Summary

Objective To successfully apply appropriate technology to business problems in a predictable, cost controlled manner resulting in compliant, well-controlled, quality systems for business use. Biography Bill Gutches has over 20 years experience in the information systems industry. His client industry experience encompasses a broad range including Banks and Brokerage firms, Health Care, Pharmaceuticals, Engineering, Insurance, Computer Hardware and Software Vendors, Federal, State and Local Government agencies, Manufacturing, Education, and Consulting. His strengths are focused on best practices across the life cycle including Project Management, Software Engineering, and Unified Modeling Language techniques. Mr. Gutches has worked extensively in managing projects and programs focused on improving the performance and compliance levels of Information Technology and Business organizations. Bill possesses excellent communication skills and has experience interacting with people at all levels of an organization. He is a strong leader and a great team player.

Work History

Work History
Jan 2008 - Present

Vice President, Operations

SMITHBRIDGE CONSULTING, INC.

Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business - we are a provider of Contract and Full Time Placement resources in Human Resources, Engineering, Automation Security, and Information Technology.

Dec 2007 - Present

Pharmacy Business Development

PENNSYLVANIA DRUG CARD
Contacting Pharmacists and Colleges throughout Pennsylvania about our FREE Discount Card available to all residents which can save 10% to 75% on retail price of prescription medications.
May 2007 - Present

Instructor / Developer

WHG and Associates, Inc.
Developing Practical Project Management seminar materials; Offering to Business Professionals and 'underemployed' as a pragmatic set of tools and techniques for running projects and overseeing others running projects for these professionals.
Mar 2006 - Present

President

WHG and Associates, Inc.
With my own company, I can clearly focus on my professional mission: to provide high quality and well controlled solutions to business need. It's what I do. And, over the years, I have found quite a number of people who are very capable of delivering quality and value in a consultative environment and my hope is to get them engaged in delivering that value with our customers.
May 2007 - Oct 2008

Principal Consultant

Motor Vehicle Commission
Implement a Program Management Office to oversee the performance of the winning Contractor for an RFP to replace major components of the State's Driver and Business Licensing functionality. Establish the governance requirements based on Best Practices in Project and Program Management and within the requirements specified in the associated Oversight RFP.
May 2006 - Apr 2007

Engagement Manager and Project Manager

SummitQwest, Inc.

Reinforce the Project Management Office standards and guidelines, conduct the PMO and projects that are scheduled, manage the consulting resources placed at the client site for SummitQwest.

Nov 2003 - Mar 2006

Project Manager

CDI Corporation
Responsible for managing IT projects targeted at improving capabilitis in the back office operations of CDI; Personally initiated a revision to the incumbent Project Management Methodology - now actively being rolled out to Internal IT and being considered for Corporate PMO Contributions.
2002 - 2003

Program Manager - HIPAA

Independence Blue Cross

Manage the HIPPA Privacy and Security Training Program for the workforce at IBC.  Develop and deliver the introductory training program to all members of that workforce in time for the April 2003 mandated deadline.  Succeeded in training 7,800 members of the workforce two weeks (ten work days) ahead of the scheduled completion date.

Sep 2000 - Sep 2002

Regional VP of Implementation Quality Assurance

RCG IT, Inc.
Oversight, measurement, training, and remediation for RCG's CMM Certification. Responsible for Sales, Recruiting, and Delivery oversight for six office, three RVPs (sales), thirteen Account Managers, three recruiting teams, twenty one Project Managers to assure that all pursuits and deliveries were conducted in compliance with our published practices. Improved quality, customer satisfaction, and compliance by over 75% in first 6 months.
1999 - 2000

Division Delivery Director

CapGemini Ernst & Young

Entered as Project Manager and billable resource for branch customers.  Promoted to Unit Delivery Manager for the Philadelphia office where I was responsible to assure Customer Satisfaction and the preservation of the CGA ISO9001 Project Management Certification.  PRomoted, again, to Division Delivery Director of the Financial Sector with the same responsibilities for a broader audience and geography.

1998 - 2000

Project Manager

Sep 1995 - Oct 1997

National Services Director

Andersen Consulting
Coordinate training and consulting services to licensed customers of Method/1, Design/1, Install/1, and FCP. Successfully sold 4.1M in services first year to Government and Health Care clients in US, Canada, and Mexico.
Aug 1991 - Sep 1995

Senior Consultant

SECA Corporation
Developed Software Engineering methodology - topics included Design, Maintenance, Testing Techniques, Project Management, Business Process Re-Engineering; Developed training materials and delivered stand-up training classes successfully; Sold and delivered training, consulting, and methodology licenses.

Education

Education
2000 - 2000

PMP

RCG IT, Inc.
Taught subsequent classes for RCG PMP.
Sep 1967 - Mar 1968

CDP

Pierce Junior College
1964 - 1968

General Business

Villanova University

Certifications

Certifications

Project Management Professional

RCG IT, Inc.