As the President of DESARA Group, I am responsible for major client engagements, business development and strategy. I have over 30 years of leadership and hands-on experience in telecommunications, software development and aerospace engineering.

Furthermore, I manage the telecommunications sector for DESARA’s consulting business, personally handling a portfolio of top accounts whose complex, multi-site management systems require project teams with diverse technical specialties. I advise executive management teams on quality strategy, information security management, new business acquisitions, and software development processes.

In 2014, I was elected to the QuEST Forum Board of Directors, having been an active member since 1999 and having served in numerous leadership roles. I also serve on the US TAG to TC 176 to influence the release of ISO 9001:2015.

The DESARA Group services includes consulting services to identify and implement improvements in operations, product development, and supply chain management; and customized training solutions to build proficiency at all levels for long term improvements.

Key areas of The DESARA Group expertise include:

  • Telecommunications Industry Specialists
  • Management System Implementation, including TL 9000, ISO 9001, and ISO 27001 Information Security Management
  • Business System Improvement
  • In-depth management system investigations, e.g. following major customer complaints

As part of my accomplishments I helped dozens of clients ranging from small start up firms to global leaders in telecommunications. Clients include VERIZON, SBC, LUCENT, CISCO, NOKIA, and MOTOROLA as well as suppliers to those industry leaders.

My Specialties are: Management, Start Up, Telecommunications, Software Development, TL 9000, ISO 27001 (Information Security Management), Risk Management, and Sustainability.