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Program Manager effective in leading and directing large complex projects from inception to completion. More than 11 years of progressive project and program management and experience and repeated success in developing project initiatives, directing project plans and achieving revenue targets.
Qualifications & Skills
  • Licensed Professional Civil Engineer (SC)
  • Six Sigma Greenbelt (Sonoco)
  • CPIM Level 1 Certification (APICS)
  • 2019 ECT Program Participant (Husqvarna)
  • Cross-functional team management
  • Collaboration
  • Risk management
  • Cost reduction & containment
06/2019 - Current
HUSQVARNA GROUP Charlotte, NC Program Manager
  • Program Manager overseeing a portfolio of enterprise-wide project initiatives aimed at creating and improving standard processes and growing the Parts & Accessories business for Husqvarna North America.
  • Leads cross-functional project teams while effectively managing a full range of stakeholders and ensuring projects meet the agreed upon specifications including project timing, project cost, product cost, and project scope.
06/2016 - 05/2019
HUSQVARNA GROUP Charlotte, NC Senior Project Manager
  • Successfully managed four projects in 2017 ranging from Sourced Finished Goods to New Product Development for the Consumer Brands division, that included the development of a new 58V battery-powered ecosystem for the Poulan Pro, Jonsered, and McCulloch brands that is currently being sold in major retailers world wide.  Projects were delivered within 0.5% of agreed upon project cost, 3.2% of agreed upon product cost, while obtaining an year-to-date on-time milestone gate passage of 93.8% and totaling over $4,380,000 in capital investments for the Hand Held Consumer Brands Division.
  • Directly assisted the Global Project Management Office team at Husqvarna headquarters in Sweden to develop standardized processes for Finished Goods Sourced projects that will be implemented across the organization.
07/2013 - 06/2016
COLFAX FLUID HANDLING Monroe, NC Project Manager
  • Led global cross-functional teams in the management and execution of strategic projects to meet customer requirements and Colfax business objectives while managing risk assessment of schedule, financial, and technical requirements to ensure project deliverables meet program schedule and contractual requirements while enhancing customer satisfaction.
  • Successfully managed 5 major complex projects totaling over $13,000,000 in revenue for both the Oil & Gas and Power & Industry divisions that shipped on-time to customers in Saudi Arabia, China, Turkmenistan, Colombia, Mexico, and Canada while improving gross margins an average of 11.6% across all orders.
  • Improved working capital by reducing the average number of days to invoice and collect progress payments associated with large projects from 74.8 days to 1.4 days and 54.6 days to 4.3 days respectfully from 2014 to 2015 by creating standard work for the Global PMO. 
  • Assisted in the creation of new standards for the Global Project Management Organization and conducted on-site training of associates in the Netherlands, United Kingdom, and Germany.
06/2011 - 07/2013
COLFAX FLUID HANDLING Monroe, NC Colfax Business System Facilitator
  • Led and facilitated cross-functional teams to implement LEAN concepts, including analyzing and planning workforce utilization, process improvement, and work/material flow from inception through completion.
  • Facilitated a total of 6 major kaizen events in 2012 that resulted in $247,274 in total annual savings.
  • Conducted demand flow events at Colfax Fluid Handling facilities in the United States and Europe that helped reduce working capital by an estimated total of $1,493,400 and improved on-time delivery to customers by an average of 23.0% across specific product lines.
08/2010 - 05/2011
INGERSOLL-RAND - TRANE COLUMBIA Columbia, SC Process Improvement Consultant
  • Implemented a DMAIC framework and utilized high-level technical methodology to develop and implement a pull-system between facilities in South Carolina and Kentucky that reduced the on-site coil inventory at the Lexington, KY facility by an estimated $550,000 while ensuring that the Columbia, SC plant achieves superior levels in customer performance metrics.
06/2010 - 08/2010
TARGET CORPORATION Lugoff, SC Distribution Operations Intern
  • Investigated ways to help improve the overall efficiency of the material handling group at the Lugoff, SC regional distribution facility that supplies over 70 regional stores which resulted in the development of a comprehensive strategy to increase efficiency and improve quality control for the General Pallet Movement (GPM) process within the DC that was considered for future company-wide implementation.
07/2004 - 12/2008
THOMAS & HUTTON ENGINEERING CO. Myrtle Beach, SC Design Engineer / Assistant Project Manager
  • Directed 5-member design team at a land development engineering firm, providing overall site design and permitting services for commercial and residential projects throughout coastal North and South Carolina for clients that included national production builders, including D.R. Horton, Inc. and Centex Homes.
  • Reduced the production schedule of clients by nearly two-months by designing new standardized spreadsheets and forms to increase overall efficiency of the project permitting process in multiple states.
  • Successfully completed numerous projects on schedule while adhering to varying client needs through efficient and high quality designs, navigating various permitting processes in North and South Carolina, as well as ensuring compliance with all state and local closeout procedures.
  • Increased the efficiency and significantly reduced the costs for the home sales divisions of clients by partnering with our surveyors and GIS technicians to develop a new methodology for analyzing lot dimension parameters.
Education and Training
MOORE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS, University of South Carolina Columbia, SC, USA MBA: International Business Administration - Global Supply Chain & Operations
COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING, University of South Carolina Columbia, SC, USA Bachelor of Science: Civil Engineering

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Accomplished aviation professional with background in project/program management, business development, and accounting.  Excited for an opportunity to return to UND where my industry experience and network can be used to support the health and vibrancy of the School of Aerospace Sciences through the role of Senior Director of Development.​


Program management (PMP)

Team development

Financial management & analysis (CPA)

Business development

Facilitation & collaboration

Strategic planning

Commercial pilot

Executive communication

Program Manager, Enterprise Projects & Business Development Jul 2016 to Current
Cirrus Aircraft Duluth, MN
  • Managing the project management cycle for a portfolio of projects related to internal enterprise capability, facilities, and new business opportunities
  • Established and Chair the Facilities Steering Committee -- a cross-functional team responsible for medium- to long-term facilities requirements and tactical execution of facilities change requests
  • Collaborating routinely with PMs to document company standards and policies for project management practices
SF50 Project Manager, Aircraft Development Jul 2014 to Jul 2016
Cirrus Aircraft Duluth, MN
  • Managed scope, schedule, and budget to achieve FAA Type Certification for the Vision SF50
  • Apprised leadership team on project status, progress, risks, and successes
  • Recruited new team members
  • Managed consultants and contract labor
  • Interfaced with vendors, regulatory bodies, and customers
  • Cross-functional coordination executed across the organization
Assistant Project Manager Aug 2013 to Jul 2014
Cirrus Aircraft Duluth, MN
  • Managed $91M budget of Vision SF50 Aircraft Development project
  • Created and managed schedule for first conforming prototype build of experimental jet aircraft
  • Coordinated across engineering, supply chain, experimental build, quality, airworthiness, and other support functions
Senior Associate Jan 2011 to Aug 2013
Brady Martz & Associates Thief River Falls, MN
  • Prepared individual, partnership, not-for-profit & corporate tax returns
  • Built relationships with clients and the community
  • Performed governmental & non-profit audits and accounting services
Preload Operations Supervisor Oct 2009 to Jan 2011
UPS Grand Forks, ND
  • Managed a team of 13 - 18 hourly union employees
  • Maintained continuing compliance with safety training and certification
  • Created daily staffing plan for varying levels of production
  • Met daily production goals
  • Identified service failures and took corrective action
Accountancy Graduate Service Assistant Aug 2009 to May 2011
University of North Dakota Grand Forks, ND
  • Researched various investment, accounting, retirement, and tax topics
  • Assisted with administrative tasks for the department
  • Proctored exams
Airport Operations Agent Oct 2007 to Aug 2009
Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Routinely performed airside/landside inspections of all airport owned property, facilities, and equipment
  • Ensured airfield remained in compliance with safety regulations
  • Responded to airfield and aircraft emergencies
  • Interacted with airfield tenants to build relationships
  • Taught driver and airfield safety courses

Commercial Pilot, AMEL #

Certified Public Accountant (ND) #4780

Certified Public Accountant (MN) #28256

Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA)

Project Management Professional (PMP) #

Education and Training
Master of Accountancy (M.Acc.) 2011 University of North Dakota Grand Forks, ND, United States
Accounting Missouri State University Springfield, MO, United States
Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.), Aviation Management 2006 University of North Dakota Grand Forks, ND, United States Minor in Economics

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

Minnesota Society of CPAs (MNCPA)

Project Management Institute (PMI)

Neil J. Wells Accounting Scholarship

Missouri Outreach Graduate Opportunity Scholarship

Magna Cum Laude, UND, August 2006

Eagle Scout, 2002

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Professional Summary

Highly motivated Civil Engineer, experienced in project management,  construction, and design. Excellent public speaking and teamwork skills. Strong multitasker with the ability to function exceptionally within a high pressure work environment.

  • Fluent in English, Spanish, and Arabic
  • Creative problem solving
  • Team Leadership and Motivation
  • AutoCad Civil 3D
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Performance optimization
Work History
Junior Project Manager, 07/2018 to Current
TransCanada Houston, TX

Ensure integrity of company natural gas pipeline assets managing surveys and remediation activities for all Cathodic Protection compliance issues, including but not limited to Test Point Surveys, Stress Corrosion Cracking Direct Assessments, Close Interval Surveys, Direct Current Voltage Gradient surveys, Rectifier and Ground Bed replacements, RMU installations, Test Station installations. Conduct efforts in a team environment with project managers, support analysts, project controllers, regulatory, supply chain, project engineering and accounting to properly plan and execute work. Responsibilities include project setup, contractor proposal evaluation and award, permitting, budget forecasting and tracking, invoicing and project closeout.

Graduate Engineer- Land Development, 01/2017 to 07/2018
Huitt-Zollars - West Houston, TX

Analyze survey reports, maps and other topographical data to effectively plan projects. Design and provide CAD work for all aspects of the project including site plan, wet utilities, cut/fill calculations, site grading, site drainage, drainage calculations, and plan production using AutoCAD Civil 3D. Coordinate with sub consultants such as survey, mechanical, electrical and plumbing. Obtain permitting from city and county agencies, generate plan specifications, solicit bids and award contracts. Offer technical assistance to contractors, onsite personnel and inspect project completion.

Assistant Project Manager Intern, 06/2015 to 01/2017
SDC Builds Houston, TX

Researched and investigated project requirements, reviewed plans and specifications during the schematic design of pre-construction. Obtained permitting from city and county agencies. Performed regular job site observations to provide scheduling and direction for all personnel. Served as onsite representative to clients and crew members, performed walkthroughs with clients for final project completion. Performed regular job site observations to provide direction for all sub-contractor personnel. Prepared and followed through on all required punch lists.

Intern, 11/2014 to 11/2015
A&R Engineering and Testing Houston, TX

Tested soils and materials to determine foundation strength. Made and checked engineering computations and generated geotechincal reports on materials tested.

Bachelor of Science: Civil Engineering, 2016
Texas Southern University - Houston, TX
  • 10 Hour General Safety; OSHA 24-68
  • Project Management Preparation; Blackhawk Technologies, LLC
  • Lean Six Sigma Green & Black Belt ; Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus 
  • Total Quality Management; Western Michigan University 

Society of Woman Engineers (SWE) • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) • National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)  • American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists (AAEES) 

Leadership Roles
  • Chair of Public Relations, NSBE Texas Southern University 
  • Vice President, AAEES Texas Southern University 
  • Student Coordinator, Women of Color STEM Conference  
  • Surveying Teacher Assistant, Texas Southern University