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Sam
seapen@att.net
630-525-1140
Bolingbrook, IL 60440
Senior Consultant
25 years experience W2
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Summary

An established techno-functional leader with M&A/Cloud/Change Management and technology operations background leading global cross-functional initiatives for success with 15+ years of proven experience driving the end-to-end lifecycle of complex, enterprise projects and programs. Expert in defining strategies and roadmaps for project portfolios and PMO, as well as in providing hands-on leadership to cross-functional teams throughout project execution. Adds value through an ability to integrate technology and business solutions, serving as a strategic partner to all departments, business units, and levels of the organization.

Core Areas of Expertise

  • IT Department Management
  • Enterprise Project Management
  • Onshore & Offshore Leadership
  • Strategic Planning & Execution
  • Digital Transformation Leadership
  • Vendor Relationship Management
  • Project Budgeting & Forecasting
  • Continuous Process Improvement
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration
  • IT Change Management
  • PMO & Project Portfolio Leadership
  • Executive-level KPI Reporting

Technical Profile

Data Security | Infrastructure Operations | Large Data Migrations | Data Center Consolidation and Relocation | Complex Software Integrations | New Implementations and Upgrades Across Multiple Technology Platforms | Software Application Development Lifecycle | Network Security | Network Connectivity | Server Platforms (WIN, Unix, IBM) | Virtual Machines | Data Storage/Backup and Recovery | Active Directory | Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) SAP | Oracle | Mainframe home grown systems | Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) | IT -Sourcing I Clarity I Smartsheet I MS Project I Agile I Waterfall I SaaS I IaaS I PaaS

Experience
Education
Master's in International Business
Johnson & Wales University
Bachelor's in Business Administration
Johnson & Wales University
Certifications
Project Management Certification
DePaul University
Project Management Professional (PMP)
Project Management Institute (Exams Pending)
Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)
Skills
Project Management
2021
30
Program Management
2021
18
Process Improvement
2021
15
Budget Management
2015
13
Product Management
2017
13
Auditing
2011
12
Business Analysis
2011
12
Hyperion
2011
12
MS Visio
2021
12
Pharmacology
2011
12
Program Management
2011
12
System Administration
2011
12
MS Project
2019
8
MS SharePoint
2019
6
PMO
2014
6
Change Management
2017
5
CRM
2021
4
Sales
2021
4
Salesforce
2021
4
Vendor Management
2015
4
Agile Methodology
2017
3
AWS
2021
3
Data Center
2014
3
EDI
2021
3
JIRA
2019
3
MS Azure
2021
3
Project Planning
2015
3
Siebel
2021
3
Account Management
2001
2
Data Warehousing
2016
2
M&A
2014
2
SDLC
2001
2
Strategic Planning
2017
2
Utilization Review
2014
2
BEA WebLogic
2015
1
BMC Remedy
2017
1
Cisco
2014
1
Citrix
2014
1
Configuration Management
2012
1
Data Management
2016
1
Data Migration
2017
1
Firewall
2014
1
Global Operations
2016
1
Incident Management
2012
1
Java
2015
1
Oracle
2015
1
Problem Management
2012
1
Requirements Gathering
2015
1
Scrum
2015
1
SOA
2015
1
Stakeholder Engagement
2019
1
Waterfall
2015
1
WebServices
2015
1
Analysis
0
1
Applicant Tracking Systems
0
1
Application Development
0
1
Budgeting
0
1
Business Intelligence
0
1
Compliance
2017
1
Data Governance
2015
1
Data Integration
2015
1
Data Services
2015
1
Desktops
2017
1
Documentation
0
1
ITIL
0
1
Laptops
2017
1
Logistics
2017
1
MS Active Directory
0
1
PaaS
0
1
Problem Solving
0
1
Progress
2015
1
Quality Assurance
2012
1
Release Management
2012
1
Requirement Analysis
0
1
RFP
2011
1
SaaS
0
1
SAP
2017
1
SOX
2006
1
UNIX
0
1
Wireless
2017
1