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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

Apr 2015Present

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.
  • Develop technical presentations and product demonstrations. •Provide insight for responses to functional and technical elements of Request for Information (RFI) and Request for Proposal (RFP) efforts.
  • Support marketing by attending trade shows, conferences and other marketing events.
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.
    • Technical Assistant to LOB Business Development Director and Vice President.
    • Developed and validated weekly/monthly budget management reports for 3 proposals and over $500K of MAE and B&P for additional efforts.
    • Responsible for formulating and enforcing work standards, marketing materials, assigning Contractor schedules, reviewing work discrepancies, supervising Contractor personnel and communicating policies, purposes, and goals of the organization to subordinates.
      • Scheduled, coordinated and communicated all classified and unclassified customer training courses and conferences for team of 20 engineers and interns.
        • Compiled and upgraded all IRAD demos and multicasts into a DVD format for future evaluation using Camtasia Studio software.

      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