Dynamic, award-winning global Program Management Leader and Business Thinker who gets to the heart of strategy and drives transformation and technical evolution. Senior Influencer to C-suite executives who ensures high-performing PMOs are embedded and thriving in an organization’s DNA to meet rapidly shifting market landscapes. Business Driver with bias for direct action and implementing achievable roadmaps and value realization that are fully aligned with portfolio investment strategies. Develops diverse teams and empowers individuals to perform at their best, while cultivating a passion for accountability and learning. Cross-cultural background rescuing, stabilizing, turning around and creatively resolving troubled projects and critical programs for market leaders across many industry sectors: telecommunications, business technology, aircraft, construction, manufacturing, healthcare, chemicals, wealth management, and education. Representative results:
Vision: Established Verizon’s first cross-functional governance body to strategically prioritize mission-critical projects based on alignment with strategic goals, priorities and the potential for Return on Investment, while optimizing Honeywell IT PMO to reduce cycle times and accelerate results.
Deployed an integrated project portfolio management solution supporting 1,200-person global team at companies like AT&T, UBS, Intel, Verizon and Honeywell that managed a range of $200M-$287M project investment portfolio.
Product Development Management: Led complex programs and mentor project managers to lead effectively and deliver on time. Reduced product development cycle time by 50% in 18 months at Verizon and Honeywell.
Talent Leadership: Developed companywide in-house PMO training program and participated in multiple global community training for PMI, Gartner, and ILL, including technical leadership and business knowledge areas and innovation; trained over 10,000 PMs around the world.
Awards: Platinum Bravo Award, Honeywell, PMO of the Year Award, Verizon; Excellence Award, Intel; VP Performance Plus, AT&T