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Don Murdock

Qualification Summary
Ambitious self-starter and team player with a track record of leading teams thro
ugh complex projects fast-paced environments. Project leader dedicated to workin
g with clients to insure lasting change occurs. Skilled in managing large comple
x projects spanning diverse platforms and industry segments. An Influential comm
unicator, with the versatility and perceptive required to deal with different vi
ewpoints and styles. In-depth experience of project management tools and methods
leveraged to ensure concise reporting of project status, tasks, and scope.
My experience as an owner of a construction business gives me an edge in Project
Management, as my first hand experience with all the complexities of being a ge
neral contractor, and the inherent vast range of personalities and skills requir
ed of my teams to deliver quality to my customer has proven invaluable while tra
nsitioning over to the information technology spectrum. I am able to quickly cre
ate project plans and accurate task activity estimates as a result of over a dec
ade of project management experience. My experience in applying methodology help
s me to understand the importance of enforcing the methodology as a Project Mana
ger, increasing the likelihood of success. In addition, as a business owner one
is required to have good people skills and communication skills.
Work Experience
January 2008 * Present Quantum Business Consulting
Consultant * Project Management
* Building / Maintaining the project plan for all installation activities
* Preliminary survey of existing municipal network towers
* Evaluation of transmission methods and equipment
* Consolidate and publish server environment documentation provided by other c
onsultants
* Manage client expectations for engagement
* Provide project support to the other QBC consultants
* Managed partner relationships and project schedule
* On time delivery
* Financial planning, budgeting and reporting
* Conducted weekly project meetings, as well as other typical project manageme
nt tasks.
* Project methodology and process management, improvement, and ownership

August 2009 * November 2009 ESL Investments


Consultant * Project Manager
* Liaison to governmental agencies and subcontractors on behalf of silent proj
ect sponsors, in rural land acquisition, permitting, and development.
* Successfully negotiated contracts on behalf of ESL Investments with municipa
lities, service providers, including contract addendum negotiations, and managed
the projects to a timely, profitable completion.
October 1996 * January 2008 Murdock Construction Co. Inc.
Owner * Program / Project Manager
As the owner and general contractor of Murdock Construction I managed upwards of
20 concurrent construction projects with inherent teams of sub-contract and sta
ff employees to deliver finished projects on time, and under budget. During my t
welve years as the owner of the company, I was responsible for each project in i
ts entirety. This included budget, planning, scoping, delivery, resource plannin
g, and ongoing support of the finished product.
* Successfully acquired, developed and managed teams by developing a relations
hip based on trust, along with a comfortable knowledge of soft skills.
* Successful management of multiple simultaneous construction projects from in
itiation, planning, executing, monitor and controlling to closing.
* Extensive experience managing stakeholder expectations, change control, and
executing approved changes.
* Experience managing and successfully working with enterprise environmental f
actors such as governmental regulatory agencies.
September 1994 * October 1996 B&C Construction
Project Manager
* Successfully managed constructing large commercial facility for the Army Nat
ional Guard.
* Successfully managed major renovation to the TN Prison for Women.
* Responsibilities included but not limited to RFP * s, seller selection, mana
ging stakeholder expectations, scheduling, executing, closely monitoring enterpr
ise environmental factors, organizational regulations, codes of conduct, and clo
sing.

Certifications
PMP Certified Project Management Professional
State of Tennessee Licensed Contractor
References
Available Upon Request