Intellex Acquires Expert by Big Village

We're thrilled to announce that Intellex has acquired Expert by Big Village, effective March 22, 2024. This strategic move enhances our capabilities and strengthens our commitment to delivering exceptional solutions to our customers.

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Expert Details

Product, Project & Portfolio Strategy

ID: 739802 Texas, USA

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Expert is a former Program Director now consultancy owner working with some of the biggest and most successful companies in the world, helping them create and manage their portfolios and projects. He has 17 years of experience delivering project and product-based solutions and 10 years of adjunct teaching and training new project program professionals. Expert has a proven ability to transfer PMO skills cross-industry and implement strategic planning, change management, and business process improvement. He is the author of the University of Phoenix's project management course on Models, Methods, and Artifacts, and an active adjunct faculty member at Grand Canyon University. He is also the author of a guide to success for freelance, gig, and contract workers. With his own consultancy, he is a strong voice of reason for establishing clarity and driving priorities under challenging circumstances. He is also an expert in delivering goal-oriented projects to address a wide variety of business and product delivery needs.

Applications: Apple IOS Products, Clarity PPM, Confluence, Jira, Microsoft Power BI, Microsoft Project, Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft TFS, Oracle RNT, PeopleSoft, Plainview PPM, ServiceNow, Tableau
Technical Skills: Cobol Programming, ETL, HTML, IT Help Desk, MVL/JCL Mainframe, Microsoft Access, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Visual Studio, PeopleSoft SIS, Product Installation, SIS Administration, SQL Scripting


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2009 Degree: MS Subject: Information Systems Institution: University of Phoenix
Year: 2006 Degree: BS Subject: Computer Information Systems Institution: Wayne State College

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2022 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Project Consultant & Owner Department:
A key player in executing product and portfolio strategy for multiple Fortune 500 companies. A strong voice of reason for establishing clarity and driving priorities under challenging circumstances. Expert in delivering goal-oriented projects to address a wide variety of business and product delivery needs.

• Manage, drive, and report on portfolio performance for various clients.
• Balance strategic priorities against run-the-business responsibilities in lean environments.
• Maintain focus on resource management and task prioritization from a strategic perspective.
• Define strategic vs tactical priorities, allowing teams to strategize, plan, and prepare resource management plans for spikes in demand.
• Design Portfolio, Program, Project, and Product artifacts and project plans from scratch.
• Lead and facilitate tabletops, process improvements, path-to-green strategies, project portfolio status reviews, and change management strategies.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2022 to 2023 Employer: The Panther Group Title: Senior Business Project Manager at Federal Reserve Banking System Department:
• Designed FNOC's day-one readiness project plan and FedNow’s data strategy project plan.
• Managed and scheduled FNOC meetings, data strategy meetings, stakeholder readouts, and project plan monitoring.
• Functional reporting on FNOC's internal projects coordinated with FedNow PMO.

Skills: Microsoft Project, Business Process Requirements, Communication, Cross-Functional Collaboration, Microsoft SharePoint
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2017 to 2022 Employer: LeadStraight Title: Senior Consultant | LLC Owner Department:
Delivered program/product efforts that directly supported strategic goals for multiple Fortune 500 companies. Led and developed process management and execution strategies that led clients through their project or product delivery lifecycle.

• Provided PMO-based expertise (Portfolio, Program, and Project Management) to help clients solve internal, strategic-focused problems in various corporate functions.
• Led product/PMO planning sessions that created roadmap strategies and overcame barriers to success in the project delivery lifecycle.
• Single-person PMO for executing project plans, building roadmaps, driving portfolio planning, and facilitating technical workshops for multiple clients.
• Manage, drive, and report on project/program status, resource management, and change management strategies for each engagement.

Past Clients
2022 - Deloitte
2021 – 2022 - American Express
2021 – 2022 - PayPal
2021 - Apple
2020 - CSAA Insurance Group
2019 - State of Arizona
2018 - CVS Health
2017 - Bonotel Exclusive Travel
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2015 to 2017 Employer: Dell Technologies Title: Sr. IT Program Manager Department:
• Strategist for the Dell Commerce Platform PMO. Led all aspects of program management operations, communication, and top program reporting for the $134M portfolio.
• Established phased implementation plans for Agile at Scale (Scaled Agile Framework) adoption across 40+ product development teams.
• Partnered with the Agile Center of Excellence to enforce Agile governance and standards.
• Strategized program releases and prioritized product release roadmaps in partnership with portfolio and product management. Oversee project business cases, funding, and resource allocation by the PMO.

Skills: Scaled Agile Framework, Scrum, Kanban, Agile Transformation, Plainview PPM, Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft TFS, Tableau, Data Manipulation, Data analysis, PMO Operations, Strategic Planning, Roadmap Planning, Release Management
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2014 to 2015 Employer: Harte Hanks Title: Senior Implementation Project Manager Department:
PMO to FedEx Account Management driving technical and service improvement initiatives for the FedEx portfolio.

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
Years: 2022 to 2023 Agency: Federal Reserve Banking Systems Role: Senior Business Project Manager Description: PMO support for the Federal Reserve FedNow product release management cycle.

Career Accomplishments

Licenses / Certifications
Project Management Institute (PMP)
Publications and Patents Summary
1 publication.

Fields of Expertise

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