PMP Certified Project Management Professional with a track record of success across an array of industries. Project management foundation obtained in athletic administration and further developed at Battelle Memorial Institute as a Project Scheduler and Project Manager -Biomedical Resources in the Science Technology and Healthcare Product Line. Continued project management experience as the Director of Project Management and IT Project Manager through contract roles for both American Municipal Power (AMP) and JP Morgan Chase respectively. At AMP oversaw the implementation and project management operations of their inaugural contract for sustainability and energy efficiency services.
*Extensive experience with client and stakeholder management, process improvement and standardization design and tracking, KPI development and management, reporting, and budgeting.
*A project management enthusiast with exceptional attention to detail, superior organizational and interpersonal skills, and impeccable ability to build relationships.
MS Project, Excel & SharePoint for schedule creation and resource coordination for a business volume over $700M in total projects
MS Project competency - Gantt management, task management, resource allocation, network diagraming, critical path, and reporting
Process and Workflow design
Program Budget Oversight - 27M
Real time reporting
Forecast vs. actual
Cost Management (estimating, forecasting, baseline management)
Performance Management Baseline
Managed 12 direct reports (4 remote staff) and 1 indirect
Executive Presentations, internal and external executives
Project Status Reports
Quarterly Project Status Reports
Stakeholder Report Template Design
Team and meeting facilitator
Communication Plan Design, Execution, Analysis, and Control
Policy and procedure development
Proposal response and coordination
Collaborated with cross-functional teams including Project Management, Contracting, Key Accounts/Relationship Management, Finance, Subcontractors, and other technical service divisions to ensure that strategic goals and business initiatives were understood and successfully implemented.
Responsible for providing the status of resource availability, shortfalls in personnel availability, and analysis of schedule changes in relation to the impact on the critical path, achieving key deliverables, and the associated effects on other projects.
Led participation in the ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management Standards for departmental procedures and protocols; key respondent to ISO 9001:2008 auditors, received company exceptional performance award for outstanding participation in the ISO 9001:2008 audit process.
Effectively communicated critical scheduling information regularly to both internal and external clients.
Actively participated in standing client meetings, virtual and in-person, to ascertain poignant scheduling needs and to respond to inquiries accordingly.
Maintained and provided information to assist with resource planning, GAP analysis, and facility expansion.
Created and managed a multi-dimensional dynamic SharePoint site comprised of a magnitude of reports and data which serviced the robust needs of staff and provided an overarching view of the resource landscape.
08/2015 to Current
IT Project Manager
02/2015 to 06/2015
IT Project ManagerSDLC
01/2011 to 01/2014
Project ManagerContractor American Municipal Power AMP Vermont Energy Investment Corp － Dublin, OH
Performed management level quality checks and oversight of project managers' adherence to SDLC governance, standards, and expectations.
Created project plans, budget and project analysis, project tracking reports, risks management plans, issues, action items and decision analysis, and resource allocation monitoring and analysis, status reports, clarity management, quality audit reports.
Conducted PMO level project governance audits of all projects managed by the project management team; audit consisted of quality and audit checks of project charters, monitor adherence to requirements, performance measurement baselines, project plans, project workbooks and SDLC and deliverable validation, status reports, clarity documentation and compliance, change control, KPI tracking, roadmap assessment,.
Assisted in process improvement and analysis of PMO reporting and standardization efforts to ensure consistent and efficient project delivery across all lines of business.
Tasks included ensuring the PM toolkit was comprehensive and effective, analysis of the PM scorecard, roadmap creation and tracking, and processes and procedure implementation and oversight.
Participated in daily scrum status meeting, steering committee and technical forum meetings.
MS Project and Clarity Expert User- Created and ran reports, captured project data, milestones, data, control and developed project schedules.
Oversaw all components of the full project management life cycle process, from project inception to closure, of informational technology implementation projects convened in accordance with regulatory and enterprise mandates and goals.
Full life cycle management consisted of the coordination and management of the planning, organizing, resource management and budgeting components for all projects under my oversight.
Managed competing demands relevant to scope, schedule, cost, risk, and quality.
Managed dependencies, resource constraints, and issues across the project including change management.
Conducted follow ups, facilitated meetings, coordinated communication, and maintained project documentation
Director of Project Management- Engineering Division (Business and IT).
01/2007 to 01/2010
Healthcare Project ManagerBattelle Memorial Institute － West Jefferson, OH
Provide project management expertise across all phases, from design to testing, of the development of an internal software application system.
Tracks and ensures application development proceeds in accordance with the business needs of the HIPPA Unit stakeholders.
Ensures effective coordination, facilitation, documentation, and task management of regularly held project team meetings, presentations, and reports.
Oversee the development of the project requirements document and test plan.
DirectorVermont Energy Investment Corporation － Columbus, OH
Served in the role of PMO for the energy engineering project management consulting division and directed, managed and oversaw the development and delivery of energy efficiency consulting services.
Established project management protocols and standards.
Directly managed a staff of 12 project managers, project controllers, project coordinators, and administrative professionals including three remote staff.
Oversaw assignment of projects to direct report energy engineer project managers for a multitude of projects and end user customers; customers consisted of business owners of multifamily, industrial, commercial and institutional entities located in the footprints of AMP's 49 participating municipality communities across the State of Ohio.
Oversaw strategic management planning, policy development and enforcement, initiative development, evaluation, and management, and subcontractor management.
Served as a member of the management steering committee charged with ensuring the effective implementation of an enterprise-wide proprietary engineering analysis calculation tool systems upgrade.
Established departmental project life cycle protocols and processes in a start-up environment in order to ensure operational efficiencies, documentation, and standardization best practices.
Utilized proprietary enterprise client database system as system of record to document project life cycle, project plans, schedules, project budgets, user agreements, project analysis, communication plans, workflows, project status and project manager's work load.
Tracked processes and milestones which served as throughputs for evaluation, measurement and verification of energy projects and IV and V for internal processes and project accuracy, monitoring and control, and quality assurance.
Devised cross-functional matrices and protocols to ensure appropriate workflow efficiencies, resource allocation, and stakeholder satisfaction.
Tracked regularly the quality and efficiency of direct reports' adherence to key performance indicators and protocols.
Led cross-functional teaming efforts which propelled organizational unity, efficiency, and success.
Oversaw internal and external reporting.
Devised procedures and processes that managed and measured customer satisfaction for all projects and adherence to acceptance criteria.
Regularly provided recommendations and solutions to project managers in the areas of scope creep, schedule, resource allocation, closing procedures, documenting and implementing lessons learned and customer satisfaction.
Coordinated and oversaw the training and development needs of project management staff; created and implemented a comprehensive departmental training framework.
Oversaw and managed the rebate allocation budget for 49 participating municipality communities located throughout Ohio, MI, and PA; Budget total $27M.
Served as the department liaison to both the internal and external Evaluation, Measurement and Verification (EM&V, IV&V) regulators.
Ensured departmental technical methodologies and analyses protocols yielded replicable and verifiable reported realization savings claims.
Project Scheduler/ Resource Coordinator
Project Management and Quality Division, Biomedical Science, Technology, and Healthcare.
Served as project manager over facility-wide creation and adoption of an inaugural biomedical scheduling systems tool.
Oversaw the requirements, design, build, testing and implementation phases of the systems development lifecycle process.
Through progress elaboration established and solidified quality assurance benchmarks and framework.
Utilized Microsoft Office Project and SharePoint as core operating platforms of scheduling system.
Scheduling system tool permitted resource data to be maintained in a dynamic, real-time environment that accounted and responded rapidly to multiple demands and shifts in the resource landscape across clients.
Post system implementation, served as the enterprise centralized Project Scheduler/Resource Coordinator; responsible for the day to day operations and process management of all divisional healthcare drug development lifecycle projects.
Assessed statement of work and project charters of all approved projects situated within enterprise project pipeline and assessed resources, human and non-human, and scheduling needs accordingly.
Utilized scheduling system to adequately capture and process resource needs and formally solidify projects as scheduled bestowing an official start date, end date and project timeline for all projects, in fast paced, high demand facility that scheduled an average of two-years out.
Managed the resource coordination and scheduling needs of an internationally acclaimed biomedical animal research facility of 200 staff members; supported directly the needs of 13 members of upper management, 30 scientist and engineers, 6 program managers, and over 100 technical and operations staff members.
Managed resource coordination and scheduling for a business volume of over $700M in projects.
Responsible for establishing and tracking resource schedules facility-wide for a multitude of projects and over 30 clients; clients consisted of government and private sector clients.
Education and Training
Doctor of Philosophy: Sport ManagementThe Ohio State University － Columbus, OhioSport Management
Master of Arts: Sport ManagementThe Ohio State University － Columbus, OhioSport Management
Master of ArtsBall State University － Muncie, Indiana
Bachelor of Science: Human Resource ManagementWest Virginia University － Morgantown, WVHuman Resource Management
Activities and Honors
PMP - August 2010 to present
MS Office including Excel, OneNote, Outlook, PowerPoint, Project, Publisher, SharePoint, Visio, Visual Studio and Word; Clarity, Confluence, Deltek, and JIRA
MS Project Super User
*Vermont Energy Investment Corporation (VEIC), Rising Star Leadership Program, Inductee 2013 - 2014
*Columbus Business First, Who's Who in Energy honoree, November 2013
*Battelle Memorial Institute, Outstanding Performance Awards:
*Expert Communication and Support, June 2009
*Exceptional Work Ethic and Flexibility, August 2008
*Excellence in Service, Teamwork, and Commitment to Company, September 2008