Juana Collymore

GAO's Center for Technology and Engineering
Senior Schedule and Cost Analyst
NDIA-IPMD: Applying Agile Development and Execution on DoD Projects : Best Practices for Agile Adoption and Implementation

Juaná Collymore is a senior schedule and cost analyst for GAO’s Center for Technology and Engineering, where she is responsible for evaluating cost processes and performing schedule analyses generated by programs across a myriad of federal agencies. She has over 20 years’ experience in the fields of schedule estimating and technology auditing and holds certifications as a Project Management Professional (PMP), Planning and Scheduling Professional (PSP) and Cost Estimating and Analysis (CCEA).

Before joining the GAO in November 2012, Juaná was a Master Scheduler with Chevo Consulting, where she provided subject matter expertise in proper scheduling for major federal IT investments. Before IT consulting, she managed schedules and project controls for various major construction projects including the Woodrow Wilson Bridge, Dulles and National Airports and Fort Belvoir Community Hospital.

In the past few years, Juaná has developed and delivered training classes for auditors on cost estimating, scheduling, and EVM. She has contributed to the development of several GAO best practices guides including the Cost Estimating and Assessment Guide, the Schedule Assessment Guide, and the Agile Assessment Guide.

Juaná has a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Howard University and a Masters of Cost Estimating and Analysis from the Naval Postgraduate School.