Don’t miss the next PMI Chapter Meeting on April 19th, 2017 at 11:30 AM!
From Administrative Assistant to COO and Part of the Largest Sports Project in History, with Paula Portz
About the speaker:
Paula Portz currently serves as the COO of Legends Project Development. Prior to Legends, Paula was the President of PC Sports, where she worked for 24 years. As an owner’s representative / project manager, she has worked on projects that include AT&T Center; FedExForum; Sprint Center; KC Live; KFC Yum Center; Papa John’s Stadium; Pinnacle Bank Arena and the West Haymarket Redevelopment; Mosaic Stadium; Milwaukee Bucks New Arena and Chase Center. Currently she is overseeing the Rams Stadium project; Banc of America Stadium; Philips Arena Renovations and Audi Field.
Paula was named as an SBJ Game Changers: Women in Sports Business in the inaugural class of 2011 as well as an SBJ Power Player: Design and Development in 2016. She is a certified Project Management Professional and LEED AP.
About the session:
Title: From Administrative Assistant to COO and Part of the Largest Sports Project in History
In her presentation, “From Administrative Assistant to COO and Part of the Largest Sports Project in History”, Paula will walk us through her journey in project management spanning two decades and 1,000,000 airline miles. She will share the challenges associated with managing multi-year, multi-billion projects including managing stakeholders, staffing across multiple sites, scheduling and budget risks and most importantly, delivering on-time. Her work with the new Los Angeles Stadium and Entertainment District which will serve as the new home for the Ram and Chargers football teams, will be the highlight of this engaging presentation.
Registration closes at noon, Monday April 16th
April 19th, 2017, 11:30 AM, PMI-CIC Lunch Chapter Meeting
11:15AM Registration Opens
11:30AM PMI Chapter Meeting Welcome & Information
11:45AM - 12:35PM Speaker Intro & Topic
12:35PM PMI Prizes & Updates
12:45PM PMI Closing
Sheraton - West Des Moines
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West Des Moines, IA 50266