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Senior Program Manager

Location:
San Antonio, Texas, United States
Posted:
February 20, 2018

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ANTHONY CANNON, PfMP, PgMP, PMP, SPC*, SA, PMI-ACP

ac4jpf@r.postjobfree.com

210-***-****

SUMMARY OF EXPERIENCE

Over 25 years of portfolio, program and project management experience providing engineering and software development to the U.S. Federal Government, Mexico Federal Agencies, and commercial clients. Outcome-oriented leadership style utilizing agile and traditional portfolio, program, and project/team management disciplines; agile flexibility, and operational experience to drive success.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Agile and Traditional Portfolio, Program and Project/Team Management including Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), Scrum, Lean, Kanban, XP and Waterfall Frameworks

Change Management

Teaching and Coaching Agile and Waterfall Frameworks

Lean UX

Software Design and Development

Systems Engineering and Integration

DevOps

VA ProPath and VIP

Strategic Planning

Business Development

Capture Management and Proposal Development

Client and Partner Relations

Personnel Recruiting

SWOT Analysis, Including Identifying Potential Competitors

Price to Win Strategy

Federal Acquisition Lifecycle

CERTIFICATIONS

Project Management Institute (PMI) Certified Portfolio Management Professional (PfMP)

PMI Certified Program Management Professional (PgMP)

PMI Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)

PMI - Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP)

Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) 4 Certified Program Consultant (SPC4)

SAFe 4 Certified Agilist (SA)

Lean Change Management Institute Certified Lean Change Management Practitioner

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Leaning Forward Consulting, LLC (formally Leaning Forward Technologies, LLC)

Enterprise Portfolio Manager/Senior Program Manager/Agile Coach – November 2015 to Present

As the Enterprise Portfolio Manager, determining the right agile and traditional programs and projects/teams to implement corporate strategic objectives; as well as:

Developing and nurturing client and partner relations

Leading business development and capture of all federal and state government business

As the Program Manager/Agile Coach for all development including extensive development of the Department of Defense (DOD) Military Health System Learn, an Oracle based Learning Portal, and DOD Non-Lethal Weapons and U.S. Air Force Headquarter Security Forces development programs, implemented a mix of agile and waterfall framework activities to successfully accomplish these initiatives; as well as:

Providing training, coaching, and guidance to Senior Leaders, Project Managers, Scrum Masters, Product Managers/Owners, and Team Members in both Agile and Traditional

Using agile, waterfall, and hybrid frameworks to guide software and systems development

Providing Program Management for the client (CPS Energy) Enterprise Improvement Initiative Program. Program projects include:

oSalesforce/SAP Client Relationship Management (CRM) Integration (agile implementation)

oData Center Monitoring Consolidation

oSelf-service Reconnections

oAgency Portal Redesign

oQmatic Remote Check-in

oRebate Outsourcing

Engility Corporation

Project Manager – June 2015 to October 2015

Provided PMO Support for the Veteran Authorization and Preferences Enhancements (VAPE) and Benefits Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act (VACAA) 701 and 702 projects. As Project Manager, I:

oManaged stakeholder engagement

oManaged 2 teams of professionals supporting the above projects

oPerformed Project Schedule Management

oPerformed Project Reporting

oPerformed Budget and Resource Management

oManaged quality and delivery of all project deliverables

oUsed PMAS and ProPath processes and templates to develop artifacts and support release management activities

WLF Solutions, LLC Joint Venture between Leaning Forward Technologies and West Staffing and Management

Senior Program Manager/Agile Coach - April 2014 to June 2015

As the Senior Program Manager for all federal and state government contracts:

Coached Senior Leaders, Project Managers, Scrum Masters, Product Managers/Owners, and Team Members in both Agile and Traditional

Used agile and hybrid frameworks to guide all software and systems development

Developed and nurtured client and strategic partner relations for the Department of Veterans Affairs and other government contracts

Lead business development, capture and proposal development for all federal and state government business

Leaning Forward Technologies, LLC

Enterprise Portfolio Manager/Senior Program Manager/Agile Coach - April 2011 to June 2015

Set up overall corporate infrastructure

As the Enterprise Portfolio Manager, determined the right agile and traditional programs and projects/teams to implement corporate strategic objectives; as well as:

Developed and nurtured client and partner relations

Lead business development and capture of all federal and state government business

As the Program Manager/Agile Coach for all development including extensive development of the Department of Defense (DOD) Military Health System Learn, an Oracle based Learning Portal, and DOD Non-Lethal Weapons and U.S. Air Force Headquarter Security Forces development programs, implemented a mix of agile and waterfall framework activities to successfully accomplish these initiatives; as well as:

Provided training, coaching, and guidance to Senior Leaders, Project Managers, Scrum Masters, Product Managers/Owners, and Team Members in both Agile and Traditional

Used agile, waterfall, and hybrid frameworks to guide software and systems development

Ultraline, LLC

Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder - July 2010 to April 2013

Lead the development and integration of Ultraline’s eLearning products and services delivered to the Mexico, Central and South America markets

Hired the technical staff needed to develop, integrate, deliver, and maintain these solutions. The products and services included:

oSharable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) 1.2 and 2004 conformant Learning Management System (LMS)

oCourseware development including: instructional systems, graphic, animation, and simulation design; and video and audio production

oSCORM and Section 508 (information technology accessibility for people with disability) consulting; as well as, systems development and integration services

Frontline Systems, Inc.

President/CEO - October 1992 to June 2010

Lead all aspects of Frontline’s growth from startup to more than a hundred professionals focusing on delivering advance technologies and eLearning solutions to military and civilian federal customers. This included but was not limited to:

oDeveloping two SCORM 1.2 and 2004 conformant LMS, SCORM Communications System

oReverse engineering and redesign of F-15 and F-16 subsystems for the Air Force

oData migration for the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

oSBINet for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

oIntelligence analysis for the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) and many systems development projects for Department of Defense (DoD) and other civilian federal agencies

Frontline performed as the prime contractor on many classified and non-classified projects always meeting or exceeding contract requirements

Galactic Technologies, Inc.

Chief Operating Officer, Director of Engineering Division - May 1993 to July 1994

Computer Engineering Associates, Inc.

Program Manager - October1990 to May 1993

Honeywell Incorporated, Test Instrument Division

Assistant Branch Manager -August 1989 to October 1990

Support Systems Associates, Incorporated

Project Manager, Project Engineer, Engineer - January 1987 to August 1989

U.S. Air Force

Section Manager, Calibration Laboratory Chief, Training Director, Shop Supervisor, Quality Control Inspector - February 1977 to December 1986

EDUCATION

B.S. Engineering, University of Maryland – not completed

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

PMI, Member

Alamo Chapter of PMI, Member

Scaled Agile, Member

Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP), Member

APMP-NCA Chapter, Member



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