Turner Coggins, Finance Expert in Washington, DC, United States
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Turner Coggins

Verified Expert  in Finance

Change Management Expert

Location
Washington, DC, United States
Toptal Member Since
April 5, 2022

Turner is a career consultant with experience working for industry-leading consulting firms, PwC and Capco. Turner has demonstrated success within financial services, fintech, international development, and the public sector. He has served as a trusted advisor to multiple clients, spanning the federal government, large commercial banking institutions, and startups. Turner is a capable consultant with experience delivering results individually or managing cross-functional teams.

Career Highlights

Education Highlights

Master's Degree
Emory University
Bachelor's Degree
Morehouse College

Certification Highlights

Project Management Professional (PMP)
Project Management Institute (PMI)

Case Studies

Work Experience

Program Manager

2017 - PRESENT
Capco
  • Acted as a program manager for delivering a complex large-scale payments resiliency program. The program was commissioned to reduce banking clients' payment risk profiles. Program completion absolved four major risk findings by internal audit.
  • Led a project team of five members, maintained the project plan, drafted weekly status reports, and presented semi-monthly updates to executives. Served as a project delivery manager to build a multimillion-dollar payment application.
  • Managed reporting and budget for 11 agile projects commissioned to improve UI/UX of the website. Negotiated funding between projects as priorities shifted. Acted as an IT program manager for the modernization of a customer-facing website.
  • Served as a site project manager for a large-scale risk project. Delivered training to onboarded staff, discussing project expectations and company policies. Monitored analyst performance against project goals and offered coaching when necessary.
Focus areas: Product Management, Agile Product Management, Project Management, IT Project Management, Program Management, Change Management, System Implementation, Process Improvement, Financial Management, Scrum, Scrum Master, Agile, Jira, PeopleSoft, Strategy, Startup Consulting, Certified ScrumMaster (CSM), Business Plan Consulting, Fintech, Process Mapping, Business Process Improvement (BPI), Testing, Risk & Compliance, Local & Municipal Government, Budget Management, Project Budget Management, User Acceptance Testing (UAT), Finance, Business Requirements, Functional Requirements, Monday.com, Business Strategy, SaaS, Operations, Market Research, Market Research & Analysis, Project Management Professional (PMP), Government, Implementation Project Management, State Government, Management Consulting, Product Strategy, Financial Services, Project Leadership, Generative Pre-trained Transformers (GPT), Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG), Post-merger Integration, PMI, Business Models, Stakeholder Interviews, Advertising, Growth Strategy, COO, Financial Modeling

Senior Consultant

2016 - 2017
PwC
  • Acted as a budget coordinator for a multimillion-dollar budget funded by USAID, OGAC, and DOS. Presented the fiscal year spending plan, created procurement memos, performed contract modifications, and submitted the EGov CPIC pre-select form.
  • Published a cloud integration assessment identifying the challenges and benefits of transitioning infrastructure to the cloud. The assessment included an overview of available options, cost analysis, security evaluation, and recommendation.
  • Analyzed team practices and identified systemic ways to improve output in response to governmental regulations.
Focus areas: Cloud, Agile, Public Sector, International Development & Economics, Strategy, Social Impact, Product Management, Project Management, Process Mapping, Business Process Improvement (BPI), Risk & Compliance, Federal Contracting, Government Contracting, Finance, IT Project Management, Program Management, Change Management, Marketing Strategy, Project Budget Management, Business Requirements, Functional Requirements, Operations, Project Management Professional (PMP), Government, Implementation Project Management, Management Consulting, Project Leadership, Business Models, Stakeholder Interviews, Growth Strategy

Senior Strategy Consultant

2015 - 2016
North Highland
  • Managed the development of a system enhancement strategy for an application within Citibank’s Dispute Advisory Group. Analyzed team practices and identified systemic ways to improve output in response to FINRA regulations.
  • Oversaw the enhancements of Citibank's business requirements based on stakeholder interviews. Implemented a process optimization strategy and published future state process flows for the bank.
  • Led the workstream for process optimization, standardization, and documentation of operating procedures across the regional financial management offices of the Florida Department of Transportation.
Focus areas: Strategy, Process Flows, Process Mapping, FINRA, Business Requirements, Functional Requirements, Business Process Improvement (BPI), Business Strategy, Operations, Market Research & Analysis, Market Research, Project Management Professional (PMP), Government, Implementation Project Management, State Government, Management Consulting, Financial Services, Project Leadership, Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG), Post-merger Integration, PMI, Business Models, Stakeholder Interviews, Financial Modeling

Experienced Associate

2011 - 2014
PwC
  • Served as a change management specialist on behalf of the SBA to assist in transitioning a $24 billion portfolio from Bank of New York Mellon to Wells Fargo Bank. Documented processes and procedures and facilitated meetings to transfer knowledge.
  • Improved USDOT transportation claims processing by leading client interviews and status meetings to identify functional deficiencies within USDOT processes. Process redesign generated a 15% increase in claims processing efficiency.
  • Implemented change management strategies for the Centers for Disease Control that emphasized stakeholder training, collaboration, and communication across the organization.
Focus areas: Business Management, Change Management, Cloud, Public Sector, International Development & Economics, Project Management, Process Mapping, Business Process Improvement (BPI), Risk & Compliance, Federal Contracting, Government Contracting, Finance, IT Project Management, Program Management, Government, Implementation Project Management, Management Consulting, Financial Services, Post-merger Integration, PMI, Business Models, Stakeholder Interviews
2014 - 2015

Master's Degree in Business Administration (MBA)

Emory University - Atlanta, GA

2007 - 2011

Bachelor's Degree in Finance

Morehouse College - Atlanta, GA

DECEMBER 2019 - DECEMBER 2023

Certified ScrumMaster (CSM)

Scrum Alliance

APRIL 2017 - APRIL 2023

Project Management Professional (PMP)

Project Management Institute (PMI)

Finance

Financial Management, Market Research, Financial Modeling, Risk Models

Output Software

Jira

Industry Expertise

Government, Financial Services, State Government

Other

Finance, Business Management, Strategy, Product Management, Agile Product Management, Project Management, IT Project Management, Program Management, Change Management, System Implementation, Process Improvement, Scrum, Scrum Master, Agile, Microsoft, Certified ScrumMaster (CSM), Business Plan Consulting, Fintech, Business Process Improvement (BPI), Federal Contracting, Government Contracting, Budget Management, Project Budget Management, Process Flows, Business Strategy, SaaS, Operations, Project Management Professional (PMP), Implementation Project Management, Management Consulting, Project Leadership, Post-merger Integration, PMI, Business Models, Stakeholder Interviews, Growth Strategy, Economics, Startup Consulting, Social Impact, PeopleSoft, Public Sector, International Development & Economics, Marketing Strategy, International Commerce, Scaling, Process Mapping, Testing, User Acceptance Testing (UAT), Risk & Compliance, eCommerce Design, Federal Proposals, Local & Municipal Government, Business Requirements, Functional Requirements, Market Research & Analysis, Product Strategy, Generative Pre-trained Transformers (GPT), Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG), Advertising, COO, Cloud, Payment Gateways, Public Health, Cloud Migration, Budget Modeling, FINRA, Monday.com

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