Project Manager resume example with 18+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Exceptional Project Manager successful at directing change management initiatives requiring fast-paced execution. More than 20 years in project management with proven success in the event industry. Offers strong analytical, planning and organizational skills to manage competing demands.

  • Project planning and development
  • Business process evaluation
  • Procedure development
  • Advanced Problem Solving
  • Excellent Collaborator/ Communicator
  • Risk Management and Safety Compliance
  • Logistics and Staff Management
  • Multi-Site Operations
  • Customer Service
  • Special Event Licensing (fire, electric,alcohol,health)
  • Contract Review and Recommendations
Work History
Project Manager, 01/2019 - Current
Snc Lavalin Chipley, FL,
  • Collaborated with ASU safety teams, event teams, and university leadership to create pandemic safety protocols, event review system, and event guidelines.
  • Consulted with event coordinators on pandemic safety protocols and how to produce safe compliant events.
  • Created and managed Cross-Functional Event Team (COVID response team) event review and approval. Consisting of 12 members and university leadership.
  • Participant on health and safety committee to analyze current events and revise guidelines as pandemic evolved.
  • Manage communication, daily reviews, and redesign of Special Event Registry process and website.
  • Lead communication of event guidelines; giving presentations to various campus groups, writing blog posts, webinar creation and presentations.
  • Establishes and continually monitors/manages project expectations with team; assigns tasks and identifies issues for resolution to ensure optimal team effectiveness
  • Works collaboratively with stakeholders, leadership, and other related staff to define and identify all required project infrastructure including, but not limited to: staff, equipment, technology and infrastructure to ensure timely availability for successful launch and ongoing project operations.
  • Modified and directed project plans to meet organizational needs.
Production Manager, 08/2015 - 01/2019
Altra Holdings, Inc. Bloomfield, CT,
  • Event Production Management for large scale events, concerts, and festivals.
  • Managed multiple simultaneous events across 17 states.
  • Complete event design with emphasis on safety, risk management, crowd control, and aesthetic.
  • Worked with local municipalities in fire code, traffic control, PD permits and compliance.
  • Implemented, trained staff, and managed project management technology to balance workflow and eliminate unnecessary steps.
  • Sourced materials to keep up with production goals and meet customer demands.
Senior Event Manager, 03/2008 - 08/2015
Amazon.Com, Inc. Florence, KY,
  • Event and rental management large scale events; Festivals, Fairs, Concerts Multi-state Tours, and Charity Galas. 200+ events annually.
  • Designed and implemented crowd control strategies.
  • Worked with local municipalities in fire code, traffic control, PD permits, risk management and code compliance.
  • Research, implementation, and management of companies first rental inventory and project management system.
  • Managed and tracked departmental initiatives meeting goals.
  • Promoted adherence to client-event requirements through effective delegation, prioritizing and management of all entire production lifecycle, from concept to execution.
  • Hired and cross-trained staff members for various event-specific functions and assessed employees' understanding of associated processes and procedures.
  • Fostered relationships with local and national suppliers to obtain best price, quality, and delivery of products.
  • Evaluated existing plans, processes and events planning services to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Supervised onsite team of caterers, audio-visual technicians, rental companies, security, traffic control, and facility management team.
Event Consultant / Account Manager, 07/2003 - 03/2008
Contracted City, STATE,
  • Event Logistics and Operations for Westgate 2008 Super Bowl initiatives, estimated 300,000 people in attendance at numerous private and public events, encompassing over 500,000 square feet of active space
  • Group Sales for 10 restaurants/bars, on and off property catering sales and operations, trained management and staff in banquet packet creation, marketing materials, customized group menus, onsite event coordination, post event invoicing and client satisfaction.
  • Full service Destination Management Services for groups of 200 – 1,500 in Arizona, California and Florida. Execution of multiple day events consisting of transportation, activities, event décor, entertainment and team building, rental coordination décor, office organization, execution of proposals, client and vendor contracts, staff training.
  • Solicited feedback from clients to assess event success and uncover opportunities for improvement
Bachelor of Science: Sustainable Food Systems, Expected in 12/2025
Arizona State University - Tempe, AZ
  • Continuing education in Sustainability
Le Cordon Bleu Certification: Associates Degree in Occupational Studies, Expected in 11/2004
Scottsdale Culinary Institute - Scottsdale, AZ,
  • Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Arts Certification [2004]
  • Licensed Auto, Fire, Life, Health Insurance [1996 - 2002]
  • Cosmetology License, Colorado [1993 - 1998]

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School Attended

  • Arizona State University
  • Scottsdale Culinary Institute

Job Titles Held:

  • Project Manager
  • Production Manager
  • Senior Event Manager
  • Event Consultant / Account Manager


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Le Cordon Bleu Certification

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