Arthur David Racho

316-670 Parliament St., Toronto, ON, M4X 1R4
Mobile: (647) 551 5309    Email: davidracho@gmail.com   GPG Fingerprint: 2EDAF2045FC1CCFB951364CB36E4157832AD75

Objectives:

I am interested in information systems and technology, marketing, advertising, public relations, and general management. Ready and willing to learn in any field.

Summary of Qualifications:

Superior communication skills; resourceful, systematic, organized, team player with leadership abilities, creative, results-oriented and able to work under pressure. Always ready to learn.
CCNA RS, MCSA Windows Server 2012, MCSE Messaging (Exchange 2013), PowerShell, System Center Configuration Manager, CompTIA A+
Computer Savvy, Troubleshooting, Hardware Assembly and Disassembly, Multimedia, Internet, Networking.
20+ years experience with Operating Systems including, but not limited to, Microsoft Windows (3.11/95/98/ME/2000/NT/XP/7/8/10), Windows Server (2003, 2008, 2012 R2), UNIX, Linux and all its popular variants (Red Hat, Debian, Slackware, Ubuntu, Mint), and Apple Macintosh Operating Systems (OS-X)
Experience with Apple iOS up to version 9, and Google Android up to 5.1 Lollipop.
Exceptional analytical skills, proficient in all MS Office Productivity Tools.

Professional Experience:

 

Marketing and Operations and IT Manager - Administration (2004 – 2015)

Kingsmen Corporation, Unit 2108 Festival Supermall, Filinvest Corporate City, Muntinlupa, Philippines

Orchard Leaf Apparel Manufacturing, San Pedro Laguna, Philippines

§   Systems Administrator; Computer and Network Maintenance

§   Retail Store and Warehouse Inventory Management

§   Daily sales report consolidation, Create Purchase orders and Manufacturing orders

§   Finance and Accounting Cashflow, Payroll, Banking

§   Communicate with major department stores SM, Robinsons, Landmark

 

Manager - Administration (Aug 2004 – 2009)

K3 Manufacturing Corporation, Bicutan, Marianna Fashion Apparel Corporation, Sucat, Philippines

§   Systems Administrator, same group of companies as above

 

Business Processing Specialist (Dec 2002 – Aug 2004)

AIG BPSI, Philamlife Building, Madrigal Business District, Alabang, Philippines

§   Insurance backroom processing operations for AIG American General; titles, correspondence;

§   Address and beneficiary changes, owner updates, creation of policy certificates, assignments to financial institutions

§   Training of incoming batches in fundamental computer usage

 

IT Consultant (2002)

Kingsmen Corporation, Makati, Philippines

§   Inventory systems development, general hardware and software installation, maintenance

§   Multiple computer network systems integration; project basis

 

Information Systems Division Trainee (2001)

Ayala AON Risk Services, Makati, Philippines

§   Technical support services for employees, troubleshooting, installation, research; practicum requirement

 

Volunteer Experience:

 

Executive Officer – Psychological Operations (PsyOps) Team Leader – Lieutenant (2006 –  2015)

Civil Military Affairs Group – National Capital Region, Brigade, Armed Forces of the Philippines

§   Ready Reserve Commissioned Military Officer

§   Civil Military Operations, Medical, Dental, Engineering, Rescue, Disaster and Humanitarian Missions

§   Graduate of Field Artillery, Armor School, Special Forces Operations School, Scuba Diving, Air to Ground

§   Unconventional warfare and highly specialized combat skills, trained by Special Forces (Army), Naval Special Operations Group (Navy), and Special Operations Wing (Air Force)

§   Accumulated Awards, Medals and Decorations

 

Web Designer (1998)

San Beda College Alabang, College of Arts and Sciences, Information Technology Department, Philippines

§   Initial design and implementation of web site with a team of fellow students; volunteer work

 

Network Security Consultant (1998 – 1999)

EarthGate Information Services, Philippines

§   Network security, root and administrator access, password auditing checks

 

Web Designer (1996)

Oakton Community College, Des Plaines, IL, United States

§   Initial design and implementation of web site with a team of fellow students; volunteer work

 

Educational Background:

           

University of the Philippines, Institute for Small Scale Industries, Diliman, Quezon City (2011)

97th Manager’s Course

 

San Beda College Alabang, Alabang Hills Village, Muntinlupa City, M.M. (2006 – 2007)

Bachelor of Science in Accountancy (undergraduate units)

 

San Beda College Alabang, Alabang Hills Village, Muntinlupa City, M.M. (1997 – 2002)

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

(equivalent to a Bachelor of Computer Science degree from an Ontario university, as determined by World Education Services in Toronto, ON)

 

Northwestern University, Clark Street , Evanston, IL, USA (1995 – 1996)

Various Courses

 

Oakton Community College, Golf Road, Des Plaines, IL, USA (1995 – 1997)

Bachelor of Liberal Arts; Various Courses

 

Academic Awards:

 

                Best in Thesis and Project Design

                March 2002, Information Technology Department

 

                1st PLACE Award Winner: Director, Epic Play “Biag ni Lam-Ang” (English: "The Life of Lam-ang")

                August 2001, Linggo ng Wika Class Play Competition

 

                1st PLACE Award Winner: “MATHinik na PAGHAMON” (English: Math Challenge)

                Jan. 2001, Math and Science Quiz bee

 

                Gold Medalist: San Beda College Alabang Recognition Day

                March. 2001, B.I.T. Society (Benedictine Information Technology)

 

Co-Curricular Activities and Organizations:

 

 

Air Reserve Command (2002)

2LT, Advance Summer Cadre Training (AS-43) Class 2002

ARC Barracks, 2nd ARCEN, CAB, Angeles City, Pampanga

 

Air Reserve Command (2001 – 2002)

TSGT, Student WADT Class 2001

11th CMTU, 1st ARCEN, CJVAB, Pasay City

 

San Beda College Alabang (1998 – 2002)

Corps Commander, CDT/Colonel 1st CL

ROTC 136th Dept. of Air Science and Tactics, PAF

 

San Beda College Alabang (1999 – 2001)

President and Overall Head of Operations

B.I.T. Society (Benedictine Information Technology)

 

San Beda College Alabang (1998 – 2002)

Deputy Minister for Finance, Pioneer Member

Benedictine Debate Circle

 

Southridge School for Boys (1994 – 1995)

Associate Editor-in-Chief

The Ridge, Official School Organ

 

Seminars and Trainings Attended:

 

Cisco Systems, SM Megamall (Jan 2001)

E-Commerce

 

Mr. Patrick Viernes.  Alabang Hills, Muntinlupa City (Feb 2000)

E-Commerce: "Marketing Via The Internet"

 

Atty. Pia Cayetano. Alabang Hills, Muntinlupa City ( Jan 2000)

Business Sense for Budding Entrepreneurs

 

Miguel A. Paraz, Alabang Hills, Muntinlupa City (Oct 1999)

IT: Towards Global 2000

 

Oracle Database Systems Philippines (1998 – 1999)

1st Module

 

Other Interests:

 

§   Excellent grasp of programming concepts and languages: VB, PB, C, C++; develops programs and systems

§   Exposed to electronics and computers at age 4; first PC is an Apple II in 1979.

§   Self-motivated practitioner of various martial arts (Aikido, Taekwondo, Kenpo Karate, Jiu-jitsu, Ninpo Taijutsu, Defensive Pistol, Practical Shooting), with ranks of 1st Degree Black Belt or Shodan.

§   Wall-climbing, weight lifting, power lifting and other self-competitive sports.

§   Bitcoin Expert

§   Escrow Agent