Michael Kelly, PMP, CSM

  

IT Director, Project Management Office, Core Logic

Location: Westlake, TX / USA


Certifications

Certified ScrumMaster

Groups I belong to

DFW Scrum (Dallas/Fort Worth)

Biography

IT Operations and Project management with more than 12 years of experience leading software development lifecycles and the delivery of LAN, WAN, and Voice enterprise networks. Develops and deploys IT vision, policies, project management standards and methodologies to ensure the effective completion of high-visibility initiatives. Establishes and leads PMO Governance and Change Management organizations, unifying diverse business groups to achieve the success of multi-disciplinary projects for notable clients including JP Morgan Chase, Sovereign, Wamu, and Wells Fargo. Prioritizes and facilitates all points of project management operations used in the development and launch of IT solutions designed to improve business efficiencies and cost performance. Professional achievements include: 

  • Currently managing a program to rewrite tax applications to operate on Java and Oracle platforms; will achieve a cost savings of $21 Million per year. 
  • Leading a Transformation (Focus) program initiative to leverage technology by integrating significant process improvements through targeted system development; created a strong culture of continuous improvement and accountability that resulted in $11.9 million per year in cost savings. 
  • Directed multiple unified security projects to facilitate a single user sign-on environment for client platforms. 
  • Designed and implemented an installation of 132 drop star mesh topology Ethernet network for ABX Logistics.  
  • Planned and coordinated the satellite and Cisco switch upgrades for 330 Blockbuster sites across a tri-state area, and implemented the roll out of 432 Sonic point of sale upgrades in under 60 days.

Work experience

CoreLogic, Sr. IT Manager
September 2010 - Present, Westlake, TX, United States
• Direct all Project Management Office (PMO) processes, focusing on excellence in execution and delivery of IT-driven projects on an ongoing, strategic and operational basis. • Collaborate with IT and Business Leadership to recommend strategic direction of IT services and ensure continuous alignment of Managed Services with business and organizational needs. • Identify opportunities to improve productivity, time–to–market, solutions quality, and cost performance applied within the SDLC, PMI PMBOK, and Agile processes. • Conduct ongoing evaluation of projects to ensure compliance with established processes, project plans, schedules and budgets; influence decisions on resource utilization and allocation at key project lifecycle decision points. • Develop issue and risk management processes, remediation plans, and escalations across IT, ensuring clear communication and implementation of defined, actionable plans.

CoreLogic, Sr. Project Manager
December 2007 - September 2010, Westlake, TX, United States
• Build and mobilize IT project teams and identify all required resources to ensure the timely completion of projects; develop project plans aligned with budgetary and operational requirements. • Consult with management and end users to review the feasibility of project proposals and determine goals, time frame, and procedures for accomplishing project, staffing requirements, and allotment of resources. • Facilitate business and technical design sessions, data conversion planning and case model design. • Direct and coordinate activities of project personnel to ensure project progresses on schedule • Coordinate onshore and offshore resources, directing all efforts related to tasks, and providing an escalation point for project deliverables, status information, and communication of project-related information.

U.S. CommServ, Inc., Operations Manager
March 1999 - May 2007, Grand Prairie, TX, United States
• Led the implementation, operation, maintenance, and support of LAN/WAN networking and satellite telecommunications architectures. • Managed project roll outs and priorities for technical teams, ensuring the proper application of change control processes and the alignment of projects to approved schedules and priorities. • Collaborated with multi-disciplinary project and engineering teams, acting as the point-of-contact for translating customer requirements into technical specifications used by project teams to develop solutions. • Provided continuous training in enterprise network solutions, equipment, hardware, software, and other special telecommunication projects as required.