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Brian
brian@litteral.org
630-853-6900
South Haven, MI 49090
Senior IT Project Manager
34 years experience W2
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Summary

25 Years of extraordinary delivery in IT and Business Change, Management, Consulting, Strategy and Integration in Financial Services, Retail and Healthcare industries. Expert in IT Consulting, Strategy and Delivery.

  • 19 Years leading Global 1000 IT Transformations: Mergers & Acquisitions, Data Center and App Migrations, IT Programs, Projects & Global Transformations (M&A, Office 365, SaaS/IaaS, Cloud, VMs, Refresh, Security )
  • Leading Teams as large as 120-person projects and 28-person departments with budgets of $2-32MM.
  • Expert in Project Portfolio Management (PPM), Program Management and Project Management, using tools like Clarity, Planview, SharePoint, Yammer, Slack, Remedy, MS Project and Project Server Methodologies: PMI PMBOK, Waterfall, Agile/Scrum, Six Sigma/DMAIC, SDLC, ITIL, Cobit and JAD/RAD Testing (SIT, Functional, Regression, UAT, Performance, D/R), Risk management, Conflict/Issue resolution, Metrics, RAIDDs, Dashboards.
  • Compliance and Security experience with PCI, GLBA, SOX, Basel II, PII, PHI, HIPAA/HITECH, ITIL, COBIT, ISO and Privacy standards RSA, KDC, IPS/IDS, Radius, Guardian, PKI, PGP and SSL security technologies.
  • Using VMWare (ESX), Unix/Linux (RHEL, AIX, HP, Solaris), VIO, HACMP, Oracle RAC and Windows application clusters, virtual servers, private clouds, Hadoop clusters and standalone servers in LAN, WAN, TAN, SAN (EMC VMax, VMX, McData, Brocade, IBM) and NAS (NetApp, Celerra, GPFS, CIFS, NFS) Storage, Network and Virtual Servers (Cloud computing), VCE Vblock, Cisco UCS, Replication Public/Private Clouds.
  • Technologies: MS Azure, Office 365 (O365), DirSync, Middleware WebSphere MQ, ConnectDirect (NDM), NDS,
    TCP/IP (incl. HTTP/S, SSH, SSL and FTP/SFTP), HA/HACMP. SAN/NAS/TAN w/ NFS, CIFS, GPFS, iSCSI,
    FCIP, MPLS, SRDF, TimeFinder, TDM, DWDM, SONET and Fibre Channel. Security (RSA, KDC), E-Commerce,
    SaaS, IaaS, Cloud Computing, SAP, ERP, CRM, Oracle, Teradata, EDW/BI Data Warehouse, Hadoop and BC/DR.
  • Articulate, Analytical, Personable, Fun to Work With, Competitive, Creative, and Bright.
  • Personally Committed to Professional Excellence and Life-Long Growth and Learning.
  • Proven Leader with Strong Interpersonal, Presentation, Communication and Team-Building Skills
  • Innovative, Tenacious Problem-Solver. Expert user of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and Project.

Experience
Principal IT Project Manager
Information Technology
Feb 2001 - present

Projects and Programs for Global 1000 Corporations. Clients: ABN AMRO, Motorola, ZurichNA/Farmers Insurance, Cardinal Health, Walgreens, CSC, EMC, Oppenheimer Funds, CVS Caremark, Discover Financial Services, Alltel, Ulta, QBE, Charter Communications Publicis Groupe, Bank of America, LaSalle Bank, M&I Bank, Bank of Hawaii, Rotary Int'l, BMO Harris DC/SaaS/PaaS/IaaS/M&A/Migrations, P2P/P2V/V2V, Virtualization Cloud Computing Office 365/O365

  • $32M: PCI/HIPAA-Compliant App, Oracle RAC+Teradata EDW, 30TB SAN, 12TB NAS, 53 LPARs
  • $25M: (M&A/Migr.) App Migration, 1.2MM web users, $15B/yr in transactions, 65TB NAS, 120 TB SAN
  • $15M: (Upg./Migr.) Replaced, consolidated and centralized 1,700 Unix and Wintel servers in 50 countries
  • $14M: Migrated 100,000+ users in 65 countries to Office 365 (Exchange Online, Skype for Business (SFB))
  • $8M: (Upg./Migr) 80,000-seat MS Exchange infrastructure deployment, 120 TB of storage in 4 Global DCs
  • $7M: (Migration) Multi-Data Center migration 200 servers (Windows, AIX, Solaris, Linux) 2,500 TB
  • $6M: (M&A) Technical integration of $1B financial services business unit with acquiring company.
  • $6M: HW refresh of Fortune50 JDE 7x24 .COM Solaris, SAN and Weblogic PHI/HIPAA Compliance
  • $4M: App Dev 120-member project team RPG on iSeries Medicare Part D Fortune50 retailer
  • $3M: (Migration) SAN migration: 172 HPUX, AIX, Wintel and VMWare hosts to new storage platform, TDM
  • $3M: (D/R) Nightly replication (SRDF/IP) of 5 key Oracle apps (15 TB total) to a BC/DR site 600 miles away
  • $3M: (M&A/Migr.) 95 TB NAS (NetApp) Oracle app migration via national network (DWDM, SONET)
  • $3M: (M&A/Migration) Integrate acquired business unit into acquiring bank for governance, reporting and IT
  • $2M: PCI/HIPAA/SOX/GLBA Compliance project: Teradata EDW, EMC/IBM SAN/NAS, GPFS, Backups
  • $2M: (M&A/Migration) SaaS/Cloud migration of legacy data for 500 users of Commercial loan banking app
  • $2M: (Migration) P2V VCE Vblock Data Center Migration/Virtualization to Private Cloud, 30 servers, 90TB
  • $1M: Hortonworks and Apache Hadoop project 26 Nodes, 1 PB raw, 200 TB usable for Supply Chain Analytics Project scopes over $30M. PMI-based, Waterfall, Agile, Six Sigma/DMAIC, ITIL and Custom Methodologies.
Oracle Agile Methodology Cloud Computing Compliance Data Center EMC Linux ITIL Microsoft Exchange NAS Office 365 Private Cloud Waterfall Virtualization Medicare Project Management Database Backups Data Replication Hadoop Windows Teradata AWS Azure Migration VMWare UNIX Cloud Solutions MS Project
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Program Manager, IT Global PMO
Information Technology
Mar 2015 - Apr 2019
  • Driving Global IT M&A Integrations, Transformation, Projects and Programs for 90,000-person global company.
  • Migrated over 100,000 people to Office 365. Integrated infrastructure for over 25,000 people through M&A acquisitions.
  • Built and deployed company‚Äôs first private cloud.
  • Promoted twice in 4 years.
MS Visio PMO Program Management M&A Private Cloud Office 365 Azure Migration
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Advisory Systems Engineer
Information Technology
Mar 1999 - Feb 2001

Responsible for Pre-Sales Consulting, Systems Analysis and Design, Enterprise Storage Systems and Enterprise Storage Area Networks and Data Warehouses for Global 2000 clientele. SAN/NAS, Security and Oracle/Teradata/SAP Infrastructures, SRDF/IP, DWDM, TDM, SONET, iSCSI, Data Center Migrations, BC/DR solutions. Consulting, executive presentations, proposals, RFP's, ROI, systems analysis, design, ad hoc training, project mgmt. Projects between $1/2MM and $10MM, Led client data storage migrations. Recognized among my peers and management as a leader, an innovator and superior consultant. Produced over $13MM in sales against a $6MM expectation in 2000.

Data Center Oracle System Analysis Systems Engineering Analysis Data Warehousing iSCSI RFP Teradata Training
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Senior Project Manager
Information Technology
Jun 1997 - Mar 1999

Driving Delivery of IT Change for Enterprise-Wide and Multi-Divisional Initiatives. Responsibilities . Managed up to 10 projects simultaneously, most projects had budgets of $250,000 to $2,000,000. Project teams had from 4 to 30 members. Led multi-million dollar projects ($2MM to $5MM). Projects included: App Development (SDLC), WAN/SONET, Infrastructure, NT roll-outs, server and app migrations, DR/BC and MS Exchange migrations. Completed projects On-Time, On-Budget and On-Quality.

MS Visio Project Management Microsoft Exchange
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Project Manager
Information Technology
Mar 1996 - Jun 1997

Led consulting and delivery of IT Projects. Managed a full-time staff of 3, in addition to occasional subcontractors.

Project Management
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Senior Consultant
Information Technology
Mar 1995 - Feb 1996

Led consulting and delivery of high-quality technical project services. Managed team of up to 15 FTEs.

Project Management
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Senior Programmer (and Interim MIS Director)
Information Technology
Aug 1993 - Mar 1995

Senior Programmer (and Interim MIS Director)

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Professional Sabbatical Systems Analyst
Information Technology
Jun 1992 - Aug 1993

Professional Sabbatical Systems Analyst

System Analysis
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Programmer/Analyst
Information Technology
Mar 1991 - May 1992

Interactive Voice Recognition (IVR). Promoted Twice . Programmer/Analyst

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Programmer/Analyst,
Information Technology
Sep 1989 - Feb 1991

Key member of #1-in-the-Nation team

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Contract Programmer
Information Technology
Jun 1989 - Sep 1989

Co-named in Two Patent Applications.

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Programmer/Assistant Process Engineer
Information Technology
Aug 1987 - Jun 1989

Programmer/Assistant Process Engineer

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Education
Bachelor's in Mathematics
Purdue University 1987
Minor: French
Certifications
ASQ Certified Quality Manager (CQM) ID#00202689
(PMP) ID#263359
(Brokerage) Certification
NASD Series 65 (Insurance) Certification
CIW Certified Security Analyst
CompTIA Security+
Certified Scrum Master
Scrum.org, 2019
SCRUM Master
Scrum.org, 2019
Skills
Change Management
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Project Management
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Data Center
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Oracle
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Teradata
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Microsoft Exchange
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Agile Methodology
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AWS
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Azure Migration
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Cloud Computing
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Cloud Solutions
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Compliance
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Data Replication
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Database Backups
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EMC
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Hadoop
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ITIL
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Linux
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Medicare
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MS Project
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NAS
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Office 365
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Private Cloud
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UNIX
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Virtualization
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VMWare
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Waterfall
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Windows
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Scrum
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MS Visio
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M&A
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PMO
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Program Management
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System Analysis
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Analysis
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Data Warehousing
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iSCSI
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RFP
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Systems Engineering
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Training
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