Services - Projects
Coleman has helped teams meet critical project objectives and their
companies achieve profitability. Here are his positions
held; accomplishments; and
education, certifications, and memberships.
jhColeman LLC, Ann Arbor, MI; provides management, reviews, planning, controls, and training services for industrial projects from $5 million to $200
Vice President, Development Manager, Project Manager;
Integrated Management Systems, Inc., Ann Arbor, MI; planned and managed
industrial product development, manufacturing, and IT projects in the U.S.
and Europe from $5 million to $800 million. (1985-2000)
Manager, Project Control Services;
Bechtel Power Corporation, Ann Arbor, MI; engineered and constructed power
generation facilities from $20 million to $5 billion. (1982-85)
Assistant Construction Manager, Scheduling Manager;
Perini Corporation-led Joint Venture, Ovda, Israel; constructed $700
million military base. (1979-1982)
Senior Scheduling Engineer;
Bechtel Associates, Washington, D.C.; managed construction for $3 billion
Water Supply Engineer, Training Coordinator;
US Peace Corps, Sierra Leone, West Africa; engineered, constructed rural
water supply systems, roads. (1971-75)
Created strategic partnerships
between technical and management services providers valued at $10 million
(2002-2003); grew services business from $4 million to $25 million
Developed staff of 220 project managers
assigned to major industrial clients (1994-2000); trained 1200
engineers and managers in project and product management (1985-2003);
reduced corporate overhead staff by 50% while doubling assignments
of management staff to billable projects (1984-1985).
Directed all planning activities
for a major military facility construction and commissioning project
completed on-time and within budget (1979-1982).
Authored numerous strategic plans for corporate executives
related to project, process, and product management focused on reducing
product cost and timing (1992-2002); launched major information systems to
support these plans currently in use (1994-2003).
Led cross-functional teams on industrial projects
that 1) kicked-off an OEM/system integrator joint venture on a $300
million product development program (1997); 2) organized a $10 million
resource management initiative (1995-96); and 3) organized a $20 million
requirements management initiative (1993-94).
Moderated industry panels,
presented symposia papers, and co-founded an industry-specific group for
PMI International (1992-8); judged Netscape Business Plan Contest at the
University of Michigan Business School (1998).
Engineering and Computer Science, University of
Graduate work at University of
Maryland in Urban Transportation Planning (1979)
Project Management Professional (PMP)
certification from PMI (2001)