Welcome!  Willkommen!  Bienvenue!  

I am Sonja Streuber, a Project Management Professional (PMP®), Six Sigma Black Belt, Systems Engineer, and former Literature/ Humanities college teacher with 15 years of success in program and project management, risk management, and red-to-green recovery across various industries, from telecommunications to aerospace/ defense, utilities IT, and construction. I currently manage capital construction projects at NIPSCO, a subsidiary of NiSource, Northwest Indiana's premier energy provider, through Alliance Technologies and teach courses in Database Management, Data Mining, Project Management, Six Sigma, and Healthcare Information Management for the Graduate School at Valparaiso University in Valparaiso, IN.  Please look me up on LinkedIn!

My favorite quote is "Those who say it can't be done are usually interrupted by the people doing it."  My pet peeves are indecisiveness, waste, personal agendas, and incorrect grammar. Meyers-Briggs has me pegged as ENTJ, which puts me in the same league as Margaret Thatcher and Jean-Luc Picard. I speak English, German, French, and some Italian and Spanish--and am obviously a fan of the Oxford comma.

If you have any questions, please contact me via email, phone, or Skype (verbalicon).  I look forward to hearing from you!

--Sonja Streuber
What's new? 

Current and Recent Projects
  • Relocating pit-type gas regulator station, including easement acquisition and open-trench construction due to municipal code requirements. (in progress)
  • Conversion of customer-owned gas lines to company-owned assets at apartment complexes in Indiana. (in progress)
  • Open-trench and directional-drill installation of dedicated industrial gas line including 7,400’ of plastic pipe and two railroad bores in residential area. (in progress)
  • Implemented Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities gas rate case order on client's distributed billing system (300,000 customers).  (done)
  • High-visibility application integration project that reduced client's corporate credit risk reporting error from $30m to $0.5m within 6 months; managed international team and came in 20% under budget. (done)
  • Designed and built metrics definitions, database, and reporting assets to move client's IT PMO from "defined"/ "qualitatively managed" to "quantitatively managed." (done)
  • Turned red Telecom Provisioning Portal project green in 6 weeks and on budget (8,000 users).  Reduced average device order cycle from 30.5 to 6 days with average monthly savings of $330 per department. (done)

Classes Taught at Valparaiso University
  • Fall 2015:  Healthcare Informatics, Six Sigma Greenbelt, Data Mining, Information Management

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