William Bresler

William Dean Bresler

Program Manager

Professional Summary

Graduated from UC with a BSEd in secondary education: major mathematics, minor physics. Taught at a local high school and coached three sports. Earned an MBA (Quantitative Analysis and Marketing) while teaching. Left teaching for a Fortune 50 telecom provider where I led very large software development teams that deployed up to 90 projects a year. Was outsourced from that Fortune 50 telecom provider to a large IT firm. While at the large IT firm, I led large software and infrastructure projects for a Fortune 50 telecom provider and pharmaceutical distributor and also established a leadership competency model deployed worldwide. I am married with three grown children. My wife and 2 of my 3 children are UC graduates. Go Bearcats!

Education

Executive Education Certificate, University of Virginia Charlottesville, Virginia, 1996 (Intensive 3 week Executive Education Course)

MBA, University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, Ohio, 1986 (Double Major: Quantitative Analysis and Marketing)

BS, University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, Ohio, 1979 (Secondary Education: Mathematics and Physics)

Positions and Work Experience

08-29-2016 -12-09-2016 Project Manager, Migrated large corporate clients to a new vendor payment platform for a Fortune 500 bank. Included managing all aspects of the program including aspects such as IT, training, marketing and legal., TEKsystems,

07-03-2000 -05-31-2016 Division Manager, Led very large software and infrastructure projects for AT&T and a Fortune 50 pharmaceutical distributor. Also deployed a leadership competency model used worldwide., IBM,

07-02-1984 -06-30-2000 District Manager, Deployed a comprehensive quality assurance program for a division of 500 employees. Led very large software development teams that deployed up to 90 projects a year. , AT&T,

08-01-1979 -06-08-1984 Teacher, Taught mathematics, physics and general science., Forest Hills School District,

Honors and Awards

12-15-2013 IBM Project of the Year (nominated) Software / infrastructure deployment nominated for GTS Project of the Year. Led infrastructure portion of the deployment. Complete with other projects worldwide within IBM. Nominated but did not win. Level:International Type:Leadership

03-31-2011 Service Excellence Award Recognized for leadership of the Account Leadership Competency especially the work related to establishing and training the structure needed by Delivery Project Executives worldwide implement the role. Level:National Type:Leadership

03-30-2008 Bravo and Ovation Awards From 2006 - 2008 was recognized with 4 awards for leadership of the Access Management and Voice Ordering and Provisioning teams.Delivery excellence across a large body of work supporting multiple teams. Level:Regional Type:Leadership

05-01-2003 Telecommunications Account Leadership Award Awarded annually by the IBM Executive Team to the Delivery Project Executive that demonstrated the leadership qualities required on the account. Level:Regional Type:Leadership

Student Advising

Support Business Analytics Case Studies Course (46 students) Status:In-Process

Courses Taught

PROJECT MGMT

PROJECTMGMT

Contact Information

300 225 Calhoun Street, Suite 300
Phone: 513-556-4742
Fax: 513-556-5499
breslewd@ucmail.uc.edu