1. Diana Macys-Staley
Email: email@example.com Phone: Cell - 615-596-6280
Senior Project Manager, Program Director, IT Manager
Implementations, Risk Analysis, Compliance and Finance
Forward Thinking … Motivated … Results Oriented
Project Management Schedule Analysis Project Controls Risk Analysis
Project Accounting Cost Analysis Procurement Litigation Management
Contract Management Government Contracts Expediting Auditing
Budget Analysis EVMS Purchasing Compliance
Forecasting Union Negotiations Estimating Claims Management
Systems Analysis Healthcare Software Ambulatory EMR Meaningful Use
Contract Negotiations Financial Software Interfacing IT Development Database Programming
Software Implementations IT Risk Management ICD-10
KEY PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS
Program Management. Program Director for a $125M Ambulatory EMR Software Implementation Project for over
130 hospitals to comply with Meaningful Use requirements.
Project Management. Developed a Project Management Office, for a Fortune 500 Engineering Company in the
power industry, by integrating new tools and methodologies for the Project Management teams.
Project Risk Management. The ability, experience and knowledge to quickly assess large multi-million dollar
projects. And then being able to communicate this information to the management team effectively.
Cost Savings. Ability to successfully reduce a project over run of $23M on a $500M power project by developing a
strategic plan and executing that plan.
Process Improvement. Ability to lead and motivate teams through significant periods of change and moving into
the future using a step-by-step approach.
Audit and Finance. Strong finance and audit background to evaluate project budgets, develop financials and
reports for upper management review. Developed customized reporting programs.
Schedule Analysis. Ability to identify issues with schedules and analyze end results quickly and efficiently.
Client Interface. Assisted in the Sargent & Lundy’s Global Consulting Group with a high profile nuclear client where
the company was serving as the Owner’s Rep on the NB Power’s $2 Billion Nuclear Upgrade project.
GDH Government Services Montgomery, AL
Bureau of Information Technology
Department of Mental Health, State of Alabama
Dec 2015 to Present
IT Project Manager- Implementation of Electronic Health Records EHR software for three mental health hospital facilities for
the State of Alabama Division of Mental Health, Forensics, and Substance Abuse. The hospitals are located two hours from
Montgomery in Tuscaloosa. One facility had a partial implementation of Phase One installed but it is not complete. All three
facilities need to move from paper records to electronic records. The software to be implemented is a cloud-based software
2. Prepare and initiate vendor contracts and licenses with CoCentrix and additional vendors.
Develop and manage project plans working with the Administrator located at each of the facilities, each facility is
quite different not only in size, but the type of patients located there which changes work flows.
Work with hospital staff to adjust work flows in the transition from paper to electronic.
Initiate new procedures and policies for new work flows.
Implement new help desk procedures.
Examine and provide all interface requirements, hardware requirements and placement, implement wireless
technology in two facilities, software testing requirements, security requirements.
Develop and provide training for all staff members at each facility.
Develop and provide solutions for disaster and emergency recovery.
Conduct internal planning meetings with management.
Understand the overall business and strategic initiative goals as well as the timelines of those goals. Develop
efficient and reliable metrics for measuring program and project progress towards those goals and report on status to
senior leadership including effective escalations where needed.
AtomicDB Corporation New York City, NY
Jan 2012 to Nov 2015
Project Director - Building solutions for clients on Data Ware Housing, Accelerators, Application Development, Risk
Management Control, Information Integration & Governance, and Systems Management. Specializing in Big Data Solutions
and Business Intelligence for large corporations. Provide solutions for corporations on Big Data storage, Data Integration,
Data Cleansing, Compliance Solutions, and Customized Data Solutions. I have extensive experience in a variety of
business sectors: Healthcare IT, Healthcare Compliance, Healthcare Meaningful Use, Healthcare Research/Clinical IT,
Healthcare EMR, Government Offices, Energy and Nuclear, Wind power, Solar power, Oil & Gas, Biofuels, Food Industry,
Pharmaceuticals, Mining, Commercial Construction and Engineering. Responsible for direct contact with clients to plan and
schedule implementations, gather data and requirements for each client, develop project teams, develop timelines, and
In support of the CIO, understand major corporate initiatives and direct the program management and
vendor management needed to support those initiatives
Build strong working relationships with various cross functional groups throughout the company and work
closely with the CIO to implement disciplined program and project management processes.
Maintain existing project execution methods and tools. Collaborate cross-organization with the department
owners for each component of the project execution methodology or tools to maintain integration with the
Coordinates with clients to define work programs and budgets, provides leadership and strategy including
general oversight and planning, and project management.
Develops and enhances key client relationships and serves as a primary company contact on all projects.
Full managerial responsibility for all aspects of a project including scope development, contract negotiations,
cost control, staff management, quality control and cash management on large projects.
Understand the overall business and strategic initiative goals as well as the timelines of those goals. Develop
efficient and reliable metrics for measuring program and project progress towards those goals and report on
status to senior leadership including effective escalations where needed.
Community Health Systems Corporate Offices – Franklin, TN
May 2011 to Jan 2012
Program Director AMR Project – Program Director in the IT Department over the AMR Project implementing Allscripts
software for 130 hospitals and over 3,000 physicians. Managed and coordinated all team members by effectively applying
project management methodology and enforcing project standards. Minimized and managed exposure and risk on projects.
Implemented a new structure to expedite process and progress of the project. Provides a detailed project plan to assess
organizations capacity to expand with respect to applications and structure.
Working with hospitals and physician practices to deliver integrated EHR, RIS, SCM, ICD-10 and general IT solutions that
improve patient care, increase productivity, and qualify for meaningful use. EHR/EMR vendor list includes: GE Centricity,
Allscripts, eClinicalWorks, Epic, NextGen, Athena Health, McKesson, Sage Intergy, Soapware, DigiChart, and e-MDs. Project
scope includes 210 distinct facility/practice implementations, 21 different certified EHR vendors, 3000+ physicians.
3. Executive leadership; Strategic Planning, Negotiations, GPO, DME, M & A, Operations Mgmt, Product & Marketing
Mgmt, Financial Planning & Strategy, P&L, Sales Planning & Mgmt, IT design/development, ambulatory & hospital
EMR, EHR, Meaningful Use, CRM, SCM, Ecommerce, outsourcing, compliance, Commercial & Federal medical
sales management, Customer relationship management, Organizational development. Migrating and utilizing
informatics and automation in conformance with HITECH, ARRA and HIPAA.
Coordinates with the organizations’ internal business partners at multi-levels to conduct various Information Systems
application assessments and provide distinct findings from assessments.
Coordinates detailed research of applications and application vendors to provide determinations of notable
proportions concerning specifications and limitations of vendors’ application and ability of vendor to deliver
Packages and provides determinations and interpretations from assessments and inquiries in a manner suitable for
delivery to the Executive Team, including recommendations where appropriate.
Organizes and conducts strategic planning meetings and other executive level meetings to provide insight and
oversight to efforts within the scope of the project.
Prepares and provides agendas and minutes from meetings in a CHS standard format.
Responsible for executive level communications on project progress and planned tasks.
Manage project execution to ensure adherence to budget, schedule, and scope.
Provides knowledge and support to project managers and IT staff on implementations, Meaningful Use requirements,
providing checkpoints for valid data, extraction of lost data, provide solutions for clean data transfers, reviews of data
reports, compliance reviews and any technology issues with regards to implementations of EMR software.
Provided information to the Risk & Compliance Management team on any issues and provided solutions to correct
any issues on implementations of EMR software.
Global Government Services LLC DOE/WCH Site, Richland, WA
Department of Energy, Hanford, Washington
Oct 2010 to Jan 2011
Project Controls Engineer Lead - Provide Project Controls functions including cost, scheduling, and reporting for the
Department of Energy’s site at Washington Closure Hanford Field Remediation Project, a Nuclear Weapons production site
and nuclear reactors.
Performs monthly schedule and cost control activities in Primavera (P3 & P6), Access, Cobra and Excel.
Obtains and reviews weekly status from Cost Account Manager and Cost Lead.
Prepares monthly performance curves, cost/scheduling variances, trends, and various other reports.
Assists personnel in identification of critical schedule items and resolving actions for scheduling problem areas.
Track subcontractor and work order costs and prepare for monthly required reporting.
Review bi-weekly labor reports and process necessary corrections.
Works with supervisor to identify, correct and recommend solutions for any problem areas.
Assists personnel in identifying critical schedule items.
Assists supervisor and project/functional personnel of various information requests from management.
American Electric Power Main Office, Columbus, Ohio
Mar 2009 to Jan 2010
Senior Scheduling Consultant - This was a full implementation for scheduling software. Senior Scheduling Consultant for
the Distribution Department working with Project Managers in 9 States for American Electric Power. American Electric Power
is the largest power company in the US.
Developing new system for managing projects with the installation of Primavera P6 software.
Provide direction and knowledge to project managers and engineering staff.
After installation and set-up provide training and guidance to staff on P6.
Worked with project managers to decide which projects would be implemented into P6.
Develop and maintain project reviews and project reports according to DOE standards.
Troubleshoot any problems after the implementation of new software.
Fluor – Client Alcoa/Vectren Warrick Power Plant, Newburgh, IN
Jan 2008 to Mar 2009
4. Senior Project Controls Manager - Senior Project Controls Manager for a Fortune 500 International Construction and
Engineering firm. Assigned to the Warrick Power Plant, overseeing all project controls functions and daily activities of the
project controls team on a $500 Million modernization project.
Provide risk analysis, budget analysis, and schedule analysis for overall project. Review and approve incoming
contracts and modifications. Review and manage all back charges.
Member of the Steering Committee for the project. Prepare management reporting for monthly Steering Committee.
Prepare Cash Flow Analysis, Earned Value Reports, Financial Summary Reports, Monthly Progress Reports,
Executive Summary Reports and Schedules.
Member of the Value Creation Committee for Fluor. Responsible for preparing cost savings and lessons learned
evaluations and submittals for the project.
Review and approve all trends and change management requests. Mentor project controls staff for future growth
within their field.
Auditing project performance, compliance and schedule daily.
Developed trust and open line of communication with the client.
Sargent & Lundy Corporate Offices, Chicago, IL
Jan 2007 to Jan 2008
Executive Project Associate, Project Management Office – Hired as an executive consultant by a Fortune 500
Engineering firm specialized in the power industry to develop a Project Management Office. Implemented corporate
initiatives assigned by the CEO, Chief Engineer’s Office and Stakeholders. The PMO was established to bring the Project
Management team to a level of excellence and providing a vision for the company to move into the future.
Implemented Project Management Office by providing support to the project management team for all divisions within
the company on an international basis; review and revise project management guidelines associated within the
ISO2000 requirements and DOE standards; assist with cost, scheduling and planning issues; manage and develop
PMO initiatives and projects.
Integrated Project Management Tools and Methodologies into the organizations larger corporate goals. Facilitate
efficient resource allocations. Utilize current data to develop realistic plans and estimates. Revised and monitor
methods and processes.
Develop post-project evaluations. Project Portfolio management. Risk assessment.
Managed and maintained budgets for Chief Engineer’s Office and all educational development for all company staff
Develop new company-wide Project Reviews to standardize the reporting methods utilized on projects.
Assisted in the Global Consulting Group with a high profile nuclear client where the company was serving as the
Owner’s Rep on the NB Power’s $2 Billion Nuclear Upgrade project. Reviewed project summaries, schedules, and
financials thus providing recommendations to improve overall project success to the client. Client interface for
upcoming 18 month shut-down.
Initiated corporate marketing department and event planning to develop a Corporate Citizenship Program.
Developed Chicago Science in the City program with the City of Chicago and S&L to promote science and
technology careers for students in the public schools in the Chicago area.
Enhance the existing engineering charters; develop and manage the Foreign Engineering Design Entities, W omen’s
Business Entities, and Minority Business Entities; develop an Intern Program to assist in cultivating employees of the
Assigned to Business Development group to initiate changes to manage existing clients and develop plan to bring
new clients to S&L. Assigned to developing program to organize existing client information and program to track
future client development.
Construction Consultant AL, FL, IL, IN, TN, KY, NC, WA
Project Controls & Scheduling Consultant
2002 to 2006
Provide estimating, scheduling, cost, contract administration, procurement functions. Reviews and analysis to various
construction, engineering and manufacturing facilities. Focused mainly in the commercial construction industry in the power
and manufacturing sectors.
US Gypsum Corporate Offices – Lead Cost Engineer - Provide cost engineering functions within the engineering
division of US Gypsum’s corporate offices. Responsible for budget development, cost control, financial reporting,
cost trending and analysis, report monthly cash flow documents, and general cost functions. Advised scheduler and
assisted with Primavera P6 schedule integrations. Troubleshooting on implementation and schedule integration with
5. Mustang-Tampa Engineering – Senior Estimator/Cost Engineer/Scheduler/Planner – Provide all estimating, cost and
scheduling for major projects. Financial and manpower analysis for key major projects working with the Director of
Engineering to plan future work loads. Develop estimates for new projects working with Engineering Managers and
Purchasing. Develop and monitor schedules and cost for assigned projects. Projects were located in the Middle
East for several different refineries and mining facilities.
Lurgi PSI Engineering firm – Senior Cost Specialist – Cost Engineer responsible for cost estimating, labor and
material budget development and control, cost trending & analysis, project forecasting and financial reporting, earned
value management systems, cost reduction initiatives. Currently, responsible for 13 projects over all in the ethanol
and bio-fuels industries totaling almost $300 million. Participate in monthly protocol meetings to the corporate offices
in Germany reporting progress on projects.
Hoosier Energy Plant – Contract Administration/Procurement/Scheduler – Prepared documentation for litigation
procedures for the Hoosier Energy Plant construction project working for Freitag-Weinhardt and Lurgi-Lentjes.
Duties included preparing, monitoring, and approving contract change orders. Analysis of complete job site,
assessment of physical job site. Resolving issues and claims regarding sub-contracted contracts, documenting sub-
contractor performance, negotiations of change orders, defined and evaluated additional costs for change orders
prior to submission to the client. Worked with all sub-contractors to determine status, set meetings to negotiate
terms to complete contracts, cost evaluations. This particular project had almost 200 change orders before the
completion of the project and contracted both union and non-union contractors. Utilized Primavera (P3) to develop
schedule to completion and estimated budget to complete the job.
R.W. Beck, Inc. (Power and Water Industry- Engineering Consultants) - Business Manager for the Midwest Region -
Responsible for all of the financial operations reporting to the National Director of Operations for all of the Midwestern
Region. Monitored budgets, projects, revenue, costs, payroll, AP/AR, subcontracts, purchase orders, collections,
contract set-up, contract renewals, purchasing, assets, project management, document control, monthly reporting,
preparing contracts, collected and organized incoming bids and awarded contracts, contract set-up and close-outs,
and additional duties.
Cargill Inc. - Scheduler/Project Controls Administrator – Located at the Paris cereal mill, operated by Cargill, Inc.,
served as the scheduler and project controls administrator responsible for developing Primavera Schedule, updating,
and maintaining schedule and punch list for each start-up phase. Analyze critical path and review blue prints to verify
all equipment and devices have been listed and ordered. In addition, monitored sub-contractor performance,
prepared status reports, and provided critical activities reports. Improved efficiency of overall operations for design
build project. Responsible for preparation and review of subcontracts, cost controls, change orders and additional
Columbia House Distribution Facility/Senior Financial Analyst - Performed an audit and financial analysis of mail
operations searching for areas over budget year-to-date for Columbia House Inc. Prepare an analysis and
presentation of the results to the COO and various department managers on the $60M per year postal operational
budget. Initiate and implement projects to improve operations and reduce costs. Provided analysis on the following -
planning, letter shop enclosing, postal presort qualifications, postage payments, manifest mailings, drop-shipping,
and time-definite delivery.
BE & K Construction Birmingham, AL
Project Controls, Auditor & Scheduler
2000 to 2002
BE&K is a construction company specialized in the paper industry building paper mills, maintenance contracts, and boiler
upgrades. I had the opportunity to work with companies like Weyerhauser, Inland Paper, Georgia-Pacific, Mead, and
International Paper. Manage exempt and nonexempt personnel in accounts payable, purchasing, contract management,
project controls, scheduling and payroll departments. Prepared Requests for Proposals, negotiated terms and conditions,
resolved disputes and claims, documented contractor performance, prepared and managed contract change orders,
prepared contract and project close-outs. Responsible for all administrative and accounting functions including cost,
scheduling, financial reporting, budget analysis, hard dollar, audit and closing of projects. Assist with litigation procedures
and preparation of documentation for projects with discrepancies reporting to the Legal and Tax Departments. Assigned to
various projects to troubleshoot and assist in overall outcome of the projects.
Inland Paperboard Cayuga, IN
Owner’s Representative & Project Controls
1998 to 2000
Auditor for an $85M paper mill modernization project for Inland Paperboard and Packaging. Liaison between client,
contractors and sub-contractors in a non-union/union environment. Reported the financial, contractual and scheduling status
of the project to Board Members monthly. Monitored all contracts and subcontracts, resolved disputes and claims, managed
change order requests, invoice control, budget analysis on all contracts, monitoring expenses, managed bidding process for
additional work orders, and documented contractor performance. Responsible for identifying, ordering and expediting 2,500+
6. spare parts prior to start up. Managed punch-list and organized documentation to satisfy contract agreements for completion
of project. Utilized Mill software and installation of new software, training for Mill employees on the new machine.
E D U C A T I O N
Institute of Alternative Medicine & Cancer Research – Doctorate of Philosophy - 2012
Benedictine University – Masters - Organizational Leadership – 2009 -Lisle, IL
University of Evansville – Bachelor of Science Pre-Medicine – Evansville, IN - 1987
Project Management Institute – CAPM Certification - 2008
Project Management Institute – Next Generation PMO training – Memphis, TN - 2007
Project Management Institute – College of Performance Management – Integrated Program
Management Conference – Alexandria, VA -2007
American Institute of Banking – Finance and Commercial & Construction Lending – Chicago, IL -
1987 to 1989
O R G A N I Z A T I O N S
Member of the Project Management Institute
Member of Energy Central
Member of the Museum of Science and Industry
Member of the American Marketing Association