Objective: Obtain a position that will utilize my program management and analysis skills to assist management teams plan, monitor, and execute projects or programs to meet business and client’s objectives.
Summary of Qualifications: Over twenty years of result-oriented success in a wide spectrum of management and planning roles with increasingly complex projects for highly competitive, diversified organizations.
Has strong leadership capability with a technical aptitude for coordinating IT engineers, business management, and financial specialist personnel on multi-million dollar programs.
Ability to complete work on time and within budget, independently or as directed.
Demonstrate effective communication and organizational skills, and an ability to forge lasting relationships with internal and external personnel critical to a project success.
Support project personnel and clients by going the extra mile.
Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
Business Skills: -Program, task order, and contract management
-Project planning and oversight
-Organizational assessments and transitions
-Configuration and change management
-Business process re-engineering
-Report and Gantt Chart preparation
-Rational Unified Process and Unified Modeling Language
Computer Skills: -Experienced with Microsoft XP, Vista, and Windows 7
-Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Access
-Microsoft Project and Primavera
-Visio and Rational Rose
Security Clearance: DoD Secret (inactive)
Education: A.A., Indiana College of Business and Technology, Indianapolis, Indiana, Business Management and Computer Science Diploma, 1973
Certifications: CMMI Level I and II PeopleSoft HRM
Rational Unified Process/Rational Rose Primavera
PMP training (not certified)
December 2010 – Present: Magnolia Forest Stables, Pearl River, LA. Title: Manager. Manage a horse stable including: stall rentals; horse care, oversee english and western riding lessons; horse training using natural horsemanship methodology; trainers, barn and maintenance help; accounts payable and receivable.
Jan 2009 – May 2010: Snap-on Tools Franchisee, Mandeville, LA Title: Owner/Operator. Assumed husband’s business, responsible for day-to-day operations running daily route on the North Shore. Managed inventory; customer orders, stock orders and deliveries. Handled finances; accounts receivable, accounts payable and sales taxes.
Jul 2003 - Jan 2009: Qinetiq North America/ Apogen Technologies, Inc. New Orleans, LA
Program - ASOCC Homeland Security. Department: Configuration Management. Title: Manager. Established configuration and release management PVCS system, developed Configuration Management Plan, processes and procedures following CMMI, performed baseline audits and trained support team. Developed department project cost and schedule.
Program - Navy Human Capital Development. Department: Program Planning & Control. Title: Manager. Assisted PM with day-to-day activities to develop a system to evaluate the Navy’s training materials; including; contract and subcontract management, financial reports, program schedule, work packages, basis of estimates, travel authorizations, and facilitated meetings: management, scheduling, standup, peer reviews, development and test. Developed program costs and schedule, monitored program deviations and trends to ensure products were delivered within cost and on schedule. Prepared lessons learned and integrated into program artifacts. Assisted in the development of program plan deliverables, including; Program Management, Configuration Management, Quality Assurance, Requirements Management, Software Development, Release Management, and Test Plans. Also developed and tracked the Requirements Traceability Matrix. Produced internal reports, weekly, and monthly customer status reports. Oversaw the development and implementation of program processes and procedures.
Department: Configuration Management. Title: Manager. Instituted baseline controls, audits, training and status reports using PVCS. Ensured activities were incorporated in program management plans and processes. Led change control boards restructure. Program achieved SEI-CMMI Level 3. System Test: reviewed test plans, cases and scenarios. Assisted in testing procedures, reported and monitored defects. Ensured CMMI process and procedures were followed throughout the program.
Program - US Navy Sea Warrior/N1 Migration. Department: Configuration Management. Title: Sr. Analyst. Developed Configuration and Change Management Plan. Institutionalized CM and change management processes, managed and monitored change request and artifacts using automated CM tools (Rational and PVCS). Assisted with day-to-day activities: tracked deliverables (CDRLs, weekly and monthly reports; participated in department project planning and control activities.
Program - Defense Integrated Military Human Resources System (DIMHRS) Pers/Pay. Department: Logistics Engineering. Title: Sr. Logistician Lead. Developed department work packages; estimated work, resources and costs. Tracked budget, resources and schedule to ensure tasks were on schedule and within budget, reported costs variances. Led business process development, logistics supportability analysis, contract deliverables development and oversaw the Independent Logistics Analysis action items and reporting activities.
May 1999-Jul 2003: Science Application International Corporation (SAIC)/Boeing Information Systems. Contract: Entergy Corporation, New Orleans, LA. Title: Sr. Business Process Consultant. Performed an organizational assessment. Developed and implemented business processes for Enterprise Applications Integration, Systems Integration, Testing, IT Project Office and Quality Assurance organizations. Enhanced the Project Office Database, documented as-is, identified new requirements and provided a requirements traceability matrix.
Program - DIMHRS Pers/Pay. Department: Architecture and System Engineering.. Title: Task Order Iteration Coordinator. Developed program plans and detailed schedules, budgets, program documents, CM, and facilitated team meetings. Assisted cost account managers oversee Earned Value Management System (EVMS).
Special project: Assisted program management and department managers downsize the program activities, budget and schedule. Special project: Lead the DIMHRS Research and Assessment Lab Business Case.
Special Project: Rational Unified Process (RUP) Team Member/DIMHRS Program Development Case Team Lead. Documented software development methodology and processes. Participated in SEI-CMM workshops integrated lessons learned, COTS Acquisition and Change Management workflows into RUP process. Assisted Integrated Pilot Team launch the Development Case and institutionalize the processes into the Pilot environment.
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Special Project: Architecture Review and Change Board Lead. Established the review and change boards, facilitated meetings, developed processes and procedures, assisted development of web site.
Special Project – Program: Single Integrated Human Resource Strategy (SIHRS) Lead Architect. Assisted in developing of the vision and strategy for supporting Navy objectives for all Navy components (became the Sea Warriors/N1 Migration Program).
Department: Business Components and Services Title: Architect Team. Supported migration strategy phasing; development business use case model, business components and services model.
Department: Software Factory. Title: System Engineer. Documented "as-is" and ‘to-be’ lab environments, provided configuration control, business case development, requirements, and presentations for plan approvals for hardware and software acquisition, installation and testing. Documented lab processes and guidelines.
Special Project: Program: DIMHRS Pers/Pay. Title: Program Start-Up Away Team. Assisted program manager start-up activities and developed Program Management Plan.
Apr 1996-May 1999: Boeing Information Systems/SAIC. New Orleans, LA & Vienna, VA. Department: Program Management Support. Title: Sr. Proposal Management Specialist/Proposal Manager. Assisted with new business development. Managed proposal development including overseeing the preparation of the technical and cost volumes. Participated in the Red and Blue team reviews. Major wins: Navy Standard Integrated Personnel System (NSIPS), Defense Integrated Military Human Resources System (DIMHRS) programs and six key proposals for the State of LA Consulting & Support Services Agreement (CSSA) pre-qualified SAIC for the State’s consulting list “Best of the Best” of consulting vendors.
Program - DFISS, Vienna, VA (Columbus & Cleveland OH; Indianapolis, IN; Denver CO). Department: Project Management. Title: Principal Information Engineer. Assisted Midwest Project Managers coordinated project schedules, produced government financial reports, reported risks, and contract deliverables. Coordinated task orders and RFP/SOW developed and monitored schedule, reviewed proposal for contract compliance and customer requirements, built requirement matrix and mapped to proposal. Implemented resume database and tracked Government approvals. Developed and enforced processes, procedures and guidelines and performed QA audits.
Special Project: Boeing Professional Services Proposal Process Improvement Lead: Led proposal process task team re-engineered and documented the proposal processes and trained team members.
Special Project: Boeing Professional Services Task Order Process and Procedures Lead. Lead effort to develop SEI-CMM processes, guidelines, and key process areas (KPAs).
Special Project: Program - DIMHRS Personnel/Pay System, Rockville, MD,•Cost Analyst. Developed Cost Data Collection (CDC) package for Army, Marine Corps and DFAS Legacy systems, collected cost and system data. Determined system purposes and data flow between systems, resources and overall system costs to prepare for integration into the Department of Defense ‘purple’ system and existing systems retirement. Updated Operational Plans and developed cost analyst handbook.
Feb 1992 – Mar 1996 – Boeing Information Services. Vienna, VA
Program - Reserve Component Automated Systems (RCAS). Department: Configuration Management. Title: Sr. Configuration Management Analyst. Managed engineering change proposals (ECP) and contract change proposals (CCP); trained cross-functional teams, developed department review boards (DRBs) processes, facilitated cross-functional (internal and customer) meetings. Received a Government Special Achievement Award for producing a seamless meeting structure and business process. Boeing included the process in their company processes and reused it on multiple programs across the country. Achieved CMM Level 3 for project management.
Special Project: Cross-Functional Team Configuration Management/Data Management System Lead. Supported Configuration and Change Management business process improvement. Identified data integrity issues, developed information models for integrated database management systems across enterprise. Assisted business plan, system design presentation, oversight for beta testing and final implementation. Used System Architect and Microsoft Access Tools.
Department: Change Engineering. Title: Sr. Business Systems Analyst. Managed ECP proposal development and new technology enhancements. Led lifecycle process; analyzed requirements, coordinated specifications, test plans, analyzed test results. Prepared ROMs, coordinated proposals and implementation schedules, progress status, and risk assessment and abatement.
Special Project: Contract Proposal Process Multi-Disciplined Team (MDT) Lead. Documented 'as-is' process and performed process improvement: cut delivery time from over 6 months to less than 6 week and received a Government Special Achievement Award. Boeing reused this process on multiple programs across the country. Developed contract proposal manual.
Special Project: Specification Control Drawings Lead. Oversaw development for cross-functional team, ensured technical compatibility with product configuration.
Department: Fielding/Deployment. Title: Sr. Systems Requirements Specialist. Oversaw Army Reserve and National Guard Command Unit implementation schedules and equipment requests. Led Commands, PMO Officers, and Boeing kickoff meetings, coordinated new work and changes.
Title: Fielding Coordination Board Chair. Facilitated Boeing, the Army Reserve and Guard fielding and deployment teams weekly meetings: coordinated deployment changes, led cross-functional team processes.
Special Project: Boeing Configuration Change Board (BCCB) Dept. Rep. Presented joint departmental change request for unit information and system configuration changes, developed department processes, managed the Master Equipment List.
Special Project: Title: Co-Lead/Department Representative. RIIMS Tiger Teams. Integrated the Army PMO Pay and Logistics System into the RCAS Oracle database system: data modeling, business process improvements, development and test.