Bob Schommer has over 25 years of experience in project, program and portfolio management. Bob has been certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP) since 2005 through the Project Management Institute (PMI). In addition to his project management expertise, Bob also has strong business process reengineering skills. Bob is a quick study and can understand and articulate even the most complex business processes in a short time frame. Bob’s has leveraged his background in business process analysis to improve processes within IT departments. He is well versed in software development lifecycle methodologies in addition to the project management methodology espoused in PMI’s Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK). Bob brings a wealth of leadership, business and Information Technology experience to all the projects he undertakes.
Bob is currently a Senior Project Manager within Skyline’s Business Consulting team. Among some of Bob’s recent projects, he was the Project Manager of a $25 million project to implement a work/asset management application for a large gas utility. In this role Bob led a group of business and IT leaders to develop project scope, schedule and budget. Even more recently Bob led a successful infrastructure project with an extremely aggressive schedule for a prescription benefits management company. Bob has also been successful as a Program Manager on several multi-million dollar merger and acquisition projects for a large utility where he led teams of 10-12 Project Managers.
Bob is very easy going and keeps his composure in even the most stressful situations. He has excellent communication skills and can interact equally well with customers, executives and team members. Bob uses a no-nonsense approach to the application of project management and software development tools and methods. He views these as a means to an end rather than the end themselves. Bob is excited to put his new Scrum skills to use on several upcoming client projects.