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Evan
evanp_2@hotmail.com
813-230-2102
Indianapolis, IN 46236
Project/Product Manager
20 years experience W2
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Summary

Collaborative project manager with expertise in building agile teams to deliver timely cost-effective solutions resulting in high client satisfaction and trust. Effective communicator leading global and diverse teams to drive enhancement and improvements achieving increased scope and revenue. Experienced consultant, IT Director, and Architect uniquely posed in designing and implementing objectives to meet enterprise structure. Experienced in leading Asset Management programs from the first stage until the assets' renewal or disposal. Project Management Professional (PMP).

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Change Management
  • Asset Life Cycle Management
  • Cloud Services
  • Azure & AWS
  • ITIL
  • Network
  • EDI
  • UC
  • MS Office 365
  • BCRS
  • Security
  • ServiceNow
  • EHR
  • ERP
  • CRM
  • Financial Management
  • Vendor Management
  • Stakeholder Management
  • IAM
  • Agile Coaching & Mentoring
  • Stand-Up
  • Continuous Integration
  • SDLC
  • IoT
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Financial Services & Banking
  • SOW
  • RFP
  • PCI
  • Call & Contact Center
  • Mobile Device Management
  • SaaS
  • IaaS
  • HIPAA

Experience
Project Manager
Information Technology
Jan 2007 - Jun 2020
Armonk, NY

Project Manager: Jan 2015 - Jun 2020

Drove client projects by leading teams and inspiring a cohesive vision to deliver optimal technologies and services in various industries including government, manufacturing, distribution, financial services, healthcare, retail, and education. Effective stakeholder communications throughout the project lifecycle.

  • Accomplished migration of client’s infrastructure to IBM and Azure Clouds for a $4.5M managed services deal leading a team of 35.
  • Directed teams to move Oracle ERP applications to the Cloud for high availability.
  • Led global teams in utilizing Agile methodology to complete projects ahead of schedule saving $300K in transition cost.
  • Led company Asset Management Program, reviewed and maintained hardware and software asset inventory records.
  • Responsible for planning, creation, utilization, maintenance, renewal, and disposal of the company assets. Led risk assessments, data collection from assets.
  • Tracked network assets to validate that they are at a minimum of N-1 and have not reached EOS/EOL.
  • Managed SSL renewal for web servers.
  • Upgraded Citrix licenses on servers to support a new desktop/VDI environment.
  • Upgraded dev/test environment for the latest OS on servers which included recent releases of Oracle, SAP, and other business applications for a major hospital.
  • Responsible for the backup environment, including software, for all devices to ensure recovery and compliance with BCRS.
  • Shifted client’s AD/IAM to hybrid cloud to provide stronger data security to comply with appropriate regulations.
  • Consolidated large transportation company’s data centers to increase customer’s response by 17% in migrating applications to zCloud.
  • Migrated major healthcare insurer’s applications and mainframes to new IBM data centers reducing operating expenses by 8%.
  • Spearheaded contract negotiations resulting in a $12M seven year deal for a global law firm managed service for servers, network and call center with third party vendor.
  • Accelerated client’s engagement of SD-WAN to save 17% of telco costs and provide additional security.
  • Optimized network technologies in deploying ACI thereby reducing client’s cost by 14% and decreasing outages.
  • Introduced configuration management for the client’s environment to comply with ITIL standards to meet security regulations and avoiding potential financial impact.
  • Guided clients to invoke recognized best practices in change management reducing overhead costs by 32%.
  • Transitioned client to new data center maximizing state-of-the-art infrastructure lessening cooling costs and footprint by 25%.
  • Led project team to solution Workday enterprise for a major hospital completing on time and 8% under budget.
  • Recruited and managed10 multifarious technical staff members to comply with $30M public hospital services contract.
  • Expanded services by $800K enabling rollout of Backup as a Service, internet redundancy and new security devices and policies with Cisco Firepower and Palo Alto.
  • Expanded contract value in guiding client to globally employ new Unified Communications technology resulting in $3.3M scope increase.
  • Collaborated with client and vendor to provide guidance in reducing false alerts by 28%.
  • Program Manager in leading the IBM/client/vendor teams to upgrade Clarity and Epic on new platforms resulting in improved performance and reliability.
  • Designed and upgraded network to improve clinical communications with advanced technology platforms for a major level 1 hospital.
  • Orchestrated project teams as Program Manager for data center migration to IBM sites finishing 8% under budget.
  • Transitioned global banking company as lead Project Manager to a new contact center and mobile device management platform resulting in $1.3M savings in telecommunications costs over 5 years.
  • Initiated proof of concept for IoT leading to a global deployment for large retailer increasing sales by 11% and contract value by $9M.
  • Accelerated client’s migration to IBM’s Storage Cloud producing additional scope for a data center migration of $2M.

Senior Managing Consultant: Jan 2007 - Jan 2015

Performed technical assessments of client infrastructures and produced solutions to design and recommend future state environment. Conducted presentations of findings and proposed solutions to C-level executives in the Engagement Manager role generating additional sales in excess of $100M.

  • Awarded $45M contract for data center consolidation, optimization, and migration for financial services clients creating intellectual capital.
  • Generated over $15M in services and equipment to build, test and deliver new data center with client’s relocation.
  • Sold $3M in additional services and equipment to engage exploration software for a leading oil company.
  • Expanded scope with client to provide new products and services of network equipment exceeding $10M for intense application, development and deployment on distributed systems.
  • Maximized client’s relocation by building data center to best practice standards resulting in a cost savings of 30%.
  • Built IBM’s Cloud infrastructure at various data centers highlighting presence in emerging markets.
  • Led consultant on network and security assessment and recommendations for consumer products client resulting in 20% savings.
  • Performed major upgrade of new technology for a 30% reduction in response time on gaming platforms by online gamers.
  • Added to design, testing, and implementation of a network for mainframe migration to allow replication with less than 40 ms response.
  • Grew business with major Midwest bank in excess of $30M to design, implement, and migrate a data center to new location.
Agile Methodology Change Management Configuration Management Data Center Global Deployments MS Visio Program Management Project Management Stakeholder Engagement Application Development Contract Negotiations ERP Workday Oracle Network Security MS Azure ITIL IAM Hybrid Cloud Epic Database Backups Data Replication Data Security Cloud Infrastructure Cisco Asset Management SAP Risk Assessment Citrix Compliance
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Technical Director
Information Technology
Jan 2002 - Jan 2007
  • Responsible for maintaining and upgrading the infrastructure of clients on a daily basis.
  • Managed network services, data security, servers, storage, Unix, mainframe, desktop support, and web services for higher education institutions.
  • Assisted the application team in providing web services, application mapping, and performance recommendations.

Project Management WebServices UNIX Desktop Support Data Security
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Education
Master's in Finance and Strategic Management
University of Illinois at Chicago
Bachelor's in Criminology
University of Illinois at Springfield
Certifications
Project Management Professional PMP
Project Management Institute
Pursuing Certified Scrum Master CSM Certification
Skills
Data Security
2020
18
Project Management
2020
18
Agile Methodology
2020
13
Application Development
2020
13
Asset Management
2020
13
Change Management
2020
13
Cisco
2020
13
Citrix
2020
13
Cloud Infrastructure
2020
13
Compliance
2020
13
Configuration Management
2020
13
Contract Negotiations
2020
13
Data Center
2020
13
Data Replication
2020
13
Database Backups
2020
13
Epic
2020
13
ERP
2020
13
Global Deployments
2020
13
Hybrid Cloud
2020
13
IAM
2020
13
ITIL
2020
13
MS Azure
2020
13
MS Visio
2020
13
Network Security
2020
13
Oracle
2020
13
Program Management
2020
13
Risk Assessment
2020
13
SAP
2020
13
Stakeholder Engagement
2020
13
Workday
2020
13
Desktop Support
2007
5
UNIX
2007
5
WebServices
2007
5
AWS
0
1
Continuous Integration
0
1
CRM
0
1
EDI
0
1
EMR
0
1
HIPAA
0
1
IaaS
0
1
Life-cycle Management
0
1
Office 365
0
1
PCI
0
1
RFP
0
1
SaaS
0
1
SDLC
0
1
ServiceNow
0
1
SOW
0
1
Vendor Management
0
1