Andrew Seckler Project Manager / Catering Manager


Andrew Frank Seckler, PMP

(301) 481-1851

[email protected]


Professional Summary

Experienced in project management with an understanding of complex IT solutions and the coordination to accomplish the project goals. Able to delegate authority to multiple team members is efforts to create a synergy that produces a value added approach.


Professional Experience


Macro Solutions, Washington, DC                                                      October 2017 – Present

Arlington County Government VA

Department of Technology Services (DTS)

Project manager for the following projects:

·       Data Center Transformation Strategy – Coordinate with consultant (GARTNER) to schedule interviews and collect information from DTS employees. Working with consultant to identify a strategy to move existing data center from current location to an unidentified location. Now, many applications would be stored in a cloud solution and the counties footprint would be reduced. Looking for geographical separation and streamlined low power solutions.

·       Enterprise Service Catalog – Introduced the new tool (Service Now) and conducted many interviews of existing departments. Introduction of capabilities and the benefits for initial implementation

·       Windows 10/ PC Replacement – Deployment of PC with new Windows 10 image for multiple departments. Approx. 3000 computers will be deployed when finished for this eligibility period

Randstad, Alexandria, VA                                                       January 2016 – October 2017

City of Alexandria VA – Project Management Professional (PMP)

Information Technology Services (ITS)

Project manager for the following projects:

·       Data Center Relocation – Validate inventories of current data center, plan for security during the move and once in the new space, monitor the budget of $3.3 mil, Collect and review RFP’s SOW’s and contracts, Plan the move steps using MS Project and SharePoint, prepare new facility to have all needed network management drops in place, coordinate the back-up data, migrate all existing hardware and software into the new data center space

·       Enterprise Service Catalog – Selected the new tool (Service Now) and conducted many interviews of existing departments. Worked with implementation team to identify any defects and re-mediate. Coordinated the go-live of new AlexIT help-desk ticking system

·       Upgrade Workstation – Coordinated the effort to install Windows 10 onto the city’s computers. Worked with Fairfax County to identify any obstacles. Used a service partner to conduct pilot of 250 machines.

·       Municipal Fiber – Coordinated ITS needs with current Phase of installation. Now the conduits are being installed and ITS will need to prepare to pull Fiber Optic.

·       NCRnet – connecting Arlington County with City of Alexandria. This will enable Dept. of Emergency Communications (DEC) to communicate across county and city lines. This is to serve for Fire, Police and Ambulance calls to better assist the public.

JPI, Alexandria, VA                                                                  October 2015 – December 2015

Project Manager:

·       Supported the Coast Guard at Tech and Info Systems Communications TISCOM.

·       Left position after 3 months due to work environment and being hired under false pretenses. Company was not completely forthcoming on the work environment and support provided.

KSJ & Associates, Falls Church, VA                                         August 2013 – October 2015

Project Management Professional (PMP)

Project Manager, Regional Operations and B2B External gateways projects:

·       Communicate and Monitor project status with key stakeholders through coordination of meetings, recording minutes,  tracking action items and producing deliverables to create reports for government leadership

·       Uploaded all mind maps and Quad Charts for the Operations Sustainment Branch (OSB) weekly Staff meeting to SharePoint site

·       Recorded minutes and action items for OS- Integrated Product Team (IPT) at monthly meeting and distributed via SharePoint site

·       Database utilization (PMAT) to track action items and project schedule along with other events to drive milestones and maintain financing

·       Mitigated risk factors through careful analysis of financial and statistical data. Anticipated and managed change effectively in rapidly evolving Defense Health Agency (DHA) environment

·       Coordination to establish and migrate over 8,000  B2B and DOD/VA gateway connections for over 100 mission partners (vendors) in efforts to share critical IT information between commercial side (vendors) and DoD treatment facilities

·       Facilitation of end-to-end connectivity calls involving engineering troubleshooting and validation of each connection per vendor

·       Excellent communicator; leverage technical, business and financial acumen to communicate effectively with client executives and their respective teams

·       Planned/developed budgets and schedules, coordinated kick off meetings with key stakeholders for the B2B Gateways

·       Participated in implementation changes for secure gateways as they are submitted to the Change Advisory Board (CAB)

·       Archiving contracts, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and Service Level Agreements (SLA) on SharePoint site

·       Delivery of monthly Performance Metrics, Cost Schedule Performance (CSP) monthly report and Monthly Progress Report (MPR)

Gateway Ventures INC., Norfolk, VA                                      December 2010 – August 2013

Jr. Logistician/Special Projects

·       Communicate and Monitor project status with key stakeholders through meetings, action item status and distribution of meeting minutes

·       Develop status reports, Independent Govt Cost Estimates (IGCE), and resource plans.

·       Helpdesk support COLTS database calls from user in CONUS and OCONUS. High volume. This database supports EOD (Explosive Ordinance Disposal)

·       Supply Chain Management support via work orders for maintenance planning

·       Monitoring project risks and scope creep to identify potential problems and proactively identifying solutions to address them in advance

·       Database administration involving creation of part numbers, assets with new serial numbers, configuration systems, requisition processing, catalog structures.

Lanterna Wine Distributor, Baltimore, MD,                           August 2008 – December 2010

Account Manager

·       Managed a portfolio with over 300 wines in stock and another 150 available with special order

·       Implemented POS & marketing tactics that led to 60% sales growth inside of 2 years

·       Conducted over 100 wine tasting events, including logistics and product selection

·       Supply Chain Management of imports and exports

·       Distribution manager for 4 counties in MD, Accounts grew from 40 to over 200 locations by Fall of 2010

·       Daily job duties include overseeing 3 direct employees, bookkeeping, handling company funds and bank deposits, problem solving, and inventory management


·        B.S.B.A. with concentration in MIS (Management of Information Systems) and Finance from East Carolina University 1993-1997

·        PMP Certified in good standing PMP Number: 1763009

PMP Credential holder since: 23 Oct 2014

PMP Credential valid through: 22 Oct 2020


·       DAU (Defense Acquisition University)  Classes included:

o   LOG 102 Fundamentals of System Sustainment Management                 11/19/2013

o   LOG 101 Acquisition Logistics Fundamentals                                              8/8/2012

o   CLV 016 Introduction to Earned Value Management                                 4/30/2014

o   CLM 017 Risk Management                                                                          12/4/2013

o   CLL 008 Designing for Supportability in DoD Systems                                4/15/2014

o   CLI 001 International Armaments Cooperation Part 1                               12/10/2013

o   CLI 003 International Armaments Cooperation (IAC) Part 3                      4/15/2014

o   CLI 002 International Armaments Cooperation (IAC) Part 2                      12/11/2013

o   CLE 025 Information Assurance (IA)                                                            11/20/2013

o   CLC 106 Contracting Officer Representative with a Mission Focus           2/16/2011

o   CLC 011 Contracting for the Rest of Us                                                        2/10/2011

o   CLB 007 Cost Analysis                                                                                    5/2/2014

o   ACQ 130 Fundamentals of Technology Security/Transfer                         12/4/2013

o    ACQ 101 Fundamentals of Systems Acquisition Management                  5/25/2012

Key Skills

·        Software:

o   SCRUM and Agile Methodologies, MS SharePoint, Microsoft Office 2016, Windows 10, MS Visio, JavaScript, HTML 5, SQL,, JQuery, Microsoft Access 2014, Microsoft SQL Server, Quicken, MS PowerPoint, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Entourage, Microsoft Outlook, Filezilla, cuteFTP, SKYPE, Adobe, Remedy, Project Management Accountability Tool (PMAT), Mindjet MindManager 14,


·        PM Skills:

o   Good conflict management and prioritization skills

o   Manage technical process and resolve technical issues

o   Can understand and document project requirements and dependencies

o   Excellent documentation & report writing skills

o   Experience of managing change within CRM, Marketing and Finance systems

o   Demonstrated ability to work with and support cross-functional project teams

o   Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and under pressure

o   Strong attention to detail and focus on task completion

o   Able to monitor workflow and make timeline adjustments as needed

Security Clearance(s)

·        Secret (Active)

·        References available upon request