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Philadelphia, PA 19146
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Anne E. Geary, MBA, PMP, CSM, Prosci Change Practitioner
Anne E. Geary
Director, Research Project Management Office

Drives value by combining in-depth knowledge of project and program management, training in waterfall and agile methodologies, knowledge of a variety of business functions, and strong leadership and team building skills.



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Geary brings to the Program Management Office and Center of Excellence a wealth of project management experience based upon two decades of managing a variety of research, financial, treasury, human resource, payroll, and process improvement implementations. She has held senior project and program management positions with consulting, global, multi-national and Fortune 500 organizations in industries including research, health services, education, treasury and banking, chemical, power supply, and automotive. Her leadership experience comprises leveraging project management and business analysis to proactively identify and implement leading practices with respect to process improvement and technology.

Geary has successfully completed implementation and integration projects related to quality, system optimization, information technology and financial risk mitigation, policy development, audit compliance, and inclusion and diversity.

Program and Project Management

  • Created and implemented standards, tools and processes for Sarbanes-Oxley IT General Controls compliance program
  • Implemented project and portfolio management processes and standards for corporate project management office
  • Interim operations manager for corporate payroll department
  • Managed multi-year implementation of global treasury and cash management system and banking tools for Asia and South America
  • Created standardized global implementation program for treasury and cash management
  • Managed multi-year program for global financial systems implementation

Diversity and Inclusion Management

  • Established North American LGBTQ Inclusion and Diversity Employee Resource Group for a global organization
  • Facilitated submission to Human Rights Campaign Foundation Corporate Equality Index, achieving a perfect 100 in 2016 and future submissions

Presentations, Proceedings, and Papers

  • Debbi Dennison and Anne Geary. Project Management: The Key Aspects for TMS Selection and Implementation. Webinar presentation for Strategic Treasurer, 2018
  • Debbi Dennison and Anne Geary. Treasury Technology: What You Need to Know. Webinar presentation for Strategic Treasurer, 2017
  • Anne Geary. Statement on the Ohio Fairness Act. Presented at the Ohio State House for Eaton Corporation, 2017
  • Jeff Green. Companies in Middle America Want to Recruit More LGBT Workers. Bloomberg Business Week. Quoted in article regarding Diversity and Inclusion at Eaton Corporation, 2016.

Education and Training

MBA, Baldwin Wallace University, Business Systems

BA, Azusa Pacific University, Business Administration

PMP Certification, Project Management Institute, Project Management Professional

CSM Certification, Scrum Alliance, Certified Scrum Master

Prosci Certified Change Practitioner

Certificate, Rice University/ Association of Financial Professionals, Treasury and Cash Management

Certificate, Lean Process Improvement from the Sherwin Williams Company

Certificate, Six Sigma for Business from the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company

Professional Memberships

The Project Management Institute (PMI)

National Council of Research University Administrators (NCURA)

The Delaware Valley PMI

Independence Business Alliance, NGLCC Chapter

Professional Awards

Human Rights Campaign, Corporate Equality Award; Eaton Corporation, 2017 (as Global Leader of Eaton Pride)

Personal Interests

Board Member, Golden Crown Literary Society

Federal Club Member, Human Rights Campaign

Continuing Education Student, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts

Member, William Way Community Center

Member, Philadelphia Museum of Art

Member, Franklin Institute

General sports enthusiast, running, and watching football, hockey, and baseball