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I am currently available for work
Serial No: 32562
(08/31/1972, male)
List top 5 skills: business analyst, consultant, implementation manager, project manager, technical delivery lead
Short Bio:

High-caliber combined project manager and business analyst who can lead teams in size of 10-20. Extensive experience in financial services including front-to-back office workflow analysis, solution design, and delivery. Familiar with most standard work methodologies including project management, analysis, and operations. 20 years total experience with an internationally-focused MBA. Looking to grow career through more international experience.

Current location: 

Massachusetts, United States - View on map

Nationality: 

American

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

IT and Technology, Banking Insurance and Financial Services

Spoken languages: 

english

Locations I am interested in working:

Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Ireland, Jersey, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, portugal, spain, Sweden, switzerland, United Kingdom



Profile

• 15 years’ experience in technical delivery and project management roles both as a direct supervisor and as a lead within matrix resource management structures

• Similar depth in business process analysis, design, and change management with emphasis on buy-side asset management workflows for the front and middle office

• Strong business acumen with knowledge of senior stakeholder engagement, negotiations, budgeting, cost accounting, and contracting

• Consistent international focus including an MBA in Global Management, work experience abroad, and multiple project deliveries with teams based in the USA, UK, India, Singapore, Switzerland, and Ireland

Professional Experience

WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT, Boston, MA, USA
Jul 2015 – Present

Leading global asset manager with $930B in assets under management

Senior Implementation Manager – Lead analysis and implementation of change to the operational data stores supporting fixed income, equity, and alternative portfolio managers.

• Recruited to be the lead systems analyst within a 25-person contract global delivery team (10 USA, 15 India) to manage all client interactions, requirements gathering, and delivery oversight.

CHARLES RIVER DEVELOPMENT, Burlington, MA, USA
Nov 2012 – Jul 2015

Leading provider of solutions to automate front- and middle-office investment management functions

Senior Implementation Manager – Blended role of project manager, business analyst, architect, and client manager responsible for successful implementation of client solutions.

• Led a 6-person delivery team to evaluate the end-to-end portfolio management workflows for a large wealth manager ($1 trillion AUM) and design/prototype them for optimal use of Charles River.

• Successfully led three Charles River IMS Version 9 upgrades covering equities, fixed income, alternative investments, and FX trading desks and portfolio management teams.

• Implemented a full 24×7 global equity “pass-the-book” trading model to support a new Asia-Pacific focused separately managed account platform.

SCHRODERS INVESTMENTS, London, United Kingdom
Nov 2011 – Nov 2012

Global Asset Manager with over £182B in assets under management

Investments Project Manager – Technology lead responsible for evaluating, planning, and executing project-sized integrations and functional enhancements to the trading platform and decision support systems for Equities, Fixed Income, & Multi-Asset investment management teams.

• Managed implementation of straight through processing for FX OTC options to decrease execution time.

• Led remediation of end-to-end system flow to allow CFD trading with multiple execution brokers.

• Managed creation of a new daily transaction feed into the company’s investment data repository.

• Conducted due diligence and feasibility analysis of a new auction facility for reverse repurchase agreements that fixed income fund managers could use to collateralize their cash deposits.

• Managed an end-to-end business process review for notifications of cash subscriptions and redemptions to/from Schroder funds, proposing short-term and long-term improvements for this area.

• Managed the implementation of Charles River Trader to the Schroders investment team in Indonesia.

BARCLAYS WEALTH, Glasgow, United Kingdom
Jan – Nov 2011

Leading United Kingdom Wealth Manager with over £164B in managed assets in over 20 countries.

Vice President, Global Dealing Technology – Led recruiting, staffing, and training of a new team in Glasgow to provide near-shore technical delivery capacity for a £300M implementation of a private wealth platform.

• Successfully supported first tranche deployment of Charles River Version 9 to 1000 users including dealers, private bankers, and middle office staff in the UK, USA, Switzerland, and Singapore.

• Led design and implementation of numerous workflows and interfaces including Tarot order settlement, web-based order entry, compliance processing, and daily account/instrument/position loads.

• Worked with the program manager to create a BAU (Business-as-Usual) team that would manage defect fixes and minor enhancements while the program team continued the platform deployment through 2013.

FIDELITY INVESTMENTS, Boston, MA, USA
May 2007 – Jan 2011

One of the largest financial products & services companies in the world with over $1.3T in managed assets.

Senior Manager, Software Engineering – Managed a 10-person technical delivery team and a $3M annual IT budget for an Equities/ETF focused asset management team within Fidelity.

• Managed system implementation of Bloomberg Asset & Investment Manager (AIM) including all technical integration requirements with downstream accounting and compliance reporting systems.

• Supervised $1.1M custom development of an Equities portfolio management decision support system including enabling it for access through Windows 7 touch screen technology and Apple iPads.

• Successfully managed a $1M technology infrastructure upgrade program that included migrations to Windows 2003, SQL Server 2005, and .Net 3.5 framework for all applications in the portfolio.

• Led the implementation of Microsoft CRM and SharePoint to enhance client management workflows.

• Managed $500K custom development initiative to automate client property management processes.

• Led implementation of Lean process improvement, Agile development methodology, and Application Portfolio Optimization for my business unit within a broader corporate-wide transformation initiative.

PEROT SYSTEMS, Boston, MA, USA
Feb 2006 – Apr 2007

$2.8B systems integrator acquired by Dell in 2009.

Project Manager – Managed a $2M feasibility project to evaluate a 24×7 offshore delivery model for 74 mainframe & data warehousing applications used by a large retail pharmacy chain.

• Successfully implemented a governance process that included gathering operational metrics, prioritizing resources, and providing oversight of a 26-person software development team (USA & India).

• Developed a new daily operational support handover process with India that improved overall customer satisfaction with the global IT service delivery model.

DAIMLER CHRYSLER FINANCIAL SERVICES, Farmington Hills, MI, USA
Feb 2005 – Feb 2006

Division of DaimlerChrysler AG providing captive financing solutions to vehicle dealers in 40 countries.

Management Consultant – Member of a Post-MBA program within the global financial services arm of DaimlerChrysler conducting best practices research and process redesign projects for senior management.

• Worked with Boston Consulting Group and internal managers to develop a market penetration strategy within the commercial finance group for a segment that historically had been difficult to generate sales.

• Led a work team to develop a five-year customer service and retention strategy for Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Mercedes, and Freightliner product lines.

PEROT SYSTEMS, Phoenix, AZ, USA
Apr 1999 – Jul 2003

$2.8B systems integrator acquired by Dell in 2009.

Project Manager – Served as an onsite project manager responsible for planning, execution, and control of client discretionary technology projects and delivery manager for their core technology services.

• Successfully managed over 10 packaged application enhancement projects for multiple corporate groups.

• Helped reduce a $6M annual professional services budget by 50% over 2 years.

• Managed all IT audit & compliance reporting to the client’s CIO and Audit Committee, helping organize a broad remediation program to implement new controls required by passage of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.

UNITED STATES ARMY, Worldwide
May 1994 – Apr 1999

Captain, Military Intelligence – Supervised 4-30 people in 4 progressive team leadership assignments as a tactical intelligence officer. Focused on mission (project) planning for organic scout and supporting intelligence assets.

• Successfully served as the Executive Officer for a 30-person military intelligence company through an 18-month, $40M integration project that introduced information systems in the field at the brigade level.

• Led a 5-person intelligence section of an armor battalion (45 M1 tanks) through two successful training deployments including an experimental task organization under an Aviation Brigade.

• Received 4 Army Commendation Medals while in service.

Education

MBA, Global Management, 2004, Thunderbird School of Global Management, Phoenix, Arizona

Bachelor of Science, 1994, United States Military Academy, West Point, New York