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Project Manager, Business Intelligence Developer, ERP Implementation

United States
June 19, 2019

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Greg Blakely

Lenexa, KS ***** Mobile 720-***-****


A highly skilled, resourceful ERP implementation consultant with a track record of 10 years successful implementation experience on multiple ERP’s. A solid understanding of ERP software implementation methodologies.

Team Player

Outstanding Leader

NetSuite Certified

Strong accounting background


Expert in Distribution, WMS and Light Manufacturing

Experienced in Project Management

Solid organizational skills

Bilingual (Spanish)

Recent Experience

Business Intelligence Manager Mar-2018 to Present

Virginia Tile, Kansas City, KS

Led team effort to replace Domo with Microsoft Power BI as primary Business Intelligence tool and guide deployment

Provided support to Microsoft Power BI users throughout the company; led development and training efforts

NetSuite Consultant Nov-2017 to Feb-2018

DSI (Data Systems International), Kansas City, MO

Consulted with development resources on creation of new browser-based WMS screens for use with NetSuite for Receiving, Put-away, Inventory Transfers (within a warehouse and warehouse-to-warehouse), Picking, Packing and Shipping

Lead Functional Consultant, Wholesale/Distribution Vertical Jul-2015 to Jun-2017

Oracle NetSuite, Inc., Denver, CO

Led full-cycle implementations of new customers onto NetSuite using SuiteSuccess methodology for NetSuite ERP/CRM

Participated in 33 full cycle implementations; lead consultant on 5 jobs, most remote, often assigned to 5-6 concurrent projects

Proficient in customizations including admin, configuration, custom fields, workflows and saved searches

Wrote multiple Functional Requirement Documents and participated in pre-sales demo and requirements gathering/scoping

Participated in testing of bug fixes and enhancements and communicated outcome to the customer and team

Led multiple customers from UAT (user acceptance testing or shadowing) to go-live and permanent primary support

Certification: NetSuite SuiteFoundation

Manager, Consulting Services; Trade & Logistics (WMS) Functional Consultant Aug-2014 to May-2015

Hitachi Solutions, Irving, CA (remote from Denver)

Gold-certified Microsoft Partner for Microsoft Dynamics AX

Assigned to two projects

oToray Carbon Fiber (manufacturer) in Alabama

oMicrosoft (media distribution) in Puerto Rico (allowing me to leverage my Spanish/English bilingualism)

Consulting Lead, SaaS (Cloud) Practice Jul-2010 to Aug-2014

Enavate (formerly MBS Dev), Englewood, CO

A division of United Stationers Supply Company, Inc. (now Essendant, Chicago)

Value-added Reseller (VAR) of Microsoft Dynamics AX tailored for distributors including extensive WMS and EDI functionality

Consulting lead for a team of 6 Microsoft Dynamics AX implementation consultants

Specialized on “cloud” implementations (Citrix hosted)

Self-taught Microsoft T-SQL, mostly for data extracts and mass-updates


Designed and implemented new SaaS (software as a service) platform

Led first SaaS pilot account to go-live in a record 8 weeks

Led a total of 22 small office supply distributors to go-live on SaaS model

Senior Consultant Oct-2007 to Jul-2010

Enavate (formerly MBS Dev), Englewood, CO

Principal consultant on implementation of a $300MM distributor

Consulted on 6 other Microsoft Dynamics AX projects

Subject Matter Expert in Customer Service, Office Products, eCommerce, Data Migration

Greg Blakely (continued)

Corporate Express Office Products, Inc. (acquired by Staples, October 2007) Dec-1994 to Sep-2007

Business-to-business distributor of office and computer supplies and office furniture; $6 billion annual revenues

Program Manager, Corporate Program Management Office (PMO), North America HQ, Broomfield, CO

Apr-2003 to Sep-2007

Global Program Manager for CE’s use of on-demand (“cloud”) CRM

o5400 users globally (3600 users in North America, 1800 sales force automation and 1300 case management) plus 1,800 sales force automation users in Europe and Australia

oResponsible for 2 full-time developers and 1 second-tier support staff

Member, Payment Card Industry (PCI) committee

Data Conversion Lead for 12 acquisitions, distribution center (DC) moves and consolidations

Apr-2003 to Apr-2004, Business Consultant to Papelerías El Guerrero de Nuevo León, S.A. de C.V., a $15MM (USD) office products distributor located in Monterrey, México

oLeveraged my bilingualism (Spanish/English)

oImplemented pricing revisions resulting in 2.5 point margin improvements and led inventory reduction projects resulting in a 40% reduction in inventory.

Classes: PMI Basics of Project Management

Region VP of Information Services, Western Region, Pleasanton, CA Nov-1999 to Mar-2003

Highly strategic orientation

IT staff and infrastructure in 9 Western Region Divisions (distribution centers)

Liaison between corporate IT and field business units


Oversaw 2 major business integrations/system migrations (BT $2BB & USOP $700MM)

Migrated divisions from legacy to home-grown ERP (enterprise resource planning) system

Classes: Microsoft Visio, Microsoft FrontPage, Project Management at eSpeed

Division Director of Information Services, Washington [state] Division, Renton, WA Dec-1994 to Nov-1999

Both strategic and tactical orientation

IT staff (2 – 4 direct reports);

Desktop (computers and printers) and telecommunications support

Ad hoc report writing, electronic commerce support and legacy system support


Led the consolidation and outsourcing of legacy application development and support, saving my division and several others a combined $1.2 million/year

Classes: Dale Carnegie, PowerPoint, Access (advanced), Cognos Impromptu (report writer)

Other Significant Skills and Accomplishments

Highly proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, Visio)

9 years’ private industry accounting experience, 6 as a small business controller. Implication: I understand business disciplines other than IT, including P&L responsibility.

Experience in multiple segments of business-to-business (distribution):

o Office products (24 years),

o Petroleum products (5 years),

o Building materials (4 years)

Implication: Not only do I understand the specific nuances of these businesses, I can translate similar business practices into practical solutions in yet other distribution segments

Countless business integrations, system migrations and software implementations

Implication: I’m highly experienced and skilled at managing change

Formal Education

Brigham Young University, Provo, UT

Bachelor of Science, cum laude, in business management; minor in Spanish

oRecipient of Dean’s Scholarship for academic excellence

oCompleted 4-year degree in seven semesters by earning advance placement credits

Professional Certifications

NetSuite SuiteFoundation

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