Judging and Recognition

Members of the Judging Panel

 
Connie Figley

Connie Feuz Figley, PMP, LEED AP Project Manager

Los Alamos National Security, LLC

Connie is a Project Manager with Los Alamos National Security, LLC with more than 25 years of experience on large government (Department of Energy and National Nuclear Security Administration) engineering/procurement/construction/commissioning (EPCC) projects. She is currently at the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico, USA with previous assignments at the Hanford Vitrification Plant (Washington), Savannah River Site (South Carolina), and West Valley Demonstration Project (New York).

 
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Anthony (Tony) Gayter

Vice President, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), Services Global Transition & Transformation Program/Portfolio Management

Tony has responsibility for the overall strategy and development of the corporation’s global program and portfolio management, methodology framework, processes/tools, risk management and governance.  He also oversees HPE’s Program/Portfolio Management Academy and Profession for more than 12,000 staff representing all of HPE’s business lines. Responsible for the overall global development and management for the divestiture of the $19bn business across 60 countries and the company’s ensuing integration with Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC).

 
 
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Sabari Raja, MS, MSS MBA

CEO/Co-Founder, Nepris, Inc.

Nepris, Inc. is an online solution that enables virtual collaboration between industry professionals and educators to bring real world relevance to classrooms, to inspire students in Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) and Career and Technology Education (CTE).

 
 
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Rebecca Wang

Sr. Manager Community Engagement Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), Corporate Affairs

Citizenship is fully-integrated into all aspects of HPE’s business strategy. As a member of Hewlett Packard Enterprise ’s Corporate Affairs, Community Engagement & Global Giving Experiences team, Rebecca oversees the company’s award-winning employee engagement strategy – which includes skills-based and pro bono volunteering for HPE’s employees around the globe.

 
 
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J. Leroy Ward, PMP, PgMP, PfMP

Executive Vice President, Enterprise Solutions

The International Institute for Learning (IIL) is a global leader in training, consulting, coaching and customized course development with core competencies in Project, Program and Portfolio Management. As Executive Vice President, Enterprise Solutions, LeRoy assists IIL’s global clients in implementing their strategic initiatives through enhanced project, program and portfolio practices; and, helps them to boost PMO performance and delivery.

 

Recognition of Recipients

 
 

Corporations/Government Agencies

The Corporation or Government Agency will receive recognition at

  • PMI Professional Awards Gala at PMI Global Conference – North America 2017 in October to be held in Chicago, Illinois.
  • PMI PMO Symposium November 2017

The representative of the nonprofit receiving pro bono project management guidance from the Corporate/Government Agency Project Manager(s) will receive:

  • US $5,000 cash prize
  • An all-expenses-paid trip to the PMI Professional Awards Gala at PMI Global Conference – North America 2017 in October to be held in Chicago, Illinois.
  • Project management training for staff.

  

Individual Project Managers

The Individual Project Manager recipient will receive an all-expenses paid trip to the PMI Professional Awards Gala at PMI Global Conference – North America 2017 in October to be held in Chicago, Illinois. 

 

PMI Chapters

A representative of the PMI Chapter recipient will receive an all-expenses paid trip to the PMI Professional Awards Gala at PMI Global Conference 2017, North America –Chicago, IL.

A representative of the nonprofit/ nongovernmental agency receiving pro bono project management guidance from the Chapter Category Recipient will receive:

  • A US $5,000 cash prize;
  • An all-expenses-paid trip to the PMI Professional Awards Gala at PMI Global Conference 2017, North America –Chicago, IL.