Vice President, Information Technology | Corporate Communications - February 2016 - Present
AgriSmart, Inc. Côte d'Ivoire
AgriSmart Team Profile (click here): Trey leads technology research, development, implementation and management for AgriSmart, a sustainable agriculture startup in public-private partnership with SODEFOR Society for Development of Forests in Côte d’Ivoire, a government agency in Côte d’Ivoire.
Mr. Warme applies his years of human relations and psychology studies to serving AgriSmart as the strategic marketing executive, responsible for corporate branding, marketing, public relations, social media management, and Website development.
The collaborative is made up of top expert entrepreneurs in their fields consisting of Americans, native Ivorians and dual Côte d’Ivoire / US citizens, with notable prior business success in sustainable agriculture, international business development, public-private partnerships, and startups.
An impact investment in the realization of the Global Goals for Sustainable Development, AgriSmart, Inc. Côte d’Ivoire
is in the planning stages of their IPO
. Contact Trey mail
for information on becoming an AgriSmart investor.
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Regional Sales Manager - April 2015 - October 2015
Savvy relationship builder that fosters business success by developing long-term partner relations and continually listening to customer needs to develop a personalized plan scalable to their evolving goals.
IT sales consulting to fuel organizational growth, reduce costs, make your infrastructure extremely simpler and more efficient with server virtualization, cloud technologies and outsourced professional IT services.
Aligning Southern CA businesses with the right products, vendors, services to help business take advantage of storage services that enable the move away from the complexity of legacy back-end storage systems.
Selling consultatively to further the success of organizational initiatives with value bringing a confluence of the ingenuity gained from an array of technical support services leadership roles, the professional maturity accrued from many years of customer service along with enterprising troubleshooting skills and problem-solving abilities.
Helping empower SoCal business in their migration to the cloud, so they can keep an edge on the competition, deliver new services, engage into new product markets, get closer to customers, and make progressively mobile and demanding employees more productive with effectual cloud service management.
Trey is a talented enterprise IT engineer, who brings expert industry connections with a diverse knowledge of network security products to help you make the right decisions of how to best protect your company assets and liabilities from the evolving barrage of network threats posed by growing connectivity from any device to many clouds as well as people using multiple devices to connect to various networks and services through an ever-growing range of applications.
Sr. Network Engineer - November 2013 - October 2014
California Coast Credit Union
Oldest credit union in San Diego, CA over $1.7 billion strong and serves more than 120,000 members, dedicated to your best interest and committed to the credit union mission of "people helping people".
Managed the research and implementation of technologies to enhance the capabilities of the enterprise and IT infrastructure team, as well as satisfy the audit requirements imposed by the NCUA National Credit Union Administration, the California DFI Department of Financial Institutions and the California DBO Department of Business Oversight.
+ Designed and integrated an email eDiscovery platform to meet legal data discovery collection and analysis requirements and fulfill the enterprise data retention policy.
+ Decreased operational costs, improved user experience and provided central management by implementing a Microsoft RDS Remote Desktop Server for creative Mac user access to Windows network services.
+ Improved member security, reduced risk on the production network and created a point of central management with the implementation of member kiosks secured in a separate domain.
+ Collected, reviewed for concerning events and reported on SIEM Security Information and Event Management reports generated from several enterprise monitoring softwares.
+ Participated in BCP Business Continuity Planning committee and annual tabletop tests to prove established DR Disaster Recovery plans as well as satisfy NCUA, DFI and DBO audit requirements.
Technical Account Manager - May 2011 - January 2013
Named by Penton Technology to the 2015 MSPmentor 501 Global Edition, 8th Annual Report Identifying the World’s Top 501 Managed Service Providers (MSPs), and a San Diego headquartered recognized Microsoft Partner Professional & MSP Managed Services Provider.
Designed and managed virtual server networks helping organizations more efficiently meet business objectives to reach new heights. Increased customer productivity and lowered costs by moving email and software services into public, private and hybrid Cloud based IaaS, PaaS and SaaS environments. Provided IT professional services and continued managed services consultation in all areas of systems design, delivery and daily operations. Multi-tasked onsite and remote support to managed services customers, NOC helpdesk team and other field engineers.
+ Engineered a high availability clustered Microsoft System Center Hyper-V server network, configured SAN storage, programmed network switches and managed firewall security for a large spiritual based non-profit organization.
+ Designed and built a Hyper-V Server private cloud for a commercial plumbing manufacturer, configured NAS storage, migrated Windows AD domain, deployed RemoteApp Programs. Programmed firewall VPN to remote locations. Traveled to customer sites in TN and NV, programmed secure wireless networks on Cisco Aironet WAPs and configured wireless scanner and laptop connectivity to ERP software inventory accounting SQL database in customer private cloud in CA.
+ Engineered VMware ESX virtual server clustered Windows AD domain, SAN storage and configured network security for a large international medical skin product manufacturer headquarters. Managed network reconfiguration when company moved to larger location to accommodate their rapid growth. Redesigned Windows AD security as customer acquired and divested interests in other companies.
Manager, IT Information Technology - June 2008 - October 2010
Primm Valley Casino Resorts
Buffalo Bills, Whiskey Pete's & Primm Valley Casino Resorts at the CA state-line; Operated by Herbst, now Affinity Gaming.
Architected highly available enterprise Microsoft Hyper-V Server Core network, engineered Windows AD security, network security, SAN storage, data integrity and communications for three casinos, hotels, arena, convention and executive centers, corporate offices, gas stations, outdoor racing events and all business in the town of Primm, as well as upgraded and managed millimeter wave satellite communications to a golf course pro shop county club over the CA state line in addition to managing communications for the busiest lottery store in CA. Configured network security for complex sub-networks and VLANs, including gaming, operations and multiple POS point of sale retail networks with varying WAN connections. Administrated IBM i-Series. Led team of operations specialists and network support technicians. Planned and managed the integration and execution of numerous synchronized projects in collaboration with multiple departments and service providers.
+ Managed VMware specialized accounting desktop images and user access.
+ Upgraded Extreme Network to Cisco network infrastructure with MPLS connection to private cloud in Las Vegas.
+ Forged lasting alliances with key service providers through strong communication and addressing challenges in partnership.
Sr. Systems Administrator - June 2006 - August 2008
Leading Phase I-IV clinical enrollment provider for global pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device organizations.
Designed Lotus Unified Communications infrastructure. Administrated Windows AD domain and Lotus Notes. Managed pharmaceutical research call center desktop support team.
+ Decreased operational costs and improved user experience by moving email to a hosted Microsoft Exchange service (an early cloud service offering before the cloud grew up and became called 'the cloud').
+ Increased user productivity through automation with WinBatch scripts and macros.
+ Engineered network infrastructure to accommodate 300%+ growth.
+ Actualized company call center goals through deployment of Cisco VoIP infrastructure.
Network Systems Administrator - June 2004 - June 2006
Sixth on the Grant Thornton NC 100 top private companies in 2011. Retail petroleum and convenience store chains in 8 states.
Upgraded Windows NT 4 domain to SUSE Linux. Engineered storage array. Configured secure VPN network to remote offices. Managed network operations for corporate offices and ~200 retail locations. Managed support intern. Administrated Sun Solaris database.
+ Increased productivity, reduced support with the creation of proactive computer training in store manager certification course.
+ Improved operational awareness by coding a real-time store network monitor Web dashboard.
+ Grew infrastructure and redesigned network security as enterprise acquired competitor organizations.
Computer Engineering Technology Instructor - January 2004 - June 2006
Cape Fear Community College
NC academic excellence award winning staff. Phi Theta Kappa Award winning leaders. Fifth-largest NC community college.
Instructed a Survey of Operating Systems course covering theory, installation, administration, proprietary and open source management utilities, in addition to best security practices of Windows, Linux, and Mac operating systems: student labs run in VMware virtual machine servers and workstations. Taught a preparation class for the Comptia Inet+ Certification demonstrating a proficiency of Web protocols, Internet security and Web programming: students coded and posted a live Web site with multiple technologies as final project.
+ Enhanced student value with real life shared professional experiences of subject matter.
+ Helped students define and achieve career objectives.
+ Role provided a unique learning opportunity to present to an audience ranging in age and experience from right out of high school to older senior level professionals with a multiplicity of ages and career levels in between: to encode my message, and then if necessary re-encode the message as many different ways and times as needed until all heads were bobbing 'yes' with eyes wide with understanding.
Founder, IT Consultant - January 2002 - Present
Dynamic Network Solutions | Trey Warme, Independent IT Contractor
Founded and managed independent IT Consultant operations providing professional and managed IT services consulting in NC and NV, and currently serving customers in San Diego and Southern CA.
+ Saved customers tens of thousands of dollars by listening to their needs and making recommendations as their advocate with their needs first.
+ Helped organizations more effectively reach their objectives.
+ Developed valuable, long term interpersonal relationships.