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					                            SALLY SOVERNS, PMP
                                             P OM ON A , CA 9 1 7 6 7
          H OM E: 9 0 9 - 6 2 9 - 0 9 8 9  CELL: 9 5 1 - 2 9 5 - 5 1 8 2  S A LL YF IC K @M S N .C O M

                                   PROJECT MANAGEMENT
                  Business/Systems Analysis and Software Quality Assurance Testing

Dedicated, highly accomplished Project Management Professional with proven success in
implementing technology solutions in support of strategic business objectives. Adept at
managing large and complex projects involving mainframe, web, and client server-based
systems and applications. Recognized for developing, executing, and implementing strategic IT
and quality assurance testing processes. Confident and personable leader with expertise in
improving team performance across multiple industries including banking, travel, and
accounting. Known for outstanding analysis and organizational skills.

                                         CORE COMPETENCIES

   End-to-End Project Management                                Test Plans and Test Scripts
   Staff and Vendor Management                                  Issue Tracking and Resolution
   Team Building and Leadership                                 Training and Support
   Business and Functional Specifications                       Unit, System, and UAT Testing
   Scope Management and Project Plans                           Bank Acquisitions and Conversions

                                         CAREER EXPERIENCE

Projects and Testing Manager                                                                    5/2008 – 12/2011
Bank of the West, Monterey Park, CA
Provided exceptional leadership of projects, junior managers and systems analysts as well as
excellent oversight of quality assurance testing for a full-service, independent bank. Increased
business effectiveness by managing all projects from beginning to completion, communicating
and working with stakeholders, coordinating vendors, overseeing budgets, producing essential
status reports, resolving issues, and supervising all aspects of user acceptance testing (UAT)
including testing, acceptance, and documentation.
       Promoted to position as a result of successfully developing testing staff productivity and
        effectiveness.
       Demonstrated consistent success in managing multiple concurrent projects with cross-
        functional teams of 10 or more members in a fast-paced environment.
       Recognized for creating and maintaining project documentation for major system
        upgrades and conversions for mainframe, web, and client server-based systems.
       Improved testing quality by implementing standardized methodologies and
        documentation of test plans and scripts.
       Major projects include PEP+ IAT, ACH Positive Pay, Anti-Money Laundering, and
        Glory Cash Vault.
                            SALLY SOVERNS, PMP
                                             P OM ONA , CA 9 1 7 6 7
          H OM E: 9 0 9 - 6 2 9 - 0 9 8 9  CELL: 9 5 1 - 2 9 5 - 5 1 8 2  S A LL YF IC K @M S N .C O M


                              CAREER EXPERIENCE, CONTINUED…

Project Manager                                                                                  4/2003 – 4/2008
Bank of the West, Monterey Park, CA
Delivered outstanding project management of major assignments and oversaw all aspects from
inception to closing. Supported business clients by defining requirements and scope, managing
team activities, coordinating and organizing project plans, documenting and communicating
progress, and ensuring all projects were completed on time and under budget.
      Increased department efficiency through skilled team leadership and expert review of
       employee productivity and project management.


Additional experience includes IT Systems Analyst for Sanwa Bank and Corporate Data Processing
Manager for McDonnell Douglas Travel Company.


                                EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS

                                Bachelor of Arts Degree in Liberal Arts
                                Mount St. Mary’s College, Los Angeles, CA

                        Programming, Systems Analysis, and MIS Courses
                         UCLA and New Horizons Computer Learning Center

                             Certified Project Management Professional
                                     Project Management Institute



                                           TECHNICAL SKILLS

              PEP+  CICS  PEP+ Exchange  TSO  PEP+ AML OFAC  FileNet 
       PAL:VRS PAL:rEDI  HP Quality Center  ACI Worldwide ATM and Card System 
      Microsoft Office Suite including Project and Visio  Norcom Fraud System  SharePoint 
  Testmasters Test Control System  IMPACS DDA and Savings/Time  Glory Cash Vault System 
      Unix  IntraNet Money Transfer System  Cobol, Business Basic  Atchley Comply/Wire

				
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Description: Sally Soverns is a dedicated, highly accomplished Project Management Professional with proven success in implementing technology solutions in support of strategic business objectives. She is adept at managing large and complex projects involving mainframe, web, and client server-based systems and applications.