2947 Nestle Creek Drive Marietta, GA 30062 770-335-5226 firstname.lastname@example.org
Performance oriented IT professional with a track record of success in understanding business
needs and developing technology solutions to increase competitive advantage.
Recognized for consulting/communication skills that build partnerships, facilitate understanding,
and improve customer satisfaction.
Noted for ability to carefully/thoroughly analyze projects and develop strategic direction.
Proven leader in creating top quality results by effective team or project management.
SOUTHERN COMPANY SERVICES (ATLANTA, GA) 2006 – Present
Subsidiary of Southern Company, one of the largest U.S. producers of electricity.
Financial Conversion Analyst – GLSCAPE 2007 - Present
Direct, based on schedules and estimates, aspects of expenditures from a $250M budget as
related to Accounting, Finance and Treasury project.
Manage critical reconciliation process for Oracle Financials after each phase of data conversion
at four operating companies. Coordinate approval process to ensure all required emails and other
documentation are properly loaded, allowing project phases to advance.
Created/implemented Reconciliation Signoff Overview and Guidance document to provide step-
by-step instructions on reconciliation process and how to address defects as discovered.
Initiate, then build, project schedules for Maximo based on current project management rules
Perform QA testing for audit and compliance requirements.
Assistant to Technical Director 2006 - 2007
Part of project core team for CASPR – scheduled activities/tasks, planned/allocated resources,
tracked spending, led change management projects, and ensured timely/accurate communication
across audiences ranging from senior management to project personnel.
Defined implementation strategies and managed the project plan/work plan and $3M budget.
Maintained CASPR Web page and published daily/weekly updates.
Managed all control processes for security documents, administrative files, and documentation
INCOMM - (ATLANTA, GA) 2003 - 2004
Leading marketer, distributor and technology innovator of stored-value gift and prepaid products.
IT Project Manager
Managed project team of 15 IT programmers, directing work assignments, and tracking
project/worker hours and budgets.
Managed/prioritized Fast Card projects for new and existing customers such as Napster, Apple,
Wal-Mart, Visa, Federated, Starbucks and more.
Created, implemented and managed Interactive Voice Response (IVR) systems for more than 20
internal and external inComm customers.
Directed assignment and ongoing management of project resources against approved budget and
staffing plans. Included project documentation, personnel review and budgets of $1M-3M.
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EQUANT – WORLDWIDE GLOBAL NETWORK (ATLANTA, GA) 1995 - 2002
Provider of national/international communication infrastructure solutions.
Senior Global Project Manager 1998 - 2002
Project Manager of a $10M state-of–the-art client network in more than 16 domestic and
international regions. Customers included Morgan Stanley, Ernst & Young, UPS, and Sealand
Dedicated Project Manager for deployment of data communication switching equipment used at
the Bentonville, AR hub of Wal-Mart and 300+ sites in the United Kingdom. Set project
direction, developed schedules, and led implementation strategy.
Managed information technology network planning re-numbering maintenance project to
support the Equant worldwide network systems.
Directed vendor management for the Equant U.S. and U.K. Lease Lines.
Database Support Specialist 1996 - 1998
Maintained Customer Support Trouble Ticketing System that monitored thousands of entries
regarding outages and corrective actions.
Provided daily/monthly management reports via Access to maintain customer lease service
agreements were maintained at 99% accuracy.
Created/implemented new procedures to make reporting and database management more
efficient and cost effective.
Regional Control System Configuration Specialist 1995 - 1996
Maintained Equant’s Bull DPS Mainframe Airline system where configurations are stored and
real time monitoring takes place for all airlines in the North and South American regions.
Loaded configurations with minimal downtime in data communications to produce easy
gatehouse check-in and on-time flight departures.
Implemented workflow process that assure normal configurations requests were processed in
less than 24 hours and urgent ones in less than an hour.
Masters Certificate of Project Management - George Washington University, Washington, DC
Six Sigma-Green Belt
Bachelor Business Administration-Management - Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
Oracle and Data Repository, AMPS Mainframe and Client Server, SAPS, Maximo, Ascendant, Track
Record, Script Utility Import, Security Web Ware, ESTARS, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio,