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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Executive Profile

1990-Present Turner Broadcasting Systems, Inc. Atlanta, Georgia Transformational leader delivering strategic and cost effective business solutions, management consultant, effective in product, project, program, and portfolio management, process and technical transformations, and expanding business opportunity by leveraging technology. Experience in developing and executing strategy, creating operational excellence, and cultivating an organizational culture that delivers results. Energetic leader and change agent recognized for achieving strategic goals, adding business value and making a sustainable impact on an organization by leveraging resources, building team performance, and successfully executing strategic plans. ** Professional strengths: leadership skills, strategic planning, product management, project management, operational efficiencies, budget administration, employee development, media experience, and a strong client-service orientation. 2015-Present Turner Broadcasting Systems, Inc. Atlanta, Georgia Director, Program Management- Turner Studios This role includes oversight and reporting of all business and technical product, project, and program management across the business and enterprise. This role establishes a portfolio management oriented approach to how organization collectively prioritizes, forecasts, resource manages and communicates and delivers its business projects and initiatives. This position is responsible for directing the Program Management Office (PMO) to ensure the completion of selected business improvement projects that support operational excellence, growth, and other key strategic initiatives. Responsible for delivery of senior management project priorities - insuring on time delivery of revenue growth, cost reduction and/or risk mitigation goals. This position works closely senior leaders across the business to develop and implement business objectives. This position has overall responsibility for the learning and development needs of the team. Equally important, this position has overall responsibility for forecasting and managing the capital and expense budget for organization. This role is also responsible for creating and overseeing the long-range technology plan for the business.

Skill Highlights
  • Guest services
  • Inventory control procedures
  • Merchandising expertise
  • Loss prevention
  • Cash register operations
  • Product promotions
Core Accomplishments
Professional Experience
01/2011 to 01/2014 Director of Business Acosta, Inc. | Goodlettsville, TN,
  • Operations and Development - Turner Studios Led the PMO.
  • Administered $10 million capital and $55 million operating budget, develop and maintain long range technology plan, produce financial reports, manage human resources, and oversee contract management.
  • Strategic leadership for enterprise wide cross-divisional technology program management initiatives.
  • Oversee the cost and efficiency and productivity teams to strategically identify and incorporate cost savings measures.
  • Developed and implemented tools and techniques for leading projects and programs.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders on prioritization of initiatives and deliverables, resourcing projects and programs, and project benefit realization.
  • Responsible for partnership and relationship management of clients and stakeholders.
  • Managed internal and external communication, marketing, and public relations for Turner Studios.
  • Provide stakeholders with dashboard and detailed project information.
  • Oversee learning and development of staff and training budget.
01/2009 to 01/2011 Director Live Nation Entertainment Inc | Ashburn, VA,
  • Turner Studios.
  • Oversaw the capital budget planning and long-range capital plan for Turner Studios, over 100 projects.
  • This includes leading organizational improvements, creating and managing the forecast and pacing process for spending capital dollars.
  • Manage the collaboration and communication with multiple departments and businesses for the capital process success.
  • Led efforts in recruiting, developing, and retaining staff.
01/2001 to 01/2009 Senior Project Manager Mastec | Nashville, TN,
  • CNN Broadcast Engineering System Technology (BEST) Oversaw $85M capital budget planning and long-rand capital plan for CNN BEST.
  • Administered full project life cycle including: RFP analysis/bid strategy, cost proposals, negotiations, and contract management.
  • Created and successfully implemented the CNN Portfolio Management Process.
  • Oversee the Working Group and Governance Committee.
  • Created reports and scorecards.
  • Managed the project life cycle for technology projects including leading the project team, developing software, and configuring hardware.
01/1998 to 01/2001 Project Manager Abm | Southaven, MS,
  • Deployed emerging technology products with cost savings and strategic business initiatives with budgets ranging from $300,000 to $2.3 million.
  • Program Manage $25M capital budget.
  • Led the development and implementation of the Commercial Centralization Project, streamlined the commercial playout operation for 14 news services with operational cost savings of $220,000.
  • Aligned technology solutions to business needs.
  • Developed business proposals, presentations, contracts, project reports with deliverable, timelines, and risk mitigation plans.
01/1990 to 01/1998 Operation Manager Turner Broadcasting Systems, Inc | City, STATE,
  • Responsible for managing over a 70-person organization producing live programming for 24 hour a day 7 day a week at CNN International.
  • Implemented best practices to make the operation more efficient and enhance program playout quality by creating multi-task positions in the control room using emerging technologies.
  • Managed and developed the Long Form Program Playout Project, provided enhanced quality, efficiency, and a 25% cost savings to the playout operation.
  • Proficiency in developing the international network from a distributor of CNN and Headline News, a 20 person operation, to an all encompassing 24 live news operation with over 250 employees.
  • Oversaw the staffing and build out of the location and establishing operation procedures and practices.
Expected in Present Project Management Professional Certification (PMP) through the internationally recognized Project Management Institution. | , , GPA:
Expected in 2000 A | Management of Information Systems Mercer University, Atlanta, Georgia M.B. GPA:
Management of Information Systems
Expected in 1990 B.A | Telecommunication Purdue University, Lafayette, Indiana GPA:

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  • Mercer University
  • Purdue University

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  • Project Management Professional Certification (PMP) through the internationally recognized Project Management Institution.
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