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IT Project Manager

Ballston Spa, New York, 12020, United States
April 26, 2019

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Project Management: Risk Management and Compliance, Infrastructure, End User Services and Big Data Analytics

Financial Management: Financial reporting (Trend Analysis, Budgets, Forecasts, Reporting, Month/Quarter/Year Close)


SPOTLIGHT RECOGNITION AWARD from IT Infrastructure for Factory Downtime Project - June 2018

SPOTLIGHT RECOGNITION AWARD from Global Trade Compliance for User Migrations Project - June 2018

Project Management Institute

CSM: Certified Scrum Master - February 2018

PMP: Project Management Professional (Targeted September 2019)

Finance: Options & Options Beyond the Basics New York Institute, NY


Client - GLOBALFOUNDRIES- Malta, NY Senior Project Manager (February 2017 -Present)

●Windows 10 Upgrade: Coordinating efforts to upgrade 18,000 devices worldwide from an EOS/EOL OS (Windows 7) to Windows 10

●Develop training on ITAR & Red Zone protected data controls for end user devices

●Led Cyber Defense Team in developing approved end user device to house protected data

●Manage User Migration initiative from non-standard image to standard corporate image for 5800 users as part of IBM acquisition, which saves 6 Mil $/annually of employee provisioning costs

●Liaise with Security Compliance and Global Trade Compliance to ensure users adhere to all International Traffic in Arms requirements by managing data and user risks prior to migrating

●Program Manager for Factory downtime initiative requiring upgrades for 30+ Tier 1 applications running on more than 300 servers during a 12 hour outage; avoiding 2 Mil $ of extended support cost

●Led 'Journey to cloud: Infrastructure transformation project' - offer AWS Infrastructure As A Service (IaaS) which enabled GF build an analytics platform using AWS EC2 instance, S3 bucket and data lakes including reviewing data compliance, and managing infrastructure work with an allocated budget of 1.5 Mil

●Initiated the compliance program to identify data classification for 16 Line of Business’s and crown jewel utilizing FIPS 199 Standards for Security Classification & Data Control plans, avoiding millions in audit penalty fees

●Managed Raspberry Pi Deployment, thin clients across all manufacturing units and admin buildings

●Conduct weekly executive status reviews to remain compliant with ISO 27001 & NIST

●Managed several global initiatives spanning multiple organizations to implement upgrade projects for applications like Clarity, EHS & Security Tools Connect, CFM (Chip Fault Management), among others

Sharia Consulting Corp., Milford, CT

Small Business Consultant (October 2015 -February 2017)

●Provided consulting services to small business owners for managing migration to Office 365 along with deployment of Windows 10 on Client machines

●Built training program along with providing training and troubleshooting all configuration issues

●Deployed Windows 10 on all client machines for small business owners

●Configured tables in QuickBooks to ensure efficiency in all accounting functions

●Provided recommendations to business owners to ensure increased productivity and customer satisfaction

●Established annual goals/objectives and monitored progress throughout the year

Duty Free Shoppers Inc., Island Country of St. Lucia

Director of Operations (March 2005-January 2017)

●Established a successful international duty free retail/wholesale export business in the Caribbean Island of St. Lucia, yielding an annual revenue of $1.5 M.

●Managed operations for Transportation Management System & Warehouse Management System

●Developed infrastructure for three prestigious duty free retail stores and a free-zone distribution facility including, accounting, inventory management, customs reporting

●Implemented process improvements and automation strategies, and brought in financial reporting tools to maintain consolidated reporting for the company

●Actively involved with Chamber of Commerce, SLISBA (St. Lucia Industrial & Small Business Association) and Rotary International to create and maintain business relationships in St. Lucia and the OECS Territories

American Resources Corp, Stamford, CT

Project Management (September 2002 - March 2005)

●Set up sales targets; worked on sales analysis; managed distribution network; participated in trade

shows to interact with domestic and international vendors

●Directed marketing, organized sales, and increased purchasing for the business by 25%

●Determined buying behavior and buying criteria of existing and prospective customers both domestically and internationally

●Reduced pilferage by 30% thus increasing company’s annual profit

●Effectively handled inventory and calculated item pricing; and prepared accounts receivable and accounts payable schedules

Glencore LTD, Stamford, CT

Risk Manager (March 2001 - September 2002)

●Managed Crude, Derivative, Gasoline Spec & Distillate Trading Desks

●Created hedging programs for Crude traders & prepared daily and monthly “market to market” P&L reports

●Produced exposure reports by commodity, location and pricing period for traders and management

●Executed NYMEX MOC trades based on movement of physical cargo

●Worked with operations team to identify variations in pricing periods for physical cargo

●Advised on possible risk exposure to traders with upcoming expirations & monitored trading positions

Project Manager, Tax Compliance (May 1999 - March 2001)

●Reviewed trades for duplication and tax errors, saving the company over $300,000

●Contributed to the development of process improvements and best practices

●Led project status reviews and presented to senior management on weekly/fortnightly basis

●Developed knowledge based procedures for London office

S.A.C. Capital Advisors, Stamford, CT

Project Manager Hedge Desk (May 1999 - May 2000)

●Facilitated new reporting functions for futures, swaps, options and APO’s

●Created reports and spreadsheets to accurately depict data, monitor daily P/L

●Prepared daily capital schedule and P/L Summary Report to ensure firm was within margin requirements

●Maintained accounts for domestic, international and risk arbitrage equity portfolio managers

●Facilitated appropriate cash funding after reviewing daily bank balances

●Provided accurate monthly statements of Profit and Loss for trader payouts

AIG International Inc. Operations, Greenwich, CT

Account Analyst (January 1997 - May 1999)

●Promoted through a series of responsibilities including, Confirmations, Currency Reconciliation, Overdraft Reconciliation and Currency Investigations

●Handled discrepancies by opening cases and investigating all matters to obtain accurate resolutions

●Reconciled thirty-two accounts twice daily using current and previous day reporting

●Completed a daily report upon which the credit department based authorization for releasing payments


Quinnipiac University, Hamden, Bachelor of Science- International Business, May 1996

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