G. Lane Cavalier
Project Manager, Supply Chain at W.W. Grainger
- Greater Chicago Area
- Information Technology and Services
G. Lane Cavalier's Overview
- Sr. Manager, Solution Delivery Core PMO at W.W. Grainger
- Western Illinois University
- William Rainey Harper College
G. Lane Cavalier's Summary
Highly motivated and experienced information technology professional with over twenty years of varying experience as a Business Analyst, Project Manager, Application Manager and Consultant. Results-oriented leader in strategic and tactical management of information technology projects working cross-functionally with business clients and technical teams. Change leader and project liaison with extensive background in development and implementation of complex, high impact projects through use of leadership, teamwork, and organizational skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to adapt rapidly to changing priorities.
IT Leadership; Client Relationship; Project Management; Career/Team Development and Mentoring; Management Consulting, Strategic Planning, Assessment, and Analysis; Business Reengineering; Applications Development/Requirement Analysis; Information Technology; Excellent Communication/Problem Solving Skills
G. Lane Cavalier's Experience
Sr. Manager, Solution Delivery Core PMO
Public Company; 10,001+ employees; GWW; Business Supplies and Equipment industry
November 2010 – Present (3 years 11 months) Lake Forest
Lane Cavalier Consulting
2008 – March 2010 (2 years)
Provide technology and business guidance and services to several small organizations on an as needed basis. Responsible for conducting the feasibility studies and documenting findings for business case and cost benefit justification of client investment portfolios.
Analyzed and developed a business and technical oversight documentation for a private venture capitalist doing a “due diligence with intent to purchase” project concerning an existing dot-com organization.
Developed technical specifications as it related to a contract bid for a small product branding and marketing company.
Entrusted to formulate and develop project expenditures, as well as, providing solution strategy recommendations to potential clients.
Associate Director, Value Management
Public Company; 10,001+ employees; FJTSY; Information Technology and Services industry
2006 – 2008 (2 years)
Led the Business Process Mapping and Reengineering project for order-to-cash of a large global manufacturing organization, leveraging expertise in project management, feasibility, and requirement analysis.
Requested to lead an assessment team for an aged services/senior housing organization. Managed all aspects of internal and vendor assessment to make recommendations on vendor selection, application portfolio mix, and long range strategic and tactical direction.
Entrusted to conduct remediation and project management of a $1 M marketing and customer relationship management (CRM) system. Managed customer and vendor relationship for a multi-million dollar distributor marketing company.
Vice President (Senior Manager) - Multiple Positions
Privately Held; 5001-10,000 employees; Leisure, Travel & Tourism industry
1999 – 2005 (6 years)
As Vice President - Project and Quality Assurance:
Managed a team of 16 IT professionals responsible for project, quality assurance, and back office development and support. Responsibilities include implementing methodologies and service level agreements for a 150 staff technology organization and management and execution of a $10 M budget. Managed external and internal customer satisfaction through problem and timely conflict resolution.
As Vice President - Systems Development:
Led the corporate initiative in the consolidation of multiple development organizations into a single centralized organization, improving productivity 10%, reducing operating cost 15%, while managing an annual budget of $3.5 M. Responsibilities included identification and implementation of significant cost reductions by building efficient quality processes. Managed 35 IT professionals and consultants in the development of product and services, and operational support activities.
As Director - Core Application Development:
Managed creation and operation of all development and business support activities, including a staff of 30 IT professionals and an operating budget of $2.8 M. Developed and implemented all Service Level Agreements and provided sales support for all customer implementations. Negotiated all outsourcing and technology vendor contracts.
Development/Project Manager – ITG
Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Information Technology and Services industry
1997 – 1999 (2 years)
As Development/Project Manager – ITG:
Manage all operations and technology for a new product line from presentation thru implementation. Create and author change control guidelines and service level agreements for web based architectures.
As Sr. Database Administrator – ITG:
Create, deploy, and manage all database systems as pertains to support of call center and credit card marketing operations.
Sr. Systems Consultant
Moore Graphics Services
1996 – 1997 (1 year)
As Sr. Systems Consultant:
Evaluate, develop and implement product lines in support of the delivery of business forms and graphics products. Responsible for management of project budgets and deliverables of up to $1 million per project.
Manager - Software Development
Public Company; 5001-10,000 employees; EFX; Financial Services industry
1995 – 1995 (less than a year)
As Manager – Software Development:
Created department and processes to facilitate the deliverable of a call center based application for the support of a residential mortgage company. Managed 5 direct reports and 8 consultants in support of a $1.4 million budget.
Sr. Programmer Analyst
Moore Business Forms
1989 – 1995 (6 years)
As Sr. Programmer Analyst:
Manage all relationships with a graphics services division and provide operation and tactical systems analysis for the core printing and manufacturing group to include warehouses in providing a complete system re-architecture. Lead implementation teams of 7 people thru a 1 year complete system replacement.
As Programmer Analyst:
Provide operation and tactical systems analysis for the core printing and manufacturing group to include warehouses in providing a complete system re-architecture.
G. Lane Cavalier's Skills & Expertise
- Change Management
- Management Consulting
- Cross-functional Team Leadership
- Software Documentation
- Customer Service
- Project Management
- Product Development
- Account Management
- Software Development
- Requirements Analysis
- Process Improvement
- Business Process Improvement
- Strategic Planning
- Sales Operations
- Vendor Management
- Business Intelligence
- Enterprise Software
- Team Building
- Operations Management
- Business Analysis
- Program Management
- Quality Assurance
- Team Leadership
- Information Technology
- Inventory Management
G. Lane Cavalier's Certifications
Project Management Professional
- Project Management Institute
- November 2010
G. Lane Cavalier's Education
2005 – 2009
William Rainey Harper College
2004 – 2006
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