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Summary

Highly proficient Project Manager pursuing an evolving assignment in emerging technological focused environment.

  • Results-driven achiever and effective team player with exceptional interpersonal skills.
  • Multi-tasking organizer with solid analytical, speaking and writing skills.
  • Innovative, self-motivated problem-solver, team-builder, and team leader.

Work experience

Aug 2018Present

Business Development Advisor

The KeyW Coporation
  • Support the Company's short and long-term strategic growth initiatives under the direction of senior leadership
  • Perform competitive market analysis. Monitor competitive activity and identify customer needs. Formulate and exercise marketing plans and programs, both short and long range to ensure achievement of financial objectives, and product and services innovation
Apr 2015Aug 2018

Bid Manager and Sales Engineer

Perspecta ( formally DXC Technology/Hewlett Packard Enterprise/HP
  • Serve as a primary technical resource/advisor for Client Sales Executives and pursuit teams. 
  • Analyze, identify, collect and manage customer requirements. Articulate customer requirements to Product Management/Portfolio teams, pursuit teams, delivery teams and the Client Sales Executive..
Mar 2009Mar 2015

Event Consultant/Coordinator

Freelance 
  • Providing superb and extensive planning, designing, arranging and coordinating of special events to various clients in the DC Metro Area.
  • Experience/Clients/Pro Bono include : *Northern VA Urban League - Young Professionals Network *National Society of Black Engineers - DC Chapter *National Society of Black Engineers - Special Interest Group *Wedding: Day- Of Coordination *Lockheed Martin Corporate Conferences *Non-Profit Social Activities *Non-Profit Professional Development Seminars *Professional Meetings/Banquets *Day Of Wedding Coordination
Jul 2007Mar 2015

Senior Systems Engineer (Engineering Leadership Development Program)

Lockheed Martin
  • Developed and maintained solutions for the integration and testing of in-house developed and customer components, elements, and systems.
  • Reviewed, evaluated and derived requirements and acceptance criteria for testability, developed and directed preparation and execution of comprehensive test plans, procedures and schedules for complete systems and/or subsystems.
  • Designed and constructed DODAF architecture diagrams for at least 10 new system capabilities.
  • Created and maintain 5 operational support agreements for consumers and customers.
  • Maintained and updated 3+ Concept of Operations (CONOPs) documents.
  • Responsible for writing, reviewing and approving classification guidelines and instructions for over 5 Customer segments.
  • Engineering Leadership Development Program Graduate.

Certifications

2015Present

Project Management Professional

Project Management Insititute

PMP# 1871878

2016Present

ITIL Foundation 2011

APMG International

Certificate # 0234499-01-QPVJ

Education

20072010

MS Systems Engineering

George Washington University
20032007

BS Computer Engineering

Norfolk State University

Earned 100% of college education and expenses through the DNIMAS academic scholarship program.

Organizations/Affiliations

  • ITSMF Executive Management Academy, 2018 Cohort Graduate
  • Norfolk State University Computer Science Advisory Board, 2017 - PRESENT
  • AFCEA/EPIC, September 2016 - PRESENT
  • Program Management Institute (PMI), November 2015 - PRESENT
  • Urban League Young Professionals Network, March 2012 – PRESENT
  • National Society of Black Engineers, Various Leadership Positions, 2003 – PRESENT
  • National Management Association (NMA), 2007- PRESENT
  • Women in Science and Engineering (WISE), Director and Deputy Director, 2007 – 2012
  • Engineering Leadership Development Program (ELDP) Graduate, 2011
  • Monster Diversity Leadership Program, Summer 2006
  • INROADS, Summer 2005
  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Honors

  • Millennium Leader Awardee, NSUAA Alumni Association, July 2017
  • Excellence in STEAM Awardee, Northern Virginia Urban League YPN, March 2016
  • National Engineers Week, Catalogue Publication, February 2013
  • Alumni Engineer of the Year, National Society of Black Engineers, March 2012
  • New Faces of Engineering, USA Today, February 2012
  • Lockheed Martin Presidential Special Recognition Award, August 2011 & June 2012
  • Lockheed Martin SPOT Award, November 2009
  • Lockheed Martin Diversity & Inclusion SPOT Award – December 2008
  • Lockheed Martin Situational Awareness Diversity SPOT Award – December 2008
  • DNIMAS Full Academic Scholarship, 2003 - 2007
  • Golden Key Honor Society, 2005 - 2007
  • Beta Kappa Chi Scientific Honor Society, 2007
  • General Electric Scholarship, 2007 

Public Speaking

Public Speaking Engagements

2018 :

  • Women Empower Expo
  • Northern Virginia Urban League
    • Young Professionals Network Partnerships
  • GIRLS INC STEM Programs
    • FOCUS Academy
  • IT Senior Management Forum ( ITSMF)
    • Executive Management Academy
  • Pathway Connection Summer Institute (PCSI)

2007-2017:

  • AFCEA / EPIC
    • Georgetown University
  • GIRLS INC STEM Academy
  •  National Society of Black Engineers 
    • Professional Development Conference
    • Fall Regional Conference
    • Collegiate Initiative Programs
    • Pre-College Initiative (PCI) Programs
  • Northern Virginia Urban League
    • Young Professionals Network
  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority INC
    • G.E.M.S Program
  • Norfolk State University 
    • DNIMAS Program
  • Pathway Connection Summer Institute (PCSI)
  • Society Of Women Engineers
    • Howard University