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David Foraker – Technical/Engineering Project Manager

Coffeyville, KS 67337 Phone/Text/MMS: 620-870-0206
FICO: 830 - excellent money, debt/credit management skills
US Citizen, clean driving record, no bankruptcies, no criminal record, no evictions, valid US Passport.
Summary: Busy executives - get control, time, and profit so you can implement your next “Big Idea”! You will measurably enhance your project budgets and solve the biggest problems on your plate with real-world efficiency gains by empowering others and applying over 13 years of strategic and critical decision making experience.

Full range of client-centric and in-house project and program management skills focusing on business elements critical to success. Project/program management reporting; short and long range business forecasting and workflow development and optimization; critical path and milestone identification; unique professional experiences include team-based management of cross-disciplinary talent in a fast paced, emerging market environment in multiple states, countries and time zones.

Industry functional
Internet/e-Commerce; aerospace/defense; biological and chemical sciences; physical chemistry; residential construction and rental; financial/banking; healthcare & geriatrics; public sector at Federal and County level; private sector small & large business.

Impact player able to independently work with little oversight in fast paced, high growth markets; project and process engineering; strategic short and long range planning and oversight; PMI and PMBOK (Project Management Body Of Knowledge) focus on: time, scope, cost, resource, communication, risk, quality, and integration management; end to end life cycle ownership; conflict resolution and team building; stake holder and sponsor buy-in; contract negotiations; contract administration and interpretation; work breakdown structures and tasking; Gantt charts and progress reporting; proposal preparation and RFP/RFQ (request for proposal/request for quote) preparation and responses; SED (single electronic document) methodology/single point of contact (SPOC) methodology; OSHA, ISO, QC compliance; team coordination of projects using common, emerging technology standards; understand how to implement Scrum, Kanban, Agile methodologies; troubleshooting and debugging equipment and processes.

PROACTIVATE, LLC Coffeyville, KS/Branson, MO/Paris, FRANCE/Munich, GERMANY (Various C2C, 10-99 Clients)
*Used PMP/PMI methods to own the product life cycle from initial concept to delivery for external client web and IT projects. Served as web designer and webmaster for 21 hosting accounts across multiple states. Maintained and serviced accounts for 62 businesses (including 8 health care, 1 local municipality, 2 churches, 2 schools) and 130 private individuals. Managed compliance and construction projects for State Licensed residential care facility (RCF). Supported 25 WAN/LAN terminals for auto part warehouse store with 4 branch locations including software and database installation, PC maintenance and upgrades, POS support; windows peer to peer networking, virus and adware removal. Consulted in France and project managed phase I development for database-driven multilingual, pan-European pharmaceutical/biomedical research e-Commerce system in Munich with localized sites in France, Germany, U.K. Served as Treasurer and project manager for 4-Acres, Inc. from 2002 to 2017. Interview me to learn more details!

ACCENTURE New York (Manhattan), NY #42 on Forbe's Most Valuable Brands List (W-2 Employee)
*Consultant to emerging customer connections group, CRM Global service line - 2000 to 2001; delivered key note address to Northeast CRM group in Montreal, Quebec; sales force automation; Siebel eCommerce in London for UK Post Office; voice portal proposal to Cingular wireless.

*Project manager in professional services office -1998 - 1999; developed work flow documentation for newly formed IT services company; installed S/390s in Montgomery County Maryland by coordinating between technical team and customer; customer satisfaction bonuses.

#31 on Fortune 500 (W-2 Contractor through TekSystems, Inc.)
*Consultant – Integrion Financial Services Project Management Office - 1997 -1998; Used PMI/PMP methods to coordinate a team of 8 project managers and 80 engineering and field personnel between Columbus, Chicago and Dallas on a large web-based, highly secure banking payment processing networking and infrastructure project; communicated across all levels, hosted weekly update meetings, distributed project updates and owned and updated 3500 line item MS Project plan; provided weekly updates to program management office in Whiteplains, NY.

EPI Joplin, MO (W-2 Employee)
*Contract administrator; process and project engineer – 1995 -1997; listened to internal and external customers and drove 11% departmental productivity gain in mature, unionized, production environment via cross-training, lean manufacturing/Kanban/Just-In-Time, TQM (total quality management) tracking, re-engineering equipment, creating new process refinements to improve shop floor work flow and product consistency, hosting production meetings, team building and communicating to improve union/management/engineering relations; NASA and defense projects including Space Shuttle booster batteries; negotiated contracts with Textron and Lockheed Martin using continuous improvement asymptotes, hosted and entertained visiting client dignitaries.

WORLD BANK Washington, DC (W-2 Contractor through AeroTek, Inc.)
*Contractor, Summer 1994; provided project support for epidemiological cancer studies in the DC metro area. Used Excel spreadsheets to mine, graph and present data to department head.

PUM-CO Springfield, MO (W-2 Employee)
* Physical chemist for pumice rock company 1989-1991 while attending college. Owned product life-cycle from rail car raw materials to final product shipment; process engineer for vacuum impregnation process; coordinated with marketing manager, mechanical engineer and production workers and welders to deliver on time a reliable product to Levi Strauss for “acid washing” jeans; used knowledge of chemistry and mechanics to troubleshoot process consistency and shop floor equipment issues resulting in zero customer complaints about product variation; performed physical chemistry such as colorimeter and gravimetric analysis; tested potassium permanganate solutions weekly and optimized concentrations.

Software and hardware tools
Windows/Unix/Linux/Apache hosting and website environments; Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, GoLive, InDesign); MS Project; MS Visio, MS Office 365 (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook); Open Office (Text, Spreadsheet, Presentation, Drawing, Database, Formula), MAC/Windows/Ubuntu Operating Systems, FTP, Zip, Facebook, LinkedIn, BlackberryAndroid/WiFi/Hotspot - adapt to and master new software and hardware quickly.

Continuing education, hobbies, interests
2002 – Present Member Project Management Institute (PMI). Developed and maintained skill sets in social media networking, operating systems and software. Organized maintained and promoted a 14 piece big band including donating a portion of each ticket sale to local food bank charity. Played jazz piano with local college. “Always learning.”
1996-2001 Traveled the US and world working on fast paced, emerging “dot com” technology projects. Various computer based training courses in related disciplines.
1994-1995 Branson Lakes Area Leadership Development Program
B. S. Chemical Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN; Dean’s List; scholarships; Sigma Chi fraternity
Domestic and international technical project management B2B (corp to corp) or W-2!
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