Results-driven individual with the skills necessary to deliver large, complex SAP implementations within the most challenging of business environments. Encompasses an engaging and personable style of interaction and the social and cultural skills to operate effectively and with credibility in a wide range of settings. Highly experienced in all phases of an IT project life cycle, from initial project preparation and design through implementation and post-deployment sustain efforts. Has demonstrated all characteristics of an exceptional, well rounded consultant by using functional and technical expertise, organization, disciplined project management principles and past experiences to lead by example. International business and delivery excellence experience in the United States, Latin America, & Asia
*Trusted business advisor at large Automotive OEM for successfully leading SAP implementations
*Solid management skills, demonstrated proficiency in leading and mentoring individuals to maximize levels of productivity, while forming cohesive team environments as well as developing high potential junior staff
*Implemented five full lifecycles of an ISO Auto Warranty Solution for a major automotive corporation
IBM Corporation, Global Business ServicesManaging Consultant
Project Manager and long term, trusted business advisor on a strategic core invest account noted as a GBS key project Assisted with managing the implementation of the following SAP ECC 6.0 modules: FI, COPA, VMS, MM, SD, SRM along with SAP BW 7.0 for all necessary reporting requirements Implemented the project according to ASAP methodology taking into account IBM and Client best practices Forecasted and tracked the budget to not exceed expenses, while meeting gross profit goals each month Reported to both IBM and Client Executives on project status to escalate issues and/or report completion of key milestones Worked to establish and manage project scope, including change requests, while maintaining project timeline to achieve interim milestones Conducted bi-monthly evaluations of team members in order to help them achieve desired goals while working to meet stringent project timelines Ensured that all team deadlines were completed on time with regards to project budget constraints and team member evaluations Identified, estimated, and assigned tasks to team members for all project deliverables Project Lead on the SAP Enterprise Integration team formed to help a large Automotive OEM establish an integrated approach to planning, building and deploying a Global SAP Solution Delivered a focused strategy test document in which all the Client's sap implementation programs will adhere to going forward Project Lead for a global SAP implementation at a large Oil and Gas Energy Company Efforts included providing leadership and direction to the project team by understanding business processes, gathering requirements, identifying potential usability issues, managing scope, and ensuring that an appropriate level of quality was maintained at all times.
IBM Corporation, Global Business ServicesSenior Consultant
Project Manager of successful engagements throughout Asia-Pacific, South America and North America regions Managed all aspects of the project including but not limited to requirements gathering, development, user training, user acceptance testing, and deployment activities Coordinated offshore and onshore teams composed of business, internal, and external consultants Time spent in Asia Pacific region to better understand developing market processes and challenges Led strategic effort to harmonize data from legacy systems across the globe to ensure a successful launch of the North American implementation, the business case for the entire program Managed the conversion of all legacy master data into the system through a mix of bulk and delta loads, as well as the activation of ongoing interfaces to have all necessary data into the system and any downstream systems prior to Go-Live Worked with other functional leads during technical reviews to ensure that any system improvements and/or modifications were considered, in order to produce a more cohesive system Assisted in team reviews to improve deliverables by completing internal peer reviews and work product documentation on over 100 functional and technical specifications Identified additional revenue streams based on project needs resulting in over one million dollars in additional project revenue.
IBM Corporation, Global Business ServicesConsultant
*Project Test Manager
for global implementation of SAP Warranty solution at large Automotive OEM Efforts included leading project teams dispersed across the globe to ensure proper testing of the SAP implementation was executed with quality Defined common, global business processes and corresponding technical solution for submission, validation, and financial restitution activities, built upon accepted best practices, at large Automotive OEM Performed requirements gathering and technical design activities in order to integrate a warranty system solution for business units around the globe into the existing warranty solution Asia: China, India, Japan, Singapore and Thailand Latin and South America: Brazil and Argentina North America: USA, Mexico and Canada.
Michigan State UniversityEast Lansing, MichiganBachelor of Science: Applied Engineering Sciences Supply Chain ManagementApplied Engineering Sciences Supply Chain Management
University of New South WalesSydney, AustraliaMSU Study Abroad Program
SAP Sales and Distribution and Vehicle Management System
*CMMI Level Three
*Ascendant SAP Methodology