Learn more about our vision, missions, and goals in the USF PMO Charter.
David is the
Project Management Office Director (PMO) for the University of San
Francisco. David has more than 13 years of program and project management experience across various industries
including Life Sciences, Technology, and Higher Education. Prior to joining USF, David spent 10 years at
Deloitte Consulting specializing in establishing and leading PMO’s for large
scale, global programs.
David’s responsibilities at USF include overseeing the USF Project Portfolio, leading the PMO and Service Management functions, and managing the universities key strategic initiatives. David holds a bachelor's degree in economics from Pepperdeine University and a Master of
Business Administration from the University of San Diego.
Michael Trautman began his project management career at Progressive Insurance, working in various capacities over 10
years on projects involving information technology infrastructure in new building construction, moves and renovations at Progressive’s corporate
campuses and claims offices around the United States. Michael went on to work as a project manager for IPC Systems, Inc., the global leader of financial trading communications systems. At IPC, Michael managed all projects for IPC’s US Western Region, focusing on implementations of new and upgraded trade floor communications systems.
Michael came to the University of San Francisco as a consultant in early 2008 to lead the technology implementation of Kalmanovitz Hall during its renovation. Michael continues to leverage his experience of information technology infrastructure in the field of construction on various Facilities projects across campus.
Diana brings 20 years of Project Management experience to USF. Diana's diverse background includes large construction infrastructure projects (including historical and LEED certified projects), Operations Management and Project Management in the areas of higher education, investment banking, retail, corporate and government projects. Diana has recently joined the AJCU-PPM Committee as the Communication Lead representing USF and the ITS, PMO.
Diana is currently working on the Faculty Prehire Onboarding Project, the Faculty Online Course Evaluation Project and the Network Infrastructure Redesign Project.
As the newest member of the ITS PMO team, Teresa brings over seven years experience in marketing, communications, and project management. Prior to joining USF, Teresa was the Green Infrastructure Communications and Public Outreach Lead at the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, a department of the City and County of San Francisco. In that role, she led and implemented strategic community engagement initiatives to help shape the planning and design of ten large-scale stormwater management projects in the City.
Teresa holds a master's in business administration from San Francisco State University focused in sustainability and corporate responsibility and a bachelor's degree in business administration from the University of California, Riverside.
Jim Uomini is the Service Level Manager for ITS, managing the USF Support service management application (ServiceNow) - including custom application development and ITS knowledge base, and the ITS Service Portfolio. Jim also edits and maintains various ITS communications projects, including the ITS website, blog, and eNewsletters.
Jim has worked at USF for eight years and has more than 27 years of experience in the IT industry as a support analyst, project
manager, trainer, support manager, technical writer/editor and application administrator. He has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from San Francisco State University.
The USF PMO Process is based on Project Management Institute (PMI) principles with adaptations to meet the university's Mission, Vision and, Strategy. Visit the PMO Process page to view the ITS Project Lifecycle and PMO Toolkit.
Project Portfolio Document (PPM)
The PMO collaborates with the ITS Project Portfolio Management (PPM) team to manage the IT Projects portfolio:
- Works with the PPM team to make the IT project-selection process successful
- Maintains and publishes a master projects list
- Assists the PPM team with project resource capacity management in order to make optimal use of IT resources.
- Escalates project risks to the CIO and provides recommendations
PPM is a method of aligning projects with USF's strategic goals, determining the optimal mix and sequencing of proposed projects, and managing projects as a single portfolio.