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Aaron Brunson 13742 Rutherglen CT Charlotte, NC 28213 (704) 454-4657 home, (704) 858-5516 cell abd163b8@westpost

.net Resume Capsule Seeking a "hands on" operational role as a Information Security Specialist/ and or a Network Administrator responsible for maintaining and managing information security tools, involving multiple technologies such as vulnerability management and security log monitoring systems. Computer Skills and Abilities: Demonstrated technical proficiency in various information technology discipline s to include but not limited to network administration and managed security serv ices Basic Active Directory administrative management and technical troubleshooting skills Creates/modifies/maintains security passwords and profiles Experience working with relevant operating system security (Windows, and Linux) General knowledge of disaster recovery concepts Competent understanding of the functions related to wireless network devices , network cabling, hubs, routers, and switches Experience working with TCP/ IP networking, networking protocols and understand ing of security related technologies including encryption, IPsec, VPNs, firewall s, DNS, electronic mail and access-lists Software application utilized include, Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint , Documentation Tools: Visio, Microsoft Productivity Software Education ITT Technical Institute Charlotte, North Carolina Associate in Specialized Technology Degree Information Technology-Computer Network Systems Anticipated Graduation: December 2010 Cumulative GPA: 3.85 Virginia State University Petersburg, VA Public Administration: B.S. Degree Certifications: CompTIA A+ training (pending) Network + CompTIA (pending) Activities The Gamma Beta Phi Society Carolina IT Professional Group Professional Experience: AmerisourceBergen Specialty Group Charlotte, North Carolina r 2008 Senior Reimbursement Counselor July 2001-Novembe

Primary Responsibilities * Provide reimbursement consultation to patients and healthcare providers * Assist patients in alternate insurance assessment to include Medicaid, commerc ial payers, community resources and other state county programs * Liaison between Products and Implementation department to assist in the introd uction and pilot of new product/services

* Conduct insurance coverage verification, documentation, and coordination of be nefits * Engage in tracking and monitoring of National, state, and local insurance reso urces through databases * Act as a key contact and facilitator to sites, patients, and medical professio nals of payer policies related to oral and injectible oncology therapies * Review and evaluate pre-established criteria of temporary assistance programs * Maintain case management responsibilities servicing Mental Health and Oncology sites * Setup and created document imaging workflow and other work types/document type s * Manage all aspects of a appropriate client implementation , interfacing with t he appropriate internal departments and external clients and venders * Accomplishments: * Conducted private payer research on Payer Directory subscriptions for 2005 dat abase updates * Developed and created the written documentation for the Patient Access Network s prostate cancer dossier * Represented the Oncology team as a client manager for an open house hiring wor kshop * Promoted from Reimbursement to Senior Reimbursement Counselor within 2 years o f service * Consistent with meeting power index standard of top 5% overall performer of a 22 member team * Met established annual individual production goals qualifying for full bonus e ligibility for 5 consecutive years * 2007 Achievement award received first quarter for best customer service nomine e by patients * 2006 Selected as 2nd place team recipient for providing the best customer serv ice (vacation get away) * 2003 Graduate of Ty Boyd Excellence in Speaking Institute course study worksho p * 2002- Special Recognition certificate award for excellent service * 1996- Graduate of US Navy Hospital Corpsman * Smith & Nephew Charlotte, North Carolina Jan 1999- March 2001 * Surgical Coordinator * Maintains and performs inventory of all implants and instruments associated wi th orthopedic surgeries used as demonstrations equipment of consumable and dispo sable products. Cross trained responsibilities included roles and responsibiliti es of an office administrator. * Coordinates surgery dates and logistics of equipment distribution for schedule and emergency surgeries * Responsible for delivery request orders with 24-48hrs of surgeries * Engaged in set ups, equipment maintenance, and inspections, of instrument loan ers, and implant kits * Educated customers on existing product issues, new products, business policies and procedures * Military Service * United States Navy Annapolis, Maryland May 1988-March 1992 * Hospital Corpsman * Served as a Leading Petty Officer in an outpatient pediatric clinic that avera ges over 800 visits per month * Conducted independent physical examinations of patients to include note charti ng documentation, and head to toe assessments under minimal supervision * Provided direct patent care to a primary care facility and performed various i ndependent procedures * Evaluated civil service and active duty personnel on occupational health and d

iagnostic testing for environmental exposures References available upon request