Corrina S. | Elance
Last Sign-in: May 27, 2015

Corrina S.

Results Driven Project and Process Expert
   United States
  |   Beaverton, OR
  |  4:20 am Local Time


Corrina has been working 11+ years as an accomplished business consultant, change manager, IT project manager, recruitment program manager, and business process expert. Her accolades and program portfolio include consulting with Nike, Northrop Grumman, Bank of America, and EDS. Her scope as a leader in project management has ranged from contracted values of $30M to $2B per project. She has been working with Elance since September 2011 and has been a rising star since. The secret to her success has been her strong commitment to delivering results and having the professional flexibility to transform her focus from strategic to tactical as it is needed for her clients. She holds many certifications including ITIL, PMP, and Six Sigma. Her expertise in these core methodologies combined with her real world experiences have shaped her strategic approach to effectively implement programs with minimal risk and successful change adoption in diverse, populous organizations.
Service Description
Results oriented project manager with crossover experience as a technical sales leader. Experience in the following key areas:

1)Managing cross functional teams and external high end clients
2)Technical project delivery(waterfall and agile)
3)Change and configuration management(ITIL certified)
4)Business and technical operations
5)Sales and marketing strategy
6)Proposal writing(100% successful track record, $40M in RFP wins)
7)Grant writing(100% successful track record)
8)Large scale implementations(technical and people /process)
9)Proven ability to execute under limited supervision and direction.
10)Client focused professional with proactive approach
11)Exemplary communication and technical writing
ITIL Practioner
Awarded: 2006
Six Sigma
Green Belt Trained
Awarded: 2005
PMP Trained
Awarded: 2004
Bank of America
Sr. Change Manager
2011 - 2012
- Negotiated a WIC EBT Vendor Implementation contract from $6M to $1.2M for Treasury Services Card Product Team - Consulted on a project to decouple the BOA European Commercial Card Product Business Operations, Infrastructure, and Applications from MBNA European Consumer Card Services. - Built and led a highly matrixed program team to perform and execute as 1 which included; 2 vendors, USDA, Booz Allen, BofA, and a State WIC Agency. - Managed program budget of $6M that never exceeded a 1% variance - Initiated and implemented an internal BofA Commercial Card Program Management Best Practices Library to reduce resource effort, fast track new hire projects, and increase overall project productivity. Responsibilities: Responsible for driving Supply Chain RFI and RFP process for vendor selection Solely responsible for defining and managing: -Vendor Relationships - Executive level reviews and presentations - Financial forecasting - Program risk management and measurement - Resource Staffing levels - Communication planning - WBS and Timelines - Managed large, diverse matrixed technical teams of 45+ associates including product teams, vendors, offshore and onshore developers/
Volt Technical Sciences and Consulting
Sr. Program Manager
2008 - 2011
Key Accomplishments: - Designed, launched, and implemented a $30M Government Utility Program - Company's Sr. Project Representative for software delivery and client facing business development strategy - $40M total in RFP project wins Responsibilities: - Project portfolio management and prioritization - Leadership in analyzing, mapping and implementing project timelines for large scale client implementations - Working directly with clients and internal teams to develop project requirements, identify change impacts, map requirements to design through implementation, create successful exit criteria, and deployment planning - Control all aspects of project scope - Design communication plans and selecting communication mediums leveraging new technology concepts and tools - Complex human resource management and planning - Budget and sales management for projects 3M to 30M in revenue - Leveraging Six Sigma and PMP best practices to execute effective approaches for all levels of business process improvement, project planning, and execution - Vendor management and contract negotiations - Work group facilitation and leadership - Leverage FMEA to identify, prioritize, and analyze project risks - Track project deliverables and milestones in WBS - Creating and communicating project status briefs for senior stakeholder?s - Monitoring and reporting on financial health of the project to senior stakeholders including budgeting and forecasting
Bank of America
Sr. Technical Delivery Manager
2006 - 2008
Key Accomplishments: - Card MBNA Online Banking Project Launch: Successfully delivered an Online banking project responsible for generating $1MM per month with 0 defects in testing and production delivery. - Teller Score Product Expansion - Card Services Product Expansion Project: Assisted in requirements and design for a card project targeting customer specific product match based on Data Warehouse information stored across multiple BofA platforms and business units. Responsibilities: - Responsible for Architectural document reviews to drive impact analysis of project changes - Lead efforts to develop business requirements for Card systems (AIM, CTMT, CSMT, Merlin, Merlin Teller, Common Services) based on current architecture and business desired state - Mapped business requirements through high level to low level design - Responsible for technical delivery, budget, and resources for a $3-6 million projects in Card Technology and Franchise Sales - Managed large, diverse matrixed technical teams of 45+ associates including offshore and onshore developers - Managed budget and forecasting with a monthly +/-3% variance - Solely responsible for managing monthly change budgets, financial forecasting, risk management, resources, and timelines for all assigned projects - All projects had a managed budget of 1M plus with a minimum 12M company ROI
Northrop Grumman
PMO State of Virginia, VITA Project
2006 - 2006
Key Accomplishments: - Opened the PMO doors for the $2B VITA award to Northrop Grumman - Designed PMO methodology and execution strategy from ground up Responsibilities: - PMO leader for the Commonwealth PMO on the VITA project that is comprised of 95 Virginia state agencies and their network infrastructure as well Disaster Recovery site development - Ensured completion of deliverables and adherence to timelines; track milestones and timelines across projects and institute necessary work flow, personnel and financial resource allocations, making alterations when necessary to meet expectations of clients; analyze and resolve issues that have the potential to jeopardize performance and/or ability to meet agreed upon deliverables; analyze financial and operational reports - Developed systems and processes necessary for the recruitment, tracking, planning and execution of projects - Attended client meetings for ongoing and prospective projects Determined project requirements and assign staff Oversee and maintain liaison between all parties concerned with the project to facilitate any changes or modifications and to facilitate resolution of project problems - Oversaw the development of relevant project proposals and budgets and recommend approval of them before submission to clients - Analyzed short and long-term resource needs and adjust staffing and resources appropriately - Lead and managed stand up and stabilization of the contract PMO standards and procedures - Reported to the executive team as well as state sub committees on task force progress, risks and issues, and risk mitigation strategies, - Proactively identified changes in work scope and ensure appropriate planning measures are taken with internal and external clients to reassess, renegotiate and amend scope of work responsibilities, proposals, contracts and budgets
Electronic Data Systems (EDS)
NMCI- Application Integration Team Lead
2005 - 2006
Key Accomplishments: - Lead the Application Integration team to complete a 45 million dollar government CLIN that packaged, tested, and delivered three desktop applications to 50,000 computers in 90 day. Responsibilities: - Lead and managed virtual teams - Served on a technical writing committee to document enterprise standardized processes and procedures - Facilitated efficient software application testing and delivery through monitored cycle times and methodology to gain lower cost models and increased profit per application project ordered - Calculated and reviewed COPQ and CODND to drive better results with in the application delivery environment - Reviewed and managed resource use, processes, business needs, customer requirements, and SLA impacts associated to Testing and Deployment of all operational NMCI approved applications - Quality Assurance and Change Control - Facilitated meetings with project stakeholders - Integrated and uses project management methodologies - Created communication plans - Escalated and mitigated project risks and issues efficiently - Proven expertise in problem solving and troubleshooting - Interpreted and translated customer requirements - Developed and maintained Microsoft Project Plans - Gathered and analyzed statistical data to monitor trending and business needs for the Software Distribution Capability in the NRFK Region - Planned staffing based on business need and trending - Interviewed applicants for open positions with in the Software Distribution Capability - As a leader, procured resources, tools, and technical equipment needs to the application integration testing and development team - Supported and lead efforts to stand up the NMCI Problem Management process and system requirements
Electronic Data Systems (EDS)
NMCI Enterprise Change Manager
2003 - 2005
Key Accomplishments: - Facilitated and executed a corporate plan at EDS headquarters to redesign the NMCI Change Management process and systems to align with ITIL best practices 90 days. Responsibilities: - Served on a technical writing committee to document enterprise standardized processes and procedures for Change Management and configuration management - Experienced in Testing and Deployment for the following - Operating Systems: Windows XP, 3x, 95, 98, Windows NT 40, Windows 2000 - Software: Functional Lead for Complex and Simple Application Quality Testing and Deployment Currently hold a position delivering to an already 5,000+-application environment with 3 million desktop configuration possibilities - Internet Familiarity: RAS, VPN, Blackberry - Other: Project In Vision (PIV), Microsoft Office Project 2002/2003, Exchange 2000 , Unix, Tivoli, Novadigm, Remedy, Capacity Planning, SAN, and Networking - Under general and limited direction coordinated and collaborated with all operational teams in analyzing and collected requirements to ensure plans and identified solutions met customer needs and expectations - Participated in business and technical information technology solution implementations, upgrades, enhancements, and conversions - Responsible for facilitating daily meetings and conferences with IT Subject Matter Experts to plan large and small scale changes within the network - Analyzed change based on business impact to the supporting company and current customers? requirements
Payment Terms
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Corrina S. | Elance

Corrina S.