data governance lead consultant resume example with 13+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Collaborative, performance-driven, strategic, and process-focused, cyber security, data governance, risk, and privacy compliance automation Professional with 10+ years of combined experience in all facets of IT and cybersecurity, data protection, privacy by design, disaster recovery and business continuity. Managing holistic risk and aligning strategically with the business.

Significant experience managing information governance with Collibra for data governance, privacy and compliance automation, assessments automation and GRC Solutions. Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification - Registered Practitioner.

IT service and operations management professional with over 12 years of utilizing ITIL best practices in recommending and implementing data management policies, procedures, standards, and controls.

  • Disaster Recovery Planning
  • Enterprise Network Hardware / Software
  • Processes and procedures
  • Reporting capabilities
Enugu State University Of Science And Technology , Expected in B.Sc : Economics - GPA :
Certifications: , Expected in Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)Collibra Data Governance Lead CertificateCybersecurity Maturity Model Certification: Registered Practitioner. (CMMC-RP)Certified Data Privacy Solutions Engineer (CDPSESAS Certified Base ProgrammerInformation Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) V.3 Foundation (Certified) OneTrust Certified Privacy Professional : - GPA :
Work History
Truist Financial Corporation - Data Governance Lead Consultant
Arlington, TX, 12/2015 - Current
  • Manages data governance for security, control and optimization of information, compliance, and privacy programs in company's Platform as a Service (PaaS) FedRamp ready environment. This data governance initiative reduced compliance violations by 60%.
  • Collaborated, aligned on objectives, and established both organizational structures as well as processes around data.
  • Led enterprise data governance program, strategy development and roll out by determining requirements and prioritizing development of new enterprise-wide principles, policies, processes, and best practices as needed for information governance.
  • Designed operating Model for organization’s data governance program by Identifying stakeholders in program and defined framework based on organizational structure and set roles, responsibilities.
  • Formed and Manages Data Governance Council with key stakeholders and facilitates decision making to ensure consistency and quality of critical data.
  • Enterprise Data Governance Program/Strategy Development and Roll out.
  • Identified data domains as it relates to organization by understanding of business problem and driving of business opportunities for implementation of data governance platform.
  • Manages key information assets through technology platform where domains are defined, this includes business process, glossaries, dictionaries, and data catalog.
  • Leveraging engineering, operations, and analyst team input, while providing thought leadership in assisting with identification of critical data elements within domains and narrowing focus of data governance program.
  • Implemented stewardship model to ensure that each community and domain has specific groups or users who are responsible for assets contained within them, this is aimed at engaging and collaborating with subject matter experts and data owners across organization.
  • Established Data Stewardship framework to create metadata, data standards, and manage other data assets.
  • Ensures Data Quality Monitoring and remediation through framework.
  • Provides leadership and guidance to other personnel in business processes and procedures of Data Governance by continuously providing education and awareness on data governance principles, policies, practices, and standards by creating formal data value awareness program.
  • Defined control measurement and automated workflow processes, and thresholds for approval, escalation process, review process and applying workflow processes to Data Governance structure, domain, and critical data elements, this gives us control not only on organization but when new business entity is added, it helps greatly in onboarding process.
  • Developed reporting on process that capture, how many assets, communities, and domains under management for effective prioritization and resource allocation.
  • Created framework to comply with standards and controls for Data Provisioning and Data Access.
  • Designed process of capturing feedback because Data Governance is always evolving.
  • Created new programs that resulted in increasing productivity and customer satisfaction
  • Demonstrated leadership by making improvements to work processes and helping to train others
  • Contributed to development, planning and completion of project initiatives
  • Resolved interpersonal conflicts by listening, finding common ground and building relationships
  • Demonstrated self-reliance by meeting and exceeding workflow needs
Abbott Laboratories - Senior IT/IS Analyst
Huntsville, AL, 10/2011 - 11/2015
  • Applications, infrastructure security analyst with core focus on Data Protection, Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity.
  • Monitored data as it flows within organization, and how it flows in and out from external entities.
  • Archiving strategy, integration of data sources.
  • Data Steward in data backups and disaster recovery initiatives: designed, developed, implemented, and managed long-term enterprise data retention and governance program. This resulted in increased successful backups by 50% with high quality data.
  • Data migration and cloud backup up, storage and data security using cloud service provider’s guidance for effective security while maintaining proper access control and encryption of data on premise, in transit and at rest in cloud environment.
  • Identified and documented gaps/risks and impacts.
  • Made recommendations and helped drive development of robust recovery strategies.
  • Assessed and audited Disaster Recovery plan and test protocols, including process, procedures and change management methodology.
  • Managed distributed backup and storage, client, and server configurations on multiple platforms.
  • Privacy and IT service management (incident and change management).
  • Provided technical, procedural, workflow, and automation inputs to development team for ServiceNow project for enterprise from security operations standpoint with hands-on customization of form design and form layout for data protection incident response.
Ritetime Medical LLC - Healthcare Information Governance Consultant
City, STATE, 03/2009 - 09/2011
  • Applied analytical frameworks and methodologies to guide primary and secondary research and overseeing data quality in healthcare information Governance Programs.
  • Developed and refined Information Governance policies, standards, definitions, procedures, and metrics to ensure data availability, integrity, usability, and security.
  • Performed client’s internal audit of current information governance strategy and practices, including applications and processes involved. Regulation compliance rate of clients saw increase rate of over 90%
  • Collaborated with data analysts and healthcare informatics professionals to improve workflows and processes.
  • Developed data collection tools in various formats (e.g., web-based surveys; interview protocols).
  • Managed clinical documentation, financial data, and other business content to support core business initiatives.
  • Analyzed both quantitative and qualitative data.
  • Supported quality of care and patient safety initiatives.
  • Proficiency in SAS as demonstrated by experience working with large healthcare datasets, including Medicare data, and developed analytic programming specifications, and experience with directing other SAS programmers.
  • Mapped organizational processes and developed metrics.
  • Made data readily available for compliance audits.
  • Calculated return on investment on information governance initiatives.
  • Working knowledge of analytical tools used for supporting quantitative and qualitative analysis.
  • Experience in Federal sector, organizational research, and working within private sector.
  • Demonstrated application of analytical, writing, and presentation skills within context of consulting.
PAREXEL International - Sr. Clinical Research Associate
City, STATE, 02/2008 - 03/2009
  • Performed clinical monitoring in strict compliance with FDA, GCP, regulations, and all related SOPs.
  • Instructed investigational site staff in their roles and responsibilities in conducting clinical studies and evaluated site performance and compliance in conducting clinical studies.
  • Monitored regulatory status of studies at sites.
  • Completed trip reports and was responsible for all communication with sites.
  • Conducted site audits and maintained accurate drug accountability .

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School Attended

  • Enugu State University Of Science And Technology
  • Certifications:

Job Titles Held:

  • Data Governance Lead Consultant
  • Senior IT/IS Analyst
  • Healthcare Information Governance Consultant
  • Sr. Clinical Research Associate


  • B.Sc
  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)Collibra Data Governance Lead CertificateCybersecurity Maturity Model Certification: Registered Practitioner. (CMMC-RP)Certified Data Privacy Solutions Engineer (CDPSESAS Certified Base ProgrammerInformation Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) V.3 Foundation (Certified) OneTrust Certified Privacy Professional

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