Bio

A native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and father of 3 daughters (Sherria, Alesha and Tierra) he has dedicated his life to building family, continuous learning and utilizing his resources to the benefit of others. To that end has built a distinguished 35-year Information Technology Career, has a proven track record in developing multi-million-dollar businesses and has been serving his community since 1982.

 

He has over 35 years of Information Technology experience, having served 20+ years at the Highest Executive levels in Corporate, State and Local Government. Expert in Database Systems, Big Data Analytics and Data Driven Decision making particularly in relation to KPIs. Dynamic, results oriented professional with expertise in all facets of project and operations leadership, team leadership, and operational efficiencies. He has managed over 1,000 employees during his career and successfully implemented over a half-billion dollars in Technology Projects.

 

A self-made entrepreneur committed to Business Development, He has founded and/or operated over a half-dozen business ventures including a National Education Company, International Restaurant Franchise, Smart Phone APP Development Company and is a Certified Vendor with a National Retail Organization that he has used to assist, develop, and commercialize numerous small businesses.

 

The youngest of 7 children, having grown up in an underserved school district and neighborhood, he was the first in family to finish college and has been committed to Community Service since 1982 where he first volunteered for the Special Olympics. In 1992 he created his own Non-Profit Organization to support that still operates to this day. In 2005 he used profits from his business ventures (documented) to purchase over $1 million in new computers that he gave to Public School students and their families. All told, he has served on 12 Boards, participated in over 20 major charitable projects, and personally volunteered 1,000s of hours.

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Ron Daniels

IT Executive | Business Management | Community Service

CEO, Tierranova, LLC, Wilkes-Barre, PA

President, CWD Management Corp, Clearwater, FL

Founder, PSA Incorporated, Philadelphia, PA

 

EXPERIENCE

 

2015 - Present

Tierranova, LLC

Founder and CEO

Founder and CEO of this Technology Company that provides Strategic Solutions using Data Analytics, Application Development, and Database Systems.  MS Access Database Expert | Data Analytics and BI | Project Management SDLC w/ Agile Methodology. The Company primarily provides Contract Support to Corporate Clients as well as Customized Software solutions. An Innovative Information Technology Professional having worked at the highest level of Corporate, Local and State Government. Expert in MS Access Database Systems including table design and relationships including ODBC connections to other data sources, query design (select, crosstab and union), Forms Developer with utilization of modules and macros and vba coding, report writing within access and MS word linked to Access Tables. Expert in data preparation including scrubbing, normalization and data relationships. Significant leadership experience in Project Management as it relates to Agile Methodology and adhering to the Software Development Life Cycle. Superb interpersonal abilities, establishing and fostering productive relationships with internal and external stakeholders, delivering highest quality service to customers and managing partners and vendors

2004 - Present

Founder and President

CWD Management Corporation

Founder and President of this Business Management Company that has provided services to businesses for almost 20 years. Initially starting as a parent company for a Charter School named in honor of the founders later Mother Carolyn Walker Daniels, CWD Management Corporation (CWD) expanded its operations to include all businesses. As a result, it has managed Real Estate, Subway Restaurant Franchises, Partnered with Corporations, and more recently began managing clients to prepare them to present their products on the Home Shopping Network (HSN) for which CWD is an approved vendor.

1992 - Present

Founder and Executive Director

PSA, Incorporated (501c3)

Created this nonprofit organization to provide educational and athletic opportunities to teenage males in the Philadelphia Public Schools. Successfully enhanced the lives of over 1,000 young men through mentoring and structured events. Program participants included future NBA players Richard Hamilton (Coatesville, PA) and Kobe Bryant (Lower Merion High School).

EDUCATION

 

1989-1991

Master's Degree

Pennsylvania State University, Great Valley, Pennsylvania

Master of Science in Industrial Engineering,

Concentration: Database Systems Design

Dissertation: “Design of an Automated Batch Mixing Operation using Advanced Process Control and Expert Systems Technology”

1984-1988

University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering,

Concentration: Software Development for Mainframe Computer Systems.

Minor:  in Studio Arts.

Bachelor's Degree

1984

High School Diploma

Overbrook High School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1984, High School Diploma,

Major: Art Magnet Program (Fine Arts)

Recognitions: National Honor Society (inducted as a Junior in 1983)

Continuing Education

2012, Continuing Education Credits,

Lancaster Bible College, Lancaster, Pennsylvania

 

2011, Personal Enrichment,

Palmer Theological Seminary, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

 

2005, Business Certificate,

Dartmouth University (Tuck School of Business),

Hanover, New Hampshire

Successfully Completed this Program on Building Sustainable Businesses where I worked with a Business Graduate Student to Develop my Business and create an expansion and sustainability plan using Key Performance Indicators to drive decisions.

CURRENT ENGAGEMENTS

 
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SKILLS

 

Big Data Analytics

Business Development

Software Systems Design

Cloud-based Technology SAAS

KPIs and Decision Support Systems

AI Technology and Expert Systems

EXPERTISE

 

BRAND DEVELOPMENT

Currently working with a half-dozen clients to develop their products for national sales and marketing. Recently has a client air on the Home Shopping Network (HSN) debuting her hair care product line to millions of viewers: Click on the link to view

Honey Blowout Pre Poo Treatment

SMARTPHONE TECHNOLOGY

Work to develop a Smartphone APP that provides Public Help & Safety Information based on your geographic location anywhere in the world. Also serves as a secure communication tool linking you to the nearest emergency services as you travel. Click below for more Information

The Move Alert APP

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Currently serving as the Community Chair on the Diversity and Inclusion Board of a major corporation that provides funding and support to underserved businesses and communities.