Archive for November, 2012

2013 AFLSIG Officer Election Polls

Here are your candidates for the 2013  ALFISIG board of directors.  Please take a moment and vote.  The results will be shared with the membership via email annoucement.

Director of Administration

Kelly McCay – I am currently a Business Partner for Human Resources at BBVA Compass. I’ve been in project management for approximately eight years and received my PMP certification in 2008. I have been a member of ALFISIG since 2007 and have served a Director of Best Practices for the last year. I live in Hoover, AL with my husband and two children. I appreciate your consideration for Administrative Director.

Director of Communications

Deb Ingram – I have over 30 years of experience serving in various leadership roles in Information Technology. I received my  PMP Certification in February of 2008,  and currently working with BBVA Compass as a VP, Lead IT Project Manager supporting projects in Regulatory, Compliance, Audit and Legal arenas.  I have severed as a board member for ALFISIG for the previous 4 years, 1 of which as the Director of Communications, 2 of which as the Director of Education and 1 as the Director of Administration.  I am a graduate of Birmingham Southern College with a Business degree.  Outside of my primary job, I enjoy playing the piano for church orchestra, teaching piano lessons, riding Harley’s, and trying to keep up with my son.  I currently reside in Hoover, AL.

Director of Education

Shelley Vasko – Shelley Atwell-Vasko is an independent project management consultant.  Since 1990, she has led projects in the advertising, publishing, banking, and insurance industries.

As project management focuses on the keys to success in a project, Shelley takes this mindset and focus into most areas of her life.  This chosen profession combined with her desire to help others be successful often allows for personal growth to occur.  She gives back to others through filling the role of a mentor, coaching for PMP certification, and provides a constant challenge to friends and colleagues toward reaching their personal and professional goals.  Her previous time spent in advertising and marketing still plays into her current role, editing articles for PMI Worldwide, and several other publications.

An advocate for PMI, Shelley has spoken at various chapter PMI and ALFIG meetings, and open PMI events to promote the growth of the project management industry. Shelley also served as the 2012 ALFISIG Director of Education.

When not working, Shelley enjoys the piano or any of 8 other musical instruments she plays, furthering her education, and spending time with family.  She is currently based out of Birmingham, Alabama, and may be reached at for comments or questions.

Committee Member at Large

Melissa Peterson – I am currently employed at BBVA Compass Bank as a Business Partner for Wealth Management. I served on the ALFISIG board in 2010 as the Director of Best Practices.   In 2009, I earned my PMP certification and I also have a green belt certification in Six Sigma.   Prior to my employment at BBVA Compass, I worked at Regions Bank as a project manager for the Trust Department.  I live in Helena, AL with my husband and two wonderful children.

Director of Best Practices

Wayne Harmon – I am a Delivery Executive (large account program manager) at SAP Public Services, usually leading $25M + programs and projects.  I have my PMP and am a charter member of the local ASUG (SAP Users’ Group) chapter in Birmingham.  I have spoken nationally and regionally within these roles.  Before becoming a Delivery Executive, I was a Practice Manager within SAP over the U.S. public sector HCM and Payroll areas.  Part of that role was to set methodology, mentor, and develop consultants and to help keep them current and fully competitive.  Prior to working with SAP, I worked with both William M. Mercer Consulting and SunGard EBS.  I live in Inverness with my wife and three wonderful children


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