Leadership in Non-Profits - Joan Wright

July 28, 2017
Hosted by Rick A. Morris

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Rick will be speaking with a longtime associate Joan Wright. Early in Rick's career he wanted to give back to the community and did not have the financial resources to do so. He met Joan Wright and began a mutually beneficial relationship of giving with Joan Wright, Executive Director for Childcare Resources, a nonprofit United Way of Central Alabama partner. Joan and Rick have completed several projects together benefiting children and the community of Birmingham. Joan will be discussing her many years of servant leadership and what it takes to run a nonprofit organization. Join us for an exciting conversation of the dedication, passion, and understanding of the love it needs to serve others.

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Rick A. Morris

Rick A. Morris

Rick A. Morris, PMP, is an ITIL Practitioner, consultant, author, mentor and evangelist for project management. Rick is an accomplished project manager and public speaker. His appetite for knowledge and passion for the profession makes him an internationally sought after speaker delivering keynote presentations for large conferences and events around the world. He holds 18 certifications in the industry. Rick is the Owner of R2 Consulting, LLC and has consulted to numerous clients in a wide variety of industries including financial services, entertainment, construction, non-profit, hospitality, pharmaceutical, retail and manufacturing. Rick has over 90 implementations of Project and Portfolio Management systems including CA PPM (Clarity), Project Server, Planview and many more. Rick has written 3 books (The Everything Project Management Book, 2nd Edition, Project Management That Works! and Stop Playing Games!). An active member of the Project Management Institute, Rick is no stranger to being center stage in front of large groups of people. At the age of 11 Rick was a Walt Disney World Performer and in high school he worked at MGM Studios on various projects, including the New Mickey Mouse Club. Taking the experience of his youth and blending it with the knowledge he attained throughout his career, Rick has been able to inspire and mentor many project managers. His blend of real world experience and down to earth delivery style makes his passion for the profession contagious.

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