Bill Palumbo

Bill Palumbo

IT Executive

Location
Greater Chicago Area
Industry
Consumer Goods

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Bill Palumbo's Summary

IT Executive with 15 years P&L management experience with a track record of building top-performing application development and support organizations. Outstanding interpersonal and leadership skills developed by collaborating with diverse professionals in both a direct and project supervisory role. Extensive knowledge of agile methodologies to develop, implement, and support software. Ability to understand complex technical issues and ensure root cause is identified and remediated. Experienced project manager, focused on completing projects on time and under budget that holds a Master of Project Management (MPM) degree and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

Bill Palumbo's Experience

VP Application Services

Constellation Brands

Public Company; 5001-10,000 employees; STZ; Wine and Spirits industry

20092013 (4 years) Chicago

Reported to the Global CIO. Responsible for leading a team that supported the company’s Business Intelligence, Web, and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) applications. The Application Services organization included 63 members and a 9 million dollar annual budget. Responsibilities included budget accountability, employee career development and mentoring, adherence to Service Level Agreements (SLAs), Project Management Office (PMO), enhancements, acquisition integration, and methodology compliance.

• 8% cost savings through reorganization
• Prepared people for leadership positions
• Migration to single global ERP Instance
• Global Data Warehouse implementation
• Integrated 3 large acquisitions
• Streamlined application portfolio

Director, ERP Systems

Constellation Brands

Public Company; 5001-10,000 employees; STZ; Wine and Spirits industry

20042008 (4 years) Chicago

Established the first Shared Services organization for the Beer, Wine, and Spirits organizations. Managed 15 person staff responsible for supporting JD Edwards Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system. Responsibilities included: maintaining a stable effective solution, change control, enhancements, acquisition integration, and methodology compliance.

• Reduced IT support costs 10% through formation of shared service organization
• JDE Implementations for Wine, Spirits, and Beer Organizations
• Integrated a large acquisition

Senior Project Manager

Constellation Brands

Public Company; 5001-10,000 employees; STZ; Wine and Spirits industry

20012004 (3 years) Chicago

Project Manager for the implementation of JD Edwards ERP software for the Beer organization. The scope of the project included replacing all Finance and Supply Chain systems and creating a technical infrastructure capable to handle implementations for the US Wine and Spirits organizations. Responsibilities included: planning, methodology compliance, resource management, vendor management, and overall accountability for the delivery of all technology components of the solution.

Public Company; 5001-10,000 employees; Information Technology and Services industry

19992001 (2 years) Chicago, Il

Provided clients with program management, project management, and package support services. Program management services include multi-technology and multi-project guidance, and organizational structuring assistance. Project management services include package software selection, business process development, and implementation leadership. Package software support services include providing package expertise, package remediation support, integration services, and package web enablement.

Enterprise Manager

J.D. Edwards

Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; JDEC; Computer Software industry

19901999 (9 years) Chicago, Il

Provided strategic planning and project management to clients that implemented J.D. Edwards Enterprise Resource Planning software. Guided clients through the complete project life cycle. This included establishing the scope, measures of success, budget, staffing the project team, planning, monitoring, and closing down the project. Educated clients and monitored the use of a software implementation methodology. As an Enterprise Manager specialized in supporting multi-national companies engaged in global implementations. As a Client Manager focused on supporting mid-market organizations. While a consultant responsibilities included assisting clients in application configuration and training.

Bill Palumbo's Education

University of Illinois at Chicago

Bachelor of Science in Accounting

1983

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