OKEMOS, MI, April 19, 2021 — Kunz, Leigh & Associates (KL&A) congratulates Bob Marquis, one of KL&A’s most experienced and well-respected program management consultants, for obtaining the Program Management Professional (PgMP) certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI). PMI is the global leader for those who work in project, program, and portfolio management.
The overall difficulty of the PgMP certification process coupled with the prerequisite of having at least 8 years combined project and program management experience has resulted in less than 3,000 certified PgMPs worldwide. By contrast, there are over one million individuals that hold PMI’s Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.
Program managers oversee integrated initiatives that center around achieving an organization’s strategic business objectives. Marquis, who is also a certified PMP and Certified Public Accountant (CPA), has over 20 years of experience managing complex projects and programs for both government and private sector clients. He believes that as organizations realize the value of managing initiatives as programs, more emphasis will be placed on employing professionals with program management skills and experience.
“As a consultant, the PgMP certification strengthens my ability to bring more value to client engagements,” said Marquis. “The insight I acquired through the certification process builds on my extensive experience. It better equips me to have more meaningful conversations with clients about how to achieve their strategic business objectives rather than just focusing on project requirements.”
KL&A, as an information technology solutions provider, offers project and program management services that not only ensure initiatives are completed on-time, within budget, and of the highest quality, but that they deliver real value to the client’s business. Therefore, KL&A is proud to celebrate Marquis’ achievement. The highly regarded PgMP certification not only serves as another attestation to his exceptional capabilities but further demonstrates the KL&A commitment to helping clients achieve their business goals.
KL&A is an information technology solutions provider with over 100 employees and two offices in the State of Michigan. Founded in 1992 by partners Jim Kunz and John Leigh, KL&A’s small, but highly qualified staff laid the foundation for the company’s success. Over the past 28 years, KL&A has formed several long-lasting relationships with clients which have resulted in substantial organic growth in annual revenue, service offerings, and staff members. The secret to KL&A’s success, in both business and as an employer, lies in understanding the importance of balancing work and play. Visit KL&A’s website to learn more and explore current job opportunities.
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