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Project Management

Randallstown, MD
May 20, 2020

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DeVita Morris

**** ******** ****, ************, ** 21133

Home: 410-***-****

Detailed-oriented professional with over 10 years of experience and a successful track record in operations management, problem solving and working independently or with internal and external team members from project initiation to completion. Experienced in performing independent assessments, including compliance, legal, and contract reviews. Reputation for developing and reviewing assessment reports for large private and government portfolios, utilizing above average organizational and communication skills for multiple time-zoned clients.

Core strengths include:

● Acquisition Assessment ● Finance Administration ● Project Management

● Budget Management ● Insurance Review ● Risk Mitigation

● Construction Administration ● Lease Administration ● Stakeholder Liaison

● Contracts Management ● Paralegal Review ● Transactions Management

● Due Diligence Review ● Program Management ● Vendor Analysis


Computer Skills:

Microsoft Products: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and MS Project.

Goggle Products: Google Docs. Google Sheets and Goggle Slides.

Others: Oracle, SharePoint, ShareFile, PeopleSoft, Request, Yardi and Trello.

Technical Skills:

Composite Utility Plans, Topography Surveys, Blue Print and Floor Plans, Architectural, Engineering and Construction Contracts, Geotechnical, Environmental and Civil Engineering Report Assessment.


Master of Science in Business Management with Concentration Project Management

University of Maryland Global Campus, Adelphi, Maryland

Graduate Certificate: Project Management

University of Maryland Global Campus, Adelphi, Maryland

Bachelor of Science in English with Concentration in Writing

Towson University, Towson, Maryland

Associate of Arts in Paralegal Studies with Concentration in Business Administration

Stevenson University Stevenson, Maryland

Notary Public for Baltimore County, State of Maryland


National Contract Management Association (NCMA)

Project Management Institute (PMI)


Contracts Specialist, Visual Connections, LLC

Windsor Mill, MD 11/2018 to Present

•Review, edit, prepare and negotiate contracts, subcontracts, teaming, joint venture, non-disclosure and consulting agreements and modifications for federal government healthcare information technology and construction related firm fixed price (FFP) and Time and Material (T&M) commercial contracts.

•Reference the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) for proposal and contract compliance.

•Order, review and dictate certificate of insurance coverages and expirations.

•Confirm company and subcontractor’s compliance to government Prime contract, proposal and FARs.

•Advise senior management on financial risk in contract execution.

•Develop financial tacking reports.

•Negotiated contracts with partnering companies’ contracts managers, attorneys and executive managers.

•Assist Project Management Office (PMO) in establishing and implement workflow, policies and procedures that address formal baseline risk assessments, ongoing risk assessments.

Procurement Buyer III Training, Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC)

Laurel, MD 10/2018

•Reviewed of WSSC’s Request for Proposal (RFP) and Information for Bids (IFB) procurement process for architectural/engineering and good and services contracts for the WSSC Procurement Department.

•Reviewed project description, statement of work development for technical proposals and methodology.

•Reviewed purchase orders, milestones, deliverables requirements and Notice to Proceed (NTP) issuances conditions.

•Reviewed WSCC General and Special Conditions against contractors’ contracts terms and Reviewed conditions, clauses and appendixes.

Federal Contracts Administrator, TechnoCrafts, Inc

Windsor Mill, MD (6-month Contract) 2/2018 – 8/2018

•Reviewed, drafted, negotiated all company agreements, including non-disclosure, teaming, master servicing, professional consulting, subcontract, modifications, and purchase order agreements, related to federal government healthcare information technology contracts with Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Veteran’s Administration, National Institutes of Health.

•Identified risk in review in company’s response to Request for Proposal.

•Performed as the POC and Compliance Officer for all the company’s government contractual agreements; and the primary company Authorized Signatory and the SharePoint Governance Approver.

Created written documents to outline recommendations for contractual modifications or alterations in contracts.

Collaborated with project managers, accountant, and chief operating officer and other executives on technical statement of work (SOW).

Negotiated contracts with partnering companies’ contracts managers, attorneys and executive managers.

Consultant, Independent Contractor

Randallstown, Maryland 2017

•Reviewed and approved commercial/residential banking transactions for compliance to company and trust/pooling service agreements guidelines.

•Reviewed and created standard operations procedures (SOP) and diagrams for minority owned business.

•Developed monitoring reports for funding disbursements.

•Performed paralegal services reviewing corporate documents for accuracy and completeness.

Asset Management Compliance Specialist, LaSalle Investment Management, Inc.

Baltimore, Maryland 10/2013 – 9/2016

•Performed contract administration functions to verify invoices, contractors’ performance, evidence of contractor's progress, and reviewed contracts terms and conditions for a portfolio of 80 commercial leased assets - corporate offices, medical facility and industrial buildings for accuracy and company compliance.

•Identified and mitigated risks through interpreting terms and conditions of contracts, agreements and insurance certificates with legal knowledge.

•Collaborated with account managers, risk management, legal team and key subject matter resources across all relevant risk domains to mitigate risk.

•Negotiated terms, conditions and formatting in contracts for services or supplies.

•Monitored contract transactions from initiation to recommendation of award to procure items or services where standard contracting procedures must be modified.

•Performed onsite and electronic facility audits to ensure all contractual relationships and financials were documented and administered within the company’s guidelines.

•Reviewed budgets and monthly financial reports to approve funding disbursements.

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