Project Manager or Program Manager

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Wade P. Henson 920 Cleveland Ct. Louisville, Co 80027 Home: 303 926 4470 Mobile: 303 519 7923 [email protected] Summary Business Process/Project Management Professional with significant and diverse ex perience in major business process implementations. Background includes general management, operations and new business development for aeronautics and compute r data storage entities. Demonstrated expertise focusing on balancing cost and schedule requirements with corporate business goals. Proven team player with co llaboration abilities for getting results. Superb data analysis skills. Work wel l in matrixed management environment. Accomplishments Business Process Project Manager Resource and technology portfolio management system implementation- managed loca l implementation of corporate wide MS Excel based resource technology portfolio management system. Implementation identified resource requirements for mainstre am projects identifying impact to total task load and corporate budget. Budget allocation decisions made based on data from this process. Improved time to mar ket 8% and reduced operating costs. System is still active. Critical Chain project management process implementation - managing local implem entation of corporate wide project management process applying Theory of Constra ints methodology. Collaboration with the A Goldratt Institute (AGI) reps and ad vanced development teams in Singapore and Minnesota implementing procedures for streamlining project scope. Developed processes for tracking, reporting and tra ining curriculum. Increased productivity 5% to 8%. Product Phase Review process implementation - In-house developed process impleme nting phased life cycle standards for all programs. Process is Lotus Notes base d: Implementation consisted of creating phase definitions in coordination with d esign engineering and reliability groups on deliverable content and logic; apply ing established metrics and pass gate definitions for phase reviews. System is still in use. Business Project Manager Managed business function serving on cross functional project teams. Prepared a nd presented detail production schedules and budget/cost analyses. Provided cor e team members resource and facility availability for new programs. Improved sc hedule and budget predictability, resulting in time to market decrease by 20%. C ore team member providing product life cycle related expertise for product devel opment, engineering specification and schedule reviews with process deliverable requirements. Business Operations Manager Managed group responsible for maintaining business functions for software engine ering services team at Hill AFB, Utah. Included but not limited to budget perfo rmance analyses, material cost tracking, arranging and funding facilities, train ing and development. Production Management Specialist Liaison between multi functional organizations for test aircraft production. Man aged tracking and reporting on operations including budget and schedule analysis identifying issues related to engineering, logistics, production, finance and t

est groups. Developed integrated master plans/integrated master schedules for te st aircraft. Improved piece part costs; created detailed factory analyses and providing forec asts to upper management. Chief Manufacturing Engineer Managed group responsible for preparing detailed procedures for removing and rei nstalling avionics components on F16 aircraft. Developed on line tool estimating process. Conducted factory productivity studies and prepared tooling forecasts. Development Staff Engineer Conducted detail mechanical and electrical analysis of similar products from maj or competitors in conjunction with design engineering and component procurement groups identifying potential cost savings. Reduced product costs 5 to 8% per un it quarterly MS Access model for tracking and evaluating component and piece part costs, crea ted reports comparing total product cost. Cost deltas and basis presented to exe cutive management in quarterly business intelligence reviews and ad hoc events. Professional Experience SEAGATE TECHNOLOGY, Longmont, Colorado - designs and manufactures data storage s olutions Business Process Project Manager 1999- 2004 Development Staff Engineer 2004 - 2010 IOMEGA, Roy, Utah - designs and manufactures mobile data storage solutions Business Project Manager 1998 - 199 9 LOCKHEED MARTIN AERONAUTICS, Fort Worth, Texas/Hill AFB, Utah - designs and manu factures military aircraft Business Operations Manager 1995 - 1998 Production Management Specialist 1985 - 1995 Chief Manufacturing Engineer 1980 - 1985 Education BBA, Management Texas Wesleyan University, Fort Worth, Texas Professional Development Project and Program Management courses at Lockheed Martin Supervisory/Management skills/Management development program at Lockheed Martin Engineering Data Analysis courses at Lockheed Martin Kepner-Tregoe Problem Solving & Decision Analysis at Seagate Design for Six Sigma Project Training and Certification at Seagate Project Management: Rapid Team Development at Seagate Disk drive architecture courses at Iomega and Seagate Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Affiliations / Associations / Memberships Member, Project Management Institute (PMI); Member, PM Tools Group (Primavera) Member, Colorado Renewable Energy Society (CRES); Member, Colorado Green Tech Gr oup Technical Skills

Microsoft Office Suite applications (Excel, Project, PowerPoint, Word, Access). Have inactive security clearance.

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