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Fields, Retired LTC US Army and President of IT-HenHouse LLC

Current Chair of Mecklenburg County Small Business Entrepreneurial Advisory Committee (SBEAB)



I am a selfless, analytical, resourceful, and energetic of Veteran, Minority owned Information Systems Consulting Business, IT-HenHouse LLC (formerly VISC750). IT-HenHouse’s services include Software Implementation, Package Selection, Training, Ongoing Support, Evaluate IT Vendors, Software System Audit and Computer Lending Services. I have 16 years of Information Systems implementation expertise for healthcare, retail, pharmaceuticals, telecommunication, transportation, military and state government clients. I have acquired software implementation experience within Lawson Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, General Ledger, Asset Management, Billing, Billing/Revenue Recognition, Purchase Order, Inventory Control and Activity Management. My portfolio includes the following deliverables:

• Business Analysis

• Data Conversion

• Resource Allocation

• Project Management

• Functional Configuration

• Testing

• Software Customization

• End User Training/Manuals



IT-HenHouse LLC

President & Owner Jun 2014 – Present

 Led the Elliot Health Care’s Fiscal Year Calendar shift for Lawson Financials, Procurement, Supply Chain and Human Resources modules Lawson version 10. Offered functional subject matter expertise to end users and build the project plan. (May – October 2018)

 Assessed current 173 Hard Rock cafés and 25 hotels Infor Accounts Receivable configuration and offered invoice and reporting process improvements for enhanced daily efficient and analyst productivity.

 Provided problem resolution to alleviate 2 years of Lawson Accounts Receivable Aging in midst of Hard Rock Café year end closing, staff departure and corporate Headquarters relocation (January 2018 – June 2018).

 Resolved 12 months of Transaction Account Balancing at Austin Independent School District for Cash Book, Inventory Control, Account Payable Purchase Orders, and General Ledger.

 Managed Lawson ERP Financials version 9 to 10 version upgrade (Functional and Technical Resources Assignment/Allocation, Problem Resolution, Customizations, Progress Tracking, Budget Control, Training, Go Live, 3 months Post Go Live Support) at Life Care Centers of America (March – August 2017)

 Implemented Cloud Based, Version 10, Lawson Financials (Asset Management, General Ledger, Activity Management, and Accounts Payable) at Maury Regional Hospital System (Feb – Oct 2016).

 Configured Maury Regional Hospital New Chart of Accounts and Organization Structure for Lawson Global HR.

 Deployed Infor Asset Management and Set up Lawson Budget Planning implementation version 10 at new Aldara Medical Center (Saudi Arabia).

 Implement Lawson Activity Management for 1 Billion Dollar Capital Budget at new Sidra Medical Center (Qatar).

 Handle Production Support issues for Financial and Procurement S3 Lawson Version 10.

 Resolved Unit Acceptance Test issues for Asset Management, Accounts Payable, General Ledger, Process Flow and Inventory Control modules.

 Provide Virtual Functional Support per Lawson clients on as needed basis.

 Conduct functional module user training for Activity Management and General Ledger modules.

 Build external report requirements for Financials and Procurement modules.

 Develop organization and system functional usage process flows.

New Orleans East Hospital (Contractor)

Lawson ERP Implementation Consultant (Contract) Feb 2014 – Mar 2014

 Implement Lawson ERP functional setup for New Orleans East Hospital users of Accounts Payable, Asset Management and General Ledger.

 Build scripts for user training and system testing.

 Conduct functional module user training for Accounts Payable, General Ledger and Asset Management.

 Test Finance modules interfaces with external employee payroll processing and internal functional modules.

 Resolve implementation issues regarding configuration, interfaces and Go Live.

NTTData Corporation/Revere Group

Sr. Lawson ERP Implementation Lead Consultant Aug 2012 – October 2013

 Act as Lawson ERP Implementation Financials Lead and Subject Matter Expert among client’s Information Technology (IT) Department, Management and User community.

 Provide Lawson implementation support to users of Accounts Payable, Billing, Accounts Receivable, Matching, and Purchase Order.

 Conduct functional module user training.

 Resolve issues regarding Quality Assurance Phase, Unit Acceptance Test Phase, and Go Live preparation.

 Build test scripts for Quality Assurance and Unit Acceptance Testing.

Belk Stores Corporate Headquarters

Sr. Lawson Business Systems Analyst (Contract) Jun 2012 – Aug 2012

 Acted as liaison and Subject Matter Expert between Information Technology Department and Finance areas.

 Provided Lawson 9.01 (MSP 9) functional production support to users of General Ledger, Asset Management, Purchase Order, Activity Management, Cash Book, Accounts Payable and Tax modules.

 Resolved processing issues regarding purchase orders, MS Query Manager uploads, and month end close.

 Provided business specifications for multi-year Sales Tax Extract IRS Compliance Report for 302 Belk stores.

 Built and maintained relationships with Belk IT service providers, Finance business users, and onsite IT staff.


Logistics Action Officer Dec 2009 – Feb 2012

 Tracked global ground and air movement of Soldiers and Equipment in support of unit deployments and redeployments to Iraq and Afghanistan.

 Prepared daily PowerPoint presentation for Senior Level leadership at Army Logistics Command.

 Analyzed operational impact of personnel and equipment transportation delays due to adverse weather.

 Trained G4 Logistics Operations Center (LOC) peers on unit transportation tracking systems.

 Maintained active Top Secret Security Clearance in order to complete sensitive requests for information.

Virtual Solutions 750 LLC

Independent IT Consultant Apr 2008 – Dec 2009

 Created functional and technical specifications of centralized Accounts Payable Services Center Crystal based (Lawson Financials version 9.0) Reports for Catholic Health Initiatives nationwide Hospital system.

 Analyzed Lawson data, recommending improvements and linking available data to customized reports.

 Advised client on data collection, report design, report enhancements, and problem resolution.

 Performed functional and data test of reports prior to user acceptance and production load.

Huron Consulting Group

Associate Apr 2007 – March 2008

 Advised client and resolved functional Lawson Financials version 9.0 implementations issues at hospital facilities for Activity, Accounts Receivable, Grant and Billing & Revenue Management.

 Trained and provided production support to current and future users.

 Developed scripts for end user training, integration tests and functional system tests.

 Evaluated project team progress and devised lessons learned documentation.

Deloitte Consulting

Senior Consultant (ERP Financials Team Lead) Nov 2005 – Apr 2007

 Implemented Lawson Financials version 8.1 modules (i.e. Activity Management, Asset Management, and General Ledger) at remote healthcare facilities (Mayo Clinic, Catholic Health Initiatives).

 Performed current systems reports analysis and functional configuration management.

 Developed business process improvement process diagrams (VISIO).

 Led system and integration tests for Lawson Financials functional modules.

 Resolved implementation team and “Go Live” environment production systems user issues.

 Evaluated project team progress and devised lessons learned documentation.

 Worked on prospective client engagement request for proposals.

 Developed adhoc queries in response to problem resolutions requests.


Battalion Adjutant Nov 2004 – Nov 2005

 Personnel Manager of 1,800 Soldiers and Airmen U.S. Army Battalion.

 Led and mentored 1 officer, 2 noncommissioned officers, and 4 junior enlisted personnel.

 Managed, tracked progress, and conducted classes for 12 subordinate transportation companies in order to complete mandatory tour awards for approximately 1,750 personnel in less than 2 months.

 Resolved 30 congressional inquiries.

 Ensured staff completeness of 120 Red Cross messages, 150 line of duty investigations, 100 commissioned officer evaluations, 800 noncommissioned officer evaluations, 125 emergency leave requests, 50 release from Iraqi theater packets, and 1,400 pallets of incoming and outgoing mail.

 Conducted bi-weekly briefings to higher command and subordinate commanders.

 Completed administrative actions for casualty reporting, medical departures and memorial services.

Bon Secours Hospital

Senior Functional Implementation Specialist (Contractor) Mar 2004 – Nov 2004

 Implemented Lawson Financials version 8.1 modules (i.e. Activity Management, Asset Management, and General Ledger) at Bon Secours’ nationwide healthcare facilities.

 Trained and provided production support to current and future users.

 Developed and implemented new Baseline (Gap) Analysis.

 Performed current systems reports analysis.

 Provided data conversion expertise for assets, journal entries, vendors, and receivable balances.

Ardent Health Services

Lawson Senior Applications Specialist June 2003 – December 2003

 Deployed franchise based Lawson Financials 8.0 package at hospitals and implemented General Ledger, Asset Management, and Accounts Payable modules at healthcare facilities.

 Evaluated user needs for information systems relative to ERP applications; established meeting priorities and time frames; recommended hardware and software acquisitions/modification and participated in strategic information system planning for the organization and recommended solutions.

 Converted existing client data into Lawson Financials Systems; maintained project plan, status, and resource allocation; and trained end users on functionality at remote deployment site.

EYT, Inc., Chantilly, VA

Senior Business Analyst – Lawson Financials Package Lead November 2000 – September 2002

 Implemented Lawson’s version 8.0 Billing, Billing & Revenue Recognition, Accounts Receivable and Activity Management modules at Camp Systems’ Aircraft Cargo Rental and Maintenance Tracking.

 Implemented Lawson’s Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable for Triton Container and Aviation Corp.

 Completed Project Management duties including scope, requirements analysis, demos, deliverable assignment, training development, project plan, project meetings and status updates.

 Conducted conference room pilot and unit testing & integration for Lawson Financials clients.

 Resolved client implementation issues and coordinated post project client support.

 Finalized project requirements during kickoff meeting and weekly sessions at client site.

 Wrote end user documentation for post live daily and month end module activities.

AETEA Information Technology, Rockville, MD

Functional Analyst /Contract– Lawson Financials Package Lead October 1998 – September 2000

 Led Lawson team data extraction deliverable and served as data conversion liaison for Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, General Ledger, Purchase Order, Inventory Control and Activity Management modules.

 Developed module functional designs matrix, configuration/set-up document, and test scripts.

 Devised and implemented data mapping and conversion process of UUNet's Domestic, International and Operating Companies’ projects, budgets, and asset transactions for FY99 and FY00.

 Wrote end-user training documentation for post implementation turnover.

 Designed Visio-based process flows of client's capital budgeting functions and data conversion.

 Conducted conference room pilot for Activity Management module and product usability/functional analysis.

 Analyzed and resolved critical project issues including purchase order module interface, data compatibility, MCI/WorldCom budget approval, product modifications, general ledger budgets, Year 2000 project budgets, duplicate budget commitments and FY99 purchase order processing backlog.

 Managed post Lawson Financials and Procurement implementation support, annual budgets upload process, technical code fixes, application security and end user functional module training.

IBM Global Services, Charlotte, NC

Associate Consultant March 1997 – September 1998

 Interviewed management and analyzed remote systems merger issues.

 Produced conversion and interface plans for advertisement funds receivables and allocation system of 300 Long John Silver’s franchises using LAWSON Financials 7.0 Package.

 Developed Business Case Document for ServiStar, Coast to Coast, and True Value merger.

 Collected and analyzed functional and technical requirements for franchise advertisement system.


Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA - 1994

Master of Business Administration,

Master of Science in Management of Information Systems

Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA - 1987

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Areas of Emphasis: Management of Information Systems, Army ROTC


Software: BASIC, COBOL, SQL/DS, MS Word, MS Excel, Eproject, MS Project, Lotus SmartSuite, DBASE III +, WordPerfect 6.0, TSO, ISPF/PDF, IBM JCL, DEC DCL, PANVALET, IEF/Composer 5.3, Query Manager, DB2, VISIO Flowchart, BRIO Reporting, Microsoft Query, LAWSON financials ERP through 9.01

Hardware: IBM 4381, IBM 3090, DEC VAX

Operating Systems: MVS/XA, MS-DOS, VAX/VMS, OS/2, UNIX, Microsoft Windows, Windows NT

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