Associate Director – Cybersecurity (Software Dev and AppSec) at AT&T, Inc.
(12/2022 – Present)
Role: Technical People Manager
Technical Leader: I oversee a team of developers working on automation and orchestration of essential, next-gen security functions for our AT&T Network. We work in a custom, agile DevSecOps model with deliverable functions across Cloud and Network. Role is a mix of Scrum Master, Requirements Engineer, Supervisor, and Network Lab Program Manager.

  • In 2023, delivered 1 full Release with sprints that performed above expectation, finishing features early—while also delivering full network lab functionality for end to end testing prior to production release
  • Facilitated purchase of 20% additional lab infrastructure and equipment, reduced lab maintenance costs by 10% year over year, and negotiated an improved 15% discount with a core lab partner.
  • Host – Friday News and Discussion. This is a forum where we discuss recent news through the lens of security and engineering.

Senior Cybersecurity in Cloud Strategy at AT&T, Inc.
(01/2021 – 12/2022)
Role: Cloud Security Strategist
Cloud Advocate in charge of cross organization alignment and strategic program implementation

  • New Security Product(s) – Product Development for Network Security and unannounced security products
    • Technical Product implementation and development focus on Cloud Security Posture Management
  • Marty Org Culture Team delivering actionable plans and organization culture initiatives that impact over 350 people — 26 “lunch and learns”, 3 process improvements, and a 13% improvement for employee experience year over year.
  • Program Managed team with over 20+ technical projects delivered in 2021with 12 delivered ahead of schedule.

Cloud Engineer III at AT&T, Inc.
(10/2019 – 12/2020)
Role: Cloud SME

Security SME for Cloud Management Office (part of AT&T’s Cloud PMO) with responsibilities for security identification and risk management for cloud implementations. I worked closely with the Security organization to solve the unique requirements of cloud migration regarding risk management, US security classification, and financial data security.

CI/CD Engineer II at AT&T, Inc.
(1/2019 – 10/2019)
Role: Captain of Dev Sec Ops SWAT Team

Lead local team of (2-4) developers in vendor management and onboarding of third-party applications to the AT&T DevSecOps software development pipeline: Continuous Development Platform (or CDP). Cost savings estimations of this project range from $100k to $500k+ per application depending on the vendor and application.

Senior Specialist Business Management at AT&T, Inc.
(1/2018 – 12/2019)
Role: Application Architect and Business Analyst

Contribute to design and implementation architecture vision and ensure specific components are appropriately designed and leveraged for Network on Demand product. Spearhead development team to close 35% fallout gap in reporting sales orders providing sales organizations key metrics for tracking. Lead cross organizational team to reduce API fallout errors on address qualifications across 4 key APIs to less than 0.1%.

Specialist Business Management at AT&T, Inc.
(6/2013 – 12/2017)
Role: Project Manager

Develop and manage a set scope of work within the project to be delivered through effective expectations setting, communications, and change management control. Support the team efforts including project plan, scope management, and budget management. Report project progress, issues, and risks through weekly status reports.

Role: Chief of Staff team for President of Technology Development
Technical Scope: People management, Business Continuity Planning, Program Management, Executive Communications, Budget Planning, Operations, Digital Media, Twitter, Facebook, Social Media Platforms, Web Analytics, Networking, Adobe Photoshop

Streamlined activities within the function based on organizational priorities in conjunction with other members of the executive management team. Served a critical role in ensuring short and long-term initiatives were appropriately prioritized, staffed, and executed within a deadline. Worked closely with all members of technical leadership team, as well as a wide range of members from other functions.
– Lead executive social media campaign on behalf of president of technology development including 8 executive participants and creating over 1 million social interactions for AT&T.
– Managed and led team of contingency planners for organization wide contingency plans responsible for roughly 15,000 employees.

Specialist Applications Developer at AT&T, Inc.
(1/2013 – 6/2013)
Role: Application Operations

Designed, implemented, and maintained procedures, standards, and goals of the operations department. Collaborated with supervisor to recommend, design, implement, and maintain incentive plans for the operations group for revision, approval, and implementation. Lead team of 2 contract technical writers to document all user experience, and troubleshooting documentation.
– Managed three application deployments into Apple App and Google Play stores over nine month period.
– Study procedures, organization workflow, and statistics to determine necessary changes of functions and responsibilities of workers and work areas.
– Spearheaded the implementation and maintenance of programs and activities to improve the motivation of the entire group, ensuring employee performance is in line with company vision.


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Education and Training

Masters of Interactive Technology
Southern Methodist University

Bachelors of Architecture
University of Notre Dame

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