Frank Dumanal

Co-Founder / Chief Executive Officer

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Frankie Perez Dumanal is the Chief Executive Officer of Galaide Professional Services, Inc. providing program and project management consulting services.

From 2004-2010, Frank served as a Senior Project Manager with the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Project Management Office, Department of the Interior, where he worked as the BIA American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Program Coordinator for over $838M in ARRA funds for Native American and Alaskan Native tribes. He was personally responsible for training over 1,200 BIA ARRA recipients across the country to meet their ARRA reporting requirements.

Prior to his assignment with the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Mr. Dumanal worked as a Facilities and Capital Planning Analyst consultant for the Department of Homeland Security/Customs and Border Protection (CBP) responsible for Capital and Strategic planning for 163 Land Ports of Entry (LPOE) where he performed on-site strategic resource assessments (SRA) at LPOEs to assess current and future space requirements. He worked jointly with CBP’s Office of Finance to use SRA analysis results to develop and prioritize Capital Investment Plan projects ranging from $90M to $200M per year.

He also consulted for the Department of the Interior, BIA Project Management Support Office where he provided project management consulting and support to BIA’s Chief Information Officer and government project managers.

 

From 1999-2003, Mr. Dumanal worked for Verizon Global Networks, Inc. where he simultaneously managed a variety of information systems projects. He project managed information system deployments to build Verizon’s long-distance operational support systems and disaster recovery data centers. It was through these datacenters that Verizon was able to successfully enter and compete in the long-distance market.

He also worked for America Online’s IT Operations Project Management Office.

Mr. Dumanal served twenty-two years on active duty with the U.S. Air Force as an Aircraft Armament Systems Specialist and as a Communications-Computer Systems Planning and Implementation Specialist. He worked on the F-4, F-16, and B-52 aircraft, serving in various major commands and locations throughout the United States and overseas. The last military project he led and managed was a $5M fiber-optic backbone project at Andrews AFB, MD that interconnected 79 buildings.

Mr. Dumanal is a 1977 graduate of Guam Vocational Technical High School and holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Strayer University, Washington DC, a Bachelor of Science degree from Southern Illinois University (SIU) in Vocational Educational Studies and graduated with magna cum laude honors, and an Associate’s degree from the Community College of the Air Force in Telecommunications Management.