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Brent Lightsey

brent@firstlightanalytics.com

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brent@firstlightanalytics.com

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CURRENT PROJECTS
Customer: $350M+ Manufacturer
Building data warehouse on Microsoft SQL Server and Microsoft Power BI to support visual analysis and advanced analytics.

Customer: Oil & Gas Accounting Software with 2000+ Customers
Building interactive, visual dashboard into popular oil & gas accounting software to increase sales for client and improve customer satisfaction for client.

PAST PROJECTS
Customer: National Retailer with $14B in Revenue and 400+ Locations
Supported sales growth by visualizing customer behavior. This enabled the sales team to target sales efforts. Created reports as marketing collateral for sales team to use in customer meetings. Served as team lead, data architect, requirements analyst, and sometimes developer.

Sped delivery of data across organization by designing data architecture based on SAP HANA, Microsoft SQL Server, and Tableau. Created internal self-service reporting user community that included training, documentation, and cross-department meetups.

Customer: Fortune 500 Independent E&P Company
Built a data warehouse, cube, and web-based dashboard for vertically-integrated Oilfield Services company. Saved cost by reducing time spent gathering data from 7 disparate operational systems. Identified cost-saving opportunities by improving awareness of company's operational and financial performance.

Assisted Treasury department to avoid cash shortages, reduce bank fees, and improve credit utilization by visualizing cash positions and combining external data such as LIBOR rates and commodity prices.

TECHNOLOGY EXPERIENCE:
Microsoft SQL Server (14 years)
C# (14 years)
HTML (12 years)
Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services (10 years)
Data and Analytics (10 years)
Data Warehousing (6 years)
Microsoft Power BI (1 year)
Tableau (3 years)
Javascript (6 years)
Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (3 years)
SAP HANA (2 years)
SAP BW (2 years)
SAP BusinessObjects (2 years)
SAP Lumira (2 years)