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Manuel E.

Beckles 139 Rollinson Street West Orange, New Jersey 07052 Cell: (973) 609-8231 To leverage my experience as an IT Project Manager and channel it into a profess ional career in utilizing training in digital media resources, communications ma nagement, SDLC and operations. * Project Manager with over 20 years experience as a telecommunications profess ional. * Strong leadership with clients, stakeholders, vendors, budgets and P&L revenu es. * Skilled in managing IT resources using various Project Management tracking to ols including life-cycle methodology and analysis. * Adopting PMI standards for providers to reduce the risk of unauthorized Chang e Management process. * Ensuring that PMI standards are adopted to bring value-added -networking (VAN ) between PMO clearinghouse as an enterprise requirement. * PMI mandated techniques that would comply with industry standards that suppor t stakeholders. EDUCATION BS Media Communications with minor in Business Management, expected 2011 GPA: 3. 10 New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ Master Certification: IT Project Management George Washington University, Washin gton, DC Key Courses: E-Commerce Technology Foundation of Game Production Internet Applications Microeconomics Online Journalism Principles of Management Principles of Marketing Writing, Speaking and Thinking AFFILIATIONS Project Management Institute (PMI) New Jersey Chapter Membership: 10748231 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE TeleQuest Communications, Inc. - New York, NY 9/2010- Current New York based firm specializing in information systems, technology consulting, applications development and training. Project Manager - Working for Christie's Global Network Communications departmen t on evaluating, recommending and implementing changes to the enterprise network 's operational strategy as well as developing SharePoint portal for documents, t racking and task assignments. The PM is responsible for the successful delivery of the strategic, organizational, process, and change management components of t he project. In pursuit of this function, the PM will perform strategic and opera tional analysis to prepare documentation that will support project-related chang e. The PM will operate as an in-house consultant to build an accurate image of t he As Is and To Be business environment and to identify change opportunities in partnerships and providers, organizational structure, business processes, and bu siness/commercial rules. The PM will be responsible for recommending, documentin g, and implementing these change improvements in close partnership with Christie 's department and business partners. In addition I am responsible for the develo ping and managing vendor/partner/supplier relations to ensure the proper pricing and service levels are being adhered to using RFI, RFQ, and RFP's. Develop Key Performance Indicators for the operation in close partnership with the VP Global Communications. New Jersey Institute of Technology - Newark, NJ 9/2008 - Current Student - BS Media Communications with minor in Business Management, expected 20

11 GPA: 3.10 Synectics Inc. - Chicago, IL 11/2007 - 7/2008 Chicago based firm specializing in information systems, technology consulting, a pplications development and Internet training and development. Project Manager - Managed project resources in a coordinated effort to implement proper technical design and customer advocacy in Starbucks WiFi deployment at A T&T. These operations included order processing tracking, circuit provisioning m ethodology, router configuration and site implementation management. Verizon Wireless Inc. - Bedminster, NJ 9/2003 - 4/2006 Associate Technician - Monitored Verizon's switch and cellular network from a ce ntralized Network Operations Center (NOC) to ensure high availability and attain ment of service levels for both the CDMA voice and 3G Data products. I have deve loped a strong awareness for communicating all aspects of the business developme nt and relationship management with strong verbal and written skills. Strong kno wledge in identifying and scoping complex voice and data solutions of vendor ord er processing, provisioning, cost analysis, communications topology such as T1, DS3, OC-3, MLPS, Frame-Relay, Virtual Private Networks (VPN), and wireless techn ologies such as CDMA, TDMA, and EVDO digital transmissions, SAP, Data Modeling, Change Management, Migration and Recovery. Strong knowledge base of vendor suppl ied equipment such as Cisco, Nortel, Lucent, and Motorola, while working with a verity of carrier services which include AT&T, Bellsouth and SBC to name a few. Proficient with all Microsoft office software products and numerous network mana gement tools as defined by the scope of the business objectives. Prudential Financial, Inc. - Roseland, New Jersey 2/1997 - 10/2002 Sr. Telecommunications Analyst/Project Manager - Highlights: * Coordinated project plan to implement software/hardware to 2200 Prudential as sociates as well as over 150 sites which accessed VPN cutting cost at an estimat ed saving of $1.5M in private line services to Prudential. * Set roles/responsibilities and benchmarks for Technical Managers, Vendors and Business Managers establishing clear and concise procedures for product deploym ent and improved team efforts, Change Management request and contract evaluation . * Developed, presented and executed comprehensive project plan which included i ndemnification, acquisition and management of financials for all remote access s ervice providers delivering improved coverage with services. * Engineered and project managed the development of the western regional call c enter for the Prudential Health Care in Los Angeles, Ca. acted as team leader fo r the implementation of the call center services which averaged approximately 30 ,000 calls per month with a staff of 400 employees. * Project managed the design and integration of 105 PruPac (Prudential Property & Casualty) locations, which co-exited with PruSecurities office locations; eli minating customer complaints resulting in enhanced business. Geotek Communications - Montvale, New Jersey 1994 -1997 Manager Network Operations Center/ Project Manager - Managed a team of seven ope rations technicians responsible for the real-time system analysis of the cellula r network through the collection of data on a TDMA wireless network. MILITARY United States Army 1977 - 1980 Telecommunications Center Specialist (E-4) - Assigned to a special battalion to detect and monitor enemy signals and transmissions (CWEI) Chemical Weapons & Ele ctronics Intelligence and later changed to the 522 MI (Military Intelligence) Ba ttalion Fort Hood, Texas. Reassigned to work in NATO Izmir, Turkey Land Southeas tern HQ Joint Signal Service Corps, and a member of the All Army Track Team.