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Wendy Shelton, PMP, LSSBB

Wendy Shelton, PMP, LSSBB

“The greatest of follies is to sacrifice health for any other kind of happiness.” - A. Schopenhauer

Greater St. Louis

I am a seasoned professional with a proven track record leading teams in the execution of large scale transformational changes across an international virtual enterprise environment. I use creative thinking and collaboration to find innovative solutions to complex issues, while still ensuring risk and regulatory requirements are addressed.

My areas of expertise include:
• Leading teams through transformational changes
• Definition of business vision and goals
• Strategic planning and prioritization
• Roadmap alignment to enterprise strategy
• Portfolio and program management for both information technology and business directives
• Service and product management
• Relationship management
• Vendor selection, negotiation and management
• Capacity management for people and equipment resources
• Business process improvement
• Forecasting and budget reconciliation
• Metrics definition and reporting
• Presentation to Executive/C-Level Leadership
• Outgoing personality and excellent communication skill

My professional accomplishments include:
• Managed deployment efforts for the first Wells Fargo Private Cloud environment for Infrastructure as a Service which enabled improved time to market for server deployment from 3+ months to less than on day
• Improved Customer Reliability Engineering processes and established actionable metrics to assist in build automation issue root cause analysis, resulting in a 48% increase in virtual server straight through build automation reliability within four months of assuming this responsibility
• Acted as a subject matter expert to help drive the Wells Fargo Enterprise Agile Transformation, as the processes and tools developed under my leadership for IaaS services were adopted as best practices benchmark for the full-scale transformation efforts

My personal accomplishments include:
• Management of aircraft “war games” efforts as part of the USAF Battlestaff team
• Participated in a public relations mission with the German military after the Berlin Wall came down
• Awarded a National Defense Service Medal for participation in multiple war campaigns throughout the 1990's
• Honored by Hoops for Heroes for my military service accomplishments (see https://siuecougars.com/news/2013/2/18/2_18_2013_78.aspx)

Additionally, I am a proud member of my local VFW and American Legion posts, an active participant my local and faith communities, and am a collaborative servant leader who believes we all get further together.


Experience:

  • Quality Manager, Associate Vice President, Quality Performance Group (Wachovia Corp)
  • Project Support Specialist, Project Management Office (A.G. Edwards & Sons, Inc.)
  • Cloud Deployment Manager, Vice President, Infrastructure as a Service Engineering (Wells Fargo)
  • National Network Administrator (XO Communications)
  • Technical Program Manager, Enterprise Architecture (A.G. Edwards & Sons, Inc.)
  • Information Technology Engineering Manager, Vice President, Core Engineering Services (Wells Fargo)
  • Missile Tech, Command Center Battlestaff/Fligthtline Ops, etc. (United States Air Force)
  • Information Technology Program Manager, Vice President, Group Program Management Office (Wells Fargo)

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