Experienced Project Manager committed to maintaining cutting edge technical skills and up-to-date industry knowledge. Proven ability to turn around under-performing programs to create highly profitable programs through marketing, training and partner relationships. I am very highly motivated with more than 5 years in project management in the Investment industry. I offer an in-depth understanding of project Lifecycle and project development methodologies. Some of my experience was directing projects valued at $1.5 million to $3 million. I work well with people at all levels of the organization, including with stakeholders, customers and outside vendors.
Scrum Alliance Certified Product Owner
Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Master
Basic Lean Course
Basic Continuous Improvement Course
Iowa Certified Reserve Deputy
Iowa Certified Correctional Officer
Iowa Certified Dispatcher
Product Owner / Manager of Software Applications06/2007 to CurrentCambridge Investment researchFairfield, IA
Established compatibility with third party software products by developing program for modification and integration.
Developed and implemented complex Internet and Intranet applications on multiple platforms.
Coordinated with systems partners to finalize designs and confirm requirements.
Provided continued maintenance and development of bug fixes and patch sets for existing web applications.
Diagnosed and troubleshooted Windows processing problems and applied solutions to increase company efficiency.
Ensured network, system and data availability and integrity through preventative maintenance and upgrades.
Provided documentation on start-up, shut down and first level troubleshooting of processes to help desk staff.
Implemented company policies, technical procedures and standards for preserving the integrity and security of data, reports and access.
Streamlined and enhanced the corporate accounting and operations system.
Built application platform foundation to support migration from client-server product lines to enterprise architectures and services.
Designed strategic plan for component development practices to support future projects.
Consistently met deadlines and requirements for all production work orders.
Managed creative projects from concept to completion while managing outside vendors.
Developed work-flow charts and diagrams to ensure production team compliance with client deadlines.
Aligned office departments and increased inter-department communication and data sharing.
Implemented user acceptance testing with a focus on documenting defects and executing test cases.
Mapped process activities to desired outcomes to rectify operational inefficiencies.
Conducted interviews with key business users to collect information on business processes and user requirements.
Correctional Officer, Dispatcher, Crime Scene Investigator12/2012 to CurrentVan Buren County Sheriff's OfficeKeosauqua, IA
Completed intake paperwork, fingerprints and searches.
Made rounds at specified intervals and conducted head counts and roll calls.
Booked new inmates into facility and processed inmates for release.
Prepared, processed and maintained forms, reports, logs, records and activity journals.
Verified facility security by inspecting plumbing, outside areas, locks and cells for potential hazards.
Collected and preserved physical evidence, photographs and laboratory submissions.
Carefully documented statements, observations and evidentiary materials.
Conducted interviews with witnesses and clients.
Collected, analyzed and interpreted information, documentation and physical evidence associated with investigations.
Identified labels and stored evidence properly to verify that it was safe and secure.
Product Manager Business Systems & Software Applications.
Combat Engineer02/2003 to 02/2011Iowa Army National GuardFairfield, IA
Developed and led training programs in preparation for combat.
Trained in the use of tear gas and explosives.
Employed, fired and recovered anti-personnel and anti-tank mines.
Expert in tactical and technical guidance.
Led fire team during infantry dismounted battle drills and situational training exercises.
Maintained security of the local areas and performed route clearance for visiting high-ranking officials.
Placed explosives and performed mine-sweeping activities on land.
Scrum Master Agile Methodologies Scrum Alliance2013Scrum AllianceDenver, CO, USA
Product Owner Owner Agile Methodologies Scrum Alliance2013Scrum AllianceDenver, CO, USA
Certified Digital Forensics Toolkit: Digital Investigation Forensics2016National Law Enforcement & Corrections CenterDes Moines, IA, USA
Aviation2005Indian Hills Community CollegeOttumwa, IA, USA
High School Diploma: General2004Van Buren Community SchoolsKeosauqua, IA, USA
Iowa International Association for Identification
Iowa Reserve Deputy Association
Implemented new platform to boost application adoption and provide new user functionality.
Enhanced company's competitive advantage with software applications.
Product Development Worked on scalability and optimization of production environment.
Project Management Coordinated with third-party development team on engineering and professional service activities and tasks.
System Integration Aligned office departments and increased inter-department communication and data sharing.
Performance Management Successfully deployed complex end-to-end business intelligence solutions that delivered business value.
value to functional organizations.
Facilitated effective working relationships between clients, partners.
Facilitated project teams throughout project lifecycles.
Agile Team Management, Business Processes Mapping, Business Systems, Charts, Client-Server, Excellent Communication, Corporate Accountability, Application Debugging, Documentation, Hyper Focus Team Project Management, Logistics Management, Microsoft Office Suite, Windows Applications, Windows, Migration, Multi-tasking, Enterprise Business Analysis, Product Management, Project Planning and Development, QA, Scrum, SQL, Strategic Planning, Troubleshooting, Workflow Analysis