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Ceo/it Pm Consultant Resume

Winston-salem, NC

SUMMARY:

  • I’m a professional who helps companies optimize their resources so they can increase revenue and reduce cost.
  • Senior professional with a history of providing mindful leadership to improve capabilities, project and operational performance for global organizations.
  • Proven expert strategist in designing, building, implementing, and optimizing new product solutions to move business in a strategic direction
  • Strong ability to interact and communicate with a diverse population and varying levels of management with ease.
  • Routinely relied upon for action plans, epics, personas and scrum stories.
  • Self - starter, motivated achiever with demonstrable ability and knowledge to articulate enhancements and innovation new business processes.
  • I have the background in delivering consistent large strategic wins.
  • I bring out the best in my teams by letting them do what they do best I facilitate and orchestrate to keep moving forward, on the right track and accountable from end to end.

CORE COMPETENCIES:

Effective Servant Leader

Waterfall, Scrum performance

High Performance team building

Product Development Teams

Financial/Budgeting SLA

Building world class teams

Full End to End Design and Delivery

Forward Looking

Problem-solving skills

TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE SKILLS:

MS Project, MS Office 365/2016 Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Visio UML, SharePoint

IT-PMO, Simple Sheets, QuickBooks Manufacturing

Plastic product design & Injection Molds, PCB Electronics

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

CEO/IT PM Consultant

Confidential, Winston-Salem, NC

Responsibilities:

  • Managed engineering teams on new product development, Working with global services engineering and manufacturing companies for new product build and deployment.
  • Developed new product and submitted for Utility patent 16/177,981
  • Developed a new product business and marketing plan, Due diligence and market research concluded that product sales in US & Canada.
  • Developed an engineering roadmap for new product to be manufactured in US, but also a contingency plan for tooling to be made in Mexico and manufacturing in US.
  • As information systems consultant I evaluate current systems and develop strategic plans, I created scope, budgeting, extensive researching system for site evaluations and industry trends in a manufacturing site.
  • IT Infrastructure consultant, Daimler Truck North America, Manufacturing infrastructure site survey, documented recommendations for network infrastructure wired and wireless.
  • Symmetry Financial Group, Consultant Nov 2018-Sept 2019

IT Infrastructure Mainframe PM

Confidential, Salisbury, NC

Responsibilities:

  • Managing expenditures to save synergy dollars for the data centers during Confidential.
  • Planning the move of the Mainframe hardware to Z-Cloud utilizing IBM managed infrastructure services, AWS Cloud, Created daily stand up Scrum meetings.
  • Successfully managed the IBM Mainframe Software upgrade, OS was four levels down on code for Z/OS - CICS - DB2.
  • VTS/VTL analysis proposed alternative perspective, end of technology mainframe storage array. Researched and found decommissioned VTS/VTL and negotiated price for used equipment with computer scrap company in MN. This saved the company from investing in new equipment for less than a two year contract.

IT Infrastructure Project Manager

Confidential, Winston Salem, NC

Responsibilities:

  • Managed enterprise data center switch upgrade Cisco 9506 to Cisco 9710 that doubled bandwidth from 8 GB to 16 GB and port capacity, completion in 4 weeks was a win for the IT teams.
  • BMC change management documentation for US and International sites Infrastructure.
  • C-suite weekly status reports.
  • Managed cisco ISE port lockdown at 29 US and International manufacturing sites, I negotiated solutions and resolve issues with plant managers,
  • Created project plans with weekly kickoff and go/no go meetings with managers and best practices for the security team.
  • Liaison/Advocate between acquired Confidential manufacturing and BE engineering groups for Macola ERP move from Confidential domain to B/E domain upgrading Macola 9.65 to 10, collaborated framework, Issue tracking and identified risk.
  • SDLC Q-Pulse database Dev to Prod migration resolving product issues and project risk mitigate risk with solutions between stakeholder and contract company resulting in a win for stakeholder.

Founder/Entrepreneur

Confidential, Germanton, NC

Responsibilities:

  • Passion Self- Starter defined product features through early innovation and rapid prototyping saving on R&D cost.
  • Perform product and gross margin analysis.
  • Created budgets and marketing plans, Utilized waterfall approach in product design cost-effective design.
  • Prepared financial analysis reports in support of new product launch, created project & marketing plans with milestones.
  • Researched and implemented ZOHO CRM as a companywide initiative.
  • Created product information for customers, Sales team and customer service. Slashed administration costs 30% by negotiating pricing and fees with local and global suppliers resolving product issues in delivery, quality and inventory.

IT Infrastructure Project Manager

Confidential, Charlotte, NC

Responsibilities:

  • Created WBS for 12 remote UNIX / window engineers working to move the remaining server infrastructure environment out of Cassy Hill data center.
  • Utilized excel macros to develop inventory product change requests to minimize issues with management.

IT Project Manager

Confidential, Winston Salem, NC

Responsibilities:

  • Organized teams and communicated requirements to move of 41 SUN Servers and 6 NETAPP NAS from NC to NY

Brocade Switch Administrator

Confidential, Greensboro, NC

Responsibilities:

  • Managed the infrastructure test lab for Legacy and Enterprise system engineers to provide proof-of-concept pilot for virtualization of Windows and UNIX servers to VMware. POC for EMC’s new products Avamar & Data Domain
  • Created work plans for the change control board, infrastructure and microcode, feature upgrades for all Dell, HP UNIX, Windows servers and Storage hardware and Teradata
  • Designed the architecture for SAN & Network infrastructure for San Antonio Data Center DR, TEST, DEV and QA.
  • Team Leader and SME for storage and switch project, team leader replacing ED140 to Brocade 48K fiber switches affecting 625 Windows and 540 UNIX Servers, EMC storage, Teradata, Cisco, IBM Power Systems.

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