PMI California Inland Empire Chapter

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  • Below are some of our talented PMICIE Inland Chapter volunteers.
 
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Ann Campea – Director of Membership

Program/Project management professional with 10 years of experience in product development, physical retail launches, and health care industries. Strategic planner on multi-million dollar projects. Proven leadership results in program and project management, launching of product and physical retail spaces, creating strategic roadmaps, data system implementation and upgrades, on-boarding of new employees and training of existing, championing new process improvement initiatives, and building a strong program/project management community.

 

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Vicki Andrews Barilla –  Director of Membership

Professional experience and leadership in program management, project management, data management, community and client relations, outreach, information technology management, management consulting, human development and training, in large corporations, small businesses and non-profits within the healthcare and automotive fields and the legislative branch of government.

Information Technology roles in the following organizations and corporations: U.S. House of Representatives, Nissan Motor Corporation, IBM Global Services, United Healthcare and Kaiser Permanente.

Volunteerism and work in organizations supporting veterans transition and serving the homeless.

Specialties: Customer, Client, Community and Public Relations, Data Management, Information Technology Management, Program and Project Management, Education and Training, Problem and Change Management, Auditing, Quality Assurance, Research, Transformation and Transition Management.

     
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Esther Akyea – Director of Marketing

Esther completed her Undergraduate Degrees in Political Science and French at the University of Ghana, and earned her Masters Degree from Webster University in Management and Leadership. She is also a CAPM and is studying for the ACP exam. Esther has worked on several projects supporting a non-profit organization and is also an Office Administrator. In addition to reading and traveling, she thrives in leadership roles in and being a collaborative team player.

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Juan Carlos (JC) Valenzuela – Director of Marketing.

JC currently works at Prime Healthcare as a Project Analyst Coordinator. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree from California State University, San Bernardino. He majored in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing. JC developed his career in healthcare with a foundation in Chino Valley Medical Center for seven years, upon which he was referred to a position as Administrative Assistant to the CIO, shortly thereafter being promoted to his current role in the PMO. He is on a path to achieve the PMP. He has a strong suit in networking and professional development, as well as experience with college outreach and native marketing. JC strives to bring harmony and efficiency to all teams and projects he partakes in. 

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Mike Smith – Director of Marketing.

Mike is the Senior IT Project Manager for Prime Healthcare. In the five years of being at Prime he has been a part of 7 successful hospital acquisitions and contributed to the creation of the IT PMO, helping to change the narrative of projects at an organizational level. Previously, working in IT and Marketing for a large kitchen cabinet door manufacture and most recently a small non-profit, Mike believes project management knows no bounds and can bring value to any organization. 

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Scott Walter – Director of Programs and Career Development

18 years of project related work that include 15 years in Information Technology, 3 years in Real Estate and 1 year in Insurance. In my spare time I like to travel, trying out new restaurants, hiking, movies and the outdoors. I'm also a aviation enthusiast and planning new adventures. 

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Janice A Mrkonjic – Director of Membership

I direct traffic at the intersection of education, workforce and economic development. Recognized as a masterful communicator, connector, and critical thinker who is quick to lead and earn trust with navigating change and barriers to identify and cultivate solutions through relationships and resources.

Diverse abilities, experiences and interests led me to flex my entrepreneurial spirit by establishing a home-based business, Savvy Event Designs LLC, a destination management company. After 5 years an adventurous transition to higher education began with Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business followed by Arizona State University, Maricopa Community Colleges, and most recently, Mt. San Jacinto College. I am a driving force bridging gaps between education, workplace, and economic development initiatives.

Holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in education from Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax NS and is a certified Project Management Professional. Theoretical leadership, management, and business programs were completed at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, Harvard Business School Online, and University of South Florida Muma College of Business.

A fireball of high energy and optimism, based in Temecula CA, I enjoy supporting the local economy, driving to coastal beaches, and all the joys that life offers even the occasional curve ball.

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Chantal Clarke – Director of Operations

I am eager to learn and connect with new individuals. I would like to transition my career into Project Management.

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Jacob Oroks – Director of Operations

I am an innovative and motivated information technology project management professional in client relations and project and program management. I am skilled in cross-functional communication, building relationships, and managing and tracking projects; I hope to be an asset to any organization. I can work independently and collaboratively to complete project-related tasks and operate effective management systems. In addition to my direct project management experience, I worked as an educator, a trainer, an advocate, which demanded skills such as, but not limited to, multitasking, task delegation, time management, prioritization, and teaching. I hold a Master of Science Degree in information systems management, and I am currently working on several projects under the Iboto Empire. I consider myself and have been told by others to be highly teachable. Each organization is different and have their preferences and standards. I am open to new ideas, systems, programs and always ready to pull other work ends.

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 Iniobong Udott – Director of Finance

I am a client relations consultant with over 10 years in the financial service industry. I always exceed the expectations of my clients by providing superior services. Client satisfaction is very important to me, because a happy customer always returns for more business, and recommends the brand to other potential customers.

I made myself available to join several projects in the early years of my career, then my passion for project management was born. 

Today I am a proud holder of the Project management professional certificate(PMP). I have strong interpersonal skills which has helped me succeed with both internal and external clients.

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Shawn Trento – Director of Academic Outreach

I am a Telecommunications Manager for a small not for profit electrical utility, my main focus is on building internet infrastructure to our subscribers. I am in graduate school for information technology project management, going into what I hope is my last semester. My time is limited between work and school but I would like to help where I can and after I graduate will have more time for volunteering.

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Terese Carol Reid - Director of Programs

With more than 25 years of Project Management experience Terese has worked in and for City, State, and Federal Government agencies. A retired Navy Senior Chief and currently working as a Project Manager with ASMR Corporation supporting the US Navy Virtual Health initiatives. She has a BS degree in Business and Project Management and holds her PMP certification.

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Elise Ellis - Director of Operations

Hello and thank you for being here. My name Elise Ellis and I am looking forward to transitioning from my current line of work in an administrative role into a whole new shiny chapter in project management. I recently passed my CAPM and I am eager to implement my certification in new endeavors with the project management industry. I am a mother of two teenagers and a new cat mom as well just recently moved to California ready for a fresh start.

 

 Mary Franklin   Mary’s career spans over 30 years with experience is in the field of Project Management, Product Release Management and Business Operations Development across financial services, broadcasting, medical and technology solutions industries. Her core strengths are in business, project management, operations development, strategic and tactical planning, problem resolution, quality assurance, product release and communication. Her project revenues have ranged from ten thousand to twenty-million-dollar budgets, managing two to three employees up to two hundred technical and operational administrative resources. Mary’s main focus the last 15 years has been overseeing Managed Services PMO department development, process improvements, client on-boarding projects in additional to oversees the Managed Services division’s customer advocacy program to ensure high quality customer care standards are delivered to clients.

On a personal note, Mary is the 5th daughter of 6 children. She was born and lives in southern California. In addition to enjoying her family she likes ocean cruises, palates, sewing and adores her friends.  She is known to have gone sky diving a few times, parasailing, taken 26 mile bike rides on the coast, hikes, will support any friend participating in philanthropic activities for children, claims to be willing to try almost anything “once” and often wears a hat just for fun.