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Project Program Manager

Chicago, Illinois, 60657, United States
April 22, 2018

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Dmitry Y. Epshetsky 773-***-****

Program Manager (Assistant Director PMO)

A senior IT professional with over 15 years of experience leading and executing enterprise programs and large-scale data warehousing, BI, and web-based projects. Designed, planned, and delivered cross-departmental projects from idea to implementation phases. Analyzed and structured the projects as parts of the larger whole furthering overall program objectives. Managed program stakeholders, budgets, timelines, risks, and resources, collaborating across the organization to drive growth strategy initiatives.


Led “Digital Roadmap” – a program consisting of five projects including EDW, Radiology Case Repository, Case Submission and Peer Review (SaPR), Search & Discovery, and Academic Currency designed to increase membership growth and current member satisfaction.

Took the program from the vision statement to implementation, managing all phases of a five-project program implementation in cross-organizational, agile environment.

Managed a 12-people cross-functional team consisting of SMEs, PMs, BAs, and developers.

Managed $5M program budget.

Guided several departments (Publications, Marketing, Membership, Dev, Architecture, and Annual Meeting) in planning, prioritizing, and executing projects through production stage.

Communicated strategy and status to internal and external stakeholders, as well as goals and deliverables to PMs, analysts, and developers.

Directed the recruitment process of key employees and selection of consultants and vendors.

Created and implemented business processes within PMO, standardized document templates, and supporting software to facilitate successful project delivery within specific timeframes.

Proactively identified and mitigated risks, addressed bottlenecks.

Managed a multi-project portfolio addressing gaps in the Enterprise BI and systems integration initiatives at BP.

Initiated and lead organization-wide Data Integrity project improving data integrity and accuracy, reducing data duplication, simplifying data cleansing and consumption, and lowering costs.

Determined project feasibility based on projected ROI, systems and resources availability at BP. Analyzed and improved operational processes prior to implementing technical efficiencies for a system tracking over $1B of Gulf of Mexico inventory. Ensured SOX and Digital Security compliance.

Developed an Agile delivery framework for Chicago RAD team using Scrum. The new approach cut project timelines 25% and reduced costs 15%.

Lead design and implementation of full data warehousing solutions from ground up for Trading and Finance verticals.


Radiological Society for North America – Program Manager Chicago, IL 8/16 – 10/17

Successfully led the Digital Roadmap program consisting of five projects designed to spur growth and reverse a negative trend within a key membership demographic. Established a project management framework based on Agile principles, defined project milestones and deliverables. Facilitated collaboration with the C-suite, external stakeholders, and cross-functional development team in taking the projects from ideas to completion. Developed products’ roadmaps, and integrated project plans that leverage deliverables from other simultaneous projects, and include EDW, Radiology Case Repository, Case Submission and Peer Review (SaPR), and Search & Discovery with Machine Learning component. Managed program stakeholders, obtained buy-in at all levels, negotiated and resolved conflicts. Managed employees, consultants, and RFP processes. Proactively managed risks, tracked and addressed issues. Partnered with SMEs, PMs, and BAs to develop requirements, and product backlogs.

BP – Project Lead (Software Development / BI) Chicago, IL 5/2005 – 2/2016

Managed project scope and requirements, building and delivering data warehousing, reporting and web-based solutions. Interfaced daily with business clients creating proof of concepts, identifying business needs and technical gaps. Lead Scrum sessions, assigned tasks, and managed developers. As a Technical Lead, provided project feasibility assessment, ROI calculations, documented business processes, creating semantic and physical data models, technical design, implementation, deployment and support plans for regional and global projects.

Projects include Data Stewardship (Single Point of Truth), Operations and Inventory Reporting solutions, multi-system trading, accounting and inventory reconciliation projects, credit and exposure tracking, internal education and accreditation management and compliance.

Served as an internal BI consultant for Front, Middle, and Back Office projects.

Technologies & Tools: MS Project, Jira, TFS, Remedy, Share Point, ER Studio, SQL Server, Oracle, Informatica, Business Objects, Crystal Reports, Tableau, .NET 4.5, C#, ASP.Net.

Projects: P2MA 2.0, Letter Of Credit, Credit Reporting Exposure Management 2.0 (CREM), GLOBAL OIL FINANCIAL REPORTING SYSTEM (GOFRS), Combined Exposure for GGAS Reporting (BO / VBA)


Smart Systems Development, Inc. – Principal Consultant Chicago, IL 4/00 – 5/05

Accenture - Analyst Chicago, IL 6/99-4/00

Technology Advisors, Inc. - Intern \ Junior Consultant Park Ridge, IL 9/97-4/99


University of Notre Dame - South Bend, IN

Williams Energy - Tulsa, OK

Ameriquest Mortgage Company - Los Angeles, CA

Washington Mutual Bank – Seattle, WA

Global Steel Exchange (GSX.COM) – Chicago, IL

City of Chicago – Chicago, IL


Six Sigma Green Belt University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Chicago, IL 5/14

SCRUM Master Certificate SCRUM Alliance Chicago, IL 09/13

ORACLE 8i DBA Course (9 weeks) Chicago, IL 8/01-10/01

Business Objects Advanced Designer, Reporting Courses Rosemont, IL 06/00

B.S. Computer Information Systems Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago, IL 09/97-05/99

Graduated with Honors.

Minor in Business Management / Finance

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