Des specializes in Project Management Consulting and Project Management Training and Mentoring for small and medium-sized businesses. With over 30 years of experience as an IT professional and close to two decades as a project manager, Des pulls from her experience to bring a new perspective to clients who want to increase the efficiency their project management practices.
Following her passion for project management, training, and those serving our country in the military, the Heroes to Hired Project Management training program was established.
Des is a 9-year U.S. Navy Veteran who struggled to transfer her military training to civilian skills when exiting the military service. This resulted in being underemployed with low pay.
After years of searching for the right career fit and using her military training as a foundation, Des is a results-driven project leader and the recipient of many awards resulting from projects she has led.
Des is a Project Management Professional (PMP), a Certified Scrum Master and Prosci Change Management Graduate. She is an active member of the Project Management Institute (PMI), West Michigan Project Management Institute (WMPMI), and the West Michigan Veterans Coalition. In her spare time, she enjoys volunteering for the Buddy to Buddy Veterans Assistance Program in addition to other volunteering opportunities.
Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org