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Gary Vaughan Resume


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My current resume as of March 2013

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Gary Vaughan Resume

  1. 1. GARY L. VAUGHANWashington D.C. glvconsulting@hotmail.comGOAL: Senior IT Advisorto lead enterprise-wide knowledge management initiatives, andmaximize the business value of IT, SharePoint and other social media tools.SKILL SUMMARY(and years of experience):Change and Knowledge Management:(23 years): Manage and “market” change byadapting SharePoint and social media to organizational culture and needs at State.LedUSAID change initiatives in evaluation, private sector and knowledge management.Project Management (PM):(33 years) Design, manage projects in IT, knowledgemanagement, and economic growthin U.S. and developing countries. Retired 2006 asUSAID Foreign Service Officer.Launched State PM community. PMP certified 2010.SharePointand Social Media Adoption:(7 years) Plan,demonstrateand coordinateSharePointand other social media adoptionat State. Graduatedegree in computeradministrationfrom University of Maryland University College(UMUC), 1/05.Team-Building and Training:(23 years) Facilitate enterprise-wide teams and usergroups at State and USAID.Organizedand facilitatedthree widely attended private sectorSharePoint User Group conferences in Dulles, Virginia.LANGUAGES: Fluent in Spanish. Basic French and Colloquial Egyptian Arabic.EXPERIENCE:Consultant in Knowledge Management, Social Media and SharePoint,2006 to presentSenior Knowledge Managementand SharePoint Advisor:Glotech (previously viaWINS andManTech International),StateDepartment’s Office of eDiplomacy (IRM), 11/06to present.Also advised SharePoint Team (IRM/SIO/CCS)10/11-3/13.- Social Media and SharePoint Adoption: Lead ongoing social media outreach forWindows 7 migration across State Department. Coordinated Department-wideSharePoint users group and organized first State SharePoint Conference for 400 staff.- IT and SharePoint Planning: Recommend governance and integration with othersoftware: e.g. Mediawiki, Wordpress, Adobe Connect, and personal newsfeed and socialnetworking technology. Drafted SharePoint road maps and analyzed network issues.- Project Management: Launched Project Management Community of Practice(PPMCOP) at State with support of Undersecretary for Management, other seniormanagers and 300 attendees, and lead ongoing mentoring initiative. Helped coordinateand staff State exhibit at USAID Knowledge Management Expo. Developed SharePointtemplates/methodologies in conference, migration management.
  2. 2. Page Two GARY L. VAUGHAN glvconsulting@hotmail.comRegional SharePoint Users Conference Coordinator:Designed agenda, recruited 30speakers, and presented white papers atSharePointusers conferences 2007-2009 in Dulles,Virginia, attended by over 200SharePoint professionals. See Service Officer, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), 1979 to 2006IT and Knowledge Management Officer, USAID/Washington, 2001 to2006:Facilitated 500 member IT “community of practice”; helped draft USAID KnowledgeManagement Strategy; managed regional "IT for Development" project in EasternEurope; supervised training, web, and evaluations for Agency evaluation division.Program Officer, USAID/Cairo, 1997-2001. Led e-commerce initiative, coordinated atrade mission of 15 U.S. IT firms, and developed a $39 million IT developmentproject.Also designed and implementedeconomic policy and public health programs inEgypt.Private Sector and Project Development Officer, USAID/Washington and Overseas,1979-1997.Coordinated global participation in U.N. (UNCTAD) World Summit on TradeEfficiency. Managed Asia-Near East Bureau Private Sector Division, and organizedregional workshops in Jordan and Thailand.Designed and managed economic growth andother development programs in West Bank/Gaza, Guatemala and Ecuador.Other Experience in Commercial Banking and the Peace Corps, 1974 - 1979- Peace Corps Volunteer, Colombia, 1976-1979. Small Business Consultant- Financial Analyst/Loan Officer Trainee, Mellon Bank, Pittsburgh, PA, 1974-1976.AFFILIATIONS: FEDSPUG SharePoint Users Group,Project Management Institute(PMI);Maryland Leadership Breakfast; Toastmasters; AIIM; Society for InternationalDevelopment.ONLINE RESOURCES:- my blog, reference links, and BlogTalkRadio shows- for my profile, connections, and presentationsEDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS:B.A., Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, 1972, Phi Beta KappaM.A., International Relations, The Johns Hopkins School of Advanced InternationalStudies (SAIS), Washington, D. C., 1974M.B.A., The George Washington University, Washington, D. C., 1995M.S. in Computer Systems Management, the University of Maryland University College(UMUC), College Park, Maryland, 2005.SharePoint training and tutorials from Learning Tree, SusQtech. Presenter at SharePointSaturday Baltimore. Attended Microsoft SharePoint Conference in Anaheim, CA 2011.Presentations on social media at Brookings, 40 Plus of D.C., and Montgomery CollegeCertified by PMI as Project Management Professional (PMP), November 2010
  3. 3. Enterprise Content Management Certificate, AIIM, May 2011