Portland, OR — PMI (Project Management Institute) has announced that Connie Plowman, COO and Vice President of Cadence Management Corporation, has been appointed as PMI Component Mentor for Region 1, Northwest North America. Ms. Plowman will work with Chapter Presidents in the 15 PMI Chapters in Region 1, which consists of over 8000 members, and includes Alaska, Western Canada, Washington, Oregon, Utah and Nevada.

A Component Mentor, selected for a 2-year term, is a volunteer liaison between PMI and the Component Leaders. This position requires providing direction and support to component volunteer leaders in strategic planning and succession planning. A PMI Component Mentor provides advice, information and mentoring on organizational practices and policies in their assigned region under the guidance and direction of PMI Component and Community Relations (CCR). A PMI Component Mentor actively supports and maintains effective communication between PMI Global Operations Center (GOC) and PMI component leadership through CCR.

Connie is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) by the Project Management Institute, and an active member of PMI. As a volunteer leader for PMI, Connie has held various positions on the PMI-Portland Board of Directors, including VP Certification, President-Elect and Chapter President. She is the Immediate Past President for the PMI-Portland Chapter.

About Cadence Management Corporation

For over 25 years, Portland, Oregon-based Cadence Management Corporation has delivered formal project management training, consulting services, and supporting project tools to leading companies and project managers around the world. Today, organizations count on Cadence to provide structure and discipline to projects, to help them deliver more with less. From Locomotives to PCs, financial services to medical equipment, spacecraft to coffee, Cadence is in the products and services that touch the world every day. Cadence Management Corporation: Connecting people worldwide and transforming businesses through project management.

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