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Board of Education of the District of Columbia
Robert A. Wines Confirmation Resolution of 2008
PR 17-0645




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Chairman Vincent C. Gray at the request of the Mayor


To confirm the appointment of Mr. Robert A. Wines to the Board of Education of the District of Columbia.

RESOLVED, BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, that this resolution may be cited as the "Board of Education of the District of Columbia Robert A. Wines Confirmation Resolution of 2008".

Sec. 2. The Council of the District of Columbia confirms the appointment of:

Robert A. Wines
137 Danbury Street, S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20032
(Ward 8)

s a member of the Board of Education of the District of Columbia, established by section 401 of the Public Education Reform Act of 2007 (D.C. Law 17-0009) completing the unexpired term of Tonya Kinlow for a term to end December 14, 2008.

Sec. 3. The Council of the District of Columbia shall transmit a copy of this resolution, upon its adoption, to the nominee and the Executive Office of the Mayor.

Sec. 4. This resolution shall take effect immediately.

Robert A. Wines 11, CISSP, MPM
137 Danbury Street SW
Washington, DC 20032


Senior information professional with over 15 years of experience in design, security, development, project management and deployment of enterprise wide systems in the United States and abroad. Managed multiple projects with teams in excess of 50 developers, database administrators, network engineers and security analyst. Hands on experience in multiple versions of Unix, Linux, Oracle, Sybase, and Informix.


Walden University, Ph.D. Management Information Systems, March 2009 
University of Illinois at Chicago, MBA, Strategic Planning/MIS 
Boston University, BS, Computer Integrated Manufacturing and Engineering Management,

Research Activities

Heuristic Network Security & Adaptive Retroviruses 
Distributed Database Performance Management Systems 
Disruptive Technologies

Adjunct Professorships

University of Phoenix
University of Maryland
City Colleges of Chicago

Technical Skills:

Certifications: CISSP, Linux, Informix, Oracle
Network: TCP/IP, X.25, OSI, ISN, ISDN, PPP, ODBC
Internet: Apache, HTML, CGI, DBI, LDAP
Internet Security: Satan, SNORT, TripWire, PKI, Root Toolkits, Cisco, Firewalls 
Database: ORACLE, Sybase, SQL Server, Redbrick, Informix, PostGreSQL, 
Operating Systems: Solaris, UNIX, AIX, Linux, DGIUX, HPIUX, Windows
Languages: C, C++, Java, PHP, PERL


Net2it Incorporated
October 2000 - Present 

  • Pre and post ROI project evaluation
  • Provided security audits for Oracle and Sybase installations.
  • Provide external penetration, internal penetration assessments and security audits.
  • Developed policies and procedures outlining enterprise wide security.
  • Manage eight security consultants and developers that were responsible for intrusion detection, policies and procedures.
  • Provided intrusion detection for a large pharmaceutical firm operating in a heterogeneous environment running Solaris and Windows NTIWindows 2000 networked by TCP/IP that led to the cracker being discovered. Tools included but were not limited to SNORT, Root Tool Kit and N MAP. In addition policies and procedures were refined and developed.
  • Moderator for internet security seminars detailing vulnerabilities and risk analysis.
  • Audited several applications for security compliance. Tools included but were not limited to Java, Oracle, Informix, LDAP, SQL Server, Sybase, Oracle, Solaris, Linux, Unix and WindowsNT/Windows 2000.
  • Designed, developed and implemented several business continuity plans and disaster recovery plans.
  • Implemented identity management on for enterprise wide applications. Provided computer forensic assistance to municipal law enforcement agency. Tools included but were not limited to EnCase, Crack and John the Ripper. 
  • Provided risk assessment along with penetration testing of websites Apache, I-Planet and ISS. Tools included traceroute, SNORT, NMAP, whois, sniffer, etc.
  • Audit and implement security rules for the enterprise infrastructure that included firewalls, screening routers, PKI, intrusion detection etc.

American Medical Association
April 1998 - October 2000
Division Director of Data Architecture & Security

  • Managed the Data Architecture Division and later the Digital Solutions Group (joint venture with Intel) which produced the first ecosystem for health systems.
  • Managed the administrative responsibility for a three million dollar budget.
  • Supervised over 25 managers, database administrators, and security specialists that were responsible for all enterprise wide online transactional databases, data warehouse and information security.
  • Provide external/internal penetration assessments and security audits.
  • Developed policies and procedures outlining enterprise wide security.
  • Designed, developed, and managed a website and infrastructure (redundant CPUs, fiber disk array) used by the enrollment and verification application written in Java using LDAP. Tools included but were not limited to Java, Informix, LDAP, SQL Server, Oracle, Solaris and Windows.
  • Evaluate Internet projects for technical and financial feasibility.
  • Produce competitive analyses, branding and marketing of Internet products.
  • Designed, developed and implemented a disaster recovery plan.
  • Implemented single sign on for enterprise wide applications.

Efficient Market Services 
November 1996 - March 1998 
Database Development Manager

  • Managed seven database administrators for on-line transactional databases.
  • Developed rapid design, coding and deployment methodology.
  • Designed, developed and implemented auditing tools for enterprise wide databases.
  • Web-enabled the data warehouse, which reduced telecommunication costs by 75% and increased sales by 15%.
  • Designed, developed, and implemented a data warehouse over 30 terabytes, which required complete daily reloads.
  • Trained, developed, and managed database administration team using Informix and Redbrick on DEC Alpha clustered hardware.
  • Converted the infrastructure from Paradox to Informix and Redbrick.
  • Designed and developed several tools and utilities that included benchmarking, auditing, system resources and concurrency.

Synectics Incorporated
January 1996 -November 1996
Director, Internet Services

  • Designed and developed tools for security and administration of websites. 
    Technologies included:
  • UNIX, HTML, AWK, PERL, shell, and SED.
  • Analyzed, developed, and implemented firewalls, mail servers, websites, data gathering systems, and security policy procedures.
  • Developed business strategy, client relationships, and associated design methodology to transition a staff augmentation consulting firm to a project consulting firm.
  • Provided physical and logical designs for Oracle, Sybase and Informix databases using ER/Win.
  • Developed Stored Procedures and Triggers in Oracle and Sybase
  • Developed performance tuning strategies that increased performance by a factor of 300x
  • Engineered a 200 percent increase in Internet project related billings.

Lante Corporation
April 1994 - January 1996
Senior Technical Architect

  • Designed and managed several projects in the United States and abroad.
  • Managed and redesigned business processes and systems at the World Economic Forum in Geneva, Switzerland. Technologies included: Sybase, UNIX, TCP/IP and Visual Basic.
  • Designed and developed several web sites and the tools for managing websites. Technologies included: UNIX, HTML, AWK, PERL, shell and SED.
  • Increased database performance over 500 times at a major retailer.

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