IPMA-USA Announces New Officers



18 July 2018 – New York, NY, USA – IPMA-USA has announced the results of the 2018 Election for the IPMA-USA Board of Director positions for the 2018-2021 term.  Newly elected board members are:

Dr. Joel Carboni – President, for a second term

Joel Carboni is a leading figure on sustainability in project management.  He is a graduate of Ball State University, holds a Ph.D. in Sustainable Development and Environment and has over 23 years’ experience in portfolio, program and project management spanning government, the banking and legal sectors as well as big five consulting.

He is a frequent speaker at project management and sustainability symposiums, congresses and conferences all over the globe and has worked in over 50 countries advancing sustainable development.  He is the President of the International Project Management Association in the United States and the founder of GPM (Green Project Management). He is also Project Management’s lone representative to the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), a founding signatory of the UN’s Business for Peace Initiative & Anti-Corruption call to action, and one of only fourteen listed supporting organizers of the UN Principles for Responsible Management Education Program (PRME).

He is the architect of the PRiSM™ project delivery methodology, the P5 Standard for Sustainability in Project Management and co-architect of the PSM3 Organizational Sustainability Model.  He has authored training programs on Green and Sustainable Project Management that are currently offered in over 145 countries through professional training providers, business associations, and universities in six languages.  He is the co-author of Sustainable Project Management an Amazon bestseller and is a member of the Forbes Non-Profit Board.

Neil Goldman – Secretary-Treasurer

Neil Goldman has held numerous local and global leadership positions within non-profits and is the current IPMA-USA Secretary/Treasurer. He has held similar positions in other organizations. Neil holds a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration from Lawrence Technological University (Southfield, MI).

Mr. Goldman is a certified Project / Program Manager with 30 years of extensive experience in managing large and strategic projects in Fortune 500 companies in Information Technology. Neil’s goal for IPMA-USA is to support its growth and support good organizational governance.

Nanci Love – Director of Education

Nanci Love delivers a strong career of project management in a range of services, including strategic planning, execution, and commissioning.  Nanci focuses on developing and executing solutions that encompass overall client project goals. She has more than 25 years of diversified experience in corporate architecture, design, and construction management for clients with various scopes and budgets, including multimillion-dollar projects.

Her specialties include an in-depth knowledge of the real estate process by working closely with brokers in the initial budget and schedule development. Her extensive knowledge of the contract furniture industry consistently benefits clients in controlling the overall budget. She has worked on several of the city’s premier corporate headquarters relocations, which include RaceTrac and HD Supply.

Nanci serves on the Communications Committee of CoreNet Atlanta and is active in the International Project Management Association. She has published articles and blog posts in Atlanta Network Magazine and Commercial Real Estate Women Atlanta (Utilizing Tenant Improvement Dollars, 2015). Nanci is a certified trainer for U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED Certification (USGBC), The American Institute of Architects (AIA), PDH Academy and Interior Design Continuing Education Council (IDCEC).

Nanci participates in several Atlanta area nonprofit groups, the Bill Law House for Families First project, past Community Services liaison for the Decatur Cooperative Ministry for International Facility Management Association, Atlanta Food Bank service projects and Habitat for Humanity builds. Nanci was selected to manage Georgia’s first Federal funded Faith-Based Grant.

Nanci graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Science degree in Child and Family Counseling. She is eager to take on the role of Director of education to support IPMA’s objectives in supporting institutes of higher learning with programs centered on competence development.

Aman Gaur – Director of Young Crew

Aman Gaur has 3 years of experience in the construction and real estate industry and has worked on office, industrial and retail tenant build-out projects ranging from 20K to 300K SF, spread across various locations in the US. He graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology with a focus on Building Construction.

Mr. Gaur works as a Financial Analyst for the Office and Industrial Sales teams. His primary responsibilities at Colliers include tenant research, market analysis, credit analysis, due diligence, and valuation. Mr. Gaur also specializes in construction management and value engineering component of real estate.

Aman has been instrumental in the development of our young crew program, facilitating workshops at Universities all over the United States and is running to succeed Meghan Crumble who vacated the position when she became IPMA-USA Vice President.  His goals are to grow the young crew membership and compete internationally at the IPMA Global Young Crew Championships.

According to Meghan Crumble, IPMA-USA Vice President, who sent out the news, “We are excited to welcome them to the board and expect great things from their contributions.”

Carboni, Goldman, Love and Gaur join remaining IPMA-USA board members Meghan Crumble, Bill Duncon, Diego Arimany, Peter Millsom, Neville Goedhals and Ken Brooks.

Founded in 2001, IPMA-USA is a member-driven, not-for-profit professional association formed to meet the unfilled needs of today’s Program and Project Managers, stakeholders, and their Enterprises. We offer advanced, professionally assessed certifications, an organizational performance improvement assessment standard, and a website filled with thought-leader articles and blog posts. As the USA member of the International Project Management Association (IPMA), the world’s first project management professional association, we work with over sixty other global professional associations to accomplish our Vision: A World where all projects succeed! More at http://www.ipma-usa.org/

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Source: IPMA-USA