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Work experience

Feb 2014Present

Migration Project Manager

Aetna Medicaid

Managed the migration of Coventry Medicaid Plans onto Aetna Medicaid platform. Managed successful migration of CoventryCares of Nebraska and currently managing migrations of Kentucky and Missouri Medicaid Plans.

Coordinated activities between key business and technology groups such as Enrollment, Claims, Finance, Encounters, Medical Management, Core System Configuration,  Ancillary System Development, and Data Conversion. Primary activities and responsibilities included:

  • Project Governance & Management Reporting
    • Implementation of Project Governance Model & Tools
    • Milestone Tracking
    • Risk & Issue Management
    • Change Management
    • Deployment Planning
    • Executive Reporting
  • Management of relationships with state Medicaid agencies & external vendors
  • Process & Planning improvements
    • Business Requirements
    • User Acceptance Testing
    • Post go-live issue management
Mar 2012Feb 2014

IT Strategy & Governance Analyst

Aetna Medicaid

Worked within Aetna Medicaid's IT Strategy and Governance team to improve operational processes, portfolio management, and financial management. Primary responsibilities included: 

  • Medicaid IT - Compliance Program Delivery Point of Contact
    • Responded to requests and inquiries from external auditors
    • Audited department per requirements for annual Sarbanes-Oxley assessment
  • Financial Oversight & Reporting
    • Tracked financials for new Health Plan implementation & created reports for executive management
    • Implemented time tracking system (PlanView) for Medicaid IT
  • Operational Planning and Portfolio Management
    • Met with the Chief Operating Officers of all Medicaid Health Plans to define and prioritize IT projects for Aetna Medicaid’s strategic portfolio
    • Drafted Operating Plan presentation for Aetna Medicaid executives
  • Talent Development - founded and managed Medicaid IT's internship program


Aug 2007Apr 2011

Computer Information Systems

Bachalor of Science with Honors - Arizona State University

Overall GPA: 3.72     GPA for Major: 4.0 (Dec. 2010)
 W. P. Carey School of Business, and Barrett, the Honors College
          Certificate in International Business Studies
          Thesis: Business Plan for Date U LLC