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Program / Project Manager, Management

Flower Mound, Texas, United States
April 24, 2019

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Barry J. Putnam Flower Mound, Texas


Director / Manager / IT / PMO/ Release Management

Outstanding Business Development Leader with over 25 years IT and Management experience with world class Companies. Proven track record of performance excellence in meeting targets and objectives. Respectful and outstanding leadership skills that motivate staff to exceed expectations. Proven ability to proactively lead an organization and ensure accountability for results that maximize contribution to business objectives. Unequalled work ethic and values.

Areas of Expertise

Project/Program Management

PMO Creation

On/Off Shore Management

Business Process Improvement

IT Cyber/Physical Security


Agile / Scrum / SAFe

Traditional SDLCs

IT Applications Development

Data Center Integration

Data Center Migration




Reporting / Analytics

Clarity / JIRA / HP PPM

Business Intelligence

Vendor Management

Health Care



Professional Experience

PNC Financial, Dallas TX Consultant 10/2017 – 03/2019

PMO / Cyber & Physical Security IT

oManage programs related to intrusions and threats to PNC network as well as physical access control

oApplication monitoring and root cause analysis for all Enterprise Security programs increasing stability

oManaged projects to enhanced fail over and DR processes for critical applications

oPOC for vendor relations, Requirements and contract reviews

oWorking on project to detect, tag and categorize PII, HII in unstructured data in PNC network

oStrong data collection and analysis practices incorporated driving metrics reporting

oEnhanced problem resolution / ServiceNow incident reporting and escalation process

oMentor contract and permanent IT personnel in project management, Initiation, Risk Management

Transplace, Frisco TX Consultant 08/2016 – 10/2017

PMO / Applications & Merger/Acquisition Liaison

oManaged companywide upgrade and rollout of Enterprise Brokerage application

oData analysis driven root cause analysis resolutions with application rollout

oLiaison PM for all business lines for company international acquisitions

oManaged Enterprise IT training for all brokerage software unifying the user experience

oMentored contract and permanent IT personnel in project delivery, budget, and staff development

Money Gram, Dallas, TX Consultant 03/2016 – 08/2016

Demand Management / PMO

oManaged DM Team established new process within the PMO and adoption within IT and the Business

oCreated PMO framework outlining Demand Management Governance for all impacted organizations

oCreated Reports and establishing critical meetings to facilitate adoption and adherence to process

oMentored contract and permanent IT personnel in project delivery, budget, and staff development

Southwest Airlines, Dallas, TX Consultant 04/2015 - 11/2015

PMO / Applications Development

oScrum Master for Critical to Fly maintenance applications, reporting directly to executive leadership

oRepresented SWA Applications for Mainframe migration from SWA to HP data centers for HP hosting

oFacilitated daily standups, managed Sprints, Kanban boards / JIRA, Reported burndown reports, ROI

oWorked cross organizationally to develop, plan, and implement successful migration of Critical to Fly applications

oMentored contract and permanent IT personnel in project delivery, budget, and staff development

SBS LLC, Flower Mound, TX 04/2013 – 05/2015

Executive Officer / Co-Owner

oAnalyzed the financial strength and credit risk of potential investments

oResearched the potential market size for various potential small business ventures

oEvaluated investment opportunities, identify risks, conduct financial analysis

oPerformed market research and broker deals between individual investors and small business owners

Sabre Holdings, Southlake, TX 04/2011 - 03/2013

PMO / Applications Development

oImproved Agile SDLC, IT Governance, and PMO process integration across organizations

oScrum Framwork implementation

oConsolidated cross organizational PMO’s working towards current existing Agile PMO structure

oManaged Releases for Sabre deployment Loyalty Services with Virgin Australia

oLed Programs for web services, infrastructure, workload management, capacity planning, and POS

oCollected and reported Loyalty program metrics to Sabre and VA executives monthly

oWorked directly with International carrier’s Executive teams for Data Center Loyalty depoloyments

oManaged Data Center vendors, service monitoring and performance management metrics

Energy Future Holdings/Oncor Dallas, TX Consultant 03/2010 - 04/2011

PMO / Infrastructure

oLed multiple groups on and off shore for Data Center consolidation effort for multiple data centers

oDirectly reported to Executive team

oManaged Release roll out and deployment for over 2500 servers and 500 applications in Agile environment

oResponsible for capacity planning, costing, resource utilization and critical failsafe triggers

oResponsible for incorporating capacity and process improvements into program and future projects

HealthMarkets, North Richland Hills, TX 12/2007 - 05/2009

PMO / Applications Development

oEstablished formal PMO processes, policies, and procedures for effective IT governance

oManaged Release pipeline for over 250 separate projects within 180m budget (Agile and Waterfall)

oResponsible for the improvement, maintenance and adherence of the PMO Framework and adoption

oResponsible for estimation, IT/Business quality gates, charters, and C-level communication

oReported to the CIO and worked with IT and Business Executive teams in PMO creation / adoption

oWorked cross organizationally to develop, plan, and implement organizational improvements

oEnhanced performance management, capacity planning, estimation models, resource requirements

oRecruited and developed a team of 19 project management professionals with $20m annually budget

KPMG LLP, Dallas, TX 11/2005 - 12/2007

PMO / Applications Development

oResponsible for firm-wide National Operations IT support and development across wide array of technologies

oEnhanced Application Development and PMO guidelines for all National Operations teams

oDeveloped strategic solutions for product and service development for end-users nationwide

oImplemented improved Demand Management process improving staff efficiencies reducing project costs

oLed and mentored Multi State IT personnel and Project Managers in all SDLS aspects


Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 05/1991

Management Science and Information Systems

George Washington University 08/2003

Masters School of Project Management

Over 210 hours of leadership, performance management, analysis, design, programming, security, methodology and object oriented training

Successfully completed Masters Program with George Washington University School of Project Management program in accordance with the PMBOK standards; Created and led PMI certification test review class with 94% initial pass rate

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