My name is Rob Talbert, and I'm an Information Technology Project Manager from Maryland.  If you need an experienced leader, someone to help craft an information strategy or  assistance with any phase of your business or information project, we should talk now.



Project Manager

2013-Present & 1995-2000  |  Independent

  • Revenue process re-engineering - municipal government
  • Finance transformation - complex non-profit
  • Shared services strategy
  • ERP system implementation
  • Quickbase compliance development

Vice President, Finance

2002-2013  |  Marriott International

  • International shared services business development
  • Finance Transformation
  • ERP implementations
  • Financial systems business partner
  • Systems strategy

Interim CIO

2000-2002  | Avendra

  • Cloud deployment
  • ERP implementation
  • Infrastructure design / build

Chief Financial Officer

1987-1995  | Alfandre Development

  • Neo-traditional mixed-use development
  • Homebuilding finance
  • Land purchase & sales

skills inventory

Project Management

Change Management

QuickBase / PHP / MYSQL /CSS / HTML

Strategy and Planning


Taming Wild Beasts


Project Management Professional (PMP)

RSA Archer Administrator

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Illinois & Oklahoma (inactive)


Brigham Young University

1975  |  BA Fine Arts

Brigham Young University

1977  |  MBA



Let me exceed your expectations and help you ensure your next IT project is delivered on-time and on-budget and works as it is DESIRED to work as well as how it was DESIGNED to work.



mobile: +1 240.506.5715

(GMT +5)

I have worked with Rob Talbert on several different projects including a $40 million system implementation. Rob is a results-oriented leader who speaks the language of both finance professionals and technology workers. He works effectively across business functions at all levels in the organization. Rob delivers what he promises.


Robert Ricci, North America CFO, APCO Worldwide

Rob Talbert is effective at building teams and transforming organizations. He understands the principles of effective customer relationship management, performance measurement, continuous improvement, and associate development.


Pam Murray, Executive VP and General Manager of Marriott Business Services

Rob Talbert is a creative, out-of-the-box thinker who finds solutions to hard problems. He knows how to build a team that delivers results.


Curt Bogle, Vice President, Accenture

Rob Talbert can breakdown a complex project or problem and then methodically outline the steps necessary to address it.


Billy Winburn Founder, Community Aviation

Rob Talbert is a skilled mentor and coach, who excels at taking complex subjects, breaking them into smaller pieces, and helping others understand what needs to be done. He is a skilled group facilitator and teacher.


Stephanie Cash, Vice President, Marriott International

Rob Talbert understands what it takes to lead large-scale transformation initiatives in a growth-oriented business organization with complex requirements, demanding schedules and limited budgets. He is a strategic and creative thinker with pragmatic solutions to unlocking the value of the most demanding business cases.


Michael Cullen Senior Vice President, Marriott Business Services


12504 Gravenhurst Lane

North Potomac, MD 20878

+1 240.506.5715




Let me exceed your expectations and help you ensure your IT project finishes successfully, on-time and on-budget -- and that it also works as it is DESIRED to work as well as how it was DESIGNED to work.



mobile:  +1 240.506.5717

(Eastern Time Zone +5 GMT)