Experienced professional with proven success in global manufacturing, healthcare, financial services, and automotive environments. Demonstrated skills in leading programs and projects from concept to completion ensuring on-time, on-budget, and on-target delivery. Extensive background in helping develop and implement processes and procedures that improve business efficiencies. Expertise in Oracle ERP modules, MDM, and EPM projects. Knowledgeable in Agile Methodologies. Well versed in master data management governance and stewardship, governance charter creation, and data integrity best practices and controls.
General Electric, Van Buren Township, MI
Sr Staff Technical Program Manager at GE Digital Technology, 2012-Present
As part of the GE Digital Financial EPM Team, I am the Program Manager and Product Manager for oracle Workforce Planning. Our mission is to standardize the ability to perform detailed Compensation & Benefits Planning and Analysis across GE. Currently, I am supporting several global regions and corporate staff
--Coordinated multiple interdependent projects, delivering programs on-time, on-budget, and meeting customer functional requirements
--Collaborated with Agile team members to effectively execute Scrum ceremonies through Sprint Planning, Retrospectives, Daily Standups.
--Demonstrated mastery of the intricacies of interactions and dynamics in Agile teams. Assured consistent, effective rhythms for agile & lean start-up rituals and artifacts.
Senior Project Manager Data Integration at GE Corporate IT,
Oversee developers migrating Business Unit ERP general ledger systems into Corporate Hyperion Financial Management applications. Partner with business units and corporate headquarters operations teams to guarantee project compliance and implement overall company vision. Create direction and execute tactics of project plans.
--Develop and explain alternatives to customers to negate resistance to new ideas.
--Lead creation of custom interfaces to corporate enterprise resource systems for Hyperion Financial Management.
--Manage process to deliver downstream data to GE Central General Ledger system.
Master Data Management Program Manager at GE Capital Treasury
Established guidelines for ongoing strategic enterprise master data issues including data convergence, standards, and synchronization. Directed MDM solutions for capital treasury team’s strategic initiatives. Led MDM 20-person team to produce MDM solutions, analyze data, determine MDM application architecture and lead MDM projects.
The Hackett Group, Various Locations
Senior Manager, 2011-2012
Directed oracle projects for high-profile clients ensuring on-time and within budget completion of all deliverables. Documented project activities including proposals, benchmarks, time tables, and issues. Advised clients on needs and potential solutions. Served as primary expert on Master Data Management. Led client workshops through technology assessments, establishing goverances, technology assessments, and data consolidation & cleansing. Acted as procurement benchmark analyst. Advised clients on best practices including channel strategies, cost analysis, and technology assessments.
--E-Rewards, Dallas, TX: Led Master Data Management effort for vendors, customers, projects, items, and chart of accounts. Guided client through numerous workshops to prepare master data governance structure, RACI matrix, master data processes, and MDM charter.
--McDonald’s, Oakbrook, IL: Supervised team reviewing MDM client architecture, data governance structure and guidance for dimensional hierarchy mastering for global financial reporting and planning.
--Getty Images, Seattle, WA: Administered MDM team to review existing client state, business requirement definition, and future state definition for customer and supplier data.
--PPG, Pittsburgh, PA: Guided company through extensive existing state evaluation, education sessions, fit/gap analysis and proof of concept for oracle R12 procurement applications.
Accenture, Various Locations
Senior Manager, 2007-2009, 2010-2011
Provided large-scale project strategic direction and consulting subject-matter expertise to promote significant increase in profitability, productivity and effectiveness. Worked with clients to establish preferred project scope and resolve mission-critical business issues. Aided sales efforts through proposals, staffing analysis, and accurate project plans. Directed 15 implementation personnel and project budgets. Trained and mentored internal staff and clients.
--U.S. Steel, Pittsburgh, PA: Served as program lead/manager focused on designing, analyzing, building, and testing oracle R12 applications including oracle Purchasing, oracle iProcurement, oracle iSupplier Portal and oracle Sourcing. Ensured project completion, success, and time management. Collaborated with implementation consultant to develop customized solutions exceeding customer’s objectives and needs.
--Visa, Forest City, CA: Worked as primary expert and architect for oracle iProcurement, purchasing, AME and supplier P-card modules in the U.S. and Canada. Helped plan, analyze, and develop project phases.
--Google, Mountain View, CA: Led development, testing and delivery of oracle-based e-commerce and B2B project. Configured punch-out catalogues and XML purchase orders.