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Practice Lead Resume

SUMMARY:

  • Combination of servant - leader and coach who is a highly motivating executive with more than 20 years of experience of designing, improving, enhancing, expanding, and establishing world-class implementations for both business operations and IT organizations.
  • Reads the technology industry, professional service methodologies, operations, early performance indicators in the market and from within operations to derive best of class approaches.
  • Leverages pragmatism. Just because it can be answered by technology does not mean it should be.
  • Collaborates with other executives to foster strategies and designs milestones.
  • Measurement of performance is a KPI in all instances.
  • Develops clear messaging for employees and interested third party team members.
  • Evangelizes the objectives. Drives the team to the desire to achieve better and more every day.
  • Managed project budgets up to $64M. Teams sized from medium to very large (12 direct to 4,000 indirect).
  • Achieves “side” ROI benefits in addition to schedule/planned. Seizes opportunities to improve. Creates an environment where everyone is vigilant on improvement.
  • Experienced across multiple industries. Passionate learner.

EXPERTISE AREA:

  • Information Technology Consulting Strategic Business Planning Enterprise Architecture Solutions Design
  • Data Governance & Optimization SAP MDG/MDM Process Improvement Training & Development
  • Project Management Change Management Team Leadership Cost Optimization and Revenue Growth
  • S4/HANA Deep knowledge and experience with SAP Eco System

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Practice Lead

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • First non-founding executive team member.
  • Established clear delivery objectives, policies, procedures, goals and organizational structure.
  • Designed delivery methodologies.
  • Streamlined onshore to offshore hand off processes.
  • Instituted PMO and introduced MS Project Online with standards.
  • Reengineered delivery processes with a objective, date driven approach while retools skills of highly professional and talented technical resources.
  • Instituted soft skill programs. Created Auritas Culture of Excellence.
  • Managed an average of 24 open engagements in parallel.
  • Assisted Client Partners with closing largest engagements in company’s history.
  • Improved consultant efficiency from 62% utilization to 126%. Increased staff headcount by 28 resources.
  • Provided guidance to build out off-shore model and was instrumental in developing the Global Delivery Center. Invests heavily in people. Opportunity exists, not limits.

Managing Director

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Founded Champion Business Solutions’ consulting practice to provide comprehensive strategic, top-down data architecture guidance to companies addressing complex issues ranging from new product development to IT services like data governance, master data management and data strategy roadmaps.
  • Established standards, formats and change management discipline for data architecture methodology, templates, and deliverables.
  • Provided technical and functional solutions for master data management, data governance, and data strategy/roadmap, data migration, and data cleansing engagements including;

Confidential, Mundelein, IL

Senior Director Solutions and Sales Support

Responsibilities:

  • Provided leadership to establish third pillar of services.
  • The third pillar of services was Master Data Governance and Master Data Management tied into extended Business Objects Data Services programs.
  • Designed and developed sales approach and delivery methodology with SAP and Confidential .
  • Expanded capabilities of Confidential .
  • Retooled consulting resources for the delivery demands.
  • Provided pre-sales and sales support. Provided executive sponsorship.

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Vice President Professional Services

Responsibilities:

  • Supported sales, product development and operational management.
  • Developed, implemented all policies and procedures for consulting support groups.
  • Designed first generation of master data management tools and automation toolsets.
  • Designed toolsets as SAAS which was an industry first.
  • Designed a GUI front end for SAP to simplify and ease data entry by individual role and responsibility.

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Director

Responsibilities:

  • Created offerings for SAP implementations and installations.
  • Developed Master Data Management solutions and offerings.
  • Responsible for hiring all North America employees.
  • Established new hiring policies and procedures.
  • Introduced new resourcing partners to improve resource acquisition.
  • Provided onboarding and training to all resources for proper process mapping and engagement activities.
  • Designed procedures for teaching consultants to be consultants
  • Implementations included the full SAP Suite.

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