Prime contractor’s project manager overseeing the Benefits Reference System Application Development Project.  This web-based portal was custom built with BEA’s WebLogic Application Server and various Open Source components to deploy up-to-date benefits information to more than 1000 virtual call center operators working out of 80 regional site locations.  The Benefits Reference Portal included a Benefits taxonomy, an integrated search engine, and a content authoring and publishing tool.  Mr. Rupp helped define the Benefits taxonomy and oversaw the development of two releases of the web-based application.