Leadership assessment, training, and development are a core part of Mavendog's change practice and an important complement to successful project and program delivery. Rhonda Frith-Lyons, a Mavendog Strategy Advisor for our change enablement practice, shares some guiding principles of great leadership.
Roger Hopper, Managing Director of Midwest Operations, provides insights into what distinguishes the Veterans from the average industry consultant and what attracts them to the Mavendog brand and mission.
Managing Director Jon Vordermark shares his perspective project delivery services, and what has evolved over the last twenty years. It can be best classified as ‘commoditization’ of project resources. This article talks about this commoditization, the drivers behind it, where we are today, and its risk to small-to-middle market buyers.
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina—May 15, 2018—Mavendog today announced that Michael Phillips will be joining Mavendog as the Vice President of Business Development, reporting to Managing Director and Founder Jon Vordermark. Phillips is responsible for Mavendog customer acquisition strategies and Southeast regional sales. He is based out of Mavendog's corporate headquarters in Charlotte, NC.
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina—January 9, 2018—Mavendog, LLC is excited to announce that it is opening a new office in Hudson, Ohio (strategically positioned between Cleveland and Akron). The office allows Mavendog to better support its operations in the Midwest. Roger Hopper, current Director of Recruiting & HR, has been named Managing Director, Midwest Operations and will lead the new office.
Managing Director Jon Vordermark discusses some mistakes organizations make when building and implementing Project Management Offices (PMOs), often undercutting their project leaders and relegating them to bureaucracy and administrative roles. For organizations that see project work as truly the crucible of change enablement, Vordermark recommends more Mavendog thinking.
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina—September 25, 2017—Mavendog, LLC is honored to be recognized Department of Defense's ESGR program (Employer Support for the Guard and Reserve). Our founder, Jon Vordermark, received the Patriot Award in July 2017 and was presented with the commemorative SecDef plaque in September by Stephanie Vojvoda, an Ombudsman with the ESGR.
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina—September 22, 2017—Mavendog today announced the formation of a new partnership with North Carolina for Military Employment (NC4ME). NC4ME is a comprehensive public-private partnership designed “to make NC the number one state for military employment.”
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina—September 5, 2017—Mavendog today announced the formation of a new partnership with Bottom Line, Inc. Led by Tom Fehlman, Bottom Line works with Mavendog to provide leadership training; individual assessments (including project manager assessments); management/labor partnering; Train the Trainer; and Employee Analytical Method Training. Some of Bottom Line's clients include the Dept. of Energy, Siemens, Black and Decker, Duke Energy, among many others.
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina—July 20, 2017—Mavendog is excited to announce the addition of two new hires in our Charlotte headquarters. Joining the team are Dani Beckman, PMP, and Elza Omerhi. Beckman is a Principal Consultant in our Unilateral Project Management division, but supports our Project Recovery Services as well. Omerhi is a Senior Consultant in our Investigative Analysis division.
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina—July 11, 2017—Mavendog today announced the formation of a new partnership with Align 3 Consulting, a management consulting firm that helps customers evaluate and improve upon the three organizational pillars of people, process, and technology.
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina—April 28, 2017—The Project Management Institute published today an article by our Mavendog founder, Jon Vordermark. The article, "Does Your Corporate Ladder Have the Right Project Management Rungs?", is published through PMI's partner ProjectManagement.com. It is featured on the PM.com homepage under the Knowledge Shelf. You can view the article on the Knowledge Shelf by using the link here. Readers will need to register to access the entire article or they can use their Project Management Institute (PMI) login.
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina—March 31, 2017—Mavendog today announced the homecoming of Roger Hopper, our Director of Recruitment and HR. Hopper is a National Guard, Non-Commissioned Officer in the United States Army Judge Advocate Generals’ Corps. He and his Virginia Army National Guard unit have recently returned from active duty in Southwest Asia.
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina—March 13, 2017—Mavendog today announced that Elizabeth Condrick will be joining Mavendog as the Director of Business Development, reporting to Managing Director and Founder Jon Vordermark. Condrick will have oversight of the sales direction for all Mavendog service lines.
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina—February 21, 2017—Mavendog announced today that it will add a dedicated analytical arm to its service offerings called "Investigative Analysis", or "IA". IA is a senior-level consultative service with experts in market analysis, business planning, issue and risk analysis and mitigation; process design; and requirements planning. Most importantly, IA offers evaluations of a project's long term viability and Return On Investment (ROI).
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina—February 13, 2017—Mavendog announced a re-branding effort, including changes to the company logo. Mavendog has also adopted "The Spec Ops of Project Management" as its tagline, becoming central to its brand. To achieve its re-branding goals, Mavendog contracted local marketing consultant and design specialist Kimberly Diedrich.