PROFILE

SUMMARY

5+Years of Progressive Experience in managing agile teams at Fortune 500 companies. Teach undergraduate students about new methodologies for agile and how it is applied in the work place. Experienced trainer of project management practices for Agile, PMP, ITIL.

EXPERIENCE

United Health Group

2015 March - Present

Scrum Master

Basking Ridge,NJ , UNITED STATES

Simplilearn

2013 August - Present

Trainer

NJ , UNITED STATES

University of Phoenix

2011 March - 2014 December

Adjunct Faculty Business Information Systems

Chicago , UNITED STATES

University of Phoenix School of Business teach undergraduate courses in business information systems. Teach undergraduate students the entire lifecycle of business information systems. Coach students to achieve optimal performance on homework assignments and classroom presentations. Lead students to achieve building relationships with team members for learning team project requirements.

PMI Chicagoland

2010 July - 2012 June

Director of Technology-Website

14 Campus Boulevard Newtown Square, PA 19073-3299 , UNITED STATES

Team of the Year Award 2012 : Tech Website Team of the Year Award 2011. Website Project for end of calendar year huge cost savings to Chapter. Maintain pmi-chicagoland.org current website and spearhead the website redesign of new website. User Administration: Maintain and update user accounts of 3,800 user community. Assist users with password reset procedures. Site Administration: Update web pages on ad-hoc basis to ensure current information is up-to-date. Project Management: Facilitate bi-weekly technology team meetings, set-up meetings with vendors and chapter board members and directors. Website Redesign: Spearhead the team of project manager volunteers in website redesign project.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, New Mexico, Oklahoma & Texas

2011 August - 2014 April

Enterprise PMO Project Manager/Scrum Master

Chicago , UNITED STATES

Scrum Agile Project:Scrum Agile development to transfer existing COBOL code to JAVA application platform. Successfully ran daily standups and reviewed with the team Sprint Retrospectives. Successful pilot enabled future migration to JAVA application platform Accomplishments: Project Budget :4 Million Project Team Size :40+ Resources Orientation and Additional Communication project immediately established transparency of work completed and future work that needed to be completed. Successfully managed multiple product change requests. Established a strong core team cohesion and established standard communication standard to the project team and project leadership. Assisted the IT leadership with deployment planning this was a new process to the technical team because this was new application deployed in the project portfolio. My responsibility included hands on creation of deployment plans establishing deployment meetings. Project Budget 1.5 Million Project Team Size 40+ Resources Accomplishments: Gathered high level requirements gained consensus from HMO IL and HMO TX teams. Manage multiple workstreams with different application groups. Successfully assist Provider Network team onboard 92 new medical groups. Successfully ensure correct deployment correct product CCSP team Project Budget 2 Million Team Size 20 + Resources Siebel CRM 8.1 Upgrade scope this project entailed upgrade enterprise technology platform that HCSC uses for their customer service call centers. HEDIS Server upgrade project Project Budget 10 Million Team Size 40+ Web Fundamentals: Webtrends scope involved updating metadata on the company's website to track customer trends IT Infrastructure upgrade of the company servers to handle incoming bandwith of website traffic.

Project Management Institute

2012 April - 2012 June

PMI Global Volunteer

14 Campus Boulevard Newtown Square, PA 19073-3299 , UNITED STATES

Awards Committee Evaulator Evaluate project management publications impact to the project management practice.

PROJECTS

Skills

  • SharePoint
  • Vendor Management
  • Project Management
  • Program Management
  • PMP
  • PMO
  • SDLC
  • Business Analysis
  • Cross-functional Team Leadership

EDUCATION

  • DePaul University

    2005-2007

    MSc, Business Information Technology

  • DePaul University

    1998-2002

    BSC, Management Information Systems

CERTIFICATION

  • Big Data for Better Performance Certificate of Achievment
  • Leadership Development
  • ITIL V3 Foundation
  • Microsoft MOUS
  • PMP-Project Management Professional
  • Certified Scrum Professional
  • Certified Scrum Master
  • Six Sigma Green Belt
  • Certified Business Architect