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Business professional and engineer with over 15 years in the biopharmaceutical industry. Proven ability to manage multi-disciplinary teams and multiple projects to improve business and manufacturing processes.Strengths include implementing new business solutions to increase efficiency, successfully managing all phases of a project’s lifecycle including resource allocation, documentation and risk mitigation, developing business processes, applying current project management methodologies to drive results and building strong cross-functional teams and alliances for enhanced communications horizontally and vertically.Experienced with project management (i.e., MS Project) tools and processes, GMPs, FDA guidelines and purchasing practices.

Cross-functional expertise in



·Process Development

·Global and Domestic Operations

Work experience

Mar 2008Sep 2009

Project Manager, Project Management Office

Baxter BioScience
* Assisted the Enterprise Project Management (EPM) multi-site team in the deployment and management of an Enterprise Project Management (EPM) system. Replaced system that did not provide the ability to prioritize / rank projects by strategic fit or assist in resource management. * Maintained and updated the LA Plant Project Management Office’s Website on a monthly basis. Greatly improved all projects’ visibility, which increased the efficiency of project / program decisions. * Facilitated all PMT and EPM meetings and captured meeting minutes (decisions, action items, next steps, and discussions), which were subsequently uploaded on the LA PMO Website. Improved project / program decisions by giving projects increased visibility and allowing transparent communications across projects.

Sr. Project Manager

Responsible for the implementation of numerous Process Development (PD) improvement projects. Most notably were PD's Electronic Document Management (EDM) for Teams which is a repository for all PD's draft and finalized documents and EDM for Quality, which is a electronic routing and e-signature application for PD's technical documents. * Deployed an e-workflow and e-signature document management system (DMS) for all of the Process Development (PD) Department technical documents, which increased efficiency (faster approvals) and decreased risk of lost documents. * Led a cross-functional team of 6 – 8 staff that successfully deployed DMS at 6 global sites by having weekly conference calls. * Migrated ~13,000 legacy technical documents to new electronic DMS, resulting in one repository, thereby improving document search effectiveness. * Co-authored the e-DMS business guidance document (SOP) and created training materials, which prepared PD staff for successful on-time launch.

Manufacturing Operations Manager

* Led three cross-functional operation product teams (Epogen®, Aranesp®, Procrit®) that oversaw multiple projects, resulting in zero defects for Epogen® and Procrit® and the successful launch of Aranesp® in US, Europe and Canada. * Interfaced regularly with Contract Manufacturing, Pharmaceutics, Marketing, Preclinical and Clinical Development, Regulatory Affairs and Quality, which resulted in greater collaboration and better cross-department communication to successfully launch Aranesp®.

Process Development Engineer

Main responsibilities were to support manufacturing of Epogen and Neupogen and support the Process Development pilot plant operations. My team of process engineers were responsible for increasing the Epogen plant output by 300% over a 6 yr period by working very closely with the plant managers, regulatory affairs' staff, biochemists and quality staff.



University of Oklahoma


Northeastern State University


California Lutheran University


MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Visio
Six Sigma - Green Belt
Microsoft Project 2007

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