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BERNHARD SCHNEIDER

2107 Eaglepath Circle, Henderson, NV 89074, USA, (702) 228-5560, bs17247b@westpo


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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
* VP of Technology & Instruction
* IT Instructor
* Academic Director
* Commercial & Consumer Technology Architecture & Integration
* Business Planning
* Regulatory Compliance & Procedures
* Systems Development Lifecycle Technology
* Risk Assessment & Management
* IT Consultant & Project Lead
* Startups & Turnarounds
* E-Commerce Strategy & Development
* Bilingual German & English
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VP OF TECHNOLOGY & INSTRUCTION


Professional Institute of Technology, Inc., Las Vegas, Nevada * 11/08-current
LV-PITA is a post-secondary education center, a Microsoft Partner, and an accred
ited Microsoft IT Academy. My position is the Vice President of Technology & Ins
truction, and the Academic Director for the school. I prepared and automated ent
ire application and certification programs. In addition, I successfully complete
d the entire network for high level security, speed, growth, and availability wh
ile being available for student and owner needs.
* Supervised IT staff and instructors
* Managed daily operations and setup company wide policies and standards
* Planned for future company growth and presented budget proposals for company n
eeds
* Instructed and mentored students in various application and certification prog
rams
* Maintained and established customer, student, and vendor relationships

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY INSTRUCTOR


The Learning Center, Las Vegas, Nevada * 06/07-10/08
TLC provides Technical Education for Microsoft Applications & Professional Certi
fications, Novell CNE; COMPTIA A+, Network+, and Security+; Prosoft Certified In
ternet Webmaster; Wireless Network Certifications & CISCO. Customers include VA
and US Armed Forces, local casinos and fortune 500 clients. I received the highe
st student evaluations of any instructor. Recently, I represented TLC as IT Inst
ructor on Davis - Monthan Air Force Base, Tucson, AZ. I am certified and able to
instruct in the following areas:
* MS Professional Certifications; CISCO CCNA, CCNP; COMPTIA A +, Network +, Secu
rity+
* Website Design & Development; HTML, JAVA, MS FrontPage, Macromedia, and Adobe
* Microsoft Office Applications (Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Levels)
* LAN Administration & Tools (Building a business and an IT department from star
t to end that included: Research, Proposals, Budget Analysis, Network Analysis &
Design, Network Layout & Subnetting, SDLC, Testing & Implementation, Wireless N
etworks, Vendors & Outsourcing)
PRESIDENT
International Network Solutions, Inc., Las Vegas, Nevada * 06/01-06/07
INSI focused on consulting projects for IT Networks as well as Website Design &
Development.
* Extensive expertise directing all aspects of Information Technology projects a
nd operations
* Proven ability to train, motivate, and lead successful cross-functional teams
of employees
* Evaluated and improved existing securities, policies, processes, and standards
for clients
* Developed and designed web site for Scenic Airlines (Net Profit per Day = $10,
000)
* Performed strategic planning and problem solving in diverse settings
* Strong negotiation, mediation, and presentation skills on national and interna
tional levels
* More than 5 years as an Information Technology President working in team effor
ts with cross-functional consultants & vendors

SUPERVISOR, MIS SYSTEMS ENGINEER - MCSE


Mandalay Resort Group, Las Vegas, Nevada * 01/00-05/01
Supervised, prioritized, organized, evaluated and scheduled all IT activities wi
th Network Administrators and PC Technicians for this hospitality & gaming Indus
try Company. Project leader for Mandalay's "Shark Reef Adventure" on website des
ign & development as well as IT network integration using SDLC technology. Manag
ed and evaluated projects with international vendors and consultants. Documented
and proposed IT activities successfully to upper management for evaluation and
improvement.
* Recommended and implemented changes in network security and data integrity
* Planned hardware, software and budget needs to accomplish current and future M
RG goals
* Fixed network bottlenecks and fine-tuned network environments as well as disas
ter recovery
* Offered complex time and cost solutions according to latest technologies and S
DLC methods
* Provided leadership, educational activities and programs for IT staff

SUPERVISOR, SENIOR NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR


Alliance Gaming Corporation, Las Vegas, Nevada * 09/99-12/99
As integral senior leadership team member I developed and deployed world-wide co
mmunication setup with minimum down time for Executive Management personnel. Mai
ntained, updated, upgraded and restructured a global network infrastructure. Suc
cessful implementation of firewall security for company owned vital source code
and software programs with advanced network technology, using CISCO (PIX) router
s and switches (VLANs).
* Administered & implemented Novell & Microsoft NT LAN, WAN, GAN and internet ne
tworks
* Maintained satellite connections with MCI and AT&T for Germany, Africa and Aus
tralia
* Provided international support of world-wide company destinations through PC-A
nywhere
SENIOR NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR/ANALYST
Amil International, Las Vegas, NV * 01/98-07/99
Key team member for IT network infrastructures and network security using SDLC t
echnology. Developed and implemented company-wide processes, policies, and stand
ards that led to increased productivity and cost savings. In addition, I strateg
ically planned network segmentation for future growth and volume increase.
* Improved and fine-tuned network server farm, processes and procedures
* Installed and administrated international telecommunications networks
* Managed the entire MIS section of the Medicaid line of business

FORMAL EDUCATION
B.S. COMPUTER & MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS, MANAGEMENT MINOR
Metropolitan State College of Denver, Colorado, 1992
A.S. ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING & A.A.S. FINE ART
Arapahoe Community College, Littleton, Colorado, 1990

CURRENT CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES


MCT, 2008 Enterprise MCSE + Messaging, MCSA, MCP+I, MCTS Vista; Novell CNA & CNE
; CWNA; CISCO CCNA, CCNP, CISS (Securing Cisco Network Devices); COMPTIA A+, Net
work+, Security+; IBM; HP; Compaq; Toshiba; Lexmark; Epson; Okidata; NEC
Coaching Licenses: Team Handball and Track & Field (National, Olympic, Internati
onal Levels)