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Manager Project

Location:
Charlotte, NC
Posted:
March 28, 2018

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John H. Emery

**** ********** ***** *****

Matthews, NC 28105

Mobile 704-***-****

E Mail: ac4ym6@r.postjobfree.com

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Business analyst seeking position to leverage several years in bank operations and change management in this manner:

- Understands business imperatives and is able to express change in terms of what is the desired state, what are

the risks and rewards of moving to that state, what does the financial model tells us about the rate of return

and breakeven point related to making this change, and what the key elements of a business

transformation plan are.

- Understands and has hands on experience working in the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

environment.

- Green Belt Certified in Six Sigma.

- Able to gather and document requirements essential to transformation, using a variety of tools such as

surveys, interviews, observations, and work-flow mapping.

- Experienced in developing and executing test plans. - Able to identify, diagnose, and prioritize test defects.

- Able to identify change risks and develop mitigation strategies. Experienced in incorporating these strategies

in the change implementation plan in such things as doing readiness assessments, event scripting,

determining go/no go decision points, and recovery options.

- Able to do post implementation assessments, determining whether goals were achieved and what the first list

of enhancements should be..

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Company ATR International Inc

Dates August 2017-Jan 2018

Position Title Contract Business Analyst-Wells Fargo

Business Analyst responsible for writing Business Requirements Documents (BDR’s) for Canadian Treasury Management Products.

Worked with Product Management and lines of business to understand product requirements and translate that understanding into written, individual Business Requirements.

Had to separate and clarify what is in scope/out of scope, constraints, and assumptions as they related to the Business Requirements.

Company RWC Consulting Group

Dates February 2016-February 2017

Position Title Contract Business Analyst-Zions Bank

Business Analyst for a Core Systems Replacement project at Zions Bank in Salt Lake City in Utah.

Responsible for analyzing Deposit System requirements and developing business requirements for related interfaces with other applications.

Each interface had to be identified as an input or output, batch or online.

Other planned changes to the originating or receiving application that could represent resource contention to the Core System had to be documented.

Company Apex Systems

Dates August 2015-December 2015

Position Title Contract Employee-Bank of America

Business Analyst for a project to on board sixty four 3rd Party Applications to the Access Request Management System. Tracked project status, generated daily reports, and facilitated as needed.

Company TD Bank

Dates March 2013-August 2015

Position Title Business Systems Analyst

Business Analyst for the Canadian Image Transformation Project.

Acted as a subject matter expert for Vector Perfection in support of Exceptions and Returns.

Wrote system specifications to satisfy functional requirements.

Worked with the interface between the output from Deposits to Vector Perfection on the Canadian side.

Developed test cases and scripts .Documented in Traceability Matrix format.

Executed scripts. Helped to prioritize test defects and develop solutions.

Directed Performance testing for Exceptions.

Assisted in the decision process to move from one testing phase to the next, and finally to execution.

Documented lessons learned.

Provided production support for application. Monitored processing. Researched and resolved file failures.

Company Cue Data Services

Dates November 2008- March 2013

Position Title Contract Employee-TD Bank

Business Analyst for the US Vector Exceptions and Returns Upgrade Projects.

Acted as a subject matter expert for Vector Perfection in support of Exceptions and Returns.

Wrote system specifications to satisfy functional requirements.

Developed test cases and scripts .Documented in Traceability Matrix format.

Worked with the interface between the output from Deposits to Vector Perfection - US side.

Executed scripts. Helped to prioritize test defects and develop solutions.

Directed Performance testing for Exceptions.

Assisted in the decision process to move from one testing phase to the next, and finally to execution.

Documented lessons learned.

Provided production support for application. Monitored processing. Researched and resolved file failures.

Company Heitmeyer Group

Dates Jan. 2008-October 2008

Position Title Contract Employee-M&T Bank

Business Analyst for Item Processing Systems Support. Documented work flows for a project to bring official check processing in house. Assisted in Systems Testing for installation of 102 APARS.

Business Analyst for Lockbox Department. Assisted in system testing for RemiTrac application.

Business Analyst for Treasury Services. Developed Test Plan and Script for major enhancement to Fundtech’s Balance Reporting Application.

Company Cynergies Solutions

Dates Jul. 2007-Dec. 2007

Position Title Contract Employee-National City Bank

Proof Trainer. Trained new hires on the proof/encoding function of the NCR 7766. Training included both classroom instruction and ongoing coaching and feedback. Developed and documented Proof Operator Guidelines and a quick reference work aide.

Company Metavante (Heitmeyer Group)

Dates Oct. 2006-Jun. 2007

Position Title Contract Employee-M&T Bank

Business Analyst for Item Processing Systems Support. Assisted with preparation of project estimate for implementation of Health Savings Accounts. Assisted with preparation of functional specifications for bringing credit card processing in house.

Developed flow charts, functional specifications, test plans, and test scripts for various segments of Image Exchange Receive.

Developed a syllabus and several modules for a recommended Item Processing training program.

Company Mirifex (RWC Consulting Group)

Dates Sep. 2003 – Jul. 2006

Position Title Contract Employee-National City Bank

DDA Analyst supporting the implementation of Single Charter. Developed and executed test scripts for integrated system testing for Vector Sort.

Project Analyst for installation of Transaction Exchange system. Served as Operations representative on Six Sigma Team. Analyzed Voice of the Customer Surveys, helped develop Critical to Quality (CTQ) factors and related metrics. Assisted with the development of the implementation strategy.

Coordinated User Acceptance Testing for the Transaction Exchange Project that facilitated the interfacing of data with multiple downstream application including deposits, savings, DDA, general ledger, credit card, mortgage loan payments, etc.

Project Analyst for Item Processing site consolidations. Developed initial assessment of risks, assumptions, issues, and project tasks. Developed capacity model for sorter and reject repair equipment. Documented work flows and identified gaps between sites. Maintained Project Work Plan.

Coordinated User Acceptance testing for the Item Processing Site Consolidation Project.

Developed detailed implementation plan.

Company BenchMark Consulting International

Dates Sep. 2001 – Nov. 2001

Position Title Consultant

Identified, developed, and implemented several process improvement changes in the

Wire Transfer Department of Zions Bank in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Client had received an unsatisfactory rating on their last internal audit. Project was focused on processes that would improve controls/reduce exposure.

Company Carreker Corporation

Dates Nov. 2000 – Jul 2001

Position Title Project Manager

Project Manager for the installation of the CheckFlow product at Firstar Bank in St. Louis, Missouri.

CheckFlow is an automated check research, photo retrieval, and adjustments system. This was the first installation of this product, which was jointly developed by Carreker and Pegasystems.

As Project Manager directed the efforts of three Carreker leads, Training/UAT, Technical, and

Consulting, and coordinated with project assigned resources by Firstar.

Conducted project status meetings, produced and distributed meeting minutes, and provided status reports to senior bank management as required.

Maintained a master project work plan.

Monitored and tracked project travel expenses.

Responsible for following up with the Technical Lead in resolving any identified system problems.

Worked with the client in reviewing and prioritizing possible product enhancements.

Company Bank of America

Dates Feb 1972- Sep. 2000

Held numerous positions with Bank of America and predecessor banks, including the following:

1997-2000 Vice President-Business Transformation Planning

1995-1997 Vice President-Item Processing Support Manager

1991-19997 Vice President-Lockbox Support Manager

1990-1991 Vice President-Corporate Operations Manager

1988-1990 Vice President-Mortgage Work Out Department

1987-1988 Vice President-Securities Support Manager

1976-1987 Vice President-Deposit Operations

1975-1976 Assistant Vice President Greenville Operations Center Manager

1972-1975 Internal Auditor

EDUCATION

Merrimack College, Bachelor of Arts, History, 1966

University of Maine, 24 graduate hours, History, 1967

Accepted into Ph.D. program, but entered US Air Force

CERTIFICATIONS/ TRAINING/AFFILIATIONS

Green Belt Certified-Six Sigma, 2004

Director of the South Carolina Automated Clearinghouse Association (SCACHA), 1984-1987

Graduate of the BAI/University of Wisconsin School for Bank Administration, 1978

MILITARY EXPERIENCE

Graduate of the United States Air Force Officer Training School, 1968

Graduate of the Armed Forces Air Intelligence Training Center, 1968

Served in Vietnam 1968-1969, awarded the Bronze Star

Discharged as a Captain, 1972



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