For Immediate Release

Project Management Institute Honors

Beth Ouellette of the PMI New York City Chapter

With Leadership of the Year Award

Short Hills, NJ, October 10, 2010— Beth Ouellette of the PMI New York City Chapter, has been awarded the Project Management Institute (PMI®) Component Leadership Award for her role as a leader in the New York City chapter and for furthering PMI’s envisioned goal that “worldwide, organizations will embrace, value and utilize project management and attribute their success to it.” 

This award honors component officers who have effectively guided their component’s operation to significant advancements or achievements for PMI. The award is based on nominees’ significant achievements in their component growth, innovative programs, and efforts. 

Beth Ouellette, Managing Director of The Ouellette Group, works with clients across the globe implementing value-added Portfolio, Program and Project Management best practices. She has built a multi-disciplinary practice of Executive Mentoring to help executives and organizations realize their potential, Training and Consulting to reveal and reemphasize possibilities for success, and Conference and Seminar speaking and hosting to renew and refresh skills, knowledge, and productivity.

“The PMI Awards Program recognizes excellence in project management across a broad array of categories for organizations, individuals, community advancement and our chapters and their volunteers,” said Gregory Balestrero, president and CEO of PMI.  “Winning this award is a testament of the value that Beth Ouellette brings to project management and to its varied stakeholders.”

Beth  accepted the PMI Component Award for Component Leadership on 9 October during the PMI Awards Ceremony at PMI® Global Congress 2010—North America in Washington, D.C.

About Project Management Institute (PMI)

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