Publicis Sapient
Senior Project Manager
Santa Monica, CA | June 2016 – Present

Program Lead for multiple client projects within the luxury real estate, consumer products and financial industries.

  • Develop and maintain roadmap and project plans with key deliverables, milestone dates, dependencies and tasks
  • Manages overall program status, leads scrums, identifies and mitigates risks across multiple workflows along with presents status updates and escalations to stakeholders and executives
  • Provides level of effort estimations, timelines, defines team composition
  • Develops and maintains scope of work, authors and negotiates contracts
  • Staffs and manages members of UX, creative, technology, strategy, data and business teams for multiple projects
  • Liaise between various internal teams and client departments to prioritize program and project initiatives and escalate critical tasks
  • Define and maintain the program management structure, streamline processes and consistent project methodology
  • Oversees the project financials, forecasts and budgets: analyzes variances and performance, initiates corrective actions to maintain budget
  • Leads all client facing meetings, presentations and events
The Portal Group
Project Manager – On assignment at Toyota Motor Sales, Lexus Dealer Digital Marketing
Torrance, CA | March 2013 – December 2015

Project Lead for Lexus Dealer Digital Marketing program encompassing 237 US Lexus Dealer websites

  • Oversaw full project life cycle from concept to launch for projects such as website redesigns and enhancements, data initiatives and new applications
  • Ensured on-time delivery by managing project timelines, risk, dependencies and would be responsible for escalations
  • Oversaw wireframe and comp reviews, managed client testing sessions, gathered timely feedback
  • Worked with creative and technology teams to ensure deliverables met business requirements and specs
  • Managed client roadmap and weekly status reports plus prioritized projects that aligned with client’s business objectives and strategies
Santa Monica, CA | May 2013 – May 2015
  • Launched the first online music program (Rhythm Planet) at Southern California’s largest NPR affiliate, 89.9 KCRW, to feature weekly on-demand music content
  • Coordinated production of weekly on-demand music show with multiple departments
  • Handled copywriting, editing, design, layout, meta-tagging and development of interactive online content for articles (videos, audio, links, artwork)
  • Managed social media content and developed strategy to build audience and increase online engagement
Solution Architect
Los Angeles, CA | January 2005 – June 2012
  • Led a national team that designed, developed and delivered live training, multi-language self-paced instructional software, videos and printed materials to support clients’ new technology
  • Defined, designed, planned and managed clients’ migration solution from legacy equipment to new HP equipment and/or new software
  • Performed role of Project Manager by managing scope, timelines, logistics, process flows, financials, resources, communications and risk
  • Authored proposals and contracts, negotiated deals with vendors and partners as part of overall HP technology contract


Otis College of Art & Design 
Kalamazoo College 
BA Human Resources & Human Relations

Certifications & Professional Affiliations

  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Certified ScrumMaster (CSM)
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO)
  • Member, Project Management Institute (PMI) – 2011 to Present
  • Member, Scrum Alliance – 2015 to Present