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.
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
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
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.
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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
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
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.