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Project Manager Management

Katy, Texas, 77450, United States
May 28, 2010

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Wilson Garcia, PMP, EIT

Information Technology Project Manager

**** ********** **** ** * Katy, TX 77450 * Ph. (832) ***.**** *

Certified Project Manager with history of cost savings through innovation

and efficient use of technology and resources available. Track record of

tackling and solving tough business and technical problems. Strong leader

with demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals at all

levels and in all functional areas. Experience managing full project

lifecycle from requirements gathering to final implementation and customer

training. Self motivated and innovative thinker who actively pursue

challenges as learning opportunities. Able to formulate and develop

improvements to reduce cost and increase efficiency.

Qualification Highlights

. Project Management and Leadership

. Team Building

. Creative IT Initiatives

. End-User Support

. Development Hands On

. Process Improvement

. Strategic Planning

. Budget Planning & Cost Control

. Quality Control

. Continuous Improvement

. Networking experience

. SDLC management

. Systems Integration

. Bilingual English/Spanish

. PMP Certified

More than fifteen years of Relevant Experience

Sunland Group, Houston, Texas (2003 - Present)

IT Manager

. Developed and maintained a project management application that allows

managers to control their projects from proposal through the close

project stage. Created new procedures and reports that reduce time

wasted and facilitated project management as well as eliminated data

entry time when he created an interface to transfer the timesheets,

invoices and aging information between accounting system and this new

project management application.

. When Houston former Mayor White open the city for Katrina evacuees,

Sunland was called to provide inspection services only; under my

initiative an application was developed to allow the City of Houston

and Sunland to track the information and location of each evacuee;

after a couple of months and thanks to this application; Sunland was

pointed as the company on charge of the JHHTF program, this allowed

the company to grow from 50 to 250 employees in addition to more than

200 subcontractors, increasing the scope of this project and their

revenue. Former Mayor Bill White gave me a personal recognition for my

services to the Joint Hurricane Housing Task force (JHHTF) at the end

of this project.

. Value engineer team member for METRO Light Rail University Corridor

study that reported potential savings for more than $186 million

dollars through more than 20 value engineering proposals.

. Designed, developed and implemented a Document Control web application

that allows to manage the documentation and managing data on a

preliminary engineering and design program for the renovations of

Terminals A, B, C and E for DFW International Airport.

. Eliminated long distant calls between Sunland Offices using Asterisk

based PBX's, with the creation of an unify voice attendant system that

help Sunland clients to reach anyone on the phone system does it

matter their location or where the call was originated.

. Reengineered a MS/DOS Cost estimate application, creating a new

windows base application that allows managing more than 16,000 typical

construction items to create construction estimates.

Xenco Laboratories, Houston, TX (2001 - 2003)

Senior Analyst

. Expanded and grew a Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS)

application created in house at this environmental lab; the additional

modules created under my initiative, input and reengineering on others

modules helps Xenco to sold licenses of this application to more

environmental laboratories through the country.

Banco de Occidente, Cali, Colombia (1995 - 2000)

Project Manager

Some of the budget savings and innovations provided to this financial

institution were:

. Migrated the Home Banking Program "OCCIRED" that was created to work

on MS/DOS to a MS Windows version using Visual C++.

. Created a new option on the branches system that help to setup

payments collection for private entities with a module that configure

the information requested for these entities on a timely manner.

. Lead the transition from a payroll system to a new enterprise human

resource system that helps the entire division to manage the

information of the employees on a different level.

. Developed an application that allow to migrate the transactional

information from a mainframe system (Cobol/RPG II) to a new Oracle

distributed database system using several tools as PL/SQL, Pro*C,

SQL*Loader and C++.

. Volunteered to develop the second phase of the Foreign Trade system

helping the bank to save several thousand of dollars eliminating


Manusoft, Cali, Colombia (1993 - 1995)

Alumina, Cali, Colombia (1192 - 1993)

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My Education Registrations & Some of my Other useful

Affiliations Technical Skills information for


Systems Project Management Microsoft More than 15 years

Engineering Professional Project of experience

and (PMP ), No. Primavera P6 Worked on

Computation, 275***, **** Scheduling different

B.S., Engineer-In-Traini Microsoft Visio industries:

Javeriana ng (EIT), State of Visual Studio Manufacturing,

University, Texas, 2007 (VB, ASP.NET, Banking, Software

1994 Brainbench C++, C#) Development,

Engineering Certified SQL Server Environmental,

Business Professional C Crystal Reports Architectural,

Administrati Programmer, 2000 JavaScript Civil Engineering,

on, Brainbench Oracle DBA and Project

Postgraduate Certified Oracle Forms and Management.

, Javeriana Professional Reports

University, Oracle PL/SQL PL/SQL, Pro*C Languages

1997 Programmer, 2000 Primavera English

Brainbench Contract Manager Spanish

Certified Beginner student

Professional Adobe flash Simplified Chinese

JavaScript Windows, Unix,

Programmer, 2002 Linux, AIX

Brainbench ASP.NET Power builder

Certification, FoxPro, MS

2007 Access

Brainbench RDBMS Cobol




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