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SAP Executive Manager, Lofistices and Supply Chain Manager, Management

Location:
Atlanta, GA
Posted:
October 30, 2018

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Management Executive

Business savvy information technology executive with over 20 years of experience in progressively demanding package enabled business process reengineering implementations across a wide range of industries. Demonstrated ability to leverage my strong business acumen and understanding of the opportunities afforded through the use of information technology, with disciplined project manager and proved leadership qualities to facilitate the most challenging business transformation efforts. Experienced in engaging executives and other key stakeholders throughout the process to ensure the business value is identified, and realized. Areas of expertise include:

Executive Management Enterprise Architecture Program/Project Management Business Process Reengineering Strategic Business Planning Risk Management Supply Chain Management

Change Management Organizational Change Internet of Things

Notable Accomplishments

Led the Army CIO office analysis of the Defense Integrated Human Resource Management System program, leading to the funding of the $727 million Army Integrated Personnel and Payroll program.

Championed the “One Airport, two Locations” strategy to adopt enterprise-wide business processes between Reagan National and Dulles Airports, reducing implementation cost by approximately 45% and operational cost by an estimated 35%.

Re-engineered the challenged Foreign Military Sales, its Solution Architecture, and Supply Chain, achieving Defense Security Cooperation CIO approval, and $250 million funding from the Deputy Chief Management Office.

Managed Operations of CAP Gemini America SAP Practice startup in 1993

Professional Experience

DMC, Lanham, MD February 2014 – May 2017

Owner/Consultant

Hired to strategize the implementation of interfaces between Prince Georges County and its Health Care Insurance providers.

Led the Enterprise Integration Architecture effort for their SAP Implementation.

Deputy Program Manager for Prince Georges County SAP Implementation

Identified critical Federal HIPPA legislation and policy, and led the effort to address these concerns to reduce County liability and exposure to significant fines up to $1M per incident

Foster and maintain relationships with clients in private and public sector.

Led proposal team to develop a data center and enterprise business process strategy for the state of Amapa, Brazil.

Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation, Project Manager

Lead the Modernization of the Unemployment Insurance Exchange

Reengineer the Business Processes and modernize a COBOL code base

Booz Allen Hamilton, McLean, VA November 2010 – January 2014

Army Reserve Installation Management Directorate (ARIMD)

Recruited to provide leadership and Subject Matter Expertise in Real Property Management for the Real Property Office

Senior SAP Enterprise Architect

Served as leader of the Army CIO office analysis of the terminated Defense Integrated Human Resource Management System program, identifying reusable assets, leading to $727 M funding for the new Army Integrated Personnel and Pay System (IPPS-A) program.

Orchestrated the use of project management capabilities in SAP, using existing Army Management Structure Codes as the structure for a new budget management strategy for the Army portfolio of services for all Army Reserve Real Property

Created the standardized budget reporting strategy developing a library of standard reports and project management work breakdown structures to be used across all branches of the Army to meet Department of Defense reporting requirements, reducing redundant report development efforts by approximately 50%.

Developed the asset management and funding strategy for Real Propery

EDC Consulting April 2009 – June 2010

Defense Security Corporation Authority Foreign Military Sales Washington, DC

A Federal Organization that manages the sales of weapons, training and other military services to America’s Global Partners, with annual sales of approximately 40 billion USD

Senior Enterprise Architect, Program Management Office

Re-engineered their existing solution architecture from the ground up, and championed the effort to gain buy-in from the US Navy, Army, Air Force, DFAS, DSCA, and DLA leadership

Spearheaded the effort to challenge Department of Defense resistance, and propose the use of another Enterprise Resource Planning system as the correct solution to their business problem.

Led evaluation of legacy systems and development of their retirement schedule. Determined the functionality of each, and which applications would be retained or subsumed by the SAP and Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning applications implemented by the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marines.

Developed the compelling business case to support funding for a new Enterprise Resource Planning, which received a budget of 250 million dollars from the Deputy Chief Management Office, a Presidential level agency.

Determine the need for Information System functionality for the corporate entity to create contracts, perform cash management, enable cash balance and project status reporting.

Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, Washington, DC July 2006 – March 2009

MWAA FIRST Program Manager/Deputy COO & VP of IT

Served as the face of the MWAA FIRST Program, in an Executive Vice President capacity, representing the interests of the Chief Executive and Chief Operating Officers, responsible for re-engineering business operations of Dulles and Reagan National Airports

Managed 13 Vice Presidents and their organizations in the evaluation of their current operations, and the adoption of standard business processes based on “Best Practices”.

Championed an effort to adopt standard asset location description language across Airports Authority Geographical Information System (GIS) and Critical Care Systems during the business process re-engineering phase of the Enterprise Resource Planning Program to removing duplicative tasks and reducing implementation cost by 50%.

Developed a commissioning process for the upcoming Silver line capital project, and a strategy to fully leverage asset in-service warranties, and greatly enhance the process of delivery to the holder of the maintenance contract.

Identified a need for additional funding for implementation phase prior to the release of the RFP, based on program scope, and estimated five-year project budget requirements, resulting in 65% (38M) budget increase, which was approved by Board of Directors.

IBM Corp. SAP Enterprise Architect Fair Lakes, VA 2003 - 2006

NASA UNITes Program

Accomplishments

Championed use of the Federal Enterprise Architecture Framework to develop the implementation strategy, value proposition, and win themes for the NASA UNITes proposal, resulting in an $880,000,000 5-year contract.

Established CMMI level 3 governance processes for all IT-enabled projects across the organization to resolve problems with recurring audit failures.

Led the evaluation NASA’s Enterprise wide integration strategies for their NASA CIO and Enterprise Architect and the business case for leverage of existing information system assets.

Air Force ECSS SAP Enterprise Architect

Accomplishments

Served as the Senior Enterprise Architect, leading the evaluation of 550+ legacy logistics applications during the Air Force Logistics Modernization proposal effort.

Established a methodology to implement the Department of Defense Network Centric strategy to support disconnect operations for deployed and airborne Air Force personnel.

Developed and proposed modifications to the Federal Enterprise Architecture Framework version 1.1 to support Service Oriented Architecture required to leverage the capabilities of the proposed ERP application, which were adopted a subsequent release.

Centerpoint Energy Project Manager

Accomplishments

Project manager over a task that had not been done in the SAP industry to migrate a production SAP Data Warehouse from a mainframe environment to client server.

Led a team of 20 client personnel and 8 IBM consultants to perform the migration of the corporate financial reporting system responsible for producing their GAAP reports.

Established and executed a methodology to complete the migration of a 2 TB data warehouse across platforms without impacting business operations.

General Services Administration Project Manager

Accomplishments

Senior Enterprise Architect and Technical Project Manager in the Program Office

Developed and managed the integrated project plan, performed weekly updates, and calculated earned value.

Championed the use of business process workflows to facilitate selection and development of enabling technology solutions.

Managed a team of 15 SAP technical personnel and coordinated with over 50 SAP business process personnel to ensure the development of a business-driven solution.

Managed day to day project implementation activities, including configuration and change management, identify management, testing activities, proper use of the implementation methodology, training, and deployment.

Identified and championed the re-registration for all GSA Vendors, and developed a process that enabled it to take place prior to go live.

Led development of a Service Level Requirements document for the GSA to determine the terms of the hosting agreement.

Pricewaterhousecoopers SAP Management Consultant Falls Church, VA 1999 - 2003

Tetra-Pak Global Deployment Project Manager Lausanne, Switzerland:Malmo, Sweden

Accomplishments

Served as the Deployment Manager for Global Sales responsible for developing the strategy for deploying a new sales order process globally to handle 10 Billion USD annual sales.

Developed a non-evasive strategy to generate duplicate sales orders to test the new sales processing system.

Presented the testing and deployment strategy to the client’s Global Sales Directors, who gave their approval.

Effectively integrated and managed a multi-national, multi-lingual team of 250 consultants into a cohesive working unit.

Established a process to determine sales order processing failure rates, a method of reconciliation and correction

Determined the logistics and training schedules for over 80 client employees traveling from 12 countries to participate in the sales order simulation and subsequent training

Defined and validated service level requirement for the new deployed Sales Operations function, to be measured against specific criteria.

Led a successful global deployment of the Sales Order processing function for a system responsible for delivering packaging for more than half the world’s milk and juice supply.

Raytheon SAP Enterprise Architect/Implementation Strategist

Accomplishments

Conceived and developed the “Day in the Life” testing strategy to execute Raytheon business operational transactions as an operational model using Mercury Interactive testing tools.

Accelerated the delivery schedule for production equipment to provide full capacity for the Stress and Simulation testing activities prior to go-live.

Managed execution of the “Day in the Life” testing prior to the initial “Mini Bang” go-live, uncovering server, software, wide area network, and integration architecture challenges, which were mitigated prior to deployment.

Identified major manufacturing invoice processing deficiency, then developed and executed a mitigation plan that enabled the payment of Raytheon invoices to meet their accounts receivable service level requirements.

Bristol Myers-Squibb SAP Technical Solution Architect

Accomplishments

Developed the business strategy for their Human Resources Implementation, leveraging new portal technology to create an electronic “global community” across the organization

Deloitte Consulting SAP Enterprise Architect Houston, TX 1995 – 1999

Raytheon

Accomplishments

Provided SAP Subject Matter Expertise to Deloitte partners and Raytheon leadership during the proposal development.

Led the McKinsey case study report analysis recommending the implementation of an ERP system to streamline financial reporting and the management of fixed price contracts.

Spearheaded the establishment of a corporate Material and Vendor Master file standards, which were accepted by Raytheon executives at the corporate offices

Partnered with the Director of Supply Chain to understand and strategize their manufacturing processes.

Led the business critical technology platform selection process for largest SAP implementation at that time.

Estimated the platform processing requirements, and hosted an industry day for all certified hardware vendors.

Led the Knowledge, Skills, and design, development and implementation of training and development strategies to close skill gaps and support the coming SAP implementation across the organization.

Co-developed the “Mini bang” implementation strategy to reduce risk of the initial deployment

Led the Enterprise Architecture assessment of existing application and interface inventories to determine a strategic retirement strategy, and estimate the cost of the effort

Developed the Raytheon Enterprise Architecture documentation for the SAP APEX implementation

AT&T Solutions SAP Project Manager

Accomplishments

Led development of multi-client benefits administration implementation based on SAP service bureau capabilities.

Designed the promote to production and testing strategies for the multi-client go-live.

Managed the general and specific client requirements while containing client independence.

Led the deployment per client/customer and their specific go-live

Exxon SAP Enterprise Architect

Accomplishments

Developed Application Link Enabled (ALE) financial information sharing infrastructure architecture to tie Upstream, Downstream financial transaction data to the corporate SAP Instance for GAAP reporting.

Reliant Energy SAP Enterprise Architect

Accomplishments

Conducted a business risk assessment for the CIO for Reliant Energy in regard to the selection of platforms to run SAP R/3 ver. 4.0 to support billing for 4 million customers.

Recommended that IBM manage all risks associated with the implementation of SAP on their newly certified platform. Supported CIO on conference call with IBM CEO Louis Gerstner, who called to influence them to stay on the IBM platform.

IBM Executive Technology Reviewer

Accomplishments

Identified and acknowledged as the primary influence in the selection of platforms and evaluation of computer architectures in the industry to run SAP. Recommended IBM consider a strategy to adopts open systems

Served on their Executive Review Board as the primary reviewer of IBM’s future technology strategies, including Silicon-on-Insulator, Open Systems Support, and a commitment to UNIX.

CAP Gemini America SAP Practice Manager Cleveland OH 1993 - 1994

Houston TX 1994 - 1995

Accomplishments

One of the first four hires of the new SAP Practice, serving as Operations Manager and SAP Technical Architect

Initiated and reconciled CAP Gemini’s relationship with SAP Germany.

Served as an interviewer and approver for all new hires to the practice

Managed moving the SAP Practice from Cleveland Ohio to Houston Texas

Member of first SAP R/3 class held in the United States.

Fujitsu Network Communications SAP Client Services Manager

Accomplishments

Served as the SAP Technical Subject Matter Expert and Client Services Manager for the Fujitsu Network Communications implementation

Recommended the first use of the new SUN Enterprise class servers to run SAP

Proctor & Gamble SAP Global Support Team Lead

Accomplishments

Led their SAP Global Support Team from corporate headquarters in Cincinnati Ohio

Identified a collateral weakness in the Data Storage Architecture, and recommended the implementation of RAID 10 (Data Mirroring) vs their RAID 5.

Effectively managed a potential major data loss during an earthquake in Japan that affected their regional SAP instance after their fiscal year end close.

Major SAP Clients

Loral-Vought

Raytheon

Akzo-Nobel

Bristol Myers-Squibb

American MicroDevices

Tetra Pak

Hoffman-LaRouche

Defense Logistics Agency

Proctor & Gamble

General Services Agency

Exxon-Mobile

U.S. Army

NASA

U.S. Navy

Education & Awards

Professional Affiliations

Who’s who in International Managers 1995, 1997, 2001, 2007

Who’s who among Professional Managers 2010

Education

Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

Bachelor of Science: Computer Engineering

Community College of Allegheny County, Pittsburgh PA

Associate of Science: Physics

Project awards

Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority – Winner of the 2007 Telley Awards “Best Communications”



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