Changeis, Agile Practice Lead
August 2015 - Present, Oklahoma City, OK, United States
Establishing and growing Agile in a traditional bureaucratic environment as a consultant at the FAA. Upping the ante by doing it while on a team that is charged with replacing an existing mainframe application with a new MRO solution (IFS) for the Air Traffic Organization. Very challenging and very rewarding.
CompSource Mutual, Senior Project Manager
March 2015 - August 2015, Oklahoma City, OK, United States
Project Manager, ScrumMaster, Servant Leader. Replaced proprietary insurance application with GuideWire solution: including Billing Center, Policy Center, Claims Center, and Portal and Print Integration. Worked with a very dedicated team of legacy developers and business members, new CSM employees brought on for the project and consultants (both vendor and 3rd Party). Reported directly to the CIO. Great experience on seeing what can happen when people really want to change.
MSCI, Vice President
July 2013 - February 2015, Norman, OK, United States
Lead multiple cross-functional, global software teams on core applications, web services, managed services and the underlying infrastructure. Work in coordination with Sales Consultants, Product Management, Business Operations and Application Management to provide end-to-end support for integration of new features and analytics, as well as, timely responses to client initiated issues. Develop and implement new strategies with the PMO for organizational objectives of standardization and governance.
Leader Communications, Inc., Technical Project Manager
October 2011 - July 2013, Oklahoma City, OK, United States
Performed at the FAA; A hybrid role of Program/Project Manager, Scrum Master, Product Manager and general caretaker. Led a group of highly productive developers in support of the Flight Inspections Operations Group, Federal Aviation Administration, ensuring currency and safety of the National Airspace System. Responsibilities include stakeholder reporting, requirements gathering/analysis, roadmapping, budgeting and overcoming obstacles in support of multiple flight programs.
United States Air Force, Project Manager
June 1995 - September 2011, Tinker AFB, OK, US
Chief of Project Management for the 552d Communications Group. Managed software development projects and junior project managers.