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Manager Project

Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
September 13, 2018

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Your IT department has advertised a job opening for a Product Manager for which my experience directly qualifies me.

My IT experience gives me a unique ability to apply technology, in all its forms, to business processes. I am a certified PM, Have over 20 years of experience in Business System Analyst, Project Management and Data Management. My business process knowledge includes accounting, finance, facilities, inventory control, budgeting, vendor management,Ecommerce and various operational processes.

I have experience with, high growth challenges, new implementations, technology replacement projects and IT process improvement and project management best practices. I have delivered large technology projects on schedule/on budget and in alignment with the business strategy. Companies I have worked for include Medstat, Ford Motor Company, MB Financial and Borders Group Inc. I would enjoy an opportunity to talk with you or someone in your organization to see where my skill set would be of the greatest benefit to your company.


Highly knowledgeable and results-oriented IT management professional with exceptional communication skills. Demonstrated ability to work independently or cooperatively as part of a team to meet project deadlines. Excellent qualifications in IT operations, working in various environments. support, network architecture, team building, asset management and budget development with proven ability to combine project and staff management with technical expertise to consistently exceed corporate goals.



ForeSee Results

Sr. Project Manager

Managed and tracked large scale security projects across vendors and customers for ForeSee saved a 2 million client from leaving ForeSee due to Security concerns.

Designed and applied appropriate project management standards for incorporation in the newly created ForeSee Project Management group.

Oversees project estimation, approval and ramp-up process with both Internally facing and externally facing clients

Developed project phase and milestones and organize teams and other elements to ensure successful project execution, applied techniques like critical path analysis where appropriate.

Worked with business stakeholders and project team participants to proactively resolve project conflicts, address open issues, set expectations, and communicate status.

Delivered projects that meet stakeholder and client expectations within budget, resource, and schedule constraints.

Established and created organization’s governance and project management frameworks.

Monitored and communicated project status with respect to deliverables, costs, timescales and resources used.

Ensured that any material deviations were communicated and decisions made on how to address.


Ford GT Program Ford Motor Company

Sr. Project Manager

Manage and track large scale development projects across vendors and customers for the Ford GT program

Coordinate and lead meetings on complex technical subjects between Vendors, Ford and the Concierge Team

Organize Team Work Plans for Multiple Projects

Create flow charts on delivery mechanisms for the Ford GT from Vendors to customers

Manage and track software open issues and supplier ship room logistics meetings

Lead prioritization of cross functional team issues


MB Financial Bank

Release Manager

Report status and metrics for software delivery

Configure and Administer JIRA

Manage Software Engineering change requests

Manage EQF requests for Software Development and Data Integration and Access

Tracks tickets for each release. Moderates release go/no go meeting. Publish release announcements.

Researches release/change management audit request


Create and Execute test strategies, test plans and test scripts

Worked with the Client Services team to develop business process to support new product implementations

Manage the implementation schedule to coordinate reschedule resources ensure code delivery to new store clients.

Used JIRA to track defects and ensure defect testing is included in product releases

Partnered with the development team to help deliver quality solutions

Lead BA/PM for SOX audits working with a cross functional teams to gather evidence, creating new requirements, testing and communicating status and project milestones for out of compliance areas.


Borders Group Inc.

Lead BSA/PM for Ecommerce

Project managed all of ecommerce activities in regards to the Order Management of

Trained all corporate staff and customer care on all systems related to ecommerce,OMS, Omniture, WebSphere

Wrote all training documentation for all ecommerce in regards to the Order Management System

Architecture & Design: interviewing and gathering client requirements to translate into detailed project plans that meet budgets and deadlines.

Team Management: Manage all work teams including technical, creative, and production, as well external suppliers and contractors

Project management: interface with clients to scope projects, manage budgets and direct the development cycle from inception to completion

Programming/development: assist the programmers and developers through designing, coding, testing, deploying, maintaining, and supporting client initiatives

System Analyst for all Ecommerce – Requirements gathering, functional, and technical specifications.

Worked closely with the financial department to ensure proper reporting across all financial systems related to ecommerce.

Lead BA/PM for PCI audits working with a cross functional teams to gather evidence, creating new requirements, testing and communicating status and project milestones for out of compliance areas.


Ford Motor Company

Project Manager/Business Analyst/QA Manager

Design, communicate and implement project management disciplines across the FCSD Department

Assist the various project managers in creation and maintenance of MS Project plans. –

Coordinate the budget planning, forecasts, actuals, variances, risks and opportunities.

Worked on Projec6s that were the first implementation of J2EE, WebSphere, and XML

Interface with multiple organizations and levels of management.

Liaison with outside clients, vendors and management in the definition of clients’ needs and future business requirements so that appropriate parameters can be built into design and strategy.

Identify and recommend PM best practices to program.

Coordinate budget planning, forecasts, actuals, variances, risks and opportunities.

Lead BA/PM for SOX audits working with a cross functional teams to gather evidence, creating new requirements, testing and communicating status and project milestones for out of compliance areas.

Actively monitor project issues/risks and logs. Ensure issues are logged, ownership and target dates are maintained and issue process followed Change Control.

Monitor the areas of scope: Deliverable scope, Schedule/timing scope, Financial Scope.

Supervise 4 developer employees /contractors and provide feedback participate in performance reviews.

Experience with Supply Chain, Sequencing, MES and PLM

Preparing the test plan & schedule with the Software requirement document

Responsible for overall quality of the application

Prepared documents and gathered requirements using both unified SDM and waterfall SDM.

Review daily quality testing results

Supervise 3 Quality Assurance employees /contractors and provide feedback participate in performance reviews

Projects ranging in value from 500K to 4 Million


University of Illinois-College of Public Health

Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene


University of Illinois at Chicago

BS in Political Science with minors in Biology and Chemistry

3.89 GPA

Argo High School-Chicago, Illinois

P.A.C.E. Program Advanced Placement Courses

PMP Certified

PMI – Project Management Institute 9/2005

Atlassian User Group Member

Starz Member (XML)


References are available on request.

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