SENIOR PROJECT CONTROLLER / NATIONAL TRAINING LEAD / REGIONAL VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR
Project and Event Management Specialist Accomplished project manager/coordinator offering 11 years successful project delivery from vision to implementation, under budget, and resulting in measurable improvements. Excellent communicator; leverage technical, business and financial insights to communicate effectively with clients, teams, and internal departments. Trained and mentored in project management methodologies; able to manage large project teams and known for high-quality deliverables that meet or exceed timeline and budgetary targets. Creative strategist; apply experience to plan and manage budgets and requirements while aligning business goals with creative solutions and driving process improvements.
Lean Process Improvement
Microsoft Excel Specialist Certified
Budgets and Forecasts
Adult Learning Theory
Client & Employee Relations
Expense Compliance and Auditing
MS Office Suite Expert
Soft Skills Development
Office Fitness Programs
Senior Project Controller / National Training Lead / Regional Volunteer Coordinator June 2007 to September 2013Deloitte Consulting LLP
Managed all facets of the Projects Controller position, as well as Project Management Operations on multiple complex contracts, including: budgeting, forecasting, expense compliance, AP/AR, international travel and tax, contract management, deliverable tracking, and client-relationship management.
As the National Training Lead, I was responsible for organizing 13 offices with scheduled trainings, developing technical trainings together with tech teams, and implementing process improvement.
Accomplishments Created auditing tools for expense compliance and Long-Term Travel, resulting in improved efficiency Managed the National Training Site from concept to launch, with a stellar team that gathered, proofed, and consolidated 200+ training modules Successfully transitioned 12 basic trainings to on-line courses, a cost-savings by reducing the redundancy of yearly trainings Managed both sub-teams and management teams on wide-scale projects, totaling 450+ volunteers Created discussion forums to standardize 'tribal knowledge' into 28 modules.
In essence, took case-law of several situations and determined the appropriate actions for variable but similar situations Developed multiple soft-skills trainings using tried methods (book-to-classroom sessions, reward-method trainings) Launched entertaining and competitive company-related news sessions, successfully highlighting pertinent company and role-specific announcements Organized multiple team-building outings for our project teams (aside from dinners).
General Manager April 2005 to May 2007APS Inc
Managed day-to-day operations, policies, and work schedules.
Responsible for client retention and growth, advertising, contract management, reporting to owners and investors, and recruitment.
Achievements Implemented a company-wide ERP system to streamline operations in all departments Developed and maintained license and training requirements tracker for all technicians Created team-building events and sales contests to promote new offerings and partnerships for other vendors.
Facilities Coordinator February 2001 to October 2003The Carlyle Group
Supervised all tasks within the Facilities Coordinator, Sales Team Support, and Event Coordinator roles, including updating and managing the move-in and move-out process of tenants (most with large telecom build-outs), managing operations in the Meet-Me Room (vast array of cross connects amongst telecom companies), collaborating with all sales reps in pricing, communications, technical requirements, and research prior to contract negotiations, and assisting in contract negotiations as an FCC subject matter expert (SME).
Achievements Produced four trade shows for two buildings (LA and San Jose), turning many potential clients into customers within weeks Finalized a building-wide conduit audit, tripling our conduit rental revenue Consolidated and tracked the sales process, increasing efficiency and reducing overhead Coordinated multiple company outings and holiday celebrations.
BA : Business Administration Information Systems-Management ScienceCalifornia State University － FullertonGPA: GPA: 3.79Business Administration Information Systems-Management Science GPA: 3.79
Studied System Design & Analysis, Project Management, and many related courses.GPA: Consecutive semesters in the Dean's ListConsecutive semesters in the Dean's List
Volunteering Table Lead, Finance and Donations Coordinator for a large chapter of MOPS Independent donation coordinating of tangible goods from donations in various local groups, most recently for the San Juan Capistrano Fire Evacuees Organize kids and parents to visit elder care facilities Affiliations and Licenses Project Management Institute Member Zumba Fitness Licensed (multiple modalities), Instant Recess and Office Break Training Aerobics and Fitness Association of America
Of Note Volunteering Table Lead, Finance and Donations Coordinator for a large chapter of MOPS Independent donation coordinating of tangible goods from donations in various local groups, most recently for the San Juan Capistrano Fire Evacuees Organize kids and parents to visit elder care facilities Affiliations and Licenses Project Management Institute Member Zumba Fitness Licensed (multiple modalities), Instant Recess and Office Break Training Aerobics and Fitness Association of America