Beth Long is an information technology professional with more than 20 years of project management experience specifically related to implementing high-profile, large-scale IT initiatives, as well as expertise in software development using waterfall and agile methodologies, system migrations and integrations, enterprise implementations, and working with systems development life cycles (SDLC).
In her role at Emergent Method, she works in the firm’s technology services business unit, client engagements include Program Management for a successful Document Management System implementation for Louisiana State Employee Retirement System (LASERS), Project Manager of successful Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) implementations with Ascension and East Baton Rouge parishes. She is currently working with the Louisiana Department of Health on the LaMEDS project where she is the User Acceptance Testing manager for the LaMEDS application.
Beth joined Emergent Method in 2016 after serving in a number of different roles with the CGI Group, one of the world’s leading information technology and business process firms, including most recently as a director of consulting services for the Michigan Department of Technology Management and Budget, prior to that engagement she was a senior project manager. Her contributions to successful projects at CGI include those inside and outside of Louisiana. In state, she has worked as both senior project manager and test manager for the Louisiana Office of Community Development in both its Disaster Recovery Unit and as a part of the Hazardous Mitigation Grant Program. Additionally, she served as test manager for Louisiana’s Common Access Front End (CAFÉ) project to aid in the delivery of core programs and services on behalf of the State of Louisiana’s Department of Children and Family Services, as well as serving as quality assurance officer for the department. In addition to her work with the State of Michigan, Beth’s out-of-state work with CGI Group includes serving as both test manager and project manager for the State of Florida’s Department of Children and Families as part of its Abuse Hotline Transformation project.
Before working with CGI Group, Beth served Northrup Grumman in various leadership roles including project manager and quality assurance officer for the Texas’s Office of the Attorney General, as well as overseeing responsibility for project control and project finance for the Army Research Institute, State of Alabama Child Support, and Texas Education Association
Beth is a native of Kentucky and attended the University of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky.