As Director of Business Applications at Southern Wine & Spirits Business Solutions Group (BSG), Toinette is responsible for all Business Applications including Order to Cash, SAP, Business Intelligence and Electronic Data Interchange. Toinette transferred to BSG from Southern Wine & Spirits of California in January, 2010.
Toinette has been involved in IT since 1980, most of it in lead and management positions (from operations all the way through to Assistant Director of a University’s Computer Center). She has worked in various areas including Application Development, Database Administration, Systems Programming & Operations and Data Warehousing. Toinette has been involved with data conversions, platform migrations, business application development, support & interfaces and data warehousing and managed multiple teams, from small three-person teams, to larger teams of about 20.
Toinette joined Southern Wine & Spirits in December 2000, first as a contractor managing the MFU (Mainframe Upgrade) team prior to the migration to the AS/400. She became a permanent employee in November 2003 (shortly after the migration to the AS/400) and was tasked with the management of the Southern Wine & Spirits of California IT team to develop custom reports off the AS/400 (RPG). From there, her responsibilities grew to include all custom Sales / BI reporting (Crystal), all the SWS of California custom databases, as well as the application helpdesk. Over the years, Toinette has instituted proper Development and Quality Assurance environments and procedures.