Art has worked with companies like Bank of America and Great American Insurance Group.
He has built teams and championed critical projects with a $40M revenue increase. Art raised productivity by 50% and saved more than $24M in annual cost. He has a BS in Electronics
Engineering and an MBA from Pepperdine University.
He is known as “The Finisher” because he completes the most challenging technology projects with zero critical defects and superior customer service while increasing the bottom line, customer experience, and employee satisfaction.
Art has led the efforts for digital transformation to best-in-class enterprise solutions, increasing ROI. He is an expert in critical initiatives in Guidewire InsuranceSuite and InsuranceNow, PeopleSoft ERP, and Salesforce CRM. Eliminates reliance on specialized legacy skills, enabling hiring from a larger talent pool.
Art has been leading and managing Agile/Scrum projects for over a decade, including training, product backlog, user stories, sprint planning meetings, minimal viable product (MVP) definitions estimates, sprint goal, budgets, daily Scrum meetings, review/demo meetings, retrospective meetings, meeting facilitation, executive presentations and reports, issue resolution, and translation/liaison between business and IT.
Art provides technical advice to senior executives, like CIO, CEO, CFO, and COO. Counsels on aligning IT strategy with corporate goals, budgets, policies and procedures, methodologies, best practices, product selection, job descriptions, hiring the right talent, leading and managing technical people, high-performing teams, user experience (UX), customer service, employee engagement, cybersecurity, quality assurance, regulatory compliance, audits, governance, architecture, disaster recovery, and business continuity.
Art has driven results by introducing standardized, optimized processes, continuous improvements, QA procedures, best practices, standards, and methodologies. Creates insightful workflow diagrams for current and proposed operations showing the ROI.
Art has a track record of developing and implementing policies, procedures, standards, methodologies, and best practices for application development, quality assurance, change management, customer service, cybersecurity, regulatory compliance, disaster recovery, and business continuity.
Art has been helping businesses assess their risk, IT policies, procedures, methodologies, standards, guidelines, applications, infrastructure, cybersecurity, disaster recovery, business continuity, customer service, and working environment.