An innovative ambitious leader and motivator with a strong background in leadership positions and building high performing teams. Able to surround myself with teams that want to win and make a difference. Relied upon by the CEO to manage all aspects of corporate strategy, performance excellence, program/project management, and information technology functions for a holding/parent company and
An innovative ambitious leader and motivator with a strong background in leadership positions and building high performing teams. Able to surround myself with teams that want to win and make a difference. Relied upon by the CEO to manage all aspects of corporate strategy, performance excellence, program/project management, and information technology functions for a holding/parent company and 4 subsidiary companies. Experience communicating at all levels including driving CEO and Board of Director level presentations and discussions. Responsible for ensuring organizational alignment to corporate strategy, including all aspects of portfolio and change management. Possess a talent for quickly understanding complex issues and turning chaos into opportunities. Extensive contracting and vendor management experience. Has excelled at all levels in government, public, private and non-profit sectors.
Specialties: Executive Leadership, PMO Management, Strategy Management, Corporate Development, Project Portfolio Management, Project Management, Governance, Strategic Planning, Mergers and Acquisitions, Risk Management, Change Management, IT Management, IT Contracting, Business Development, Contract Negotiations, Business Process Reengineering, Software Implementation, Sales and Marketing.
Vice President of Strategy and Technology @ *Report directly to the CEO as the highest ranking executive responsible for the enterprise-level strategy management, project management, operational excellence, and IT departments.
*Manage a highly productive team of five Directors; and multiple Program & Project Managers, Six Sigma Black/Green Belts, and Information Technology professionals.
*Successfully created the organization’s Project Management Office, Strategy Management Office, Business Excellence, and Business Analytics departments from the ground floor.
*Took over as CIO and successfully revamped and positioned IT as critical business partner.
*Oversee the prioritization and execution of a $30+ million strategic project portfolio focused on growth strategies across BioBridge Global (parent company) and four subsidiary companies.
*Ensure the appropriate budgets and multi-year financial forecasts are established across all business units to support the strategic plan.
*Negotiate all aspects of high-dollar and complex contracts of various types.
*Responsible for measuring organizational performance and overseeing all strategic performance metrics and business intelligence across the organization.
*Responsible for continual improvement project selection and Lean Six Sigma training programs including Yellow Belt, Green Belt, and Black Belt. From October 2007 to Present (8 years 3 months) Risk Analyst, PMP @ *Part of a specialized unit assigned to the largest IT and business projects with a vendor component.
*Developed contract strategies for enterprise software, hardware, and professional consulting services.
*Negotiated multiple high-dollar contracts with suppliers to ensure optimum price, service & terms.
*Negotiated contracts valued at over $30 million annually.
*Developed appropriate risk mitigation strategies and contingency plans to reduce exposure.
*Created supplier evaluation criteria and managed the RFI & RFP process (evaluation and selection).
*Created an agile staff augmentation process to quickly staff projects with limited technology resources. From 2005 to 2007 (2 years) Manager, Project Management Office @ *Director-level position responsible for all aspects of the PMO including portfolio management, budget and staff.
*Created and implemented the organization’s PMO methodology from the ground floor (all policies and procedures)
*Responsible for the organization’s portfolio of all IT and business projects (multi-million dollar annual portfolio).
*Managed a team of Project Managers, Systems Analysts, and Business Analysts.
*Directly managed the largest and most complex projects in the portfolio. Largest project had over 80 core team members across 12 sub-teams. From 2005 to 2005 (less than a year) Project Manager @ *Performed all aspects of project management and process improvement.
*Worked as a consultant to multiple State of Florida government entities.
*Stood up and staffed multiple PMOs for clients across multiple industries.
*Responsible for business development and client relationship management activities.
*Facilitated the development of multiple RFI & RFP responses including contract negotiations.
*Performed all aspects of business analysis to create business process models, requirements documents, technical specifications, use cases, software test plans, and other deliverables. From 2003 to 2005 (2 years) Project Manager @ *Prior to Project Manager, was Advertising Account Executive responsible for major accounts. Yearly goal of $3+ million in advertising sales. Exceeded goal every month without exception in this position.
*Performed all aspects of project management to support advertising sales and marketing.
*Analyzed market research and sales data, and created various business reports.
*Developed test plans and conducted quality assurance testing for software applications. From 1998 to 2003 (5 years)
BS, Management Information Systems - College of Business @ Florida State University Mark BSMP is skilled in: Leadership, Strategic Planning, Project Portfolio Management, Program Management, Project Management, Process Improvement, Business Analysis, Contract Negotiation, Vendor Management
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