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					                              ROBERT O. (BOB) CALVERT, JR.
                                                  10734 Bossier Drive
                                                Johns Creek, GA 30022
Home: 770.475.2083                              rocalvert@bellsouth.net                            Cell: 770.617.1266

                                                     SUMMARY

Dynamic and visionary business and technology professional with an outstanding record of success. Experienced
leader providing executive-level management of the portfolio of IT and customer-facing projects. Successful change
manager with experience developing and monitoring adherence to project management processes, methodology and
best practices. Innovative thinker who delivers project management tools and training for project and program
managers. Exciting and energetic individual dedicated to ensuring enhanced project governance and leadership to meet
organizational goals and objectives.
Areas of Expertise
 Program and Project Management                Capacity Planning/Demand            PM Methodology and Practice
                                                 Mgmt.                                Adherence
   Portfolio Management & Reporting            Project Risk Management             Tools Development and Support
   Coaching and Mentoring                      Data Analysis and Metrics           Strategic Project Launches

                                         PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

PMO CONSULTANT                                                                                2010 – Present
PMO and Project Management Structure, Methodology and Design
Improved my personal skill set by structuring thoughts, ideas, experiences and best practices around project/program
management and a centralized Project/Program Management Office (PMO).
    Distilled previous experience into a PowerPoint presentation
    Developed a generic Earned Value Management (EVM) training module
    Created an outline for a Project Management Value lecture/book/course

COMPUTER ASSOCIATES / CA, Atlanta, GA                                                            2007 – 2010
PMO Director, CA Services, South Area
Increased the number of successful services delivery projects and improved the overall project governance of projects.
Improved customer satisfaction with the delivery of services solution implementation projects. Partnered with CA’s
Global PMO to develop and implement project management tools, training, processes, standards and methodologies.
     Portfolio Management of 160-200 simultaneous software implementation and staff augmentation projects.
     Project Management Support of 15-20 project/program managers, providing policy, standards, methodology,
        “best practices” and financial review/oversight.
     Strategic Project Launches including capacity planning, resource management and contract risk analysis.
     Methodology and Practice Adherence including metrics, process and standards, development of training and
        periodic project review.
     Project and Program Reporting including portfolio management, project/program status reporting, project
        rescue planning, risk/issue management, and financial program analysis.
     Capacity Planning and Demand Management including project staffing and resource utilization for Project
        Managers

BELLSOUTH CORPORATION / AT&T, Atlanta, GA                                                                2003 – 2007
IT Program Manager
Identified, created, and implemented IT projects to realize cost efficiencies. Worked with new technology research
teams and business leaders to optimize existing business processes, leverage technology where appropriate, and reduce
overall IT costs.
     Portfolio Management - Managed the program management office for the Infrastructure Cost Transformation
         team (ICT). The ICT team achieved $83M in total cost savings against a target of $41M over three years.
       Tools Support: Increased the efficiency of project managers and other project team members (e.g. IT Solutions
        Architects & Estimators) by implementing effective tools, processes, and policies, resulting in increased
        productivity, better communications, and faster turn-around time.
       Strategic Project Launches: Influenced and inspired executive leaders in PMO funding allocation meetings
        (decision about which projects to fund) based on corporate and business unit priorities, project risk analysis,
        available capacity and business conditions.
       Project and Program Reporting Provided tools, data analysis and process improvement to senior management
        and IT partners – including the IT Program Management Office (PMO) resulting in improved communications
        and an accurate representation of capital and expense cost savings.

AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES, Atlanta, GA                                                                         1999 – 2003
IT Project Manager
Developed and improved IT business processes for Agilent as it was spun off from its parent company, HP. Created
processes where none existed, improved those that did exist and replaced business processes that were not longer
viable.
     Methodology and Practice Adherence: Developed the Project Management Office (PMO) processes achieving
        CMMi Level Two certification.
     Tools Support: Trained new employees by implementing a formal program of lunch-hour “tool talks” to
        improve efficiency and effectiveness in IT.
            o Developed web-based database tools to allow for skill set tracking and resource leveling.
            o Developed a performance evaluation tool that allowed managers to track their employees’
                performance against goals.
     Project Management: Managed business process engineering and infrastructure improvement projects
        including risk and issue management, cost management, quality management and customer satisfaction
        management.

HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY, Atlanta, GA                                                                      1986 – 1999
Development Project Manager / Senior Technical Instructor
Solved IT business challenges through research, development and implementation of hardware, software and business
process solutions. Developed, improved and delivered high-quality customer and employee education on technical
topics in regularly scheduled training courses, and in customized, on-site courses.
     Project Management: Delivered IT hardware and software solutions to internal HP business units resulting in
         improved business processes and reduced IT spend.
     Project Management: Investigated new technologies, did side-by-side vendor comparisons, made formal
         recommendations based on stakeholder requirements.
     Tools Support: Developed a web-based delivery date estimation tool for product divisions which increased the
         accuracy of expected product delivery dates by over 90%.
     Tools Support: Developed a help desk scrolling application to allow help desk coordinators to instantly inform
         customer service agents of existing conditions.
     Project Management: Redesigned the HP-UX curriculum and redeveloped seven customer training courses.
     Training: Delivered over two hundred technical training classes to HP customers and employees.
     Program Reporting: Optimized customers’ education budgets by analyzing their business requirements and
         financial needs and developing customized training courses covering topics of most interest to them.
     Training and Support: Mentored junior instructors and evaluated their performance.

                                     EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS

Master of Science, Mathematics and Computer Science, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
Bachelor of Science, Mathematics and Computer Science, Lenoir-Rhyne College, Hickory, NC
Master’s Certificate in Organizational Leadership, Villanova University, Villanova, PA
Project Management Professional (PMP), Six Sigma Green Belt, ITIL Foundations Certification

                                           TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE
Platforms               HP-UX, BSD UNIX, Linux, Windows
Database Software       MS-SQL, Access, Oracle
Application Software    SAP, Clarity, MS Project
Internet Technologies   ASP, HTML, XML, TCP/IP, SharePoint (CenterPoint) Administration
Programming Languages   C, Visual Basic, Shell Scripting
Business Tools          MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio) including macro programming

				
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