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Thomas P. Hurley


 SUMMARY


Extensive program and project management experience in business and technology experience in government (DOD and NASA Programs), aerospace, electronics, banking, advertising direct mail, IT environments (SDLC, Infrastructure, Waterfall, Agile) and energy demand response. I have experience with initial project analysis, project justification, business case creation, scope, requirements definition, vendor negotiations, change management activities, deployment, tradeoffs, Earned Value (EV) techniques, timelines, testing, test plans, financial management, configuration management, work breakdown structures and cost/budget experience on all size projects and programs including software applications, SaaS web applications and infrastructure project experience.


.                                                                  SKILL SETS


Team Leader on Innovative Strategic Solutions delivering immediate to mid-term ROI


Senior Management Interface with Sponsors and other Senior Management and Stakeholders


Wright State University; Master of Science in Applied and Social Economics; GPA 3.88  


Wayne State University; Master in Business Administration in Operations Research Management; Michigan State University Bachelor of Science in Social Science; (Multidisciplinary major in: Mathematics, Geography, and Political Science (International Relations; 2 years Chemistry/Physics); graduated with Honors


Air Force Institute of Technology 6 week System Program Management Course, Fully certified System Acquisition Program Manager Rating  


PMI: Project Management Professional, Certificate 27630 (current) issued


International Institute for Learning: Project Management Certificate and Advanced Project Management Certificates


Villanova University: Six Sigma Green Belt Certificate


OSP International LLC: The AGILE Prepcast Program –certificate


Scrum Fundamentals Certified (SFC) Scrum Study) License Number 588076 Active


Scrum Master Certification (SMC) Scrum Study License Number 589656 Active


Association of Professionals in Business Management: Certified Business Manager Certificate 001511 Active


Professional Licenses: CT Producer – Life/ADD & Health License (2250574), Series 6/63 License, Series 26, CRD 519 3810


Air University(USAF): Squadron Officer's School;


Civil Air Patrol: Region Staff College; National Staff College


Microsoft Office Suite, including Project and Visio


 

COMPANIES


Thomas Hurley Consulting LLC Orange CT (An SDVOSB Eligible Concern)


SENIOR PROGRAM MANAGER/CONSULTANT; 2/06 to present


Consulting clients:


     Program Manager for ARTIS Energy LLC (formerly NXEGEN, LLC an Energy Services Company (8+ years)


- Managed: three offshore teams (IGATE, VIAcode, Wipath Communications, other multivendor hardware and software development teams, program budgets, energy management SaaS program, internal staff coordination, waterfall and Agile methodologies


- Provided: Program Management expertise and application training and documentation reviews including use of MS Share Point, MS Team Foundation Server and Agile process conversion


- Developed: OPC Client appliance, major legacy energy data acquisition hardware upgrade, developed Designated Demand Entity modules for ISO-NE, Client portfolio module, version upgrades to main SaaS program, a major hardware server farm upgrade and hot remote disaster failover site


- Patent evaluation and comparisons of patents


- Trademark filings


- Portfolio: RTIS® SaaS, RTIS® Portfolio Manager, ISO-NE Demand Response, Energy Star Integration, Data Collection Hardware, Disaster Recovery Hot Failover, Application Security, Infrastructure Upgrade, Outside Services, Client On-boarding


- Developed and implemented processes and procedures


     Northeast Utilities - Project Manager for Work Management Data Reporting Project, Record Management Project


          Aetna – Domain Project Manager for twenty application environment moves between computing centers for the Provider and Financial Claims area (8 months)


ADVO, Inc Windsor, CT (Direct Mail Marketing Company)


BUSINESS PROCESS CENTER PROJECT MANAGER, 3/98 to 12/05


         Successfully managed IT projects involving 20 branches, business partners, Corporate Headquarters, and multiple vendors including IBM Global Services with ERP and simultaneous multiple projects experience


         Upgraded IT systems to align with new business unit applications


         Change Management - Documented processes, training and system changes necessary to implement projects including mentoring of business analysts and other Business Process Center managers on process changes for new application rollouts


          Experienced with Business Process Management including maintenance changes, system enhancements and Help Desk support


         Provided training and change management on implemented applications


         Member of Safety, Disaster Recovery and Enterprise Contingency Planning Teams


Business and IT Portfolio List:


Group Management System Oracle Upgrade Project (Windows XP deployment), Label Replacement Project, Shared Mail Fulfillment Project (ERP), Crossbow Stress Testing, Inline Inkjet Project, Carrier Route Break Project, Oracle Accounts Receivable Project, Peoplesoft HR Implementation Project, Multiple Newspaper Initiative Projects, Graphics Gallery Project, Sales Compensation Project, Y2K, System Delivery Redesign (Oracle 11i ERP implementation)


      Results: On time, on budget deliveries saving over $450 thousand annually


Project Management Office:


Created and implemented a Project Management Office including: a web-site for project communication, data and documentation purposes; RFI, RFP, Business Case, source selection and project initiation procedures; project financial reporting and scheduling systems implementation; work breakdown structures and project management training.


This resulted in the successful delivery of the Y2k and subsequent projects and certification of new project managers.


         First IT recipient of President's Club Award, A+ Execution Award


 FTS INC, East Hartford, CT/West Chester, OH


SENIOR PROGRAM MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST;  


Pratt & Whitney High Speed Civil Transport (HSCT) Program


         HSCT CPC P&W lead Program Office team member; office supervisor/FTS Designated Site Coordinator responsible for assisting client site personnel with issues and questions, serving as a Point of Contact with P&W, customers and act as FTS liaison.


         Routinely managed Earned Value, project cost and schedule between General Electric, NASA, and P&W Program Offices and assured the contract delivery and cost milestones were met


         Interfaced with and mentored FTS staff, P&W project leaders, P&W Director, Program Managers and their support staffs located in Florida and Connecticut


         Cited contributor to P&W Small Disadvantaged Supplier of the Year (1995) award to FTS


THOMAS HURLEY CONSULTING, Orange, CT


PROJECT MANAGEMENT CONSULTANT;


          Consulting Systems Analyst/Programmer for Pratt & Whitney’s Cost and Schedule Control System Software (West Jupiter, FL)


ITT DEFENSE (Avionics and Electronics), Clifton, NJ


PROGRAM MANAGER B


Airborne Self Protection Jammer Pre-Production Verification Program


         Designed, developed and implemented a Program Management Scheduling System (ARTEMIS) for the division


         Regularly interfaced with program staff, Senior Program Manager, Program Director and Program Vice President in a matrixed environment of engineering and other disciplines resulting in the ASPJ PPV and initial ASPJ follow-on contract, two large multi-million (Navy and USAF) dollar projects, delivered on schedule with a cost avoidance of $1-2 million per month


         Supervised, mentored, trained staff for ASPJ Program


         Created program work breakdown structures and responsibility account matrices


         Created interfaces between the Schedule System, the Cost Management System and the Cullinet Manufacturing Resource Systems (MRPII), which eliminated the need for additional staffing and provided program level exception reporting


         Consistently produced zero defect Extended and Subsequent Application Reviews (SAR) with Finance and DCAS.


Weapon Replaceable Assembly (WRA)-6


         Start-up management activities


F-22 CNI Program (USAF)


         Received Team F-22 CNI Most Valuable Player Award


Norden Systems Division, United Technologies Corp., Norwalk, CT


PROGRAM PLANNER, CAPITAL/FACILITIES MANAGER (Joint-STARS)


         Prepared schedules and Work Breakdown Structures, including critical path analysis and summary level reports while working closely with project engineers and other program specialists on radar project (USAF)


         Assured cost and schedule integration for earned value reporting.


         Managed, analyzed and coordinated facility and capital equipment requirements for the Joint STARS Program Office


A-6E Radar Spares Program (NAVY)


         Assisted operations and floor personnel in tracking assemblies and expediting parts for the radar system


 First Bank/ Connecticut National Bank, New Haven, CT


BUSINESS INFORMATION SYSTEMS OFFICER (Bank Officer);


         Designed, developed, implemented and maintained the bank's Commercial Information Systems. Managed the Commercial Lender Call Reporting Department and prepared budgetary and management information for the Senior Vice-President of the Commercial Banking Division


 USAF Aeronautical System Division, Wright Patterson AFB, OH


SYSTEM ACQUISITION PROGRAM MANAGER, CAPTAIN, F-16 Vital IV Visual System


         Managed all aspects of a $13.3 million multinational (Belgium, Denmark, The Netherlands, Israel, Egypt, Venezuela) acquisition in support of a $1 billion F-16 Weapon System Trainer acquisition, including: a matrixed program staff of engineers, contracting officers, test managers, configuration manager and other specialists; conducted vendor contract negotiations; prepared Statements of Work and contract including vendor oversight


         Delivered ahead of schedule and on budget


B-52/KC-135 Weapon System Trainer Program


         Served as Assistant Program Manager and Source Selection Administrator on a $625 million simulator acquisition between Singer-Link Division and Boeing.


         Managed Program Office classified information security and personnel security briefings


         Received an AF Commendation Medal for saving over $300,000


PRIMERICA 11/2005- Present


Part Time Life Licensing Instructor


Agent licensed 11+ years life and health, Securities series 6, 63 &.26 licensed


                                                                   VOLUNTEER POSITIONS


Civil Air Patrol (USAF Civilian Auxiliary): LTC, MI Group 15 Cadet Programs Officer, MI Wing Cadet Program Development Officer, MI Wing Director of Cadet Programs, OH Group 7: Cadet Programs Officer, Inspector General, Group Grievance Committee, CT Minuteman Composite Squadron: Squadron Commander, Deputy Commander for Cadets, Leadership Officer, Emergency Services Officer, Search and Rescue Officer, Senior Programs Officer, Aerospace Education Counselor


The Spaatz Association: Vice-President; Director, Bylaws Chairman (1994- Present)


Town of Orange - Committee for Orange Television (2000 - Feb 2003) oversaw Orange Government Access Television (OGAT)


Amity Region 5 Board of Education (Mar 2003 - Nov 2003, Dec 2005- Present), Board Chair, former Secretary, Policy Subcommittee Chair, past Curriculum Member ($48 million budget)


AWARDS/CITATIONS


Connecticut State House Legislature: Citation for Life Saving

Civil Air Patrol: General Carl Spaatz Award #305, Frank Borman Falcon Award, MI Wing Commander Appreciation Citation, OH Wing Commander Letter of Appreciation, Grover Loening Aerospace Award, Paul E. Garber Award, Charles Yeager Aerospace Education Award, CT Wing Emergency Services Officer of the Year; Gill Robb Wilson Award, Wing Commander Commendation Award (2), Unit Citation Awards (5) Disaster Relief Ribbon, Search and Rescue Ribbon, Rescue "Find" Ribbon, Command Ribbon, Leadership Ribbon w/Silver Star, International Air Cadet Exchange Ribbon


Beta Gamma Sigma, The National Honor Society of Business and Management - 1982


USAF: AF Commendation Medal, AF Training Ribbon, AF Longevity Service Ribbon


 

OTHER AFFILIATIONS

 

Air Force Association, American Legion (Post 0127), Project Management Institute, Disabled American Veterans, Member of Orange CT Chamber of Commerce