Over 18 years of professional experience with organizations considering transformation initiatives and improvements to improve enterprise performance. Demonstrated success in articulating strategies into specific and measurable operational objectives then driving the changes across complex enterprises. I focus on solutions that drive results leveraging technology, process design, communications and workforce optimization to solve the issues that enable organizations
Over 18 years of professional experience with organizations considering transformation initiatives and improvements to improve enterprise performance. Demonstrated success in articulating strategies into specific and measurable operational objectives then driving the changes across complex enterprises. I focus on solutions that drive results leveraging technology, process design, communications and workforce optimization to solve the issues that enable organizations to reach the next level of performance. Skilled facilitator with successful track record of getting leaders to consensus on difficult decisions.
Specialties: Portfolio/Program Management, IT Governance, Project Manager Development, Performance Management, Process Redesign, Workforce Transformation, Organization Change Management and Communications
Senior Manager @ Leveraging operational, technical, and financial expertise to solve IT Transformation and Governance objectives. Focused on serving Public Sector clients. From April 2015 to Present (9 months) Austin, Texas AreaIT Director, Global Program Management Office @ Led the process and activities to plan, govern, and manage the Business Transformation Roadmap for IT of projects. Worked with IT leadership to advise on new processes, optimizing resources, and managing budget for those programs. Redefined what it meant to be a Project Manager within Dell IT for a global team of over 200 Project Managers to improve project effectiveness as seen through on time, on budget delivery. Ensured strategy and operational alignment between project execution, governance objectives and activities, reporting/program analytics, and PMO communications with key stakeholders. Collaborated with business process owners and IT executives regarding the status and management of this portfolio of programs. From March 2013 to March 2015 (2 years 1 month) Senior Manager @ Organization strategist with experience defining and implementing solutions for Enterprise Systems Deployment, HR Transformation, Talent Management, Business Process Improvement and Communications. Focused on improving workforce effectiveness and organizational performance to drive results. Experience applying methodology for technology adoption, business process redesign, change management and communications, organization design, performance management and developing service delivery models. From April 2007 to March 2013 (6 years) Managing Consultant @ Process redesign consultant with a focus on HR Delivery. Project experience included Business Case development, Delivery Model defintion, requirements definiton, and organizational redesign for large organizations. From 2003 to 2007 (4 years) Account Manager @ Regional Sales Manager for major accounts, OEM development, and channel partners From 1996 to 1998 (2 years) Account Manager @ Trainer and Sales Manager for the new small and medium business in geographically defined area From 1994 to 1996 (2 years)
MBA, Human Capital Management/Managing IT @ University of Colorado at Denver From 2001 to 2003 Master of Arts, Sociology @ University of Houston From 1993 to 1994 BA, Sociology @ Baylor University From 1984 to 1988 Melanie Meador is skilled in: Workforce Development, HR Transformation, Technology Implementation, Strategic Communications, Organizational Change, Business Process Improvement, Performance Management, HR Strategy, Human Capital Management, Change Management, Management Consulting, Project Management, Organizational Design, Human Resources, Strategy
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