startup companies to establish IT infrastructure.
  • At Direct Alliance Corporation established IT Department, creating reporting groups and cost centers for Helpdesk, Desktop Support, Networking, Server Room, System Administration, Application Programmers, and Web Programmers, with a staff of 60 and 8 direct reports (Managers for Helpdesk, Desktop Support, Web Development, Networking and MS Administration, Unix/Linux, Database Security and Application Programming.)
  • Enabled Direct Alliance Corporation to support multiple yet separate client call centers by creating a secure subnetted network, enabling each client company to audit their respective call center traffic.
  • Constructed new 3,000 square foot server/computer room and established internal networking security. Deployed 120 server level computers ($1M) and 700+ desktop computers for Sales Department. This system supports sales of $1.5M per day.
  • At Verizon, designed a secure private operations network that was extended to all of New England, valued at $18M. Obtained corporate approval, obtained funding, oversaw design and implementation.

 

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Directed hardware maintenance, computer operations, network communications, application development and support and related training.

10 years experience managing groups using state-of-the-art development tools to design customized applications.

Conceive, design and maintain customized web applications in the United States, Canada and Netherlands.

 

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

President, Foxstone Industries, Inc, Scottsdale, AZ 1995 - Present
SR IT Manager, Direct Alliance Corp, Tempe AZ 1998 - 2001
Manager, Tech Support, Security, Computer Operations Planning, Computer Maintenance and Operations, Verizon, Newark, NJ 1966 - 1997 (Retired)

 

EDUCATION

AA Business Administration - Bergen Community College 1990
BS Computer Science - attended Thomas Edison University 1995

 

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