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Senior Project Manager

Indian Land, SC, 29707
October 09, 2018

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Senior Project Manager Project Manager II Project Manager

Industry Preference: Energy, Security, and Information Technology

IT Controls and Operations Risk Analysis System Migrations and Integrations Solution Architecture

Data Assessment Schedule Organization Project Negotiation and Closure

Qualifications Profile

Solutions-oriented, highly organized, and innovative professional, with extensive experience in project administration within the utility and energy industry, focusing on electrical, mechanical, technology, nuclear specialized, and strategic projects. Expert in managing various projects while ensuring on-time and within-budget execution. Adept at managing large cross-functional teams in handling small- to large-scale projects ($300K to $25M). Skilled at boosting organizational growth and development. Armed with industry knowledge by leveraging existing principles and practices. Capitalized on opportunities and strengths utilizing new theories and technologies.

Professional Experience

Exelon, Clinton, IL

Senior Project Manager, Aug 2017–Sep 2018

Oversaw the conception, implementation, control, and analysis of multiple concurrent high-profile projects

Developed solutions to complex problems and implemented corrective actions in dynamic environments and short time constraints

Communicated relevant facts, issues, and progress frequently to project teams and stakeholders

Crafted project plans complete with budgetary information, suggested schedule, and resources needed

Career Highlights:

Spearheaded all projects below resulting in outcomes beyond expectations:

oCyber Security Protection Project (10CFR73.54)

Shattered expectations upon implementation of information technology upgrades and protections in less than 120 days to guarantee adherence to the Nuclear Cyber Security requirements (10CFR73.54) for an operating nuclear facility

oDry-Type Transformer Replacement Project

Accomplished the installation of 6 dry-type transformers in less than 120 days that resulted in the mitigation of station single point vulnerabilities with under budget and on-time delivery

oWIFI Expansion Project;

Directed the execution of wireless expansion project that enabled the use of electronic work package iPads and the local area network (LAN) through numerous areas of the radiological controlled area

oNuclear Make-up Water Pumphouse OS and Control System Upgrade

Created accurate scope, cost structure, and schedule for the Nuclear Water Make-up Pump House Project which enhanced the water processing and upgraded the programmable logic controller (PLC) system

oDIV III High Pressure Core Spray (HPCS) Transformer Replacement

Developed cost, schedule, and sound engineering practices to ensure a high-profile component associated with the safe operation of an operating nuclear facility was replaced without error

oNuclear Waste Mitigation Project

Organized nuclear waste removal campaign that shipped class C CRBs to WCS in Texas; LSA and Class A to Clive, Utah; and storage of 165 class B channels

Recognized as a top quartile employee for three consecutive years by delivering exceptional results, exceeding expectations, and ensuring the job was done correctly the first time

Force-on-Force Project Manager (Senior PM Equivalent) Jan 2017–Aug 2017

Generated budgets, forecasts, and estimates to precisely communicate all project needs and track expenditures

Supported big picture vision of projects to guarantee the team’s focus on overall objectives

Formulated several vendor contracts and handled all concurrent contracts through closeout phase

Provided oversight to numerous tiers of contract groups from the lead installation representative to the craft

Career Highlights:

Conceptualized various security modifications that enhanced the physical security plan (PSP) for an operating nuclear power facility

Successfully executed the Nuclear Security Physical Hardening and Infrastructure Upgrade Project in 2017 which resulted in physical security upgrades that surpassed expectations and passed all testing

Decommissioning Lead (Senior PM Equivalent) Jul 2016–Jan 2017

Implemented the complete modification process, from initiation through planning phases, to decommission the Clinton Nuclear Power Station for specialized areas

Formulated decommissioning project plans from Phase I through Phase IV of the decommissioning process

Published whitepapers explaining complex issues to stakeholders to assist in the key decision-making process

Relied upon as an expert on 10 CFR Part 37, independent spent fuel storage installation (ISFSI) and reactor pressure vessel (RPV) layup

Career Highlights:

Recognized by Senior Executives for whitepaper content, presentation skills and benchmarking efforts

Secured funds and project approvals by directly communicating recommendations to executives

Senior Site Assessor Jan 2016–Jul 2016

Assessed and audited Exelon fleet and site to identify regulatory compliance issues and provided feedback to enhance performance and mitigate recurrence

Executed comprehensive performance assessments; Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and seasonal readiness assessments; special inspections; as well as INPO readiness inspections and reporting

Planned and performed in-field observations of equipment maintenance; bench testing; reactivity management manipulations; engineering products; system manipulations; project phase planning and execution; financial meetings and documentation; security response; as well as emergency management drills and activities

Authored influential conclusions by reviewing all risk impacts and analyzing data to drive organizations toward excellence

Established and sustained strong relationships with the NRC and coordinated with the regulatory body to relay efficient inspection plans and monitoring methods

Identified deficiencies by assessing CAP products, root cause reports, apparent cause investigations, work group evaluations, and site documentation

Nuclear Oversight Assessor Jun 2014–Jan 2016

Led as an assessment team lead and responsible for reviewing the work management, emergency preparedness, chemistry, environmental, and security functional areas along with communicating gaps and improvement areas to Senior Leadership Team members and executives

Evaluated all key programs to guarantee regulatory and process compliance

Conducted nuclear oversight inspections and audits utilizing effective data analysis and conclusion development techniques

Ensured accuracy in creating various products, reports, and letters illustrating functional area performance to line organizations, senior leadership, executives and external groups, such as the Nuclear Safety Review Board

Executed keen monitoring and tracking of the progress on actions generated from findings or deficiencies to verify the compliance of commitments

Nuclear Security Manager Apr 2008–Jan 2014

Acted as a subject matter expert on Nuclear Security, with tasks of employing a PSP and compensating for any potential vulnerabilities

Maintained direct interaction with the NRC and Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) to boost nuclear security performance and identify the best practices needed for implementation at the station

Supervised the performance of over 30 individual contributors and supervisors

Career Highlight:

Received the highest rated key performance indicators (KPIs) and lowest error rates among personnel that were under my direct management

Earlier Career

Wackenhut, Clinton, IL

Nuclear Security Lieutenant Oct 2006–Apr 2008 Nuclear Security Officer Jan 2005–Oct 2006

3/7 Calvary Battalion, United States Army, Fort Stewart, GA

Fuels Specialist May 2001–Oct 2004

United States Air Force, Langley AFB, VA

Fuels and Cryogenics Specialist (2F0X1) May 1997–Sep 1999

Education and Credentials

Associate of Applied Science in Business Management GPA: 3.95, 2013

Graduated with honors Member, Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Society

Parkland College, Champaign, IL

Bachelor of Science in General Studies GPA: 4.00, In Progress (Expected Completion: 2020)

Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL

Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification

Professional Development


Project Management Professional (PMP), 2018 (Valid Until: Aug 2021)

Agile Project Management Principles, 2018–Present

NQA-1-1994 Assessment/Audit Team Lead, 2014–2017

Apparent Cause Evaluator (ACE), 2015

Training Courses:

Fleet Assessments Initial Training, 2016

Nuclear Engineering Systems, 2015

Crucial Conversations, 2010

Supervisory Development Program (SDP), 2008

Daylight, Night Time, and Tactical Courses of Fire Training, 2005–2014

Macromedia Dreamweaver Developer, 2006

Macromedia Fireworks Designer, 2006

Macromedia Flash Developer, 2006

Introduction to Cascading Style Sheets, 2006

HTML 4.0/XHTML Concepts and Application, 2005

Introduction to HTML, 2005

Professional Affiliation

Project Management Institute (PMI): Jun 2018–Present

Innovation Ambassador, Exelon Project Management Innovation Council: Jun 2018–Present

Exelon Militaries Connected (E-MAC): Jun 2014–Present

International Web Masters Association (IWA): Aug 2005–Aug 2007


Presidential Unit Citation Army Good Conduct Medal National Defense Service Medal

War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal War on Terrorism Service Medal Army Service Ribbon


Served as a fundraiser and donator for the Wounded Warrior Project from January 2015 to August 2018

Assisted in building a playground for a Methodist Church in Sugar Grove, Pennsylvania

Helped the residents of Virginia Beach in rebuilding after Hurricane Bonnie in 1998

Technical Skills

Microsoft Office Suite Microsoft Projects PassPort Engage: LCM SharePoint PeopleSoft – E-people

E-Talent Adobe Illustrator Programming Languages: HTML 4.0/XHTML

CAP NCAP Root Cause ACE Developer

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