Donovan is currently employed by Opto system Co ltd (Opto) as a multi–site Managing Director. His responsibility involves managing and controlling all aspects of the North American strategic goals to include profit and loss, continuous improvement and project management. He works very closely with the program management and business development team inside Opto as well as an array of vendors, subcontractors and customers.
Donovan previously served the North Carolina Project Management Institute (NCPMI) as the 2013 registration team lead and VP of Programs from 2014 to 2016. Donovan is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP®) and a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (LSSBB).He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Lancaster University (UK); Master of Project Management degree from Western Carolina University and a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Oxford Brookes University (UK).
Donovan's vision is to provide the best possible leadership and environment to foster strong team spirit and professionalism. He envisions NCPMI as a “one stop shop” for project managers and his mission is to drive a strategic plan to include, mentoring, strengthening committees, building relationships with universities, companies and industry experts, career initiatives, marketing, succession planning, enhancing and improving overall membership experience, increasing organization importance, brand and value, continuous improvement and system assessment to ensure adequate tools and solutions are in place to mitigate risks, ensure growth and success for NCPMI.