lead strategist transformation resume example with 5+ years of experience

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Work History
Lead Strategist (Transformation), 09/2021 - Current
Amazon.Com, Inc. Edwardsville, IL,

Advise in continuous improvement programs, root cause analysis, and project management.

Lead Continuous Improvement counsel for 81% of the DirecTV management level employees. These employees support 66% of the entire DirecTV budget.

Specific responsibilities:

  • Set clear and challenging goals while committing the organization to improved performance; tenacious and accountable in driving results.
  • Support strategic engagements with multiple clients and multiple business units within individual projects.
  • Expertly communicate strategic thinking clearly and effectively to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Proven ability to lead projects through clear written and oral communications.
  • Ensures all stakeholders are identified and included in in-scope definition activities, and understand the program schedule and key milestones.
  • Addresses problems through risk management and contingency planning and presents solutions and/or options to executive management. Ensures effective implementation of solutions/changes.
  • Researched, analyzed and solved marketing and strategy concerns through personalized approach.
  • Boosted accountability and growth by enhancing processes based on performance reporting, benchmarks and objectives.
  • Increased customer satisfaction by resolving process and training issues.
SR. SOURCING MANAGER , 10/2020 - 09/2021
Alamo Complex Management San Antonio, TX,

VAR (Value Added Reseller) annual budget $3.5B

Parcel annual budget $300M (UPS, FedEx, USPS)

Global Fleet Organization annual budget $70OM covering 102K vehicles

Global Corporate Travel annual budget $90M covering 240K employees.

  • Administered agreements by negotiating change orders, executing contract extensions and resolving administrative issues.
  • Liaised with internal and external stakeholders to identify and leverage contract value opportunities.
  • Calculated and reported actual and projected sourcing savings by spend categories.
  • Collaborated with strategic partners to develop and manage key performance indicators and quality assurance processes.
Chief of Staff, 03/2020 - 10/2020
A. Duie Pyle, Inc Elkridge, MD,
  • Encouraged coordination and cooperation among departments and continuous review of interdepartmental processes to support quality control and improvement.
  • Developed analytical frameworks, data models and relevant insights to support prioritization, scoping and effective decision-making throughout organization.
  • Attended meetings to make informed business decisions, provide administrative support and evaluate progress toward goals and objectives.

Rotations included:

  • Sr. Analyst -Forecast & Planning (Englewood, Co.)
  • Sr. Vendor Management -Distribution (Memphis, Tn.)
  • Area Operations Manager -Logistics (Southaven, Ms.)
  • Sr. Project Manager -Supply Chain (Dallas, Tx.)

Liaised between executives and entry-level workers, facilitating smooth communication and successfully achieving record systems and physical operational transitioning during a 3 year project to reshape AT&T supply chain facilities and their geographic footprint.

Coordinated workshops for employees to better understand company mission, streamlining daily activities and aligning worker and company priorities.

Professional Summary

Expert in leadership, collaboration, change management and industrial psychology. 19 Years of experience exclusively with Fortune 500 companies. Results-driven, efficiency-focused procurement and logistics professional with the ability to develop forecast models, process maps, and conduct research and analysis as part of the planning and implementing projects that deliver substantial cost savings and operational improvements. Strong warehousing, logistics, and inventory planning skills to facilitate positive business change. Adept in fast paced, high volume environments, requiring a calm demeanor under pressure.

  • Strategic Planning
  • Negotiations
  • Process Improvement
  • Change Management
  • Business Development
  • Organization Leadership
  • Lean Six Sigma
  • XaaS
  • Vendor Management for Distribution Center producing $7.2 billion annually in product distribution
  • Acting site manager responsible for (129) bargained workforce (15) managers
  • Appointed to the AT&T Global Supply Chain Leadership Development Program
  • Managing over $3.5B in direct contractual spend.
  • Named 2014 Buyer of the Year by the DFW Minority Business Council.
  • Nominated for 2016 Corporate Buyer of the Year WBN USA Magazine.
Master of Science: Organizational Leadership, Expected in 12/2016
Lewis University - Romeoville, IL,
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  • Dean's List 3.8 GPA
  • Relevant Coursework Completed: Change Management & Communication & Interpersonal
Bachelor of Science: History, Expected in 12/2004
Illinois State University - Normal, IL
Status -
  • Relevant Coursework Completed: History of World Economics and Mercantilism

Six Sigma Black Belt

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

Villanova University

Japanese Business Technology

University of Michigan (Ann Arbor)

  • ISM -Institute of Supply Chain Management (2009 -)
  • Dallas CASA (2014-2018)
  • Habitat for Humanity International (2007 -)
  • Junior Achievement (2003 - )

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School Attended

  • Lewis University
  • Illinois State University

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