IT Project Manager, Business Process Analyst in IT and HR, and SAP Authorization Specialist. Always interested in increasing knowledge of business functions. Prefer working with people and solving problems to improve the business. Believes strongly in team building, being helpful and inclusive, empowering team members and business users.

Work History

Work History

Information Technology Engineer

Bently Nevada, LLC

Worked and led various projects on the business' AS/400 system. Tasks included research and correction of RPG and CL programs, updating data tables and programs for Year 2000, leading Year-End processing, and completing new enhancements from various user requests.Skills Project Management, communication, scheduling, cost determination, SAP authorization design and implementation, R/3's ABAP language, SQL, MS Project, Six Sigma Green-Belt certified

Information Technology Senior Engineer

Bently Nevada, LLC

Led the effort to upgrade the ERP system from SAP 4.5B to 4.6C. Tasks included scheduling, driving Business Process Leads to meet scheduled milestones, testing results gathering and reporting, facilitating between business and IT before, during and after the upgrade was implemented.Completed many integration projects between General Electric and Bently Nevada such as integrating the customer master in R/3 with GE Energy's Customer Master File (CMF) database, leading the testing efforts of the project to integrate Accounts Receivable with GE Energy's Internal Billing System (IBS), and providing data and expertise in other people's integration projects.Designed the customer master functionality for Bently's ERP conversion project using SAP R/3 4.5B. Tasks included customization of the various business partners in R/3, designing the screen layout using the IMG, creating the conversion projects both in R/3's Legacy System Migration Workbench (LSMW) and the IBM's AS/400 using RPG III and CL, training the super-users, and heading the effort to clean the customer master data before converting for Go-Live.

Nov 2006 - Sep 2009

Information Technology Project Manager

GE Energy Services
Led several projects within the Inquiry-to-Order space, including: -Phase I implementation of SAP Business Warehouse 3.5. -Introduction pricing analytics with Metreo Vision -SAP's Enterprise Portal for dashboards, including completion of A/R dashboard -Level I training for BW -Single-Sign On (SSO) effort for Metreo Vision product -Phase I integration of GE Corporate's Oracle's HR module to SAP HR module Projects introduced $6 million in price, and reduced YOY need of an HR temp. Duties included project scheduling, cost tracking, phase task tracking, driving vendors to completion per milestones, requirements gathering, high-level design, planning of User Acceptance tests and Regression tests, and inclusion of Business Process Leads.
Apr 2004 - Nov 2006

Information Technology Support Leader

GE Energy Services

Led the IT support group for Optimization and Control within GE Energy Services.Duties included prioritization of incoming cases, providing weekly metrics to CIO, driving offshore support team to meet deadlines, communicate schedules with business users and Business Process Leads.Also was Process Owner for SAP authorizations. I updated the existing process to a case-based, SLA-driven process. Reduced time to implement from 4 weeks to 2 weeks for ad-hoc requests, and from 6 months to 2 months for new projects.Duties include updating or creating new processes, led documentation effort with on-site resources, directing new design for Global rollout simplification, and creation of forms on web-based support site to coincide with new processes.



Bachelor of Science

California State University-Chico


California State University-Chico

Interdisciplinary; Computer and Software Engineering



Project Management

Led several projects to completion.  Some examples: - $6 million gained in price over 2 years introducing a pricing analytics tool. - Reduced headcount by automating the hiring/firing process in SAP. - Reduced time-to-implement of SAP authorizations by streamlining processes and outsourcing implementation work.   Skill includes: budgeting, cost tracking, requirements tracking, scheduling, interpersonal, vendor selection, reporting with senior management.

Business Process Management

BPMN 2.0, familiar with tools such as Visual Paradigm, ActiveVOS.

Microsoft Project

Project Plan, Task creation, timelimes, Base versus Actual, Resource allocation

Microsoft Office

Excel, Word, Powerpoint, VBA coding.  Latest version: 2007

SAP HR: Personnel

Infotypes, Authorizations, Screen Defaults, User IDs

SAP HR: Time and Attendance

Data Entry Profiles, Time Entry, Time Approval, Time Evaluation, Calendar set up, holidays, Working time


Organizational Planning, Cost Center assignments, Hiring, Termination, Position Assignments