Katy Slater

  

Program/Project Manager, Private Consultancy

Location: Los Angeles, CA


Certifications

Certified Scrum Product Owner
Certified ScrumMaster

Groups I belong to

Scrum Club

Biography

Kathleen D. Slater, PMP
PO Box 662065
Arcadia, CA 91006
(208) 3401107
univpme@gmail.com

MANAGER - PMO ... SENIOR PROGRAM MANAGER

Agile - Scrum (CSM, CSPO) /ERP - SAP Project Management / SDLC /

System Design & Integration Life Cycle Management / Turnarounds /

Technology & Software Development / Team Building and Leadership

I have led major Programs, Projects and SAP
implementations to successful conclusion by
providing end-to-end solution management using
best practices.  My teams and I have routinely
found innovative solutions through the use of
research and analytics.  My strengths include...

- Turning around troubled projects and programs

- Finding shortcuts while boosting
productivity, quality and customer
satisfaction

- Building cohesive teams from disparate groups
whose agendas were not always compatible

- Developing cost-effective technical solutions
to users' needs

- Meeting stringent time, quality, cost and
customer satisfaction objectives

Bachelor of Science in Business
Administration, California State Polytechnic
Institute. Master's Certificate in Program
Management (In Progress).  Project Management
Professional, Project Management Institute.  
Agile - Scrum (CSM, CSPO) Six Sigma Black Belt
(SSBBP).  Board Member.  
Using strong communication skills, I get to
the root of the problem, and keep my teams,
clients and managers well informed. Active in
charitable and community affairs.

Employment History

Project Management Consultant - Southern
California Edison - 2008 to 2012.  Served in a
variety of Project Management, Integration
Management and Test Management roles for this
large electric utility.  

President, Ecopreneur - Idaho Blue Insulation
- 2006 to 2008.  Owned and operated
distributorship of UltraTouch, a natural
cotton fiber insulation.  Secured SBA loan,
established territory, and wrote business
strategy.  Led sales and marketing.  Made
presentations to architects and builders.

Senior Systems Analyst - Southern California
Edison - 1998 to 2006. Provided operational
and project support for the Infrastructure
PMO.  Simultaneously administered system of
record for time keeping and managed project
assignments as a support analyst. Statewide
Administrator for Refrigerator Recycling
Program

Project Engineer - American Landscape - 1997
to 1998.  Expedited horticultural projects
through oversight of plan interpretation,
estimates, cost analysis, contract
administration, product procurement, client
relations and solutions. Project included: The
Getty Center, The Los Angeles River, Fox
Studios and Aquarium of the Pacific.

Capital Projects Coordinator - City of Anaheim
- 1990 to 1997.  Managed planning, design, and
construction of an aggressive $40 million
investment to the City of Anaheim's Park
infrastructure. Developed 35 acres of new
public park space. Oversaw Public Art
commissions including the Anaheim Arena,
plus 70 other municipal improvements.

Earlier, employed by the City of La Canada
Flintridge and Rain Bird International
Distribution.