Project, Information Technology, and Information System Development
A quick glance at my experience – which spans over 30 years – will reveal focus and expertise in the areas of Information Technology and Operations. My PhD, MBA, and PMP certifications complement his field-proven Business and Project Management skills. As a solution provider, I have consistently demonstrated advanced Planning, Implementation, Development, Conversion, and Product Integration skills – as well as the ability to diagnose and improve operational processes through the proper application of technology.
My competencies are in systems integration with over 25 years of PMI project management consulting and over 15 years analysis consulting, practicing core values within various industry sectors. I contribute to team successes by actively participating as a committed member of implementation teams, working with project teams to help complete goals, deliverables and client work in accordance with quality standards. I help project teams and clients to adjust to new work structures, processes, or requirements. I provide timely, specific consulting, guidance and recommendations to help groups, managers, and others make informed, committed decisions that lead to sustainable impact based on project requirements.
Managed many eCommerce projects including “Scan and Go” for Walmart and Sam’s Clubs, Grocery Pickup/home delivery for Walmart and Walmart’s Health and Wellness Pharmacy express pickup.
Managed Branch Image Capture project, converting check and other documents from RBC Bank branch network in image formats for processing, resulting in 10 million dollars in annual savings;
An ATM TDES conversion and implementation in this 3-million-dollar project we upgraded the ATM Fleet with new hardware/software using TDES encryption pin pad.
Managed Conversion/Merger of AmSouth and Alabama National Bancorporation.
Designed, developed and managed new ERP/CRM product development for Numera Software Inc. using RAD methodologies and off-shore resources.
Directed a team that successfully executed an IMS Hogan CIS conversion project, enhancing client satisfaction and generating over $.5 million in new business with NationsBank.
Managed multiple projects in excess of 4 million dollars in budget for Regions Technology, applications included internet banking and document archiving and work flow utilizing object oriented coding.
Eradicated 35% of software costs for Boulevard Bank by consolidating more than 100 applications from two separate data centers into one operation, also increasing operational efficiency.
Managed the rollout of branch automation software to over 200+ branched covering the western US.
Established a project management division and methodologies for Sky Financial Group.
Contributed to the consolidation of two institutions and formation of a $15-billion holding company by directing item processing and image project teams.
Controlled the planning and execution of a divestiture involving 100 of a business’s branches with $1.6 billion in assets.
Reduced Community First Banks’ conversion times by 30% and increased helpdesk/Call Center support by 50% by performing a process improvement study and providing and implementing recommendations.
Information Technology & System Management
Designed a profitability system that increased the fee revenue of Boulevard Bank by more than $75 million during its first year.
Marketed and sold an inter-system communications concept that eliminated front and back office duplications, eliminating $25 thousand in annual expenses.
Implemented ERP/CRM solution for Beatrice Foods, slashing operations costs by over $3 million.
Slashed a financial institution’s response time in half by uncovering serviceability limitations; replaced former methods with the Systematics Teller System.
Generated $5 million in new deposits for Boulevard Bank by developing two cash management projects. Led a team in converting 200 applications into a single platform while managing a bank charter collapse project for Atlantic Data Services.
Managed and supported Boulevard Banks ATM application and AMS card management system.
Walmart 2011 to Current 2011
Sr. Project Manager
As a project manager I managed multiple projects more than 30 million dollars of budgets and with over 30 core team members in multiple locations including international.
RBC Bank: 2007 to 2011
Sr. Project Manager
As a project manager I managed multiple projects more than 4.5 million dollars of budgets and with over 20 core team members.
Project Manager 2006 to 2007
As a project manager for RBC Bank, I led numerous projects for RBC Bank using life cycle development methodologies to complete projects scope on time within budget.
Ronald J Bettinardi LTD: 2004 to 2006
Project Management Consultant
As a consultant for many clients, I led numerous projects which identified and executed process improvements and led teams using life cycle development methodologies to complete projects.
Atlantic Data Services: 1995 to 2004
Identifies and executes process improvements for clients. Leads teams and utilizes life cycle development methodologies to complete projects nationwide. Administers training on new technology solutions.
Alltel Information Services Inc. 1990 to 1995
As programming manger duties were to directed project team activities in support of the growth strategies of financial institutions, managing and controlling time-critical projects and delivering them on time. Recruited, developed, and managed the programming staff.
Boulevard Bank Prior to 1990
Vice President Product Development
Developed and coordinated new retail/commercial products, directed department wide initiatives, directing teams and timelines.
Kennedy-Western University: Ph.D., Business Administration
Governors State University: Master of Business Administration
Bachelor of Art, Business Administration
Member, Project Management Institute (PMP)
Scum Master Alliance (Certified Scrum Master)
Knowledge: CMS, TSO, ISPF, Command and Macro Level CICS, Web-Services (XML, Soap, Java), SDLC (waterfall, RAD, JAD, etc).
Database Knowledge: Oracle, IMS/DB/DC, VSAM, ISAM, SQL/DS, DB2, DBOMP, DBS, FORTE, SQL Server
Desktop Applications: MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access, MS Project, MS PowerPoint, Visio, Project Workbench and Primavera
Operating Systems: DOS/VSE, MVS, Unix, AS/400
Programming Languages: COBOL, BAL, RPG, FORTRAN, SQL, C++, JAVA, and VB.Net
Banking: Loans, Deposits, Item Processing, ACH, ATM, Cash Management, Trust, Fixed Assets, General Ledger, Customer Information, Marketing, Profitability Analysis, Help Desk, Call Center, Hogan CIS/Umbrella
Financial: ERP, SAP R/3, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll, Leasing, Compensation Programs, and Stock Options
Retail/Manufacturing: Order entry, Inventory Control, Production Control and Scheduling, Marketing Data Mining, Sales Reporting and Analysis, Purchasing, ERP/CRM, SAP R/3