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2015 Alfisig Board of Directors Announcement

A big thank you to all our ALFISIG members for making 2014 such a wonderful and productive year!  The new ALFISIG Board of Directors will continue to bring you beneficial and informational presentations for 2015. 

Congratulations to the 2015  ALFISIG Board of Directors:

Director of Administration – Diane Chu Weldon Diane.Weldon@regions.com

Diane Chu Weldon – I  am currently a project manager at Regions Bank for the eBusiness group.  I have over 17 years’ experience in the financial services and healthcare industries with 14 of those years in project management. I received my  PMI-ACP (Agile Certified Practitioner) in 2014, and Six Sigma Black Belt certification in 2006, PMP (Project Management Professional) in 2004, and Master in Project Management certificate in 2004.  I have been a member of ALFISIG since 2003 and previously held the Director of Best Practices several years ago along with just this past term.  I am a graduate of University of Alabama in Huntsville with a MSM/MBA and a Bachelor 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

Director of Best Practices –  Melissa Peterson  Melissa.Peterson@regions.com

Melissa Peterson – Currently, I work at Regions as a Product Manager for Online Sales.   I received my PMP Certification in 2009 and my Green Belt in Six Sigma in 2006.   I have been a member ofALFISIG since 2005 and have served in different positions on the Board, both as Director of Best Practice and Committee Member at Large.

Director of Communication and Membership – Deb Ingram Deborah.Ingram@regions.com

Deborah Ingram – With over 30 years of experience serving in leadership roles in Project Management and  Information Technology for various industries, I have spent  the last 5 focused in the Banking Industry.   I received my PMP Certification in February of 2008 and have been a long term member with PMI and ALFISIG.  I am currently working with Regions Financial Corporation as a VP, Project Manager in the BSA/AML/OFAC Performance and Delivery group.    I have served as a board member for ALFISIG for the previous 6 years;  2 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 and  I reside in Hoover in the Riverchase area.

Director of Education – Shelley Vasko Shelley.Vasko@gmail.com

Shelley Atwell-Vasko – I am currently engaged as an independent strategy consultant for a bank inside of a Fortune 50 insurance company.  With more than 25 years of project management experience, 16 of those years were in banking and finance. Previous roles include project, program, portfolio, PMO, and governance manager at various financial institutions. The remaining years of project experience were within the marketing and publishing industry. I received PMP Certification in 2007, Certified Business Architect in 2012, and Agile Certified Practitioner in 2014.  I have been a member of ALFISIG since 2007, when I relocated to Birmingham, and have served in the role of Director of Education for the past three years.

Director at Large –   Frank Fons

Frank Fons – I have over 25 years of experience in project management, business architecture, consulting, financial analysis, software implementation, training, and sales. I have led teams and collaborated with business and IT partners to drive successful projects, including mergers and acquisitions, product launches, and new technology implementations. The primary industries I have worked include banking, insurance, and health care, as well as for software companies selling into those markets. As a committee member at large for ALFISIG, I feel I could step in and serve theALFISIG board as needed at any time. I have presented to a variety of audiences and am currently involved in active efforts co-authoring and reviewing whitepapers for the business architecture and project management communities. I currently hold PMP, ACP, and CBA designations, in addition to having completed an MBA and a Six Sigma Green Belt program. I am pursuing SAFe certification which will further enhance my ability to bring agile methodologies to environments and scale them. I remain dedicated to continuous education and serving the project management community at large.

 

Please note that ALFISIG will not be meeting in  December. The next ALFISIG meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, January 28, 2015. 

Happy Holidays to everyone!  

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ALFISIG 2015 Officer Nominations

ALFISIG is conducting the new officer elections for 2015! Listed below are the available positions along with a short description of the responsibilities.

If you are interested in running for any of these positions, please provide an Interest Statement why you are interested in the specific position along with a short bio.  You may email your nomination to the 2013  Officers  at alfisig@gmail.com.

Nominations will be accepted until EOD THURSDAY, November 13th.   The Interest Statement and a short bio will be available on the ALFISIG website for review by the AFLSIG membership during the voting period. New officer voting will take place from Monday November 17  through Friday  November 28. The new 2015  ALFISIG board of directors will be announced on Monday, December 1st. The 2014  ALFISIG board will contact the new 2015 ALFISIG board to transfer knowledge and conduct necessary training before the 2015 term.

The 2015  ALFISIG board members are eligible to earn 1 PDU for every hour of board member service, not to exceed 45 PDUs within the volunteer category. Please review the PMI.org PDU credential requirements.

The Administrative Director Serves as the chief executive officer for PMI-AL FISIG and of the Board and shall perform such duties as are customary for presiding officers, including making all required appointments with the approval of the Board. The Administrative Director shall also serve as a member ex-officio with the right to vote on all committees.
The Director of Best Practices Has the same authority and duties as the Administrative Director but shall perform them only at the  request of the Administrative Director or when the Administrative Director is not available. Also the Director of Best Practices shall be tasked with developing and maintaining a compilation of “best practices” as discussed and forwarded by the membership. This best practices repository shall be accessible at all times to the membership and will be alterable by the Director of Best Practices under the direction of the board. Additionally, the Director of Best Practices shall coordinate the record keeping of all business meetings of PMI-AL FISIG and meetings of the Board as well as overseeing the management of funds for duly authorized purposes of PMI-ALFISIG.
The Director of Membership and Communication Responsible for establishing the venue for membership meetings and board meetings. The Director of  Membership and Communication will be required to maintain the appropriate communications with PMI Birmingham and PMI to facilitate the membership accumulating PDUs or for any other reason required by either the PMI Birmingham or PMI bylaws or guidelines.   The Director of Membership and Communication is also responsible for managing the ALFISIG website.
The Director of Education Oversees the establishment of the membership meeting agendas including the topic, speaker, and other business relating to the operations of the group as a whole.
The Committee Member at Large Assists the Administrative Director and other Board Directors with their responsibilities and participate on committees established by the Administrative Director as needed.

2015 ALFISIG Board expectations as outlined in the ALFISIG by-laws:

• If any officer ceases to be in good standing by failing to attend two (2) consecutive Board meetings, the Board shall declare the position to be vacant. An officer may resign by submitting written notice to the Board. Unless another time is specified in the notice or determined by the Board, an officer’s resignation shall be effective upon receipt by the Board.
• An officer may be removed from office for dishonesty, fraud, and/or misrepresentation in connection with the affairs of the organization, or unwillingness or inability to perform the duties of an officer by a two-thirds vote of the Board (excluding the vote of the affected officer).
• If any office becomes vacant, the Board may appoint a successor to fill the office. In the event the Administrative Director is unable or unwilling to complete the current term of office, the Director of Best Practices shall assume the Administrative Director’s duties and office. In the event the Director of Best Practices is unable or unwilling to fulfill the role of Administrative Director, the Board may vote any other current member of the Board to the position for the remainder of the predecessor’s term.

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2014 AFLSIG Officer Election Polls

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 shelley.vasko@projects-incorporated.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

 

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ALFISIG 2014 Officer Nominations

ALFISIG is conducting the new officer elections for 2014! Listed below are the available positions along with a short description of the responsibilities.

If you are interested in running for any of these positions, please provide an Interest Statement why you are interested in the specific position along with a short bio.  You may email your nomination to the 2013  Officers  at alfisig@gmail.com.

Nominations will be accepted until EOD TUESDAY, November 12th.   The Interest Statement and a short bio will be available on the ALFISIG website for review by the AFLSIG membership during the voting period. New officer voting will take place from Monday November 18  through Friday  November 29. The new 2014  ALFISIG board of directors will be announced on Monday, December 2nd. The 2013 ALFISIG board will contact the new 2014 ALFISIG board to transfer knowledge and conduct necessary training before the 2014 term.

The 2014  ALFISIG board members are eligible to earn 1 PDU for every hour of board member service, not to exceed 45 PDUs within the volunteer category. Please review the PMI.org PDU credential requirements.

The Administrative Director Serves as the chief executive officer for PMI-AL FISIG and of the Board and shall perform such duties as are customary for presiding officers, including making all required appointments with the approval of the Board. The Administrative Director shall also serve as a member ex-officio with the right to vote on all committees.
The Director of Best Practices  Has the same authority and duties as the Administrative Director but shall perform them only at the  request of the Administrative Director or when the Administrative Director is not available. Also the Director of Best Practices shall be tasked with developing and maintaining a compilation of “best practices” as discussed and forwarded by the membership. This best practices repository shall be accessible at all times to the membership and will be alterable by the Director of Best Practices under the direction of the board. Additionally, the Director of Best Practices shall coordinate the record keeping of all business meetings of PMI-AL FISIG and meetings of the Board as well as overseeing the management of funds for duly authorized purposes of PMI-ALFISIG.
The Director of Membership and Communication  Responsible for establishing the venue for membership meetings and board meetings. The Director of  Membership and Communication will be required to maintain the appropriate communications with PMI Birmingham and PMI to facilitate the membership accumulating PDUs or for any other reason required by either the PMI Birmingham or PMI bylaws or guidelines.   The Director of Membership and Communication is also responsible for managing the ALFISIG website.
The Director of Education Oversees the establishment of the membership meeting agendas including the topic, speaker, and other business relating to the operations of the group as a whole.
The Committee Member at Large Assists the Administrative Director and other Board Directors with their responsibilities and participate on committees established by the Administrative Director as needed.

2014 ALFISIG Board expectations as outlined in the ALFISIG by-laws:

• If any officer ceases to be in good standing by failing to attend two (2) consecutive Board meetings, the Board shall declare the position to be vacant. An officer may resign by submitting written notice to the Board. Unless another time is specified in the notice or determined by the Board, an officer’s resignation shall be effective upon receipt by the Board.
• An officer may be removed from office for dishonesty, fraud, and/or misrepresentation in connection with the affairs of the organization, or unwillingness or inability to perform the duties of an officer by a two-thirds vote of the Board (excluding the vote of the affected officer).
• If any office becomes vacant, the Board may appoint a successor to fill the office. In the event the Administrative Director is unable or unwilling to complete the current term of office, the Director of Best Practices shall assume the Administrative Director’s duties and office. In the event the Director of Best Practices is unable or unwilling to fulfill the role of Administrative Director, the Board may vote any other current member of the Board to the position for the remainder of the predecessor’s term.

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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 shelley.vasko@projects-incorporated.com 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

CHANGES TO ALFISIG BYLAWS

Please review the attached Bylaws and vote on accepting or rejecting the changes.

ALFISIG_Bylaws_Revised_10162012

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ALFISIG 2013 Officer Nominations

ALFISIG is conducting the new officer elections for 2013! Listed below are the available positions along with a short description of the responsibilities.

If you are interested in running for any of these positions, please provide an Interest Statement why you are interested in the specific position along with a short bio. Candidates must be a member of PMI. You may email your nomination to the 2012 Officers  at alfisig@gmail.com.

Nominations will be accepted until EOD Wednesday, October 31, 2012.   The Interest Statement and a short bio will be available on the ALFISIG website for review by the AFLSIG membership during the voting period. New officer voting will take place from Monday November 5  through Monday November 19. The new 2013  ALFISIG board of directors will be announced on Tuesday, November 20th. 

The 2012 ALFISIG board will contact the new 2013 ALFISIG board to transfer knowledge and conduct necessary training before the 2013 term.

The 2013 ALFISIG board members are eligible to earn 1 PDU for every hour of board member service, not to exceed 45 PDUs within the volunteer category. Please review the PMI.org PDU credential requirements.

The Administrative Director Serves as the chief executive officer for PMI-AL FISIG and of the Board and shall perform such duties as are customary for presiding officers, including making all required appointments with the approval of the Board. The Administrative Director shall also serve as a member ex-officio with the right to vote on all committees.
The Director of Best Practices  Has the same authority and duties as the Administrative Director but shall perform them only at the  request of the Administrative Director or when the Administrative Director is not available. Also the Director of Best Practices shall be tasked with developing and maintaining a compilation of “best practices” as discussed and forwarded by the membership. This best practices repository shall be accessible at all times to the membership and will be alterable by the Director of Best Practices under the direction of the board. Additionally, the Director of Best Practices shall coordinate the record keeping of all business meetings of PMI-AL FISIG and meetings of the Board as well as overseeing the management of funds for duly authorized purposes of PMI-ALFISIG.
The Director of Membership and Communication  Responsible for establishing the venue for membership meetings and board meetings. The Director of  Membership and Communication will be required to maintain the appropriate communications with PMI Birmingham and PMI to facilitate the membership accumulating PDUs or for any other reason required by either the PMI Birmingham or PMI bylaws or guidelines.   The Director of Membership and Communication is also responsible for managing the ALFISIG website.
The Director of Education Oversees the establishment of the membership meeting agendas including the topic, speaker, and other business relating to the operations of the group as a whole.
The Committee Member at Large Assists the Administrative Director and other Board Directors with their responsibilities and participate on committees established by the Administrative Director as needed.

2013 ALFISIG Board expectations as outlined in the ALFISIG by-laws:

• If any officer ceases to be in good standing by failing to attend two (2) consecutive Board meetings, the Board shall declare the position to be vacant. An officer may resign by submitting written notice to the Board. Unless another time is specified in the notice or determined by the Board, an officer’s resignation shall be effective upon receipt by the Board.
• An officer may be removed from office for dishonesty, fraud, and/or misrepresentation in connection with the affairs of the organization, or unwillingness or inability to perform the duties of an officer by a two-thirds vote of the Board (excluding the vote of the affected officer).
• If any office becomes vacant, the Board may appoint a successor to fill the office. In the event the Administrative Director is unable or unwilling to complete the current term of office, the Director of Best Practices shall assume the Administrative Director’s duties and office. In the event the Director of Best Practices is unable or unwilling to fulfill the role of Administrative Director, the Board may vote any other current member of the Board to the position for the remainder of the predecessor’s term.

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How to Register for Alfisig meetings

Registration is required to attend the meeting and receive PDU credit.  The following steps are required for registration:

  1. Navigate to the Birmingham PMI Chapter website:  www.pmibirmingham.org
  2. Select the ‘Events’ link (listed at left)
  3. Locate the ALFISIG announcement –Review the details of the meeting and note the conference bridge call in information listed.  It is imperative that you maintain the conference line information for the meeting.
  4. At the bottom of the meeting Alfisig Event information page, you may select Register and/or Download the presentation.  You must select Register to obtain PDU for attending the event. 
  5. To register, provide the required information on the form and press submit.  Insure the email information is entered correctly.  You will receive a confirmation email once fully registered to the address provided. 
  6. You will receive a summary line of the registration and the cost (if applicable).  If you have provided a valid PMI ID, you will not be charged for registration.  Otherwise, a 2.50 charge must be paid prior to registration.   Review information and select “Finalize Submission” button. 
  7. The cancellation policy page will then be displayed for review.  You must scroll down and select the “I accept the Cancellation Policy” button to complete registration. 
  8. You will need to download the presentation and have on hand during the meeting. 

Important:  Check your email for confirmation notice immediately.  If one is not received in a timely manner, it will indicate that 1) you are not fully registered or 2) you are registered, but did not enter a correct email address for confirmation. 

Note:  The meeting is provided at no charge to all PMI members and allows those attending to receive a PDU.  For non-PMI members attending, a $2.50 charge will be required during registration.

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Exciting News for ALFISIG!

2012 will bring some exciting new changes for ALFISIG!

In 2011, The Project Management Institute changed their policies for reporting, maintaining and earning PDUs.   To ensure that ALFISIG continues to provide you with accurate and fair PDUs opportunities and reporting practices, the ALFISIG Board of Directors have strengthened the relationship between ALFISIG and PMI Birmingham!

On Jan 1, 2012, ALFISIG became a virtual community under the management of the PMI Birmingham Board of directors, mainly the PMI Birmingham Director of Education, Steve Volz.   Reporting to Steve Volz will be the ALFISIG Director of Administration, Brandi Sheets.  In turn, the ALFISIG Associate Director of Communications (Deb Ingram), ALFISIG Associate Director of Education (Shelly Vacko), ALFISIG Associate Director of Best Practices (Kelly McCay), and the ALFISIG Associate Director at large (Belinda Singleton) will report to the ALFISIG Director of Administration.

What new features will you see? 

Our monthly ALFISIG meeting dates, times and conference call number will not change.   You will be required to register for the ALFISIG event via the PMI Birmingham website, just like you register for the PMI Birmingham Chapter meetings!  It’s that simple!

ALFISIG meeting will continue to be FREE for all PMI Birmingham Members.  When PMI Birmingham Members register on-line, ALFISIG will happily file your PDU claim for you.  You will no longer need to claim your PDU!

A small $2.50 charge will be required for all NON PMI Birmingham members.  This can be paid on-line when you register for the ALFISIG meeting.  All NON PMI Birmingham members will need to remember to claim their PDU for attending the ALFISIG monthly meeting.

You will continue to receive ALFISIG gmail reminders and you can always visit the ALFISIG website!

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2013 ALFISIG Board Vote

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. Deb received her 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

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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2012 Board Nominations

There is 1 week left to submit your 2012 ALFISIG board nominees!  For details, click HERE.

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