Coston D. Dorsey, MBA, PMP Richmond, VA 23113
Teaching in higher education since 2014 with over twenty years experience in
information security, systems development, project management and software
development. Greatest skills are engaging and communicating efficiently with all
KEY SKILLS SET:
HIGHER EDUCATION INSTRUCTION: Uses traditional and adaptive instruction
to educate students in project management, programming, information security,
cyber risk and systems planning, creation, management and administration.
IS MANAGEMENT: Can manage multiple platforms over different environments
with different levels of complexity, spread over multiple resources. Managed
Oracle platforms integrated with DB2 environments and much more.
SYSTEM PLANNING & DESIGN: From user requirements to maintenance.
Helped design and plan systems for associations to large businesses.
PROJECT MANAGEMENT: Created, managed, modified and executed project
plans for commercial firms, like Verizon and government agencies, such as the
Department of the U.S. Army for over nineteen years.
CYBER SECURITY: Covering all aspects from external access to behavioral
manipulation and customer penetration. Successful activates include:
Covertly obtaining information at request from institutions protected by
Having companies and individuals give free and open access to personal
information of 1000’s of high profile individuals.
Accessing secure facilities through behavior modification, customer
penetration and friendly means. Facilities include commercial,
government and residential.
Provide strong cyber security to accounting and corporate systems for
national organizations to ensure safety from external and internal threats.
Testing cyber security via war dialing and vulnerability tools to perform
threat assessments and ensure all ports and lines were secure.
Accessing and penetrating internal network and corporate policies to
determine vulnerabilities. Tested and reported on information security
incidents and suggested ways to enhance polices.
Obtaining access to other’s bank funds via normal physical and telephone
contact all within legal means.
EXPERIENCE: OFFICEPRO, Inc., Content Creation Manager and IT Instructor, March 2016 –
o Instructing military civilians for US Army DECA (Defense Commissary Agency -
Headquarters) in Microsoft Office products, such as MS Office 2010 (Beginner to
o Fairfax County Government in SharePoint and MS Word 2013.
o NIST (National Institutes of Standards and Technology) in PowerPoint 2016.
o Department of Justice (DOJ) - Federal Bureau of Prisons in Adobe Acrobat XI and
o The Naval Surface Warfare Center in Visual Basic.
o Created custom curriculum for above products.
o Fairfax County Public Schools Virginia: Instructed over two-thousand five-hundred
users on new workforce management system, MyTime by infor in UNDER eight
o Built and led six-person team to ensure coverage for all classes.
o In January 2017, OPI offered the opportunity to be the project manger for their
instructor and student manuals.
ITT Technical Institute, Adjunct Professor – IT Project Management, Richmond,
VA, September 2014 – April 2016
o Taught computer networking, programming, system design and advanced project
management to over 200 students.
o Products include: MS Exchange, Windows Server, VMWare, Windows 7, Windows
8 and hardware products such as routers and switches.
o Systems used include GradeBook, S3, Distance Learning LMS and Vital Source.
Bryant & Stratton College, Adjunct Professor – Introduction to Computing Skills,
Richmond, VA, January 2015 – January 2016
o First professor at Bryant and Stratton to encourage and enable students to create an
online presence with LinkedIn and Google Blog.
o Ensured students could use object-linking and embedding to integrate files in MS
o Topics taught include: Windows7, MS Office 2013, Google Apps, LinkedIn and
basic information user security.
o Systems used include Blackboard, Banner, SIMNet and GDP.
Jos. A. Bank, Sales Executive, Midlothian, VA, July 2013 – December 2014
o Managed tuxedo rental and suit purchase projects for weddings. One-hundred (100)
percent on time and under budget.
o Instructed employees on how to use new Point of Sale (POS) system.
o Assisted management in carrying out day to day operations and taught processes
and procedures to new employees.
RVA 804, Richmond City School Bus Tracking System Volunteer, March 2013-
o Provided data management using MongodB and Excel for all Richmond, VA school
Caritas VA/The Healing Place, Volunteer, Richmond, VA, May 2013- September
o Taught homeless men seeking employment how to use computers to find work.
Strategy Cafe, Project Manager, Richmond, VA, September 2012 – March 2013
o Created over eight project plans using MS Project-PMP/Agile methodologies.
o Project tracking and reporting to upper management-CEO, CTO and EVPs.
o Industries covered: medical, real estate, non-profit and process servers.
o Requirements gathering and explanation to software developers.
o Projects included system assessments and website development.
Coston Dorsey Consulting, LLC, Owner/President, Chantilly then Richmond, VA,
October 2008 – December 2011
o Stood up Windows Server 2003 LAN using Active Directory 2003.
o Maintained daily backups and cyber security with zero data loss.
o Installed and maintained workstations, laptops, printers and handheld devices,
o Configured modems, routers and switches.
o Stood up and configured remote access using VMware and Windows Remote
o Wrote over eighty-one contracts, forty-seven proposals and twenty-seven business
o Created LAN system to maintain WBS and secure customer’s financial information.
o Secured LAN system and documented incident response to meet SEC and FTC
NetCentrics, Project Manager, McLean, VA, October 2003 – July 2008
o Supported the Head Quarters US Army (HQDA, US ARMY) with secure wireless
mobile implementation. Common access card (CAC). PKI.
o Researched and procured the world’s first hard certified PKI wireless mobile
email solution for HQDA. Managed roll out program.
o Worked with telecommunication companies and hardware vendors to determine if
existing products and services met current US Army directives. VOIP & SVOIP.
o Wrote project proposals, contracts and monthly maintenance agreements.
o Assisted HQDA, US ARMY document engagement processes to meet ISO 9000
o Wrote project and engagement proposals, contracts and monthly maintenance
o Created and managed project plans for hardware and software roll outs.
o Identified DoD requirements and ensured IT controls were implemented in
compliance with requirements.
o Used ITIL methodology for project planning.
Coston Dorsey Consulting, LLC, Owner/President, Chantilly, VA, April
2001 – October 2003
ADP-IMS, Technical Consultant, Bethesda, MD, October 1998 – April 2001
Bell Atlantic (Verizon), Arlington, VA & Silver Spring, MD, April 1997-October
Software engineer, Access Provisioning Systems of Bell Atlantic
Executive Assistant, Telecom Group Systems, Bell Atlantic, Arlington, VA, April
The Orkand Corporation, Systems Administrator, Silver Spring, MD, January
1995 - July 1995
National Football League Players' Association, Information Systems Manager,
Washington, DC, May 1992 - December 1994
EDUCATION: MBA, Management Science and Information Technology, May 1997
Pamplin College, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg,
VA. Specialty in Internet Security. At least 18 graduate credits in Information
Technology and over 18 credits in other business areas.
B.S., Finance, May 1992
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA
Skills, training, certifications and professional affiliations are in Addendum
SKILLS, TRAINING & CERTIFICATIONS:
o Active directory 2000, 2003, 2008 and 2012.
o Project Management Professional (PMP) 2013
o Microsoft Certified Professional: Windows 2000 Server and Workstation.
o Operating Systems: DOS, Wang VS, Windows Server 2000, 2003, 2008, 2012 &
NT Server and Workstation, WindowsXP, Windows 7, Windows 8 and Apple
Macintosh System 7.
o Databases: Oracle 8, UDB 5.2, DB2, MS-SQL, dBase III+, FoxBASE, FileMaker
Pro, Goldmine and Access.
o Microsoft Exchange 2000, 2003, 2007, 2010 and 2013.
o Applications: Microsoft Office, Visio and Project, SharePoint, Internet Explorer
o Fundamentals of Telecommunications, November 1997, Bell Atlantic.
o Blackberry Server and Client software for mobile devices.
o Windows2000 Advanced Server & Professional, January 2001, RRTC
o Introduction to Oracle: SQL and PL/SQL, May 1998, Oracle Corporation
o Oracle8: Database Administration, June 1998, Oracle Corporation
o SQL Administration for WindowsNTAS, Oct. 1994, HTR.
o Hardware and Systems: Wang VS-85; Apple Macintosh & Powerbook; Micron,
Dell, Gateway, Compaq & HP servers and desktops; Everex Servers; ALS 4/33;
o VoIP and secure VoIP (SVoIP).
o Video Teleconference Systems – VTC and secure VTC.
o Networking: TCP/IP and Windows networking.
o Programming skills: BASIC, FORTRAN, Pascal and Speed II - 4th GL.
o Application design: Visual Basic for Applications, Lotus 1-2-3, dBase III+,
FoxBASE, WordPerfect, Omnis7 Squared, HTML, Java and iMIS.
o Implemented CheckPoint VPN security tool.
o Scripting for Tone Loc.
o CAC PKI for mobile devices.
Project Management Institute – Current
Member of Pamplin MBA Advisory Board from 1999-2005
Volunteer - Henrico County Employment Transition Center – Formerly
taught Excel classes to people seeking employment
Habitat for Humanity Volunteer