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Chad R. Brommer

Lead IT Project Manager

About Me

PROFESSIONAL PATH

I am a self-driven leader within my current position as an IT Associate Project Manager Sr. at Progressive Insurance. I have a passion for IT and the aptitude to learn new technologies and processes quickly. My goals include mastering the art and science of project management while driving process improvements within my current role.

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Summary Of Qualifications

  • Project Leadership Experience.
  • Strong Organizational Skills.
  • Goal and Deadline Oriented.
  • Solid Technical and Process Documentation Skills.
  • Self-Driven with Solid Work Ethic
  • High-Level Problem-Solving Ability
  • Infrastructure and Software Troubleshooting Experience
  • Experience Working with Vendors (Adobe, Microsoft, Thales, EMC, IBM, HP, DELL, Cisco, Etc.)
  • Eagerness to Learn and Continue Education

Work Experience

PREVIOUS JOBS

Associate Project Manager Lead

Progressive Casualty Insurance
May 2021 to Present
  • Successfully lead enterprise-level projects.
  • Focused on organizational contributions.
  • Mentored and developed up and coming project managers.
  • Enforced LEAN principles in practice.

Associate Project Manager Sr.

Progressive Casualty Insurance
June 2017 to May 2021
  • Successfully delivered multiple infrastructure projects.
  • Developed resources technical skills and careers.
  • Drove multiple vendor negotiations.
  • Improved quality of infrastructure.

IT Systems Engineer Sr. – Tier III

Progressive Casualty Insurance
June 2015 to June 2017
  • Managed multiple internal projects.
  • Worked with project teams to identify requirements.
  • Implemented externally lead projects.
  • Coordinated with project and operations resources.

IT Systems Engineer Sr. – Tier II

Progressive Casualty Insurance
September 2014 to June 2015
  • Drove multiple process improvements.
  • Developed technical and process documentation.
  • Initiated workload reviews and remapping.
  • Trained new hires and current staff on new technologies.

Team Lead

Progressive Casualty Insurance
August 2014 to June 2015
  • Responsible for day-to-day staffing, coverage, and performance monitoring.
  • Accountable for key deliverables in problem investigations.
  • Defined specialist responsibilities within team.
  • Organized, planned, and ran multiple events.

IT Operations Analyst

Progressive Casualty Insurance
April 2013 to September 2014
  • SAN frame and switch administration and troubleshooting.
  • Network, Server, and Software Enterprise Change Management.
  • Communication with Vendors via phone and ticketing systems.
  • Experience with Windows Server 2000, 2003, 2008, and 2008 R2 both physically and remotely.

Third Shift Lead

  • Responsible for work distribution.
  • During consolidation, responsible for training legacy Distributed Systems technicians on Data Center technology, processes, and procedures.

IT Operations Analyst Associate

Progressive Casualty Insurance
September 2011 to April 2013
  • Network, Hardware, and Software Troubleshooting.
  • General Cabling and Data Center Operations.
  • Physical infrastructure installation and de-installation.

Education

ACADEMIC CAREER

Master’s Degree

Colorado State University Global Campus, Greenwood Village, Colorado
September 2016 – January 2019 – GPA: 4.0
  • Master’s Degree in Information Technology Management.
  • Graduate Specialization in Project Management.
  • Distinguished Scholar Award.

Bachelor of Science Degree

Pennsylvania College of Technology, Williamsport, Pennsylvania
August 2008 - May 2011 – Major GPA: 3.7
  • Information Technology: Network Specialist Concentration.
  • Minor in Business Administration.

Associate's Degree of Applied Science

Pennsylvania College of Technology, Williamsport, Pennsylvania
August 2008 - May 2011
  • Information Technology: Technical Support Technology Emphasis.

Associate's Degree of Applied Science

Pennsylvania College of Technology, Williamsport, Pennsylvania
August 2008 - May 2011
  • Information Technology: Network Technology Emphasis.

Miscellaneous

AWARDS
  • Eagle Scout Rank in the Boy Scouts of America
  • Dean’s List
  • Distinguished Scholar

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Years In IT