LARE & ASSOCIATES Current Profile
LARE & ASSOCIATES LLC
Computer - Telecommunications Engineering
"Connecting the world together - Interneting since 1984"
LARE & ASSOCIATES LLC - Profile
LARE & ASSOCIATES LLC, a Washington State Limited Liability Company - Communication Engineering, represents the customers' interests with communication solutions for maximizing their return on investments (ROI) in computer networks and telecommunications. We are a leader who specializes in providing consultation on communication solutions that maximize the bottom line.
“Lare & Associates helped to negotiate our [AT&T] CATV franchise allowing us to obtain optical fiber connections for voice & data communications between all of our main facilities which reduced our communications’ costs.“
-- Stanley Lewis, Accounting & Technology Coordinator, the City of North Bend
Reducing costs and finding new revenue streams for public and private organizations is LARE & ASSOCIATES LLC specialty. The recent increase in competition amongst Computer and Telecommunications providers and the changes in technology have provided abundant opportunities for clients to reduce costs, generate revenue streams and expand services.
"We’re very pleased with the work Chuck did. I was impressed with his depth of knowledge… he has great insight, and really educated me!”
--Mike Bailey, Director of Finance, the City of Enumclaw
LARE & ASSOCIATES LLC clients' ROI is enhanced with their use of Communications Information Technology - Computer Networking, Telecommunications and cabling infrastructures. Businesses are quickly able to realize profits from correct utilization of the exploding technology of communications resources. This is guaranteed when assisted by LARE & ASSOCIATES LLC services of: Project Management, needs assessments and design.
LARE & ASSOCIATES LLC - Communication Engineering, a leader who specializes in providing solutions with the use of Communications Information Technology - Computer Networking, Telecommunications and cabling infrastructures. We have a proven record of successful accomplishments in a wide breath of areas:
- Project Management and Operations with Systems life cycle development methodologies;
- Strategic planning and needs assessments;
- Working relationships and an understanding of industries, state and local governments;
- "Vendor Neutral" Consultation on advanced information technologies and systems;
- Systems Integration - Development, Test and Total Quality Management;
- Engineering of Computer Wide Area Networks (WAN) and Telecommunications;
- Website, E-Commerce, Internet and Software application development;
LARE & ASSOCIATES LLC would not exist without the right people to achieve our vision of client service - "connecting the world together". Our reputation and future rests solely on the quality of our people and the service provided to our clients.
"… Mr. Lare's thorough knowledge of the quickly changing telecommunications field, as well as his familiarity with the players, enables him to provide uniquely valuable services. We are looking forward to a continued consulting relationship with Mr. Lare as we pursue these objectives."
--Mike Cecka, City Administrator, City of Cle Elum
LARE & ASSOCIATES LLC ability to quickly resolve technical issues comes from a strong technical foundation - "hands-on" technician, design engineering of electronics and software telecommunication products, and the management of communication networks and their infrastructure. We are a recognized leader - quick to anticipate and respond to customer interests while multitasking projects. We have a reputation of providing solutions and developing opportunities from small projects of thousands of dollars to multimillion-dollar projects.
"The City of North Bend contracted with Lare & Associates in March of 2000 to assist City staff with a variety of telecommunications-related issues… Mr. Lare was invaluable in helping me with technical and design issues that arose when developing a telecommunications room at City Hall that now houses the phone system components, network server, voicemail server and cable access channel equipment."
--Phil Messina City Administrator, City of North Bend
LARE & ASSOCIATES LLC is known for its results with people, serving clients, acquired through a diversity of experience with a multitude of differing types of organizations and environments both public and private industry: Seattle Savings Bank, Virginia Mason, Fran's Chocolates, Getty Images, Seattle Packaging, City of North Bend, Herrick Douglass Inc., Port of Seattle, State of Washington's Department of Transportation and Health Services, University of Washington, City of Seattle, King County, TCI, Seattle City Light, Sound Transit, MCI/WorldCom, Boeing, Tone Commander, Microsoft, Eldec, US West and Advanced Technology Laboratories.
LARE & ASSOCIATES LLC - Business Strategy
LARE & ASSOCIATES LLC providing clients Communications - Information Technology:
- Computer Networks
- "Vendor Neutral" Consultation
- Fiber optic and Category 5 cabling infrastructures
- Project Management
LARE & ASSOCIATES LLC is dedicated to providing integrated solutions to meet its clients' systems short and long term applications needs. The business strategy encompasses the following key elements, which management believes are necessary to ensure high quality standards and to achieve consistently strong financial performance:
Emphasize a Relationship-Oriented Approach.
The goal is to have clients view LARE & ASSOCIATES LLC as an extension of their own internal information systems operations and as a long-term partner to fulfill their information technology requirements. As a result, LARE & ASSOCIATES LLC emphasizes a relationship-oriented approach to business, rather than the transaction or assignment oriented approach used by many of its competitors. This emphasis begins with spending significant time meeting with clients to identify a clear approach to solutions that meet the clients' best interests. To develop close client relationships, LARE & ASSOCIATES LLC regularly meets with both existing and prospective clients to help design solutions for and identify the resources needed to execute their clients' communication - information technology strategies. LARE & ASSOCIATES LLC also maintain close communications with their clients during each project and on an ongoing basis after its completion. LARE & ASSOCIATES LLC believes that this relationship-oriented approach results in greater client satisfaction and reduced business development expense.
Provide Comprehensive Solutions.
LARE & ASSOCIATES LLC offers responsive, timely and comprehensive technical consulting and solutions for all aspects of the system applications' development lifecycle. By drawing on its database of highly qualified technical consultants (see section, "Lare & Associates LLC Consulting Personnel"), the client is provided a wide range of services, including planning, design, building and programming, implementation, maintenance and ongoing management. LARE & ASSOCIATES LLC also works to ensure that its consultants have the technical expertise and skills needed to keep pace with rapidly evolving information technologies. As an example of this effort, LARE & ASSOCIATES LLC will co-sponsor training programs with its clients to train both the client's employees and LARE & ASSOCIATES LLCs' technical consultants in the implementation of and support for sophisticated new technologies.
Maintain Service-Oriented Corporate Culture.
LARE & ASSOCIATES LLC believes that its service-oriented corporate culture plays an integral part in its success. Consequently, maintaining this culture is of the highest priority. This approach begins with the selective recruitment of corporate level personnel who exhibit a high degree of integrity and enthusiasm and who embrace LARE & ASSOCIATES LLCs' commitment to service.
Communication - Information
Mission-Critical Applications Development.
Mission-critical applications development involves creating or enhancing a client's information and automation systems. Applications development projects may involve automating or enhancing operations, distribution systems, quality assurance controls, materials management, sales order processing and control systems.
Network Management System Design and Support. Network management system design involves developing connectivity solutions by configuring, installing and linking systems, workstations and personal computers into complete, flexible networks. Network management system support involves systems administration and consultation.
LARE & ASSOCIATES LLC focuses primarily on providing applications development and network management system design and support services for its clients' information systems organizations. Management believes, that Project Management and consulting on telecommunications and network system design and support services will generate an increasingly larger percentage of LARE & ASSOCIATES LLC's revenues.
In the course of a client's systems application development project, LARE & ASSOCIATES LLCs' technical consultants may: prepare project plans; assist users in defining high level functional specifications; perform systems analysis and detailed design; select and configure hardware; create custom software application programs; develop migration plans to move to a new operating platform or system; install and test the system; obtain user acceptance; draft user documentation; train the client's employees to use the system; and support, maintain and fine-tune the system on an ongoing basis. To offer such services, LARE & ASSOCIATES LLCs' technical consultants are experienced in the full range of communications environments. Client systems' applications development projects tend to be long-term in nature, where ongoing support is requested. LARE & ASSOCIATES LLC may perform services ranging from specific, minor tasks of short duration to large, complex and integrated assignments, which require a number of consultants to be on assignment for several years.
LARE & ASSOCIATES LLC is always seeking new opportunities to continue to build and expand Consulting and Project Management in the area of Communications - Information Systems: Telecommunications, Computer Network and Database development and management. Over 25 years have demonstrated proven experience in Communication - Information System Projects, a strong background in operational controls, budget development, and cost management with demonstrated organizational, managerial, computer, and oral and written communication skills.
LARE & ASSOCIATES LLC CONSULTING PERSONNEL
LARE & ASSOCIATES LLC has the ability to draw upon many resources to provide solutions. LARE & ASSOCIATES LLC has several associates (references and resumes upon request) who can be assigned to projects as needed. A final selection of the appropriate resource will depend upon the timing of the project and availability of the associates at that time. In addition, associate skills will be guaranteed to match the exact needs of the customer.
Senior Networking professional with over twenty years of experience in the Information Technology industry - Telecommunications, Networks and High-tech Communications. Has unique knowledge of customer interface requirements, organizing people and contract management. Breadth and depth of experience includes project management, site planning, installation, design, implementation support and solving problems with LAN and WAN network and telecommunications hardware and software. Has worked with enterprise systems supporting CISCO, UNIX, Windows NT, Microsoft Access, fourth generation languages, product management, wireless communications, network management, construction management, fiber optics, electronic data acquisition and various communication protocols. As a leader, possesses excellent communication skills and works well with all levels of personnel - CFOs, CIOs, front-line management and "hands-on" technicians.
A dedicated team builder who has managed technicians of every level of expertise from novice to seasoned veteran. In addition, management expertise contains the special skills gained from managing mission critical systems - workgroups, in a seven day a week by twenty-four hours a day environment (7X24).
Senior Network Engineer, has over eight years of experience in design and implementation of network - based systems. Recent project experience has been design, configuring and trouble shooting Wide Area Networks. These networks have implemented the latest technologies such as Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM), Network Operation Center Support, OC3 fiber optic cabling and infrastructure, ATM Circuit Emulation, Cisco based routers and switches.
WEBSITE AND MARKETING STRATEGY DEVELOPER
Designed and produced many websites for clients nationwide (see http://hillphoenix.com/). Using the latest rapid development website tools. Has deployed numerous websites of high quality content and presentation of business' image on the Internet. Quickly comprehending the business plan, operations and vision of clients' organization has enabled to rapidly respond to the changing market places of clients with innovative approaches.
SENIOR SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER
Senior Software Engineer with over thirty years of experience in creating software programs based on UNIX platforms and algorithms in FORTRAN, "C" and "C++". Has a wide breadth of software development experience providing solutions to applications in the data processing and scientific fields. Is an expert in database engine design, development and integration.
Senior Network Analyst, has over fifteen years of experience in network operations management and deployment of sophisticated network systems. Has been responsible for Internet Service Provider deployment and system administration of UNIX and Windows NT based client server systems and database development. Recent project experience has been to manage network operations of a Wide Area Network and when requested, assistance with Local Area Networks. Providing network analysis and trouble shooting on networks of all different types, e.g.: ring and star topologies; Ethernet, Token Ring, Novell ISPX, TCP/IP protocols; low and high speed connections - 56 Kbps to DS3 circuits; Cisco router and switch configurations.
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Additional expertise through developing strategic relationships with organizations, that when identified in the best interest of the client, can be called upon to provide:
- Cabling infrastructure - fiber optic and Category 5 communication cabling;
- BICSI (Building Industry Consultants Services International) Certification - RCDD (Registered Communications Distribution Designer);
- Cisco Certified Internetworking Expert (CCIE) and a Bay Networks Certified Engineer;
- Large number of certifications for a variety of switches, routers, modems, muxes, hubs and management utilities.
This diversity of expert knowledge positions LARE & ASSOCIATES LLC - Communication Engineering, to best represent the customers' interests with communication solutions for maximizing their return on investments (ROI) in computer networks and telecommunications.
LARE & ASSOCIATES LLC Office Location
LARE & ASSOCIATES LLC office is strategically located in Seattle, Washington. LARE & ASSOCIATES is active in one of the fastest growing industries in the U.S. LARE & ASSOCIATES LLC strives to be one of the top technology firms in the State of Washington.
Contact us at email: email@example.com
Phone: (206) 465-1435