14th Annual PMI Eastern Iowa Chapter
Professional Development Day 2021
'Resilience, the New Reality'
President & CEO as well as part owner of Centro, Inc. which is the largest custom rotational molder in North America and headquartered in North Liberty, IA. He joined the Centro team in 1990 as a Sales Engineer and held progressive responsibilities in sales and manufacturing before becoming President in 2007. Today Centro has over 1,000 full time Associates and operates in 3 countries.
Brian has served on the Innovation Council of the Eastern Iowa Economic Alliance, board of directors for the Association of Rotational Molders (ARM), Manufacturing Association for Plastic Processers (MAPP) and currently serves on the board of MRA, a Human Resources Management Association. He has a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Iowa.
Coaching Skills that will Change How You Lead
Jackie Pelland has over 25 years of leadership development experience inside Fortune 50 companies. She is currently a founding partner of the organizational design company, Slingshot25 where she designs and delivers leadership development programs and provides executive leadership coaching. Jackie has a degree in Psychology and is a graduate of Seth Godin’s altMBA program. She is a master practitioner of Energy Leadership coaching and a frequent speaker at conferences and leadership learning events.
Be Formless Be Shapeless Be Agile
First Steps Toward Agility: Strategies to Improve Agility of Waterfall Teams
CEO of RefineM, a PM consultant and Enterprise Agile Coach, NK is a pioneer in Project Management & Agile transformations. In last 30 years of his career, he has helped thousands of professionals, in companies large and small, learn and implement best project management and Agile practices. In the past two years alone, he’s trained more than 2,000 team members at a Fortune 50 technology company, helping to create self-managed empowered Agile teams with enhanced time-to-market capabilities.
Peak Performance for Project Managers