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Anthony Abboreno PMP


Director - Global Project Management Office, John Deere

Location: Hoffman Estates, IL



Certified ScrumMaster



Director - Global PMO

Program / Project Manager


 Process Reengineering / International Projects / Team Leadership / Program Management / Customer Relations / Productivity Improvement / Crisis Management / Change Management / Cost Control / Systems Development

Director of the Global Project Management Office implementing US and global projects for Fortune 100 John Deere, Inc. as well as directed multi-functional teams implementing US and global projects for Fortune 100 Motorola, Inc. Skilled in multi-cultural client relations, delivering projects in Europe, South America, and Asia. Skilled in multi-cultural client relations, delivering projects in Europe, South America, and Asia. Used initiative, innovation, and broad knowledge of systems and software to ensure on-time and on-budget installations. Led technical infrastructure troubleshooting, providing consistent, high-quality service. The following were achieved at both John Deere, Inc. and Motorola, Inc.:                                               

  John Deere—         Creation of a Global PMO within John Deere Agri Services. —         Project managers in 6 locations: Lathrop, CA, Ft. Collins, CO, Hutchison, KS, Alpharetta, GA, Hoffman Estates, IL, and Rennes, France.—         Completion of Optigrow Project in UK, and TMA (Territory Market Analysis) on-time and on-budget.—         Member of the JD-SDP Council, PM Community of Practice, Enterprise Project Management Leadership Team  

Motorola—         Managed consolidation and relocation of call centers, ensuring uninterrupted customer service—         10 Customer Support Engineers / Technicians in 3 locations: Schaumburg, IL., Marlboro MA, and Horsham, PA.—         Guided German customer in selecting most functional and cost-effective new sites in Germany—         Led team that established wireless communications for FDNY following 9/11 terrorist attack—         Used initiative to ensure that cable installation project in Peru was completed on schedule Key Characteristics:

Analyze situations rapidly. Win cooperation at all levels. Decisive. Work alone or as part of a team. Exceptional team player. Strong group communicator. Highly knowledgeable of international markets. Resourceful. Meet demanding objectives. Recognized authority in my area. Natural leader and motivator. Perform against tight deadlines.

—         BS, Management and Business, National Louis University.

—         Masters Certificate, Project Management with Specialty in Global Business Management, George Washington University.

—         PMP Certification. PMI Chicago Chapter and Quad Cities Chapter Member

—         CSM Certified ScrumMaster.


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