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Valorie Hampton

Valorie Hampton




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Understanding Data Science

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Understanding Data Topics

Quantitative detective, uncovering the truth hidden in the depths of data.

My Work

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Understanding Data Science


Introduction to Power BI


Understanding Data Engineering

DataCamp Course Completion

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My Work Experience

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Microsoft | Dec 2021 - Present

Senior Product Manager, Azure Database Platform


Microsoft | Sep 2019 - Dec 2021

Senior Finance Manager, Cloud Infrastructure


Toyota North America | Dec 2016 - Sep 2019

Senior Financial Reporting Analyst, Revenue Financial Analysis

• Create, maintain Special Service Campaign dashboard using Tableau for use of Finance organization and Executive Management. • Uses historical data found in Hyperion and Smartview to statistically forecast quarterly, annual sales for Service Parts and Accessories. • Work with IT on systems support to improve monthly data reconciliation process, PandA, which links numerous financial systems together. • Develop service parts and accessories sales and cost of goods sold annual budget, periodic forecasts, and mid-range plans. • Present financial plans and results to all levels in the organization, including GVPs, VPs, Executive Management, and Sales Teams on a regular basis. • Provide decision support to management for improved sales and profitability. • Provide finance subject matter expertise to ensure data quality of financial reporting systems and support improvements to reporting systems as needed • Capture, monitor and report all data associated with Special Service Campaigns and their impact to profitability.
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Toyota North America | Dec 2015 - Dec 2016

Internal Process Auditor

• Performs internal audits to ensure Toyota is compliant with document processes. • Builds relationships among Product Engineers, management and audit teams to help foster solutions for audit findings. • Uses data to provide A3 reports and visual control charts that summarize KPIs within the PQSS Internal Audit department. • Oversees special projects based on department objectives including creating project plans, successfully implementing them and develops training materials and coaching aids. • Acts as window to outside groups requiring audit activity including supporting data collection, information exchange and scheduling. • Tracks areas of improvement and reports out results to management explaining performance and process

GE Transportation | Dec 2014 - Dec 2015

Materials Planner

• Strategically managed inventory levels up to $4 million to support production of locomotives. • Utilized Oracle ERP system and OBIEE to drive the correct inventory level based on demand level. • Implemented workflows and systematic changes using project management techniques. • Drove standardization of planning practices across the board through simplification and standard work processes • Implemented a process to actively manage part supersessions and constant Bill of Material (BOM) changes. • Managed new part introductions for BOMs created for new locomotive products. • Identified part attribute defects to increase data quality and to ensure part readiness for external suppliers. • Identified excess and zero demand inventory to decrease quarterly inventory dollars with over $350k reduced.

Cummins Inc. | Dec 2012 - Dec 2014

Global Material Planner II

• Developed ways to continuously improve the materials planning process and work with cross-functional teams to implement ideas. • Documented and authenticated work processes via Quality Systems, Inc (QSI) database for the materials group to help standardize work globally. • Trained new employees on proper systems, situations and reporting including 4 year- round, college interns. • Developed reports to simplify daily work tasks by utilizing data tools such as Configurable Reporting, SQL, Access and Toad. • Reduced Back Order dollars from $400k to $100k while maintaining a 96% Fill Rate during the integration of new global sites. • Considered subject matter expert for Materials who assists on A3s, Kaizen Events, Six Sigma projects and Operations meetings. • Created work instructions for the Materials Organization to help standardize work flow while reducing reporting time. • Analyzed data using Toad, SQL, Global Order Management (GOMS) and other Cummins data warehouses to help meet Key Performance Indicators for the entire Materials organization. • Strategically managed inventory levels of up to $4 million to meet First Pass Fill goals by bringing in the right inventory at the appropriate time at the lowest possible cost to the customer. • Managed over 10k parts for high line count suppliers while surpassing 95% Fill Rate. • Developed supplier relationships to ensure on time delivery, reduction in back orders by supplier visits and weekly conference calls. • Continuously worked with other businesses, including Purchasing, Operations and Sourcing, to help meet common business objectives on a global level. • Advanced toward Six Sigma Green Belt certification with Project 1 successfully closed with $10k in savings.

Cummins Inc. | Sep 2011 - Dec 2012

Global Material Planner I

• Strategically managed inventory levels of up to $2 million to meet First Pass Fill goals. • Developed supplier relationships to ensure on time delivery, reduction in back orders and to resolve any discrepancies between order boards. • Reviewed and ensure appropriate replenishment for customer-down and emergency orders by expediting parts from external suppliers. • Proactively worked with other functions, including Purchasing, Operations and Sourcing, to help meet common business objectives. • Managed parts by exceptions according to Global Planning System. • Followed Lean strategies in day to day operations.

Regions Bank | Jul 2010 - Sep 2011

Assistant Branch Manager

• Provided leadership for the optimal customer experience • Tracked/ reported weekly sales and service outcomes and communicate successes with entire team • Facilitated the development of line of business partners for success in sales • Managed the branch in the absence of the branch manager • Handled difficult customer issues as needed and either took action or directed to appropriate branch resource.

SunTrust Banks, Inc | Aug 2009 - Jul 2010

Teller II

Provides exceptional customer service to SunTrust Clients Completes large monetary transactions including deposits, withdrawals and payments Keeps accurate cash handling amounts Suggests proper referrals based on individual client needs

INROADS | Jan 2008 - Jan 2010



Banks, Inc | May 2009 - Aug 2009

Business Banking Intern

clients Calculated interest rates and payments for business loans Serviced and maintained small business client's accounts

My Education

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Master's degree, Data AnalyticsAmerican University - Kogod School of Business | 2018
BS, FinanceThe University of Tennessee at Chattanooga | 2010

About Me

Valorie Hampton

I am currently a Senior Product Manager in Azure SQL. I love data and am constantly seeking ways to learn new tools in the Analytics space.

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