Results-driven IT leader with a track record of hands-on implementation experience: aligning strategies and leading portfolio and project teams to deliver IT systems across diverse department, organizations, and vendors. Skilled in Sr. Leadership communication and delivering critical business outcomes. 16 years of Nike Technology matrix-organization networking and relationship building.
Managed information reporting implementation in world-wide transition of 1700 business users to Cognos 8.0 BI on a Teradata platform; provide high profile communication regarding project status, changes to reporting culture, and Information Management strategy.
Lead the Integrated Planning training material development and world-wide delivery of training in 6 countries on Cognos Query Studio, Report Studio and 34 new reports.
Lead the Data Alignment process for Integrated Planning which resulted in 700 terms meeting corporate label and definition approval.
Key Achievements: Lead the Transition Management efforts related to Cognos 8.0 BI application, data governance, and enterprise data consolidation for Enterprise Business Intelligence.
02/2004 - 02/2009
NIKE, Inc － Beaverton, OregonRegional IT Director
Delivered IT portfolio of projects and managing a team of 5 Business Consultants; maintained a department budget of $1.2 million.
Collaborate with business leaders on annual project goals and budgets.
Hired outside vendor support through RFP process to provide software customization and support services.
Annually hosted a senior leadership review with IT and business Vice Presidents to review accomplishment and discuss upcoming strategic IT projects.
Sought after for strategic discussions related to new IT project requests and impact to current system design.
Developed a global customization strategy whitepaper and lead a senior leadership discussion related to the value of leveraging multiple corporate initiatives in customization.
Lead collaboration across multiple IT departments for project resource prioritization in support of critical business strategies and global standardization.
Key Achievements: Implemented 5 major software projects: Memphis Golf warehouse on SAP, Tigard Golf warehouse on SAP, Custom Club project, Logo ball project, and Sales Representatives In-field order entry project.
02/1999 - 02/2004
NIKE, Inc － Beaverton, OregonSAP EDI Contractor
Consult and implement services for a multi-year supply chain effort utilizing SAP and Electronic Data Interchange (EDI).
Lead requirements gathering, functional and technical specification documentation, and training material development for 3 major releases.
Team Lead for the order management functional team during the US release in 2001; managed a team of 3 employees.
Lead Consultant in the 3PL Samples warehouse release in 2002.
Lead Consultant on the NSC Deliver functional team during the SAP upgrade in 2003.
Lead the requirements gathering, specification design, testing, and implementation for the EDI Factory VAS solution.
Key Achievements: Designed the 3PL model, consisting of 9 EDI links that make up Nike's third party trading partner strategy that services warehouses world-wide.
ITIL v3 CertificationsFoundations, Service Operations , Service Transition, Service Design, Service Strategy
Prosci Change Management
SAP Partner AcademyWaltham, MASales and Distribution (R/3- Release 3.0)Deloitte
& Touche Consulting Group
University of PhoenixSan Francisco, CA
Southern Methodist UniversityDallas, TX
Creighton UniversityOmaha, NEBachelor of Arts: Organizational Communications
ServiceNow, ITIL v3, leadership experience, budget planning, RFP development and review, SAP, Cognos, Business Intelligence (BI), Change Management (TM), Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), Order Management, Supply Chain, team lead, business consulting, reporting, requirements gathering, document specification, training delivery