Matthew Tarpy

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Chicagoian. Transplanted Ohioan. Father to Hannah. Partner to Devyn. Gamer (Guardian and Protector of Eorzea). Politics Junkie. THE Ohio State University fan.

  • Birthday: October 6
  • Hometown: Delaware, OH
  • Current: Chicago, IL
  • Languages: English & French



Matthew Tarpy

Goal-oriented, data-driven and analytical Solutions Architect/Program Manager with more than twenty-five years of proven experience in IT and e-commerce large-scale implementations, maximizing enterprise-wide integration.


Bachelor of Science & Information and Decision Systems (focus on Human Centered Design)

1994 - 1998

Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA

Professional Experience

Solutions Architect

2023 - Present

Ford, Model e, Chicago, IL

  • Solutions Architect for the PMO group at Ford Model e (electric vehicles)
  • Responsible for the transformation of PMO tools, technologies, and processes helping the program and project managers as they delivery their product to the Model e team and other internal Ford customers
  • Major responsibilities involved architecting the integration of external and internal systems to the master reporting system as well as the stand-up of the Canada Model e team to the reporting system
  • Platform tools include Smartsheet,, Slack, Jira, Rally

Program Manager

2021 - 2023

T-Mobile (Contract), Chicago, IL

  • Program Manager of multi-channel refresh (web, device, call center, and store kiosk) of enterprise fraud management system
  • Program being delivered via DevOps CI/CD methodology utilizing individual Agile/Scrum teams
  • Managing cross-enterprise program team of over 100 resources, consisting of 5 separate application teams, business users, marketing users, onshore and off-shore technical resources; project budget in excess of $15MM USD
  • Platform tools include AWS, Azure, AuthenticID, AMDOCS, and SAP

Sr. Project Manager

2020 - 2021

Kohler (Contract), Chicago, IL

  • Led large-scale implementation team for new e-commerce initiative. This involved reputable account for a leading global educational testing and assessment firm.
  • Managed development operations teams for additional clients. Spearheaded tasks in maintenance and enhancement of production e-commerce systems.
  • Coordinated several projects involving full lifecycle implementation. This included enterprise e-commerce implementations, new developments and enhancements on digital portal/content applications, and migrations of digital assets to cloud-based delivery.
  • Operated within several primary platforms and technologies. This included Liferay DXP, SAP Commerce Cloud, SAP Marketing Cloud, and AWS.

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