Great Chicago Events

I am a Senior Project Manager and Business Event Strategist who brings together resources, finances, deadlines and people to propel projects into on-time, on-budget completion.

§ Collaborative project manager who establishes clear expectations, transparency, and quality-driven focus in producing deliverables within scope.
§ Fiscally astute manager with keen eye for containing scope creep through budget tracking; remains flexible to respond to opportunities as well as thinks resourcefully when solving budget challenges.
§ Strategically aligns projects to meet client objectives; uses active listening to understand requirements to ensure expectations are not only met but also exceeded.

CAREER EXPERTISE:
Project Scope | Budgets | Stakeholder Relations | Project Management | Benchmarks | ROI | KPIs | Metrics | Milestones | Deadlines / Timelines | Resource Allocation | Partnerships | Vendor Management | Tasks | Staff Scheduling | Proposals | RFPs | Logistics | Reporting |

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

GREAT CHICAGO EVENTS – CHICAGO, IL
Senior Project Manager | 02/2000 – current
As company grew, shifted focus away from managing social event programs to planning projects for medical meetings. Manage projects that engage up to 6,000 people with $2 million in annual cumulative budget spend annually. Meet with clients to determine project scope, strategy, budget, and timelines, then guide tasks, milestones, and personnel through planning and project logistics. Establish rapport with stakeholders, set up regular reporting and update schedules, monitor budget according to spend, and track progress towards timelines and deliverables.

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