Work History

Work History
2006 - Present

Principal Analyst/Supervisor

Kansas City Power and Light

Extensive management experience including supervision of Business and Programmer Analyst teams, overseeing a portfolio of capital projects exceeding $14.2M.  Implemented Resource Planning Budget, forecasting capital as well as Operational and Maintenance employee development. Served as IT Lead on conversion of a mobile application between two large companies, executing the project $1.2M under the $14M budget.  Within a year of joining employer, took on $6M project six months behind schedule-and led a team to complete it quickly and under budget.  Created a one-page dashboard for each team member's roles, implemented to cross-train staff and mitigate redundancies in tasks.  Saved $30M by merging operations and data centers on an international level.  Converted batch processing application within 90 days into a new process, saving $450K annually and 2 FTEs.Developed in depth task analysis process and procedures, persuading top management to modify an existing procedure, saving 5 hours per week for each programmer.Took over severely delayed timecard application project, evaluated and addressed issues, redirected communication and resources, resulting in the project's completion with six weeks.   Implemented UC4 conversion which saved $40K annually in license fees, and reports conversion saving $60K in annual costs. 

1999 - 2006

Programmer Analyst II

Aquila

Served instrumental role in major conversion, eliminating redundant billing systems, licensing, and software applications in 7 mergers across North America and Europe-with a total savings of $276M+.

 
1998 - 1999

Programmer

Metro Information Systems

Education

Education