T. Alan Claypool, MA, PMP - Owner, President, Founder
Mr. T. Alan Claypool is the Owner/President/Founder of TAC4 Solutions.
provides process redesign, project management, and software implementation solutions to companies whose staff lives in frequent crisis mode, and helps build cohesive teams among the client staff.
builds trusting relationships through a passion for honest and edifying communication with clients and colleagues.
technical skill of project management, data flow, software architecture, and process redesign with an awareness of complexities of the human side of change.
developed the Nine Ground Rules for Cohesive Team Behavior™ that the company uses on all project management and process redesign projects to help clients work in the same direction toward common goals.
For a sampling of Mr. Claypool's
efforts as president and consultant of TAC 4 Solutions
has helped a mid-size insurance company reduce over 10 days effort every month regarding accounting reconciliation and journal entry determination; cut in half the amount of time required to produce quarterly financial statements; implemented much better audit trail and controls; cut over 10 days effort every year to produce the annual financial statements, greatly easing the chaos surrounding this process.
has worked with a school system, training them on new cohesive team behaviors.
Among school staff, problems are being resolved more effectively; less time is spent on interpersonal problems so that more time can be spent on student issues; and educators have more buy-in with administrative decisions.
has worked with a city government, lifting a troubled project out of chaos by establishing a project management plan, bridging communication gaps between business departments and IT, and capturing significant financial savings and improved customer service.
Prior to starting this venture, Mr. Claypool was a Principal Consultant for 13 years at Utilities International Inc., a Chicago consulting company specializing in financial software for utility companies.
Mr. Claypool managed multiple large, complex implementations of budgeting and allocations software and served as the subject matter expert.
Also at Utilities International, he
served as Sales Lead for the budgeting system; as a Technical Lead for allocations software; and as a Developer.
Prior to 1997, Mr. Claypool was a consultant for the EDS Utilities Division in Atlanta, GA.
is a Project Management Professional (PMP), a certification from the Project Management Institute
He is currently the Vice President Elect of Programs for the Kentuckiana chapter of PMI.
He holds a Masters degree in mathematics from the University of Illinois (1994) and a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics from Furman University (1989).