Frank Ruffa is an experienced Project Manager having worked in the Systems Engineering field for more than thirty years. He is familiar with structuring the processes that entrepreneurs can use to ensure their success and maximize their profits, and he can help business owners avoid the pitfalls that come with launching a new venture.
Frank’s built his experience base in a number of organizations:
- U.S. Air Force 8+ years as a Computer Programmer / Analysts
- Aerospace defense contractors (TRW. Lockheed) 11+ years in a variety of technical roles developing leading edge systems.
- San Francisco BART District 16+ years responsible for Operational Technology, as well as leading the effort to standardize Project Management practices for the organization, developing a risk-based physical Asset Management program, and winning the Chief Engineer’s Award in 2014.
- Leveraging on his experience and reputation as a ‘people person’, he is currently engaged as a boot camp instructor for the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification. Previously, he was a professor at Golden Gate University, teaching in the telecommunications management graduate studies program. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and his Master’s Degree in Telecommunications Systems Management, and he holds a current PMP certification.
If you are putting together a business plan, Frank is the type of professional who can show you what to do and what not to do. Over his lengthy career, he has seen the mistakes that are made most commonly, and he has also seen the actions that most often lead to success. Think ahead and don’t overlook anything: talk to Frank Ruffa.