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Pulp Mill client

June 29, 2011

5/2011-9/2011 – Senior SAP Sales/Logistics Consultant/Lead

For a startup pulp mill, performed an SD design assessment, then designed and implemented process and system changes. SD Scope included order-to-cash process design, twelve printed forms for export logistics, extensive handling unit and inventory management. Integration with QM, PP-PI, FI/CO and MM.

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Apparel/Footwear company

June 1, 2009

6/09 -11/10 – Business Process Lead / SAP Project Manager

Partnered with the CIO of a $1.4 billion global enterprise in the evaluation and selection of software. Established the initial business process and project scope through internal interviews and SAP Consulting; this step was crucial to the negotiation strategy employed and the business case. Worked with SAP Value Engineering and the Supply Chain and Finance departments to build a business case supporting the multi-year project. In the end, very favorable terms were gained in the negotiation with SAP, and Columbia took its first step toward improved processes and profitability.

Developed a number of ERP rollout alternatives, with a focus on reducing risk and cost. Then, developed and received approval for a 60+ FTE program organizational structure, including senior project leadership, business analysts, and technical staff. Established processes and standards for project tool usage, including SAP Solution Manager. Negotiated and managed external consultants for various project planning activities. Managed the installation of an ECC 6.0 Sandbox with IS-AFS and Solution Manager 7.0 system, including selection of and negotiation with an installation consultancy. Helped with the significant organizational change aspects during the earliest phases of the project by developing project communication for senior executives, the Columbia business community, and the Information Technology group.

(employment position)

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Public Sector / Government client

January 2, 2007

01/07-1/09 – SAP ECC Billing/Accounts Receivable Team Lead

For a public sector/local government organization, designed and implemented SAP Sales and Distribution (SD) and Accounts Receivable (FI-AR) modules to support the billing and A/R processes of 18 City bureaus. Streamlined over 50 billing business processes to 7 core process and system designs. Performed requirements analysis, business process and software design, development, testing, and implementation of an ERP software package. Responsible for design and implementation of functionality for contracts, customer invoicing, cash sales, resource-related billing (RRB), accounts receivable, and collections. Worked extensively with organizational change management and training teams to identify employee roles, organizational impacts, and training curricula. Scope of project included general ledger, purchasing, accounts payable, customer billing, accounts receivable, project accounting, asset management, funds management, fixed assets, cost controlling, grants management, SAP Portals and human capital management.


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Automotive Parts Distribution client

March 2, 2006

03/06-1/07 – Senior SAP SD Configuration Consultant

For an aftermarket automotive parts distribution organization, provided senior-level troubleshooting and design revisions to an implemented 4.6C SAP system. Heavy emphasis on direct ship and dropship programs, material determination, and IDoc processing for EDI and external systems. Client’s highly customized system required expert technical object knowledge in addition to SD and MM functional expertise.


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SAP Value Added Reseller

November 2, 2004

11/04-12/05 – SAP Solutions Engineer (contract)

For an SAP reseller in the SMB (small-medium business) market, performed requirements analysis, gap assessment, and demo development for SAP customers on the west coast.

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High-Tech client

November 2, 2004

11/04-05/05 – Senior SAP SD Configuration Consultant

For an application developer of medical ERP software and consulting services, performed a conversion of an existing product line to a new legal entity. Scope of conversion included: customers, vendors, sales orders, contracts, materials, sales BOMs, projects/WBS elements/networks, purchasing, iBase, and unbilled and deferred revenue G/L account balances in conjunction with complex Revenue Recognition, using the IS-HT industry solution.

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Not-for-Profit organization

July 2, 2004

7/04-3/08 – President/Member Board of Directors, de-facto Executive Director

Led a 7-9 member board of directors, 4 employees, and 5-10 volunteers of a 501c(3) organization which provides educational and recreational opportunities for people of all ages and nationalities through low-cost, high-quality accommodations and activities. Led the team in an update of a 3 year strategic plan; created an award-winning volunteer management organization and volunteer base; managed development and delivery of educational programs; created marketing plans; launched a comprehensive website aimed at travelers, volunteers, financial donors, and members; developed budgets; managed employees and affiliate relations.

(volunteer)