Data Scientist and Business Intelligence Expert

Lithonia, GA


I think of myself as a data evangelist and work throughout the BI lifecycle to offer clients proven technically sound solutions to their complex applications ecosystem business requirements

About Troy

Troy is a data evangelist with an extensive work history. He has experience leading cross-functional teams to deliver successful outcomes throughout the BI lifecycle and a proven ability to develop technical solutions to business requirements in a complex applications ecosystem.

In his last position as Director of Business Intelligence at The Walking Company Holdings, Inc., he played a major role in the transition of acquisition by communicating performance indicators to cross-functional SVP and C-Suite leaders.  He partnered with senior executives on BI and data strategies and ensured that the project roadmap met stated objectives. He also launched a project to increase revenue from current customers and generate new customer acquisitions with an analytic customer segmentation strategy.

At Benchmark Brands, Troy led the BI team in developing Power BI visualizations to track BI reporting requests and forecasting. He spearheaded the integration of interactive self-service and SSRS data visualization solutions used by the C-level, as well as by merchandising and purchasing departments.

Troy has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance from Georgia State University and a Master of Business Administration in Information Systems Management from the Keller Graduate School of Management of DeVry University.

He holds the following professional certificates: Administering Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Databases, Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist, SQL Server 2008, and Business Intelligence Development and Maintenance.

He recently completed the Flatiron School Data Science Bootcamp.  He is also a mixed martial artist and oeniphile who loves cooking Caribbean food.

Areas of Focus

  • Digital Lighthouse
  • Securitization
  • Microsoft BI Platform, Python, OOP
  • SQL, scikit-learn
  • NumPy
  • Pandas
  • Keras
  • Tableau
  • Power BI
  • Data Visualization and Communication
  • Data Wrangling
  • Plotly
  • Matplotlib
  • Seaborn
  • Statsmodels
    Project Management

Primary Verticals

  • Manufacturing
  • Technology

Consulting Practice

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