Tony S. Oliver is a Senior Business Process Analyst with VSP Vision Care and a freelance consultant with the Penny Wise Consulting Group. Tony has over 15 years of experience in supply/demand planning, pricing, marketing, product development, and project management with stints at Intel, Cisco Systems, AMS (now CGI), and as a project management consultant. While at Intel, he was recognized as the 2015 Instructor of the Year for his courses on project management, storytelling, and presentation skills.
Tony holds a Bachelor of Arts (BA) from Georgetown University, a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, the Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI), the Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM) certification from the Scrum Alliance, the Six Sigma Green Belt (CSSGB) certification from the American Society for Quality (ASQ), the Certified Change Management Professional (CCMP™) certification from the Association of Change Management Professionals (ACMP), the Six Sigma Lean Professional (SSLP™) certification from the Management & Strategy Institute, and the Competent Communicator (CC) certification from Toastmasters International. He is fluent in Spanish and conversant in French, Catalonian and Portuguese. He is a contributor to the Sacramento Business Journal and Comstock’s Magazine and teaches the “Fundamentals of Project Management” course at the University of California-Davis Extension.
Tony lives in Folsom, CA with his wife Kristine and their daughter Penny, and enjoys reading, writing, volunteering, and all things baseball. He traces his inquisitive mind to an early love for reading, a flame which has yet to extinguish.