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Business Operations Manager

Hugo, MN

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Business Operations Manager

Lockheed Martin, Eagan, MN


Eagan MN
Lockheed Martin is a global security company that employs about 126,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services.
Business Operations Manager 2011 to Present
Functional manager responsible for managing and directing a business operations organization supporting program/product areas. Responsible for managing a team of business finance analysts ensuring contractual compliance, balance sheet accuracy, cost management, budget development and analyses, financial estimating, configuration management and proposal support.
  • Successfully managed and mentored 6 direct reports to meet challenging business area financial commitments
  • Effectively managed employee training, performance assessments, work assignments, salary discussions, recognition/disciplinary actions and facility consolidation activities to achieve positive business results

Program Management Manager & Associate Manager

International P-3C,

2009 2011

Deputy program manager for a $665M firm fixed price International P-3C aircraft systems integration program. Responsible for all quality, technical, cost, schedule, and risk/opportunity management aspects of the Weapons Management System, Mission Sensors, Navigation, Communications, and Acoustics integrated product teams as the program moved thru the technical development lifecycle. This included requirements definition, preliminary design, detailed design, integration and test, and production phases.
  • Critical member chosen to lead the negotiation of specific cost elements in the proposal and personally negotiated over 800 payment milestones for the $665M contract award in 2009
  • Fostered customer relationships during contract negotiations and execution allowing for future business opportunities
  • Effectively led several cross-functional integrated product teams totaling 20+ employees meet technical requirements
  • Efficiently managed $144M worth of program cost budgets on schedule and under budget
  • Successfully accomplished the preparation, delivery, and negotiation of a $47.5M contract award to provide P-3C Mission System Spares and a $2.3M Weapons Management System change to the baseline contract
  • Flawlessly managed the execution and delivery of $47.5M worth of International P-3C aircraft spares equipment ahead of schedule and under budget

Program Management Associate Manager

Lockheed Martin,

2007 2009

Deputy program manager responsible for managing the Finance, Contracts, and Scheduling employees, as well as the Earned Value Management System (EVMS) and integrated schedule utilized to drive program performance, including establishing the work breakdown structure of the program, budget allocations and the development of a schedule and time phased budget plan.
  • Successfully led the program controls team thru the program baseline activities, which included being one of the first programs at Lockheed Martin to implement the integrated Cobra and Open Plan cost and scheduling toolsets
  • Responsible for making sure contractual data items were delivered on time
  • Selected to be a key member of the negotiating team, managed all cost elements within our pricing model, provided negotiation strategies, and negotiated select cost elements with the U.S. Navy customer

Senior Cost and Schedule Analyst

Lockheed Martin,

2003 2007

Lead Financial Analyst for a $330M Aircraft Improvement Program with the U.S. Navy. Responsible for all financial aspects of the program including: Earned Value Management tracking and reporting, orders, sales, and EBIT forecasting and analysis. Coordinated and managed financial forecasting and reporting for the entire Maritime Surveillance market segment.
  • Successfully led the development of a Variation In Quantity (VIQ) pricing model for a U.S. Navy contract with a proposed value of $240.5M
  • Widely recognized by peers and managers in all functional areas as an expert in Program Finance processes and tools including: SAP, MS Project, MS Excel, Open Plan, COBRA, and Hyperion

Cost and Schedule Analyst

Lockheed Martin,

2001 2003

Provided program financial support to a variety of P-3C Aircraft Improvement Programs and Navy C4ISR projects with Earned Value Management and tool support.
  • Developed exceptional core program finance and program control fundamentals
  • Successfully built cross-functional team relationships and communication / presentation skills

Associate Accountant

Lockheed Martin,

2000 2001

Responsible for tracking all successfully managing accounts receivable balances for LM Tactical Systems, progress biller for U. S. Government Contracts, and biller for international contracts.
  • Successfully coordinated with the Information Technology group to develop a new web based progress billing system
  • Developed expert level skills in Microsoft Excel, including learning how to code programs in Visual Basic, which led to automating manual processes and driving efficiency


BA in Accounting

University of St. Thomas, Saint Paul, MN


Additional Information

Experienced Program Manager with a strong background and history of leading technical teams to meet contractual and technical requirements, financial objectives, budgets and schedules for complex systems integration programs. Proposal Manager with experience planning strategies, negotiating cost elements and establishing payment milestones on three $200M+ contract negotiations. Strong communication skills proven during internal and customer reviews. Expert level skills in Microsoft Office products as well as several other business software applications.
  • Cross Functional Leader Process Improvement Change Management
  • Technical Management Budgeting/P&L Business Acumen
  • Strategic Vision Functional Management Versatile

Special Qualifications
  • Unites States Government Secret Clearance

Exceptional Achievements
  • Received a Lockheed Martin Special Recognition Award in December 2010 for successfully negotiating a $47.5M contract while performing current workload
  • Graduated from the Lockheed Martin Executive Development and Growth Enhancement program in April 2010.
o One of two people selected from over 1000 employees in Eagan, MN to participate in the 18 month program which included specialized management training as well as a team project that focused on streamlining the proposal process to save Bid and Proposal costs
  • Received Lockheed Martin Corporate Program Finance Excellence Award in May 2006 for outstanding job performance
  • Received a Lockheed Martin Special Recognition Award in December 2001 for providing leadership in the implementation of a new web based progress billing system
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