Chris Gentry

  

Project Manager, NA

Location: Austin, TX

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Certifications

Certified ScrumMaster

Groups I belong to

Agile Austin

Biography

Chris Gentry is a highly educated, business and technically competent IT professional with 3+ years of experience involved in small-medium sized projects. Chris also likes to be involved in the community in volunteer activities and events. Chris is the type of individual who is consistently innovative displaying endless creativity and persistence, while capable of delivering projects, managing team members, and training newer employees simultaneously. Chris brings a positive spirit that challenges the status-quo of the organization.

Work experience

VisionG, Founder
March 2012 - Present, Cedar Park, TX, United States
Founded a nonprofit organization to host soft-skill training seminars approved by the Texas Workforce Commission. Learned how to form a business, and also performed these various business aspects; the elevator pitch, formed the business model, created a business plan/lean canvas, estimated financial projections including budget preparation, and pitched to potential investors for venture capital. Performed all operations including: conducted board meetings, word of mouth marketing, website creation, formed relationships with other nonprofits, recruited local SMEs as potential training mentors. Created a profit entity of the organization that assists business decision makers in improving internal employee satisfaction by surveying existing employees and performing a SWOT analysis of the company.

Q2ebanking, Project Manager
July 2011 - March 2012, Austin, TX, United States
Project manager of online banking projects and also served as my own Implementation Engineer specializing in re-prioritized and custom delivery projects. Delivered 35+ e-banking projects for banking industry clients whose yearly revenues were between $70 million and $5.5 billion. Coordinated stakeholder project contribution, project communication, and consult banking clients on Q2ebanking product suite. Received an e-mail of praise sent to the Sr. VP of Operations regarding professionalism, courtesy, and capability.

Leander ISD, Database Specialist
August 2010 - July 2011, Leander, TX, United States
Accountable for advanced reporting and data submissions after the first three months of employment. Performed security administration, assisted in internal database maintenance of 30,000+ student records and demographics, end-user consulting and training, created DBMS documentation and process charts. Learned and branded an internal ERP application and created a help-desk ticketing system that is highly praised, offers advanced reporting, and enhanced the department’s customer service capabilities. Led employee training on help-desk ticketing system and Microsoft Project 2007.

Leander ISD, Database Specialist
August 2010 - July 2011, Leander, TX, United States
Accountable for advanced reporting and data submissions after the first three months of employment. Performed security administration, assisted in internal database maintenance of 30,000+ student records and demographics, end-user consulting and training, created DBMS documentation and process charts. Learned and branded an internal ERP application and created a help-desk ticketing system that is highly praised, offers advanced reporting, and enhanced the department’s customer service capabilities. Led employee training on help-desk ticketing system and Microsoft Project 2007.

Wayne State College, Programmer Analyst
August 2009 - June 2010, Wayne, NE, United States
Interim programmer analyst responsible for fulfilling the majority of operational and reporting duties in the administrative systems department. Main responsibilities included end-user consultation, security administration, deadline driven data submission and reports, and daily functional reports. Generated 4-8 daily quantitative ad-hoc reports.

Fiserv, Inc., Client Service Analyst
September 2006 - January 2009, Lincoln, NE, United States
Perform on-site implementation of paper-to-electronic banking conversion projects. Coordinated and successfully implemented 25+ e-conversions for banking industry clients whose yearly revenues were between $10 million and $500 million. Fiserv product suite consultant discussing application design, necessary banking operations, and customer service enhancements. Led on-site and also remote training for clients teaching the Fiserv product suite for each 25+ e-conversion(s). Perform in-house customer support duties when not on-site.