Below are your candidates for the 2014 ALFISIG board of directors. The voting poll will be open November 15th thru November 29th. Please take a moment and vote for these 5 ALFISIG positions along with general questions following. The results will be shared with the membership via email announcement on December 2nd.
Administrative Director (one candidate)
Diane Chu Weldon – I am currently a project manager at Regions Bank for the eBusiness group. I have over 16 years experience in the financial services and healthcare industries with 13 of those years in project management. I received my Project Management Professional (PMP) certification in 2004, Master in Project Management certificate in 2004, and Six Sigma Black Belt certification in 2006. I have been a member of ALFISIG since 2003 and previously held the Director of Best Practices several years ago. I am a graduate of University of Alabama in Huntsville with a Master of Science in Management degree and a Bachelor of Science in Business degree. Prior to my employment at Regions Bank, I worked as a Technology Project Manager at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama and a Project Manager/Business Partner at BBVA Compass Bank. I live in Hoover’s Riverchase Country Club subdivision with my husband and two small children.
Committee Member at Large (one candidate)
Kelly McCay – I am currently a Technology & Support Services Business Partner at BBVA Compass. I’ve been in project management for approximately nine years and received my PMP certification in 2008. I have been a member of ALFISIG since 2007 and have served as Director of Administration and Director of Best Practices. I currently reside in Hoover, AL with my husband and two children. I appreciate your consideration for Committee Member at large.
Director of Communications (one candidate)
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 Business Partner in Technology & Support Services at BBVA Compass supporting projects in Regulatory, Compliance, Audit and Legal arenas. I have severed as a board member for ALFISIG for the previous 5 years, 1 of which as the Director of Communications, 3 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. I reside in Hoover, A and outside of my primary job, I enjoy playing the piano for church orchestra, teaching private piano lessons, riding Harley’s, and trying to keep up with my son.
Director of Education (one candidate)
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 email@example.com for comments or questions.
Director of Best Practices (one candidate)
Melissa Peterson – Currently, I am a Technology & Support Services Business Partner at BBVA Compass for Wealth Management. I received my PMP Certification in 2009 and my Green Belt in Six Sigma in 2006. I’ve been in project management for approximately eight years. I have been a member of ALFISIG since 2005 and have served as Director of Best Practice and Committee Member at Large. I appreciate your consideration for Director of Best Practices