Catherine Collins


Director, Ally Financial

Location: Charlotte NC



Certified ScrumMaster

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Catherine A. Collins

Transition and transformation executive, with creative approach to change management. 20 years of experience building, leading high performance teams to accomplish challenging objectives in crazy times.

Areas of Expertise

  • Transition/Transformation: Leading change, building new divisions, creating centers of excellence, company/system and process conversions and sunset/shut down activities
  • Management: Large scale cross-functional teams, virtual teams, International and domestic
  • Program/Project/Portfolio Management: Create and improve PMOs: process, people technology. Development of schedules, resource and cost management.
  • Technology: Combination of system/data design, integration and implementation
  • Sales: Combination of investment, banking, professional, enhanced and operational services
  • Operations: Direct management and development of business operations
  • International: Assessing, developing and implementing initiatives across multiple regions: Latin America, North America, Japan, China, India, Australia and Europe
  • Marketing: Trade shows, identity programs, press releases, collateral, multimedia campaign development, Go to market strategy, business plans, new product launches, commercialization, communications planning, business research and data mining
  • Industries: Financial Services, Insurance, Banking, Manufacturing, Health, Entertainment and Technology

Education, Certifications, Memberships and Awards

· Certified Agile Scrum Master

· Certified, Six Sigma Black Belt DFSS

· Member of ASQ, PMI & Scrum Alliance

· Awarded Better Business Bureau/Fair Business Council, Customer Service Excellence 2000' award

· Awarded ITSMA (Information Technology Service Marketing Association), Service Marketing Excellence Award, for New Service Innovation 1999' -Network Imaging Services

· Held: NY Notary Public, NYS Life Insurance, series 6 and 63

· Bachelor of Arts in Psychology/Business Management- Nazareth College, Rochester, NY