Experienced Technical Project Professional with a Successful Track Record for Driving Improved Cost, Schedule and Project Performance through Continuous Improvement in Aerospace, Science, and Technology Projects
Providing over 10 years of technical project management expertise as a Project Management Professional and Systems Engineer with a history of strong technical leadership, planning and control, and business analysis experience in the aerospace and defense industry. Thriving on challenging projects and collaborative, fast-paced environments offering strong aptitude and demonstrated success in effective team management, data analysis, risk management, and schedule development. With a diverse background and a critical thinking mindset, provides innovative strategic processes and technologies to enhance business efficiency and improved decision making. Highly regarded for ability to interpret big data into actionable information allowing for integration of technical, cost, and schedule data for increased visibility of project performance.
- Program Planning and Control
- Program and Project Management
- Data Analytics and Statistical Interpretation
- Systems Integration and Software Engineering
- Team Collaboration and Leadership Skills
- Sustainment and Life Cycle Management
- Articulate Oral and Written Communicator
* Designed, planned, and executed transition of Lockheed Martin's core financial data center to a modernized, virtualized architecture with improved redundancy and availability. Achieved significant cost savings and business efficiencies.
* Facilitated implementation of software development lifecycle (SDLC) project management best practices for Department of Defense software deployment project allowing for on-time delivery of long-delayed releases.
* Participated as content editor for the Project Management Institute's (PMI) Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) 5th Edition Risk Management chapter. Collaborated with content team to incorporate feedback from project management practitioners around the world and refined existing content to include latest best practices.
* Support NASA funded Hawaii Space Exploration Analog and Simulation (HI-SEAS) Mars analog research study in a mission support role providing critical, time-delayed, communication to isolated crewmembers.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Master of Aeronautical Science; Aerospace Management, Space Studies
Thesis: Effectiveness of Project Performance Measurement Standards in the Aerospace Industry
Florida Institute of Technology
Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration, Computer Information Systems
Senior Planner - NASA, GOES-R Program (2014 - Present)
Support NOAA's largest technical development project to develop a state-of-the-art ground system to process data from the next-generation of weather observing satellites. Performed technical oversight n vendor supplied project schedule deliverables and provided guidance and training to ensure consistent and efficient schedule development and control. Responsible for design, development, and integration of an Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) consisting of numerous sub-projects across multiple contractors and federal agencies encompassing the satellite ground system.
* Constructed Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) compliant with NASA, NOAA, and GOES-R program office standards. Aligned existing, disparate project schedules with WBS and created a master-level project schedule with integrated sub-projects.
* Identified gaps in existing schedule management processes and procedures. Standardized project control methods ensuring alignment and compliance with Center, Agency, and Federal project management directives, policies, and regulations.
* Monitor and audit contractor schedule deliverable and scheduling systems to ensure compliance with the schedule management plan, Statement of Work (SOW), and Contract Data Requirements List (CDRL). Conduct project schedule critical path analysis, evaluation of schedule performance, and develop trend and variance analysis reports.
* Developed schedule metrics analysis tool providing for current and historical assessment of baseline performance, forecast execution, and schedule health assessment.
* Received GOES-R Process Improvement / Innovation Award for implementation of Primavera P6 and data migration from Microsoft Project allowing for improved performance monitoring across ground and flight project segments.
Lead Schedule Manager - Department of Defense, F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Program (2012 - 2014)
Provided lead subject matter expertise to F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Program Office military and civilian leadership, in addition to international partners, on Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) reporting and analysis, including critical path management, schedule development, and forecast accuracy. Supported, and trained, Integrated Product Teams (IPT) through Integrated Baseline Reviews (IBR), Program Management Reviews (PMR), and IMS "deep dive" reviews. Briefed senior program leadership on schedule execution metrics, "what-if" analysis, and reconciled differences in IMS Contract Data Requirements List (CDRL) submissions.
* Led semi-annual Schedule Risk Assessment (SRA) in concert with fiscal year Estimate at Complete (EAC) analysis. Utilized statistical analysis to quantify technical and programmatic risks to determine probability of completion of program milestones and associated trends.
* Coordinated with multiple prime contractors and suppliers to remediate discrepancies in schedule baselines and summary milestone schedule dates.
* Created innovative, automated technical solutions to allow for improved processing and data analysis of multiple, extremely large schedules while reducing the time required, by a magnitude of multiple days, to analyze the supplier provided data.
Technical Project Manager - Department of Defense, Integrated Disability Evaluation System (IDES) (2011 - 2012)
Led technical project team in management and coordination of multiple-phase, congressionally mandated software development implementation initiative to increase collaboration between the Department of Defense and the Department of Veteran Affairs. Formulated and maintained top-level project plan and schedules, defined technical support requirements, and monitored schedule and cost performance. Served as interface and technical subject matter expert between the Project Management Office and regional technical staff.
* Reduced existing six-month baseline slip to an on-time delivery when the final software product was rolled-out during the first phase. Utilized lessons learned to provide for future performance improvements throughout remaining deployment phases.
* Applied project management techniques and performance analysis best practices, including implementation of a work breakdown structure (WBS) and introduction of agile software lifecycle methodologies, reducing project cost and schedule.
* Consistently exceeded government customer's expectations and satisfaction during contract and staff transition phase, in addition to high-level project audits, by fostering a continuous improvement environment in addition to defining and implementing processes and procedures.
Technical Project Manager - United States Federal Government (2010)
Contributed surge support leading multi-disciplinary federal government team responsible for multiple technology projects. Managed schedule and overall project plan, performed earned value analysis, and defined resource and technical support requirements. Provided weekly metric status updates to senior leadership and reported on project progress to senior level management.
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