Project Management Basics
Foundations of Project Management
Earned Value Mgmt - Basics
Earned Value Mgmt - Applied
Leading Virtual Teams
Sustainability: Good For Business
Adopting An Agile Culture
Effective Project Communications
Empowering Your Team
Risk Management Techniques
vLeader Leadership Training
|DOUG ASCOLI, PMP |
Program Management Consultant
Mr. Ascoli, a licensed civil engineer, has 29 years of project management experience. He has served in various roles on projects from project support to project manager. His background includes experience working on projects in diverse fields which include: road and bridge, power plant, telecommunications, application development, and merger/acquisition. He has implemented two project management systems in two business areas of Ameren, including a Microsoft EPM solution in 2003. He now works in a PMO in IT with his most prominent role being the program manager on a major IT initiative at the Callaway Nuclear Power Plant. He is also leading an effort at Ameren to implement a project portfolio management process in IT.
|ROBYN BERKLEY, PhD |
SIUE School of Business
Dr. Berkley is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Management and Marketing at SIUE. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Human Resources Management and Organizational Behavior. She has published articles in the Academy of Management Learning and Education and the Journal of Small Business. She serves on the editorial board for the Employee Rights and Responsibilities Journal. Dr. Berkley's research interests are in the area of diversity, discrimination, and sexual harassment.
|DARIN HENDRY, PMP |
Supervisor, Transmission Capital & Risk Management
Ameren Transmission Company
Darin Hendry is Supervisor of Transmission Capital & Risk Management at Ameren Transmission Company. He holds a Masters in Project Management from Keller Graduate School of Management, a B.S. in Russian International Business from Metropolitan State College of Denver, and has been PMP certified since 2006. Darin has worked for Ameren for 12 years. In his current position, Darin is responsible for leading the day-to-day activities related to business risk management and economic analysis of all Ameren Transmission projects and associated business operations, and provides oversight to a $1.4b+ project portfolio, expected to increase to $2b. Prior to working with Ameren, Darin served in the US Army as a Russian Translator and Ranger.
DAVID HUNTER, CPIM, CRIM
Mr. Hunter has more than 22 years of experience in Program, Project and Earned Value Management, the majority of which was working on U.S. government programs. His focus for the past two years has been on implementing the Boeing best practices across Boeing IT and he is considered a "Best Practice Expert". He facilitates a number of program and earned value management training classes within Boeing and is working toward becoming a certified Lean facilitator.
|CHRIS KOO |
Project Management Office
Mr. Koo has led projects at Edward Jones for the past 15 years, with a focus on delivering financial advisor and client software solutions. As a member of the PMO, he is currently engaged in mentoring, and providing hands-on support to project teams on requirements management, agile development methodology, and project plan creation in preparation for firm approval.
|MARY SUE LOVE, PhD |
SIUE School of Business
Dr. Love is an Associate Professor in the Department of Management and Marketing at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. She holds a Ph.D. in organizational behavior and theory with minors in social psychology and organizational communication from the University of Missouri, as well as an M.B.A. and a B.B.A. in management and organizational behavior from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Before returning to school for her Ph.D., Dr. Love worked in the insurance industry, holding positions in underwriting, provider relations, and customer service. She teaches organizational behavior and leadership. Dr. Love is primarily interested in improving interactions at work and has published articles in the Journal of Applied Psychology, Career Development International, Communications of the ACM, International Journal of Management Concepts and Philosophy, Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies, Leadership and Organization Development Journal, and Business Horizons.
|DAVE MAYO |
Mr. Mayo joined the Information Systems team at Edward Jones in 1994 to support the Accounting and Human Resources divisions. In his years with the firm, Mayo and his team have replaced the core financial and human resource systems. He was named a principal with the firm in 2001. Currently serving as an IS senior director, Mayo is responsible for the Program Management Office (PMO), IS Training and Knowledge Management and IS Communications. The PMO helps to ensure projects are delivered successfully for the firm, develops project leaders and improves processes so that Information Systems is more effective. IS Communications works closely with the PMO, regional technology advisors and several other areas in the division to distribute technology messages to the firm’s associates. Mr. Mayo earned a Bachelor’s degree in Music and a Master’s in Business Administration from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville. For more than a decade, he worked for Worldwide Insurance Co., leaving as the Director of Information Systems. Mr. Mayo is a member of the CIS Advisory Board at University of Central Missouri, the SIUE Project Management Advisory Board, and the Edward Jones Leadership Council.
|JO ELLEN MOORE, PhD, PMP |
SIUE School of Business
Dr. Moore holds a Ph.D. in organizational behavior and HR management from Indiana University, a Master's degree in psychology from Illinois State University, and a dusty old B.A. in mathematics from Millikin University. In the corporate environment, Dr. Moore worked as an IT manager, project manager, systems programmer and applications programmer. Dr. Moore teaches project management, SAP ABAP programming, in the Computer Management and Information Systems undergraduate capstone course at SIUE. Her research centers on the the management of IT professionals and technology, and she has published in outlets such as Information Systems Research, MIS Quarterly, Academy of Management Review, Communications of the ACM,
|OZZIE LOMAX, MBA, PMP |
Manager, Strategic Projects
Mr. Lomax has 32 years of project and portfolio leadership experience. His project success rate exceeds 91% with engineering, IT, construction, and various other project disciplines. He has had responsibility for enterprise-wide project management system deployments and taught project management best practices for 15 years at the corporate and university level using an "engaged, application based" learning style.
|RAYGENE PATTERSON, PMP, CBAP |
Project Office Manager
Mrs. Patterson is the Project Office Manager for Rabo AgriFinance, the farm lending subsidiary of Rabobank International. She is responsible for the management of all information services projects, including resource management and prioritization, budgeting, corporate reporting, and communications. She is also responsible for portfolio management within Rabo AgriFinance and several other strategic information services initiatives. Prior to joining Rabo AgriFinance she worked in several positions as a technology consultant. She has worked as a technical trainer, software engineer, business analyst, and project manager. She is also currently working as an adjunct instructor for Columbia College - St. Louis, teaching various courses from .net and java development to software engineering. Mrs. Patterson has a BS degree in Communications and a M.S. in CMIS, both from Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville. She is a certified project manager and business analyst, and also holds several technical Microsoft certifications.
|RONDA SAUGET |
Ms. Sauget has led many projects that have added value to the regional economy in terms of building new industry sectors, growing existing business, attracting new companies, sustaining healthcare services to the underserved through Southern Illinois Healthcare Foundation, and bringing a significant number of sustainable and construction jobs to the area. Ms. Sauget Served as SVP and Director of Competitive Intelligence with Fleishman-Hilllard International Communications, where she helped competitively position Fortune 100 companies for success. Receiving her M.B.A. and B.S.B.A. in Finance and Marketing with a minor in Mathematics from SIUE, Ms. Sauget serves on many boards/groups, inlcuding Leadership Council of Southwestern Illinois and has received many awards. She is the Executive Director of the Archview Economic Development Corporation (AEDC). Ms. Sauget is currently in the doctoral program at Webster University.
|MARY SUMNER, PhD |
Associate Dean and Professor
SIUE School of Business
Dr. Sumner is Associate Dean for Executive Education in the School of Business at SIUE. Dr. Sumner is also a Professor of Computer Management Information Systems (CMIS), and serves as director of the undergraduate program (B.S. in CMIS). Dr. Sumner has written seven textbooks and has published over forty research papers on computer-supported collaborative work, the management of information technology personnel, ERP project implementation, and electronic commerce. Her research has appeared in Database, the Journal of Systems Management, Information and Management, the Journal of Computer Information Systems, and Information Resource Management Journal. Her academic background includes a Bachelor's from Syracuse University, a Master's from the University of Chicago, a Master's from Columbia University, and a doctorate from Rutgers University.