Austin, Texas


MS Dynamics NAV Project Manager

GBH Communications, Burbank, CA

June 2006 – Present

Project manager for in-house software development lifecycle (SDLC) that supports B2B and B2C distribution and e-commerce business models. Responsibilities include conducting in-depth needs analysis and spec writing; designing, testing, and implementing all modifications; managing timeline to ensure on-time implementation; documenting implementation and user processes; interfacing frequently with senior management team to present data on progress, timelines, and milestones; training end-users in proficient use of NAV and related software, and providing on-going phone and on-site customer support as needed. Additional projects include managing NAV 5.0 upgrade and implementation, handling all SQL database projects, assisted with VoIP phone upgrades, created IT trouble-ticket application in VB.Net, and implemented Sharepoint corporate wide. Recipient of internal “Elevate Myself Award” and have received multiple public acknowledgments from owners and senior team for outstanding service and production.

Technical Consultant

RiVal Enterprises, Los Angeles, CA

July 2004 – June 2006

President of freelance IT consulting firm. Managed all aspects of the business from project management and administration to technical delivery for approx 30 different clients. Activities included Navision development consulting, implementation, and support; network rollouts, additions, deletions and major modifications to client supporting infrastructure, overseeing the administration and maintenance of computer stations, handling all help desk activities and quickly responding to escalated help desk issues, implementing data protection and disaster recovery systems, developing client software applications, installing Exchange, Windows, and Linux servers, and consulting on and facilitating hardware purchasing needs.

IT Manager and Navision 3.7 Developer

Great American Marketing, Sun Valley, CA

November 2001 – July 2004

Originally hired as the in-house Navision developer and later promoted to IT Manager, overseeing all technical needs of the organization. Navision developer responsibilities included managing full software development lifecycle (SDLC) in support of B2B distribution business model. This included conducting needs analysis, creating timelines, all programming and development, implementation, documentation, and employee training and support. Other projects included managing IT team, handling all systems support and help desk needs, hardware and software recommendations and purchases, and EDI mapping and maintenance. Recognized for leading effort to compile company’s first Operations Manual for their Navision accounting system.


Navision 2.6 Developer Specialists in Custom Software Los Angeles, CA

Sales Support Engineer TTI Telecom Plantation, FL

NetExpert Developer Objective Systems Integrators Dallas, TX

Novell System Admin ATECNIC Lda. Portugal


MS Dynamics NAV 5.0 – Navision 2.6-3.7 – Windows Servers –

Exchange Servers – Window NT – Small Business Server – JetReports –

T-SQL – Javascript – XML – SQL Server 2005/2008 –

Sharepoint (MOSS 2007) – Technical Support –

EDI Mapping and Development –

System Administration MS Office Suite – MS Project – VBA – CSS –

HTML/XHTML – Shell Scripting – Linux – UNIX – C – VB.NET –

Object Oriented Programming – Relational Database Design –

Full Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)


Bachelor of Science, Computer Science (Honours)

University of Portsmouth

Portsmouth, England


speaks four languages fluently (Portuguese, Spanish, English, French) – committed to quality service – dedicated – ethical – honest – professional – true team player – outstanding communication and administration skills – excellent trainer and presenter – strong ability to prioritize and handle large volume of traffic – understands business needs and how to support them – highly creative and innovative – solution oriented – lighting-fast learner and performer


“Val is an extremely capable, hard working individual. He is able to communicate with all levels of an organization, is innovative, and is a great trainer. This is coupled with his programming skills, general business knowledge, and in depth understanding of accounting processes. He is also an extraordinary human being and I am proud to be associated with him. I give Val the strongest recommendation possible and would not hesitate to act as a reference.”

Ron Kirkeeng (VP Ops, GBH Communications)

“I just have to say thank you for a fantastic job on streamlining the commission reporting processes. This is an incredible savings to the company in time and money on an annual basis. Thanks again…”

Von Bedikian (President and Owner, GBH Communications)

“I cannot express my thanks or appreciation for the dedication, expertise, knowledge and steadfast attitude that you brought with assisting me in creating the financials. We ran across a lot of unexpected road blocks here and there, yet you handled each one with a smile and dedication that is rarely seen in business. You go beyond the call of duty which is so refreshing and I thank you!”

Samantha Trainor (Director of Finance, GBH Communications)

“Val is one of those IT people that perform seemingly impossible tasks with the greatest of ease. Val looked after our server network and workstations for a couple of years. He was very reliable and I highly recommend him.”

Doug Hay (CEO, Expansion Plus)

2 Replies to “Resume”

  1. Sameer

    I have a job opening for you in Plano, TX as Navision Developer.

    Please let me know if you are available for the same.

    Warm Regards,


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