This is our chance as project management professionals to give back and provide a structured learning and networking event for our area project management students by discussing hot industry topics and providing your valuable insights into future career opportunities.
11:30am - Noon: Check-In, Networking, and Lunch
Noon - 1pm: Program
1pm - 1:15pm: Wrap Up
Lisa Persels, PMP
Director, Academic Outreach - PMI Eastern Iowa Chapter
Lisa holds a BA from the University of Iowa in English with a Communications minor and a Master's in Business Administration from Colorado Christian University.
Lisa is a Senior Client Relations Analyst at General Dynamics Information Technology supporting the Contact Center Operations (CCO) which includes both Medicare and Marketplace contracts. Lisa became a certified Project Management Professional in November 2015 and is an Advanced Communicator and Leader in Toastmasters International.
Michael Suelzer, PMP
Director, Military Outreach - PMI Eastern Iowa Chapter
Operations analyst and applied mathematician-statistician providing decision support, predictive modeling, and process improvement services for healthcare, management services, and technology sectors. Vietnam-Era Veteran. Held director-level and Master Black Belt consulting positions in Engineering, Process Excellence, and Quality organizations (ADP Dealer Services, Baxter Healthcare, Boston Scientific, Cardiac Science Corp., Colgate- Palmolive, Kinetic Concepts, Motorola, Sprint).
Expertise includes Business Analytics, Lean Six Sigma Process Engineering, Quality & Risk Assessments, and FDA and international standards. PMI certified Project Management Professional and an ASQ certified Quality & Reliability Engineer, Quality Manager, and Six Sigma Black Belt. Advanced degrees in Applied Mathematics, Statistics, and Experimental Psychology (Human Factors).