Carolyn Reid email@example.com http://www.linkedin.com/in/carolynreid 602-882-5292 Senior Project Management Executive Successful and goal-oriented IT Senior Executive with demonstrated experience in planning, developing, and implementing cutting edge information solutions to address business opportunities. Develop strategic plans for worldwide implementation and operations and process improvements, product support, quality assurance, and portfolio management. Initiate and enforce strict budget controls addressing company need and promotion of growth. Adept at crisis management, trouble-shooting, problem-solving, business turnaround and negotiating. Experienced in joint application development, benchmarking, capacity planning project and resource management, and cross-functional training. Expertise Project Portfolio Management Program Development Strategic Planning Project Management Process development Budgeting Holistic Business and IT Solutions Team Leadership Application Development Education • Certifications • Achievements Master’s Certificate in Project Management, George Washington University PMP (Project Management Professional) Certification, PMI Master in Business Administration, Arizona State University, - 1995 Bachelor of Science Mechanical Engineering, University of Florida, - 1981 Active Secret Clearance Provide Project, Portfolio Management and IT lectures and published papers Leading member/ contributor to PMI Portfolio Management Standard Professional Experience Director of Commercial Management Consulting, Consulting Manager Guident Technologies 4/2008 - Present Developing Practice specializing in Process Improvement, PMO, Project Portfolio Management, and Application Portfolio Management & Strategic Planning. Negotiating Partnerships and contracts. Develop DoD and Government Proposals. US Air Force, Consultant Leading Project Management for the Implementation of a solution across Air Force for Investment management, Portfolio Management, Budgeting, Acquisition, Program Management and Capital Planning and Investment Control, centralizing key information for Air Force Leadership, USSOCOM (US Special Operations Command), Engagement Manager Developed budgeting and business case development solution for IT Portfolio Mgt. Honeywell, Engagement Manager Provided high value solution to implement application and processes for the PMO Change Management, Program Budgeting and Project Prioritization processes. Director Commercial Project Portfolio Management Consulting, Managing Consultant Headstrong 1/2008 – 4/2008 Developed Consulting Practice. Provided Process & Application Solution for Honeywell. Carolyn Reid, PMP, MBA firstname.lastname@example.org Page 2 Portfolio Management Director Perot Systems, Contract for Catholic Healthcare West (CHW) 8/2006 – 1/2008 Developed Best Practice processes for Perot Systems Portfolio Management and Project Lifecycle consulting methodology and Customized solution for Healthcare. For CHW: Improved Project Prioritization, Resource Management, Project Lifecycle, IT Governance and Change Management. Managing Consultant Portfolio Management Consulting Practice Director for Public Sector Headstrong Consulting 1/2005 – 7/2006 Secured large contract in first week. Developed Proposals. Negotiated contracts. Developed consulting methodologies & Application Portfolio Mgt solution for Federal agencies. Brought in $1,000,000 + contract in first week. AARP, Engagement Manager Resolved root cause problem of a failing project. Improved AARP Project Management processes and system across the organization Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), Lead Consultant to CIO (on IBM / Headstrong team) Provided application analysis to plan holistic DLA solution for Portfolio Management, Application System Optimization and Project Management development. General Services Administration, Public Building Service (PBS) OCIO, Consultant Analyzed As-Is GSA application and Systems and developed Future State Strategic plan to meet the business needs. Developed Prioritization system for investments. CSR Consulting, LLC 6/2003 – 1/2005 Independent Business Consultant, Engagement Manager CSAA (Northeast region AAA) on contract to ProSight Provided solution for program management, budgeting and project prioritization. CNA Insurance on contract to ProSight Led implementation of solution for Six Sigma Business Process Improvement. Washington Mutual (Banking) on contract to ProSight Led project to set up Project Portfolio Management process and application. Artemis International Corporation 6/2001 – 6/2003 Managing Principal, Director IT Consulting and Portfolio Management Consulting Leader on New Portfolio Mgt Software Product Development Team Pfizer (Pharmaceutical Industry), Lead Consultant (on IBM/ Artemis team) Team leader for world-wide Project Mgt & Resource Mgt Process Improvement Exelon (Energy Industry), Engagement Manager Led project to develop a Project Portfolio Management solution for recently merged businesses under Exelon Energy. Established Industry Best Practice. Operation Improvement: $3 Million ROI. Motorola (Telecommunications & Manufacturing Divisions) 3/1997 – 4/2001 Manager: Program Manager, Operations Director, Supply Chain Manager Established PMO structure and led Business Process Redesign. Developed Division Strategic Plan to improve organizational effectiveness. Established Supply Chain Program.
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