Richard has over 30 years of experience working in various domains such as Retail, Research and Development, Construction, Education, Health, Information Technology, Defence and Space, IT Security, and Non-Profit.
Over the years Richard has held various management positions which today make him the person he is. Richard is a goal-oriented visionary and organized team leader and player. A conscientious worker and a consummate professional, Richard prides himself on his ability to turn ideas into reality. Richard's strengths lie in:
Richard is a seasoned, certified project manager and trainer. He was instrumental in setting up a Project Management Office (PMO) for the management of a national Department of National Defence (DND) project and contributed to the improvement of business and Project Management (PM) processes at DND. Richard is continuously taking courses to ensure his knowledge is current. He also teaches project management to various government departments, agencies and private companies.
Richard has many years experience in planning and implementing large scale Information Technology(IT) projects. He has managed IT Architects, Software Architects, Systems Analysts, Business Analysts, Security Analysts, Developers, and Testers.
Richard has played a key role in the planning and implementation of financial management systems such as FAMIS and PBHC Financial Applications Software upgrades. He has worked with accountants, accounts payable/receivable clerks, and procurement staff.
Doctoral Student in Project Management (P.H.D.)
Université du Québec en Outaouais, 2010 - 2013
Master of Science in Project Management
Université du Québec en Outaouais, 2009
Bachelor in Commerce /Information System (Hon.)
Laurentian University, 1990
ITIL v.2.0, 2002; ITIL v.3.0, 2010
Architectural, Cambrian College, 1983
Electrical Engineering Technology, 1982
Project Management Professional (PMP)
Master of Project Management (M.P.M.)
Certified International Project Manager (C.I.P.M.)
Project Management Institute (PMI), 2001
American Academy of Project Management (A.A.P.M.), 2009
BEVA Global Management Inc.
President, Senior Management Consultant, 2010 to present
President, PM Trainer, 2006 - 2010
ABET Technologies Inc.,
President, IT Senior Project Manager, 2001 -2011
Sudbury Regional Hospital
Project Manager, Senior Systems Analyst, 1999 -2001
Avita Technologies Inc. (Oakville)
Project Manager, High Technology, 1999
Conseil Scolaire du Nouvel Ontario
Director of Information Services, 1998
Mikro Provisions and Drake Training Centre
Owner/Operator, 1994 - 1997
Valley & District Assoc. for Community Living
Manager of Finance and Office Administration, 1990 - 1994
Atomic Energy of Canada (A.E.C.L.) Chalk River Electrical Engineering Designer, 1982 - 1986
Trainer (IT, PM), 1992 to present