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Nicholas Conte


Director, PMO, Senior Project Manager, ScrumMaster

Location: Bluffton, SC


Nicholas Conte: Born Trenton, NJ, Moved to Bluffton, SC in 2013. MBA in 1990 from Rutgers Graduate School, Newark, NJ Project Management Institute, Upper Darby, PA PMI Agile Certified Practitioner  (PMI­ACP) ­ 2015 to Present Project Management Professional Certification (PMP) ­ 2001 to Present Agile Infusion, LLC, Princeton, NJ Certified Scrum Professional (CSP) ­ 2009 to Present Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) ­ 2007 to Present The George Washington University School of Business and Public Management, Princeton, NJ Advanced Masters Certificate in Project Management ­ 2005 Masters Certificate in Project Management ­ 2000

Work experience

Daugherty Business Solutions, Consultant
August 2015 - January 2016, Atlanta, GA, United States
Worked for a Fortune 200 Company with revenue over 15 billion to produce an assessment of their disaster recovery capability and shortfalls. Also lead the creation of an onshore/offshore performance tuning and problem remediation team to identify and correct production issues.

CareCore National, LLC,, PMO Leader
June 2013 - June 2015, Bluffton, SC, United States
Hired to establish PMI and Agile methodologies and accepted practices into the high growth industry within which CareCore National is currently one of the the market leaders and innovators. Ran the IT development and implementation program for establishing a brand new market segment for the business around Muscular Skeletal Management for health plan determinations. Successfully delivered on a brand new product offering doing patient outreaches and scheduling for critical screenings (ex: Mammograms). Lead a critical SWAT team effort to stabilize our failing production environment through a series of upgrades and software changes – highest impact changes were hardware memory increases, SQL server upgrades and stored procedure tunings. All enhancements were done in Dev, Integration and then Production after extensive testing. Program managed the outsourcing of our Mailroom operation to handle the rapid volume increase in our mailings as well as to mitigate the risk of our end of life print shop hardware. Onboarded, orientated, and enforced compliance testing for thirty three consultants necessary to handle our rapid growth. Also, as part of establishing the IT PMO, I hired, supervised and mentored six PMs and five BAs. Establishing and enforcing project best practices and executive reporting for the newly formed PMO.

Dow Jones, Senior Project Manager
March 1993 - January 2012, Princeton, New Jersey, United States
Successfully lead a multitude of major financial and web based projects and controlled associated budgets ranging from $800,000 to $20 million. Managed consultant project managers, business analysts, IT Managers, QA Staff and developers. Responsible for numerous Wall Street Journal internet projects, including successful delivery of a new Market Data Center for WSJ digital products such as and, Creation of a new German language website providing the foundation for other in language products, Rolled out a new online editorial publishing system for,,, and New York Post Print. Also managed and delivered full redesigns of and In addition, delivered a new registration, product marketing, and billing subsystem for


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