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Project Manager Resume

Avondale Estates, GA

CAREER SUMMARY

Pursuing Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification will receive March 2010.
Open to various industries.

  • Project manager experience:
  • $500k financial system migration project for 48 separate acquisitions over a period of 18 months
  • network implementation and migration projects ranging in value from $25k to $100k
  • $600k construction project for a wine bar and restaurant
  • Hands-on experience with MS Office, MS Project, PMBOK processes, Microsoft networking technologies/software, Netscreen firewalls, and data backup strategies.
  • Manager of systems administrators, engineers and contractors.
  • Systematic solutions provider to organizations in order to maximize business process efficiency.
  • Successful technical client liaison for small, medium and enterprise organizations and technology vendor relationships.
  • Effective technical guidance advisor for solution development of business needs.

TECHNICAL SKILLS
Competency level rated on scale of 1-10 with level of 10 being the highest level.

Project Management Tools
PMBOK® Processes Level 7
MS Project Level 8
MS Excel Level 9
MS Visio Level 9
MS PowerPoint Level 9
MS Outlook Level 10

Operating Systems
MS Server 2003 Level 9
MS Exchange Server 2003 Level 8
MS Vista Level 8

Database Applications
MS SQL Server 2000 Level 8
MS Access Level 8

Firewalls/VPNs/Remote Access
Netscreen (Juniper Networks) Level 8
Netscreen Remote Client Level 8
Citrix MetaFrame v. 1.8 Level 9

Enterprise Backup & Antivirus Applications
Veritas BackupExec Level 9
Symantec Antivirus Corporate Edition Level 9
Trend Micro Antivirus/Messaging Suite for SMB Level 8

Networking Technologies
Point-to-Point Wide Area Networking (WANs) Level 8
Local Area Networking (LANs) Level 9
Client/Server Level 9

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, 02/2010-present
Project Manager
This project entails the relocation of The Confidential,from the South end of Tybee Island to a new facility on the North end of the Island in order to expand programs and improve the quality of the organization’s work.

  • Performing as project manager on a team of four project managers. Estimated project length is two years and value of $6.5m. This is a volunteer project.
  • Developing project plan.

Confidential,dba Tastings, A Wine Experience, Decatur, GA 2007-01/2010
Project Manager and General Manager
Project Manager and General Manager of a wine bar and bistro.

  • Led team of 20 construction contractors, engineers and architect through site selection, permit attainment, inspections, demolition and construction of restaurant space. All were direct reports. Total project length was two years and value was $600k.
  • Led team of 13 direct report employees through training and opening project of restaurant.
  • Managed staff of 12 restaurant staff and one assistant general manager.
  • Negotiated vendor services, contracts, distributors and purveyors.
  • Managed day to day operations of business.

Confidential,Avondale Estates, GA 2000-2007
Project Manager
Project Manager specializing in technology solutions for small and medium sized businesses.

  • Led teams of three to six direct reports for various network implementation and migration projects ranging in values from $25k to $100k.
  • Developed proposals and service level agreements.
  • Designed and implemented point-to-point WANs, LANs and VPN servers.
  • Assessed clients’ business needs and developed technical solutions for those needs.
  • Provided colleagues with technical expertise for recommendations and issue diagnosis and resolutions.
  • Provided technical support for end users.
  • Performed accounting and invoicing duties for company.

Client Projects
Confidential,
Implementation Project of Frame Relay T-1 for Corporate Office and Five City Wide Stores

  • This project entailed installation of a Wide Area Network across six offices via frame relay. My team consisted of one outside vendor, two systems engineers and one business owner. All team members were direct reports.

Network Cabling Project for Norcross, Douglasville and Alpharetta Stores

  • This project entailed installation of CAT5 cabling for these three locations. My project team consisted of two installation engineers. All team members were direct reports..

Corporate Office Network Move

  • This project entailed moving the hub of the WAN to a new corporate office location. My team consisted of two systems engineers. All team members were direct reports.

Network Upgrade

  • This project entailed a network upgrade from Windows Server 2000 to Windows Server 2003, implementation of a new Netscreen Firewall with VPN, Symantec Antivirus Corporate Edition, Veritas BackupExec, upgrade of ten workstations from Windows 95 to Windows XP, upgrade of Bluebird Auto Rental client/server system software, and upgrade of 30 Windows CE Winterminals for nine stores. My team consisted of three systems engineers. All team members were direct reports.

Confidential,
Network Assessment and Recommendation Implementation

  • This project entailed performing a detailed network assessment, RFP solicitations, and recommendation client buy-in and implementation for an optimized network. My team consisted of two systems engineers. All team members were direct reports.

Network Upgrade

  • This project entailed a network upgrade from Windows Server 2000 to Windows Server 2003, upgrade to a new Netscreen Firewall with VPN, Symantec Antivirus Corporate Edition Upgrade, Veritas BackupExec NAS Upgrade, and upgrade of 25 workstations. My team consisted of two systems engineers. All team members were direct reports.

Confidential,
Network Installation

  • This project entailed the installation of a Windows 2003 Server, a Netscreen Firewall, Symantec Antivirus Corporate Edition, a backup disaster recovery plan and five workstations. My team consisted of two systems engineers. All team members were direct reports.

Associated Therapies
Network Installation

  • This project entailed the installation of a Windows 2000 Server, a Netscreen Firewall, Symantec Antivirus Corporate Edition, Veritas BackupExec and four workstations. My team consisted of two systems engineers. All team members were direct reports.

Network Upgrade

  • This project entailed the upgrade of a Windows 2000 Server to a Windows 2003 Server, an upgrade of to a new Netscreen Firewall with VPN/Remote Clients, an upgrade of Symantec Antivirus Corporate Edition, an upgrade of Veritas BackupExec, an implementation of a backup disaster recovery plan and upgrades of four workstations. My team consisted of two systems engineers. All team members were direct reports.

Confidential,
Network Installation

  • This project entailed the installation of a Windows 2003 Server, a Netscreen Firewall with VPN, Symantec Antivirus Corporate Edition, Veritas BackupExec, a backup disaster recovery plan and five workstations. My team consisted of two systems engineers. All team members were direct reports.

Confidential,Atlanta, GA 2000
Project Manager of Network Systems
Managed network infrastructure projects for Internet web development and marketing company.

  • Designed and implemented network infrastructure.
  • Developed and managed technology vendor relationships.
  • Mentored and supervised systems administrators.
  • Performed software compliance audit.
  • Negotiated software and vendor contracts for telecommunications, software, service level agreements and hardware.

Confidential,Atlanta, GA 1998-2000
Project Manager of Financial Systems
Responsible for global financial systems projects (Solomon IV) for Internet web development company with 14 world-wide offices.

  • Led teams of four to eight members for a $500k financial system migration project for 48 separate acquisitions over a period of 18 months.
  • Built and managed MIS relationship with global financial departments.
  • Provided 24/7 Level III technical support for 12 U.S. financial departments and two international financial departments.
  • Supervised third party vendors during application deployments.
  • Managed three system administrators.
  • Managed and implemented enterprise wide upgrade of client/server financial system and thin client technology.
  • Developed online closing status report for enterprise wide month-end, quarter-end and year-end financial closings for enterprise Intranet.
  • Compiled metrics for system uptime reporting.

Confidential,Atlanta, GA 1995-1998
Financial Systems Consultant
Implemented and supported Solomon IV (financial software) for small and medium sized businesses.

  • Installation specialist for approximately 90 implementations of Solomon IV.
  • Diagnosed and resolved software issues for Solomon IV installations.
  • Designed MS Access databases for data manipulation and reporting purposes from Solomon IV.

EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATION

The Project Management Certificate Program: The Kerzner Approach® to Project Management Excellence

2009
EMORY UNIVERSITY, Atlanta, GA
Project Management Training

2000
MICROSOFT CERTIFIED SYSTEMS ENGINEER, Atlanta, GA

Bachelor of Arts,

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