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Project Manager

Falls Church, Virginia, United States
December 20, 2018

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John B. Hughes, MBA, PMP, ASM

Cell: 917-***-****

Skype ID: johnb1226


Resourceful certified Project Management Professional with deep experience in project and financial management, data analytics and relationship management. In-depth knowledge of technology and system implementation to optimize outcomes and workflows. Extensive corporate treasury experience. Excellent verbal and presentation skills. Fluent in Spanish.


Project Management

Systems Implementation

Financial & Data Analysis

Business Process Reengineering

Relationship Management

Treasury and Capital Markets


Advanced Microsoft Office

Visual Basic


Microsoft SharePoint

MS Project

Atlassian Jira


Project Management Professional ( #2037816) Agile Scrum Master (#858970)


Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Contractor

Enterprise Architecture Division – Systems Engineer September 2018 – Present

Investment Support for FAA Joint Resource Council

Analyzed technology investments totaling $100 million annually for dependencies and overall impact on FAA enterprise architecture.

Reviewed project requirements to optimize investment spending.

Identified $5 million in cost savings in technology by highlighting system duplication.

Contracting Division – Senior Business Analyst February 2016 – September 2018

Leading Reporting analysis and automation, SharePoint Integration and Quality Assurance of $3.9 billion FAA acquisition program

Led program-wide initiatives to automate entire data reporting function, resulting in 30% reduction in manual data entry and quantum leap in reporting speed.

Leading integration of acquisition legacy acquisition system onto SharePoint platform.

Leading annual CFO audit of 750 contract files for process and documentation compliance with FAA Acquisition Management System.

Developed innovative cash flow and other metrics highlighting current program performance and trends, resulting major effort to expand acquisition program to six offices.

Wrote 10 Standard Operating Procedures for significant financial processes, improving transparency and client understanding of data analysis process.

Southeast Urgent Care – Juneau, Alaska January 2014 – July 2015

Practice Administrator & Lead Business Developer

Practice Administration

oElectronic health record implementation of 50 thousand records.

oRevenue cycle & third party payer management optimization, improving cash flow by $1 million.

oResponsible for financial reports and regulatory filings.

Researched & developed business plan for expansion into assisted living.

oAnalyzed complex regulatory constraints of highly regulated industry and impact on business plan.

oCultivated engagement with key governmental stakeholders.

oAnalyzed market potential and developed project financials for booming elder care market.

Auto Cash Inc. – San Juan, Puerto Rico September 2011 – January 2014

Vice President – Project Management and Operations

Reporting to CEO, oversaw expansion of finance company from single branch to a network of nine branches across the island.

Researched, selected and implemented end-to-end cloud-based lending software (SaaS) as platform for company.

Established collections processes with supporting MIS that maintained delinquencies within targeted range under 20%.

Prepared and presented actionable financial reports and projections to CEO and angel investors raising $2 million in equity.

The Markgraf Group Ltd. – New York, New York August 2005 – August 2011

Associate Broker

Marketed brokerage and real estate investment services to international client base, executing $20 million in residential and commercial sales.

American Express Company – New York, New York January 1988 – July 2005

Vice President and Project Manager – Enterprise Risk February 2002 – July 2005

Reporting to Chief Risk Officer, led $6 million project to implement new enterprise risk reporting process.

Developed and wrote credit and market risk policies and procedures.

including risk limits for credit and market risk, consolidating risk reporting across $100 billion enterprise.

Developed time-sensitive exception risk dashboard for decision support that resulted in 20% reduction in delinquencies.

Assistant Treasurer – American Express Bank June 1993 – January 2002

Analyzed complex bank capital regulations, managing impact on bank operations.

Managed $500 million senior and subordinated debt issues, improving liquidity and increasing capital ratios by 20%.

Led project to develop new data analytics and transfer pricing methodology for performance measurement, leading to re-direction of business to international consumer banking which grew by $2 billion in assets.

Effectively hedged bank’s $200 million foreign currency equity exposure in branches and subsidiaries worldwide.

Senior Director – Reengineering Project Management May 1992 – May 1993

Reporting to CFO, member of pioneering reengineering team to realize cost savings through workflow reengineering.

Optimized work-flow processes in financial department resulting in payroll

savings over $4 million.

Analyzed work and data flows that identified $8 million in additional saving opportunities across the bank.

Director – Financial Analysis Global Bank January 1988 – April 1992

Reporting to CFO, responsible for budgeting, reporting and financial.

analysis on all bank lines of business and subsidiaries of $16 billion bank.

Developed data analytics for annual performance reviews.

Work Experience Prior to 1988. Information available upon request

Altria Corporation – New York, New York December 1983 – December 1987

Director of Financial Analysis - Latin America/Iberia Region

Bank of America, San Juan Puerto Rico May 1982 – December 1983

Commercial Loan Officer


Doral Financial Corporation October 2002 – July 2007


Masters of Business Administration

New York University, Stern School of Business

Masters of International and Public Affairs

Columbia University – School of International & Public Affairs

Bachelor of Arts

Boston College

LANGUAGES – Fluent in Spanish.


Project Management Institute

FAA Toastmasters


The First Outbreak of the Financial Crisis: How the Fall of Doral Bank in Puerto Rico Signaled the Onset of the Financial Meltdown

A history of the largest mortgage bank in Puerto Rico and its demise. 62,000 words, 240 pages. Publication scheduled Summer 2019. Wheatmark Press.

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