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Prentice
prentice.stamps@gmail.com
404-295-6910
1301 Market Street Unit# 107
Chattanooga, TN 37402
Director of Program Management/Agile Project Manager
20 years experience W2
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Overview

  • Seeking a technology position within a growing/established company.
  • With over 25+ years’ experience, accomplished technology leader with expertise in several of the most recognized names in consumer & wholesale businesses on the web.
  • Innovative cloud, web, commerce & data pro who loves challenges and achieves outstanding results.
  • Best in upper/middle management technology roles in fast-paced technology product organizations who need multi-talented problem solving and leadership skills.
  • Broad background enables proactive leadership, creative solutions and profitable results.
  • Passion for building smart innovative teams which scale and get things done on time, every time.

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERTISE

  • Seasoned Technology Leader & Consultant
  • Business Process/Business Analysis/Requirements/UX
  • Software Architecture/Design/Development/DevOps
  • ERP/CRM Implementations (Salesforce, Hubspot)
  • Saas/PaaS/IaaS/DaaS Cloud Integrations
  • PMP/Project Management (Agile, SDLC, Hybrid)
  • Security (MSSP/HIPAA/PCI/BC/DR)
  • Blockchain Integrations (HyperLedger/Ethereum)

TECHNICAL PROFICIENCIES

  • Cloud Integrations: Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Acquia, BlackMesh, Akamai, Pantheon
  • Languages/Stacks: UNIX (Redhat, HPUX, Solaris), Java, C#, PHP, Python, JavaScript (JSON, jQuery, Node, React, Vue)
  • Databases: MS SQL, Oracle, MongoDB, CouchDB, Cassandra, MySQL, MariaDB
  • Content Management Platforms (CMS): Drupal, Umbraco, Vignette, Interwoven, WordPress, Django, SiteCore
  • Tools: JIRA, Confluence, Trello, TFS, Eclipse, Clarity, Google Business Apps, MS Project, Alert-Logic, Qualys,
  • SmartSheet, Azure DevOps, Amazon Codepipeline

Experience
Director of Program Management/Agile Project Manager
Information Technology
Jun 2017 - present
  • Provides oversight for architecture, development and strategic direction on Blockchain, mobile, and custom webapp solutions for clients includes on-hands agile project management, costing/sizing RFP responses, implementing CMS solutions, resourcing existing and new clients with development resources
  • Implemented the PMO at Paramount. Program/Project Management Director Plan, direct, and supervise the Client Information Technology Project Management Office efforts. This includes prioritizing project management needs, implementing tools and methodologies company-wide, and partnering with departments and leaders throughout the organization.
  • Drives the adoption and implementation of project and program management methodologies within the PMO team, IT, and throughout the business to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget, adhere to high-quality standards, and meet customer expectations. Works with executive management and senior leadership to develop strategic planning and execution plans to properly align project resources in support of those plans.
Agile Methodology PMO Program Management Project Management RFP Strategic Planning
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Director of Information Technology
Information Technology
Aug 2013 - May 2017
  • Maintained current knowledge of trends and developments in database marketing, digital media, technology systems, hardware, and working with the CEO to incorporate new developments as appropriate. Defining digital strategy for custom website development. Managed IT budget (CAPEX/OPEX) and forecasts; by evaluating all hardware/software purchases recommended by the IT teams to ensure they are within budget and align with the company’s overall business plan.
  • Collaborated with the sales/operations teams to understand the database marketing and digital media needs of clients, and working with a sense of urgency to ensure those needs/expectations are satisfied; Developing a deep knowledge of the pricing and profitability of all products and services; Ensuring all database and digital products are accurate, relevant, and delivered according to schedule
  • Provided long-term direction regarding the design, development, and maintenance of all company systems, software, and programs; Leading, managing, and monitoring performance of the IT and database teams; Leading the Agile based IT development teams to plan/execute the implementation of systematic changes/updates. Establishing and enforcing IT policies, standards, protocols, and security measures to ensure the integrity of all information resources;
  • Hired/trained IT team members. Working with department managers to identify ways to improve IT and database processes; Working with cloud based vendors for Saas/Paas hosting/integration (Google App Engine, Dropbox, Box, BlackMesh, Aquia, Azure, AWS EC2), storage, fail over, co-location implementation; Hyper-Convergence research/implementation
  • Successfully refactored a scalable healthcare analytics platform using .NET C#/SQL Server which provided ROI reporting for clients based on digital marketing campaigns. Enforcement of HIPAA/PCI security compliance and integration of MSSPs (Sword & Shield, Qualys, Alert Logic). Development/Implementation of Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery plans.
  • Architected/Implemented a new CMS platform based on Drupal/LAMP (migrated from .NET Umbraco CMS). Implemented Google Business Apps corporate wide replacing traditional MS Office client services; Implemented a new Digital Workflow Platform (MEI, Vjoon K4) and Hubspot/Netsuite integration. Implemented Tableau Enterprise reporting for clients.
Agile Methodology Project Management Digital Media HIPAA
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Director Application Development (Entertainment)
Information Technology
Feb 2011 - Oct 2013
Manheim, NY
  • Provides strategic direction for infrastructure design, applications and systems development and maintenance of current and future technologies used to support content management systems for Turner brand sites which include CartoonNetwork.com, TruTV.com, TBS.com, TNTDrama.com, TCM.com, Adultswim.com. Supported TVE (TV Everywhere) and VOD integration, Ad integration and Omniture reporting for all entertainment brands sites for Turner. Provide oversight for Entertainment iOS/Android applications for TBS, TNT, Cartoon Network, Team Coco. LAMP/Drupal, Java/Tomcat, Nginx, Mongo/NoSQL. Development oversight for Social Media platform for Cartoon Network.
  • Provide oversight for development and strategic direction for Enterprise Site Search for brand sites using Autonomy IDOL and Apache Solr search platforms. This included all brand sites for Turner which include CNN.com, NBA.com, NCAA.com, HLN.com, TBS.com, TNTDrama.com, TCM.com Adultswim.com, and Cartoonnetwork.com
  • Identifies new technologies and tools to support and improve operations and data delivery. Works with third party vendors to ensure data flows between web sites and applications effectively. Manages third party resources for design, development, and testing where appropriate. Works with internal Interactive Producers and business owners to ensure interactive properties are maintained and updated to meet everchanging needs in advertising, content, and promotions. Manages a team of developers, project managers, testers, and analysts to ensure project timelines are met. Managed 20+ resources. Reviews/signoff all MSA/SOW with legal to integration vendor services.
Application Development Content Management Project Management Social Media SOW
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Senior Manager IT Interactive (Application Development)
Information Technology
Apr 2008 - Jan 2011
  • Positions held: Senior Manager IT Interactive (Application Development); Provides strategic direction for infrastructure design, applications and systems development and maintenance of current and future technologies used to support Travel Channel interactive services and operations. Identifies new technologies and tools to support and improve operations and data delivery. Works with third party vendors (18) to ensure data flows between web sites and applications effectively. Managed third party and offshore resources for design, development, and testing where appropriate. Works with internal Interactive Producers and business owners to ensure interactive properties are maintained and updated to meet everchanging needs in advertising, content, and promotions. Manages a team of developers, project managers, testers, and analysts to ensure project timelines are met. Develops project estimates and budget (CAPEX/OPEX) forecasts to ensure financial monitoring and tracking is current and accurate. Managed 60+ resources (12 FTEs) including onshore/offshore offices. Reviews/signoff all MSA/SOW with legal to integration vendor services. Successfully completed senior leadership training.
  • Managed 2009 website redesign project using Vignette CMS; complete ground up redesign for travelchannel.com and ancillary sites including ecommerce. New site footprint is 200,000+ pages under Vignette 7.6 and Dell/Apache/JBOSS infrastructure; Managing 2010 website redesign project; refit the platform for social media and travel utility capabilities; CMS integration with mobile site ancillary sites; helped integrate short form/linear media/TV Schedule platforms and online Ad Operations using DART system. Endeca/WordPress/SEO optimization implementation experience. Managed mobile web, Android, and iPhone application integrations. Samsung TV app integration experience.
  • Positions held: Senior Project Manager for IT Operations; successfully managed resources in operations to help facilitate strategic initiatives; oversaw IT infrastructure Travel Channel LIVE media events for Most Haunted Live (2008) Gettysburg, Ghost Adventures Live (2009) Weston, and Man V Food Live (2010) Miami. Implemented on site network/wireless infrastructure for telco and staged onsite development/video streaming. Implemented Enterprise SharePoint 2007 with PMO/Portfolio templates for ITOPs and IT DEV/QA; implemented company intranet using SP for departmental sites
eCommerce Strategies MS SharePoint PMO Project Management SOW Social Media
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Program/Project Manager
Information Technology
May 2002 - Nov 2007
  • Positions held: Senior Project Manager, Senior Business Analyst, Product Development Manager, Program & Portfolio Technology Scorecard Manager – for overall effort and between initiatives, Schedule Management, Coordination of Individual Initiatives, Overall Project Planning, Prioritization, and Resource Management, Issue Management and Reporting
  • Implemented requirements management framework utilizing Rational Unified Process and CaliberRM tool.; Trained employees on requirements gathering and use case development along with JAD sessions; Implemented software development process based on RUP along with other tools to help define, design, and build software with more effectiveness and efficiency
  • Served as Senior Project Manager, Senior BA, and SME on the following projects using RUP methodology: Online Vehicle Exchange (vehicle wholesale Commerce solution), and Point (web-based decision support tool in partnership with edmunds.com); Developed external relationships with 3rd party vendors (e.g. Autotrader.com, Dealer Specialties, DMI, Edmunds.com) to define and integrate these systems within Manheim. Lastly, implemented MS SharePoint into Technology Organization as the business architect (Technologies used: ISeries, AS400, DB2, WebSphere, Java, Oracle, SharePoint)
Business Analysis MS SharePoint Project Management Project Planning Requirements Gathering
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Education
East Georgia College 1991
Georgia Southern University
Georgia Southern University BBA/MIS
Skills
Project Management
2021
17
MS SharePoint
2011
8
Agile Methodology
2021
7
PMO
2021
6
Business Analysis
2007
5
Project Planning
2007
5
Requirements Gathering
2007
5
Social Media
2013
5
SOW
2013
5
Digital Media
2017
3
HIPAA
2017
3
Program Management
2021
3
RFP
2021
3
Strategic Planning
2021
3
Application Development
2013
2
Content Management
2013
2
eCommerce Strategies
2011
2
CRM
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1
ERP
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1
JIRA
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1
MS Project
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1
PaaS
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1
PCI
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1
SaaS
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1
SDLC
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1
SQL
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1