Project Management Institute (PMI®), the world's largest not-for-profit
membership association for the project management profession, announced
that ESI International Executive VP, J.
LeRoy Ward, PMP®, PgMP®, CSM, is the winner of the 2013 PMI® Eric
Jenett Project Management Excellence Award.
The award recognizes an individual who has made outstanding
contributions to the practice of project management (PM) and who has
demonstrated initiative and leadership while advancing PM techniques,
concepts, theories or practices.
"Winning this award is a great honor," said Ward. "It puts me in the
company of distinguished past winners who have shared my passion for
project management excellence and innovation."
"ESI International is proud of the work that LeRoy does for ESI, our
clients and the greater project community," said John
Elsey, ESI International President and CEO. "LeRoy brings great
experience and insight to our executive management team and our company,
and this award validates the hard work that LeRoy exhibits as he helps
shape the future of project management."
This year's award was presented to Ward at the PMI® Professional Awards
Ceremony, held during PMI® Global Congress 2013 - North America.
About J. LeRoy Ward
With more than 38 years of experience in project, program and portfolio
management in the U.S. government and private sectors, Mr. Ward has
authored numerous publications, has been quoted in major PM and learning
publications and is a well-known and popular speaker at PM conferences
worldwide. He holds Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees
from Southern Connecticut State University and a Masters in Technology
Management degree from The American University. Mr. Ward is certified by
PMI® as a PMP® (No. 431) and a PgMP® (one of the first to earn the
credential); and, by the Scrum Alliance as Certified Scrum Master.
About ESI International
International, is a global project-focused training company helping
people around the world improve the way they manage projects, contracts,
requirements and vendors through innovative training in project
analysis and contract
management. In addition to ESI's more than 100 courses delivered in
more than a dozen languages at hundreds of locations worldwide, ESI
offers several certificate programs through our educational partner, The
George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Founded in 1981, ESI's
worldwide headquarters are in Arlington, Va., USA. To date, ESI's
programs have benefited more than 1.35 million professionals worldwide.
For more information visit www.esi-intl.com.
Rachel Behrle, 703-558-3000