Professional Summary

Tom Neumann recently completed his contract working at Xcel Energy as the Network Enterprise SharePoint Librarian.  Prior to joining the Barriers to Entry program, he had an extensive career in the medical device industry as a Sales Representative.  As a Sale Representative, Tom gained experience in customer service, Project Management, and growing long term professional relationships with clients.  It is because of his past experience that he also gained excellent collaboration and communication skills.  Tom’s goal is to succeed in the IT industry incorporating his current skills, as well as his bond and rapport approach along with formal training from York Solutions’ Barriers to Entry Program.


  • Methodologies: Agile, Waterfall
  • Soft Skills: Driven, Results Orientated, Detail Oriented, Natural Problem Solver, Personable, Collaborative, Excellent Communication
  • Relevant Experience: Coordination, Project Management, B2B Sales
  • Software: Microsoft Office Suite, SharePoint, Visio, Adobe Pro, Avaya, Skype, Oracle SQL, exposed to GIS software

Education & Training

  • York Solutions’ Barriers to Entry Program – Concentration: Project Management
  • St. Cloud Technical College: Surgical Technology Program
  • Plan to go back to school

Professional Experience Highlights

Network Enterprise Library SharePoint Librarian

  • Partnering with the team’s Business Analyst, I wrote business requirements, test cases, user acceptance testing documentation, and learned to run effective stand-up project meetings.
  • Prepared and presented Network Enterprise Library status reports to the Project Manager.
  • Compiled documentation for meetings and took meeting notes.
  • Assisted with tracking project issues.
  • Scheduled Avaya, Skype, and group meetings using Microsoft Outlook Meeting Planner.
  • Documented and created process workflows and created job aids using Microsoft Visio.
  • Troubleshoot issues, performed research, identified needs of the project, and defined opportunities for process improvements.
  • SharePoint site owner and developer. Attended bi-monthly SharePoint learning webcasts.
  • Collected all site-related information, consolidated/organized major project information, detailed circuit drawings, complete equipment specifications, individual site photos, and more.
  • Populated and continuously updated the library so that employees were able to locate relevant information quicker, streamline work processes, maintain system uptime, and have access to current and accurate information.
  • Regulated site access permissions and moderated read/write permissions. Invited and revoked site access as needed.
  • Produced documentation to track those with access to the Network Enterprise Library.
  • Maintained address locations and naming conventions database to ensure integrity.

Orthopedic Sales Representative

  • Called on orthopedic surgeons, selling total joint arthroplasty implants, fracture management, and sports medicine related products.
  • Long-term relationships with surgeons and hospital staff members.
  • Contributed to team sales efforts by mentoring new sales representatives and assisted with training.
  • Provided support and guidance to surgeons, hospital staff and other sales representatives in the operating room.
  • Coordinated and managed instrumentation and implant needs for surgical procedures.

Orthopedic Territory Assistant

  • Helped maintain and increase sales numbers in the territory.
  • Training Manager for Zimmer-Page and assisted with corporate training for new hires.
  • Attended new product meetings and helped train the sales force upon return.
  • Research Specialist and also created monthly clinical white paper summaries for the sales force.
  • Coordinated and managed instrumentation and implant needs for surgical procedures.

Certified Surgical Technologist

  • Involved in all areas of orthopedic surgery; total joint arthroplasty, sports medicine, arthroscopy, orthopedic oncology, and spine surgery.
  • Coordinated instrumentation needs for surgical procedures.