Director IT (Logistics Delivery)Walgreens － Deerfield, IL
Responsible for leading department of
09/2011 to 04/2015
Manager Application DevelopmentWalgreens － Deerfield, IL
Managed IT teams responsible for supporting and enhancing inbox DC systems, reporting and analytics, and compliance reporting
Managed CSO proejct
Single point of contact for Well Experience
RX returns rewrite
09/2007 to 08/2011
Team ManagerWalgreens － Deerfield, IL
Responsible for leading multiple functional areas or projects through requirements gathering, analysis, design, development, and testing.
Currently responsible for the inbound application areas of Walgreens distribution centers, managing 8 Walgreens employees and 20 consultants.
Participating on SWAT team assembled to resolve operational and system issues for the POWER project at the central fill facility in Orlando.
Responsible for identifying, analyzing, and prioritizing opportunities, along with helping report project status to steering committee.
Tripled processing throughput in Orlando, allowing over 500 Florida stores to be serviced by CPO.
Managed the inbound functional area, inventory systems, backward scheduling and SPS picking module through full lifecycle development for 175 million dollar next generation distribution center project.
Managed team of 4 Walgreen employees and 9 consultants through a successful implementation at both Anderson SC and Windsor CT.
11/2004 to 08/2007
Senior Systems AnalystWalgreens － Deerfield, IL
Responsible for leading assigned functional areas or projects through requirements gathering, analysis, design, development, and testing.
Led inventory systems functional area through full lifecycle development and coordinated system testing across 12 functional areas for next generation distribution center project.
Developed custom AS400/Java warehouse management system using RUP methodology with offshore development.
Managed 9 testing resources, responsible for coordinating test planning and execution for entire project.
01/2004 to 10/2004
Senior Manager, Technology Services Practice CAPGEMINI － Chicago, IL
Provided industry and solution expertise to Fortune 500 companies and thought leadership within Capgemini.
Developed and managed client relationships, project plans, project budgets, and team resources for large complex engagements.
Managed custom development project with over 65 resources located in 2 countries for a major supermarket chain, 1,200 stores in 11 states.
Developed Java/DB2 item and vendor lifecycle management application with interfaces into UCCNet using RUP methodology.
Deploying to over 100 users within the company and over 3,000 vendors across the United States.
01/2000 to 01/2004
Manger, Retail / Consumer Products and Critical Technologies PracticesCAPGEMINI － Chicago, IL
Provided industry, service line, and project management experience and knowledge to Fortune 500 companies.
Developed engagement project plans, defined project specifications, managed teams progress and deliverables, and took corrective action to avoid or eliminate risk.
Managed two month long 2005 Sunrise compliance assessment and strategy project for a major supermarket chain.
Responsible for analyzing over 11,000 objects, coordinating solution strategy, educating company on 2005 Sunrise compliance and developing project plan for the development and testing phases of the project.
Coordinated user acceptance testing for the integration of two distribution centers, managing 4 QA resources and the testing activities for 21 individuals.
Developed common testing methodology between the merged companies and completed the roll out one week ahead of schedule.
Managed the testing phase for a 20 million dollar channel integration project for a national office supply retailer.
Managed QA team of 6 resources and the testing activities for 25 individuals and 8 external vendors.
Implemented in approximately 1000 stores nationwide and achieved goal of being first to market among competitors.
01/1999 to 01/2000
Manger, System Development and Technology PracticeErnst & Young, LLP － Chicago, IL
Managed medium to large project teams through the full project life cycle.
Developed project plans, defined project specifications, monitored teams progress.
Responsible for issue resolution and mitigating project risk.
Participated in process, system, and financial controls audit for a national .Com retailer.
Presented 76 pre IPO recommendations to the CFO, resulting in a 2-month operational improvement project, accounting for $300,000 in consulting sales.
Member of management team responsible for coordinating year 2000 end to end test for over 65 individuals across 3 business units.
Coordinated environment setup, test planning, execution, and issue resolution.
01/1997 to 01/1999
Senior Consultant, System Development and Technology PracticeErnst & Young, LLP － Chicago, IL
Managed project teams of various sizes through requirements gathering, business analysis, application development, and testing.
Co-managed $4 million corporate-wide merger related project for a national hardware and wholesaler company. Directed a team
of up to 60 people located in 2 separate countries through the entire project
life cycle. Traveled to India to launch
the offshore teams construction phase.
01/1995 to 01/1997
Consultant, System Development and Technology Practice Ernst & Young, LLP － Chicago, IL
Participated on a wide range of projects acquiring leading-edge skills and insights.
a direct mail marketing system to utilize object-oriented features of