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Paul Sprague

Paul Sprague Information Security Professional


I attended Onondaga Community College to receive my AAS in Computer Information Systems (2011), with a focus on Networking, Information Technology Support, and Web Technology, and a Minor in Honors. I graduated from Syracuse University ISchool of Information Studies with my BS in Information Management and Technology (2013), with a focus on Information Security, and Project Management. I completed my education at Syracuse University Graduate school where I was pursued my Masters in Information Management and Technology with four Certificates of Advanced Study in Information Security Management, Data Science, Global Enterprise Technology, and Iroquois Linguistics. I am a highly motivated in any task I participate in, and have a very strong passion for technology in any form. When given a project that needs to be completed, regardless of restraints, I am a take charge kind of person who completes all tasks started with a personal commitment to meet and exceed all expectations of the project. I work well in team settings ensuring that the team meets all aspects and goals of any project. I look forward to meeting all deadlines & paying attention to all details.

Paul Sprague's Background

Paul Sprague's Experience

Content Creator at only4realmen.com

January 2013 - Present | Bulgaria

Influence and provoke discussion about cars, motorcycles, gadgets, technology, and sports. Currently publishing over 150 articles monthly. Responsible for creating topics on a variety of topics.

System Adminstrator at Syracuse University ITS

January 2013 - Present | Syracuse, NY

Setup Macintosh environment including; Systems Installation, Configuration & Upgrading. Responsible for Mac OS X Server environment including; Security, Open Directory, Apple Remote Desktop, and Client Management. Installed and configured secured environments, VPN Internet connectivity of virtualized server environment and clients. Installed, optimized and configured new servers and application upgrades in existing network environment as per requirements. Utilization of Open Directory to manage all Macs and 20+ Windows 7 machines in a cross-platform environment.

Technology Moderator at InformationWeek

June 2012 - June 2013 | Syracuse, NY

Influence and provoke discussion about technology Contribute to articles, report spam and inappropriate content Knowledge and expertise in discussing current technological trends

Web Design & Development at The Point of Contact Gallery

January 2012 - June 2013 | Syracuse, NY

Conceptualize, design, develop, and implement the look and feel of web pages that are visually pleasing, load quickly, and meet established design standards. Adobe Web Designer Creative Suite DreamWeaver | Photoshop | InDesign | Bridge. Performed routine updates, upgrades and overall maintenance of websites. Trained divisional website administrators on adding and updating content through the content management system.

Teaching Assistant, Effective Collaboration in a Globally Distributed Enterprise at Syracuse University iSchool at Syracuse University School of Information Studies

January 2013 - June 2013 | Syracuse, NY

Responsible for grading, attendance, and updating grade file. Help Professor divide tasks and responsibility for distribution of tasks, and clarity of tasks. Understanding of effective collaboration in a globally distributed enterprise and how to utilize communication.

Corporate IT Intern at SRC

June 2012 - August 2012 | Syracuse, NY

Techinical support Assist procurements of systems and peripherals Perform new system builds and system upgrades Hardware/software installations, configurations and troubleshooting

Intern (Information Services) at St. Joseph's Hospital

January 2011 - June 2012 | Syracuse, NY

Provide one-on-one end-user problem resolution over the phone. Diagnoses and resolves end-user network or local printer problems, PC hardware problems and mainframe, e-mail, Internet, dial-in, and local-area network access problems. Deliver, tag, set up, and assists in the configuration of end-user PC desktop hardware, software and peripherals.

Owner, Sales Manager at Infinity Art

January 2006 - 2010 | Syracuse, NY

Developed and maintained over 125 corporate accounts. · Created a new customer base through direct marketing and cold calling. · Oversaw all sales and marketing · Responsible for all business accounting and record keeping

Motorcycle Sales, Parts Specialist at Performance Harley Davidson

January 2003 - January 2006 | Syracuse, NY

Averaged sales of 1.2 million per year · Submitted credit applications & communicated with Banks with financing assistance · Extensive knowledge of motorcycles & solid ability to assist customers with selection · Prepared work orders and advised customers on work intervals

Sales Manager at D.C. Designz

January 1997 - January 2003 | Seattle, WA / Deatroit, MI / San Francisco, CA

Provided extensive sales training to sales staff · Built sales team and directed a 20 person staff · Responsible for all financial record keeping and reports

Paul Sprague's Education

Syracuse University ISchool of Information Studies

2012 – 2013

B.S.

Concentration: Information Management and Technology

Activities: Minor: Global Enterprise Technologies


Onondaga Community College

2010 – 2011

A.A.S

Concentration: Computer Information Systems

Activities: Minor: Honors


Paul Sprague's Interests & Activities

IIn my personal time I enjoy spending time with my children, and my 9 year old boys, 4 year old daughter, and my three year old twins. I also enjoy any outdoor activities including camping, hiking, and climbing, in the Adirondack Park. I love motorcycles and mountain bikes.

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