Press Release: Michael Phillips Joins Mavendog as Vice President of Business Development

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.

Press Release: Mavendog opens new Midwest office; Hopper promoted to Managing Director

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. 

Mavenblogs: Flipping the script on Project Management Office (PMO)

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.

Press Release: Mavendog receives the Department of Defense Patriot Award

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.

Press Release: Mavendog forms partnership with Bottom Line, Inc.

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.

Press Release: Mavendog hires two key consultants to the firm's Charlotte headquarters.

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.

Mavenblogs: Mavendog Founder Published on

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 It is featured on the 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. 

Press Release: Mavendog Expands Its Service Offerings to Include "Investigative Analysis"

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).

Press Release: Mavendog Engages Diedrich Creative to Spearhead Re-Branding Efforts

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.