Synovate Inc, Division of Aegis PLC UK, June 2007-Sept.2008 – 1 year 2 months
Global PMO Director and IS Auditor, Synovate Inc.Responsible executive for enterprise project governance.
1.Audit and mentoring oversight of managers on strategic project teams for internal and external project processes. 2.Developed and conducting international project management workshops in ten countries for 260 project leaders. 3.Establishing formal Scope Change Control and Earned Value project progress reporting to program managers. 4.Develop and deploy cost control advanced project metrics, leading the Quality Audit initiative toward a goal ofthe Ten Best Practices for Enterprise Earned Value project cost controls; invented the “Six Answers” and established a global Audit Programme in use on multi-national IS data base projects with budgets that exceed $4million USD. Travel internationally to 100% on a monthly basis for workshops, project audits, mentoring and project rescue work.
CA Computer Associates, June 2005-Aug.2007 – 2 years 1 month Midwest project management consultant.
PMO Director and auditor, CA Tech Services and the Clarity Division. Five major responsibilities, including: project practices oversight and governance, project manager training, Client project launch, audit management, and process re-engineering in Centers of Excellence. Appointed as Clarity Enterprise Project Manager to personally lead projects implementing advanced portfolio management software at Fortune 1000 Clients including Motorola,Affinia,Verizon, and the state government in Kentucky.
VanArsdale & Associates, Feb 1987-Present
PMO Mentor and Primavera Team Lead, IMS, Inc. and Unisys, 2004-2005. Contracted to Federal Government Senior PMO responsibility and team lead for Primavera and implementing the OPM3 on a federally-funded nation-wide software design, implementation, and deployment project with federal security clearance. Trained the federal government VHA software infrastructure upgrade project as Primavera Cost Manager, with certified project management with advanced Earned Value techniques and over 4,500 hours management experience.
Project Management Consultant IBM Data Management Group-U2 Solutions. 2002-2003. Major projects:Application deployment project planning for Marriott in Florida and for Dana Auto Parts MRP in Indiana.
Senior Project Manager, 1990-Present:Secured assignments 23 states and three countries. Major clients included: Sears Roebuck, Arthur Andersen, IBM, University of Chicago, and QVC Network. Ten years of contract work with TetraPak Lavel, on interfaces for Oracle™ BI, SAP™, and legacy ERP, including MRP interface project manager for the $700M global SAP manufacturing deployment, and supply-chain ERP business intelligence data warehousing and web-based customer reporting.. Five years experience as project auditor and analyst on advanced measurement and reporting tools, including a recent paper on ‘Triple Constraint Earned Value’ published by the Project Management Institute IS-SIG Journal..
Project Management Consultant, 2003-2005 PM Solutions Inc.
Vice President, Global Professional Services, 2000-2001 TigerLogic XML / Pick Systems
CIO and VP for Business Development, 1990-1993 Nuon, AG / Utilities, Inc.
PMO Manager and Senior Consultant, 1980-1990 Ten years at Allstate Insurance Company