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  Nathan J. Pappas

7387 W. Kentucky Dr., #E
Lakewood, Colorado 80226

 
  npappas@toast.net

Phone: (303) 935-1808

 
  http://www.nathanpappas.com/

Mobile: (720) 940-5832

 
        
 

Information Technology manager

 
 

Project/Program management / Business Analysis / Business Development

 
 

Proactive, top-producing business development/project management professional with 4+ years experience in both technical and non-technical roles. Outstanding presentation, negotiation, leadership, and team building skills. Background in sales and business development contributes to the ability to serve as a liaison between clients, non-technical managers, and technical project teams.
  

 
 

P Solution Identification/Alignment

P Solution Strategy Planning P Project Delivery  
 

P Relationship Management

P Business/Technology Alignment P Contract Negotiations  
 

P Account Management

P Project Planning/Management P Gap Analysis  
 

Information Technology manager

 
 

Experience

12/1999 - Present

TEAM Consulting, Inc. - Fort Collins, CO.

 
 

Business Development Manager

 
 

  • Assist with the design, structure, and initiation of business processes for start-up operations.
  • Responsible for business development, sales, and marketing operations.
  • Design, develop, launch, and maintain company web site using MS FrontPage and Macromedia Flash software.
  • Research market opportunities and develop company sales database utilizing ACT 2000 software
  • Identify target key accounts and develop sales pursuit strategies.
  • Identify, develop, and manage affiliate relationships with strategic business partners.
 

 

  5/1998 - 10/1999

New Resources Corporation - Overland Park, KS.

 
 

Account Executive

 
 

  • Selected to assist in the launch of the company's 9th project office.
  • Researched market, identified key target accounts, and developed strategies that exceeded sales and performance goals within the first six months.
  • Opened six new accounts including two with revenues greater than $100,000.
  • Maintained 21% profit margin and produced $520,000 in revenues through the third quarter of 1999.
  • Awarded 1999 Sales Team of the Year for outstanding achievements.
 

 

   

2/1997 - 4/1998

New Resources Corporation - Milwaukee, WI

 
   

Technical Consultant II

 
   

Engagement: Insurance Company

  • Lead a 5 person development team responsible for transitioning policy generating systems from mainframe to client/server.
  • Served as a business analyst liaison between the client management staff and the technical system developers.
  • Facilitated weekly project meetings between multiple project teams.
  • Developed and implemented a change/issue management process and performed cost/benefit analysis on all outstanding system modifications.
  • Developed and managed project plans that included deliverables, resource allocations, and value alignment checkpoints.
  • Successfully delivered the project on time and under budget.

Engagement: Farm Equipment Manufacturer

  • Recovered a stalled project that was behind schedule and over budget.
  • Performed a project audit, reviewed system functionality, and implemented performance enhancements to more than 60 application modules that subsequently increased application response time by 47%.
  • Developed and implemented a change request/change management process.
  • Selected and installed a source control application.

Engagement: US Lock Manufacturing Company

  • Investigated and uncovered high-risk security breaches in Oracle applications security access rights.
  • Interviewed heads of each department to determine requirements and security access for more than 2,000 employees.
  • Developed and documented new processes and procedures for periodic security reviews.
 

 

 

 

5/1996 - 1/1997

New Resources Corporation - Milwaukee, WI

 
 

 

Technical Consultant I

 
 

 

Selected as one of eight from the top college graduates in the area to participate in the company's first-time College Graduate Program.

Engagement: International Transportation Logistics Company

  • Assigned the role of Engagement Representative for an 8 member development team assigned to design and construct a client/server application.
  • Responsible for project planning, resource allocation, product development, and system integration.
  • Lead trainer for 25 users/technical staff.
  • Decreased overall system processing time by 67%.
 

 

 

Information Technology manager

 
 

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration - Management Information Systems

 
   

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, Wisconsin
 

 
 

Methodology Certification

 
   

RABIT - (Rapid Alignment of Business and Information Technologies)
 

 
 

Methodology Certification

 
 

NEWMethod - (Full lifecycle product development and management methodology)
 

 
 

The Marvelwood School - Kent, Connecticut

 
 

High School Diploma

 
      
 

Information Technology manager

 
 

Affiliations

Front Range Mountain Guides- Louisville, Colorado 

 
   

Team Development Trainer
 

   
 

South American Explorers Club - Quito, Ecuador 

 
   

Member
 

   
   

Colorado Mountain Club - Golden, Colorado 

 
  Member  
      
 

Information Technology manager

 
 

Technical
Skills

MS-Office Professional, MS-PowerPoint, MS-Project 98/2000, MS-Outlook, HTML, Java, MS-FrontPage, Macromedia Flash, Windows NT, Lotus Notes, Delphi, Visual Basic 5.0, Oracle Database, Oracle Applications, Visual C++,

 
   
 

Information Technology manager

 
 

Additional Information

Personal Interests: Avid mountaineer with successful high-altitude expeditions in the South American Andes of Ecuador and several of the Colorado 14er's. Enjoy backcountry skiing/snowboarding, rock climbing, ice climbing, rafting, and camping. Experienced world traveler and semi-fluent in several languages.

 
   
 

Information Technology manager

 
 

References

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