Drake Gearheart

  

Program Manager

Location: Greater London


Certifications

Certified ScrumMaster

Groups I belong to

London, UK

Biography

Program Manager with 17 years of international working experience in Management Consulting, IT Solutions Consulting, Agile Practitioner, Enterprise and Program PMO roles.

My interestes and focus are on planning, portfolio and pipeline management in Strategic Transformation & Change , in related areas of Governance and Compliance, in particular “Adopting Agile in the Enterprise” scenarios.

Work experience

Australia New Zealdnd Bank, Program Planning Manager
May 2011 - August 2012, Singapore, Singapore
Led overall program planning of AUD$180MM post M&A implementation of two Cash Management products across RBS and ABN AMRO acquisitions as well as existing ANZ operations in 14 Asia-Pacific countries.

Adams Gabbert & Associates, Project Manager
June 2008 - December 2008, Overland Park, Kansas, United States
Stood up Enterprise PMO for USD$60MM post M&A integration of Fortune 500 transport company, led customization of Program & Portfolio Mgmt tools, and oversaw HR & Finance department consolidation projects. Consultant through Adams Gabbert & Associates.

H&R Block, Project Manager
September 2005 - February 2008, Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Directed two-year, USD$ 1.4MM Compliance Process & Technology Change Program involving Core Business and Retail division of Fortune 500 Financial Services firm, with Chief Compliance Officer and VP of Retail IT as stakeholders. Scrum Master on first Scrum software development project in the enterprise during post Go Live enhancements and new feature add phase.