Higher Education CoP - Apr 2018 - What are the current trends that could impact the PM profession in the next 2-3 years. What are potential employers looking for?

What are the current trends that could impact the PM profession in the next 2-3 years. What are potential employers looking for?

Speaker:  Ray Gries, Regional Operations Manager/Director at Whitlock and Al Sarhangi, Technical Operations Manager at Whitlock

About the Speaker: Ray Gries

Ray Gries is Whitlock’s Regional Operations Manager/Director for the Carolinas, and is responsible for leading the region’s design, project management, sales, and integration services teams. He is also involved with Carolinas wide strategic planning, recruiting and training. Ray has 19 years’ experience in the Systems Integration industry in both Finance/Accounting (8 years) and Operations (9 years) including Audio Visual, Pro-Sound, Structured Cable, Network IT and Professional Services spanning commercial, healthcare, and Federal markets. Ray holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Lake Superior State University in Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan.

About the Speaker: Al Sarhangi

Al Sarhangi is the Technical Operations Manager for Whitlock’s Carolina offices and has more than 13 years of professional experience in the AV/IT industry, including roles in technical support, operations management, and project leadership.  In this role for the Carolina offices, he oversees installation, project and site management, programming and quality assurance initiatives within the region. Al’s also responsible for setting and maintaining the best practice standards for technical operations. Before Whitlock, he served in various technical and management roles at the University of North Carolina, Cornell University and Cisco Systems.

 *Enter the building on the Avent Ferry road side through the covered entrance.


·       [6:30-6:55pm] Registration & networking

·       [6:55-7pm] Greeting & Introduction of speaker

·       [7-7:45/8pm] Speaker presentation

·       [7:45/8pm-8:15/8:30pm] Q&A, closing remarks, and networking


Event Details

Event Date 04-17-2018 6:30 pm
Event End Date 04-17-2018 8:30 pm
Registration Start Date 03-21-2018 2:00 pm
Registered 28
Available place 17
Cut off date 04-16-2018 12:00 am
Individual Price Free
Speaker Ray Gries & Al Sarhangi
Number Hours 1.0
Strategy PDU Hours .5
Leadership PDU Hours .5
Location NCSU Avent Ferry Building
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