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Project Manager

WellCare Health Plans
Tampa/St. Petersburg, FL
[email protected]
Mobile: (813) 778-5124

Objective – My Career Goals

To obtain a position as a Project Manager, I can bring my enthusiasm and experience in leading 100+ client engagements to help you obtain your corporate growth target.

Open to Full-Time, Contract, Board, and Advisory Roles.

Profile – Summary of Skills & Experiences

I am a results-oriented professional in the field of Project Management who: • Sets clear expectations.
• Inspires accountability
• leads with enthusiasm
• Unafraid to celebrate successes

What I enjoy most about what I do is helping organizations Identify and Execute Change.

Experience in leading over 100 Client Engagements has taught me how to Lead Cross-functional teams.

Working Leadership examples are as follows:

• Execution of high-quality services and Customer Vision
• Improved Customer Retention by 17.2%
• Decentralizing Procurement increased Gross Margin by 7.9%
• Rescuing a failing Project by revisiting the operating KPI’s

Being Results-Oriented, I am:

• Able to make things happen
• Contribute to Team Success
• An Analytical and Motivated Self-Starter
• Enjoy working with people in a Fast-Paced, Dynamic Work Environment
• Thrive on the excitement of Group Collaboration
• Team Leader
• Passion for helping others to achieve their Goals

Experience – Companies I’ve Helped Succeed

Project Manager

WellCare Health Plans

Nov 2018 – Present

Tampa/St. Petersburg, Florida Area

Lead cross-functional teams to:

• Identify and Document New Growth Initiatives
• Conduct Business’ Readiness Assessments
• Develop and Apply a Structural Methodology
• Gaps Analysis of Training Requirements
• Determine the Most Effective Approach for Training Delivery
• Execute Training Activities for all Participants Impacted
• Lead Internal Process Improvement Opportunities

Business Consultant

Monarch Partnership

Oct 2015 – Present

Tampa/St. Petersburg, Florida Area

Key deliverables:

• Identify Current State challenges
• Develop Mitigation Plans
• Manage Resources and availability
• Execute Plan
• Monitor and Control transformation Initiatives
• Focus on new Processes to Maximize Efficiency and Performance

Accomplishments included:

• Current State Gap Analysis reduced the Lead Time by 50%
• Consulted with the Business Owner reduced costs by 30%
• Developed Best Practices and Procedures into a formal Operation Manual


• Small Business
• Entrepreneur
• Medium-sized Business

Project Manager


May 2001 – May 2015

Tampa/St. Petersburg, Florida Area


Led cross-functional teams to:

• Conduct customers’ Readiness Assessments
• Developed and apply the Structural Methodology
• Executed implementation activities at the national, regional, and local levels

Accomplishments included:

• Completing a Stakeholder Analysis resulted in an approved Change Order
• Progressive Elaboration of our Product Schedule required Modification
• Rescuing a failing project by revisiting the Change Management Strategy
• Set a new record for the largest Implementation completed in one day
• Collaborated with area managers involving the new client acquisition
• Communicate and distribute playbook created by the core team
• Successfully managed stakeholders, ensuring the project performance


• Bayer –
• FedEx
• Accenture
• Bristol Myers Squibb (BMS)
• Kraft Foods…ask me about my 95 other projects!

Area Operations Manager

Lanier Worldwide

Feb 2000 – Jun 2001

Tampa/St. Petersburg, Florida Area



• Production of Goods and Provision of Services for Contracted accounts
• Ensured the organization was Operating Efficiently
• Consistently Exceeding the Expectations and needs of the Customer


• Execution of High-Quality services Improved Customer Retention by 17.2%
• Led Decentralize Procurement Project increased Gross Margin by 7.9%
• Deliver training achieving certified proficiency of 98%
• Managed 10 national/regional accounts with 35 direct reports


• Aegon Equity Group (AEG)
• United Healthcare (UHC)
• Quality Distribution (QDI)

Account Executive

Paradigm Communications – Distribution and Marketing Division

Nov 1995 – Dec 1999

Tampa/St. Petersburg, Florida Area


Responsible for:

• Client Services and Client Acquisition in the Travel Sector
• The direct link between the Advertising Agency and the customer
• Managed day-to-day affairs, projects, and ensured Customer Satisfaction

Accomplishments included:

• A Forward-Thinking strategy reduced the clients Marketing Campaign by 6 weeks
• Escalated approved Proof Gap at production avoided a substantial Rework
• The one throat to choke for all marketing campaigns Outsourced

Education – Academic Achievements


Degree Name: Change Management Practitioner

Field Of Study: Change Management

Grade: Certificate of Completion

Dates Attended:  – 

Activities and Societies: Association of Change Management Professionals – Florida

Project Management Institute

Degree Name: Applied Frame Work

Field Of Study: Project Management

Grade: Satisfactory Completion

Dates Attended:  – 

Activities and Societies: Project Management Institute

Lanier Education Center

Degree Name: Management Essentials

Field Of Study: Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General

Grade: Certificate of Training

Dates Attended:  – 

Activities and Societies: NA

Everything one would need to know about managing people, process, or stakeholders.

Lanier Education Center

Degree Name: Certification of Training

Field Of Study: Project Management

Grade: Training Successfully Completed

Dates Attended:  – 

Activities and Societies: Project Management Level II

World-Class Training

Lorain County Community College

Degree Name: Attended

Field Of Study: Business Administration and Management, General

Dates Attended:  – 

5 Courses:

Applied Framework 2000e40-501 Expand

Project Management Institute

Barry Rhein Sales Training Expand

Selling Through Curiosity

Management Essentials Expand

Lanier Education Center

PMP preparation Expand


Project Management – Level II Expand

Lanier Education Center

Prosci® Certified Change Management Practitioner

Issuing Authority: Prosci

Issued: Jun 2010

Expires: No Expiration Date

Key Skills

Project Management

Project Planning

Change Management

Other Notable Accomplishments

2 Honors and Awards:

Centre Club – Technology Education Collaborative (TEC) Expand

  • Jan 2016 – Present 
  • Organization Position: Vice-Chair
  • Technology Education Collaborative (TEC) mission is to educating Centre Club members and guests on the best technology to enhance the way we do business

Project Management Institute Expand

  • Feb 2004 – Present 
  • Organization Position: Member

2 Organizations:

Certificate of Achievement Expand

  • Oct 1995  Issued by Mr. Robert R. Ferguson III

    Certification of Achievement – Personal contribution to the company’s vital success and furthering Continental’s vision to be recognized as the best airline in the industry.

Proclamation of Appreciation – City of Cleveland Expand

  • Mar 1992  Issued by Michael R. White, Mayor

Family of Christ Lutheran Church

Metropolitan Ministries

Dates Volunteered: Jan 2004

Cause: Human Rights

Vice-Chair – Technology Committee

The Centre Club Tampa, A member of the ClubCorp family

Dates Volunteered: Jan 2016 – Jan 2017

Cause: Science and Technology

Mission / Value Statement:

Technology Education Collaborative (TEC) members are dedicated to educating Centre Club members on the best technology to enhance the way we do business.


Highlighting relevant technologies that Club members can implement in their businesses


Administration, Analytical, Attention to Detail, Budget Management, Change Management, Client Management, Coaching, Communication, Compliance, Conflict Resolution, Consulting, Contracts, Contract Performance, Critical Thinking, Data Analysis, Decision Making, Delivery Scheduling, Due Diligence, Engagement, Evaluation, Executing Plans, Financial Analysis, Gap Analysis, Goal setting, Implementation, Leadership, Logical Thinking, Manage Meetings, Managing Conflicts, Meeting Deadlines, Mentoring, Motivation, Multitasking, Negotiation, Nonverbal Communication, Organize Project Teams, Plan Development, Presentation, Prioritizing, Problem Solving, Process Improvement, Product Management, Project Coordination, Project Definition, Project Execution, Project Implementation, Project Initialization, Project Reporting, Project Training, Project Performance, Relationship Building, Relationship Management, Risk Management, Scheduling, Team Building, Time Management, Tracking