Drake - Project Manager

Overview

  • Plan and execute large scale business change initiatives.
  • Sixteen years’ experience with multiple large scale SAP, Oracle ERP, and business process implementations providing leadership in the areas of Project Management, Change Management, Business Transformation, Communications, and Training.
  • Change Management Methodology experience: ADKAR, Lewin’s Change Management Model, Kotter’s 8 Step Change Model, McKinsey’s 7S, and Change Leadership Compass.
  • A dynamic leader that exceeds expectations, delivers desired results and enhances value. Drive growth, increase sales, revenue and profit, provide positive ROI, lower TCO, and improve customer satisfaction.
  • Overcome complex business challenges within fast-paced, high-pressure environments using experience-proven judgment, methodologies such as ASAP and AGILE, proven tools, and effective techniques. 
  • Key contributor to enterprise-level planning and decision-making. Led domestic and international ERP initiatives.
  • Principle in successful SAP Practice. Managing Partner in SAP Training business. Established internal business organizations, Centers of Expertise, and Enterprise Change Management function. 
     

Recent Engagements

Sr. Change Management Specialist - Atmos Energy – Natural Gas Utility, Dallas, TX - 04/15 – Present

Responsibilities:

  • OCM Lead for multiple IT, HR, and enterprise-level business process change/transformation programs   Member of the Safety Leadership Team. 
  • Primary liaison with change sponsors, steering committee, project management, business leadership, project team, and stakeholders.
  • Responsible and accountable for direct day-to-day leadership of change strategy, plans, and execution.  
  • Deliverables: Change Management Scoping & Sizing, Strategy, and Planning, Communications Strategy and Plan, Communications Content, Stakeholder Analysis, Change Readiness/Impact Assessments, Training Strategy, Planning, and Development, Change Network, Organization
  • Design, Process & Procedures design/development, Surveys, Templates, and Presentations Executives and all levels of stakeholders.