HIGHLIGHTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
Ø 5+ years Project Management experience in fast-paced environments.
Ø 10+ years of experience meeting deadlines, producing high-quality work.
Ø 5 years working in enterprising, entrepreneurial environments.
Ø Bachelor’s Degree & Master of Business Administration (MBA).
Ø Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and Scrum Master (CSM).
Ø Excellent written and verbal communications skills, working with diverse populations.
KEY KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
§ MS Project Certified
§ Team Management
§ MS Office 2010
§ Change Management
§ Focused on Results
§ SQL/SharePoint Certified
Project Manager & Scrum Master (Consultant) Dec 2014 – Present
Interplay Experience Design; Seattle, WA
Ø Reduced executive oversight hours by 85%, maintaining 100% goal completion.
Ø Applied Scrum framework with remote team of three, developing company web presence and platform for social media.
Ø Developed business requirements and negotiated timelines for completion, satisfying all expectations within given timeframes.
Vendor Relationship Manager (Contract) July – Dec 2014
Getty Images; Seattle, WA
Ø Initiated vendor information management process improvements with a team of fifteen, saving 12% staff time.
Ø Entrusted to manage challenging worldwide creditor and vendor relationships, ensuring accounts were current.
Ø Managed project, improving and documenting best practices which created long-term team benefits.
Credit Analyst (Contract) Dec 2013 – June 2014
BECU; Tukwila, WA
Ø Championed twelve-person project investigating redesign of paper-intensive data entry process into electronic system using Excel, projected to save up to $240,000 per year.
Ø Reinitiated sustainability action team, investigating and implementing eco-efficiencies throughout the organization.
Ø Adhered to all time-lines in completing assignments, producing desired results to satisfy end customers.
Project Coordinator (Contract) Jul – Aug 2013
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center; Seattle, WA
Ø Reduced researcher time spent searching for files by 92% through digitizing paper records on a team of twenty.
Ø Increased efficiency by 10% through simplification of data distribution to ancillary services and adjudication teams.
Ø Quality control of imaged medical records, verifying accuracy and flagging mistakes for reprocessing 100% of time.
Project Management Consultant Oct 2012 – Dec 2013
NARAL of Washington; Seattle, WA
Ø Designed and implemented small projects for an office of nine workers to reduce IT administrative costs by 43%, including synching IT systems, reorganizing digital files for easy retrieval and documenting office processes for volunteers.
Ø Negotiated solutions with service providers, generating 75% cost savings for web-hosting budget.
Ø Saved up to 15 work-hours each week by digitizing paper financial tracking system.
Coach Apr 2010 – June 2012
Alere Wellbeing; Seattle, WA
Ø Achieved 52.5% project success rate as compared to 47.5% company average.
Ø Identified opportunities for process improvements and worked with multi-departmental team of eighteen to document and lay groundwork for new efficiencies, using SharePoint.
Ø Recognized for exceptional stakeholder engagement.
Operations Consultant (Contract) Feb 2008 – May 2009
Westwood Mortgage; Seattle, WA
Ø Solely responsible for creating online database tracking status of 100-loan pipeline, totaling $15 million in new business.
Ø Streamlined loan processing procedures to improve efficiency for staff of seven.
Ø Studied and documented existing practices and designed modifications, saving average of 10% staff time.
Team Lead of Onsite Contractors July 2007 – Oct 2008
Lender Processing Services, for IndyMac Bank; Austin, TX
Ø Project manager for eight-person team transitioning 100 employees to new online management system, saving 3 weeks of staff implementation time.
Ø Mastered 7 proprietary systems, providing efficient and effective operational support across all departments.
Ø Worked collaboratively with team members to accomplish process improvements resulting in 15% time savings.
EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS
Project Management Professional Certification (PMP) Project Management Institute
Earned Dec 2012 PMP # 1562297
Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP) Project Management Institute
Earned July 2015 ACP # 1828717
Scrum Master Certification (CSM) Scrum Alliance
Earned Feb 2015
MBA Pinchot University (formerly BGI); Seattle, WA
Earned May 2012
Bachelor of Arts Lewis & Clark College; Portland, OR
Earned May 2002