Unicus Associates - Specializing in the IBM product families - WebSphere and Lotus

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  • Sun Certified Programmer for Java 2 Platform
  • IBM Certified WebSphere Portal Administrator and Developer (V5 and V6)
  • IBM Certified WebSphere Application Server Administrator (V5 and V6)
  • IBM Certified WebSphere and Rational Instructor
  • Certified Lotus Principal Application Developer
  • Certified Lotus Principal System Administrator


  • IT trainer and consultant with a broad array of skills covering System Design/Architecture, J2EE Application Development, Project Management, and Training.
  • Over 15 years experience in information systems with roles including systems consulting, project management, staff management, staff mentoring, and certified technical trainer.
  • Strong technical knowledge of IBM WebSphere Application Server, WebSphere Portal Server (in both development and administration), WebSphere Process Server, Lotus Domino, and web application development technologies, including, Struts, JSF, and AJAX.
  • Brings wide and deep business and project experience to customers’ journey through discovering and implementing a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA).

Most recent field experience:

  • Worked on large team for major defense contractor for WebSphere Portal V5 installation and deployment. Primary responsibilities included team mentoring, some project management and portlet development using WPAI to connect with SAP.
  • Worked on small team for WebSphere Portal installation & integration with Lotus Domino. Primary responsibilities included development team lead, portlet development, and Domino database customization. Portlet and Domino development included the use of AJAX, DHTML & LotusScript.
  • Worked on development team to customize & integrate Domino eMail, task management and calendar with WebSphere Portal Server for rollout at major retailer. Primary responsibilities included Domino template customization, including internationalization and portlet development for surfacing Domino content. Portlet development included the use of AJAX, JSF, JavaScript, and DHTML.
  • Installed and configured WebSphere Application Server, WebSphere Portal Server, Domino and Notes servers in small to large networks.
  • Developed all sizes of Lotus Notes applications for corporate use as well as web presentation using LotusScript, JavaScript, Java and HTML.
  • Worked at Iris Associates assisting with LotusScript testing for R5.

Clients include:

  • Ascendant Technology
  • The Children’s Place
  • The Atlantic Group
  • Northrop Grumman
  • Iris Associates
  • CSC Index
  • Teradyne
  • IBM
  • Lotus Development Corporation
  • Thomson Financial
  • First Albany Corporation
  • Beacon Mutual Insurance