Professional Profile

A hands-on, goal-oriented IT professional with experience in network design, configuration, and troubleshooting along with web application development. Includes specialization in network security.

Professional Experience

Principal Network ArchitectMarch 2022 - Present

AdventHealth, Altamonte Springs, FL

AdventHealth is a faith-based health care organization headquartered in Altamonte Springs, Florida. A national leader in quality, safety and patient satisfaction, AdventHealth's more than 80,000 employees maintain a tradition of whole-person health by caring for the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of every patient.

Principal Network EngineerOctober 2019 - March 2022

AdventHealth, Altamonte Springs, FL2 years and 5 months

Lead Network EngineerSeptember 2018 - October 2019

AdventHealth, Altamonte Springs, FL1 year and 1 month

Senior Network EngineerNovember 2016 - September 2018

AdventHealth, Altamonte Springs, FL1 year and 10 months

Network EngineerApril 2013 - November 2016

AdventHealth, Altamonte Springs, FL3 years and 7 months

Network AdministratorMay 2009 - April 2013

City of Altamonte Springs, Altamonte Springs, FL3 years and 11 months

Effectively managed the IT system for this city government of approximately 390 staff serving 43,000 citizens to ensure ongoing operations including the administration, troubleshooting and support for internal users.

Technical Support SpecialistSeptember 2008 - May 2009

City of Altamonte Springs, Altamonte Springs, FL8 months

Provided hands-on technical support to staff and additionally resolved internal IT issues including installation of products, and web site updates.

Computer Technical Specialist/Web ArchitectSeptember 2004–08

Uptech Computer, Winter Park, FL4 years

Responsible for on-site and in-store home and business IT services including virus detection and removal, data recovery, and networking. Provided technical support for existing laptop and desktop systems, sales of new systems and a continuum of IT customer service to clients.

Entrepreneur/Computer Specialist2003 – 2006

Dale M Picou Enterprises, Lake Mary, FL3 years

Small business owner responsible for on-site computer repairs for both commercial and residential customers, along with web development and web site hosting.

Software Familiarity


Bachelor of Science (Information Systems Technology)

University of Central FloridaOrlando, FL

Associate of Science (Computer Engineering Technology with Cisco Internetworking Specialization)

Seminole State CollegeSanford, FL


Skill Sets


Sport runner participating in local charitable and competitive runs

An avid nature photographer focused on capturing nature at it's fullest (Dale Jr Photography)