Company leadership positions in business process improvement utilizing the CMMI Institute Capability Maturity Model (CMM®). Up to date technical proficiency in organization assessment, complemented by strong management expertise and communication skills. SCAMPI Lead Appraiser and CMMI® (CMM® Integration) Instructor. Holds DoD Secret clearance.
Provides CMM® and CMMI training, appraisals and related process improvement services to various firms. Has conducted training and appraisals ranging from Level 2 through Level 5 in the U.S. and overseas.
Primary responsibility within EDS for deploying process assessment methodologies across business units and organizations
Company-level leadership positions focusing on software process improvement and quality assurance.
Managed Company-wide Software Process Maturity/Technology Transfer Project.
Led or participated in twelve Software Process Assessments and several mini-assessments
Chaired Corporate Software Process Improvement Forum.
Created, developed and administered Missile Systems Group software quality assurance organization.
Chaired Corporate Software Quality Assurance Committee.
Conducted numerous assessments and audits as Missile Systems Group Software Quality Assurance leader and as a Corporate software compliance auditor.
Managed research project to define approach, model and data requirements for the Air Force to predict support costs of embedded computer systems software.
Previous experience includes software development and management. Over 30 papers, conference proceedings and technical reports covering various topics in software, costing, logistics and management. Papers and references are available on request.
Ph.D., Industrial Engineering, Arizona State University
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, New Mexico State University
Dallas-Fort Worth Association for Software Engineering Excellence.
EDS representative to SEI for review of Capability Maturity Model Integration products.
National Security Industrial Association: Chair for Software Quality Assurance; General Chairman of sixannual conferences on Software Quality and Productivity
Industry Co-Chair of Panel 3, Software Quality Assurance, San Antonio I Joint Government/Industry Workshop on Defense Software Standards.
Member of the Defense Software Development Standards Advisory Board.
Hughes Aircraft Company Division Patent Award for disclosure of new fault tree solution technique.
Editor of The Annals of the Society of Logistics Engineers.
Registered Professional Industrial Engineer, New Mexico