Dave Farkas is a Senior Management Consultant at the Associate Level with Booz Allen Hamilton. He is currently providing strategic consulting and support to senior level staff at the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). While implementing a large scale ERP deployment of SAP, he recommends and implements best practices and industry standards for project management and the PMO. At a recent client, he served as the IT PMO Manager providing strategic and tactical oversight for technology projects, programs, and portfolios with combined budgets exceeding $80 million. He provided daily leadership and management oversight to a large team of project managers and led process improvement teams to enhance processes of the technology department.
As a Senior Management Consultant with Draper & Associates, Mr. Farkas led the restructure of a large financial transaction department resulting in a 22% decrease in staff and an annual savings of $300,000 in labor while maintaining current workload and increasing productivity. Mr. Farkas facilitated cross-functional sessions with managers, team leads, consultants, and project managers and presented restructuring proposals to executive management for approval. He led the initiative to map business processes and workflows using MS Visio to create as-is and to-be business models and implemented the approved plan to restructure the department.