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Manager Project

Chandler, Arizona, United States
September 09, 2018

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Guy R. Nelson, PMP

Chandler, Arizona Contact Phone: 469-***-****




Proven leader and client/team-focused executive, responsible for P&L, site leadership, customer interaction, personnel supervision, quality assurance, and risk management across multiple sites and geographically separated areas both on a national and international scale. Results-driven, decision-making manager experienced in all phases of project life-cycles; from requirements analysis, through design, testing, documentation, logistics, training, implementation, and system maintenance.

Bottom line: the job done right, on time, within budget – customer objectives exceeded.


Continually assigned increased responsibilities, promoted to advanced levels for more than 30 years. A leader with industry-standard certifications uniquely qualified to manage and develop sound business practices across multiple IT, Cyber, Software Development, Quality Control, and Information Assurance Projects. Revenue streams exceeding $100M.

Managed multiple “classified” component application management solutions including defining the project scope, estimating the resources and cost of the solution, customizing processes, defining the support organization model, defining appropriate governance and customizing the support tools. Master planner for transition to the application management solution by establishing and spearheading the designing and implementing of continuous quality assurance and improvement programs that optimized stakeholder value.

Experienced leader for DoD clients’ implementation of virtualized infrastructure and Security Risk Management Projects. Oversaw new security assessments, and compliance efforts - DoD IA C&A Process (DIACAP).

Only team to successfully pass new government-regulatory inspection on first evaluation!

Monitored performance of network and systems scans using DISA Gold Disk, Retina, etc.; ensuring compliance to DISA Security Technical Implementation Guidelines (STIGs), System Requirements Reviews (SRRs); performing IA Vulnerability Assessments. Led teams to provide performance tuning and administration on both physical and virtual servers, in a Solaris, Windows, Citrix, VMWare, Oracle and SQL based environment and documenting all known or identified vulnerabilities based on Security Test & Evaluation (ST&E) and other IA Vulnerability Assessments!

Instructional Systems Design

Cyber Security

Communications Expert

Computer Based Training


Requirements Analysis

Inventory/Logistics Management

Government Contracts

Risk Mitigation & Reduction

Network Migration

Budget and Cost Analysis/EVM

Help Desk Operations

Guy R. Nelson, PMP

Professional Experience and Responsibility Escalation

Senior Project Manager-Enterprise Operations / Army Corp of Engineers (USACE) Vectrus Phoenix, AZ (Remote) 2016 - 2018

Directed and managed the Army Corp of Engineers (USACE) top priority program for IT Infrastructure and multi-faceted effort for the migration of over 37,000 personnel to the Department of Defense Information Network (DoDIN). Program objectives included routing all network traffic through the Defense Information Systems Agency’s (DISA) / Joint Regional Security Stack (JRSS) as part of a larger modernization effort to upgrade the bandwidth capacity of the Defense Information Systems Network (DISN) by implementing multiprotocol label switching (MPLS). Management responsibilities centered on coordination and implementation of Data Center network, infrastructure, and enterprise-wide operations, including the introduction of new technology, decommission, end-of-life migrations and technology refreshes. Performed end-to-end cross-discipline leadership throughout the lifecycle of the project, as well as overseeing dependencies and handoffs between Product Management, Enterprise Help Desk, Network and Security Operation Centers, Engineering, Operations, Finance, and Government counterparts consisting of more than 300 team members.

Identified, prioritized, managed, and resolved project issues, constraints, dependencies, and risks. Created project plans to help define and manage to critical success factors. Developed and monitored project budget versus actual expenses by coordinating with multiple groups across the organization to identify business priorities, and focus project initiatives and team workloads accordingly. Leveraged project management tools to communicate project activities and deliverable status to stakeholders (upper management, executive team, operations, government customers, etc.) in a timely fashion. Lead and organized meetings and facilitated communication across teams - as well as to departments and project stakeholders throughout the organization.

Site Manager / Sr. Program Manager Sonoran Technology Goodyear, AZ (Fort Huachuca, AZ) 2015 – 2016

Provided senior leadership and management support services for the largest U.S. military construction project in history. Led efforts for the Command, Control, Communications, Computers, and Intelligence (C4I) Facilities Project on US Army Garrison – Humphreys as part of the larger Korea Transformation/Yongsan Relocation Plan/Land Partnership Plan efforts. Managed overall efforts providing infrastructure and systems installation oversight for classified facilities for more than 45,000 personnel. Assisted government lead with managing all program efforts supporting the overall C4I project consisting of more than 135 FTE’s dealing with AV application development, secure network monitoring, systems engineering, systems analysis, schedule development, risk management, requirements collection and analysis, decision analysis, change & configuration oversight, material procurement, international shipping, installation, testing, punch list identification and corrections, and financial analysis of a total budget exceeding $100 million.

Insightful, results-driven IT professional with documented success directing a broad range of corporate/military/government IT security initiatives while participating in planning, analyzing, and implementing solutions in support of business objectives.

Guy R. Nelson, PMP

Project Manager Total Systems Solutions (TSYS) – Acquiring Solutions Information Tempe, AZ 2015

Supervised all aspects of multiple large scale and complex projects and initiatives consisting of several teams ranging in size of 10 to more than 70 subject matter experts. Responsible for the design, development, implementation, and on-going support of various software solutions for major retailers. Designed, communicated, and implemented an operational plan for completing a project, and monitored progress and performance against it. Facilitated and managed the analysis of project requirements, identified the cost estimates, resources, and time required to complete the project, and ensured project goals and requirements were met. Acted as a liaison with other areas in the organization to secure specialized resources and contributions for the project. Conducted project meetings, and prepared regular reports to communicate the status of the project within and beyond the project teams.

Executive Director /Sr. Program Manager Information Management Resources, Inc. (IMRI) Aliso Viejo, CA 2013 – 2014

Directed and superintended daily efforts for various agencies/military branches within the Department of Defense, SPAWAR, Army Corp of Engineers, Naval Research Laboratory, NASA, and the National Data Buoy Center. A recognized expert in contract negotiations coupled with skillful knowledge of the Federal Government acquisition and procurement process. In this role I had direct supervisory roles of all 80 company personnel at seven separate locations and 12 major projects.

Program Manager – Operations Support Manager L3 Communications (ComCept)

Rockwall, TX 2005 – 2013

Oversaw Network Centric Collaborative Targeting Program (NCCT) – C4ISR classified multi-million-dollar complex effort of systems software and hardware development teams, integration, and testing.

Director / Program Manager Lockheed Martin Information Technology (LMIT)

San Angelo, TX 2000 – 2005

Dynamically managed all aspects of the world’s largest computer based training (CBT) system currently used by the Department of Defense for global cryptologic linguistic and analysis training.

Exercised steadfast managerial control for a diverse cadre composed of systems engineers, software developers, logisticians, R&D technicians, network administrators, and a host of other technical experts and staff. Directly supervised and piloted the local project and site of 40+ employees, plus three other major company projects at separate locations and another 20 staff members, all with varying missions, operational requirements, and unique customers. Led independent development team - researched, designed, developed, installed, and successfully tested COTS and custom software and expertly developed activities from prototype stages to the Operational Test & Evaluation stage.

Education Credentials

Angelo State University Excelsior (Regents)

MA, International Relations BA, Business Management

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