Career Summary

Nearly twenty years of business management experience with an emphasis on technology and process improvement. This can be validated through the successful planning, implementation and control of various projects ranging from a new product marketing campaign to enterprise wide software purchases and installations.

 

Executive Profile

 

v      PMP certified through the Project Management Institute

v      Microsoft Certified MS Project User

v      MBA through Wright State University

v      Project Management Instructor for the University of Rio Grande

v      Seasoned within large fast paced environment

v      Built and sold 2 profitable businesses

 

 

Work History

 

Pcubed Inc. Feb 03- to present

v      Program Management Analyst: Assist the PTO C3PNG Program Manager align his team within the Powertrain organization. This involved establishing the infrastructure to effectively manage numerous projects. This includes some immediate deliverables such as a virtual organization chart, a well structured document repository, a database to manage Issues and Risks, and a roadmap to provide improved program management well into the future. Client: Sassan Khoubyari, Dustin Ratliff

 

v      Decision Support Analyst: Assist with the CAD, CAM, CAE, and PIM (C3P) systems integration. Define and create consistent processes, templates and tools as part of the Enterprise Program Management Office within Fords IT division. Client: Bob Guswiler, Keith Brown

 

v      Project Management Analyst: Assist the Electric / Electrical Systems Engineering (EESE) of Ford move their product development process into a standard project plan template, then align various projects to examine demands on resources. Client: Judy Bridgeman-Veal, Chris Davey

 

v      Project Coordinator: Develop and monitor project schedule, research information and draft materials for Microsoft Business Solutions PSA Marketing campaign. Client: Allen Chapel, Ken Clemmons

v      Internal Projects:

v      Developed PMP Certification Program Supervisor: Joslyn Gomoll

v      Key member of Supplier Selection Tool development team Supervisor: Dora Riley

 

 

Sr. IT Project Manager, Applied Card Systems Nov. 99 Feb. 03

v      Created a Project Office of 8 individuals. Developed process flow, tools and templates to assist in transferring ideas into completed projects. Responsible for coordinating the efforts of individuals within the Information Technology department to obtain goals of the organization. Normal activities included:

v      Identify and nominate project team members

v      Facilitator for Brainstorming and project status meetings

v      Develop project plans and summary reports

v      Maintain information repository; plans, files, communications, etc.

v      Liaison between team and senior management

 

POS Consultant, Fruth Pharmacy Jan 97 Nov 99

v      Converted 22 retail locations and corporate office from manual system to scanning/computerized inventory control system. Major activities included:

v      Install and troubleshoot hardware and software issues

v      Create or alter company policies and procedures (backup recovery/contingency)

v      Train and educating personnel (Point of Sale, PC applications i.e. Microsoft Office)

v      Generate reports, data, and statistics to assist executives decision-making

v      Research, Test, Implement latest cost saving technology

 

 

 

Store Manager, Fruth Pharmacy (4 locations) Jun 89 Jan 97

v      Responsible for overall store operations. This included:

v      People Management - Hiring, training and motivating individuals

v      Time Management Coordination of merchandising with seasonal/sale dates

v      Cost Management Manage Payroll and Advertising budgets

v      Quality - Focused on creating the best possible shopping experience for the customer

 

Owner, Marketing Trends See Pictures 1995

v      Responsible for all planning, organizing, implementing and controlling all aspects of the organization

v      Started mowing lawns at the age of 12, and fulfilled every young boys dream

v      At peak times employed 15 people

v      Grew business to nearly 300 accounts through exceptional service and efficient operations

v      Sales in the final year of service were nearly $65,000

 

Owner, Magic Mowers See Pictures May 85 - Nov.90

v      Responsible for all planning, organizing, implementing and controlling all aspects of the organization

v      Started mowing lawns at the age of 12, and fulfilled every young boys dream

v      At peak times employed 15 people

v      Grew business to nearly 300 accounts through exceptional service and efficient operations

v      Sales in the final year of service were nearly $65,000

 

 

Education

v      Master of Business Administration (MBA), May 1999, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio

v      Bachelor of Science Degree, May 1990, University of Rio Grande, Rio Grande, Ohio

 

Certifications

v      Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification from PMI, November 2002

v      Microsoft Office User Specialist (MOUS) Certified for MS Project 2000, April 2002

 

Computer Skills

v      Windows 9x, NT, and 2000 Operating systems

v      MS Office (Access, Excel, Power Point, and Word)

v      MS Project

v      MS Visio

v      MS FrontPage

 

Professional Affiliations

v      Project Management Institute (PMI)

v      Team member for developing Program and Portfolio Management Standards

v      Instructor for PMP Prep class

v      Developed and delivered MS Project training program

v      Microsoft Project Users Group (MPUG)

v      PMI Liaison within the Southeast Michigan Chapter