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LARAY E. SCOTT P.O. Box 133282 Atlanta, Georgia 30333 Phone: 678.933.3495 E-mail: ls11e377e@westpost.

net TECHNICAL BUSINESS ANALYST AND MANAGEMENT CONSULTANT ==================================================== Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) / Central Intelligence Agency ( CIA) / U.S. Army / U.S. Air Force Reserve / U.S. Navy HIGHLIGHT OF QUALIFICATIONS: ============================ ** 5+ years providing diversified technology and business solutions, systematica lly improving the processes of federal government clients by promoting industry best practices; scalable competencies include research, analytical, critical thi nking, and problem-solving skills; technological skills; management skills; team work and leadership skills; teaching and knowledge transfer skills ** High interpersonal and communication capabilities, effectively conveying repo rts and presentations; relating with project stakeholders and team members; prom oting inter- and outer-agency strategic alliances; received the Distinguished Se rvice Award (2007) from CDC for excellence in faith-based and community organiza tion partnerships ** Strong commitment to core values-health, education, faith, leadership, and in tegrity, intentionally translating multi-disciplinary skills acquired while obta ining Master's degrees from Carnegie Mellon University and Emory University in P ublic Policy & Management and Divinity, respectively, to address domestic and in ternational social justice issues both personally and professionally AREAS OF EXPERTISE: ================== BUSINESS ANALYSIS CDC: Cooperatively developed multiple internet-based data collection and reporti ng systems and websites including Electronic Disease Notification System (EDN), eManifest, Border Infectious Disease Surveillance (BIDS), and Epidemic Informati on Exchange (Epi-X), to enhance the rapid detection and response to emerging inf ectious diseases affecting international travelers, immigrants, migrants, and re fuges; and to advance powerful communications exchange between CDC, state and lo cal health departments, poison control centers, and other public health professi onals ** Confidently facilitated weekly Joint Application Development (JAD) sessions, interviewing and actively listening to Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), to analyze business problems, and gather complete, detailed, and accurate requirements ** Meticulously developed textual templates that clearly documented functional a nd non-functional specifications, and Unified Modeling Language (UML) diagrams, while analyzing, validating, and translating requirements into Use Cases ** Professionally communicated requirements through formal and informal presenta tions and reviews, recommended problem resolutions and designs, and verified acc urate implementation of business, organizational, and operational requirements, acting as liaison between SMEs and technical teams ** Knowledgably contributed to the standardization of business analyst (BA) docu mentation, assisting an application development workgroup tasked with defining a centers Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and customizing its Rational Uni fied Process (RUP) STRATEGIC RESEARCH & ANALYSIS CDC: Consistently maintained full responsibility for investigating the role of f

aith-based networks as agents of Personal Health Record (PHR) adoption, presenti ng the findings at two national conferences and the National Center for Health M arketing Inaugural Brown Bag Series "CDC has started looking at the efficacy of using electronic personal health rec ords (PHRs) in enhancing the use of preventative services, adhering to guideline s, and improving communications. These activities include...investigating the ro le of faith-based networks as agents of PHR adoption. Such work has potential in advancing CDC's work in health protection and health equity." Dr. Julie Louise Gerberding, former director of the CDC, 2/28/08 BUSINESS PROCESS REENGINEERING ** U.S. Air Force Reserve: Substantially streamlined Lockheed Martin Aeronautica l Company's approach for managing training certifications that affect functional organizations and programs, enhancing an effective training and performance sup port tool through comprehensive needs analysis ** CIA: Successfully identified and launched a Government Off-the-Shelf (GOTS) s olution that enabled intelligence analysts to provide national security intellig ence to senior US policymakers by researching data visualization, link analysis, and geographic information systems ** U.S. Navy: Positively enabled clients to maintain regulatory compliance while delivering supplies and conducting specialized missions across the world's ocea ns by mapping Information Technology (IT) policies with IT portfolio and perform ance management tools ** U.S. Army: Proficiently increased accountability for infrastructure and infor mation management systems to the Army by developing a quality assurance surveill ance plan to monitor and evaluate contractors PROFESSIONAL HISTORY ==================== Needs Analyst, U.S. Air Force Reserve, Lockheed Martin Aeronautical Company Raytheon Company, Marietta, GA, 2010 Research Fellow, CDC, National Center for Health Marketing Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Technology, Atlanta, GA, 2006-2008 Business Requirements Analyst, CDC, National Center for Public Health Informatic s General Dynamics Information Technology, Atlanta, GA, 2006 Senior Business Analyst, CDC, National Center for Infectious Diseases Electronic Data Systems (EDS) Corporation, Atlanta, GA, 2004-2005 Business Systems Analyst, CIA, Radical Palestinians Branch Group; U.S. Navy, Mil itary Sealift Command; U.S. Army, Program Executive Office Enterprise Informatio n System CGI, Fairfax, VA, 2002-2003 EDUCATION ========= Master of Divinity, Concentrations: Faith & Health and Black Church Studies Emory University, Atlanta, GA, 2006-2010 Master of Science in Public Policy & Management, Concentrations: IT and Manageme nt Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, 2000-2002 Bachelor of Arts in Political Science

Hampton University, Hampton, VA, 1996-2000 COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP ==================== Licensed & Ordained Minister Pentecostal Assemblies of the World, Inc., Indianapolis, IN, , 2010-Present ** Defining a concept of wellness for self and ministry, and exploring wellness in African and African American contexts via strategically focused research ** Engaging African and African American faith-based organizations around health , wellness, and disease prevention via observational research techniques, resour ce consultations, capacity building initiatives, and training ** Developing and registering a 501(c)3, Convergence Worldwide, Inc; the working mission of Convergence is to cause individuals and groups-businesses, faith-bas ed and community organizations, federal agencies, public health systems, and sch ools-to join and ignite powerful and passionate movements of social justice arou nd the world Seminary Fellow, Black Women in Ministerial Leadership Interdenominational Theological Center, Atlanta, GA, 2009-Present "BWML is a professional advancement and capacity-building program that focuses o n developing and affirming the leadership skills" Board Member Hands of Love USA, Marietta, GA, 2008-Present ** Informing and inspiring people via marketing and communications to positively impact the humanitarian crisis in Kampala, Uganda by supporting a credible mini stry that empowers children, youth, families, and churches nationwide ** Serving on a task-team that cultivates and engages relationships, and solicit s funds to garner sponsorship support for Ugandan children orphaned by HIV/AIDS; said sponsorship ensures a child receives food, clothing, a blanket, personal h ygiene supplies, and an education ** Participated in Women Empowerment Conference 2010 in Kampala, Uganda, offerin g regional conferences that attended to and healed some of the social and relati onal ills facing women and children in Uganda; feeding and engaging Ugandan chil dren orphaned by HIV/AIDS and the staff that serve them; and visiting and encour aging women in ministerial leadership