Cindy Berg

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Cynthia A. Berg, Phd (ABD), PMP

Cynthia Berg is Owner of CA. Berg and Associates and does consulting in leadership development and project management implementation. She was with Medtronic for 20 years most recently as Principal Project Management Specialist at Medtronic Arizona Device Manufacturing in Tempe Arizona, where she worked with new product development projects, and development of project management training and methodology. She had been with Medtronic since 1987, supporting organizations within Medtronic from manufacturing to finance and new product development.

Cynthia is a Senior Faculty Member at Keller Graduate School of Management where she teaches in the Masters of Project Management Program and the MBA Programs, she has been with Keller since 2000. She is an adjunct faculty member at Rio Salado Community College where she teaches Business and Project Management to Corporate Clients and was named Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Member for the 2000-2001 academic year.

Cynthia’s educational background includes a Phd. from Capella University in Organizational Behvaior, where she is currently completing her dissertation in the area of downsizing, survivor syndrome and employee motivation with expected completion in August of 2009, an MBA from Arizona State University, and a Bachelor’s degree in both Psychology and Sociology from The College of St. Catherine.

Cynthia has been active as a volunteer for the Project Management Institute since 1991 on both local and international levels, she earned her PMP in 1993. Cynthia led the update of “The Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, 2000”, and was named PMI Linn Stuckenbrook Person of the Year 2001, she participated in the Standards MAG from 2000 through 2003, and prior to that was a member of PMI’s standards committee from 1995 through 1999. She is currently project leader for the creation of a “Project Management Risk Practice Standard”.

Her other interests include; scuba diving (she is a PADI certified Dive Master and Master Diver), fitness, doing counted cross stitch and embroidery, and creating stained glass, as well as, of course reading.

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