A management professional with over 15 years experience leading Systems Integration, Applications Development, and Technology Rollouts. A Program/Project troubleshooter noted for comprehensive knowledge of deliverables-based projects, initiative, and tenacity.
Managed and performed all phases of the Systems Development Lifecycle (SDLC).
Technical Implementation / Rollout Texas Instruments: Concurrently managed Major LAN Design and Implementation at two sites, one of which was the Pilot Site for Subsequent Worldwide Implementation
Intel Corporation: Managed Worldwide Server Rollout Program
Eckerd Drugs: Led planning for national Point of Sale (POS) rollout
Nestle-Infonet: Managed Worldwide Rollout of Routers;
Managed and coordinated concurrent projects to design and install state-of-the-art EMC SAN/NAS solutions at EMC client locations.
NCR (AT&T, Global Information Solutions)1995 to 2001: Sr. Project Executive
Most projects were critical to the clients’ corporate success. All projects were managed to a Statement of Work (SOW), and utilized MS Project2000 and the AT&T GlobalPM methodology. Had full budgetary responsibility for all projects.
Each project required the establishment of a Project Management Office (PMO) and associated methodologies specific to the clients’ operational needs. Programs/projects required the development and monitoring of user operational procedures and due to their criticality were subject to constant internal and external audits.
Received commendation for leading a 10-member team of executives to develop a new line of AT&T business.
Commended by clients for successful projects performed in extremely stressful environments. Received awards for performance and successful projects brought in on time and within budget. Mentored less-experienced Project Managers; created and delivered presentations; led and facilitated planning meetings that brought together operational business and technical personnel; created and conducted training sessions.
IBM Corporation 1988 to 1994: Sr. Project Manager
Extensive Systems Integration and auditing experience. All projects utilized ABT’s Project Workbench (Niku) as the Project Management tool and IBM’s Global Methodology. Received performance awards in recognition of superior leadership. Performed financial analysis of client corporations to direct marketing efforts. Had full budgetary responsibility for all my IBM projects.
Regional Auditor responsibilities included approving IBM’s Services contracts prior to submission to clients and a yearly audit of all contracts in the Los Angeles Region. Led Risk Assessments and Project Reviews.
Led an executive team to evaluate and recommend IBM corporate strategy.
Management duties at Great Western Bank’s Financial Systems included: project staffing, Section budget, and administrative responsibility for four programmers, five System Analysts, and a Supervisor of two EDP Liaison positions. Areas of systems responsibility included: General Ledger, Responsibility Center, Accounts Payable, Fixed Assets, Bank Reconciliation, Insurance, and Payroll/Personnel. Operational responsibilities in these areas included: maintenance, formal systems evaluation and feasibility studies, package evaluation and selection, determination of system requirements.
Architected, planned, and designed Blue Cross’ re-engineering of a health-insurance claims-adjudication and processing system. Organized and led a bi-coastal team to evaluate, modify, and test an ERP system involving online, IMS-based claims-benefits and adjudication subsystems. Wrote and designed DB2 applications. Led successful development of an insurance billing system. Implemented on time.
Designed and implemented UCLA’s hospital billing system. Implemented on time and below budget.