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Project Management Manager

Brownsburg, Indiana, 46112, United States
May 28, 2018

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Gary Gaunnac, PMP, PMOC, APMC, Prochain Cert., MBA Program Anderson Falls School of Business

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Project/Program Manager

Experienced Project/Program/Portfolio/PMO Manager skilled in full Project Management Lifecycle Management, Software Development Lifecycle Management, Product Development Lifecycle Management. Perform well under pressure in handling large scale projects. Recognized as a leader of teams to ensure quality, timely, within budget completion of projects. Strong focus on attention to detail and following standard project management practices to accomplish goals. Focussed on organizational effectiveness, change agent, budget management, time management, and alignment with business and customer objectives. Fully capable of implementing PMO’s, training full PMP curriculum, mentoring, coaching, and guiding professionals to full PMP Certification.

Key Qualifications

Project Management Professional

Advanced Project Management

Project Management Office

Project Management

Program Management

Portfolio Management

PMO Management

ISO 9000

ISO 14001

CFR 21 Part 11

Quality Control/Quality Assurance, Validation, Compliance, Regulatory

Computer Systems Validation, Document Management, RUP, Agile/Scrum, RAD





Project Planning/Architecture/Cultural Training and Best Practices

PMP Bootcamp Training, Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced Project Management Training

OPM3 Maturity Model Assessment

Organizational Effectiveness

Change Management

Change Agent

Team Building


Budget Management

Quality Management

Customer Goal Oriented

Microsoft Project/Primavera

Project Management Body of Knowledge, PMBOK



Multi-Industry Experience, DOD, DOE, EPA, FDA, Life Science, Financial/Accounting

SEI Software Engineering Institute, CMM Maturity Model, Software Development Lifecycle

SWEBOK, Software Engineering Body of Knowledge

BABOK, Business Analysis Body of Knowledge

PMBOK, Project Management Body of Knowledge

MBA Program, Anderson Falls School of Business, 2 Years

Work Experience

Simplilearn, PMP Bootcamps, January 2013 to Current, 4 Day Bootcamps Preparation for PMP Certification, 4 day bootcamps preparing Company PM’s and Engineers for the PMP Certification Exam, Nestle Engineers primary client, full PMBOK, PMI Training for PMP Certification

Physicians Mutual Insurance, Current, November, December 2014, January 2015 Medicare Supplements and other Insurance Products, consulting, training, meeting with groups of Medicare age individuals before they declare a Medicare Supplement to protect them from financial issues with healthcare costs not covered by Medicare, in addition Dental, Long Term Care, Cancer Coverage, Optical Coverage, and Pharmacy Coverage.

Ivy Tech Corporate College, August-November 2014, Program Manager, Corporate Customers, Consulting, Training Management through Salesforce for Indiana Corporations. Consulting with companies in need of group training in areas such as Six Sigma, ISO 9000, PMP, Database and Excel Utilization, Financial Management, Business management, etc. training sales, design, development, delivery.

Extrapoint Transportation Brokerage, Managing Partner, Startup Transportation Brokerage, February 2014-August 2014, Business Plan, Partner. Provided Project Management and Business Planning for Startup Transportation Brokerage and Seed Funds for Infrastructure, Computers, Networks, Software, Licensing from startup to fully functional Brokerage.

Insurance Agent, American National Insurance, July-November 2013 (Agency Closed), Colonial Life Agent November 2013-April 2014. Sales Agent and Consultant working with Clients on Business, Financial, and Insurance needs.

Anderson University MBA Program Full Time, Aug. 2012-June 2015

Richard G. Lugar Center for Renewable Energy 2012, Project Management Advisory, Volunteer Consultant, Energy Fellow Consultant, Project Management Consulting.

Project Management Training, IIL, Oct 2011-March 2012, PgMP Certificate, MS Project Advanced Training Certificate, PMO Certification

Insurance Training, Pathfinders, Life and Health (Licensed Spring 2013), Property and Casualty (Licensed Spring 2013), American National Insurance Company Training, July, August, September, 2013, Agency Training, Colonial Life Training November 2013-March 20, 2014, Agency Training

Active Participant in PMICIC/PMIEF (Project Management), Rainmakers Indianapolis, Launch Fishers, Techpointe, Techmakers, PMI, Purdue Alumni Association, American Chemical Society.

Zuna Infotech, January, February, March 2013, Bloomberg Vault Project Manager for Customer Jeffries Financial,, 3 Months, Project Management for Migration of Financial Documents for Jeffries out of the UK to the Bloomberg Vault for SEC/FINRA requirements. Multi-Billion dollar data and email documents, financial documents to maintain storage, traceability, history, chain of custody for audit, legal, financial, accounting, and business requirements.

Walgreens, Relief Manager, September 2012-January 2013

RCI/Wyndham, Indianapolis, IN

Project Manager, Global Rental Portal Project

July-Sept. 2011, 3 Months

Global Rental Portal European Properties

Project Analysis and Team Building

Project Planning for Global Rental Portal Development and Rollout

Team, European Marketing/Sales, Parsippany Marketing/Sales, RCI IT, IT Quality,

Software Rollout Team

Meeting Management, PMO Procedures/Process

Clarity/MS Project Planning, Budgeting, Reporting, Analysis for Senior Management

Simon Property Group, Indianapolis, IN.

Project Manager, Avalon Project, Data Warehousing/Architect Project for Multiple Data Marts, Project Manager under PMO Executive and CIO, CFO

January, 2011-May, 2011, 5 Months

Project Analysis and Planning with Data Architect, IT, IT Quality, Team

Interviewed and Hired Team BI and Data Architecture Specialists, Quality IT, Cognos Developers

Meeting Management, Project Lifecycle Management, Budgeting, Reports, Analysis

Sallie Mae, Indianapolis, IN.

Project Manager, IBM Filenet to EMC Documentum Migration Planning and Management

October-December 2010, 3 Months

Project Analysis and Planning with Oracle Team, Quality IT, IBM/Filenet Team, and 3 Vendors

Weekly Management Reviews of Vendor Progress for IBM/Filenet to EMC/Documentum Development/Test/Production Migration

Defense Finance Center, Indianapolis, IN

Project Manager, Oracle Governance Risk Compliance Project, Collins Consulting/IBM/Booz Allen Hamilton Contract

March 2009-July 2010, 16 Months

Analyzed and developed overall project management approach to implement Oracle Governance Risk Compliance system for Proof of Concept with Price Waterhouse Coopers and Defense Finance Center Enterprise Risk Management Team.

Planned and conducted weekly project meetings, risk management meetings, and status update meetings to meet deliverables and requirements of the Enterprise Risk Management Team and customers, Army, Air Force, Navy, Marines, and Defense Finance Center.

Boston Scientific, Spencer Indiana

Project Manager, Legacy Software Remediation, Defined Term Internal Position

August 2008-February 2009, 7 Months

Managed Team of 14 Engineers, Quality Personnel, and Technicians to address Legacy Software Remediation for all Automated Equipment and Quality Systems. Managed and tracked remediation deliverables for Legacy Systems to meet GMP, Medical Device Computer Systems Validation, and CFR 21 Part 11 Requirements.

Complete SDLC retrospective development and validation including Intended Use/Systems Assessment, Functional Specification, Level of Concern (HLOC/MLOC based upon compliance risk and patient risk), Validation Plans, Validation Execution, Test Plans, Test Scripts, Test Execution. Weekly Project Management of Validation Deliverables, monthly Executive Reporting to VP, Quality Director, Engineering Director at Site Level, monthly Executive Reporting to Executive VP of Quality, Executive VP of Regional Sites, Spencer, Costa Rica, and Miami.

Roche Diagnostics, Fishers, Indiana

Project Manager, Medical Diagnostics Systems Marketing

Adecco Technical Contract

December 2007-May 2008, 6 Months

Project Manager for Medical Diagnostics System for Blood Screening with Blood Bank customers nationwide.

Managed and developed requirements analysis, business plan development for new product introduction to the Blood Screening market and labs for multiple testing of Hepatitis B, C, and HIV.

Coordinated and managed customer sites for full analysis of their needs in preparation for FDA approval of Cobas S201 MPX Blood Diagnostics system including instrument interfacing to each customers LIS system.

GCWW (Greater Cincinnati Water Works), Cincinnati, Ohio

Project Manager, LIMS Requirements, Analysis, Planning

Judge/Compuware Contract

July 2007-December 2007, 6 Months

Requirements Development for Laboratory Information Management System for the EPA Labs at the Greater Cincinnati Waterworks, Vendor Evaluation and Selection, Perkin Elmer Labworks LIMS.

Developed full lifecycle analysis of laboratory workflow, instrument interfacing, processes, and technology for Requirements and RFP for Commercial Off The Shelf LIMS Vendor system.

Thomson Multimedia (Formerly RCA), Indianapolis, Indiana

PMO Coach. PMO Manager Indy AP&G QPO,

August 2005-June 2007, 22 Months

Developed training material for Foundation, Intermediate, Advanced Project Management, and Applied/Simulation Project Management Methodology. Conducted PTI initiative for full New Product Development Lifecycle Project Management with McKinsey, Inc.

As PMO Coach coordinated and managed Project Management Training Assessment, Project, Meeting Management, and Effectiveness Assessment.

Mentored and Coached Project and Program Managers to assess project needs and project management maturity level and training.

PMO Manager for all of Division supporting Satellite TV Globally.

Program Manager for 3 months for India Tata Sky implementation and integration of SW, HW, full Product Development Lifecycle, SDLC, HWDLC, NPD.

Worked with full New Product Development Lifecycle, Thomson Early to Market for Product Research to Product Rollout.

Entire Product Development Lifecycle managed with Bill of Materials System for Systems and Software Integration, Change Management, and final disposition of New Products with HW Architecture/Design, SW and Middleware Architecture and Design, and Systems Integration, SAP.

CF Roark Welding and Engineering, Brownsburg, Indiana

Project Management for Spallation Neutron Source Target

Sub-Contracting to Metalex and Oakridge National Labs in Tennessee

April 2004 to August 2005, 16 Months

Managed project for Neutron Source target fabrication for 1.3 Billion Dollar Linear Accelerator. Spallation Neutron Source Target consisted of inner and outer vessel fabrication and Electron Beam Welding of material to construct inner vessel/Mercury flow vessel, and outer vessel/water shroud cooling system and Mercury lead detection system.

Laboratory Expertise Center, Denver, Colorado, Sub-Contract, 2 months, IQ/OQ/PQ development for LIMS implemenation for Global Contact Lens Solution Company, (January-March 2004), 3 Months

Provided CFR 21 Part 11 expertise and consulting. IQ/OQ/PQ Project Management Plan.

Intense School, Columbus, Ohio, Contract for Project Management Plan for PMP Certification Bootcamp, October-December 2003, 3 Months

Thermo Electron Informatics, (Boston, Mass.)

Project Analyst, PMP, SampleManager LIMS, (April, 2003-September, 2003), 6 Months

Developed automated testing for IQ/OQ for large Pharmaceutical company in Chicago. Worked with SampleManager LIMS Stability system to verify validation of system for current SampleManager LIMS. Extensive training with SampleManager LIMS architecture, development, requirements, and validation, over a month of LIMS training.

Laboratory Expertise Center, Denver, Colorado, Sub-Contract, 2 months, IQ/OQ/PQ development for LabVantage LIMS implemenation. (Feb, March, April, 2003), 3 Months

Provided CFR 21 Part 11 expertise and consulting. Loaded LabVantage and customizations to develop IQ/OQ/PQ scripts for the implementation. The customer needed templates, project documentation, guidance documentation, and example scripts to develop integrated test scripts for implementation of the system.

Training Sabbatical, October 2002-January 2003, 4 Months

Orange, Blue Belt, MS Project Training, International Institute for Learning

Project Risk Management Training, International Institute for Learning

PMP Training, Project Management

Project Management Publication

Labcompliance, CFR 21 Part 11 and Computer System Validation Computer Based Training

Intititute for Validation Technology, CFR21 Part 11 and Computer Systems Validation Computer Based Training

(October, 2002-February, 2003)

Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, (Philadelphia, PA)

Project Manager, Laboratory Systems, Laboratory Automation, Information Management (June–September, 2002), 4 Months

Project Manager, developed project plans for multimillion dollar LIMS, Core LIMS Architecture,, Chromatography (CDAS), and Data Archiving System to meet Regulatory Requirements for the FDA for Global Manufacturing and Quality Systems. Project Management for LabWare LIMS, Millenium Chromatography, and Data Archiving (Nugenesis) system for initial FRS development for first installation and other multiple installations.

Compaq Computer Corporation, (Indianapolis,IN)

Enterprise Consultant (January 2001-January, 2002), 12 Months

Enterprise Consultant involved with implementation of Windows 2000 Server, Advanced Server, Datacenter, Exchange Server, Lotus Domino, SQL Server, Oracle for customers. Work with customers on proof-of-concept, benchmarking, knowledge transfer, project management, and implementation to drive business in the area of Compaq Proliant servers. Project Management Windows 2000 Client/Server implementation and migration/upgrade for Eli Lilly and Company. Project consisted of evaluation of project 6-8 months behind schedule and creating project plan to bring the project back on track.

Gateway Computer Systems, November 1999 –March 2000

PMP Training IIL, November 1999 – March 2000, PMP May 2000


B.S., Medicinal Chemistry Purdue University West Lafayette, IN

Masters Program, 3 Classes ITT Technical Institute Indianapolis, IN

MBA Program Anderson Falls School of Business

-Project Management Training, IIL

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