Currently hold a Defense Industrial Security Clearance(DISC), Secret level clearance effective 4 February 2010.
Latest National Security position questionnaire (SF86) forDoD satellite programs in January 2010.
Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Florida - Awarded Masters of Science,
Management, Computer Based Management and Manufacturing. September, 1990
University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida- Awarded Bachelor of Arts,
Industrial Organizational Psychology, Management and Personnel. August, 1981
Experience Sr. Program and Engineering Project Manager. Experienced with online and e-business linking services. Committed to achieving significant program and performance improvements. Provide project oversite for complex developments using integrated standards. Providing technical control, proven planning within contract compliance, using standard industry processes, by guiding integrated resources, assigning cost, providing supply chain allocation and control. Work with subject matter experts in several areas of engineering (electrical, software, mechanical, fluids and facilities), for design engineering, testing, product development, engineering document control, and improved quality procedure standards, internal audit and gap processes, adding value, reducing waste and improving planned operations.Focused on increased program /project managementefficacy, product reliability, active financial reporting, contract compliance, safety protocols, safeguarding valuable assets and compliance with laws and FAR regulations. Lean Six Sigma green belt training (including IT procedures and services), Earned Value Management(EVM), ISO 9001 and human factors standards (Quality Manufacturing Practices) and international ISO regulations pertaining to design control requirements. Direct experience with FAA processes and rules, environmental health & safety and security management systems (DoD and non-DoD), internationally recognized quality standards and procedures including AS9100Quality Management Systems for the aerospace industry. Have a strong background in various technical disciplines with equivalent experiences. Work well with small business groups and support initiatives. OCONUS experience with British, German, French, Italian and Japanese space agencies when working Spacelab under the Space Shuttle program.
Jun. 2011-Nov. 2011 Mnemonics Inc, 3900 Dow Road, Suite J, Melbourne, Fl
Sr. Program Manager
Duties include: Managed high-level program objectives most recently for the Combat Trac II Crypto Modernization Initiative under a Cost Plus T&M (time and materials, $2.8M) contract to the Boeing Company. Interfaced with senior industry and government officials for concept and requirements definition. Provided the experience and skills needed to propel contracts forward. Worked internally with management, system and project engineering to confirm scope of estimate prior to bid development (assist in business development).Partnered with key specialists to shorten the required bid development time.Managed hundreds of skilled tasks involving senior engineering disciplines including software, firmware, PCB hardware design and product developers, and technical operations combined with quality, test and configuration management to meet best practices. This included integration for internal peer reviews, part identification (BOM), vender procurement, manufacturing work order development and revised technical design. Program milestone and cost tracking accomplished using MS Project 2010 and Earned Value Management (EVM) to measure and evaluate program performance, establish cost variance and define critical path scheduling. Provided monthly-integrated cost analysis profiles and reviews. Resource activities performed include multi-level team building, parallel and integrated task tracking while maintaining an operational perspective. In addition to managing the prime contract directly (www.Mnemonics.com/), two (2) subcontracts (Minerva Solutions Inc., www.fmssolutions.com/) were supported remotely. These were managed weekly via web-x status reviews and by confirming contract performance deliverables against milestones. Responsive customer contact was maintained with government and non-government groups (AF, NSA, DOD, Boeing commercial and technical specialist). Provided risk mitigation response for comprehensive action item closure. Sound judgment regularly exercised when responding to technical commitments. Maintained an overall contract awareness (RFP, cost definitization, budget limits) for deliverable and contract responsibility accomplishment. Responded to cost and pricing data for optional requirement submissions.
Cape Canaveral Air Force Station/ Patrick Air Force Base
Dec. 2001 – April 2011 Computer Sciences Raytheon, Patrick AFB, Florida
Atlas Program Managerfor Atlas II / III / V Programs - Range Operations Member of the Sr. Technical Staff,
Duties include: comprehensive experience in Program planning organized at a senior level. Technical design responsibilities for hundreds of program developed tasks and program cost developments and EVM assignments, critical path scheduling, senior level integrated management presentations and program cost analysis reviews. Experience includes a broad-based operational perspective of required support activities and launch related duties. Maintain close contact with customers and exercise sound judgments and initiative in response to technical request and issues. Complete knowledge of support contractor capabilities and Government contract responsibilities. Maintains a strong background in various technical disciplines with equivalent experiences. Requires frequent interface with all internal instrumentation super-systems, cross-departmental product assignments and technical interface with Air Force management, launch customers, other Government contractor and support agencies (Commercial, DoD, government, and small business).
Mar. 2000- Dec. 2001 Computer Sciences Raytheon, Patrick AFB, Florida,
Cost Account Executive – Range Operations Member of the Sr. Technical Staff,
Duties include: comprehensive experience organizing, budgeting, managing, planning, cost change control, cost estimating and variance analysis, cost system program management design and product management. Experience includes a broad based technical background working with government, and private commercial sector customers. Management and control of technical services definition related to funding and cost analysis. Comfortable with varying degrees of complexity and phased cost operation assignments. Serves as the single point of contact for fixed price mission cost development for commercial customers. Responds to special assignments from Sr. Management based on a combined understanding from over 22 years experience at Cape Canaveral and Kennedy Space Center. Includes operational and organizational aspects for several NASA centers and the 45th SpaceWing Air Force customers, under a cooperative and supportive relationship of responsibilities. Assisted in designing and developing broad based WEB tools to meet program standardization and coordination objectives.
1994 – 2000 Computer Sciences Raytheon, Patrick AFB, Florida,
Senior - Project Manager for Delta II / III / IVPrograms
Duties include: organizing, budgeting managing. planning, cost change control, cost estimating and variance analysis, cost system program management design and product management. Experience includes a broad based technical background working with government, and private commercial sector customers. Management and control of technical services definition related to funding and cost analysis. Comfortable with varying degrees of complexity and phased cost operation assignments. Serves as the single point of contact for fixed price mission cost development for commercial customers. Responds to special assignments from Sr. Management based on a combined understanding from over 22 years experience at Cape Canaveral and Kennedy Space Center. Includes operational and organizational aspects for several NASA centers and the 45th SpaceWing Air Force customers, under a cooperative and supportive relationship of responsibilities. Capable of designing and assisting in developing broad based WEB tools to meet program standardization and coordination objectives.
John F. Kennedy Space Center
1987-1994 McDonnell Douglas Space Systems Company, Kennedy Space Center, Florida.
Senior Launch Site Support Manager
Duties include: the primary point of contact for all spacecraft to vehicle technical coordination. Managed flight hardware integration for mission planning and provided product assurance prior to customer flight hardware deliveries. Provided mission assessments for electrical, mechanical ground and combined engineering systems; during vehicle/payload integration and prior to launch pad operations. Lead for customer scheduling, technical process flows, long/short range planning, requirement definition and safety-related developments. Evaluated funding issues for facility and launch services, and adjusted funding allocations for limited resources. Conducted spacecraft customer and senior level management presentations resulting in on-time readiness, processing and launch site success. Provided continuity integrated tasks for all phases of the ground processing; including standalone systems and interface testing, network development, integrated spacecraft to vehicle installations. Coordinated pre-launch, launch and on-orbit telemetry data collection for network tracking.
1984-1987 McDonnell Douglas Space Systems Company, Kennedy Space Center, Florida,
Test Engineering Manager
Duties include: Supervised engineering groups for hardware and software development activities at the Kennedy Space Center in the Shuttle Launch Control Center. Responsible for test team development (30-100 members), test requirements, procedure development, test planning and implementation of all governing test factors. Organized related development sites for NASA’s Kennedy and Marshall Space Flight Center science communities, European Space Agency community and various U.S. / Foreign university science teams.
1983-1984 McDonnell Douglas Space Systems Company, Kennedy Space Center, Florida,
Configuration Management Engineer
Duties include: Responsible for configuration development, implementation, research support, and timely completion of mission design packages. Developed customized work breakdown configuration structures to identify future maintenance requirements. Reviewed technical solutions and drawings for technical analysis and follow-up correction by engineering. Organized database services and periodic maintenance cycles for facility and flight operations.
1979-1983 McDonnell Douglas Space Systems Company, Kennedy Space Center, Florida,
Duties include: Responsible for quality assurance and activation of key Shuttle pad, vertical and horizontal processing facilities. Developed overall quality assurance plans to support equipment checkout, hardware installation, removal, and life cycle verifications. Also support quality-engineering plans to control ordinance installation, cryogenic fluid transfer and exotic propellant loading operations in the field.
Willing to support temporary adjustments in work schedule (nights, weekends, holidays, some travel).
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