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Six Sigma Management

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United States
Posted:
August 23, 2012

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SUMMARY of QUALIFICATIONS

Experienced professional with demonstrated strengths that include: setting strategic direction, building teams and implementing initiatives that enhanced our corporate performance. Accomplished in General Management, Corporate Operations, Forecasting, Planning, Purchasing, Supply-Chain, Supplier Diversity and Marketing.

• Certified in Six Sigma methodologies.

EDUCATION

Master of Business Administration, Management Specialization 2004-2006

INDIANA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY, Louisville, KY

Bachelors of Science, Management Specialization 2002-2004

SULLIVAN UNIVERSITY, Louisville, KY

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

SUPPLIER DIVERSITY CONSULTANT

IU HEALTH., Indianapolis, IN 2010-Present

• Liaise with senior leadership to establish a comprehensive Supplier Diversity plan and biennial goal that fits the agency

• Partner with local government and similar entities across the county to establish best practices.

• Propose strategic process changes

• Obtain Management and Agency Approval of the Plan and Goal

• Identify barriers and problems within the implementation process and take corrective action

• Work with Prime Suppliers and General Contractors to participate in the program and report subcontracting.

• Achieved $35M in diversity dollars resulting in 5.37% overall diversity spend, surpassing our goal of 4%

PROCUREMENT PROJECT CONSULTANT

HUMANA INC., Louisville, KY 2009-2010

• Trained Procurement Analyst in all facets of contract documentation/administration and price analysis.

• Directed employee workflow

• Assisted with recruitment and hiring of Supply Chain staff.

• Identified and communicated risks to mitigate project risks.

• Monitored compliance with policies, procedures and regulations.

• Development of training material and user manuals per government standards.

• Participated in strategic planning to target future cost savings

• Manage multiple high level contracts and built relationships with key business partners across the organization.

• Identified and lead a project that created a new credit card standard used throughout the organization resulting in a $1.2 MM dollar immediate impact savings.

PROCUREMENT ANALYST

HUMANA INC., Louisville, KY 2007-2009

• Handled all aspects of sourcing and purchasing of equipment and services for Humana Military Healthcare Services (HMHS) in support of the Tricare contract with the U.S. Government.

• Maintain responsibility for auditing purchases for compliance with strict standards and regulations (FAR/DFARS,etc) while ensuring highest levels of cost efficiency.

• Evaluates proposal/contract performance

• Liaise closely with clients and senior management regarding project status while developing strong business relationships with our vendors.

• Oversaw contracts valued over $100MM, saved over $350,000 through improving contracting procedures and eliminating unnecessary contracts.

• Awarded Humana’s Gold Star Award for exemplary performance.

OMBUDSMAN 2005-2007

LOUISVILLE METRO HOUSING AUTHORITY, Louisville, KY

• Investigated and resolved complex complaints from program participants, landlords and attorneys; resulting in increased customer satisfaction.

• Presented monthly status report to Board members.

• Conducted weekly grievance hearings to determine continued participant eligibility.

• Serve as liaison for Executive Director to ensure exemplary provision of quality for the Section 8 program.

• Created and reconfigured client database.

• Partnered with senior managers from other departments to set new program standards.

• Purchased all capital expense items, negotiated all contracts with concerning food, furniture, IT, office supplies and cleaning.

AREA SUPERVISOR 2002-2005

LOUISVILLE METRO HOUSING AUTHORITY, Louisville, KY

• Ensured staff adherence to various company policies and procedures.

• Managed a staff of 13 unionized professionals overseeing the training, and performance review process of all personnel.

• Managed budget of $100,000.00

• Successfully coordinated cross – functional team during city/county merger

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

• National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA)

• Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

• Toastmasters

• National Contract Management Associations (NCMA)

• Louisville Urban League Young Professionals (LULYP)

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

• Six Sigma DMAIC Yellow Belt Certified, 2008

• Six Sigma DMAIC Green Belt Certified, 2009

• Defense Acquisition University- Level I Certification



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