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Lynda Carter

Lynda Carter is founder and president of Competitive Edge Consulting, Inc. and an adjunct faculty member of Baldwin Wallace University providing project management expertise and custom training development and delivery solutions. Lynda has extensive experience designing and delivering project management training programs as well as consulting with senior project management leaders on all aspects of the projects from methodology design and implementation to advanced applications of project management, and project management maturity assessments.

Lisa Codispoti
Amanda Dietz

Amanda Dietz is Vice President – Project Management and Business Analysis for Orion Development Group. She has more than 25 years of experience in operations management, auditing and process improvement. As a trainer and consultant, Ms. Dietz is able leverage her diverse expertise and strategic outlook to help clients implement and fully realize the benefits of process and technology change.

Prior to joining Orion, Ms. Dietz attained extensive quality and process management experience in the corporate world, principally in the Financial Services sector. She served on the senior management teams for two companies (InTuition and Wells Fargo). As an instructor, Ms. Dietz teaches at universities throughout the United States and for Orion partners overseas. She consistently receives outstanding reviews from seminar participants

Pete Evangelista

Pete Evangelista is an adjunct Professor and the founder of Petra Business Solutions, Inc. He has twenty-six years of information technology and process improvement experience. Pete has been leading complex and high impact IT projects across a breadth of industries and processes for the last twenty years. His experience includes leading local consulting businesses and being a Managing Director at one of the Big 5 consulting firms.

Paul King
Joe Nickrent

Joseph Nickrent is Project Manager/IT Analyst for Object Computing, Inc. and a business analysis instructor for Orion Development Group with 30 years of experience in information systems development and support. Mr. Nickrent has a proven track record in all phases of the system development lifecycle as well as requirements definition and management, scope definition and control, project plan creation, and tracking actual against plan. He has managed and led mainframe and non-mainframe based development efforts of time critical nature and has supported a mission critical financial system which controlled over $3 billion in assets.

Sue Russell

Sue Russell is a dynamic professional with over 20 years of experience. Sue has provided consulting services and learning strategies for health care, manufacturing, educational and business service organizations. She has consulted on long-term change initiatives and coached global project teams for Ernst & Young International, American Express and GE Aviation. Sue is currently a Crotonville Certified Instructor for numerous GE Professional Development Programs.

Steve Wall

Steve Wall is the Public Sector Performance Improvement Practice Leader for Orion Development Group. He has more than 25 years of experience leading major improvement efforts for public sector agencies from the inside. As a consultant, Mr. Wall has worked with dozens of states, counties, cities and private sector organizations in the United States and Mexico to develop strategic plans, implement change, improve customer focus, eliminate waste and save money.

Mr. Wall is a certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt. He has served as a keynote speaker for numerous state and national conferences, and instructed workshops and seminars for more than a dozen colleges and universities

Jon Washington
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