Senior Program Manager
Michael started his data management journey as a geographic information system professional, creating maps and spatial data products for clients. This ground-level experience has been tempered through project and program management and exposure to enterprise architecture. Michael has seen and experienced the communications gap between information technology and business operations firsthand. He believes strongly that data management is a key aspect of the bridge that will allow business operations to evolve in today’s digital world.
Michael graduated from Austin Peay University with a degree in Environmental Geography with a concentration in spatial analysis and modeling. He later received his Master of Business Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University.
Michael is PMI certified as a Project Manager (PMP) and has been certified by DAMA International as a Certified Data Management Professional (CDMP).
His experience summary includes:
16+ years of relevant professional experience
9+ years of experience as a GIS and Program Analyst, Project Manager
4+ years of data management consulting experience
His prior experience includes four years with the 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, and 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment. Some of that time was spent as a Training NCO.