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Summary

I am a successful Project Manager and Strategic Writer who is dedicated to extensive capture & research, proper scheduling, tracking, strategic thinking and positive team building. In addition to technology and engineering projects, I also provide analysis and support for proposal responses to US Government RFPs for large-scale international undertakings ($40M - $1.5B). This diverse background has provided me with the ability to express complex details clearly and convincingly to consumers, stakeholders and team members who work inside of a pressured environment.

Work experience

Aug 2007Feb 2010

Lead PM / Director of Communications

vipze.com
Recent Project Manager over this e-sales & marketing company that has a multi-lingual social network which sells VoIP services, domestic fantasy sports gaming and a unique affiliate opportunity as part of its B2C marketing strategy. Company has a large affiliate base, which requires constant marketing through video, conference calls, a complicated multi lingual email blast campaign and continuous updates throughout a ML DNN site with more than 180K affiliates.
Mar 2003Aug 2007

Lead PM / Owner

Virtual Services, LLC
Provided international prime and subcontractors with analysis and support for multimillion dollar proposal Responses to Government RFQs and RFPs for various large scale projects overseas. • Directed and collaborated with subject matter experts, on-site project managers, subcontractors, consultants (writers, estimators, etc.) and internal team members towards one common goal. • Performed detailed reviews of terms and conditions with MS Project; Generated Critical Path reports and established baselines for assigned resources' milestones. • Conducted extensive research on various topics and locations across the globe to assess pursuit feasibility. • Technical Writing in the following fields: IT (Secure Data Infrastructure), Telecommunications, QA/QC, Safety, Power, Environmental, Civil and Structural Engineering, Air Cargo, Supply Chain, Asset Management and Life Support. • Skilled in IDIQ, CP, CPFF, FFP, BAFOs, Alternates, Best Value, Risk Management and PPP arrangements. • Adept in DCAA's Cost Acct Standards. Agencies included DOD, DOS, USACE and CPA • Project locations included Iraq, South Africa, Turkey, Jordan, Poland, England, South America, Israel, Lebanon, U.S.A. and Afghanistan. • Experienced in Government Negotiations ('Discussions') process.
Jan 2002Mar 2003

Proposal/RFP Manager

Asea Brown Boveri - ABB SUSA, Inc.,
• Accountable for prequalification and proposal packages for international construction and environmental military projects. Direct report to the Director of Government Projects. • Business Development incorporated the review of Commerce Business Daily (now called FedBizOpps) for appropriate opportunities. Compared against corporate goals and based on findings, recommended projects to pursue. • Collaborated with Legal department to ensure that international Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR, DFARs) were adhered to for every agreement or document introduced to the U.S. Government.
Jun 1999Jun 2001

Project Coordinator

Bear Stearns
Tracked ongoing projects for the IT department utilizing MS Project. Various projects consisted of: Conversion of purchasing database system to Peoplesoft; BearBill internal financial allocation tracking; Circuit order status tracking and Wireless database tracking. • Worked the corporate telephone directory for the entire firm, worldwide, which consisted of approximately 10,000 employees. • Managed passwords and new employees for Bearbase 1999 and 2000; an internal Oracle based IT database system. • Coordinated bi-weekly staff meetings. • Trained Six C Level Managers on MS Project. • Organized the move of approximately 50 employees from 575 Lexington Ave. to 909 Third Ave. • Responsible for the monthly cost savings report to the Senior Managing Director for IT.