Over 17 years in technology consulting across a number of industries and functions in both hands-on and leadership roles
* Well rounded professional specializing in the design and implementation of technology to improve business management and operations
* Recognized for high quality deliverables, technical proficiency, and exceptional problem solving abilities
* Successes attained through building partnerships with clients/end-users to achieve rapid results and user acceptance
Oracle JD Edwards (JDE) EnterpriseOne
EMC ApplicationXtender - Document Management
Kronos - Time & Attendane
SharePoint, Adenin - Intranet/Extranet
Relational Database Architecture
ERD's, CASE Tools
SSRS, Business Objects (Business Intelligence/Reporting)
SDLC, PMLC, Portfolio Management
ITIL Foundation Certified
SOX Testing and Compliance
Manager STRATEGIC TECHNOLOGY PLANNING
Managed an HR/Payroll conversion to ADP within an aggressive timeframe.
Involved integration with time/attendance and accounting systems and included significant process reengineering.
Project was completed on-time and under budget with a high level of client satisfaction.
Led a high risk conversion of order to cash from a legacy VAX platform to an ERP.
Project included extensive fit-gap, integration, customization and change enablement.
Successfully implemented JD Edwards Advanced Pricing, Distribution, Sales Order, Inventory and other modules on time and on budget resulting in significant process improvements and the elimination of a key business risk.
Planned and managed upgrades to JD Edwards and Hyperion Enterprise on-time and under budget.
Both projects required significant platform/architecture changes and were on aggressive timelines due to SOX requirements.
Led the implementation of JD Edwards for a large hospitality organization's sales and purchasing functions.
The scope of the project involved multiple divisions and included customizations and significant process reengineering.
Managed a rapid implementation of Oracle Financials and Purchasing for a service company.
Project included the design and development of multiple interfaces and implementation of process redesign for multiple business units.
Led the implementation and rollout of a time and attendance system within a multi-entity organization with diverse operating units and employee classes.
User adoption was achieved through appropriate involvement, training and process redesign from a previously manual environment.
Project included integration with payroll and accounting systems.
SYSTEM DESIGN/DEVELOPMENT Designed and implemented .net based Intranet solution.
This solution was rolled out enterprise-wide and included extensive process changes through the introduction of workflow technologies.
A key challenge was in gaining consensus on the scope and designing functionality for each strategic business unit in order to achieve adoption.
Multiple custom applications and dashboards were prototyped, tested and rolled out to enterprise-wide users with requests for new applications continuing over the next several years.
Designed, developed and rolled out an ITIL aligned custom user access and change management application which successfully supported SOX compliance and effective operations within the IT organization.
Managed the design and implementation of a custom web based recruiting system for an international university.
The project was high profile, as it was aimed at improving negative evaluations of Career Services and was rolled out to a diverse stakeholder group; of students, employers, faculty and staff.
Phases of the project included design, business process simulation, system test and rollout.
Led the Technical Team for a student administration implementation of PeopleSoft for the nations' largest private university.
Managed both the technical infrastructure and the software development teams.
The effort required significant modifications and system interfaces to address non-term requirements, in a term based package.
Conducted an applications maturity assessment in conjunction with Gartner.
Designed and implemented APM and PPM processes, defining and measuring service levels.
Developed recommendations for organizational changes within IT which were adopted, resulting in increased alignment with business objectives.
Spearheaded the development of a formal IT strategy which was integrated into the Enterprise strategy.
Lead Manager in assisting a high tech client during a restructure.
The engagement included operation of a Program Management Office, as well as design work within the new business units.
The business unit projects included supply chain reengineering, industry and IT benchmarking, and the design of a CRM solution.
Led visioning and planning for the design and implementation of a digital market for the Arizona 100.
Led the architecture development and website design in role as local Ariba Alliance.
DIRECTOR PROJECT MANAGER
BUSINESS ANALYST February 2002 to September 2010Western Refining - Giant Industries － Phoenix, Arizona
Aligns with senior business executives to set the technical direction for enterprise-wide applications Manages implementation and support of enterprise-wide applications and reporting environments Overall responsibility for implementation quality assurance and the use of proven project management methodologies throughout the IT organization Participates with CIO and IT management team to design and support IT governance working with internal and external audit to ensure SOX compliance Works with users at all levels to design or re-engineer solutions to support optimal business processes Oversees portfolio of software assets, managing teams, processes, and methodologies to develop and maintain these assets.
MANAGER SENIOR CONSULTANT
STAFF CONSULTANT January 1993 to August 2001Arthur Andersen LLP － Los Angeles Phoenix, California Arizona
Experienced Manager in the Business Consulting practice with work in the Technology Risk Consulting Group.
Assisted clients in defining needs, designing and scoping solutions, and managing implementations to include technology and process components.
Part of the Practice Management Team with a focus on development of consulting best practices.
Performed information systems audits for the external audit practice.
Education and Training
BA Dual Degree : Management Information Systems (MIS) & AccountingUniversity of ArizonaGPA: Cum LaudeManagement Information Systems (MIS) & Accounting Cum Laude
* Certified Public Accountant (registration not current)
.net, accounting systems, APM, ADP, Agile, Automation, benchmarking, budget, Business Consulting, Business Intelligence, Business Objects, business process, business processes, C, CASE Tools, Ceridian, change management, Cobol, Consulting, conversion, Certified Public Accountant, CRM, client, clients, designing, direction, Document Management, engineer, ERP, Extranet, focus, HR, Hyperion, information systems, Inventory, IT management, IT
strategy, ITIL, JD Edwards, JDE, Kronos, managing, market, access, MS Access, Office, MS Project, SharePoint, Works, Enterprise, next, Oracle, Oracle Financials, PL/SQL, organizational, Payroll, PeopleSoft, Pricing, process
reengineering, processes, process reengineering, Program Management, project management, Purchasing, quality assurance, recruiting, reengineering, Relational Database, reporting, Sales, SOX Testing, SOX compliance, SDLC, Siebel, simulation, software
development, SQL, strategy, strategic, supply chain, SYSTEM DESIGN, upgrades, VAX, VB Scripting, Visio, Visual Basic, website design, Workflow