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Project Manager Management

Lawton, Oklahoma, United States
November 14, 2017

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Phillip J Stone


Career Profile

Driven technical professional with exceptional leadership and project management skills. Proven ability to effectively plan, coordinate, and execute multiple projects while meeting deadlines. Goal oriented, customer focused and tenacious; committed to executing first class solutions on time and under budget. Demonstrated success in streamlining existing operations, and improving process and performance. Comprehensive experience in project planning, budgeting and implementing effective cost controls. Team player with the ability to work well with others to achieve a common goal.

Core competencies:

Process Optimization

Cross Functional Team

Microsoft Office

Relationship Building

Scrum/Agile Methodology


Solution Oriented

Microsoft Sharepoint

Confluence/Smart Sheets

Issue and Risk Management

Microsoft Project

Backwards Planning

Education & Training

Columbia Southern University – Orange Beach, AL. Bachelor’s of Science, Business Administration, 2014

Western Governor's University – Salt lake City, UT. Bachelor's of Science, Information Technology, In Progress

Professional certifications

Project Management Institute, PMP Certification, April 2017-April 2020

Professional Experience

Technical Project Manager, Continuant Unified Communications; Tacoma WA, June 2016 – April 2017

Develop project plans for medium to large sized projects based upon defined high level features and functions and defined project success criteria. Estimate resources to support defined project plans and project goals. Assign project tasks to appropriate resources and communicate expectations and accountabilities in a timely and clear fashion. Define communication strategies to ensure project stakeholders are engaged and aware of project activities and dependencies. Manage project execution within the defined enterprise standards to ensure timeliness, quality and cost effectiveness, tracking schedule and budget performance using appropriate tools and techniques. Manage the project budget, scope, and schedule, identifying and documenting needed changes to the original plan and ensuring project stakeholder and steering committee buy-in for any proposed changes. Identify and manage project issues and risks throughout the life of the project, developing action and contingency plans as appropriate. Communicate project status and manage expectations with project stakeholders on an on-going basis. Validate project deliverables against scope and quality expectations and participate in project stage-gates, identifying opportunities for execution and process improvement.

Key Results:

Acted as primary point of contact with Product, Development, Quality Assurance, Marketing, Analytics, Finance, and external contractors across project

Managed clear expectations by establishing clear and defined timelines, deliverables and milestones. Ensured deliverables were met and held owners accountable.

Commended for leading distributed teams across multiple locations in implementing security measures to prevent unauthorized access of facilities and property resulting in a first round pass of inspections.

Developed procedure to schedule vital training aligned with organizational focus for 39 junior team members ensuring preparation for nine month overseas project.

Achieved 95% on-time completion rate for project sub-tasks.

Spearheaded technical and engineering process improvement tasks, resulting in 70% time savings. Taking basic tasks from a three business day completion timeframe to a two hour completion timeframe.

Director Program Management Office, JBLM, WA, US Army June 2011-2016

Directly manages the Corporate IT Program and Project Portfolio. Collaborates closely with each Property PMO and aggregates, tracks, and reports on the Global IT Program and Project Portfolio. Defines and develops program and project management standards, processes and related tools. Monitors PMO performance to continuously improve performance, quality, and business satisfaction. Creates a strong program/project management team of professionals assigned to major initiatives globally. Lead organizational planning including recruiting for open positions. Conduct performance evaluation and appraisal efforts for the PMO organization. Defines appropriate processes and manages compliance to ensure corporate project delivery quality at program level (e.g. requirements management, risk management, change management, issue management, resource management, project accounting etc.)

Key Results:

Defined processes and managed compliance to ensure corporate project delivery quality at program level (e.g. requirements management, risk management, change management, issue management, resource management, project accounting etc.)

Provided a standard PMO framework, ensuring alignment to business objectives, visibility/transparency into PMO activities

Created and executed a program portfolio communication plan with full transparency to all stakeholders.

Executed a governance process to provide corporate executive leadership with visibility into program performance and decision making ability

Technical Project Manager, JBLM, WA, US Army June 2006-2011

Oversee multiple projects across all phases of development. Monitor workflow and make timeline adjustments as needed. Work as part of cross functional team to achieve milestones. Collaborate with development to plan project sprints. Develop status reports, cost estimates, and resource plans. Make vital decisions and drive decision-making across projects. Implement and maintain best practices. Trained team members on integration and development processes. Coordinated with customers and stakeholders to gather requirements and manage expectations.

Key Results:

Part of design and development for large communications suite, adopted by the US military. Developed hardware and software implementations and all aspects of security for the program. Project was adopted as government program of record and distributed to the organization.

Developed accreditation process for computer systems in accordance with DIACAP guidelines. Led projects to accredit 14 separate locations covering in excess of 45 networks.

Led spiral development of Special Operations Software suite 14 iterations and updates of software.

Led project to migrate and update 45 computer networks across all spectrums utilizing commercial off the shelf products to obtain ISO 9000/ 27000 certification and compliance.

Led project to implement ITIL in several new organizations focusing on Knowledge and Change Management.

Work History

Comanche County Memorial Hospital Infrastructure Project Manager September 2017 - Present

Continuant Unified Communications, Technical Project Manager June 2016 – April 2017

Cocidius Solutions, Project Manager/Retail Operations July 2014 – April 2016

U.S. Army, Director of Program Manager Office June 2011 – June 2016

U.S. Army, Technical Project Manager June 2006 – June 2011r

U.S. Army, Senior Network Administrator/Network Engineer June 1996 – June 2006, or

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