Broussard, Director of Systems Utilization
Myra Broussard has over 25 years experience in computer
software and hardware consulting. She has concentrated
on maintenance, materials, and procurement management
software for the last 20 years and possesses an in-depth
knowledge of software available in today’s marketplace.
She has specific expertise in reliability methods and
systems into corporate enterprise systems. She has worked
as a consultant internationally in many different industries
including metals, mining, foods, facilities, and others
with a predominance of her work in refining and petrochemicals.
Her experience also spans in both public and private
her career, she has worked on several large client engagements
involving Computerized Maintenance Management System
(CMMS) implementations, analyses, CMMS evaluations and
enterprise system utilization.
Configured, tested and implemented a major CMMS product
(MAXIMO) rollout for a large energy company. The project
involved multiple plant sites both in the US and abroad.
Extensive integration with a commonly used financial
package (Peoplesoft) required in-depth knowledge of
both the CMMS and the financial systems requirements.
Planned, budgeted, and managed a $15 million project
for implementation of a leading CMMS system (MAXIMO)
in five pilot sites for a major pharmaceutical company.
The total project projected 47 sites in the rollout
Managed a $5 million project for a major steel manufacturer
for the implementation of a CMMS product.
Completed a CMMS analysis for a large-scale refiner
whose objective was to replace legacy software with
state-of-the-art CMMS software.
Led a project to implement CMMS (COMPASS) software
for a large chemical company. The implementation project
involved coordination of the implementation “base
software” for six chemical plants located in
the United States. This included the design and development
of $1 million of software modifications.
Managed the design, development, and implementation
activities associated with a $1.5 million project
for the Saudi Arabian oil ministry.
Participated in numerous implementation projects for
large clients providing expertise in the areas of
maintenance, materials management, and procurement.
Managed all CMMS activities for the European branch
(Wiesbaden, W. Germany) for a CMMS (Bonner & Moore)
vendor. Activities included marketing and sales, seminars,
conferences, installations, implementations, and training.
technical sales support activities for several CMMS
(Bonner & Moore, PSDI, Computron) vendors including
managing sales support staff, marketing, conducting
remote and local demos, trade shows, mailings, user
conference organizations, contract negotiation, and
specialized consulting activities.
Consulting Engagements & Contracts
El Paso Energy
Bethlehem Steel Corporation
US Air Force Logistics Command
Universal Frozen Foods
Cruz Azul (Mexico)
Tasman Pulp and Paper (Zealand)
Dade County Public Schools (Miami, Florida)
I/N Tek Steel
GE Aircraft Engines
W.R. Grace Chemicals
Amoco Chemicals (US and Belgium)
Broward County Public Schools (Fort Lauderdale,
Applied Mathematics, University of Houston
Broussard has presented at many industry conferences
in the United States, Europe, Australia, Mexico, South
Africa, and Russia to organizations interested in improved
maintenance management and equipment reliability through
the use of tools such as CMMS. She has also provided
training to industries focusing on the use of computer
systems and how they should be applied to obtain bottom-line
savings for maintenance organizations.