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ANDY BRODOWSKI                                                                                                                Phone (949) 705-6815

Email: Andy@AndyBrodowski.com                                         LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/andybrodowski

 SUMMARY

Top-performing Technology and Business Project Management professional with demonstrated experience in Telecommunication, Software, Construction and Healthcare Industries. Six-Sigma Green Belt Certified professional utilizes knowledge and statistical tools to develop and implement new lean policies and procedures concentrating on Total Quality Management (TQM).  Effectively manages procurement and projects from idea, scope to project planning, design, development, testing, implementation and technical support in Fortune 500 organizations. Performs effortlessly in cross matrix organizations and acts as liaison between business, internal, external cross functional technical teams and vendors with ease. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, SharePoint, Visio, Planview, MS Project, PWA, Performance Logic, JIRA, Confluence, Clarity and PPM Optics project management tools.

  • IT Project Management             
  • Relocation Management           
  • Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Governance/Compliance
  • IT Program Management
  • Design, Planning, Execution     
  • Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Schedule Management 
  • Waterfall and Agile SCRUM      
  • Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)
  • Project Cost Analysis    
  • Conflict and Risk Resolution      
  • Financial/Budget Management
  • JD Edwards ERP Integration     
  • Equipment Procurement
  • Business Analysis and IT Architecture

 

 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

ANTHEM, Ladera Ranch, CA (Telecommute)                                                                             10/2017 – Present

IT Delivery Manager

Successfully manage inter-dependencies across multiple systems/applications to align cross-functional teams into schedule project deliveries utilizing Agile and Modern Waterfall methodologies. Coordinate initial analysis, secure resources, build project teams, manage systems and user acceptance testing. Drive budget approvals provide status updates to stakeholders while removing roadblocks to ensure projects remain on schedule and within budget. Managed SDLC projects vary in size, scope and complexity but usually remain in one to five million dollars budget. Primary duties include:

  • Working with minimal guidance and remain accountable for applying project management knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to ensure project deliverables, processes, and systems requirements are met.
  • Leads Agile teams of project resources and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) remedying issues and removes roadblocks.
  • Develops and contributes to resource, risk, quality, cost, and scope management plans related to managed projects.
  • Documents and contributes to requirements documentation and develops project approval matrix.
  • Identifies project teams, stakeholders, required training and tool needs for successful project delivery.
  • Coordinates requirements, schedules implementation and post-implementation plans to supports project warranty period.
  • Works under supervision and guidance of a senior level Initiative Owner and program managers.
  • Provides performance feedback to team members and captures lessons learned.
  • Demonstrates experience in solving complex issues in a matrix environment and communicates effectively within a project team while build strong relationships within cross-functional project teams.

 

ENVISION PHYSICIAN SERVICES, Plantation, FL                                                                       07/2017 – 10/2017

Clinical Project Manager

Manages MIPS Quality Payment Program initiative collecting clinical and billing performance data for Emergency Medicine (EM) care under Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) rule. Participation in this CMS program is mandatory and it enables participants to adjust Medicare payments up or down or remain the same depending on level of participation. This project utilized American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) Clinical Emergency Data Registry (CEDR) solution to ensure HIPPA compliance. The CERD registry enables emergency physicians to review their practice patterns and outcomes and compare it with their peers.

  • Collection of Electronic Medical Records (EMR), HL7, scanned images and paper acquired medical and billing records into Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) and abstraction platform for all service lines.
  • Manage third party vendors to complete off-shore data abstraction of 13M records in 2017.
  • Implement necessary hardware and data lines to enable utilization of GE Extracting Task Manager (ETM) to prepare data for upload to CEDR for analysis and to CMS by Compliance date.

 

WELLCARE, Tampa, FL                                                                                                                 01/2017 – 07/2017

Sr. IT Project Manager

Managed delivery of Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) Annual Enrolment Period (AEP) enterprise projects including all project activities from initiation to deployment.

  • Managed Product Source of Truth Project to automate data flow from CMS PBP system into WellCare managed database where it can be analyzed, priced, updated, quality checked and prepared for submission back to CMS for upcoming year.
  • Managed Corporate Data Archiving project storing data on less expensive data storage solution. Worked closely with IT, Legal and Compliance teams to ensure data integrity remained un-altered and data remained searchable and accessible at all times to support corporate audit and corporate legal obligations.

 

UNITEDHEALTH GROUP / OPTUM, Cypress, CA and Telecommute                                           10/2011 – 01/2017

Sr. IT Project / Program Manager

Executed quarterly and monthly software Releases and Managed Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC). Strategically delivered large, complex projects to achieve key business and regulatory compliance objectives utilizing Waterfall and Agile / Scrum Methodologies. Translated highly complex concepts in ways that can be understood by a variety of audiences. Closely monitored budgets, created and maintained WBS, allocated time to team resources and managed procurement. Identified and mitigated risks proactively while driving teams to swift issue resolution. Maintained SharePoint site to manage and distribute project documentation.

  • Managed cross functional and or cross segment teams to deliver multiple IT Healthcare projects in parallel to meet stakeholder’s objectives and government regulatory requirements.
  • Executed concepts and ideas, then translated them to project strategy and actionable project plans.
  • Introduced use of Six-Sigma tools to modify processes for project delivery which reduced average number of defects found during testing phase of each project.
  • Produced cost analysis and detailed status / budget reports for stakeholders throughout project lifecycle.
  • Participated in departmental capacity planning and development of business strategies that accurately forecasted and aligned resource needs for current and planned projects.
  • Researched, analyzed and advised senior leadership to adopt new ideas, products, and or approaches to streamline project delivery processes.

 

PARDEE HOMES / WEYERHAEUSER, Los Angeles, CA                                                             11/2002 – 07/2011

Business / IT Project Manager

Managed integration and operation of construction scheduling system utilizing wireless mobile technology (e.g. PDAs and smart phones such as Windows Mobile, Blackberry, Apple and Android mobile devices). Supported field staff of 150+ users to ensure seamless operation of construction scheduling system. Managed research, procurement and implementation of Corrigo customer service system to support warranty department and field service personnel.

  • Engineered wireless system allowing field construction and customer service personnel to update construction progress and retrieve project related data in real time utilizing wireless carrier’s networks.
  • Managed the implementation of wired and wireless networking solution in multiple remote construction trailer compounds, sales offices and regional offices allowing users access to company network.
  • Researched, managed and negotiated procurement for roll out of SCVPN sites networking over 70 construction trailers to company Intranet in 5 regions across southern California and Nevada.
  • Managed ERP implementation of construction and customer service management systems into JD Edwards Enterprise One.

 

ADDITIONAL RELATED EXPERIENCE

ENGHOUSE INTERACTIVE, Phoenix, AZ                                                                                              

Systems Engineer

Performed integration and project management of IVR, IWR, CTI, voice recognition, text to speech and Fax Servers. Monitored budgets, schedule, dependencies and issues to meet project objectives. Setup and configured Windows operating systems SCSA-based standard Dialogic voice cards, using standard Intel based Compaq, HP, and Dell computer servers. Configured Telephony Servers to support any combination of analog, T1, E1, or ISDN telephone connectivity. Configured CT Connect Server APIs including CTC_CP and CTC test. Implemented Nuance voice recognition using Dialogic hardware and software. Configured Windows based servers to communicate with UNIX, OS2, and AS400. Configured WAN/LAN links to the hosts using multiple protocols. Operated and configured multiple telephony switching equipment.

  • Developed server images for in order to reduce system integration time at client’s site.
  • Managed in-house research, development and testing of hardware and software to increase reliability.
  • Consulted with clients to define current and future needs in order to reduce initial cost while allowing scalability to increase productivity as needed.
  • Managed project implementation from assignment time to completion.

 

QWEST, Phoenix, AZ
Manager of Information Systems

  • Managed daily operations of help desk department providing technical and telephony support for 2600 users.
  • Collaborated efforts with other technical departments that provided minimal impact to end user during implementations and systems upgrades.
  • Participated in regular meetings with senior management to develop ways of improving customer service and minimize end user impact while providing latest technology and tools.
  • Managed hardware upgrade of existing workstations saving $500K by researching, testing and utilizing hardware from competitive vendors.
  • Monitored expenditures, created budgets and conducted employee review.

 

TRAINING

UNITEDHEALTH GROUP • Agile SCRUM Certification

PARDEE HOMES / WEYEHAEUSER • Los Angeles, CA • Six-Sigma Green Belt

COMPAQ • ASE • Phoenix, AZ

MICROSOFT • MCSE • MCP • MCP+I • Phoenix, AZ