Work History

Work History
Sep 2008 - Present

Senior Project Manager

Microsoft- 2008
Manager of complex, high-value, high visibility projects implementing this software vendor's wide-range of software products and tools.
Jun 2005 - Sep 2008

Principle Partner

Videre Consulting Partners
Owner/Partner of Consulting Practice focused on IT Service Management, Process Engineering. Executive Information Systems. Responsible for all facets of sales and engagement management of major client projects focused on Digital Dashboards.
Jun 2005 - Sep 2008

Independent Consultant

Provider of IT professional services and end-to-end project management solutions.; Lead all aspects of client engagements, including system analysis, solution design and integration, as well as monitoring and support. Craft in-depth project strategies encompassing all lifecycle phases. Evaluate systems and processes in light of governance standards and regulatory requirements, recommending changes and enhancements for full compliance. SCE-1/2006 - 12/2006 Established Data Governance Organization as part of the Enterprise Information Management program at Southern California Edison, establishing the overall Data Governance Strategic plan, directed design and implementation of all processes/procedures and defined all roles and responsibilities, from the ground up. Lead group tasked with implementing the actual Data Governance Organization, Meta Data Management, Data Consolidation/Optimization, and Data Warehousing strategies and plans as part of the early stages of the SCE SAP implementation. SCE 5/2002 - 12/2005 Facilitated PMO/IT Leadership Strategic planning for 5 year IT/Business Alignment/SOX initiative. Directed 4 major projects of Data Center Optimization Program at Southern California Edison, delivering 5-year savings of $40M, reducing number of WinTel and UNIX servers from 1,250 to 425, and virtualizing IT environment for 90% cost reduction and 15-fold lab testing cycle time improvement. Elan 7/2007 -5/2008 Oversaw migration of more than 600 legacy databases to new technology framework, with nearly 10% running on SAP.
Aug 2002 - Dec 2006

Project Manager

Southern California Edison
Jun 1987 - Jun 2005

IT Consultant & Project Manager / Program Coordinator

Symmetrical Solutions
Managed high-profile projects/program activities for long-term engagement with Southern California Edison. Crafted formal project documentation, business case and financial analyses using CMMI, ISO 9001 and ITIL within SCE PMO structure/ framework, established technical and business processes for Data Center Optimization Program. A similar process and set of tools were used for the Enterprise Information Management Program which encompassed the Data Quality and IT Data Governance Programs I managed. Planned and administered individual project budgets of up to $11.5M with average program budget exceeding $42M. Prepared and presented status and impact reports to senior sponsors and stakeholders as well as external business unit client leadership teams. Trained and mentored junior project managers and PMO resources. MARC SHARE Page Two Transformed Enterprise Systems Monitoring-BMC Implementation Project, achieving successful integration despite 4 previous deployment failures before being selected to lead project. Slashed system outages and associated labor costs over 75%. Recognized Subject Matter Expert in Planiew Project Management tool and MS Project. Recognized SWAT TEAM member for establishment of the PMO operations and procedural guidelines including integration with exiting CMMI, ISO 9000 and ITIL initiatives. Member of the DCO Strategic Planning team outlining the 5 year plan for IT/Business Alignment
Jan 2000 - Jan 2001

Project Manager

Provider of IT professional services, including system integration and support.; Assigned to Amgen Pharmaceuticals account to lead custom development and integration of Nucleas Pharma application with Siebel CRM modules and Amgen's legacy applications and infrastructure. Defined project scope, milestones, and deliverables; allocated resources as appropriate to resolve issues, manage change requests, and fulfill schedule commitments. Oversaw rollout of mission-critical change orders to enable interfacing between Amgen Sales Force Automation and CRM Systems with third-party systems.