Jerry Reed is an award-winning instructor, speaker, author, and project management consultant. He has delivered lectures, workshops, seminars and webinars to managers and technology workers from Google, AT&T, PMI, Optum Rx, UCLA, SpaceX, the United Nations, Blizzard, Disney, Netflix and other organizations. His original, content-rich, high-energy programs are well-researched and presented in a professional and engaging style.
With over 20 years of project management experience, Jerry has successfully delivered over 100 projects as a senior project manager with AT&T, an engineer with NI-Gas and a research engineer with the US Army Corp. of Engineers. Mr. Reed has a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois, at Urbana-Champaign. He is PMP-certified, a Microsoft-Certified Professional, a certified emotional intelligence practitioner and a marathon runner. Jerry has taught project leadership and scheduling courses for over 10 years at UCLA Extension and was awarded UCLA Distinguished Instructor in 2014. He has served on the UCLA Extension Project Management Advisory Board, co-founded PMplicity, and authored Microsoft Project 2019 B.A.S.I.C.S.
Yolanda Reed is an author, editor, Certified Scrum Master, seasoned administrator, graphic artist and certified fitness professional. As Principal Administrator, she manages daily operations, office communications, client billing, vendor correspondence and accounting. She performs a wide variety of project management, product development, quality assurance and administrative functions. She prepares meeting material, conducts research for proposals, prepares status reports and compiles data to educate and provide recommendations.
Yolanda is the “secret sauce” of PMplicity. She maintains strong client relationships and is the primary liaison for PMPlicity partners, including Amazon, Apple, Vimeo, Barnes and Noble and UCLA.
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