Karen Stankard, Bruce Ward, and Denny Rea
SEE, SPEAK, & HEAR as Project Managers Should
Once Project Managers become highly seasoned and experienced, it can be easy to forget some of the basic principles of communications, teamwork values, ethical decision-making, and even keeping up with PMBOK 5 updates and additions.
Maybe it’s time to ‘change it up’ a little.
Karen Stankard – Technology Manager, AUM Center for Business & Economic Development
B.S. Computer Science & M.B.A
Karen’s experience includes project management, grant evaluation, job analysis, development and administration of promotional procedures, survey administration, and database programming and design. She has managed a wide variety of projects for clients including the Lighthouse Counseling Center, the Alabama State Department of Education, and the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office.
Bruce Ward – Montgomery Site Manager, Oasis Systems, LLC
B.S. Computer Science
Bruce’s expertise is in implementing sound management approaches for information systems projects and contracts from “capture & proposal” through legacy sustainment. He has extensive experience developing information systems architectures and designs and has evaluated system hardware and software to determine requirements’ suitability. He has served as a scientific research statistical associate, transportation corporation data processing manager, software system consultant, software program manager, and vice-president for government systems support.
Denny Rea – Sr. Consultant & Project Manager, Adayana Government Group
B.S. Management, M.B.A., PMP
Denny Rea spent 30 years in the U.S. Air Force as a fighter pilot, staff officer, commander,and associate professor at Air University. He now manages and consults on “future learning development & transformations” projects for the Defense Intelligence Agency, State Department, Department of Homeland Security, DoD Firefighters Academy, and the U.S. Air Force, ranging on topics from counterterrorism training, culture & language, to the future of learning.