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Nanci B., Bear Brown Consulting, Inc. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Apr 27, 2015

Nanci B., Bear Brown Consulting, Inc.

Operations and Project Management Expert (13+ Yrs)
   Canada
  |   Maple, ON
  |  2:12 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $66

I'm Nanci Brown, the owner and principal consultant of Bear Brown Consulting, Inc., an independent consultancy specializing in digital project management.

I've been solving project management and operations challenges for over 13 years in the software, gaming, and cloud-based technology industries. I've worked with a wide-range of clients from the very large (Elance-oDesk, BlackBerry, Cisco, Intel, IBM, SWIFT, Red Hat, Tech Data, the Economist, Financial Times, Martha Steward Weddings, and the U.S. Department of State, to name a few) to...

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Nov 7, 2014|Management Consulting|$4,556|Completed
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Portfolio

An example of a typical project management schedule created for a Software-as-a-Service...
This article was written for a restoration company, one of about 25 that I wrote for...

Skills (8)

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Customer Service
Customer Service Test
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Project Management
Project Management Certification
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Report Writing
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Operations Management
Operations Management Test
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Business Documentation
Content Writing
Business Analysis
Client Services Management

Service Description

My clients have said things like:

- " 'Grace under pressure'. Nanci kept every aspect of this critical project on track, and kept all key stakeholders connected. When needed, which was often, she came up with alternative solutions and ideas - never missing a beat. Her technical expertise combined with her organizational abilities and calm, responsive manner, added incredible value to this project... Thank you Nanci and team!"

- "Nanci's understanding of how to produce and project manage complex projects has resulted in outstanding results for clients. In an industry where merging technology and creativity is key, Nanci understands how to navigate the delta where both meet. We enjoy working with her and team!"

- "The ultimate project manager with unique organizational, communication, multi-tasking, and detail-oriented skills. She is a natural leader who guides and mentors team members with empathy and compassion. She is a product expert, problem-solver and critical thinker who works tirelessly to ensure customer satisfaction."

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Specialties: Strategic program and project management, team leadership, training, business and marketing materials, process definition & improvement, change management, event management, client relationship management, service delivery, needs assessment.

Service description:

Strategic, end-to-end program and project management, beginning with program and/or project definition (defining requirements, goals,...

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Employment

RTinsights.com
Consulting Director, Tech. and Marketing Services
2015 - Present
Develop and manage interactive marketing program for an independent, expert-driven website on big data and analytics. Ongoing.
Elance-oDesk
Certified Program Consultant
2013 - Present
This is a role ongoing from Oct. 2013 that is comprised of two distinct phases. Phase one: I developed the business processes to successfully track and manage a new cost-saving outsourcing...
Elance-oDesk
Elance-oDesk Program Consultant
2014 - 2015
This consulting role had two components: 1. Analyzed program and stakeholder needs to understand what communication materials needed to be created, and to ensure they fit with project objectives...
Confidential (under NDA)
Process Analyst/Change Management Consultant
2013 - 2014
Created gap analysis of customer onboarding process as per existing corporate strategy and target market; identified and prioritized proposed solutions to address gaps; developed and successfully...
Computer Generated Solutions
Consulting Director, Virtual Solutions
2008 - 2012
Overall responsibility for client-facing operations for the CGS VirtualEvents365 (online events, training, e-learning platform) line of business, including project management, internal and external...
Unisfair
Director of Operations
2006 - 2008
I created this position by persuading executives that this initiative would increase profitability. As a result, existing-client projects increased by 96%. Commended by COO for "Strong leadership...
Unisfair
Senior Project Manager
2002 - 2006
Unisfair
Project Manager
2000 - 2001
various
Consultant
1998 - 1999
Provided project management consulting for several Montreal-area start up companies.
Interact Multimedia
Localization Manager
1995 - 1998
Responsible for localization of educational children's games into 10+ European and Asian languages

Education

Dawson Institute of Photography
Photography Diploma
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Brock University
B.A.
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Athabasca University
MBA
2010 - Present
Project Management Institute
Project Management Professional (PMP)
2007 - 2007

Keywords

Project management
project manager
start up
marketing
digital
operations
program manager
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