Ed Gardner, President, Value Management Services, LLC (VMS), a certified veteran-owned small business, has in excess of fifteen (15) years of dedicated technical and managerial support to improve client performance. Ed's background is with VMS as well as Sand Springs Development Corporation; Orion Registrar, Inc., Lockheed Martin, Loral Space Systems, and IBM. The following identifies some of Ed’s qualifications & transferable skills: Consulting, Quality Management, Project Management, Proposal/Contract Management, Technical Writing/Training, Staff Training/Development, Metrics Development/Monitoring, Business Analysis Management, Organizational Improvement Advocate, Organizational Assessor/Auditor, ISO 2001:2015, and the development of an effective/agreed-upon a project life cycle methodology supported with optimal client deliveries.
Ed is a proven and most successful generalist and very adaptable to many industry disciplines including the tasks reflected in this section. Ed focuses on improving the client's performance and fulfilling project and service requirements with cost-centered solution(s). Ed graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland (USA) with a BS degree in business management and a mathematics minor. Ed had the following certifications: Certified ISO Lead Assessor and Certified Software Quality Engineer.
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