David M. Kasprzak 2008 to Present blog: myflexiblepencil.com Elbit Systems of
America twitter: @FlexiblePencil
; Program Control email: firstname.lastname@example.org ; Process cell: 603-303-9176 Improvements ; Project management
; Policy development & documentation Hello,
I am a seasoned project and management analyst with over 12 years of experience in 2007 to 2008 proposing, planning, analyzing, measuring and justifying the work of both business units Raytheon ; Reporting Process and project teams. My overall skill set focuses on 2 major areas: Improvements
; Program Financial ; Quantitative Planning & Analysis, including cost analyses, forecasting, performance Analysis
; ERP, Excel & measurement and variance analysis
Access tools ; Project management discipline focusing on team-based approaches to problem solving within the context of the overall business strategy 2006 to 2007
PC Connection Primarily, my background has been in cost & schedule analysis, and in recent years has
; Dashboard creation evolved to include process improvement based on the principles of Lean & Operational ; Sales manager Excellence, policy development and business strategy. This experience has given me a support foundation in working with systems such as Oracle and SAP to derive financial data and ; Process
Troubleshooting performance metrics and presenting both the results and their rationale to personnel at all
levels. As a result, I have had opportunities to be a part of several projects with Executive-
level visibility. 2002 to 2006
BAE Systems I recently completed my MBA in May 2011 with a concentration in Marketing & Strategy. I ; Program Control &
Master Schedule am eager to utilize my combination of experience & education to lead the Planning &
; Manufacturing Analysis function within your organization and continue to grow my skills while developing finance and learning from others. ; Reporting Process
If you would like to learn more about me, I developed a blog in 2010 entitled "My Flexible
Pencil" (http://www.myflexiblepencil.com) to discuss my thoughts on a range of topics 2001 to 2002 such as workplace behaviors, project performance, education and continuous Computer Science
Corporation improvement. Over the past year, I have had guest posts appear on several Lean and
; Proposal Project Management blogs. Development
; Advanced Excel I hope you find my background intriguing. If you would like to speak with me, please models for
forecasting & contact me via email, text or phone. pricing
1998 to 2001
Drug Enforcement Administration
; CMMi Improvement David M. KasprzakTeam
; Executive level staff
; Budget formulation
blog: myflexiblepencil.com David M. Kasprzak
twitter: @FlexiblePencil 20 Martin Lane email: email@example.com Litchfield, NH 03052
; Financial Performance & Cost Analysis ; Project Management
; Process Improvement ; Social Media
May 2008 to Present - Elbit Systems of America - Commercial Aviation Systems
Senior Analyst – Program Planning & Control
; Create complex MS Excel spreadsheets for program management and financial planning and analysis,
including some VBA macro development, pivot tables, and advanced Excel formulas
; Lead projects for defining and improving processes for program controls and financial administration
; Contributor to policy & procedure documentation efforts for optimizing project controls and program
; Develop and maintain Integrated Master Schedules for large, multi-year programs using MS Project in
conjunction with Program Management and Functional Leads
Jan 2007 to May 2008 - Raytheon - Integrated Defense Systems
Senior Finance Analyst
; Developed Access databases, Excel macros and other queries for working with SAP and Business
Warehouse to provide program management with informational, actionable insights into performance
; Worked as representative to IT department to provide functional requirements for custom SharePoint
development and evangelize IT vision for internally developed SharePoint applications to finance teams.
; Administered Earned Value Management System (EVMS) on $80M cost-reimbursable DoD contract in
accordance with company guidelines.
April 2006 to Jan 2007- PC Connection
Senior Compensation Analyst
; Identified errors and loopholes in commission applications resulting in overpayment and lost revenues,
and recommended solutions to senior management.
; Worked with IT department to create new requirements, develop test scripts and validate commission
; Modeled sales person performance trends and correlated performance metrics with labor expenditures
using advanced MS Excel and Access skill set. Worked closely with senior managers to develop customized,
scorecard-style dashboard with Graphical depiction of trends, and both individual and aggregate-level
; Calculated compensation for sales force in accordance with established plans.
October 2002 to April 2006 - BAE Systems
Program Control Analyst / Master Planner
; Assisted Engineering and Manufacturing teams with development of proposals, program plans,
performance metrics and maintained Integrated Master Schedule (IMS).
; Conducted analyses of manufacturing metrics to determine support ratios, performance factors, unit
; Created Excel applications with macros for analyzing material costs against the Bill of Material.
; Risk & opportunity tracking, manpower planning, cash flow analysis, variance analysis and submission of
March 2001 to June 2002 - Computer Science Corporation
; Assisted opportunity capture teams in pursuit of US Government contracts.
; Developed proposal pricing models using MS Excel to calculate ROI, gross profit, net profit and other
financial metrics as required in accordance with internal policy and the Federal Acquisition Regulations
; Presented business cases to executive management and prepared cost volumes.
March 1998 to November 2000 - Drug Enforcement Administration
; Supported the Agency's major IT initiative (Project Firebird) by providing budget development and
justification support to the Chief Information Officer.
; Developed presentations and white papers for senior officials at Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of
Management & Budget (OMB) and US Congress.
April 2010 to present - My flexible pencil blog. Heavily influenced by Lean / Shingo concepts , My blog offers observations on the workplace and thoughts on Project Management and pursuing Operational Excellence. In June 2010, I appeared on The Lean Nation radio show and guest posts have appeared on prominent Lean and Project Management blogs, including Tim McMahon's A Lean Journey, Mark Hamel's Gemba Tales, Mike
Wroblewski ‘s Got Boondoggle and are frequently featured by Gina Abudi, President-Elect of the MassBay PMI Chapter, on her web site.
Master of Business Administration, May 2011
Concentration in Marketing & Strategy
Rivier College, Nashua, NH
Master of Arts, Political Science, 1997
Concentration in Comparative Politics & International Relations
Pennsylvania State University
Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, 1995
State University of New York at Buffalo